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      08-03-2014, 12:38 PM   #23
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First attempt at posting some photos - all taken on an iPhone around home - apologies for the quality - if I get a chance to get some better shots will post at later date
Carbon Black M Sport - clearly looks slightly different colours in different lights
Interior - ivory white / black M sport combo
Beautiful car, I have the same combo on order! Only difference is I am debating anthracite trim over the brushed aluminum. I had a friend with aluminum in a 335 and it didn't hold up too well.
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      08-04-2014, 12:18 AM   #24
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I love when the carbon black shows the blue color!! Congrats! Let me know if you hav any problems caring the seats, I was going to get ythat color, but feared stains etc.
I bought this car directly from dealer stock (rather than custom build) as my lease was up, the car had everything I wanted on it and was colour I wanted, plus I got offered a great end of financial year deal - and I didn't want to wait several more months for delivery!

I have previously always had black interiors so the one concern I had was with the ivory. I like the look as part of the MSport interior as dash still black and contrasting black on the doors etc, but concerned re long term maintenance.

Dealer (who I trust as 5th vehicle have bought through them) did show me a couple of recent trades with light interiors which had been looked after well, to demonstrate they wore well, and some encouraging posts on this site suggested that with regular maintenance no major problems. So as kids now old enough to have their own cars and not be in my car much, took a chance.

Posts and dealer seem to suggest with reasonable general care and regular monthly leather cleaning should be ok - as long as no kids regularly jumping in the back and dropping chocolate on the ivory leather!!!

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      08-04-2014, 12:22 AM   #25
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Love that color combo.. bris64, do you plan on getting spacers for your GC? IMO, the best aesthetic mod (for the price).
Don't have any experience with spacers.
Any good links to a thread that expands on the idea for me to have a look at?
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      08-04-2014, 02:04 AM   #26
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Don't have any experience with spacers.
Any good links to a thread that expands on the idea for me to have a look at?
I can't find any before and afters of the 4, but here is a link to a good before and after of the 2 with/without spacers. It does basically the same thing for the 4Coupe and 4GC. As you can see in the below link, spacers really help fill out the fenders. I went with 10mm in the front and 15mm in the rear and am 100% happy with the result. You could probably even go 20mm in the rear without it looking crazy.

http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009770
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      08-04-2014, 03:31 AM   #27
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I can't find any before and afters of the 4, but here is a link to a good before and after of the 2 with/without spacers. It does basically the same thing for the 4Coupe and 4GC. As you can see in the below link, spacers really help fill out the fenders. I went with 10mm in the front and 15mm in the rear and am 100% happy with the result. You could probably even go 20mm in the rear without it looking crazy.

http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009770
Thanks - will take a look
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      08-04-2014, 11:51 AM   #28
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      08-05-2014, 03:10 PM   #29
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Nice car!! On the picture which shows door opened, i think i see the whole inner side is lined with soms kind of seal material? I dont think my 14 f30 has that. Wonder if that is what bmw did to fix the squeak...
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      08-05-2014, 03:25 PM   #30
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Nice car!! On the picture which shows door opened, i think i see the whole inner side is lined with soms kind of seal material? I dont think my 14 f30 has that. Wonder if that is what bmw did to fix the squeak...
I know the doors on the GC are frameless so the sealing is a bit different, but you should have the same seal on the door opening, and on the door itself?
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      08-05-2014, 07:15 PM   #31
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How are the 442 wheels?
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      08-07-2014, 10:13 AM   #32
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Bris64 - how do you find the ride quality on those big 19's?
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      08-07-2014, 10:26 AM   #33
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(F36) 428i xDrive M Sport Black/Black

I'll be posting pictures of my GranCoupe in about an hour or so.
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      08-07-2014, 11:46 AM   #34
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(F36) 428i xDrive M Sport Black/Black

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Sorry for the phone pictures, and I need to take more interior pictures as well.
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      08-07-2014, 12:06 PM   #35
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(F36) 428i xDrive M Sport Black/Black
Sorry for the phone pictures, and I need to take more interior pictures as well.

Nice! Can you post some interior pics? I have the matte blue finishers on my order and would love to see more pictures!

The gloss-black ones are way too reflective at night and are fingerprint magnets, but seem to be the popular choice.
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(F36) 428i xDrive M Sport Black/Black
Sorry for the phone pictures, and I need to take more interior pictures as well.
Nice looking GC!!!
How do you feel about the 441M Ferric Grey wheels?
Any plans for Mods.???
My GC finally arrive at the port and I should be picking it up in a few days..
I got MG/CR with the 441M Ferric Grey wheels...
Good luck and enjoy your new GC!!
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      08-07-2014, 12:54 PM   #37
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(F36) 428i xDrive M Sport Black/Black
Exactly how I'd like it, except for the rear exhaust which would have the dual exit splitted in the back...
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Exactly how I'd like it, except for the rear exhaust which would have the dual exit splitted in the back...
I know, I agree with you on the exhaust, but that's how BMW makes you want to buy the more expensive models
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Nice looking GC!!!
How do you feel about the 441M Ferric Grey wheels?
Any plans for Mods.???
My GC finally arrive at the port and I should be picking it up in a few days..
I got MG/CR with the 441M Ferric Grey wheels...
Good luck and enjoy your new GC!!
I like the wheels, not sure if I want to get them baked or not. Looking to get it coded, tinted, get a spoiler, and get blue side air ducts (same color as brakes) for now. Thanks!!
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      08-07-2014, 11:07 PM   #40
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looks great. I really like the blue interior accents.

I am really bumming that my 435GC Msport didn't come with the M brakes. I'll probably end up buying them... they look too badass not to have.

I just added carbon black painted reflectors, 35% tint, bought an invisicord for my radar, and ordered ECS wheel spacers the other day. will post pics soon
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      08-07-2014, 11:15 PM   #41
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Great pics - Have to agree is looks amazing in black.

Just picked up my 435GC.
Finally re-united after Euro-Delivery.
It's been a long 5 weeks.
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      08-08-2014, 12:12 AM   #42
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My god....more I see, deeper love I fall in with this car.
Never had this kind of feeling since E92 M3.

I have to get this car now.
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      08-08-2014, 03:13 AM   #43
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Bris64 - how do you find the ride quality on those big 19's?
Car has the M Sport Adaptive Suspension so ride quality is fine.
Compared to my 2009 E90 330d M Sport which was traded for the GC, on some of the patchwork Tarmac around where I live, in fact it's a major improvement.
(Indeed this was one of the first thing my wife commented on - as she's usually a passenger in my car, she was less of a fan of the ride / handling balance of the 330d than I was!)
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looks great. I really like the blue interior accents.

I am really bumming that my 435GC Msport didn't come with the M brakes. I'll probably end up buying them... they look too badass not to have.

I just added carbon black painted reflectors, 35% tint, bought an invisicord for my radar, and ordered ECS wheel spacers the other day. will post pics soon
Excited to see pics, my CB 435iGC is at the port on the way to the dealer, I plan on tint and JB4, considering spacers and CB reflectors - if you have before/after shots of spacers I'd love to see them...
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