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      10-27-2012, 04:58 PM   #23
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the woodgrain looks nice but the blue and red look more sporty
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the woodgrain looks nice but the blue and red look more sporty
It's more grown up.

I like it.

But am willing to trade lol.
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Well it seems you've got a order which is <> to your build. get them to swap it for you if you're not happy
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      10-27-2012, 06:55 PM   #26
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Well it seems you've got a order which is <> to your build. get them to swap it for you if you're not happy
The blue would've been cool but I will just live with the clean aluminum look.
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The blue would've been cool but I will just live with the clean aluminum look.
I've seen some do it, but I don't think the colored finishers look good with the wood. Two different looks that look odd together, classic wood and aluminum (silver)/ sporty aluminum hexagon and colored

I ordered the EBII finisher with aluminum hexagon to break up all the black (black leather interior, black paint), and because I think it compliments the aluminum and the plastics (dash) better than the high gloss.
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I think the gloss black with aluminum accent strip looks good and classy. I personally think the blue would look out of place unless you have a blue car or if they offered blue stitching on the interior leather (still surprised that wasn't included with the MSport). And I agree with the above that colored strips don't look great with wood trim.

On a side note, how is the piano black trim as far as fingerprints and durability? Does it scratch easily?
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Not so. I ordered a 335 M Sport with Burl Wood and aluminum...no colored accent.
Aluminum is the accent color in your case
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I think the gloss black with aluminum accent strip looks good and classy. I personally think the blue would look out of place unless you have a blue car or if they offered blue stitching on the interior leather (still surprised that wasn't included with the MSport). And I agree with the above that colored strips don't look great with wood trim.

On a side note, how is the piano black trim as far as fingerprints and durability? Does it scratch easily?
I'm going to get the blue stripe on my black/black car. I think it is more interesting to look at vs. the piano black option. I understand piano black shows scratches/marks/etc very easily.
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The blue would've been cool but I will just live with the clean aluminum look.
I don't think the blue finisher comes with the non metallic trims which would probably be why it's not there.

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On a side note, how is the piano black trim as far as fingerprints and durability? Does it scratch easily?
I find it shows the dust and if you do get fingerprints on then it is noticeable but a quick wipe with a cloth and it brings up the glossy shine again. It still looks amazing though and gives the car a very classy looking interior
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Nice set up. What is that ///M box on your console BTW?
That was the M Sport key ring I had as a freebie from the dealership I bought the car from. Apparently they normally hand out bouquets of flowers so I reckon I dodged a bullet there
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