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      03-22-2014, 05:03 PM   #1
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My Estoril Blue F31

I picked up my 2014 F31 in Estoril Blue with the M-Sport and M Performance package last night, after trading in my 2012 Audi S4. I'm thrilled to be back in a wagon after owning a 2004 Audi A4 Avant for a few years prior to buying the S4.

It was pretty much a no brainer once I drove a touring with the M-Sport and M-Performance and saw a F30 in the Estoril Blue.

She won't stay stock for long, as I've already purchased the black kidney grilles and the painted reflectors which will be installed once the weather warms up a bit. She'll eventually get lowered, light weight wheels, and exhaust, with a few other things I'm sure.

Planned mods - *updated*
1. Minor cosmetic: kidneys and reflectors
2. Coilovers: KW V2 installed - Pics
3. Wheels: BBS LMs (20x8.5" fronts and 20x10" rears) installed - Pics
4. Exhaust: likely AWE when it releases its new line of products

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Snapped these pics a couple minutes after leaving the dealership though she didn't manage to stay entirely clean with all the road spray from the snow melt.









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      03-22-2014, 05:18 PM   #2
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      03-22-2014, 08:07 PM   #3
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Congratulations and nice car. Great photos. Do you have any interior photos?
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      03-22-2014, 09:51 PM   #4
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      03-23-2014, 10:26 AM   #5
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Great shots! Congrats on your new F31.
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      03-23-2014, 01:26 PM   #6
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Hi Martin,

Congratulations, nice car and good choice ;-)

I will send you the results next week whrn I'm back home.
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      03-23-2014, 02:10 PM   #7
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Congrats on your f31, looks beautiful.
Great pics too.
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      03-23-2014, 03:40 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone.

Here are a few more that evening.





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Yes, here you go.





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      03-23-2014, 04:23 PM   #10
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Great looking car, congrats
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Congratulations, nice car and good choice ;-)

I will send you the results next week whrn I'm back home.
Thanks Thorsten.
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Judging by your Audi's, I can't wait to see what you do to this one!
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Wow, your car looks incredible! Your color combo in wagon form is just perfection. Can't wait to see the new wheels!
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      03-27-2014, 01:56 PM   #15
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^your steering wheel is on the wrong side
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^your steering wheel is on the wrong side
No, It is on the "Right" side.
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Estoril Blue it's my favorite color!

this is my dream...
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      04-08-2014, 12:47 PM   #18
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Step 2 and 3 in planned mods ordered (see first post with update).

Thanks to Andrew (Presario) for the help and to Eric & Tam @ Supreme Power Parts in getting the wheels sorted .

Now the wait begins.
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Hello Martin,

I' very interested to see first pictures with the BBS rims. Did you order real BBS LM or "just" the style? I'm asking cause I cant find on their homepage the size 10x20 which fit on a BMW with 5/120.

http://www.bbs-individual.de/index.php?id=lm

http://www.bbs-individual.de/index.p...1213.pdf&did=8
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Can't wait to see LM's on this beauty
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Hello Martin,

I' very interested to see first pictures with the BBS rims. Did you order real BBS LM or "just" the style? I'm asking cause I cant find on their homepage the size 10x20 which fit on a BMW with 5/120.

http://www.bbs-individual.de/index.php?id=lm

http://www.bbs-individual.de/index.p...1213.pdf&did=8
The real deal, hence the 4-5 week wait.

http://www.bbs-japan.co.jp/jp/products/lm.html

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Can't wait to see LM's on this beauty
Thanks. I was back and forth on these and the Volk TE37 Ultras and figured I'd go the classic route since a more favorable size for my liking was available.
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Hello Martin,

unbelivable

I think I don't want to know what you pay for, my wife would kill me for sure
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