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      07-31-2013, 08:13 AM   #1
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M Performance Splitter Dilemma

So I have ordered my F31 330d M Sport in EBII

I have also ordered the M Performance front splitter.

My dilemma, do I -
Leave it Matt black finish?
Colour code it EBII?
Carbon Wrap it?
Or a mixture of the above?

I realise it's a personal choice, but always good to hear others opinions or what they have done.
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I would go with with Matt Black, especially if you are fitting the side sill decals. Ive seen some totally in EBII and some with just the lower lip in EBII with the rest of the splitter in matt black, they all look good TBH.

Like you say its a very personal choice but I would stay away from the carbon wrapping.
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      07-31-2013, 09:26 AM   #3
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Another vote for matt black here I think, I always like the contrast.
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Go all painted for a smoother look.
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Got the same dilemma. The issue I have is the middle support which doesn't look ideal and is more prominent when it is painted in a light colour, so I'm thinking matt black at this point.

There does seem to be some variation in the position of the middle in some of the photos where they appear to be set back further and therefore less visible.
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Got the same dilemma. The issue I have is the middle support which doesn't look ideal and is more prominent when it is painted in a light colour, so I'm thinking matt black at this point.

There does seem to be some variation in the position of the middle in some of the photos where they appear to be set back further and therefore less visible.
There is a silver one with perfomance kit at showroom Country Garage and a red one with performance kit at JKC Coleraine if it helps.
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Cheers... I've seen the EB one at Bavarian, but always good to see how others have painted them up any photos?
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So I have ordered my F31 330d M Sport in EBII

I have also ordered the M Performance front splitter.

My dilemma, do I -
Leave it Matt black finish?
Colour code it EBII?
Carbon Wrap it?
Or a mixture of the above?

I realise it's a personal choice, but always good to hear others opinions or what they have done.
I'm buying mine soon to go on an Alpine White and I was thinking gloss black.
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      08-01-2013, 06:05 AM   #10
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I'm buying mine soon to go on an Alpine White and I was thinking gloss black.
Yeh, on a White car the black will look spot on
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Another one for the Matt black and like Paul845 said "especially if you are fitting the side sill decals" it all just ties in so well. I think the Matt black looks awesome with any colour except maybe the black (I'm not convinced yet)? They also look so much better in the flesh and when I saw one in the show room I knew my budget was going to be blown!! Had mine 3 weeks now and always end up looking back at her every time I'm walking away :-)
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Yeh, have found a few photos of the EB11 with the Matt Splitter, does look kinda sexy



i've not priced up the Side sills yet, has anyone fitted them themselves?
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I think as a general rule now, the OP should post up what his/her final decision is. Let's keep it entertaining.
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Yeh, have found a few photos of the EB11 with the Matt Splitter, does look kinda sexy



i've not priced up the Side sills yet, has anyone fitted them themselves?
Sorry I was distracted - what did you say about a car...?
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Sorry I was distracted - what did you say about a car...?
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I think as a general rule now, the OP should post up what his/her final decision is. Let's keep it entertaining.


Got to be the Matt Black look
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So I have ordered my F31 330d M Sport in EBII

I have also ordered the M Performance front splitter.

My dilemma, do I -
Leave it Matt black finish?
Colour code it EBII?
Carbon Wrap it?
Or a mixture of the above?

I realise it's a personal choice, but always good to hear others opinions or what they have done.
Don't buy it. Dilemma over!
Does the Bruce Forsyth Chin improve performance?
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Yeh, have found a few photos of the EB11 with the Matt Splitter, does look kinda sexy



i've not priced up the Side sills yet, has anyone fitted them themselves?
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Got the same dilemma. The issue I have is the middle support which doesn't look ideal and is more prominent when it is painted in a light colour, so I'm thinking matt black at this point.

There does seem to be some variation in the position of the middle in some of the photos where they appear to be set back further and therefore less visible.
A few good pics at this link although the car colour is mineral grey

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=796633
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A few good pics at this link although the car colour is mineral grey

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=796633
Looking good, i like those BBS's too
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I need to find a link to m sport add ons.....anyone? I think I need this and the carbon mirrors!
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