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      03-04-2015, 02:46 AM   #1
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My new 428i GC!

So I've been following this forum for a while learning from everyone, looking at pics and getting details of what I want and I finally bought!






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      03-04-2015, 10:11 AM   #3
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Congrats! Now lets see some pics!

Not too many GCs in Socal.
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So I've been following this forum for a while learning from everyone, looking at pics and getting details of what I want and I finally bought!
Congrats, and welcome to Gran Coupe Nation!

Let's see some photos.
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      03-04-2015, 01:14 PM   #5
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Thought I did post the pics. I made them public now?
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      03-04-2015, 01:18 PM   #6
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Okay, I've attached now.

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      03-04-2015, 01:19 PM   #7
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Man that is a sexy lookin car.
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      03-04-2015, 01:21 PM   #8
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Thanks! I powder coated the wheels black, tinted the windows and changed to black lettering right after I bought it. Not to loud but tried to clean it simple and clean...just a little different.
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      03-04-2015, 01:24 PM   #9
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Congrats, beautiful car
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      03-04-2015, 01:41 PM   #10
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Nice! I dig on the black badge. What tint % is that? Looks dark! 20%?
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looks good!
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      03-04-2015, 01:48 PM   #12
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You guessed it correctly, didn't realize how dark it would be. I'm sure I'll be pulled over someday and will have to get it lighter. I drove past a cop just yesterday and rolled down my windows so he wouldn't see.
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Congrats...good choice if I might say so myself.
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You guessed it correctly, didn't realize how dark it would be. I'm sure I'll be pulled over someday and will have to get it lighter. I drove past a cop just yesterday and rolled down my windows so he wouldn't see.
I'm in the same boat....I didn't realize how dark it would be until it was finished. Ahh well, it looks good.
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Nice!!
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      03-04-2015, 07:01 PM   #16
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Looks nice! Congratulations!
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      03-04-2015, 07:28 PM   #17
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WOW pimpin! Love it and you will too
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Great looking, congrats!!
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I'm so gutted I didnt push for a 4GC...looks awesome man

Maybe next year for me!! I've only just picked up my 320d!
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      03-05-2015, 12:07 PM   #20
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I'm so gutted I didnt push for a 4GC...looks awesome man

Maybe next year for me!! I've only just picked up my 320d!
Curious why you didnt get the GC? Was it due to price?
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I considered putting overlays or changing the emblems to black/white but not sure of the quality. Has anyone had overlay stickers look new after a long period of time?
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