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      06-13-2009, 05:20 PM   #23
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Looks great!

They have a proper bumper coming soon. Either a M-sport, or rumored M version is coming soon...notice the bulge in the hood.
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      06-13-2009, 05:46 PM   #24
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Thats the best looking 7 ive seen. Looks good from all sides.

Can't get used to the super huge kidney grills though. Looking our my window I much prefer the E90 3 series grille which I think is better then the 3 coupe and E90 facelift model. Hope the new 3 does not have such a huge grill.
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      06-13-2009, 07:51 PM   #26
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great looking car. Are these pics for real??? They look so good they look fake.
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great looking car. Are these pics for real??? They look so good they look fake.

Yes, they are real, besides the lowering of the car. Sorry my post editing is a little over-done hahahah
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      06-14-2009, 11:09 AM   #28
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      06-14-2009, 02:59 PM   #29
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Using silver and matte black vinyl, I was able to cover up all the chrome on the car. This included the rear trunk strip, door handles, side marker trim, front bumper grille trim, and soon we will be doing the kidney grilles. We also will be doing the rear diffuser in black as shown in the photos:
BTW: Brandon, that's a F02 not a F01
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      06-14-2009, 11:07 PM   #30
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Why can't BMW put a proper bumper on this car

that doesn't work at all. the m6 bumper suits the m6's design language, as does the f01 and its bumper.

i keep seeing that m6 bumper plastered on the f01 and it just doesn't work.
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      06-14-2009, 11:09 PM   #31
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btw, the diffuser should look like that from the factory, nice job.
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      06-15-2009, 12:04 AM   #32
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btw, the diffuser should look like that from the factory, nice job.
I would agree - you can't put M stuff on everything. An M is the essence of the entire car - engine, suspension, powertrain, dynamics.

Again - the F01/F02 is not an M car - simply a luxury sports sedan. If you want to drive an M - it's an entirely different experience.....
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      06-15-2009, 11:39 AM   #34
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It definitely looks photoshopped to me. If you look at the 4th pic, you can see the red reflectors on the bottom of the rear bumper. The looks at the rear shot, and they are blacked out. Hmmmm.
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It definitely looks photoshopped to me. If you look at the 4th pic, you can see the red reflectors on the bottom of the rear bumper. The looks at the rear shot, and they are blacked out. Hmmmm.
when did anybody say it wasn't photoshopped?
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BTW that "photoshopped" diffuser is actually going on the car tomorrow its gonna be sick
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Original picture set, it looks bloody gorgeous! I think the understated elegance might be one of the big things missing from modern BMWs.

I mean, just look at it! No chrome bits and it looks freaking excellent!

Really nice work
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I would agree - you can't put M stuff on everything. An M is the essence of the entire car - engine, suspension, powertrain, dynamics.

Again - the F01/F02 is not an M car - simply a luxury sports sedan. If you want to drive an M - it's an entirely different experience.....
Wait, what's this about M equipment?

I was merely referring to the aesthetic improvements made by having blacked-out faux diffuser pieces as opposed to body-colored ones.
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Wait, what's this about M equipment?

I was merely referring to the aesthetic improvements made by having blacked-out faux diffuser pieces as opposed to body-colored ones.
Sorry - maybe my message wasn't clear...
I was agreeing with your post about the M6 bumper and how just adding the bumper doesnt fit the design language....

soooo - putting an M bumper doesnt do much good for me - unless it's the real thing...
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Sorry - maybe my message wasn't clear...
I was agreeing with your post about the M6 bumper and how just adding the bumper doesnt fit the design language....

soooo - putting an M bumper doesnt do much good for me - unless it's the real thing...
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      06-18-2009, 07:02 PM   #42
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Hey guys, the car just made bmwblog.com !!!!!

http://www.bmwblog.com/2009/06/13/ho...-bmw-7-series/
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      06-18-2009, 07:03 PM   #43
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F01 7 series chrome delete using vinyl

Hey guys, I blacked out and silvered out all the chrome parts on the new 7 series (except the front grille which I am doing this weekend), snapped some pics, and now its front page on bmwblog! check it out:


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      06-18-2009, 07:32 PM   #44
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Nice, but why did you leave the grilles alone?
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