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post #71 of 81 Old 7th November 2011, 06:55 AM
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Way to represent the Carbon Black Beasts! A job very well done as she looks brand new. Of course you will post more pictures after the final buff and I can't wait.

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post #72 of 81 Old 7th November 2011, 03:49 PM
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Finally, fresh desktop wallpapers!

Wow, just wow....your car is a prime example of how I want mine to look one day...if I win the lottery most likely...

Already figured it was a restoration, not just a respray...normally the doors don't come off, re-aligning them is a bit tedious,
not to mention the risk of damaging the new paint....

A joy to look at, great job, congrats!

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I love the quality of work on your respray... inspiring to say the least.

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Lots of mods and more to come...
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Hi Guys,

Thanks for the fantastic feedback - glad you all love the finished result as much as I do!

I'll definitely post more pics after the final buff and use a good camera to capture it as best I can. Thanks again for all the interest!

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Amazing thread. Nick, your car is the most sparkling BMW i have ever seen in person.
The paint really captures the eye. It's an amazing piece of work.

I can't even imagine how much that respray would have cost you. But one thing's for sure, it's f*cking amazing.

What a beautiful car.

PS: Your exhaust is droolworthy mate. Please refer me to your fabricator!



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Just came across this thread by accident looking for carbon black polished paint on E39.





Doing the same with mine right now. Mine's going to be Hot Rod Flatz though. Although this thread makes me wanna go back to original.
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Mine's going to be Hot Rod Flatz though.
What kind of colour/finish would this be?!

Cheers, Dennis!

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Changing the color is always tricky. I'd definitely go with the original color.

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