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Old 03-17-2017, 07:56 PM   #16
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Congrats, I owned a black GT3 until I sold it to pickup a .1RS. Black GT3 has suck a bad *** look to it.


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Old 03-18-2017, 11:43 AM   #17
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In general, I'm not a fan of black wheels, but the gloss centers combined with the polished lips on your car are killer! Congrats.
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Old 03-18-2017, 06:24 PM   #18
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I think that car looks badass. I wouldn't touch it.

Add a bypass if you want. Loud enough.

Coilovers? You already have them. Only bmws need coilovers to make them actually handle

I used to be a BMW guy. 10 m3's in all across all the vintages and I sold my last one after I bought my 997.1 gt3.

Enjoy.
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Old 03-18-2017, 09:41 PM   #19
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Don't you dare go to the track and discover what a GT3 really is. Better stay on the safe side where BMWs play. 😈
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:45 PM   #20
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Those wheels are dope...want to do the same to my stockers. Congrats and enjoy-
Ditto.
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Congrats and welcome!
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Old 03-19-2017, 01:20 AM   #22
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Sweet buy! I was watching that car as well at some point last year. The only flaw to me are the rear tires. These are not OEM size and look a bit stretched. Probably because of a lowered suspension ?
Nonetheless congrats on the purchase and enjoy in good health.
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Don't you dare go to the track and discover what a GT3 really is. Better stay on the safe side where BMWs play. 😈
Had I not previously owned and tracked multiple GT3s and GT2s and more importantly enjoyed a full season in GP3 as a reserve driver, I might take slight offense to the implication that I am somehow fearful of the circuit 😭 My inclination not to track it stems from the pristine nature of the car. When I race, I hunt the kerbs with scant consideration to the aesthetics of the car. This beauty is for peering pleasure only!
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Old 03-19-2017, 11:08 PM   #24
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Sweet buy! I was watching that car as well at some point last year. The only flaw to me are the rear tires. These are not OEM size and look a bit stretched. Probably because of a lowered suspension ?
Nonetheless congrats on the purchase and enjoy in good health.
Good observation. They are in fact a bit stretched; 305s. I'm not sure what the OEM spec is, nor have I put it on a lift to determine whether or not it has been lowered. All in good time. I was too busy detailing and wrecking the Skyline run this weekend!
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I think that car looks badass. I wouldn't touch it.

Add a bypass if you want. Loud enough.

Coilovers? You already have them. Only bmws need coilovers to make them actually handle

I used to be a BMW guy. 10 m3's in all across all the vintages and I sold my last one after I bought my 997.1 gt3.

Enjoy.
As a longtime lurker and rare poster, I am not surprised by the healthy rivalry (sibling) between Porsche and BMW. As for the exhaust, it already had a Sharwerks race pipe and hence I am fine with the sound. As for the coilovers, on all previous GT3s I upgraded to Clubsports and was quite satisfied. Indeed, the OEM dampeners are adequate, but adequate never quite did it for me.
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Don't you dare go to the track and discover what a GT3 really is. Better stay on the safe side where BMWs play. 😈
Speaking of rivalries... To me, it is love at first sight!
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Congrats, I owned a black GT3 until I sold it to pickup a .1RS. Black GT3 has suck a bad *** look to it.


Gorgeous rides! I too fancy gold wheels. I sport gold S101s on a few of my Ms.
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Gorgeous rides! I too fancy gold wheels. I sport gold S101s on a few of my Ms.

Same here. Black on gold is always a fantastic look.

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Really great spec! Congrats
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Good observation. They are in fact a bit stretched; 305s. I'm not sure what the OEM spec is, nor have I put it on a lift to determine whether or not it has been lowered. All in good time. I was too busy detailing and wrecking the Skyline run this weekend!

OEM on a .1 GT3 is 305. They always looked stretched.
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