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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
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Old Sat, Sep-29-2018, 08:04:17 PM   #1
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Default Which Grey?

Looking for others opinions. I am looking to change the color of my M and have decided on Grey. I though I was sold on Nardo until I saw this picture and am now thinking to go with the Telesto. Which one would you choose and if neither, do you have a grey to recommend?
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Default Re: Which Grey?

Between the two, Telesto looks better in my opinion.
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Default Re: Which Grey?

I went ModeGrau when I repainted mine.

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Between the two, Telesto looks better in my opinion.
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Default Re: Which Grey?

What about battleship grey?
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Im being pressured into painting mine Diamond schwarz
You should do it so i can see if i like it or not
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Default Re: Which Grey?

http://totalmcars.com/thread/2166/e4...-update?page=4

Here is an E46 M in Telesto. My issue is I like contrast between the car and wheels. I donít think silver wheels works well with the Telesto and Black is too dark with minimal contrast.
However, the lighter Nardo color works extremely well with gloss black wheels and I think would let the sky blue calipers pop through the wheels well.
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And here is a CSL in Nardo

https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1272879


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Default Re: Which Grey?

Iím definitely a gray Bimmer fan (all of mine have been either Silver gray or Space gray) and I gotta say the Telesto looks stunning on the e46 M3. Would be a great contrast with some silver wheels.
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