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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
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Sep-20-2018, 03:05:11 PM   #1
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Default Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

Trying to find a new rear bumper (itís impossible) and I ran across this one on eBay.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F163230020193

Seller says they canít verify color....it looks like Titansilber, and thatís what I need. Stahlgru seems darker than that to me....thoughts???

Itís an expensive gamble but INSANELY difficult to get Titansilber parts in NE.


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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

Looks like silver grey to me
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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

Agreed, A08 SG

Stahlgrau is not silbergrau
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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

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Agreed, A08 SG

Stahlgrau is not silbergrau


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Looks like silver grey to me


Thanks guys. Looks like Iím out of luck then on this one. Ugh.


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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

That looks lighter than silver grey to me.
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That looks lighter than silver grey to me.
I know, I'm starting to think that as well, but TiAg looks almost white. I think it's the lighting.
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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

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That looks lighter than silver grey to me.


Thatís why I was thinking it might be TS. Both SG colors seem quite a bit darker to me...


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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

steel grey is darker than this.
The lighting is very deceptive but it reveals itself in the flake.

+1 for silbergrau

edit: I say go see it in person upon further review haha

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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

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steel grey is darker than this.
The lighting is very deceptive but it reveals itself in the flake.

+1 for silbergrau

edit: I say go see it in person upon further review haha


Unfortunately I canít; itís several states away. Sounds like from the comments here tho I should pass on it.


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Default Re: Titansilber vs Stahlgru Color

maybe you can get some better pictures. I'm sure with better lighting you'd be able to tell.
good luck

Edit: the more i look at it the more i can see it being tiag in disguise

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