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Old 11th February 2018, 04:48 PM   #1
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Picked this up a month ago from Bristol. Ive no idea on the car's history, if you recognise it I'd be interested to know a bit more about it.

Its a 2009 Monte Carlo, 58k miles, EDC, DCT car. I'd been after an E92 M3 for a few months and after missing out on another MC, went 150 miles to collect this one. I missed out on one up the road (7 miles away from me, doh) and there was another in London, a member on here I think, but the car was a bit 'instagram scene' for my liking. Mind you Ive no idea what the car's previous 5 owners have done to it! I really wanted a comp pack car in Silverstone 2 or Japan/Electric red like Scutch's but couldnt find one I liked, but comps were a little out of budget, I didnt realise until purchasing this has the comp springs on it?

I cannot capture the colour right on my SLR, I dont know why!

Plans for it are basically what Keith did to his minus the front splitters. The 220Ms dont really do it for me and the black wheels are not at all photogenic so I think 12mm rear spacers and Chris's 359's in hyper silver are in order sometime I think. Then itll be onto rear spoiler, CF mirrors, exhaust mod. Should be visiting Ian for some updates shortly as well.

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Old 11th February 2018, 04:52 PM   #2
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Looks wicked. Enjoy
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Old 11th February 2018, 05:15 PM   #3
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Youve captured to colour better than i ever could with my old one! Theres two ss comp packs for sale on here now, see its a welsh car originally too
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Old 11th February 2018, 06:14 PM   #4
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Hi Mike, stunning!

Glad you’ve got yourself something special.

Re PM: yes 12mm spacers at rear. Chris will sort you these out too, with the correct bolts and locking nuts too for a great price
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Old 12th February 2018, 04:08 PM   #5
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Thanks all, I am really undecided on wheels. The MC I was going to buy originally had satin black 359's, Kev's with Satin black 359's looked bloody good, but then so does Keiths on Silver. The more I look at photos of the 220s in black the more I hate them.
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Old 12th February 2018, 04:42 PM   #6
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i have to say i like the 359s in silver, i wanted to get silver schnitzer 5 spoke wheels for my monte but at the time i thought i could put that money towards an F80, and i did!
Im glad i tried one but id prefer a good E92! it would of eaten me up if i didnt make the move for an f80 , its better to try something and not like it rather than thinking what might of been and its made me realise how good 92s are , i didnt realise it when i had my monte!
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Old 12th February 2018, 04:54 PM   #7
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i have to say i like the 359s in silver, i wanted to get silver schnitzer 5 spoke wheels for my monte but at the time i thought i could put that money towards an F80, and i did!
Im glad i tried one but id prefer a good E92! it would of eaten me up if i didnt make the move for an f80 , its better to try something and not like it rather than thinking what might of been and its made me realise how good 92s are , i didnt realise it when i had my monte!
Surprising how many people say the same thing about the f80. What you got now? F80 still?
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got a space grey 92
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Old 12th February 2018, 07:07 PM   #9
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Still cant decide.
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Old 12th February 2018, 10:26 PM   #10
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I’m in the same boat with mine mate (although Japan Red). Think silver looks fresher but something about the 359’s in black suits the shape and dimensions of the car. Especially on red or blue, as above.

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Old 12th February 2018, 11:02 PM   #11
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Nice...I am looking at a silverstone competition pack on Sunday...hopefully it’s as advertised that’s the garage filled!!!
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Old 13th February 2018, 04:50 PM   #12
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I've gone with black. Ordered some from Chris today. Mainly because that's the Monte Carlo edition colour scheme.
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Old 13th February 2018, 08:41 PM   #13
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/\ good one , they look good in black also silver too
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