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Old 12th February 2018, 01:16 PM   #21
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I love my silver/grey leather. Doesn't get as hot as black in summer, and doesn't show up every bit of dirt like white. Although i do have black everything else, so it's not oppressively grey. Conversely, i'd never touch a car with red leather, so horses for courses innit.
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Old 12th February 2018, 02:05 PM   #22
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That transformation is really good. First time I've liked a grey interior on an E46!


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Grey is ok as mentioned above aslong as plastics and carpets are black.
Mine was all grey, swapped a few bits to black and it looks much better.

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Old 13th February 2018, 08:23 AM   #23
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I've grey in mine but I think it suits the Techno Violet. Black makes the car look abit dark especially when the exterior can look almost like carbon black ok a dark day.


Tempted to do what Fordfesta has done though as it breaks it up nicely and it would all work better when u have the recaros and cage in if for trackdays too
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Old 13th February 2018, 02:49 PM   #24
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Grey is ok as mentioned above aslong as plastics and carpets are black.
Mine was all grey, swapped a few bits to black and it looks much better.

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That actually looks quite nice with the black accents!
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Old 13th February 2018, 05:51 PM   #25
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I have grey in my coupe and I like the idea of having a black carpet. Shame it didn’t come from the factory with black. Is it a big job to change the carpet?
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Old 13th February 2018, 06:25 PM   #26
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mid 90s hush puppy grey leather looks vile in everything, sporty or not.

The only good thing is it's a light colour so should be fairly simple to re-dye to a different colour.
this!
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Old 14th February 2018, 08:54 PM   #27
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Agree with the other comments really, maybe for me it's actually not the grey leather I dislike but all the other grey plastic s h it
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Old 14th February 2018, 10:30 PM   #28
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Grey is ok as mentioned above aslong as plastics and carpets are black.
Mine was all grey, swapped a few bits to black and it looks much better.

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That's exactly how the grey should have come from the factory. I would have that in mine. Discounted so many blue M3s because it seems like grey is all that people ordered in the 00's (especially Laguna)

I really want to make a similar thing with an LSB interior, would love a set of door cards to brighten it up a bit (keep the seats black) but struggling to find decent ones tbh.
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Old 15th February 2018, 12:32 AM   #29
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That’s nice first time I’ve likes grey in any car. That said grey is the thing nowadays apparently
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