E30 paint ideas

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E30 paint ideas

Postby BMW_e30 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:11 am

I have an 84 e30 and i was going to paint it with my friends paint gin because the on it right now is really bad so i was wondering if anyone hade some colors that they really like on e30s to give me an idea


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Re: E30 paint ideas

Postby 87e30 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:09 pm

I'm in love with the color on this e30 viewtopic.php?f=34&t=2332
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Re: E30 paint ideas

Postby Yoshi » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:14 pm

I always wanted to do a white car. But with a diving board car, it's harder IMO. Gold?
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Re: E30 paint ideas

Postby M20_fever » Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:48 pm

I would caution about changing the color of the car. To do it right you need to strip the car down to basically a bare chassis to get the engine bay, door jambs, trunk, etc...That includes taking the glass and interior out. A simple respray will be WAY easier, especially if you've never painted a car before.
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Re: E30 paint ideas

Postby Yoshi » Thu Jul 30, 2015 2:34 pm

This is why I like black/super dark colored cars as bases. It looks much less out of place to have a red exterior car but red jams/engine bay than it is to have a champagne engine bay and red exterior.
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