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Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by mcbutler » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:34 pm

Guys,
I have a Carmine red 35i and I am thinking of painting the rear silver shell over the 'roll hoops' either completely or partly (as per pics) to match the car paintwork.
I am thinking about this because I have a black interior with dark wood so its all very 'dark' in there.
They are coloured in 'procreate photo programme so no highlights as you can see on the bodywork but you get the idea.

Thoughts chaps??
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Post by jamie_z4 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:38 pm

hi, you say its all very dark in the interior, not sure how changing the roll hoops will lift the brightness at all? Its behind you you wont notice it -looks a bit tacky for me sorry.
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Post by sunnydays » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:38 pm

Sorry I have to ask, who is Scarlet?

Also IMO if you are going to paint the hoop, paint the whole thing

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Post by IRD » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:25 pm

Prefer the originals but we are all different. If you fancy the red go for it. It’s your car and as long as you like the outcome it doesn’t matter what anybody else thinks. :thumbsup:

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Post by flybobbie » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:57 pm

Being silvery gives the impression of strength and strong, as they are glorified roll bars. Being that red colour they look plastic and not strong.

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Post by Zed Baron » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:52 pm

I think they look good, bit like the colour coded ones on the Boxster 981. I did think of doing that to mine, I would buy a second hand set and have a spare incase you changed your mind :o

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Post by john-e89 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:37 am

Nope looks like you would be trying to hard imho....leave well alone. :thumbsup:
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Post by Busterboo » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:57 am

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Post by mr wilks » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:39 am

:cry: just no :( or follow the baron's advice & if you must then do it to a spare set
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Post by Dave 2 dogs » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:42 am

What IRD said :thumbsup:
But for me it’s a no , sorry :thumbsdown:

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Post by z4pilot » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:39 am

I think you would have got the same response if you'd asked about sticking 'Scarlet' on the back of your car, so go for it...
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Post by mcbutler » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:48 am

OK guys, i will end this thread with a no, the photos of the car in melbourne red kind of convinced me.

As for Scarlet and who she is, well that's a mystery and will remain so.
It draws a lot of positive attention though.

And for those obsessed with symmetry :zzzz: i guess it evens up the back end :poke:
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Post by mcbutler » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:48 am

mcbutler wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:48 am
OK guys, i will end this thread with a no, the photos of the car in melbourne red kind of convinced me.

As for Scarlet and who she is, well that's a mystery and will remain so.
It draws a lot of positive attention and comment though.

And for those obsessed with symmetry :zzzz: i guess it evens up the back end :poke:
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Post by Huzee4 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:48 pm

Off at a tangent but I have to know what polish / coating your using, Scarlet is gleaming :thumbsup:

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Post by Cees Klumper » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:01 pm

How about wrapping those hoops with shiny black? Never cared for the matte silver.
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