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Post by scimjim » Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:30 pm

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Post by speedy555 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:02 pm

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Post by speedy555 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:03 pm

Well would you look at that 😎😎 Only trying on my phone but worked a treat. Thanks !! Anyway that's a se5 with 5a front before and after.....


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:25 pm

That's quite a transformation, Dave, well done! :D


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Post by speedy555 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:43 pm

Just finishing this Middlebridge...already on its 3rd colour 🤔
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Post by ScimmyMike » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:56 pm

Still non too sure about that colour myself


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Post by greeny » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:47 am

It is a little rep car park for me too....
But at least it will stay in the car.


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:51 am

I really like the colour, each to their own


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Post by MarkHawkins » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:43 am

It's a colour I wouldn't tire of for a day to day car and probably wouldn't put future owners off in the way a vibrant orange, green or yellow might. I think it suits the car.


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Post by Will Anderson » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:06 pm

There are a few MB's close to that in colour. I suspect it will look different in certain light conditions. I like it, looks classy, especially with a light interior but I still think a strong colour suits the Scimitar shape, both 5 and 6. See what stands out in a line up.
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Post by BusaPhill » Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:08 pm

Like the colour.
I'm thinking of the BMWM3 Merc AMG bright Blue for mine.
(Still too far off yet)

Not that kean on the exhaust tailpipes.


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Post by speedy555 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:25 pm

Looked a bit different with some sunshine today
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Post by speedy555 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:53 pm

Latest one to go out the door - been a real struggle this one, and in reality a financial disaster but you take the rough with the smooth. Few before and after pics too !
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Post by rich001 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:26 pm

Amazing work, looks fantastic wish i had the spare cash to get mine done!


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