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      02-17-2019, 05:57 AM   #1
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So in the context that my Imola Red E46 M3 is "The Red Dragon"...my fresh M2C is the "Baby Red Dragon". Unfortunately I didn't have the patience to wait for the pending M2CS so I purchased my M2 Competition in Black Sapphire Metallic and wrapped it red.

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Full wrap in 3M Dragon Fire Red, all carbon fiber coated in XPEL Ultimate Clear
Glanz Ceramic Coating
XPEL XR+ 35% Tint
Clearplex Windscreen Protector
M Performance 763M Wheels with MPSC2 Tires (AutoPro Ceramic Coated with black stems and weights)
M Performance Front Lip
M Performance Side Skirts
M Performance Diffuser
Shuttergang Labs CS Style Spoiler
Acexxon Slotted Rear Reflector Insert
AA Midpipe
Cerakoted Exhaust by High-Tech Coatings
MaximumPSI Crank Hub (Installed by Lang Racing)
VRSF Downpipes
ECUTEK (Tuning by Ian@Bend Calibration - Same tuner as my E46 M3 and long time friend)
Bimmercode coding (ASD deleted before first startup along with a bunch of other functional improvements)

















First track session at Big Willow back in January (Oil slick previously spread by corvette on Turn 8); This was my last session of the day and sloppy lines but was having a great time with the car. My best sessions were 1:38 with plenty to improve.



Took some more photos out at Supercars by the Beach (cars and coffee) and added MMR Shift Paddles. I originally was interested in the Pedal Haus Paddles but these peaked my interest. They're definitely an improvement. I'll keep a lookout for the Pedal Haus ones to compare as I've always been a big fan of their products and will likely get their pedals like I have in my E46 M3.









Baseline Dyno - AA Midpipe with Shell 91ACN Fuel





SAE format for all future comparisons. Nobody likes STD's


Some new toys...ECUTEK with tuning by Bend Calibration:




Getting the MaxPSI Crank Hub installed at Lang Racing:



Some folks have mentioned they don't like to see the muffler hanging below the rear diffuser of the car. Many have used black high temp paint on the muffler. I've gone a different route with same visual result...here is a teaser:



Here's the cerakoted muffler from the back side:

Without Lightbar:


With Lightbar:
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      02-17-2019, 09:28 AM   #2
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Looks great, and the 763 look awesome.
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Looks awesome!
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      02-18-2019, 10:23 AM   #4
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Great choice in mods and color of the wrap!
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If only this car came in Toronto Red, Ferrari Red, or Imola Red from the factory...
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      02-19-2019, 03:57 AM   #6
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If only this car came in Toronto Red, Ferrari Red, or Imola Red from the factory...
1000x agreed!
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      02-19-2019, 07:34 AM   #7
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Looks great!
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Oh my. This is the devil in M2's cloak. Looks great and definitely unique!
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Wow, that pops!

I generally prefer blue, but this....THIS looks good. REAL good.
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      02-19-2019, 04:20 PM   #10
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Looks fantastic!! BMW, please take notes! If not standard, at least Individual, please!
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This looks amazing. Nice work
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Looking good
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That looks super dope
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Definitely off to a great start, for sure a head turner!
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Looks amazing! Can we get some closeups of the spoiler?
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I think red looks great, should of being a factory colour!
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Nice! Who is this Shuttergang?
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Perfect!
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So in the context that my Imola Red E46 M3 is "The Red Dragon"...my fresh M2C is the "Baby Red Dragon". Unfortunately I didn't have the patience to wait for the pending M2CS which will likely be available in Toronto Red (Let's see if my prediction is correct) so I purchased my M2 Competition in Black Sapphire Metallic and wrapped it red.
SO incredibly clean... just nasty, nasty gorgeous!!!
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Nice! Who is this Shuttergang?
A UK company, when I was searching for a CS style spoiler they came up and I liked it better than the RKP offering. Shuttergang had great communication, the shipping from UK to USA was super fast, the weave was above expectations and they had a nice air freshener in the box too which ended up in my wife's car and she liked it.
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