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New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by jonny5 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:18 am

My BMW M140i arrived last week, and yesterday I handed it in to Richard at RGK Detailing. He has done a fantastic job on it and really makes the paintwork look the way it deserves to look.

The spec:

M140i 5 door - Melbourne Red, Black Leather, Brushed Aluminium from with Black highlight
Sport Auto, Driver Comfort Pack, Harmon Kardon Audio, Professional Nav, Heated Front Seats, Sun Protection Glass

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Before detail:

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After detail:

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Arrived: BMW M140i 5 Door - Melbourne Red / Sport Auto / Comfort Pack / Pro Nav / HK Audio / SP Glass / Heated Front Seats
Gone: 15' Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 EcoTSI

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by Mjh7290 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:33 am

Very nice mate
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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by Funkyfin2000 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:30 am

Tasty!

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by D6EML » Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:09 am

Looks great
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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by kch1984 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:58 am

Hi mate - was it the new car detail you went for? The package shown on the website?

I'm Scotland based too, and there are an abundance of detailers to choose from. Given I'd ordered the same colour combo as you, this just might sway my decision!


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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by Jpick11 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:06 am

Looks lovely! if the colour had been available on the M135i i may have gone for it and i've never liked red cars! haha

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by jonny5 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:51 pm

kch1984 wrote:Hi mate - was it the new car detail you went for? The package shown on the website?

I'm Scotland based too, and there are an abundance of detailers to choose from. Given I'd ordered the same colour combo as you, this just might sway my decision!


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Hi mate

Yeah it was the New Car detail package that I got from him. I looked at some other places too. However I thought that his reviews, Facebook photos of which he has loads of his work, made me go with Richard.

Also he's probably the most local to me.

Cheers
Arrived: BMW M140i 5 Door - Melbourne Red / Sport Auto / Comfort Pack / Pro Nav / HK Audio / SP Glass / Heated Front Seats
Gone: 15' Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 EcoTSI

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by Hobstick » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:05 pm

Looking HOT!

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by MikeyBacon » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:49 pm

Lovely car and colour, top job done on the detailing. I've ordered VO for my 140 but would of gone for MR if I wasn't turning my R33 Skyline GTR red this year lol
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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by am1 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:14 pm

MikeyBacon wrote:Lovely car and colour, top job done on the detailing. I've ordered VO for my 140 but would of gone for MR if I wasn't turning my R33 Skyline GTR red this year lol
Was a toss up between VO or MR for me but the test drive in a MR and how good it looked parked on the drive sealed it for me. Was close though...
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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by sonnyx » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:19 pm

Looking good i do like the red
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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by Minter » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:34 pm

Love it! Melbourne Red is a great colour, not much different from Imola Red, every-so-slightly deeper/darker possibly.

Did the BMW salesman try to sell you their own bullshit paint protection program?!

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by jonny5 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:43 am

sonnyx wrote:Looking good i do like the red
Welcome to the forum
Cheers Sonny!

Yeah it was a toss up between it or Estoril Blue, but thought the Melbourne Red will be more unique. After all there are tons of EB cars out there now, but I still like that blue.
Arrived: BMW M140i 5 Door - Melbourne Red / Sport Auto / Comfort Pack / Pro Nav / HK Audio / SP Glass / Heated Front Seats
Gone: 15' Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 EcoTSI

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by jonny5 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:45 am

Minter wrote:Love it! Melbourne Red is a great colour, not much different from Imola Red, every-so-slightly deeper/darker possibly.

Did the BMW salesman try to sell you their own bullshit paint protection program?!
Yeah however was not mentioned until nearer the time and wasn't pressed on it at all.

We've had a few BMW's from him and the dealer, also got a very good discount so all in can't complain!

I'll post more photos of the car interior as well if people are interested.
Arrived: BMW M140i 5 Door - Melbourne Red / Sport Auto / Comfort Pack / Pro Nav / HK Audio / SP Glass / Heated Front Seats
Gone: 15' Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 EcoTSI

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Re: New Melbourne Red M140i arrived

Post by sonnyx » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:51 am

jonny5 wrote:
sonnyx wrote:Looking good i do like the red
Welcome to the forum
Cheers Sonny!

Yeah it was a toss up between it or Estoril Blue, but thought the Melbourne Red will be more unique. After all there are tons of EB cars out there now, but I still like that blue.
Totally agree you got to love the Blue as well.
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