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      08-29-2020, 03:50 AM   #1
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Robert Downey, Jr.ís SpeedKore-Modified 1974 BMW 3.0 CS

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I wouldn't kick it out of the garage.
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Wow, I really dislike that hydro-dipped woodgrain exterior molding/spoiler and the CF bumpers. Just looks wrong to me.

I'm OK with modern interior (including hidden touchscreen infotainment display), different engine/brakes, I just would prefer the exterior to be more OE classic. His money obviously.
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Wow, I really dislike that hydro-dipped woodgrain exterior molding/spoiler and the CF bumpers. Just looks wrong to me.

I'm OK with modern interior (including hidden touchscreen infotainment display), different engine/brakes, I just would prefer the exterior to be more OE classic. His money obviously.
I'm with you. I like the chrome bits to stay chrome, except possibly for the window trim.
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Clean and tasteful. Love the interior.
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Not a fan of the mods, as these cars get older and rarer, I find them best looking in stock (or at least close to stock) form. Like this one.
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I just think it's cool Downey is into old BMW's
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I wonder if this will be gifted to a friend of his. Doesn’t really strike me as his car.
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I'm not crazy about the wheels, either. Are they 20 or 22s? They look.too close to dubs for my taste.
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Not a fan of the mods, as these cars get older and rarer, I find them best looking in stock (or at least close to stock) form. Like this one.
Same. Mine will look almost identical to the one you posted. I even have the stock wheels ready to install.

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The wood trim on the exterior is really whats throwing me on RDJ's car, I could live with everything else even the auto.
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I personally don't mind it to be honest. Sure, these cars are rare enough and stunning as is that I'd prob want to not mod as heavily, but I wouldn't mind doing something along these lines with my E36 M3.

P.S. just noticed the outer trims. Nah, that's gotta go!
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I like it!
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I'm not crazy about the wheels, either. Are they 20 or 22s? They look.too close to dubs for my taste.
i think they are 18's

it looks like it says 225/40/18 for the tire

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Not a fan of the mods, as these cars get older and rarer, I find them best looking in stock (or at least close to stock) form. Like this one.
Never knew I liked old bmw coupes until this photo...

THE SEARCH BEGINS!
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Never knew I liked old bmw coupes until this photo...

THE SEARCH BEGINS!
Dont do it, your bank account will thank me. Haha.
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Except for the carbon bumpers I love it!
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yeah the faux wood and carbon bumpers are not my thing, but still pretty cool that RDJ is into old BMW's and it is still a sweet car!
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The engine bay will be my favorite of all the photo but the car itself looks amazing.
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Love it, but couldnt agree more the faux wood is terrible, carbon bumpers i could live with. Overall pretty damn sweet
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Beautiful car! It's sweet RDJ has a thing for classic BMWs
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Dont do it, your bank account will thank me. Haha.
Bah its an old car! And old things are cheaper than new things... right???? At least I can tell my wife that.
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Bah its an old car! And old things are cheaper than new things... right???? At least I can tell my wife that.
Hahaha, the headlight grills are $3K. the little chrome pieces that sit under the rear bumper are $400. There are little springs that keep the windows from bottoming out in the door, they are like $45 each. These are used prices.
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