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      11-25-2017, 01:17 AM   #1
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Help me pick an Individual Blue

I'm stuck. This is too hard. I nixed Tanzanite because I think it will look too black in anything but direct sunlight.

Here's what I'm thinking now.

Choice 1: Blue Hera Mica.





Choice 2: Le Mans Blue



I'm leaning Hera Mica. I also heard someone tried to order LeMans on an M4 in 2016 and got denied.

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      11-25-2017, 07:56 AM   #2
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Out of the 2 above, I chose the LeMans Blue, the Blue Hera Mica looks a bit like navy blue and boring IMHO

but if it was my money and I was doing an individual blue, Laguna Seca Blue takes the cake



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      11-25-2017, 08:22 AM   #3
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From the two choices you provided, I would choose the Hera mica. I prefer darker blues as I have Tanzanite.
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Sonic Speed Blue on the 6 series looks nice
http://www.bmwblog.com/2017/01/09/bm...oit-auto-show/

Pure Blue also is nice
F31 330d Touring - Pure Blue Individual - The Build http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1414173
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      11-25-2017, 11:27 AM   #6
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Sonic Speed Blue on the 6 series looks nice

Pure Blue also is nice
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Funny, I saw sonic speed yesterday and thought it was cool but wasn't sure how it would look on an M, seemed to have a touch of green too which I didn't love.
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Atlantis blue IMO
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If you're going M4 then of the 2, Lemans. But I would say LSB, Mexico blue or Miami blue if it was me.
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Recommend seeing them both in person before making the call. Seen the San Marino in person and loved it . These two based off pictures Id say..

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Atlantis blue IMO
I'll second Atlantis blue or Long Beach Blue being my favorites
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Nice colors. In all honesty, they are hard to tell apart in the pics. I'm sure they are different IRL. Check out Avus Blue and my personal favorite blue Monte Carlo, though it is lighter than what you have chosen so far. Good luck. I don't think you can go wrong with either of those colors.
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Had Le Mans, liked. Inter Lagos is really nice, vibrant.
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I'll second Atlantis blue or Long Beach Blue being my favorites
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Atlantis blue IMO
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Had Le Mans, liked. Inter Lagos is really nice, vibrant.
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Recommend seeing them both in person before making the call. Seen the San Marino in person and loved it . These two based off pictures Id say..

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Well this thread hasn't helped me, I was totally leaning Hera Mica.

Here are some more pics:



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Well this thread hasn't helped me, I was totally leaning Hera Mica.

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This thread won't help because colors are a completely personal choice.

If you are leaning into a color before, there isn't a reason someone can convince you otherwise.

These two colors you picked out are close shade. You clearly are leaning into a darker shade of Blue. The choice is, do you want a color that is easily able to tell it is a blue without the sun? Or something dark enough that you just cannot even tell unless it's under the Sun. I have always personally preferred a color that can be picked out as the color it is supposed to be w/o the Sunlight being the "it" factor. There are far too many people choosing colors based on how the sun reflects, I personally do not like that. While Tanzanite Blue is clearly darker, you choose not to take it. These two other blues you have chosen acts the same with sunlight and without. They are both just slightly lesser shade of Blue.
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This thread won't help because colors are a completely personal choice.

If you are leaning into a color before, there isn't a reason someone can convince you otherwise.

These two colors you picked out are close shade. You clearly are leaning into a darker shade of Blue. The choice is, do you want a color that is easily able to tell it is a blue without the sun? Or something dark enough that you just cannot even tell unless it's under the Sun. I have always personally preferred a color that can be picked out as the color it is supposed to be w/o the Sunlight being the "it" factor. There are far too many people choosing colors based on how the sun reflects, I personally do not like that.
I completely agree. I want it to be known that its a blue even in the shade and when the sun isn't out. After speaking to another owner he says that it does look blue all the time.
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Lemans because it is easier to say and sounds cooler.
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Choose the color you like and don't ask people what they like , it's a personal choice and varies from person to person
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