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Forum: The Showroom 05-23-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Thanks for the comments. I accept it wont be to...

Thanks for the comments.
I accept it wont be to everyones liking, but I appreciate the comments on the D.I.Y splitters. Not sure if you read the whole thread or not, but the entire build is a D.I.Y....
Forum: The Showroom 05-23-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Lowering will happen in the future and no...

Lowering will happen in the future and no cracking so far.
I guess only time will tell.

Thanks
Barry
Forum: The Showroom 05-23-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Finally got the exhaust finished ...

Finally got the exhaust finished

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t27/BAZ2780/DSCF1418.jpg

And until such times as I can afford my Hamann Carbon Replica splitter, I chopped up an old splitter...
Forum: The Showroom 05-09-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,151
Posted By BAZ 2780
Truly stunning car mate. Quite possibly one of my...

Truly stunning car mate. Quite possibly one of my Favourite M3's ever (and there are a few to choose from)
I think your idea for the wheel colour is just about spot on. The concave will be lost...
Forum: The Showroom 05-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,418
Posted By BAZ 2780
what wheels are those beauties? M Parra's...

what wheels are those beauties?


M Parra's (replica's) I believe.
Or at least thats what they are known as in the UK. They were fitted to high spec E39's
Never seen them with a rear lip of that...
Forum: The Showroom 05-05-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
How constructive, thanks for your input. ...

How constructive, thanks for your input.

Yours looks really original (all kinds of sweet, dont get me wrong) but nothing new really.

Im sure if I had the cash to blow on an M3 convertible, mods...
Forum: The Showroom 05-04-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Got the chance today to snap a couple of pictures...

Got the chance today to snap a couple of pictures of the car with most of it put back together.

Im still awaiting delivery of new Carbon bonnet/boot badges, M3 arch liners and the body mouldings...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Thats exactly what arches and skirts they are...

Thats exactly what arches and skirts they are (well spotted) from the E46 GTR Wide arch kit, with some modifications (detailed in my first post)

Thanks for the comments.

The car is now back...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
But they are not facts in this example, as you...

But they are not facts in this example, as you worked on the assumption that I had not taken flex in the bumper in to consideration or done anything about minimising it.

Im assuming you know lots...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Thanks man. Such a great feeling to stand back...

Thanks man. Such a great feeling to stand back and say, "I did that"

Ill be keeping my eyes peeled for a different set with 11" rears, as I have a friend who wants to by these for his Z3 (my old...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
No dreams crushed here mate. I hardly go to bed...

No dreams crushed here mate. I hardly go to bed dreaming of a 12 year car worth less than 3000.

I have made an attempt to minimise the risk of cracking as detailed above. I did a couple of...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
There is no bumper flex at the top where al the...

There is no bumper flex at the top where al the filler work was done (or at least no where near as much as there would be). Since the bumper sits much further forward than its meant to (to meet the...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Wired to what exactly ? :facepalm: They are...

Wired to what exactly ? :facepalm:

They are boxier than I would have liked, and are not the original arches I ordered. I originally ordered a pair from a bodykit known as the star kit (which sucks...
Forum: The Showroom 04-30-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Only time will tell. Why are you so...

Only time will tell.

Why are you so confident that it will crack there?
Forum: The Showroom 04-29-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
I know, and think I have said it myself at least...

I know, and think I have said it myself at least 3 times now. It will be lowered and spacers fitted after I have bought/fitted a Carbon Diffuser and Carbon Hamann replica front splitter.

Thanks...
Forum: The Showroom 04-29-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Indeed I did. The rear bumper is moulded into...

Indeed I did.
The rear bumper is moulded into the arches, which are moulded into the rear 1/4's and skirts, these are then moulded into the rear and front wings.
It was alot of work, but was...
Forum: The Showroom 04-29-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: The Showroom 04-29-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Well I finally got it painted. Im so happy...

Well I finally got it painted.

Im so happy that I can finally see the light at the end of tunnel.

I will be painting all the pieces that are currently missing satin black tomorrow and then...
Forum: The Showroom 04-18-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,481
Posted By BAZ 2780
Truly amazing mate. Cant wait for the final...

Truly amazing mate.

Cant wait for the final pics.
Forum: The Showroom 04-14-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Thanks man. Doing the best I can Barry

Thanks man. Doing the best I can

Barry
Forum: The Showroom 04-14-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
M3 grilles? Yes, but I have ACS stickers for...

M3 grilles?

Yes, but I have ACS stickers for them, so there will be no false claims of being an M.

Thanks everyone for the comments.

All the bodywork will be staying moulded/blended. I...
Forum: The Showroom 04-14-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Spacers will be fitted once the car is finished...

Spacers will be fitted once the car is finished and has been lowered.

The bodywork will be staying exactly how it is. I appreciate what you are saying about removal of the bumper, but this is the...
Forum: The Showroom 04-14-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
The car is finally ready for primer. I ordered...

The car is finally ready for primer.
I ordered 2.5L of filler primer today and should have a free day at the end of next week to get it on, flattened and any final imperfections addressed, that are...
Forum: The Showroom 04-06-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 53,703
Posted By BAZ 2780
Not an M5 im afraid, but my old E39 528 Sport ...

Not an M5 im afraid, but my old E39 528 Sport

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t27/BAZ2780/IMGP0114.jpg

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t27/BAZ2780/IMGP0072-1.jpg
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Forum: The Showroom 04-04-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,938
Posted By BAZ 2780
Indeed I do. It worked easier to get the two...

Indeed I do.

It worked easier to get the two to meet up this way, and I decided fairly early on that I wanted to give it a go The arches are 25mm wider than the bumper, and the lip is also wider...
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