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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-04-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
As it turns out, the guys selling the rims wanted...

As it turns out, the guys selling the rims wanted almost the same amount for shipping, as for the rims themselves.
However, I found another deal: This guy was going away for work, and was obviously...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-04-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Thanks! Feedback makes it all worthwhile. :) ...

Thanks! Feedback makes it all worthwhile. :)
I've thought about engine tuning, but I'm not quite there yet. A bit worried about the effects on the transmission (automatic) though.
Still, I've...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-02-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Sorry, I threw out both the old originals and the...

Sorry, I threw out both the old originals and the new slightly "riced" pair of taillights a while back.
I'm really happy with the new darker ones, and will post a picture of them on the black...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-27-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Cool I know M6 is not everyone's cup of tea, but I...

I know M6 is not everyone's cup of tea, but I like them. :)
Thanks for the feedback, regardless!
I do get your point on the John Deere thing, and that was one of my concerns with going 19". I can't...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-27-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
I attempted an upgrade on the headlights earlier,...

I attempted an upgrade on the headlights earlier, with a lightpackage bought from eBay. The whole thing went FUBAR,
and I ended up with semi-working headlights, causing all kinds of issues, like...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-26-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
[UPDATE] Regarding lights and wheels

I have to admit, I never got used to those tail lights..
So I ended up tracking down a supplier for the ones pictured on that Grey Touring later in the thread, and installing them instead.
It looks...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-27-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Hi John! I DO still have them actually, but...

Hi John!

I DO still have them actually, but I have to put them back sometime, due to my temporary loss of common sense when modifying the headlights (mentioned earlier in the thread).
Still a bit...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-23-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Thank you! Feedback is the real catalyst for...

Thank you! Feedback is the real catalyst for further projects. :)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-22-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Taillights

UPDATE: They have them in stock, and bulbs are included! :)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-21-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Hi all! I've been busy dealing with life ;),...

Hi all!

I've been busy dealing with life ;), and I haven't had the chance to do any major work on the Touring for quite some time.
Winter is coming, so I guess I won't be doing much this side of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-21-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
A tad off-topic, but hey... Rig specs: ...

A tad off-topic, but hey...

Rig specs:
Case: Corsair Obsidian 800D case
Power: Corsair HX1200W Modular
Mainboard: Asus P67 MAXIMUS EXTREME IV
CPU: Intel Core i7 2600K SandyBridge @4.7Ghz
Mem:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-18-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
I think they look slammin'! I'd like a pair for...

I think they look slammin'! I'd like a pair for myself, as this is just what I've been looking for. It'll have to wait though.. Just spent about $4000 on a new computer setup... :shhh:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-15-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,545
Posted By nilberg
+1 on the pics. :pics:

+1 on the pics.
:pics:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Why, thank you! :thanks: There's more on the...

Why, thank you! :thanks:
There's more on the ToDo-list, so I'll try to keep the thread updated as I go.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Pictures of the result of the broken outside...

Pictures of the result of the broken outside temperature sensor; taken with a crappy camera.
http://www.nilberg.net/bmw/mods/temp1.JPGhttp://www.nilberg.net/bmw/mods/temp2.JPG
This gets really...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Do you mean this? ...

Do you mean this?
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh233/Opt1mus_1973/100_7464.jpg

Because it really seems a lot lighter than my own matt chrome interior. It's almost like White Silver or...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Exclamation Update! - More interior pics

I installed the e-brake handle yesterday. The OEM one was really stuck, so I ended up just cutting it open and prying it off.
The new one; OEM Matt Chrome handle looks great with the rest of the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Exclamation UPDATE! - New LED side markers added

The eBay seller came through, and shipped a new free pair.
I mounted the black LED side markers yesterday.

http://www.nilberg.net/bmw/mods/SideBlinkers.jpg

Video of them blinking, on YouTube:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Yup, that would be awesome, but I've never seen...

Yup, that would be awesome, but I've never seen anything like that.
If I do, I'll be sure to let you know! ;)

I'll look into the swirlflaps.. seems interesting.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-12-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
SwirlWhat..? :hmm: No engine-mods for me so...

SwirlWhat..? :hmm:
No engine-mods for me so far.

Here are the other tail lights I found. [Dectane Red/Black...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-12-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Thanks! I've been really busy lately, and...

Thanks!
I've been really busy lately, and winter is upon us.., so I'm running out of time.
I'll try to keep updating. :)
Forum: The Showroom 10-07-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,399
Posted By nilberg
Awesome ride! The inside of your car is close to...

Awesome ride! The inside of your car is close to perfection. That perforated steering wheel is super sweet!
I'd probably change the yellow cornerlights, and add a couple of chromebulbs in the new...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
I know.. as I mentioned earlier; it might not be...

I know.. as I mentioned earlier; it might not be everyone's cup of tea.
I was looking for black/smoked taillights, and the options out there are slim to none.
They do take some getting used to, but...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Exclamation YouTube video of Nano treated windshield

I recently had the windshield, front sidewindows and rear window go through Nano treatment.
The result is fantastic! I was driving to work in really heavy rain this morning, and decided to record...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-01-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,737
Posted By nilberg
Sure thing. I'll try to post a couple of pics...

Sure thing. I'll try to post a couple of pics later on.
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