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Forum: Lighting Forum Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By autospeed_01
Nothing "off the shelf", even from TRS for our...

Nothing "off the shelf", even from TRS for our single xenons. The size of the lens is different to the popular clear lens swap that the bi-xenon guys can do. I was told by TRS to swap the whole...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-21-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Only for sedans so far, and those are pretty...

Only for sedans so far, and those are pretty pricey compared to the diy. Also if you search up lighting threads done by other very knowledgeable members, the quality of depo lights isn't as great as...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Sorry I missed your post. Yep 120mm sounds right,...

Sorry I missed your post. Yep 120mm sounds right, that was the smaller ring in the smoked light kit I bought. I also found some pics on my phone from the bezel trimming and when the lights were still...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-19-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
With the smaller rings that came in the one set,...

With the smaller rings that came in the one set, I don't see why not! :thumbsup:

I'll get exact measurements posted once I unbox everything at my new house.
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-19-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Just a dremel with a cutting wheel. It's plastic...

Just a dremel with a cutting wheel. It's plastic and won't take much effort. I had the cheaper version of the Dremel from Princess Auto (Canada's version of Harbor Freight). Sorry for the delay on...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-15-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Links are on the previous pages of the thread. I...

Links are on the previous pages of the thread. I used kits meant for the f30 and e90 and made these. If you follow along you can make these as well.
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-09-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
On a separate note, I'll also update the build...

On a separate note, I'll also update the build thread for the car (in my sig) with the work that went into that hood. Originally it was the m3 hood, then I had a Vorsteiner hood for the facelift...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-09-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Links to the suppliers I bought these from, and I...

Links to the suppliers I bought these from, and I will definitely get more pictures up this weekend, since I'll be fixing the light cut off on the angel eyes themselves.

The F30 kit:...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-07-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Haha thanks for the positive words! I'll try and...

Haha thanks for the positive words! I'll try and find more pictures of the bezel trimming, at that point I just wanted to get it done so I didn't snap as many pics. I'll get the exact links to the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-07-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
So in the last picture above the bezel needed a...

So in the last picture above the bezel needed a little more trimming to make sure everything aligned correctly, since the lights were a little crooked. This was the reason for the trial and error...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-07-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
At this point I painted the inside of the...

At this point I painted the inside of the headlights with Duplicolor shadow chrome paint. This was to make sure that the shape of the reflector didn't mess with the flat bottom of the new angel eyes,...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-07-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
For the led rings (flat bottomed ones) I bought...

For the led rings (flat bottomed ones) I bought two sets, one of them was clear and you could see the LEDs straight through it, with the other being "frosted". I plugged both into a 12V source and...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-05-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
After cutting the round angel eyes center piece...

After cutting the round angel eyes center piece off, I used epoxy to attach it to the new flat bottomed ones, along with the clips. You need to be careful here to not mount the center bar too low. It...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-05-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Thanks! Still a bit of work to make it look 100%,...

Thanks! Still a bit of work to make it look 100%, I'll throw those pics up once I fix the cutoff.


So to pick up where I left off. I ordered a set of 131mm angel eyes off of ebay. A cheap set...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-02-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By autospeed_01
Here's a teaser guys. Sorry for the delay, just...

Here's a teaser guys. Sorry for the delay, just got married last month, and of course the months before were a sh!tshow of wedding planning haha. So I had no time to spend on the forum. I'll get...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 07-13-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By autospeed_01
Was that turbine housing cast iron or a cast...

Was that turbine housing cast iron or a cast steel? I've always been curious on the procedure of welding the waste-gate outlet right to the housing. I know some housings are cast stainless, but those...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 06-14-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 31,672
Posted By autospeed_01
Gurov on here has that manifold on his car. But...

Gurov on here has that manifold on his car. But he's running megasquirt and a mechanical/cable throttle body.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=773653&page=17&highlight=gurov
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 05-26-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 31,672
Posted By autospeed_01
:drool::drool: Looks great man! That top mount is...

:drool::drool: Looks great man! That top mount is just awesome!
Forum: Exterior 05-11-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,308
Posted By autospeed_01
Pm'd you

Pm'd you
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 05-03-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,888
Posted By autospeed_01
Awesome thread. :thumbsup: Love the idea of the...

Awesome thread. :thumbsup: Love the idea of the website as well! Can't wait to see the progress with your build!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-28-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,149
Posted By autospeed_01
I'm with him on this one. Spend the money the...

I'm with him on this one. Spend the money the first time so you don't go through two sets. That's what I ended up doing lol (and it sucks having to spend the money twice). The broadways are awesome...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 04-28-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,776
Posted By autospeed_01
So awesome to see this, can't wait to see more...

So awesome to see this, can't wait to see more e46's smoking 335's and making them wonder what just happened. :pimpin:
At least I hope anyways lol.

This option from RK definitely helps...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By autospeed_01
Really tough to say, depends what pdr companies...

Really tough to say, depends what pdr companies in the area charge and what the adjuster decides to replace. I'd assume new roof skin, but I'm not a pdr guy I just do body work. From what I've seen...
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 04-06-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,414
Posted By autospeed_01
Bump for a great looking car! I'd snap this up if...

Bump for a great looking car! I'd snap this up if I hadn't sunk so much into my current ride. Really clean looking car!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 04-05-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,888
Posted By autospeed_01
Very excited to see this happen! In for pics! :)

Very excited to see this happen! In for pics! :)
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