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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 12-02-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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Blacked out 330xi

Completely stock. Just tint, wheels and some paint.
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:15 PM   #2
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:17 PM   #3
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^^ Ha, good one Red.

Could be a dying trend but I'm a to each their own kinda guy. Whatever blows your dress up. The poster may be quite proud of his look and that's great.

Me? naaa, I don't like blacked out wheels. They look okay standing still but when in motion, they disappear and look like steel snow wheels. But I'm old-school after all.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:19 PM   #4
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:10 PM   #5
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Doesnt look like a bimmer anymore...sorry but doesnt blacking out the lights sort of destroy the purpose of the lights?
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:03 PM   #6
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Doesnt look like a bimmer anymore...sorry but doesnt blacking out the lights sort of destroy the purpose of the lights?
Yeah and also make for a Cop Magnet as non-DOT. They love a punch-list ticket stop where the car appearance gives 'em probable cause whether your speeding or not.

Maybe add the blue/purple spectrum HID's to bring the man down on you quicker? Why not, you're begging for a bust now.
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:20 PM   #7
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this...looks like a honda now..

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Old 12-02-2012, 08:25 PM   #8
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:31 PM   #9
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Don't listen to anybody. It's your car and it doesn't have to please anyone but you.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:17 PM   #10
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I still think this looks awful though.
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:18 PM   #11
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:56 AM   #12
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Don't listen to anybody. It's your car and it doesn't have to please anyone but you.
Yet he's the one who put it on the internet for peoples opinions.

It looks pretty ghetto now. Great job making a nice car look cheap.
Please lower the thing so it doesn't look like its on its tiptoes.
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:43 PM   #13
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Don't listen to anybody. It's your car and it doesn't have to please anyone but you.
I agree. It's good to see some people are not as closed minded as others..
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:43 PM   #14
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:27 PM   #15
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:36 PM   #16
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Did you keep the chrome grille? I like it except for the lights.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:03 PM   #17
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kept chrome accent around windows and grill, tail lights and side markers and blinkers are painted.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:33 PM   #18
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While I'm not a fan of the wheels I think the rest isn't bad. Your car what ever u like is what u should do.
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #19
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Looks decent; but Rickna is right, your car, your rules and style. At least its not chromed out people!!
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:26 PM   #20
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I like the blackout look, especially against green-grey metallic. That's all that matters and I wouldn't change it.
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