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Old 01-04-2013, 05:35 PM   #1
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E46 facelift silvergrey/frozensilver project [SD] PICS!

hey guys ,just wanted to start a thread of a build I have been documenting just haven't had time to post up the pics.
-FULL PAINT(FROZEN SILVER)
-WHEELS (DPE WHEELS)
-COILOVERS (D2)
-QUARTER PANEL WIDENING
-BLACK SUEDE HEADLINER
-CARBON FIBER INTERIOR WRAP
-MTECH 2 FRONT & REAR BUMPER (DDM)
-HID FOG LIGHT KIT (6000K)
-CARBON FIBER HAMANN LIP (KHOALTY)
-6000K HID HEAD LIGHT UPGRADE
-DINAN COLD AIR INTAKE
-M3 SIDE SKIRTS (KHOALTY)
-M3 TRUNK SPOILER (FACTORY)
-M3 MIRROR UPGRADE
-M3 COMPETITION SEATS
-GLOSS BLACK TRIM
-ACS ROOF SPOILER
ETC ETC sry for the long list. Just wanted to throw it out there ..
If u guys have any questions u wanna ask, feel free I will do my best to answer them and help anyone out if they need. Also feel free to comment. I will start off with some photos of my car bone stock!

Its a 2004 Silvergrey metallic facelift coupe.NON-ZHP



first thing first! had to get the window tint living in palm springs the heat is crazy. I ended up doing 15% on all 5 windows and did my windshield 35% .


I installed the UMNITZA angel eye kit for my coupe. The box says 6000k . looks a slight different then what I thought.


will upload more photos later today once I get on my lap top, stay tuned!
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:54 PM   #2
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awesome! i have a silver/grey facelift coupe as well. cant wait to see the final result. good luck!
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:56 PM   #3
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thats a hefty list. good luck with her. i dont see any maintenance items on that list
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:04 AM   #4
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Thanks guys ! silver grey is one of my favorite colors till this day .lol yeah I figured I'd leave out maintenance since we should all be doing that routinely .

Here's a pic of my angel eye installation & 6000k hid bulbs installed


A horrible pic but I'm sure u can tell the difference

Also decided to sand and re clear my headlights
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:48 AM   #5
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Got my mtech 2 style front bumper sprayed.It laid out very well ,the material I use is strictly PPG products .Started off with bare plastic,adhesion promoter,primer,color,& to top it off quality clear coat


M3 mirrors painted silver grey



Test fitting of the mtech 2 rear . It fit very well for being a aftermarket bumper.


The only thing was my car came with PDC from the factory and the aftermarket bumper didn't have the holes pre cut.
So I had to modify it my self..


Had to hole saw it out and do some precise sanding ..didn't want to sand more then would I had to so I took my time .



Freshly sprayed..
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So I decided to tint my tail lights a bit just so the red isn't as bright .

Don't mind the black tail lights ,not mine.
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:08 AM   #7
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I'm waiting on my v2 angel eyes, just wondering ur opinion on the difficulty and quick steps that u took for the headlight opening?
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Hey, how hard was it to tint your tailights?
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Sorry for the dumb question, what are the holes in the rear bumper for?
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Sorry for the dumb question, what are the holes in the rear bumper for?
For park distance control (pdc) he mentioned that above

The car is look good as well op

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I'm waiting on my v2 angel eyes, just wondering ur opinion on the difficulty and quick steps that u took for the headlight opening?
To be honest I totally forgot what degree I put the oven on. I believe u can put it on 100 and give it prob 5-10 minutes , make sure u have gloves on cause the head light does get hot , also don't be afraid o"f burning" the light . The light. Is strong and can take that degrees for a period of time. Also u may need a couple flat heads or prying tools and just start to work the lens out with your pry tools and sure enough it will come right apart.also when I put lens back on I pre heated the actualheadlight it's selfand then took it out and pushed the lens bacon and threw the complete headlight back in the oven ,pulled the light out one more time and pushed the lens together some more and made sure all the tabs were sitting in place,& u should be good to go. The glue that is on the light will do, no need for adding more glue.my lights sealed up nicely ,waterproof.hope this helps u
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Hey, how hard was it to tint your tailights?
Not very hard to tint them when u have the Right tools. I willer commend to take them to a paint shop to get them done professionaly ,they have all the proper tools for that kind of job .they were tinted with automotive clear coat. I'm sure they shouldn't charge more then 100$
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Sorry for the dumb question, what are the holes in the rear bumper for?
The reasoning for the holes are for the parking distance control .maybe these pics will give u a better idea

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For park distance control (pdc) he mentioned that above

The car is look good as well op
Thanks a lot bro, I will be posting more pics very soon.
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Thanks ill shop around. I have eagle eye tailights and they are too bright IMO
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Here's a couple shots of my rear bumper painted and installed

Here's a shot of the front bumper
Fitment is really good!
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Not a fan of hid fog lights but everything else is nice
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:52 PM   #16
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Not a fan of hid fog lights but everything else is nice
This one is for u bro..yellow fogs
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DPE wheels 8 1/2 & 9 1/2 satin black face and chrome lip/rivets


Also got a killer deal on a stereo system .Jl 1000/1 JL w7 12"


Painted my grills matte black ,they look glossy cuz they were fresh but the next day I came in they flattened out to a dull finish
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So a while back I purchased H&R race springs (red) and bilstien heavy duty shocks and let me tell u ,the ride quality was excellent . I could take corners very nicely ,wasn't too stiff or too soft. I recommend these for some one who wants a subtle drop but with great performance.

Here's a pic of my car with the wheels /suspension/mtech kit/hamann lip all installed..
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Love the color.. i like the mods.. If the car was mine i would change those tailpipes..
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