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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 10-22-2010, 09:45 PM   #121
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i like it twenza paint the body molding to match the car?
only siad that because ive copped so much hate in the past few weeks from some members. lol. And ive been thinking that, but i thnk the black suits the black n red theme im going with.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:50 PM   #122
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same style only pre-face

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Old 10-23-2010, 06:39 PM   #123
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October 19th 2010 update.

Lots of DIYing and modifications and the car still surprisingly looks stock.

Car is approaching the 60,000 mile mark on the odometer.

For this year I added: OEM Alarm coded with ALL the E46 Convenience Options turned on, Heated 2006 X3 steering wheel (removed), Automatic Windshield Washing Function, Sports Mode function Button (removed), Integrated BMW SiriusXM Sat radio, Voice Command Bluetooth and BMW SOS Assist, the OEM E46 sedan rear electric sunshade, USA-Spec PA12 iPod Data and AUX in for the CD53 (removed), the E60 LCI DCT Electronic Shifter (removed), M3 Trunk Lid Tails, M3 Shift Paddles SMG Tri-Color Stitching Steering Wheel, 16:9 CD Navigation MK4 BM53 system with Intravee 2 iPod Data,OEM SiriusXM for Nav, OEM Aux-In and Voice Command Bluetooth Integrated.

Major Repairs or Maintenance consisted of: Engine Belts and All the Belt System Pulleys as well as Water Pump Pulley, Cabin Filter, Intake Elbow hose replacement, Engine splash panel replacement, PassSide Rear Door Window Regulator.

I almost did but didn't do: Upgrade the rims to E90 Style #284, Coolant system overhaul, Water Pump Upgrade, Valve cover gaskets and seals, upgrade to full heated lumbar power sports seats, and upgrade to ContiExtreme DWS Tires-stalled on getting tires because I am still undecided with what to do with the stock 330i rims.

Next year as the car approaching 65,000 miles: I will finish up my maintenance to-do list (paint the roof, new tires in before winter 2010, Valve Cover Gaskets, Spark Plugs, Stewart water pump, cooling system overhaul, front end suspension overhaul, and possibly upgrade the brakes to Akebonos-to combat annoying brake dusting), I also want to upgrade to OEM E90 LCI aluminum pedals, and possibly find a new wood trim for the interior (either eucalyptus or cherry or even piano black), After all that then whatever energy and coin I have left over I may upgrade to heated sports seats.


























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Old 10-24-2010, 04:09 AM   #124
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:27 AM   #125
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Supra what kind of rims are those? i love them

Ill post pictures of my ride in a little bit.

Last night i just got my car tinted 15% of 3M Film and it looks flawless
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:40 AM   #126
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Here's my stocked out 2001 325ci ready to for an upgrade. A little photo editing helps. On stock wheels, I added spacers on the back wheels to make it look aggressive. 22mm


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Old 10-24-2010, 01:06 PM   #127
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Wanting to change my rims maybe?




ah!~ you have the all chrome front grilles they always make e46s look so much more distinguished
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:07 PM   #128
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:34 PM   #129
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:40 PM   #130
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haha omg. g6 thanks for reminding me i was cleaning everything today and forgot to put them back on!!

very observant
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:45 PM   #131
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can I play?

bone stock Orient Blue euro 2003 320diesel touring with factory sports suspension kit, 6 speed, 17"'s...

I like it.. Just trying to decide on what to do first... Suspension, tints or ice..

Just ordered my first 'mod'.. Pipercross airfilter
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:47 PM   #132
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^ nice touring man... go with tints. i got mine yesterday and love them
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Old 10-24-2010, 05:15 PM   #133
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haha omg. g6 thanks for reminding me i was cleaning everything today and forgot to put them back on!!

very observant
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can I play?

bone stock Orient Blue euro 2003 320diesel touring with factory sports suspension kit, 6 speed, 17"'s...

I like it.. Just trying to decide on what to do first... Suspension, tints or ice..

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^ nice touring man... go with tints. i got mine yesterday and love them
+1. for reference here is mine with 5% 3M color stable around the back and 35% on the driver/passenger: from the first post in the thread. not to mention preserves the interior of your car 10 fold and keeps it cool.

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Old 10-24-2010, 05:18 PM   #134
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does anybody know how much it costs to upgrade to factory bmw xenons from halogens new?
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Old 10-24-2010, 05:24 PM   #135
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Old 10-24-2010, 05:45 PM   #136
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[QUOTE=g6;12384518]lol




+1. for reference here is mine with 5% 3M color stable around the back and 35% on the driver/passenger: from the first post in the thread. not to mention preserves the interior of your car 10 fold and keeps it cool.

the hardest descion so far i made on my car was to go with 5 or 15% i went with 15 and couldn't be happier. which is also 3M


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charlz like the car man grab some clear corners and side markers and you'll be in good shape, and also some led or r/c/r tails. and your car will be extremly clean
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Old 10-24-2010, 08:16 PM   #137
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:45 PM   #138
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been on site for while now but this is my first time adding picture of my car,sorry bad quality from my phone.getting new rims,frt and rear bumpers,and lowering maybee 1 inch after this winter.
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:05 PM   #139
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how much did painting the stock rims black?

i like for temp rims
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Old 10-25-2010, 01:59 AM   #140
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