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Old 05-06-2011, 09:33 PM   #1
Richard479
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Im new here and HI to all of you,Well i finally purchased a car that ive always liked, i never really got into them or gained interest since i was a pretty big honda head but finally got tired of hondas and started looking for a new car, i came across a 2001 330i on the bimmer forums and loved how it looked now i hate the fact that it was already modified because im more of a built not bought guy but i just couldnt let the car pass up, so i bought it off zimmy330 for 10500 heres the list of mods.
2001 E46 330i
Sport Package
Premium Package
Steel Grey
Steptronic Automatic
Wood trim
Grey Leather
108,700 miles

Exterior Modifications:
Most of these exterior mods were done about two years ago.
M3 Replica front bumper
Vorsteiner carbon fiber lip
Hamman fog light covers
ZHP rear bumper
Hamman GTR side skirt/rockers (replica)
CSL trunk lid in carbon fiber
M3 replica side mirrors
Body colored kidney grills
AC Schnitzer rear window spoiler
Depo Headlight with DDM 55w HID and Angel Eyes
Depo smoked corners lights
Depo smoked fog lights with DDM 55w HID
Depo smoked side markers
LED rear lights smoked
Black Vinyl roof

Engine Modifications:
Engine replaced with a 50k miles unit 2 years ago
Benfer Carbon Fiber CAI
UUC TSE3 full exhaust
Headers – Supersprint replica

Suspension:
I did a complete suspension overhaul a little over a year ago with the following parts:
Eibach Pro Street coil overs
Meyle HD Front control arms with steel ball joint
PowerFlex Urethan control arm bushings/housing
Meyle Steering Tie rods – left and right
M3 Rear control arm bushings – upper, lower, outer
JT Design Aluminum Billet rear upper shock mount with urethane bushing
M3 rear shock tower mount reinforcement plates
PowerFlex Rear trailing arm bushings
UUC Adjustable rear control arms
UUC Swaybarbarian (new not installed yet)

Wheels and Brakes
O.Z. Racing Superleggera 3-piece (originally paid $4700) –some of the lip has curb rashes. The curb rash could be removed for cheap or you can replace the entire lip from the Tirerack for $100 each.
19”x 8” Front with 235/35/19 Nitto 555
19”x 9.5” Rear with 265/30/19 Nitto Invo
H&R wheel spacers (new not installed)
Zimmermann Drilled rotors front and rear (brand new, installed last week)
Akebono dustless pads front and rear(brand new, installed last week)
UUC Steel brake lines (brand new, installed last week)

Interior Modifications:
Carbon Fiber wrapped trims (black CF)
Carbon Fiber wrapped A-B-C pillars (Titanium silver CF)
Bimmian interior xenon light kit
**My interior modifications are few, because it was going to be
the last project I was going to do, but I never got around to do it.

Recent Maintenance:
Zimmermann drilled rotors (installed a week ago)
Akebono dustless pads (installed a week ago)
UUC steel brake line (installed a week ago)
Brake fluid bleed/flushed (a week ago)
Steptronic transmission flushed with Redline oil and a genuine BMW filter about 10k ago.
Driver window regulator (a week ago)
Right front passenger window regulator (a week ago)
Right rear passenger window regulator (a week ago)
Front and rear wheel bearings replaced last year
Bosch alternator (1 year)
All new belts (1 year)
Camshaft position sensors – Intake and exhaust (1 year)
Duralast 49DL battery (1 year ago)
Windshield wipers replace with BMW Aero frameless wipers
Windshield lower boot cover
Coolant was flushed every 30k with BMW blue coolant

Extra parts (not installed)
UUC Swaybarbarian (brand new – didn’t have time to install it)
Ignition coils (6) (Brand New)
Pulse generator/sensor (brand new)
Vanos seals rebuild kit from Beisan Systems (Brand new)
Brake sensors - Front and Rear(Brand new)
Rear control arm bushings – Upper and Lower (Brand new)
I still have most of the OEM parts that was swapped for the aftermarket parts. Such as oem headers, exhaust, trunk lid, air intake box, etc..

tell me what you guys think, i love it and i get looks everywhere i go! specially from the ladies! haha
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:45 PM   #2
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Old 05-06-2011, 10:28 PM   #3
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Old 05-19-2011, 07:09 PM   #4
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Nice ride.

The mirrors need to be OEM in my opinion. Definitely reps.

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Old 06-05-2011, 05:52 PM   #5
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Ya they're the M3 reps but the stock squareish ones throw of the look.... So I'll stick to these for now.
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Old 06-05-2011, 10:01 PM   #6
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Sick!!!
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Old 06-07-2011, 03:43 AM   #7
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:12 AM   #8
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Nice ride!!! But sorry, IMO those corners need to go
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Old 06-16-2011, 05:38 PM   #9
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nice ride!!! But sorry, imo those corners need to go
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Genuine AC Schnitzer Short Shift
Genuine AC Schnitzer Pedals & Ebrake
Genuine Bi-Xenon Retrofit
BMW Dice iPod Connect
Smoked LEDs, Sides & Repeaters
Privacy Glass
Black Grills
Purple Angel Eyes
Imola Red M3 Leathers - SOLD
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Old 06-16-2011, 07:41 PM   #10
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