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Old 09-13-2011, 08:52 AM   #21
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Fuel. These cars are made to be driven.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:57 AM   #22
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Black out the roof. Go for a drop also. Spacers for the front and back also maybe? M3 folding mirrors also. Apart from that your just about set. Btw, got any rear shots? An M TECH II rear would probably flow quite nice as well
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:39 AM   #23
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:06 AM   #24
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Drop, blacked roof, LED tails, tints, Double Din, Exhaust...so many possibilities
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:08 AM   #25
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Id Say Mtech Side Skirts, and a Mtech Rear, if you dont have one
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:11 AM   #26
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You need side skirts. I see people all the time buying new front and rear bumpers but forgetting about the side skirts, and they don't flow at all.

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Old 09-13-2011, 10:30 AM   #27
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First a paint correction done by a pro. Your car looks great to me, though a good detailer can make the car look amazing. Most here can't do that on their own...maybe you can.

Gold bullion in the trunk for when you want to go to the mountains and need traction in the snow. Also good if you want to plan for your retirement, graduate education, a home, marriage? Among the less ugly mods, I like the trunk lip. Don't know if your headlights can be updated, but seeing well is nice.

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Hahah thanks for all the info D. What more can I do to the headlights? They are already factory xenon.

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M3 side grills. a little drop. is that ur roof mat falling??
roof mat falling? Not to my knowledge...

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Black out the roof. Go for a drop also. Spacers for the front and back also maybe? M3 folding mirrors also. Apart from that your just about set. Btw, got any rear shots? An M TECH II rear would probably flow quite nice as well
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Id Say Mtech Side Skirts, and a Mtech Rear, if you dont have one
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You need side skirts. I see people all the time buying new front and rear bumpers but forgetting about the side skirts, and they don't flow at all.

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Side skirts are on order I already have the rear mtech2, OEM LED Tails, and lip spoiler. Besides that i'm looking at subtle drop, m3 mirrors, and some nice tint (not to dark, but classy)
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:32 AM   #28
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:38 AM   #29
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Fuel. These cars are made to be driven.
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Other than fuel, coilovers or springs/shocks depending on how aggressive you personally would want the car lowered. Once the ride height was set I'd toss on some spacers to flush out the wheels.

Maybe a Big Brake Kit, I'm a big fan of them. Or just set aside some money for track days and learn to drive the car at the limit in a controlled environment.

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Old 09-13-2011, 10:39 AM   #30
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:40 AM   #31
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Other than fuel, coilovers or springs/shocks depending on how aggressive you personally would want the car lowered. Once the ride height was set I'd toss on some spacers to flush out the wheels.

Maybe a Big Break Kit, I'm a big fan of them. Or just set aside some money to afford local track days and learn to drive the car at the limit in a controlled environment.

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I'm planning on getting some suspension soon. And track days are always fun Not sure about spacers. The wheels already stick out so far I had to roll them to keep from rubbing.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:47 AM   #32
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....Not sure about spacers. The wheels already stick out so far I had to roll them to keep from rubbing.
I couldn't tell in the pictures if they were flushed out already or not. In that case spacers if you want to get extra aggressive with the fender roll and stretch.

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When you're ready let me know! We have several great options for your car. Since you're thinking mild drop a nice H&R Cup Kit might be right for you. Nicely matched springs and shocks providing better handling and ascetics.


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Old 09-13-2011, 11:55 AM   #34
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I definitely recommend the Vorsteiner CSL style trunk. The car looks nice and aggressive from the front and sides, now it's time to make that ass look good just my .02.
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:16 PM   #35
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Finally! Someone else suggested this. I thought I was going to go through the whole thread without seeing this being suggested! I think it's a must to get rid of the chrome window trim and black it out. Unless, you have a certain look in mind then the chrome trim can stay. If not, black it out! The car will look much better.
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