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Old 02-07-2012, 01:22 PM   #21
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shrick cams? make sure you get fi cams. and look into wrap your chrome window trim in black make your car look completely different..

btw your aw car was what made me think e46 in aw is the best color and I've been a fan of your car even since i joined here
just for you.... I did my shadowline trim yesterday!


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awesome build!

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This actually reminds me quite a bit of my story... Not quite so many bumps and accidents, but none the less:

Engine had coolant leak, so did cooling system overhaul.
Still leaking, so let it be.
Tranny lost reverse, though annoyed i let it be.

Cheap engine plus manual tranny for 500$? Sure cant be that bad

Engine + tranny swap = WIN

Diff shattered : 3,38 diff

Rust on hood = M3 hood

Crack in front bumper = M3 bumper

Melted rear bumper with OEM exhaust = Mtech 2 bumper

Needed cheap diffuser = carbon diffuser

Needed matching front lip = hamann carbon lip

Needed matching interior to the M3 front bumper = Imola M3 interior

Needed matching steering wheel = M3 steering wheel with thick leather! (awesome)

Needed sound system to go with the Hamann Kardon in the M3 interior = Dynavin with aftermarket alpina amps in trunk


Aaaand the list goes on!


Loving your car! Looks good when you compare it to the stock first pictures! Keep it up!
wow thanks! yeah looks like the mod bug hit u haaaaaarrrrd! ahahaha! the boost bug is hittin me so hard!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-07-2012, 01:43 PM   #22
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This is coming along great! Keep up the good work and documentation pictures!
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:13 PM   #23
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just for you.... I did my shadowline trim yesterday!
How hard was it, and could you post pics? I have AW, been thinking about doing this for a while. I posted a picture of my car on my facebook and someone recommended it, that's why I'm sure it looks good!
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:46 PM   #24
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How hard was it, and could you post pics? I have AW, been thinking about doing this for a while. I posted a picture of my car on my facebook and someone recommended it, that's why I'm sure it looks good!
yeah the chrome looks bad on any rim color choice. black just makes the lines of the car look more aggressive as a whole

as you can see it makes the car look a lot more sleek and with tint even better. don't mind the tail light tint since then i have dumped it and gotten a m-tech 2 rear
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:00 PM   #25
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Ok, enough about the pretty exterior bits. Show us the turbo
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:00 PM   #26
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yeah the chrome looks bad on any rim color choice. black just makes the lines of the car look more aggressive as a whole

as you can see it makes the car look a lot more sleek and with tint even better. don't mind the tail light tint since then i have dumped it and gotten a m-tech 2 rear
Did you wrap the trim or buy ZHP trim? Also, is that an e39 M5 in your sig? I finally managed to talk my dad into getting one last week.....it only took me 12 years!
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:17 PM   #27
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Old 02-10-2012, 10:02 PM   #28
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Hey Man does your hood And truck fit perfect, if so what brand?
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:00 PM   #29
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Your girl looks like my ex. Other than that, very clean! I'll have to borrow an idea or two lol.
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Your girl looks like my ex. Other than that, very clean! I'll have to borrow an idea or two lol.
lol! thanks!
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Very nice car. Surprised you haven't switched out for different sideskirts!
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Very handsome 330! I would own and drive that car in a second. Nice. I like the M3 type 4 exhaust pipes.
I did a search on Racelands. I dont think they are as horrible as most people think. NOT a track coil over but fine for a comfortable safe street ride. You are at about 300HP with the ESS TX2 right? That's not like the 500hp or so our M3's get from a SC kit.

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I must say, congrats. You survived and made it to 21. My story was similar but none the less you have learned from your mistakes, capitalized and kept improving your car instead of getting rid of it. Kudos for real. Maybe we will see you at next years Mfest VII ?
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I must say, congrats. You survived and made it to 21. My story was similar but none the less you have learned from your mistakes, capitalized and kept improving your car instead of getting rid of it. Kudos for real. Maybe we will see you at next years Mfest VII ?
yes def! ahaha thx!
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have to go here daily
but since this picture i have upgraded the intercooler!!!!
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E46 looks perfect... If I had a white coupe, I would have done everything you've done, tit for tat.

Almost positive I've seen your car before in the La Canada area. Ever go up Angeles Crest?

And where is that view in the last pic in the op?


EDIT: Lol you're in Pasadena... My brother lives there, I'm always in the area
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:27 AM   #37
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E46 looks perfect... If I had a white coupe, I would have done everything you've done, tit for tat.

Almost positive I've seen your car before in the La Canada area. Ever go up Angeles Crest?

And where is that view in the last pic in the op?


EDIT: Lol you're in Pasadena... My brother lives there, I'm always in the area
lol yeah i live right above the rose bowl!

but that pic was taken right at the chevron on Figueroa and Colorado!

lol im pretty sure i have seen you too!
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