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Old 03-18-2012, 07:28 PM   #1161
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Already installed the pedals, shifters, kidney grill, badges, intake and now the brace. Just need the Performance splitters, diffuser, exhaust and wheels to finish off the set (but I likely won't end up getting most of those)
"badges"??
You also forgot one of the best of the BMW Performance line..the brakes.
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:33 PM   #1162
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"badges"??
You also forgot one of the best of the BMW Performance line..the brakes.
Those brakes are not actually from an E46, they're from a 1er, but I did order the Performance cross drilled floating rotors specific to the 330 and some Hawk HPS pads today.



As for the badges, they're coming up with some stupid shiite to put the Performance name on.



Example: the CF license plate frame - something like $150, not gonna buy that one
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:04 PM   #1163
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Those brakes are not actually from an E46, they're from a 1er, but I did order the Performance cross drilled floating rotors specific to the 330 and some Hawk HPS pads today.
As for the badges, they're coming up with some stupid shiite to put the Performance name on.
Example: the CF license plate frame - something like $150, not gonna buy that one
yep i had their 330 front rotors. (also sold a set brand new a while ago when i bought the M3 and bought new CSL brakes). didn't know any 330 were around anymore, thought they all sold out just like the CF brace. too bad the rears on the rotors aren't directional or floating hat design.

if you're talking about BMW Performance decals, yes I've seen those.
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:15 PM   #1164
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I'm assuming those rotors are front only? Where'd you order from?
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:22 PM   #1165
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Already installed the pedals, shifters, kidney grill, badges, intake and now the brace. Just need the Performance splitters, diffuser, exhaust and wheels to finish off the set (but I likely won't end up getting most of those)

Looking good JP

Getting the Performance Cross-Drilled Rotors will also look awesome. Should also get the Performance BBK if you haven't already...

Okay what I have put on my ZHP regarding BMW Performance parts....

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Old 03-22-2012, 11:29 AM   #1166
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yep i had their 330 front rotors. (also sold a set brand new a while ago when i bought the M3 and bought new CSL brakes). didn't know any 330 were around anymore, thought they all sold out just like the CF brace. too bad the rears on the rotors aren't directional or floating hat design.

if you're talking about BMW Performance decals, yes I've seen those.
I would love to put CSL brakes on, but for that money and headache I will eventually just buy some Brembo GT's. First I need FI to justify that amount of braking. I also agree that the rears should have been floating, they're only something like .2 lbs lighter than stock vs the fronts are 3.1 lbs lighter.

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I'm assuming those rotors are front only? Where'd you order from?
ECS. They have the front in stock, rears are 1-3 day wait. I should have everything by next Friday (hopefully)

Front: http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...ors/ES2228825/

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Looking good JP

Getting the Performance Cross-Drilled Rotors will also look awesome. Should also get the Performance BBK if you haven't already...

Okay what I have put on my ZHP regarding BMW Performance parts....

BMW Performance rotors (front and rear)


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BMW Performance BBKs






BMW Performance Carbon Fiber Strut Bar




Sorry.....blurry pic
Charlie, yours looks great too. ECS says the BBK's are backordered at the moment, so that's not going to happen anytime soon. Can't wait to see the pics of the M3 mirrors installed on your car.
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Old 03-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #1167
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I'm curious if anyone knows where I can get a strut brace at a reasonable price? CF one..
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Old 03-22-2012, 02:39 PM   #1168
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I'm curious if anyone knows where I can get a strut brace at a reasonable price? CF one..
I don't have the Performance one any longer. Only CF one we have for the 330i is the ECS one found HERE.
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Old 04-06-2012, 01:54 AM   #1170
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So who knows where to get a OE performance strut bar? Or who is willing to sell theres.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:07 AM   #1171
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The aluminum Performance brace is the only one available. It looks like the M3 one but it's not black. To find the CF one you need to look on forums, Craigslist, eBay, etc.
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:13 PM   #1172
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Bumpity Bump.

Anyone know where I can buy the Strut bolt Caps?

I lost them months ago and its on my mind again.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:08 AM   #1173
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Bumpity Bump.

Anyone know where I can buy the Strut bolt Caps?

I lost them months ago and its on my mind again.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...77&hg=51&fg=95

Part #4. Any dealer can still get them. I just got some a few months ago.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:32 AM   #1174
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:57 AM   #1175
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Anyone know where I can buy the Strut bolt Caps?

I lost them months ago and its on my mind again.
They are part number 51717896829. I have them avaible HERE

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Old 05-24-2012, 10:22 PM   #1176
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They are part number 51717896829. I have them avaible HERE

BMW over here wants $8 each!

$3.92 is better but these are little pieces of plastic. lol.

$23.52 for all 6.

$16.87 2nd day shipping because I'm desperate lol.

I'm ordering tomorrow.
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Lucky enough to snag a cf strut brace off these forums. Haven't had a chance to mount it yet. I did install bmw performance shift knob, shift boot, ebrake boot and handle.

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This is correct. I'm working on finding a true proper fitment replacement as we speak!
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