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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 03-23-2012, 10:30 PM   #21
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:18 AM   #22
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Where did you get your HID foglights?
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:59 AM   #23
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:37 PM   #24
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Foglights are 6000k from ddmtuning.com....Cheap, and work very well. I had them on my 323ci for two years with no problems.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:08 AM   #25
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Been a while...but got a few things, thought I would share.

Got new M3 carpet floor mats.
Got new A-Pillars.
Installed Csl Diffuser. Painted Jet Black, with exposed CF around the tips.

Going to visit Motorcepts to pick out a csl trunk next week.

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Old 09-21-2012, 01:00 AM   #26
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I love everything about the car BUT the stock wheels. New pair of shoes and you're set!

Along with a slight drop...
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Old 09-21-2012, 02:44 PM   #27
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Yea, its definitely part of the plan. Probably going to go with the CSL rims to match all the other csl parts.
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:39 PM   #28
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:49 PM   #29
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Definitely needs a drop. I would either keep the stock wheels and add spacers, or get another, more aggressive-looking set. A drop, combined with the right wheels/spacers makes a car look a ton better in my opinion!
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:02 PM   #30
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A drop is also on the list. The only thing in the way of everything is money. So i am doing one thing at a time. But my list has :
-CSL Trunk (Scorza most likely) what trunk do you guys suggest? maybe seibon? Much cheaper and looks like a lot of people are happy about fitment.
-CSL Rims
- Drop (H&R Springs)
- Short Shifter (UUC)
- Dynavin (Hoping that a new version comes out soon, so I am holding out)
- Maybe a front lip, not too crazy about it, but I feel like if I am doing so much to the back, gotta do something to the front
- Cross Drilled Rotors

And definitely other things, cause I feel like I keep adding things to the list, every other week.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:27 PM   #31
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Why no exhaust?
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:20 PM   #32
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Thought about it. But I do not want to change anything mechanical. I baby my car, and I know that stock is best for the engine. That thought process might change after all the cosmetics are done. But it is more than enough power for me.....for now.
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:36 AM   #33
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Nice piece. Post pictures of interior.
(I would blacken whole grill)
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:13 PM   #34
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Did a few things this week.
Got ceramic brake pads, to get rid of the excessive brake dust
Painted the brake calipers.
Got new rear tires. Continental DW.
The best one out of all of them, purchased CSL trunk that I have been looking for, for a long time. Will install in the next few weeks. Have to get it painted first.


This is when I noticed I need new tires

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Old 10-07-2012, 09:27 PM   #35
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Nice idea with the calipers! Get some lowering springs and some spacers and youre set!
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:25 PM   #36
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Took a while, but finally got the seibon CSL trunk installed. I was going to get it painted and installed by a shop, but my friend offered to paint it for me. I usually like doing everything to the car on my own (instead of giving it in to a shop), so I agreed.

I purchased the trunk from a member on this forum. The lip of the trunk had a small crack going along the trunk. So first thing we did, is fix that up with some resin.

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Sanded it down and got it ready for paint.

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The paint supplies.

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Next, we primed the trunk. I decided to paint the whole thing and not leave any carbon fiber exposed. Cleaner look in my opinion.

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Got the stock trunk off the car.

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Painted trunk.

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Decided to paint the chrome grilles and fog light covers. (fog light covers did not fit well, so did not install)

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Old 12-06-2012, 12:28 PM   #37
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Trunk installed.

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Grilles painted and installed.

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Also wrapped my steering wheel trim in carbon fiber. Did not get a chance to take some interior pics. Had interior wrapped carbon fiber months ago. Will put some pics up later on.
Next thing will be a steering wheel, and a dynavin system.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:12 PM   #38
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Great progress, still needs to be slammed though! hehe
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A drop is also on the list. The only thing in the way of everything is money. So i am doing one thing at a time. But my list has :
-CSL Trunk (Scorza most likely) what trunk do you guys suggest? maybe seibon? Much cheaper and looks like a lot of people are happy about fitment.
-CSL Rims
- Drop (H&R Springs)
- Short Shifter (UUC)
- Dynavin (Hoping that a new version comes out soon, so I am holding out)
- Maybe a front lip, not too crazy about it, but I feel like if I am doing so much to the back, gotta do something to the front
- Cross Drilled Rotors

And definitely other things, cause I feel like I keep adding things to the list, every other week.
NO ABSOLUTELY NO to crossdrilled rotors. Unless 100% OEM do not do that. they crack, and are practically like taking a cheese grater to your brake pads. Go slotted instead, I have them on another car of my famly's, and couldn't be happier.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:58 AM   #40
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suspensions asap, and you should've painted the whole grill black not just the outside for a cleaner look
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