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Old 11-16-2012, 11:35 AM   #21
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You see dozens of bmws on fire. wow. I'm in the wrong state then.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:38 AM   #22
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:41 AM   #23
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I bet it had low coolant I doubt that angel eye wiring could cause this much fire most likely it was zero maintenance
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:43 AM   #24
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Was sad until I noticed the m3 side gills. Good riddance.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:11 PM   #25
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Ouch! This guy showed up to pick up a car yesterday outside of my house, with a real m3 on it

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Old 11-16-2012, 12:13 PM   #26
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Looks like it came directly from the headlights...bad angel eyes?
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:49 PM   #27
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wow haters. lol still a bmw none the less. You don't see that very often.


Cheap angel eyes that are poorly wired erupt into flames frequently, not always on E46's but I hear of it happening at least once a year.

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Looks like it came directly from the headlights...bad angel eyes?
Yup.

And as I said before, it was smitten from the Earth, and your damn right I'm "hating" on it, I'm also hating on your CF hood that's lacking a roundel Jesse, what gives?
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:50 PM   #28
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:10 PM   #29
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:51 PM   #30
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My bet goes to crappy angel eyes with crappy installation (heatshrink is luxury for the electricians, good old PVC tape).

Typical E46 over here: Import from UK with 80xxx miles, unknown history, 90% 318ci, M6 replica wheels either 4x4 or scrapping the road style, misaligned quad exhaust, M3 side grills, E36 replica mirrors often not aligned looking like a wierdo, CFFL angel eyes from madeinchina.com to complete visuals. HIDs in halogens for the extremes

This is the 2nd E46 that I see on the side of the road this month (doing 600 miles/week). Previous one was with blown tire and M6 replica wheels which literally destroyed the rear quarter panel of the car (looked as if there was an explosion)
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