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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 11-30-2012, 12:57 PM   #21
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:59 PM   #22
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Thanks for the kind words, everyone. Abit of a contrast to the feedback in other two threads started after this one from other past Honda owners who have been "promoted" to a BMW! Having said this, it seems a common trend the world over that Honda drivers naturally progress up to a BMW, I've seen this happen with so many other Honda owners I know. And proven here again where some of us are also ex-Honda owners!

With regards to mods, I'm very much a believer of the "subtle yet stunning" principle. As you can see, I have not riced up my Civic and I believe the mods on it were tastefully done and not too over the top. That wing did come with the car though, and although I did consider removing it a couple of times, it stayed on as it was just part of the character of this car. I don't believe in silly loud and large fart cannons on the rear, they just sound horrible. If I must modify an exhaust, I prefer the deeper more subtle sound, like what BMW exhausts are so famous for out of the factory!

As for my new E46, I intend to carry on the "subtle yet stunning" principle. I don't plan to modify the exterior look much at all, as these cars look great as they are out of the factory. It has nothing to prove to itself or to the world. I intend to keep it this way and enjoy it for what it is. Any mods I do end up doing will be tasteful and subtle, which will add to the overall elegance of the E46, not ruin the heck out of it.

Thanks again, folks!
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:43 AM   #23
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Beautiful sunny day today so I got the DSLR camera out for some nicer pics of da BEEMA!























Photographic trick...or not?

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Old 12-01-2012, 04:00 PM   #24
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Clean 330. Welcome.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:54 AM   #25
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Thanks, dude!
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:34 AM   #26
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Here are some new shots I took today:









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Old 12-30-2012, 02:55 PM   #27
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:21 PM   #28
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Those Honda Civics are like iron. You can beat the hell out of it and it'll still keep going. I used to work at a Honda dealership and the only real problem most have is tranny issues on the automatics. Other than that, great DD cars and very low maintenance.

The 330 looks great! Very clean paint and it pops too
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If you don't mind me asking, how much did Westside BMW charge you for allowing you to take pictures under their Sign?
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No charge...they were closed! Lol
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