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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 09-21-2012, 02:23 PM   #21
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^ Sig's too big anyways
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:15 PM   #22
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there you go lol
I like it. Im def stealing this.
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:18 PM   #23
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Nice!! Super clean dude

Btw, those tails are OEM or Depo?
They are depo. But they fit nice.

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Car looks great man! Really love the choice of color for the wheels, make the red really stand out! Have you considered some suspension work on the car? Something to consider would be a nice ST Coilover System to really set it off and give you a bit more aggressive stance!
You know i thought about it, my rear left strut is kinda wet, so im thinking after winter ill be picking up a set of something.


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I want your rear bumper dammit
I like it, i thought about wrapping it in something. but im not too sure.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:26 AM   #24
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UPDATE-

Been kind of on and off with the car thinking about selling and keeping and decided to keep.


While changing the oil and doing a couple other things ( Oil filter housing gasket, belts.) I noticed what I really didnt want to see.

Both Front Ball Joints are on their way out.
Rear Left Strut is Leaky
And my Dual Mass Flywheel is beginning to rattle louder.

Sucks to see but hey, got to get it done.

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Old 12-30-2012, 02:01 PM   #25
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:27 PM   #26
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Clean those exhaust tips! Nice car assuming your username indicates the year you were born.
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:54 AM   #27
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I love it! nice work.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:42 PM   #28
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Clean those exhaust tips! Nice car assuming your username indicates the year you were born.
That in fact is correct. lol
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:19 PM   #29
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My exhaust tips were almost black before i polished them This is what is did:

1. Using abraisive side of SOS pad soak in water and scrub the tips until you get all the black carbon build up.

2. Using 600 grit sand paper, Wet sand the tips in one direction and keep soaking the sand paper in a small tupperware bowl until all you see is finer scratches.

3. using steel wool/Emery cloth, soak and scrub the tips with the same method of dunking the cloth in water but gradually reduce the scrubing pressure until the scratches are very fine.

4. (Last step) Using mothers aluminum polish, apply polisher with an applicator pad in one direction until pad/cloth turns black. Then buff off with microfiber cloth.

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That looks awesome! I definately have to do that. Mine are black!
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Old 01-01-2013, 07:26 PM   #31
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That looks awesome! I definately have to do that. Mine are black!
haha for sure. Yeah i have alot of time on my hands so let me know if you have any questions. Oh and be prepared to spend at least an hour or two and alot of elbow grease.
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I have class tomorrow and the weather is cold AF here lol. I just need a list of the items i need.
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I have class tomorrow and the weather is cold AF here lol. I just need a list of the items i need.
Yeah its 27 degrees here.

list of items:

1. SOS pad aka dish scrubing sponge.

2. 600 grit sand paper.

3. Emery cloth/steel wool. Make sure its very fine steel wool.

4. mothers aluminum metal polish. Its a small white tub that would fit in one hand.

5. microfiber towel, terry cloth doesnt work as well so dont bother.
Use 1 towel to rub the polish on the tips until the towel turn black and with the 2nd towel buff the tips off. I recomend applying the polish a few times by turning the cloth to a clean side. You will get a better shine if you polish the tips a few times.

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:20 AM   #34
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Havent got around to doing anything. Been a little under the weather lately.

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:26 AM   #35
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Great car. Imola is one of my favorite colors
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Havent got around to doing anything. Been a little under the weather lately.

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Tell me about it! I was sick during christmas and couldnt even move. Dont worry man just let me know if you need help, I'm always in the garage anyway either polishing a car or working on mine.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:09 AM   #37
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Stuck in a weird phase lately.

Not sure What I should do.

I ordered control arms and an inner tie rod.

Most likely going to continue with mods such as headers, exhaust, intake and tune.

Have to get new lenses and I'll be set for a while.

Still contemplating on suspension.
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Same here kinda lol. I want to get exhaust and headers next but im slightly broke hah.
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I have the money for the mods, I just dont want to get cats. lol
I also want to know how BimmerBrakes SS Headers would sound with stock Exhaust.

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I have the money for the mods, I just dont want to get cats. lol
I also want to know how BimmerBrakes SS Headers would sound with stock Exhaust.
Thats a good question, I think i have heard a silver zhp on youtube that had headers with the stock exhaust and it sounded pretty good actually. It seemed to just add a bit more rasp. Yeah i think im gonna do the headers next and then in september finish with the highline tuning catback.
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