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Old 12-28-2012, 06:37 AM   #2061
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Oh man, I forgot about this thread.

I changed my teal projectors to black and went back to amber front corners. My xi now has a CSL front and Mtech1 rear also I'll be taking photos once I get it detailed.

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Old 12-28-2012, 07:15 PM   #2062
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You have been very busy!! Got any pictures?
No pictures yet... can snap a few later poosibly.

Anybody else notice that the build quality/material quality seems to be better on the older cars?

Working on the xi I've noticed that the interior materials seem more plush... tighter tolerances, etc. Even the center console is holding up better. My 04 has the beige coating peeling and scratching in places despite the fact that I've been super careful with it... but the 01 xi looks brand new in comparison. Maybe the grey coatng holds up better?
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:08 AM   #2063
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:58 PM   #2064
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Well here's a pic of the new xi out for her maiden voyage. Got a three hour drive ahead of me today and it's snowing so figured it was time. All stock on the outside... Waiting till spring to replace bumper... Throw on rims and lower.

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Old 01-02-2013, 02:17 PM   #2065
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Here's some pics of my new-to-me 330Xi (purchased from m5 deamon on here):





Grabbed a set of Style 73's with studded snows on them, so I've been enjoying the snow a little.
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:21 PM   #2066
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Oh man, I forgot about this thread.

I changed my teal projectors to black and went back to amber front corners. My xi now has a CSL front and Mtech1 rear also I'll be taking photos once I get it detailed.
I've always loved your car dude. Throw some pics up

Where in jersey are you from?
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:55 AM   #2067
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I've always loved your car dude. Throw some pics up

Where in jersey are you from?
Thanks man, it's still going strong closing in on 100k miles.

I'm located in Chatham
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:37 AM   #2068
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pics of said csl front and mt1 rear naoooo.


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Old 01-06-2013, 10:28 PM   #2069
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Old 01-07-2013, 06:46 AM   #2070
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Looks good. Pulls off the blacked out look pretty well surprisingly. What are you lowered on?

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Old 01-11-2013, 03:24 PM   #2071
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:28 PM   #2072
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Functioning "smg" paddles? If so, awesome!
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:55 PM   #2073
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Functioning "smg" paddles? If so, awesome!
theres a retro fit for the e90 sport paddles onto the e46 steering wheel. it looks insanely good.
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:21 PM   #2074
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Hageee, you have a beautiful car! Love the color!
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:04 PM   #2075
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Looks good. Pulls off the blacked out look pretty well surprisingly. What are you lowered on?

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Old 01-13-2013, 08:24 AM   #2076
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Functioning "smg" paddles? If so, awesome!
Yes, functional:

Left Paddle:

Pull = Downshift (ex. 3th gear to 2th gear)
Push = Upshift (ex 3th gear to 4th gear)


Right Paddle:

Pull = Upshift (ex 3th to 4th)
Push = Downshift (ex 3th to 2th)

Becouse i wanted to drive with one hand ... and you can use only one paddle to shift up/down
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Yes, functional:

Left Paddle:

Pull = Downshift (ex. 3th gear to 2th gear)
Push = Upshift (ex 3th gear to 4th gear)


Right Paddle:

Pull = Upshift (ex 3th to 4th)
Push = Downshift (ex 3th to 2th)

Becouse i wanted to drive with one hand ... and you can use only one paddle to shift up/down
Thats freakin awesome
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:45 PM   #2078
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:33 AM   #2079
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well, pretty recent 04 325xi owner here
94k miles.
tinted all around when I got it.
tinted OEM tails.
muffler delete.
OEM wheels painted black.
This was all done before I got the car, along with some ghetto wiring for HIDs I'm assuming and an air horn -_-

Next in line:
M3 bumper (already have it, just gotta install it)
Xenon headlights with some angel eyes
Clear turns
Either LED or r/w/r tails
New wheels
Dynavin head unit (probably a rep, honestly)

MAYBE lower it. I heard some mixed opinions on lowering the xi, some say it damages the rest of suspension etc. Gotta do moar research
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Ryan we need pics of the new look!
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