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Old 02-08-2013, 03:17 PM   #401
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another pic e30 restoration in the process right now!
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:47 PM   #402
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Here's my new rear set up! New bumper and custom exhaust with burnt titanium tips.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:20 PM   #403
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Here's my new rear set up! New bumper and custom exhaust with burnt titanium tips.
ahh thats my dream setup!
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:30 PM   #404
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ahh thats my dream setup!
Do it man! I'm very happy with the way things turned out.
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:17 PM   #405
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If I find it in stock haha
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:55 PM   #406
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Here's my new rear set up! New bumper and custom exhaust with burnt titanium tips.
Wow looks really good!
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:50 AM   #407
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If I find it in stock haha
It's going to require some exhaust work as well but I'm sure you knew that.

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Wow looks really good!
Thanks!
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:17 AM   #408
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Taking my mtech bumper tomorrow for color matching and paint!
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:34 PM   #409
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Here's my new rear set up! New bumper and custom exhaust with burnt titanium tips.
It's a replica bumper or OEM????
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:54 PM   #410
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It's a replica bumper or OEM????
Replica. Thought about trying to tackle an OEM project but that would have required a lot of work.
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:43 AM   #411
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So far to my steel blue '01 330 vert

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Old 03-03-2013, 08:49 AM   #412
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I don't like the little strip LEDs on bumper but that's just me
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:27 AM   #413
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Thanks I had those before the Angel Eyes and now its too much. I love your Orion AE, they look like they fit better. The metal shroud is blocking mine (highbeams) so was deciding what to do on that, might cut the wire to the high beams or figure it out, or get the Orion and cut the strips off.

Any advice though on wheel finishes? They've gotten scratched up so like to refinish them but keep the OEM so was thinking gunmetal would be a cool look, not black, but that or really dark grey semi-gloss?
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:44 AM   #414
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:52 AM   #415
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:09 PM   #416
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Thanks I had those before the Angel Eyes and now its too much. I love your Orion AE, they look like they fit better. The metal shroud is blocking mine (highbeams) so was deciding what to do on that, might cut the wire to the high beams or figure it out, or get the Orion and cut the strips off.

Any advice though on wheel finishes? They've gotten scratched up so like to refinish them but keep the OEM so was thinking gunmetal would be a cool look, not black, but that or really dark grey semi-gloss?
Yeah my angel eyes are prefect orion v2's are great I love them.
And wheel finish semi gloss gunmetal would look good not flat gunmetal I hate that color. Maybe a hyper silver always looks good on steel blue or a hyper black if they can get it done, no to black.
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:42 PM   #418
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I bought my E46 in December of last year and I've been working on it over the past few months to fix what the previous owner neglected to.
Anyway, I came across the roof rack moldings and they looked faded to me. I was wondering if they're supposed to match the steel blue or if they're supposed to be black.
Can anyone help me out?
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:11 PM   #419
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In Europe, all E46 with R6 engine have those moldings in bodycolor.

However, all of the following parts came in bodycolor TOGETHER from the factory:

-doorhandles
-handle on the trunk with license platei illumination
-grill on the hood (the on surronding nozzles for windscreen washing)
-roof moldings

Also, all European R6 E46 came with chrome trim (unles it was M Sportpackage with gloss shadowline).
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Old 03-06-2013, 05:47 PM   #420
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I bought my E46 in December of last year and I've been working on it over the past few months to fix what the previous owner neglected to.
Anyway, I came across the roof rack moldings and they looked faded to me. I was wondering if they're supposed to match the steel blue or if they're supposed to be black.
Can anyone help me out?
No they're suppose to be body colored. I too noticed a slight variation in the color on my steel blue 323Ci roof rails to the roof. I think this has to do with both it being a painted plastic. As well as it fading possibly more by it being a different material that expands and contracts in summer and winter different than metal. Pretty sure it's also not painted the same time as body is.
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