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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 04-23-2017, 07:55 PM   #61
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wow..
sell me your car.

i think i love it more when it had the m68s on it.. so innocent looking.

got halfway through thread and realized the moldings are paint matched... no wonder it looks so different.

beautiful car... nnnggggg ohhhhh
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Old 04-25-2017, 10:44 AM   #62
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wow..
sell me your car.

i think i love it more when it had the m68s on it.. so innocent looking.

got halfway through thread and realized the moldings are paint matched... no wonder it looks so different.

beautiful car... nnnggggg ohhhhh
Everything has a price but it will be tough to let this one go as I have yet to see another ZSP or ZHP in the color combo come up for sale. The M68's have a special place in my heart but the ARC 8's are better

Thanks again. I looked back at my car while walking away and now I feel the need to walk backwards so I continuously look at it.

Today I'm dropping her off at BMW for an alignment and I may have them do some other maintenance work....not sure.

Some more pictures I took over the weekend. Once there is nice weather I'll get it cleaned up for some good pictures.

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Old 04-26-2017, 07:47 PM   #63
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Alignment done at BMW Charlotte today.

Let's just say there is some camber.

Also got the last air bag recall done.

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Old 04-26-2017, 08:23 PM   #64
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Alignment done at BMW Charlotte today.

Let's just say there is some camber.

Also got the last air bag recall done.

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Hey MBCO!

I noticed you said that BMW of Charlotte did your airbag. I remember the recall being from a few years ago. Are they still honoring it and if so, how do I approach them about honoring it now?

I bought an 2003 325i used a few weeks ago and was wondering if it was possible to get this done on my car as well despite not being the original owner or getting a letter in the mail about the recall.

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Old 04-27-2017, 04:56 AM   #65
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Hey MBCO!

I noticed you said that BMW of Charlotte did your airbag. I remember the recall being from a few years ago. Are they still honoring it and if so, how do I approach them about honoring it now?

I bought an 2003 325i used a few weeks ago and was wondering if it was possible to get this done on my car as well despite not being the original owner or getting a letter in the mail about the recall.

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Yes, Hendrick BMW of Northlake. They told me about it as they ran the VIN. They had the parts and it took 3-4 hours to complete.

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Old 04-27-2017, 09:11 AM   #66
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Yes, Hendrick BMW of Northlake. They told me about it as they ran the VIN. They had the parts and it took 3-4 hours to complete.

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Old 04-28-2017, 10:38 AM   #67
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You bet.

Had to take a shot leaving work yesterday. On the way home took the back country roads and she wants to corner and corner and corner. Drives amazing.

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Old 04-29-2017, 06:11 PM   #68
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Such a good look.
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Old 05-01-2017, 11:06 AM   #69
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Such a good look.
Thank you.

I started following you on IG (creeper I know )

Some random shots from over the weekend. It rains after I spent 3 hours hand washing and waxing. Oh well.

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I love this fitment. I cant get over how badass it performs.

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-2 degrees camber up front. With the H&R Cup Kit, Poly FCABS, sticky rubber and camber the turn in and front end grip is amazing.

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datshine....but she needs a color correction.

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And yes....I fixed the hood fitment

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Ike approved

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Old 05-01-2017, 09:20 PM   #70
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Looking good! Interesting combo of the shadowline window trim and chrome-on-chrome grille elements. Don't see that very often.

Wheels look the business.

If you want to keep the body-colored molding, maybe consider a respray on them to better match the white of the bodywork proper? It might be just me but it looks off a shade or two, especially on the front bumper.
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I started following you on IG (creeper I know )
Just sent a request back, lol

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Old 05-05-2017, 07:16 AM   #72
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Looking good! Interesting combo of the shadowline window trim and chrome-on-chrome grille elements. Don't see that very often.

Wheels look the business.

If you want to keep the body-colored molding, maybe consider a respray on them to better match the white of the bodywork proper? It might be just me but it looks off a shade or two, especially on the front bumper.
I agree, it's so common for owners to swap out to black grills. I don't mind the OE ones. Something different.

In person it matches but in certain light it looks off. They are due for a respray as chips and door dings from the previous owner are present. Once all maintenance and further plans are done I plan on getting new trim or getting the current ones resprayed along with PDR on 2 dents.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:01 AM   #73
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The ultimate test this week. 3 employees in the car....2 in the back roughly 450+ pounds combined. It rubbed obviously.

Time to make some more room.
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Old 05-18-2017, 08:55 AM   #74
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Yikes! I try never to have more than one person in the back of mine!
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