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Old 12-19-2009, 05:12 AM   #21
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:24 AM   #22
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Late reply, but any rubbing so far? Is it 5 in the back or 10?
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:31 AM   #23
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Looks good

any thing new done?
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:33 AM   #24
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The amber front corners actually look really nice aswell as the side markers just not the tails But your car is
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:35 AM   #25
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^ I was thinking that as well. I really like the amber's on that car
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:36 AM   #26
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In all the pics I think the black grills go really nice with it for some reason Just the front of the car flows amazingly well
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:43 AM   #27
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Those are the same spacers I have with my ZHP wheels. They look great.



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These pics are after installing the 5mm/10mm spacer setup

^^This shot would would make a good sig...



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Old 08-17-2010, 01:42 PM   #28
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If you have plans to lower it I would go KW coilovers, or if looking for a simple drop since you like stock stance maybe Tein S-Tech springs (I had them on my ZHP). Good luck with such a great car!
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:42 AM   #29
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If you have plans to lower it I would go KW coilovers, or if looking for a simple drop since you like stock stance maybe Tein S-Tech springs (I had them on my ZHP). Good luck with such a great car!
How did you like your ride with the Tein S tech springs? I'm thinking of getting them. Ride quality? Did it cover wheel gap?
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Old 05-07-2014, 10:39 PM   #30
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Bump for updates? Car looks amazing.
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:13 AM   #31
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Looks great man
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Old 05-08-2014, 09:23 AM   #32
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Old 05-09-2014, 08:03 PM   #33
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Thanks all, I almost forgot I had started this thread. I like this pic from last summer:



I admit, I'm due for some fresh pics. It might be nice this weekend.

My current mod list:

Performance Modifications:
* BMW Performance Intake
* BMW Performance short throw shifter
* Ceramic coated headers
* Magnaflow cat-back exhaust
* Custom tune by ESS
* Power Pulley Kit by Turner Motorsports
* Stewart high performance water pump
* Rebuilt VANOS with high performance o-rings and seals by Dr Vanos
* DISA upgrade kit by German Auto Solutions
* StopTech Street Performance pads
* StopTech stainless brake lines
* Reinforced rear subframe by Turner Motorsports
* Reinforced rear sway bar mounts by Turner Motorsports
* Reinforced rear shock tower mounts by Turner Motorsports
* Rear trailing arm bushing limiters by Turner Motorsports
* Upgraded JTD909 rear shock mounts by JT Designs
* M3 rear control arm outer lower bushings (ball-joint style)
* M3 front strut tower brace
* H&R wheel spacers (5mm front, 10mm rear)

Other Modifications:
* Sapphire Black kidney grills
* 5000k Sylvania 66240 CBI HID bulbs
* Nokya yellow fog light bulbs with Lamin-X tint
* LED reverse and license plate lights
* Valentine One radar/laser locator (hardwired)

Still have my wavetrac LSD sitting on the garage floor while I try to find an installer, and will be upgrading to powerflex RTABs tomorrow morning.

I love this car.
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Old 05-10-2014, 04:17 AM   #34
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Old 05-10-2014, 05:55 PM   #35
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Playing around with the look of yellow fogs:



Also decided to remove the AE's. I kind of regret it. I was on an OEM-look kick at the time. But now I can't get the Aurora 2's anymore, so I guess I"ll just leave it. Those Aurora 2's were really quite perfect IMO.
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Old 09-06-2015, 08:07 PM   #36
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^^This shot would would make a good sig...



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Thank you UncleDon! That looks good!
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Old 09-06-2015, 09:04 PM   #37
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Lets take a trip down memory lane

2008

Purchase date Nov 18, 33k miles
Reinforced rear subframe and rear sway bar mounts at Turner Motorsport
Reinforced rear shock tower mounts
Black grills
Aurora 2 angel eyes

2009

K&N Intake kit
H&R 10mm rear and 5mm front spacers
M3 strut tower bar
ESS tune
Headers, ebay, jet hot ceramic coated





2010

Drove it, baby!

2011

Magnaflow 16533 cat back



2012

Stoptech stainless braided brake lines and street performance pads
Stewert water pump
Turner underdrive pulley kit
Replaced the K&N intake with BMW Performance



Modified the magnaflow catback to make it a little quieter, smoother



2013

BMW Performance short shift kit
Did vanos from Mr Vanos



2014

Removed Aurora 2 angel eyes and went with yellow fogs



Bushing maintenance





2015

Now stuff really starts happening

PowerFlex rear subframe bushings
New PowerFlex poly FCABs



Wavetrac LSD installed with finned diff cover





Party time











Then some detailing love, full meguiars treatment with DA polisher





Hi



Moved to full 10mm spacers all around, and I like it much more better-er





And today she was in race mode





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Old 09-07-2015, 02:23 AM   #38
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wow, stunning!
very clean e46, sir..
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Old 09-07-2015, 03:12 AM   #39
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black e46 sedans are so badass. What are you putting out with that SCr?
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:12 PM   #40
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Thanks guys, the black really reflects so nice after a nice detail too.

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black e46 sedans are so badass. What are you putting out with that SCr?
I have a dyno appointment scheduled for the end of the month and we'll find out! My "before" dyno put down 229whp a few months ago, I'm going back to the same place, and its looking like the weather will be about the same too, so it should be a good comparison
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