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Old 10-24-2013, 11:48 AM   #141
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:29 PM   #142
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^^^ needs 18's, forgot the style. 72 or whatever was the sport pack option for that year.. Also I see dirt in the wheel wells
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:51 PM   #143
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E46 is the most riced out vehicle out there - worse than Civics

I want to get some 18 CSLs but these tires are lasting a long time. I know what ones you're talking about though. Those are cool too. They were an additional option on top of the sport package.

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Old 10-24-2013, 05:22 PM   #144
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:41 PM   #145
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:59 PM   #146
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Old 10-25-2013, 12:20 AM   #147
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nope... all i said was that some E46ers look outdated and ugly and the comparisons were immediately started

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Compare a '98 Maxima with a '99 E46. The E46 aged much better.
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Old 10-25-2013, 12:55 AM   #148
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nope... all i said was that some E46ers look outdated and ugly and the comparisons were immediately started
this. bought a '04 325ci and all my friends, family, and neighbours were Mirin. they even thought it was the new 2014 model. but jokes on them when i spread the butter and said the car was 10 years old haha
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Old 10-25-2013, 10:19 AM   #149
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OMG on that e36 trying to use its chameleon abilities to blend in with its younger brother the e46. That just looked wrong. Come on man....
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:21 AM   #150
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OMG on that e36 trying to use its chameleon abilities to blend in with its younger brother the e46. That just looked wrong. Come on man....
While it looks grossly disproportionate, what brings it over the top is the SN95 mustang scoops, altezza-style lights and the grossly bulging out e46M rear bumper with twin exhaust

Edit.. the E46M fender scoop is the major contributor to the disproportionality

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Old 10-25-2013, 11:24 AM   #151
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:46 AM   #152
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Looks like a legit M3 to me.
to me it look like a legit M3 to me...
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Old 11-21-2013, 02:24 AM   #153
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No they don't. Like others said, closest to a real BMW there is right now. Would totally not mind a 128i with a stick.


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ZHP's still look sharp to me, coupe or sedan. Regular coupes have begun to show some age but still pretty good but when I see something like this on the road, it looks hideous to me. Specially the preface lift ones. the entire rear end is just a mess... huge tail lights and narrow tall rear end..... Maybe its just my eyes used to beautiful lines of the M3 and that wide stance..
I tend to agree. Stock coupes and sedans, especially prefacelift, just look bad. Sedans with ZSP (m-tech I) look okay, and ZHPs of all forms still look great to me. It's really amazing how much a bumper and a slight drop can transform a car's looks
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:43 AM   #155
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Old 11-26-2013, 01:05 PM   #156
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I tend to agree. Stock coupes and sedans, especially prefacelift, just look bad. Sedans with ZSP (m-tech I) look okay, and ZHPs of all forms still look great to me. It's really amazing how much a bumper and a slight drop can transform a car's looks
I agree completly. a few changes here and there and looks a lot different.
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Re: E46 is the most riced out vehicle out there - worse than Civics

This kid, a few towns over.
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Old 11-26-2013, 02:31 PM   #158
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This kid, a few towns over.
That looks like a good portion of cars here.
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Stock coupes and sedans, especially prefacelift, just look bad.
I beg to differ.... To me pre-facelift sedans with a coupe Mtech II bumper and ambers look raw and aggressive, like a car that is old (from the 90s) but still tossable and full of energy.

Facelifts are more classy looking, much more like a modern premium car
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