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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 01-20-2010, 06:48 PM   #1001
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I don't recommend it lol
That's good advice, thanx! hehe
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Old 01-24-2010, 07:55 PM   #1002
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hey guys,

after having turned my car to stock, I slowly started doing "budget modding" on my own. This includes;

homemade short ram air intake with sheet metal heat shield. (~$50) worth of parts from Auto Zone.

muffler delete with glasspacks.

STAGGERED OEM style 193 M wheels off of my brother's 335i LCI Msport. Staggered wheels are running perfectly fine.
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:43 PM   #1003
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hey guys,

after having turned my car to stock, I slowly started doing "budget modding" on my own. This includes;

homemade short ram air intake with sheet metal heat shield. (~$50) worth of parts from Auto Zone.

muffler delete with glasspacks.

STAGGERED OEM style 193 M wheels off of my brother's 335i LCI Msport. Staggered wheels are running perfectly fine.
i want pics
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Old 01-26-2010, 04:18 PM   #1004
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:10 PM   #1005
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:12 PM   #1006
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Yeah nice color.
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Old 01-30-2010, 02:42 PM   #1007
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Wow we have actually gotten some snow today and its still coming! Man i love this car in the snow! i would rather drive it than my old 4x4 Bronco 2, hate to say it, but i think i see a for sale sign in the old trucks future.



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Old 01-30-2010, 04:10 PM   #1008
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Hello from London, England....Here is my "XI" - Here they are called SE






What do you guys think? Only mods are angels and the lip.
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:13 PM   #1009
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Both your cars look great!
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:23 PM   #1010
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Both your cars look great!
Thanks. I really want to do a bit more modding - maybe change the wheels or something. Would love to go msport but it's expensive here!
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:32 PM   #1011
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i like ur current wheels, they look great!
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Old 01-31-2010, 04:00 AM   #1012
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who is the guy that swapped an m54b30 in his manual tran 325xi ??????? Been searching for an hour and I cant find him. I remember seeing the thread last year.
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:07 AM   #1013
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i like ur current wheels, they look great!
Thanks! I used to like them when I first got the car now I want something a bit more aggressive lol plus they are filthy at the moment. Do you think I should drop the car on lowering springs?
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who is the guy that swapped an m54b30 in his manual tran 325xi ??????? Been searching for an hour and I cant find him. I remember seeing the thread last year.
WHere did you see that thread? On bimmerfest or in e46fanatics?

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Thanks! I used to like them when I first got the car now I want something a bit more aggressive lol plus they are filthy at the moment. Do you think I should drop the car on lowering springs?
haha yeah I know how that can be. You get tired of them after a while. Yes you should lower car, but I suggest a full kit with springs and shocks. Or a good coilover kit. I am definitely not an expert on suspension though.
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hey i heard that if you use thinner paddings in the rear, it will drop a bit more, is this true?
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Thanks! I used to like them when I first got the car now I want something a bit more aggressive lol plus they are filthy at the moment. Do you think I should drop the car on lowering springs?
Like the color. For springs, well I have fallen victim to the imfamous rear spring cracking issue (both springs). I figure replacing with OEM, I will only have the same problem. Coilovers are to expensive for me. I'll probably
go with H&R springs and Bilstein Sports.
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Like the color. For springs, well I have fallen victim to the imfamous rear spring cracking issue (both springs). I figure replacing with OEM, I will only have the same problem. Coilovers are to expensive for me. I'll probably
go with H&R springs and Bilstein Sports.
i have cracked rear springs too...
are the H&R springs and bilstein sports the same price as the OEM suspension?
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i have cracked rear springs too...
are the H&R springs and bilstein sports the same price as the OEM suspension?
H&R's I found for $219. Shocks are another story-hard to find the right match. I want the drop to be as little as possible, I don't want to tear up the underside. I also want to get as close to the factory ride quality as possible.
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H&R's I found for $219. Shocks are another story-hard to find the right match. I want the drop to be as little as possible, I don't want to tear up the underside. I also want to get as close to the factory ride quality as possible.
I have the same requirements!
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:39 AM   #1020
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schwon325xi or something like that is the user you're thinking of
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