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Old 11-15-2007, 07:42 PM   #1
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Black Saphire E46 Touring - the mod history

I picked up the car on Sunday evening and I started yesterday doing some minor modifications. This will be so much easier to give updates versus the ZHP...too many mods on that one.

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Modding begins - removed TX inspection and tax decals and the 325i badge




CLEANED THE ENGINE BAY - for those that saw it the first day - damn it was dusty






RADAR detector and Homelink controller being installed



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First Aid kit (stocked with supplies) installed under the drivers seat


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Old 11-15-2007, 07:45 PM   #2
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More mods done last night:

Black grills and Clear lights on front and side (still waiting for clear rears)





M3 steering wheel (tri-color stitching)




And my big project for the evening - Red needles to replace the white ones (from a spare ZHP cluster), CF trim and chrome rings around the instruments

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Old 11-15-2007, 07:46 PM   #3
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Todays modifications:

Tinted windows, I went with 35% (i know, i chickened out on going 20%) and the CH's - yes, I need to lower it, I have H&R stuff to install thanks to Bubba (so hopefully in the next week or so it will come down)















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Old 11-15-2007, 07:47 PM   #4
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Old 11-15-2007, 07:52 PM   #5
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i know - i chickened out on the 20% tint - the cops in the DC area are too much a PITA.

I received the trailer hitch today and will be installing it along with the Mtech front and rear bumpers (on order). I will have the bumpers, all the trim and the grills painted to match the car.

I also have H&R suspension to install (just not enough time this week to get it all done).

I have to make 19 ashtrays for other fanatics and some folks from M3f for their V1's and I had trim and engine components to take off the ZHP to be made in CF...so I had to give the sedan some love too....
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lol....you are nuts

I love it.

GL bro...looks great, coming along very well
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UGH! Looks great. LOVE The wheels. Those are just what I'm looking for.

The MTECH II looks GREAT on the tourings... I just got mine back at 5:30 tonight. Amazing improvement.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:25 PM   #11
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maybe an SC in its future...a certain vendor needs to cut me a deal...or I can go with Samir out at Technik and a VF charger
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UGH! Looks great. LOVE The wheels. Those are just what I'm looking for.

The MTECH II looks GREAT on the tourings... I just got mine back at 5:30 tonight. Amazing improvement.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:34 PM   #15
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The tag is some Texas thing - I dont know why. I will hopefully have the regular tags for MD on it tomorrow (this weekend). It passed inspection on Wednesday with flying colors.
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pictures please
All I have right now are the hootie ones I took from my camera phone & my phone is more phone than camera... So the quality sucks.

I can post 'em if you want, but the quality sucks...

Here they are:

The photo quality? - it sucks...
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