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Old 09-08-2010, 02:25 AM   #1261
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it was a slow day so I went out and took some pics, I have a feeling it's missing something? any thoughts? maybe spacers, tint and clear tail-lights?







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Old 09-08-2010, 07:49 AM   #1262
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You have something to much,

get rid of the roof rails!

A set of ///M-Tech sideskirts would complete the picture
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Old 09-08-2010, 07:59 AM   #1263
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Its sad but I can't really tell a huge difference between Stock, Mtech1, and Mtech2 side skirts
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FYI, there is no difference between M-Tech1 and M-Tech2 side skirts, the skirts I and JWM have are Aerodynamica skirts, in the post below on Uncle Don's T the Stock skirts
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Old 09-08-2010, 08:14 AM   #1264
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I have a feeling it's missing something? any thoughts? maybe spacers, tint and clear tail-lights?
Spacers, yes but I wouldn't over do it. I did 10mm in back, 5mm in front.
Sounds like a small change, but they make the wheels look just right.

A MTech II rear bumper for a wagon is not inexpensive, but I think it makes a big improvement to the looks of the rear of the car.

I like the clear lights, but I think I would do them all around the car.

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Old 09-08-2010, 09:05 AM   #1265
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Clear/Red tails for sure...

Also, the driver-side rear door doesn't match, needs to be re-painted...
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Old 09-08-2010, 09:33 AM   #1266
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Awesome car. Thankfully it's steelblue like mine so I can see how all the intended mods I have will look such as the M3 bumper and blacked out grilles! Your wheels are similar to my Style 71's so it's looking really similar! Good thing you're in SB and not up here in the Bay Area (although I went to UCSB, goooo Gaucho's!).

What suspension do you have?

On the downside, is your driver side rear door repainted?

Lastly, for the larger group, do I need anything other than the replacment gutter/strips to remove the roof rails? Do I need any various extra clips, etc?

TIA

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Old 09-08-2010, 09:48 AM   #1267
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Lastly, for the larger group, do I need anything other than the replacment gutter/strips to remove the roof rails? Do I need any various extra clips, etc?
No extra's needed, remember to tape over the holes were the bolts were with ducktape to prevent waterleakage
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Old 09-08-2010, 09:56 AM   #1268
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You have something to much,

get rid of the roof rails!

A set of ///M-Tech sideskirts would complete the picture
I was thinking of getting a roof rack cause I bike sometimes T^T

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Spacers, yes but I wouldn't over do it. I did 10mm in back, 5mm in front.
Sounds like a small change, but they make the wheels look just right.

A MTech II rear bumper for a wagon is not inexpensive, but I think it makes a big improvement to the looks of the rear of the car.

I like the clear lights, but I think I would do them all around the car.

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+1 for sure did you roll your fenders to prevent rubbing?

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Clear/Red tails for sure...

Also, the driver-side rear door doesn't match, needs to be re-painted...
actually the rear driver side was repainted because an old lady rammed a shopping cart into the side of my car I cant really tell the difference in color in real life but I guess it shows up in the pic

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Awesome car. Thankfully it's steelblue like mine so I can see how all the intended mods I have will look such as the M3 bumper and blacked out grilles! Your wheels are similar to my Style 71's so it's looking really similar! Good thing you're in SB and not up here in the Bay Area (although I went to UCSB, goooo Gaucho's!).

What suspension do you have?

On the downside, is your driver side rear door repainted?

Lastly, for the larger group, do I need anything other than the replacment gutter/strips to remove the roof rails? Do I need any various extra clips, etc?

TIA
Thanks Mate! It's actually Steel Grey but it was a gloomy SB day which made it look blueish. I have H&R springs with stock suspension on 19" SSR GT10's
and YES the rear driver side was repainted though I cant really tell the difference in real life


> clears and spacers FTW!

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Old 09-08-2010, 10:14 AM   #1269
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The solution for the (occasional?) need of the roofrack



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Old 09-08-2010, 10:33 AM   #1270
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Thanks Mate! It's actually Steel Grey but it was a gloomy SB day which made it look blueish. I have H&R springs with stock suspension on 19" SSR GT10's
and YES the rear driver side was repainted though I cant really tell the difference in real life


> clears and spacers FTW!

I guess that's the more important test! That you can't tell in real life. At least now your car has a "good" side when taking photo's!
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:43 AM   #1271
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Nice. Is that on an e46 wagon? If so, do the roof-rail-delete trim have those flip/ups to access the mounting points?

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Old 09-08-2010, 10:51 AM   #1272
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:52 AM   #1273
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Nice. Is that on an e46 wagon? If so, do the roof-rail-delete trim have those flip/ups to access the mounting points?

Thx.
OOOh never thought of that! any pics on a touring?
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Old 09-08-2010, 11:07 AM   #1274
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:13 PM   #1275
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Oh anyone know where to get decent rear clears?
I've heard the LED clears arnt very impressive?
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:45 PM   #1276
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FYI, there is no difference between M-Tech1 and M-Tech2 side skirts, the skirts I and JWM have are Aerodynamica skirts, in the post below on Uncle Don's T the Stock skirts
The Mtech1 and Mtech2 are kind of arrowed shaped:



@ alpine003: $ 85,- a set ?!, I paid that in euro's! , excl. 19% tax..... a piece!
This can be attributed to semantics but that is correct. I believe in '99-00 models, these aero pieces were also referred to as M-Aero options. I couldn't believe myself that $85 was for the pair and had to contact the place to verify.
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Old 09-08-2010, 05:55 PM   #1277
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Old 09-08-2010, 06:27 PM   #1278
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it was a slow day so I went out and took some pics, I have a feeling it's missing something? any thoughts? maybe spacers, tint and clear tail-lights?

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Hey,

Did you change the left rear door?

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Did you change the left rear door?

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actually the rear driver side was repainted because an old lady rammed a shopping cart into the side of my car I cant really tell the difference in color in real life but I guess it shows up on the pic
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Clear/Red tails for sure...

Also, the driver-side rear door doesn't match, needs to be re-painted...
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