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Old 03-30-2016, 10:20 AM   #1
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330 Day (3/30) is finally here!



Post yours along with any/all paeans to the wonderful 330! ZHPs too!

Mine is down for repairs ATM, but I can't wait to get behind the wheel again.

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Old 03-30-2016, 10:23 AM   #2
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Very nice. Get a trunk deck lip spoiler and clear corners/indicators/tails
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:38 AM   #3
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Thanks! Appreciate the suggestions but I actually love the exterior of the car the way it is. There's not a thing I would change about it.







Maybe CSL reps one day. Maybe. The 68s are just fine for now though!
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:43 AM   #4
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Ambers look super classy on Orient Blue. Love it.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:47 AM   #5
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Matt Farah taking mine for a drive:



In its natural habitat:

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Old 03-30-2016, 10:55 AM   #6
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Hey mango, is he ever going to post the video of driving your car?
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:06 AM   #7
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well now, this just got interesting!

Matt Farah is so annoying. Do post vid so we can hear his annoying comments.
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:10 PM   #8
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Is there a video on that by any chance?
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:26 PM   #9
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In observation of March 30th 3/30
don't want to put the license plate in the middle?
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:34 PM   #11
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Thanks! Appreciate the suggestions but I actually love the exterior of the car the way it is. There's not a thing I would change about it.







Maybe CSL reps one day. Maybe. The 68s are just fine for now though!
I agree, Orient Blue and Oxford Green look great with ambers. Leave it the way it is.
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:40 PM   #12
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Old 03-30-2016, 01:17 PM   #13
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My 330

Love my 330 - keeping it for the kids to drive. I also have my dd 2013 335 coupe.
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In honor of 3/30 day. Here's an old pic of my 330i from a few months ago since I don't have much recent ones. A few changes have been made since this was taken
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Love my 330 - keeping it for the kids to drive. I also have my dd 2013 335 coupe.
You kept that nice looking. non-sport coupe with ZHP wheels? (I like the amber look) Well done. That's how you keep a car looking expensive and high end.
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I don't give a frig what anyone says. These wheels on the E46 look simply amazing.
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Old 03-30-2016, 02:30 PM   #17
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Oh, and here's 2 for you Mango. Picked them up on Craigslist. OE Style 71's in rare 17 x 8.5 form. Manufactured by Cromodora, Italy back in 2001. Never mounted on any car ever, until now. Running 235/45/17's and I swear on my life that is the most perfect tire size for this car ever. Glued to the road. These may be my new winters, or I might just switch it up and make these my summers and my 18's my winters since they are aftermarket. Sorry for crappy cell phone pics, I have not taken any decent pics yet.
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Oh, and here's 2 for you Mango. Picked them up on Craigslist. OE Style 71's in rare 17 x 8.5 form. Manufactured by Cromodora, Italy back in 2001. Never mounted on any car ever, until now. Running 235/45/17's and I swear on my life that is the most perfect tire size for this car ever. Glued to the road. These may be my new winters, or I might just switch it up and make these my summers and my 18's my winters since they are aftermarket. Sorry for crappy cell phone pics, I have not taken any decent pics yet.
looks better than in your sig. nice pick up.

by the way i would try to polish or sand (magic eraser) out that human grease spot on your driver's side door pillar. one of my pet peeves is to see that grease spot

What I do to prevent that is palm the very edge of the door when I shut it. it helps
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Old 03-30-2016, 02:46 PM   #19
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Don't have a proper picture but here is my car earlier today getting some gas. 2006 mystic blue 330ci.
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Don't have a proper picture but here is my car earlier today getting some gas. 2006 mystic blue 330ci.
From the photo, very proper and very well kept. Would love to see more.
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