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Old 07-23-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
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Well, after blowing both heads off of my beloved Camaro, I had a dilemma, rebuild it into a monster street/track car, or get something sensible and "grown up"



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i chose the latter, Having been a long time BMW fan, i searched high and low and found my 330ci in steel blue with 5 speed and sports package, exactly how i wanted...... i wasn't satisfied for long





Halo's were installed the first week and later yellow fogs and an ebay m3 spoiler. i couldnt bare the amber tails and i searched around till i found just what i wanted, a set or RCR's 4 a coupe!!!!





love the paint job huh


Describing the sound system as "trash" would be a gross understatement, after weighing my options, I determined that i could build my own entire system for less than the cost of 4 BSW speakers. Its nothing spectacular, but what i have is a 2 din pioneer HU, 4 pioneer 6.5 components replacing the stock speakers, a 12 inch pioneer sub in a ported box, and 760 watt 2 channel amp pushing the sub. It sounds a billion times better....



and i was satisfied...... NOT!!



I wanted a more agressive sound so i got my muffler cut off and i ran flelex pipe in place of the muffler. it sounded and looked



The car stayed this way for a while, then i broke up with my girl in Jan..... and it begun.

I found some Bosch Bi-Xenon assembles on ebay and installed them into my headlight assembly with some e-bay 8000k HID's cuz DDM/apexicone wouldnt ship the ones i ordered from them and kept bs ing with me. New halo's 2


then i got wheels, 19 inch stern st-1's, and threw in some cross drilled rotors.

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Cant have wheels without a drop!!!! HERE COME DA K-Sports, my fav. mod.

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Headers 4 a hundred bux?!?!? sure, why the hell not?

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These were such a bastard 2 install, i had no idea. my friend poses as I bust my knuckles. This is b4 the install started whoopin our a$$

I decided that it might be a good idea 2 swap cars with a friend and drive the sh!t out of each others cars, Bad idea. I can drive, he cant, He burned my clutch, I had it replaced w/ a stage 3 6puck and light weight flywheel.

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Might as well just get an SSK

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then i hit a tire on the highway tractor trailors!!!



Mtech II time


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Hmmm, might as well get that lip ive always wanted

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Didnt wanna drill holes in the new bumper and i kept getting front plate tickets so i made my own tow hook bracket

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I was gonna sit back and chill after this, but then I got rear ended


While the car was in the shop getting the @ss fixed, i decided 2 ///OSS my headlight trim.



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Mtech II time again in the rear


Might as well get quads now

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That covers all of the major stuff, I'm currently working on making all of my wood trim Steelblue, and there are a lot of electronics I have my eyes on. Everything Ive done to my car has been DIY by me with or without help except for the clutch. I have learned so much working on my car and surfing these forums. No way my car would be where it is without E46fanatics. Thanks to Euro-spec, and Paul @ ASP tuning for absolutely outstanding customer service, Thanks 2 all the members who have answered my PM's when ive had questions

Ive tried to remain unique as much as I can, however, I have stolen ideas and mimicked things I have really liked on my Favorite cars on this site: ///OSS (of course), BreakMyWallet, 2000_328Ci, and HighBoostin330. Shout outs 2 you guys. Also, shout outs 2 M3NoDrft, and DreamDriveDrift for helpin me take better pictures.

Heres how she sits 2day.





Future mods will be, Head unit upgrade, LED Tail ilghts (they finally got 2 me) Traditional smoked corners (been waiting over 2 months on shipping) and Quad projectors, Maybe even a little stretch-poke w/ spacers, i hate the way stretched tires look tho.

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Old 07-23-2009, 05:41 PM   #2
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Nice Stu

So does any eBay sellers have your number on speed dial?
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:44 PM   #3
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car looks real proper. i prefer LED tails but those look alright. hamann style lip looks great

get some M3 sides!!
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:45 PM   #4
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Tell me about your quad exhaust set up!!!!
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:56 PM   #5
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awesome transformation!
I wish I had the money for all this

but legit work bro
see you tonight? at Fair Lakes?
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:00 PM   #6
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nice job.. all it's missing are some m3 sides/mirrors
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:03 PM   #7
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Looks awesome man. I'm actually a fan of those taillights! The front lip finished it up nicely
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:05 PM   #8
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dude... someones stealing your headers!





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Old 07-23-2009, 06:44 PM   #9
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dude... someones stealing your headers!





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its gonna take them 12 hours


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nice job.. all it's missing are some m3 sides/mirrors
im actually quite fond of the elephant ears, i would like a set of the acs mirrors like the e36

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awesome transformation!
I wish I had the money for all this
Half of my mods were actually done out of necessity, er well i sort of reasoned it that way at least.


but legit work bro
see you tonight? at Fair Lakes?
4 sure, car is filthy tho.

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i tried 2 include links 4 all of my mods, check out the link and if u gave any ?'s ask away

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car looks real proper. i prefer LED tails but those look alright. hamann style lip looks great

get some M3 sides!!
yeah, i like mine cuz theyre tastefull AND unique, but e46 led tails are sooooo mesmerizing and have finally made it on my want list.

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Nice Stu

So does any eBay sellers have your number on speed dial?
NO, but i have theirs
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:50 PM   #10
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4 sure, car is filthy tho.
filthy is the new clean
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:52 PM   #11
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:57 PM   #12
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Looks good bro.
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:07 PM   #13
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when i started reading this i was like, hmm i think there is a car like this on the boards already. >< opps.

nice build!
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:14 PM   #14
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:14 PM   #15
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wow. nice story... whats next?
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:18 PM   #16
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electronics!!!!!, led tails quad projectors, maybe spacers (i dont like stretching tho), i also wish i could find a garbino lip

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Old 07-24-2009, 01:08 AM   #17
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jesus thats intense, love the story line, love the car simply awesome
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Old 07-24-2009, 01:19 AM   #18
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Old 07-24-2009, 01:22 AM   #19
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awesome..love the mtec and hamman style lip!
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