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Old 01-24-2010, 10:15 PM   #21
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I never really liked wide body kits. Just my opinion, not saying they look bad...just a bit too much. But than again, I have an exposed CF GTR vented hood and CSL trunk...so who am I to talk.
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:25 PM   #22
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agreed. I like the subtle/aggressive look. This reminds me a lot of the E30M3 as well which everyone adores, myself included. I will be honest and say I do not really like the sideskirts/rear bumper/wing on the silver widebody. I would opt for the LTW wing, stock rear bumper, and I am not too sure where I would stand on sideskirts. What colour M3 are you looking at making this car?
Yeah, I was thinking the same....you can purchase the kit in pieces so I'm mostly going for the rear quarter panels and fenders. I'm not sure on what color I'd go for yet. Any ideas?
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:25 PM   #23
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Old 01-25-2010, 09:30 AM   #24
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It definitely improves the look of the car, although the lip seems to extend out just a tad too much. Then again, I never did get the whole lip idea.
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Old 01-25-2010, 09:45 AM   #25
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I personally think it looks amazing. I'm not big on the E36 body style but this makes it look a lot better.
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Old 01-25-2010, 08:26 PM   #26
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I personally think it looks amazing. I'm not big on the E36 body style but this makes it look a lot better.
I definitely agree it makes the car look amazing. Anymore opinions? Bump
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Old 01-26-2010, 07:56 AM   #27
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Show up at the track with that on your car and give us all a good laugh.
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Old 01-26-2010, 09:47 PM   #28
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Show up at the track with that on your car and give us all a good laugh.
Show up with what on my car? The widebody kit?
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:22 PM   #29
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Show up with what on my car? The widebody kit?
The taped on plastic widebody crap will make us all laugh until we lose 30 minutes of track time while the corner workes pick up the pieces that fall off.
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:24 PM   #30
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Just wanted to get some opinions on what other members think of the E36 Esquiss widebody kit? For those of you who aren't familiar with the kit pics of Jon's 325is. Looking at starting another project and love this kit. Let me know what you guys think....

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Old 01-28-2010, 01:50 PM   #31
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I dont like it at all. Looks alright but there trying to reincarnate the e30 M3 and thats not going to happen. It doesn't fit with the body lines of the car probably why BMW didn't go widebody on the e36 M. Its just trying to be something its not and theres a reason it didn't start out like that in the first place. As for the performance aspect it looks like they went half assed and watned to keep it suttle. Anyone know how much more stance you getting with this kit. I find it hard to thing you could fit 11-13" tires under there like some kits


As for a personal opinion the stickers are tacky even though they say BBS and yokohoma there still stickers and so look good to me.
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:53 PM   #32
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Show up at the track with that on your car and give us all a good laugh.
what track are you at most of the time? Im trying to get on the track soon enough. Im either going to build my daily into a spec e36 race car or cop an e30 and do it first. Still dont know its so hard to choose.
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:59 PM   #33
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I am a huge fan of this kit. I think it looks really aggressive and definitely gives the E36 a much needed updated look to it. I would be a little scared to drive this car on the street personally. There is a lot of money that goes into building one of these machines and if someone where to hit me it would be horrible.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:28 PM   #34
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I am a huge fan of this kit. I think it looks really aggressive and definitely gives the E36 a much needed updated look to it. I would be a little scared to drive this car on the street personally. There is a lot of money that goes into building one of these machines and if someone where to hit me it would be horrible.
Yeah, Ryan told me the same....if I did it it would definitely be a weekend car. I think the kit goes with the lines of the car personally.
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:31 AM   #35
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what track are you at most of the time? Im trying to get on the track soon enough. Im either going to build my daily into a spec e36 race car or cop an e30 and do it first. Still dont know its so hard to choose.
The tracks I visit most these days are NJMP, Lime Rock Park, Summit Point, and Roebling Road.

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Old 02-03-2010, 09:26 AM   #36
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The taped on plastic widebody crap will make us all laugh until we lose 30 minutes of track time while the corner workes pick up the pieces that fall off.
yes... you will be laughing at a widebody e36...

seen your sig lately? whats that on the hood?

OP, do it, just dont go over the top and do it nicely to a nice coloured one and find some unlame wheels to put on it!
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:20 PM   #37
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yes... you will be laughing at a widebody e36...

seen your sig lately? whats that on the hood?

OP, do it, just dont go over the top and do it nicely to a nice coloured one and find some unlame wheels to put on it!
Thanks man....yeah I think I'm going to do it. I don't know what that other guy was talking about as far as laughing it up
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Old 02-19-2010, 07:15 AM   #38
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I say do it OP! I love Ryan's car! does anybody know if he sold it already? i remember speaking to him abt it when it was for sale.
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:16 PM   #39
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It's the only WB kit I like on the E36. I always wanted one on my E36... never had the finances to pull it off though lol.
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:13 PM   #40
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It's the only WB kit I like on the E36. I always wanted one on my E36... never had the finances to pull it off though lol.
Yeah, entire project runs about $6-8k without including the costs of wider tires/rims.
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