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Old 11-05-2011, 07:02 PM   #5181
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How long did all that take? Is the VANOS seals job a major undertaking? Easy DIY?
Took me 5 hours for the whole job. And my boys girl likes learning about cars so I let her do some of the work. Really not that hard, just follow the instructions to avoid oil spillage which is the most annoying part honestly.
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:10 PM   #5182
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Washed her and Got the OEM rubber mats from dealer.

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Old 11-05-2011, 07:31 PM   #5183
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:59 PM   #5184
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Jesus, that VANOS DIY looks ridiculous
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:02 PM   #5185
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Today I installed some Umnitza Orion V2's and an OEM strut bar
I underestimated the brightness of these things!
I thought the same thing. Big wow when they came on..
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:03 PM   #5186
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I installed new secondary air pump bolts. Old ones were sheared in half..
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:45 PM   #5187
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Spent a half an hour changing out spark plugs; 330,000 mile Inspection/tune-up.
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:22 PM   #5188
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Geez Zchild! Nice work keeping up at 330,000 miles... I got new front shoes to match the year old rears today and spent 3 hours cleaning and restoring neglected leather. Thank goodness for Lexol! Couple more treatments over the next few month and she'll be as good as new. I also slapped on the favorite baseball team decal! Go RedSox!!! Don't hate...
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Old 11-05-2011, 11:29 PM   #5189
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Used a headlight restoration kit to make her see better and used some blackening stuff to make the black areas around my mirrors and my engine cover look like new
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:58 AM   #5190
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Took out the rear passenger side window regulator and motor. Not feeling the $100 to buy a new one though.
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:27 AM   #5191
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Where do I start....
Installed Khoalty interior LED kit and Angel Eyes, carbon emblems, wired in an aux cable, and washed inside and out.
Those damn Angel eyes were so obnoxious and frustrating to deal with. A lot of the connections (main power and remote for example) going into the relay were loose and not good at all so I redid all of those. All is up and running now though and looks great.
The interior is so bright....oh my god..almost too much, but I can never loose something in there again.
The aux cable was a bitch to run as well...most likely because of being exhausted from the Angel eyes...
Also did LED license lights and it definitely seals the rear end look with the LED tails.
Most likely doing the gauge rings and sharpie mod tomorrow. Also have 8000k HID kit on the way from Khoalty. Super happy I'm getting the car to look the way I want it to. All input is appreciated!
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:50 AM   #5192
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Got pull over today cos my multicolor angel eyes......
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:11 PM   #5193
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Got My AA tuned ECU coming in tomorrow!!


Also, plotting my exhaust setup to go with my headers. I would greatly appreciate any input. Here is the thread.

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Old 11-06-2011, 10:15 PM   #5194
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umnitza lite angel eyes. what a sh!tty fitment.
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:27 PM   #5195
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Where do I start....
Installed Khoalty interior LED kit and Angel Eyes, carbon emblems, wired in an aux cable, and washed inside and out.
Those damn Angel eyes were so obnoxious and frustrating to deal with. A lot of the connections (main power and remote for example) going into the relay were loose and not good at all so I redid all of those. All is up and running now though and looks great.
The interior is so bright....oh my god..almost too much, but I can never loose something in there again.
The aux cable was a bitch to run as well...most likely because of being exhausted from the Angel eyes...
Also did LED license lights and it definitely seals the rear end look with the LED tails.
Most likely doing the gauge rings and sharpie mod tomorrow. Also have 8000k HID kit on the way from Khoalty. Super happy I'm getting the car to look the way I want it to. All input is appreciated!
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Looks really nice. Do you have any pictures of interior with the led lights on?


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Old 11-06-2011, 10:28 PM   #5196
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Installed the LED back up lights.

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Old 11-06-2011, 10:50 PM   #5197
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Debadged the 325i and restored the headlights with the 3M headlight restore kit.
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:57 PM   #5198
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replaced OFHG today, wasnt hard but a lot of things going on.
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Old 11-06-2011, 11:17 PM   #5199
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painted kidney grills black. tomorrow starts the modding.
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:03 AM   #5200
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umnitza lite angel eyes. what a sh!tty fitment.
Really? Mine fit Perfect! Which model did you get?
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