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Old 05-15-2012, 12:40 AM   #9281
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I replaced the top 4 headlight bolts with genuine bmw ones. they were rusted/corroded and looked nasty.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:42 AM   #9282
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Did a complete interior detail. Cleaned the leather, conditioned it, cleaned all the door panels, vents, dash, EVERYTHING. Gave her a well needed vacuum and bath. Unfortunately now she's sitting in the rain. Looks like I may be getting my style 197 rims sent to the sand blaster/powder coated within the month. Thinking about a nice gun metal grey with a hint of metallic/metal flake. I think silver will be to much, and kinda blend in more than I would like...what do you guys think...???

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Old 05-15-2012, 01:23 AM   #9283
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I bought mine today. First thing i did (after a little cruising of course) was wash it. Vacuumed the interior ect. Since its 100% stock i am going to tint the windows first of all then deal with anything else

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Old 05-15-2012, 01:47 AM   #9284
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I bought mine today. First thing i did (after a little cruising of course) was wash it. Vacuumed the interior ect. Since its 100% stock i am going to tint the windows first of all then deal with anything else

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Old 05-15-2012, 03:57 PM   #9285
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I replaced the top 4 headlight bolts with genuine bmw ones. they were rusted/corroded and looked nasty.
Part number? mine are horrible too. Oh and i did my FSU, i have air again!
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Old 05-15-2012, 04:47 PM   #9286
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Washed it again... It hasn't even been 12 hours since i washed it last!

At school some stupid "independent-Living" teacher thought it would be a great idea to promote not drinking and driving and not texting while driving. So, what was the genius idea? Have the class write on every car window on every car "dont text and drive"! I dont pay for parking and expect to get my car messed with...by the school

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Old 05-15-2012, 05:05 PM   #9287
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Found out my drivers side fog light glass is completely off the housing.... freaking POS chinese crap
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:19 PM   #9288
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threw on some style 119s. huge upgrade from the stock 45's. I'm in love all over again.
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:45 PM   #9289
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:25 PM   #9290
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added clear corners and side markers!
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:25 PM   #9291
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Drove her down my uncles mile long gravel driveway (and back) yesterday, ugh, she's so dirty now...

I have all the parts in to do the suspension swap, but I just have too much going on right now. Maybe the weekend after next...
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:17 PM   #9292
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Bought some detailing stuff from autozone for bimmerfest. Didn't have time to order good stuff. So I just got liquid wax and some microfibers and applicators. The bodyshop already polished the whole car. Just gonna through that liquid wax on then spray some quick detailer when I get there. Is anyone even going?
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:38 PM   #9293
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My highs dont seem to work. When I turn on the high beams my Xenons just get brighter, my halogens never come on. Anyone know why?
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:41 PM   #9294
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My highs dont seem to work. When I turn on the high beams my Xenons just get brighter, my halogens never come on. Anyone know why?
Unless you code them for dual highs, they won't. All that happens is the shutter inside the bi-xenon projector opens up, allowing the beam to be projected over a greater area.
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:05 AM   #9295
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:07 AM   #9296
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:08 AM   #9297
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Ordered clear corners with the invisi bulbs for my new 325xi! That will be the first mod for her! Cleaning up my exterior trim on the bumper and doors tomorrow and picking up the front plate delete strip from work!
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:16 AM   #9298
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Also dropped off car at bodyshop for Mtech II and some bodywork
You should get the rear trunk handle colormatched too!

Its gonna look good
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:57 AM   #9299
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Since I ad rear bumper off, got to clean rear end from all the dirt, 10 years after all.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:49 AM   #9300
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Just ordered the meyle suspension refresh kit from oembimmerparts. The 323 has 140k and is loooong overdue. Bought new struts and strut hats last fall to go along with this as well. Can't wait
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