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Old 06-13-2012, 02:30 PM   #10061
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bought some trim clips and wheel wax.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:31 PM   #10062
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Is that a style 44 on the lid?
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:32 PM   #10063
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yes, it is. i think they know something!

i thought maybe its because i bought it at the stealership, but i was wrong.

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Old 06-13-2012, 02:42 PM   #10064
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Looks good in your car. Probably I should buy the ones from ECS anyway. Just don't know whether they will fit because it says for 328i.

I don't like blacking out everything as well, but my exhaust tips are greyed out because of years of grime and no polish. I want the exhaust tips to look clean, doesn't matter if its blacked out or chromed.

I am still living in a fishbowl and haven't decromed my window trim yet. So, no blacking out. Only thing that I blackened is the grill. Getting the windows tinted soon. And no black wheels for me, ever.
I too am living in a fishbowl, lol. I have another set of interior panels/sport seats done up in tan/black that's not going in until the windows get tinted.

It's the same for me as well with the grille too... I blacked out the fins, but kept the outer pieces chrome. Waiting on some racemesh so I can do it right!
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:48 PM   #10065
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I use some 0000 steel wool on my tips at every wash, takes an extra 2 mins and they SHINE.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:49 PM   #10066
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Guys my oil was just changed and I am about to do a valve cover gasket job, is it obsoletely necessary to change it again? gets expensive lol.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:51 PM   #10067
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:51 PM   #10068
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Guys my oil was just changed and I am about to do a valve cover gasket job, is it obsoletely necessary to change it again? gets expensive lol.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:54 PM   #10069
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Washed and polished, took some new pics of her
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Old 06-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #10070
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Old 06-13-2012, 04:40 PM   #10071
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Ordered my Bilstein sport shocks & struts along with front and rear reinforcement plates are other associated hardware. I opted for Z3 M rear reinforcement plates. I also ordered an aluminum jack pad adapter.


Ordered my Meyle HD CAs, CABs RSMs and RTABs yesterday and purchased my springs about 2 weeks before.

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Old 06-13-2012, 04:57 PM   #10072
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Polished with 0000 steel wool at every wash, shiny
Looks nice, I shall try that.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:09 PM   #10073
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Depending on how bad your tips are maybe start with 000 and then use 0000, works great for me
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:54 PM   #10074
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Complete suspension refresh with Monroe parts. Will have an alignment done tomorrow, the steering wheel looks funny when driving straight, lol.

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Old 06-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #10075
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Sitting here admiring how nicely done this car is bone stock, gotta hand it to those Germans
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+1 LEDs would make it even better.

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Old 06-13-2012, 09:59 PM   #10078
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Looks nice, I shall try that.
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I too shall try this.. Didn't know they would polish out like that. Lol.
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:01 PM   #10079
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Iv already got clear corners up front, plans are clear side markers and clear led tails, a set of coil overs and style 68's and that's it!
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:03 PM   #10080
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