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Old 01-17-2013, 02:40 PM   #15101
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H8rs will h8 but annoying them is pleasing... Finally, Bilstein supported drop.

Know you fruit lovers and Texas totalitarians will luvs.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:39 PM   #15102
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H8rs will h8 but annoying them is pleasing... Finally, Bilstein supported drop.

Know you fruit lovers and Texas totalitarians will luvs.
lol.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:42 PM   #15103
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:36 PM   #15104
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Looks like an RC antenna, and I kinda like it... Nice work!

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Has anyone used it before? The reviews are pretty good, but I trust people's word on these forums. I need it because my new iPhone has a "lifeproof" case that uses an annoying headphone adapter to fit into the jack and I just want to wirelessly do this.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=720922

I'm not sure how many years ago I did this, but it works great...

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Old 01-17-2013, 04:46 PM   #15105
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I just got in the last of my complete cooling system overhaul parts. I just need distilled water and I'm set.

Now it just needs to warm up!
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:46 PM   #15106
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I replaced the side repeaters with new ones from ebay. The original ones were turning abit yellow with age. The new ones are crystal clear and look great!

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Old 01-17-2013, 06:51 PM   #15107
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I replaced the side repeaters with new ones from ebay. The original ones were turning abit yellow with age. The new ones are crystal clear and look great!
Whats repeaters? the corner lamps?
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:54 PM   #15108
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Cleaned it since all week is sunny.
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:54 PM   #15109
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Just installed a complete set of brushed aluminum trim in my penelope ... she looks amazing ... thanks bmw2k3. .... cant wait till it gets warmer so I could ride her topless and show her off ... jajaja

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Old 01-17-2013, 07:04 PM   #15110
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Cleaned it since all week is sunny.
Looking nice. love the trim especially. is it ZHP or wrapped? (i honestly don't know much about it)
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:08 PM   #15111
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Whats repeaters? the corner lamps?
No, the side indicator lamps on the fenders. I added a pic above.
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:25 PM   #15112
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Looking nice. love the trim especially. is it ZHP or wrapped? (i honestly don't know much about it)
Cubed/ZHP trim is definitely going into the car at some point, but for now while I improve other areas it is just wrapped in the 3M Dinoc CF. For the more inexpensive alternative I think it looks nice.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:27 PM   #15113
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:37 PM   #15114
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Just installed a complete set of brushed aluminum trim in my penelope ... she looks amazing ... thanks bmw2k3. .... cant wait till it gets warmer so I could ride her topless and show her off ... jajaja
Do you have any photos? Thinking about replacing the tired wood trim in mine.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:52 PM   #15115
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Cubed/ZHP trim is definitely going into the car at some point, but for now while I improve other areas it is just wrapped in the 3M Dinoc CF. For the more inexpensive alternative I think it looks nice.
It actually looks real good. i'm in favor of cheap easily reversible mods as long as it looks good. i might want to try this. how much is the wrap?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:56 PM   #15116
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Did the coils actually do anything for you?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:58 PM   #15117
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Did the coils actually do anything for you?
lol theres been no reported gains with the coils, and in most reviews they burn out quickly..
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:03 PM   #15118
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Did the coils actually do anything for you?
I didn't feel any gain or lose! I was just doing preventative maintenance. I was getting a couple cylinder misfires from 1 and 2 every now and them after I got my Headers on and they have 104k miles on them except for 1 that blew out earlier last year...
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:13 PM   #15119
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It actually looks real good. i'm in favor of cheap easily reversible mods as long as it looks good. i might want to try this. how much is the wrap?
I used ECS for the wrap, but I'm sure it can be found elsewhere for a little less.

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-323...3M_Vinyl_Wrap/

I started out with the 4x1 to wrap the trim on the dash just to see if I liked the finished product, then followed up with a second order of 4x2 to finish the rest of the trim. If you decide that you want to give it a go ahead, the dash trim can easily be done by hand, along with the shift trim. The (4) armrests are a little more difficult. I'd have a heat gun or your girlfriend's blow dryer near by to help you heat it up to stretch it so you get a smooth finish over the corners.

Key factor is what you already mentioned - it is easily reversible since there is no permanent change done to your original trim.

Glad you like it!
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:44 AM   #15120
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