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Old 05-03-2013, 04:36 PM   #18681
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My last final was at 10:30pm last night. To celebrate, I put my new headlight lenses in this morning and washed my car.
*For the record, the khoalty lenses work and fit perfect.*
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:42 PM   #18682
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My last final was at 10:30pm last night. To celebrate, I put my new headlight lenses in this morning and washed my car.
*For the record, the khoalty lenes work and fit perfect.*
Looking quite nice.
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:45 PM   #18683
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Looking quite nice.
Thank you!
All my hard work and money is paying off.
Next on the order is front turn signals. One of mine has the smallest rock chip in it and it bothers me to no end.
I have a little more than $1200 of new parts going in this coming week. Can't wait till everything is in and settled.
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:45 PM   #18684
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My last final was at 10:30pm last night. To celebrate, I put my new headlight lenses in this morning and washed my car.
*For the record, the khoalty lenes work and fit perfect.*
Nice, now u can enjoy the summer. If you haven't already, feel free to check out my college thread see sig. Plenty nice cars in there


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Old 05-03-2013, 06:23 PM   #18685
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Installed LED corner lights.
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:15 PM   #18686
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Could you post a follow up on this?
Sure, just sanded everything with a friend.

Tomorrow im going to set up a tarp "paintbooth" to do the painting in.
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:49 PM   #18687
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Replaced my Final Stage Resistor (Or FSU or Hedgehodge). Only took about 45 mins, now the blower for my A/C isn't pulsating anymore. Couldn't have done it without the help of this video


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Old 05-03-2013, 09:26 PM   #18688
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Got a new set of oem rubber mats. Not bad for <100

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Old 05-03-2013, 10:35 PM   #18689
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Installed my rear 15mm ECS tuning spacers and gave it a full wash/wax. Next week I will go nuts for Bimmerfest. My car is so dialed in right now, the handling is incredible with my new sway bars and endlinks.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:41 PM   #18690
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My last final was at 10:30pm last night. To celebrate, I put my new headlight lenses in this morning and washed my car.
*For the record, the khoalty lenes work and fit perfect.*
It's incredible how much new lenses help a car out. I can't stand yellow, faded lenses. It makes the car look cheap. Clear, shiny lenses bring it back to looking like a new car.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:43 PM   #18691
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Wash and wax, so pretty now
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:48 PM   #18692
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:07 AM   #18693
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Installed my front coil overs! Its pretty straightforward but time consuming. Doing the rears tomorrow with adjustments on Sunday. Going for a healthy drop
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:09 AM   #18694
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:29 AM   #18695
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Finally got that coolant sensor out. I superglued the part that initially pulled out into the body, depressed the tabs with some thin screw drivers, clamped onto the sensor with some vice grips, and pulled while twisting the thing. Finally came loose, and I didn't break anything. Put the new temp sensor in, and all is good. No leaks or anything as far as I can tell.

Also installed a new cabin air filter. I ordered an activated charcoal one from Mahle (LAK 102). Unlike the genuine BMW 3M filter and the Mann clone, the Mahle variant has a metal frame with a foam seal. It fit better than the Mann one too (the Mann was ever so slightly too large; had to force it in there which deformed some of the surrounding plastic)

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Old 05-04-2013, 01:35 AM   #18696
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Sent my injectors in for servicing.


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Old 05-04-2013, 10:52 AM   #18697
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:46 PM   #18698
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Ordered my electric fan for the mech to elec swap. I can't wait to not worry about my fan blowing up and ruining my car. $180 shipped BMAParts.com
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:09 PM   #18699
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Ordered my electric fan for the mech to elec swap. I can't wait to not worry about my fan blowing up and ruining my car. $180 shipped BMAParts.com
I really want to do this as well. Seems like a no brainer.
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:19 PM   #18700
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I really want to do this as well. Seems like a no brainer.
The part that is making me do it is the fact that the mechanical fan will dent and chip your hood. I cannot afford to have a hood repaired and painted just because some $20 blades decided to blow apart at 4k+ RPM.
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