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Old 05-05-2013, 04:13 PM   #18741
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Just adjusted my rear alignment-diy method. Now to fix a coolant leak (I didn't replace my heater hoses....) , so now to drain and replace an oring.
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Old 05-05-2013, 04:46 PM   #18742
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Went to my first autocross today. Started out really slow, but I got like 10s off my time by the end. Can't wait to go again!
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:20 PM   #18743
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:03 PM   #18744
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Finished painting my trims, tomorrow im going to wet sand with 1200 and put on another thin coat. Tuesday ill clear coat everything!
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:18 PM   #18745
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Well over the weekend detailed the inside and outside of the car. Today put my new headlights in, they look MUCH MUCH better than the base ones I had before. Next, m3 bumper. Hate if you will, but I think they look great and it's not like I'm putting m3 badges on my fenders.
Anyways, if anyone is looking for stock non-xenon lights, let me know.

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Old 05-05-2013, 07:28 PM   #18746
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Gave her a wash and then the prius and then I fixed up the front bumper on my e30 and hooked up my new windshield wiper hose.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:42 PM   #18747
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Well over the weekend detailed the inside and outside of the car. Today put my new headlights in, they look MUCH MUCH better than the base ones I had before. Next, m3 bumper. Hate if you will, but I think they look great and it's not like I'm putting m3 badges on my fenders.
A huge chunk of the forum put on a mtech 2 or m3 bumper on their e46s.

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Old 05-05-2013, 07:55 PM   #18748
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Valve cover gasket, VANOS seals, and spark plugs. Plus, two cans of brake cleaner later, cleaned the three quarts of oil out of my engine bay that leaked over the winter due to the old VCG.

Old plugs, as far as I know, were original with 113.5k on them - still ran fine. VANOS pistons were super loose with the old seals. Definitely a little low-end torque boost due to the seal replacement, but only really noticeable on the highway in 5th. No need to downshift to accelerate up a hill anymore.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:55 PM   #18749
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Usually the mtech 2, and I've seen some people complain about people putting M3 bumpers on their 3-series..
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:10 PM   #18750
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Usually the mtech 2, and I've seen some people complain about people putting M3 bumpers on their 3-series..
People usually dislike M3 bumpers on facelifted cars like yours. It doesn't flow as well as an MTII on a facelift or even a prefacelift too.


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Old 05-05-2013, 08:14 PM   #18751
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:26 PM   #18752
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161k on 02 325i, first valve cover gasket, Bosch spark plugs, and engine air filter that the guy I bought car from crammed in so hard last time the filter was crushed in on one side letting a half inch of unfiltered air in! Can't believe I drove 3000 more miles before I noticed that


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Old 05-05-2013, 08:52 PM   #18753
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Wash, clay, polish and, wash

Looks real good, almost mad at myself that I didn't do it sooner
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:57 PM   #18754
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like mine?I dont own an e46 though.
mtech 2 looks nice on a sedan, and an m3 bumper looks good on a coupe. its all opinionated. Some poeple like stock and adding a lip to it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:59 PM   #18755
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like mine?I dont own an e46 though.
mtech 2 looks nice on a sedan, and an m3 bumper looks good on a coupe. its all opinionated. Some poeple like stock and adding a lip to it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:07 PM   #18756
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vaccumed the inside. not very exciting, but looks a lot better of course!
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:13 PM   #18757
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Don't have any . Going to go to another one next weekend though
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:24 PM   #18758
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I bought factory roof racks for $80, found them on Craigslist.
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:38 PM   #18759
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:41 PM   #18760
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Installed cf kidneys, zhp spoiler, and shadowlined my trim.

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