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Old 03-04-2012, 09:07 AM   #181
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Awesome! Both beautiful looking cars. How do you like the 335 compared to the ///M?

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Old 03-04-2012, 01:39 PM   #182
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My M3 will always be my favorite BMW that I have ever owned. The 335is is nice, good exhaust sound, the hartop vert part is nice, and the new DCT leaves the old SMG in the dust. However, I'd almost sell my soul to get back the sound of individual throttle bodies at wide open throttle, (5000-8000 rpms) beside the jersey wall of the interstate. Top down of course. Power wise theyre about the same underrated 320hp vs 333 hp, but the M cars always have a "special" feeling to them. My M3 had it and my E60 M5 had it too. Theres just something about an M car that makes it more than just a BMW..
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:27 PM   #183
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@carbonblk, that black m3 is sweet. Great pic as well.

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Old 03-05-2012, 01:06 AM   #184
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@carbonblk, that black m3 is sweet. Great pic as well.
Thanks man, I love how the sun makes the car Navy Blue
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:18 AM   #185
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:55 PM   #186
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:38 PM   #187
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Beautiful car John, very nice images.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:48 PM   #188
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:39 PM   #189
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@John, beautiful car. Are those halos on the front lamps? How did you get them installed?
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:23 PM   #190
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@John, beautiful car. Are those halos on the front lamps? How did you get them installed?
Thanks. Actually that's just the effect from the slower shutter speed on my Angel Eyes... those are Umnitza Orion V2, 4300K white, which I like a lot on a Jet Black car. The lights are the standard bi-xenons, so baking the headlights open, and installing. I had someone with lots of experience install them as I wasn't comfortable with baking them myself.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:29 PM   #191
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Hey those chrome wheels look familiar to me.
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That's my fear as well. I would love to do it to my 330Ci, but putting $1000 headlight assemblies in an oven makes me nervous...
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Old 03-06-2012, 09:56 AM   #193
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Hey those chrome wheels look familiar to me.
LOL. Yup, they should.

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That's my fear as well. I would love to do it to my 330Ci, but putting $1000 headlight assemblies in an oven makes me nervous...
Totally with you there. Even though I used someone experienced I was still not comfortable until it was done.

@droptopking: forgot to mention, love your car, and the pics. Nice to see the setup shots.
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:22 PM   #194
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Old 03-07-2012, 01:13 AM   #195
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point and shoot pics from today..finally was able to take some slightly better pics after my interior swap





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i wish it was perfect but thanks!!

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Are those new rims?
i've actually had them for the past 3-4 years now

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Thanks. One more pic.
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