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The E46 vert forum. Talk about dropping your E46 top here.

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Old 02-03-2012, 02:25 AM   #761
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probably a good 15+ hours since i completely gutted the interior to dye the carpet and paint the dash along with other misc pieces. swapping the armrest trim was a ***** too.
I just switched my front and rear armrests to carbon fiber trim. I thought the hardest part was taking the panels off the doors and then the armrest off the panels, but it was actually separating each armrest apart that was hardest. Come to think of it, it was more annoying than anything bc of all those damn tabs.

BTW, are you selling your hardtop? I thought I saw it on another thread.
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Old 02-03-2012, 03:58 PM   #762
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Heres my most recent pics in the showroom thread.. I threw a bonus video for free
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=901152
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:54 PM   #763
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Old 02-04-2012, 06:26 PM   #764
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Nice pics and video "DropTopKingM3". What mods have you done and is the engine stock?
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Old 02-04-2012, 07:02 PM   #765
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smg330 - no sir. Have never been in that store. I have been to cars and coffee a few times in Plano. Have also been to one euro meet out by the airport. Maybe there?
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:02 PM   #766
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smg330 - no sir. Have never been in that store. I have been to cars and coffee a few times in Plano. Have also been to one euro meet out by the airport. Maybe there?
Maybe Cars & Coffee, although I havent been lately.
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:36 PM   #767
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@bmw335ion18s, love your ride in the pictures, are those wheels the optional style 71 18 inch rims? If so, any issues with the 18"?
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:39 PM   #768
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@airdale1, I just purchased the exact same car you show in pix (color, options, etc.) Have you had any issues?
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Old 02-11-2012, 11:45 PM   #769
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@airdale1, I just purchased the exact same car you show in pix (color, options, etc.) Have you had any issues?
No problems at all. Looking forward to seeing some pics of yours. Only mods I've done were to add iSimple for iPod and swapped out the cup holders for the eurotray. Is yours a 6 speed too?
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:05 PM   #770
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Just got aroung to putting my hardtop on. Totally different car with it on.
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:33 PM   #771
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Some great looking rides here.
I tried to make it dramatic
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:24 PM   #772
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just checked in... don't know which rims to get, i have seen so many??? i want something light weight, anyone know how much oem 19" m3 rims weigh, that is what i currently have to compare with a BBS, iforge, rac, etc
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:24 PM   #773
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Thumbs Up My 2003.5 M3 vert 6MT

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Old 02-15-2012, 05:12 PM   #774
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:49 PM   #775
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Adding my BABY

NICE cars on this thread!

Here is my "BABY"
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:04 PM   #776
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Here is my "BABY"
Nice car "Baby". A "stubby" antenna will make it look a little more SMUUUUUV. When I see e46 verts with the OEM antenna, this type of image comes to mind. Ur choice tho, car still looks good.

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Old 02-22-2012, 03:05 PM   #777
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LMAO, never really thought about it either way, but am starting to notice different setups now...
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:47 PM   #778
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I just start to noticed too. I will look for one for my car now. l
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:40 PM   #779
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@Baby, absolutely love the style 71 star wheels. How do you like driving such a low profile tire? Since you're in CA, I guess you don't have to deal with pot holes so much.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:52 PM   #780
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I just start to noticed too. I will look for one for my car now. l
Heres what mine looks like... love the low profile. I have the same radio reception as the "fishing pole" that it replaced...
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