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Old 09-27-2011, 07:40 PM   #21
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:40 PM   #22
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where are you getting an oem roof rack for 120?
I bought mine for $80 off craigslist.
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:42 PM   #23
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where are you getting an oem roof rack for 120?
my exact same question!!! I need one, where you can get it at this price??
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:49 PM   #24
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Fuel filter, air filter, plugs, lower intake boot, and maf/tb cleaners and the rubber behind.

Also I like the magic eraser, gummi pfledge, xl50 mod. I think that's under $300, so we can still get new wiper blade inserts and a cabin air filter mod.

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Old 09-27-2011, 09:36 PM   #25
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i know i know, maintenance. but i leave that up to my dad, i do all the "extra" mods
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Old 09-27-2011, 09:57 PM   #26
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Old 09-27-2011, 10:02 PM   #27
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threadjack... someone local is selling the guppeM intake for 350. worth it?
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Old 09-27-2011, 10:43 PM   #28
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i know i know, maintenance. but i leave that up to my dad, i do all the "extra" mods
Haha that's what I'm kind of doing too. My dad is helping me with maintenance, I pay for the parts, he helps me put them on and I learn along the way. Your list is pretty much complete. And get carbon fiber kidneys, I regret that I got the matte black kidneys, needed them though because one was held up by duct tape lol.
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:33 AM   #29
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Haha that's what I'm kind of doing too. My dad is helping me with maintenance, I pay for the parts, he helps me put them on and I learn along the way. Your list is pretty much complete. And get carbon fiber kidneys, I regret that I got the matte black kidneys, needed them though because one was held up by duct tape lol.
i was going to, but im just going to paint the ones i have....hahah.....way more economical
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Old 09-28-2011, 08:17 AM   #30
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I got a thule rack with a fairing and don't notice any wind noise on my 330i. Can't say it affects my handling either, or at least not that I've noticed. I feel like if you have the fairing there isn't as much/any wind noise.
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:25 PM   #31
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For $300:

- La Cucaracha horn
- Hello Kitty exhaust tips
- Rattle can a confederate flag on the hood

You'll get noticed and probably have a few bucks leftover.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:40 PM   #32
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Check out the ebay spoiler it was $40 bucks painted and looks great.. Made a big difference i think. Tinted windows also look great for not a lot of money.
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Old 09-28-2011, 02:25 PM   #33
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Well I had the roof rack, it did affect the car on the highway that's for sure. As for the looks that's your call. I liked the look at first but then I saw that the car is even sportier without it and looks lower.




Your car is just so damn clean!
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Old 09-28-2011, 02:52 PM   #34
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is that worth it? the interior lights only turn on when the doors open..
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:37 PM   #35
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So high performance ignition coils are about 300. Is there really any noticeable hp gain?
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:41 PM   #36
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one of my fav mods was changing all the interior lights to led.
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Adds some real class to the inside at night. It also makes your car a lot more inviting.
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Under $300??

I would probably do corners, sidemarkers and taillights, that should keep you around the budget for $300, and then save the suspension and wheels once you get the cash for those. We've got tons of options in the lighting section of our website. Feel free to take a look here, for your E46:

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Old 09-28-2011, 05:44 PM   #38
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:03 PM   #39
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So high performance ignition coils are about 300. Is there really any noticeable hp gain?
Total waste of money.
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:39 PM   #40
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Hey everyone,

so i have a 2004 325i Silver Sedan, and i am trying to make as many possible mods that will make it look different (nicer) with 300 bucks. so far i have this. remember my car is stock...

clear corners and side lights: $55

black grills: $35

oem roof rack: $120

headlamp lense replacement: $70
roof rack is not a mod
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