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Old 05-09-2012, 11:04 PM   #21
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sweet.... yea that was me... lol i wasn't yet use to the car, ( i just came from a cavalier). but yea you were moving pretty good. yea im trying to get a few more e46 owners out to it. hopefully they make it. will be quite a few silver ones thats for sure. haha
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Old 05-09-2012, 11:07 PM   #22
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sweet.... yea that was me... lol i wasn't yet use to the car, ( i just came from a cavalier). but yea you were moving pretty good. yea im trying to get a few more e46 owners out to it. hopefully they make it. will be quite a few silver ones thats for sure. haha
Sounds good man! I'll message you if I know for sure I can make it.
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Old 05-09-2012, 11:34 PM   #23
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here is the post i made for it.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=920810
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:16 AM   #24
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Very tasteful. Great choices
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:44 AM   #25
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Very tasteful. Great choices
Thanks! I'm really liking your ACS mirrors. Where did you pick those up? Also what sides do you have on your car?
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:07 AM   #26
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bump! been around lately? wonder if you would come around for some beginner photo shoot lol.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:58 AM   #27
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bump! been around lately? wonder if you would come around for some beginner photo shoot lol.
Yeah i'm down for a shoot! I'm in sac though.
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:03 PM   #28
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^ What part of Sac bro? I'm in Elk Grove
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:04 PM   #29
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alrite... are you on FB? hoping to set something up this summer.
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:46 AM   #30
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I got my VMR VB3's. Picked them up locally! (don't mind the stain on the concrete)


wheels look great, are they 18's?
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:00 AM   #31
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Your interior is just like mines! And you've got the exact same look I'm going for except in topaz obviously. I'm a big fan of your work so far sir. Kudos.
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Old 06-28-2012, 03:35 AM   #32
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^ What part of Sac bro? I'm in Elk Grove
Oh nice! I live in Carmichael. Ever go to the EuroSunday events?

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alrite... are you on FB? hoping to set something up this summer.
Yeah for sure. Let me know!

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wheels look great, are they 18's?
Thanks! No they are 19's.

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Your interior is just like mines! And you've got the exact same look I'm going for except in topaz obviously. I'm a big fan of your work so far sir. Kudos.
Thanks man! I like the look
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:29 PM   #33
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very nice. i might even get lens covers for mine
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:34 PM   #34
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Old 06-28-2012, 03:52 PM   #35
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Hi I have a question. I'm getting a frond m bumper for my 330ci, only labor(painting and mounting) has been asked 400$ + painting my front kidney grills to the car color!
Is it a good price?
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Old 06-28-2012, 04:07 PM   #36
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very nice. i might even get lens covers for mine
Thanks! New lenses make a big difference especially if you have never changed them before!

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Thanks a lot! Was trying to keep it classy

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Hi I have a question. I'm getting a frond m bumper for my 330ci, only labor(painting and mounting) has been asked 400$ + painting my front kidney grills to the car color!
Is it a good price?
I'm in so Cal!!!
Well installation you can do yourself. It is very simple, and enjoyable to work on your car. I had both front and rear bumpers painted for $300 and it was extremely well done. With installation, 400 doesn't seem that bad. Personally, I wouldn't paint the kidneys to match the car. I prefer black grills... but if you like it go ahead! Might turn out pretty good
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Old 06-28-2012, 04:22 PM   #37
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Thanks a lot!!!
The thing is that my front bumper has been crashed by previous owner, I don't know what's going on under it, that's why I'll be afraid to do it myself!!!
Waiting on the price for M bumper, with everything that comes with it!
Air ducts, fog lights, grills, mounts etc...
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:42 PM   #38
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What is your set up there bro...regarding bumper and side skirts?
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:48 PM   #39
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Thanks a lot!!!
The thing is that my front bumper has been crashed by previous owner, I don't know what's going on under it, that's why I'll be afraid to do it myself!!!
Waiting on the price for M bumper, with everything that comes with it!
Air ducts, fog lights, grills, mounts etc...
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What is your set up there bro...regarding bumper and side skirts?
M Tech 2 front and rear bumpers. Stock sides for now. If I find a good deal on the sides, i'll pick them up. But for now its not a huge concern.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:33 PM   #40
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Hey guys, its been a while since I updated this. Here are a few updates to the car!

I found an amazing deal on this SMG Tri-stitch steering wheel which I jumped on! It had some wear, but nothing that I couldn't fix!



Decided to wrap the bottom trim piece with some brushed aluminum 3M wrap.



Final wrap. I didn't have a new ///M badge in this picture, but I have put one in since then as well as cleaned the stitching!



I then decided to replace one of my front wheels since it was damaged/bent by the previous owner of the wheels! Much better.





Decided it was about time... So I got myself a V1 and hardwired it. I don't know how I lived without this thing.





Then came a big day of maintenance. Crank case breather, Oil housing gasket, oil pan gasket, Vanos lines, drive belts, drive belt pulleys, spark plugs, rear upper shock mounts, Transmission pan gasket, trans filter, transmission flush, and an oil change.



Now for the bad news... Couple weeks ago I was at a stop sign and a construction tractor didn't see me and bumped into my bumper. He was hanging something from the bucket, and that hit my car. Damage does not look that bad. I took it to the best shop I could find, and they quoted their insurance $3600 for the entire job. But since their insurance is paying, I'm not complaining. That includes new repair of the dented trunk and quarter panel, new tail light, and a new OEM Mtech rear. The car will be done tomorrow and i'll snap some more pics after the repair!!









Finally, here are some shots I took with local member E40SICK














This weekend I have some work to do. Have differential bushings waiting to be installed. Also installing my HID fog light kit which should look good. I ordered some SMG extended aluminum paddles which will go on this weekend. Then finally replacing my rear window trim/weather stripping since it was worn and an oil change. Maintenance has been up to date and she's running better than ever!!
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