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Old 06-21-2012, 02:04 AM   #1
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I am a college student and the first year i spent all my money on maintenance, now i decided it was time to start modding

Here is how my car looked how i got it:
it is a 325i non-sport


The first mod i did was tint my windows
34% on front two and 17% on back three windows

My next mod was getting oem xenon headlights. Anyone without xenon headlights should really upgrade to oem xenons. it costs a good amount of money but it is well worth it

I didnt mod for a while since i had no money:/ all my money went to text books

The next mod i wanted to do was get new wheels. The stock ones were just ugly


i bought some oem bbs style 124 off a 545i hoping they would fit

unfortunately i did not like how they fit, offsets were too low and the rim stuck out past the fender too much for my liking

Luckily! i found a really cheap set of oem style 189 wheels for only $300!!! steal of the century

Since i have the nonsport e46 i bought the sport suspension for it i wanted a drop but not too much therefore i went with oem suspension

the new wheels changed the look of the car completely! there is almost no wheel gap and the amount of negative camber looks perfect i love how it sits.

and of course i got it aligned after

Many say going from non-sport to sport suspension is not even noticeable but it is!

Next i bought some V2 Umnitza angel eyes, it added a nice touch

After i bought the bmw performance exhaust off a member here! i removed the resonator nearest to the muffler. It sounds awesome!

Then i bought the trunk spoiler lip off ebay for about 40 dollars!
i also paint matched he trunk handle to match the entire car

I recently got my mtech2 front bumper! i picked up a replica at umnitza, i made the 1 hour trip to the warehouse to save on shipping
while there i saw umnitza's m5!
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:08 AM   #2
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i have my tmech2 bumper waiting to be put on tomorrow morning! i will post updated pics of my car as soon as it gets mounted on
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:19 AM   #3
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the style 189 wheels looks nice and the mtech bumper will sure make it look even better.
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:28 AM   #4
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Good job your car is looking good
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:33 AM   #5
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Looks good bro.

That honda on the other hand

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Old 06-21-2012, 02:46 AM   #6
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Haha yea that honda is one of the many riced out cars in the city i live in
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:46 AM   #7
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Looks real good.
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:46 PM   #8
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Haha yea that honda is one of the many riced out cars in the city i live in
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:47 PM   #9
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:55 PM   #10
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Looking good bro.. all id say u have left to do after the mtech bumper is a nice drop.. some clear corners.. and flat black kidney grills and ur set!
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:57 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the imput and praises! My mtech bumper is on! I will post pics soon
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Old 06-21-2012, 04:02 PM   #12
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eeee.. cant wait lol haha
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:59 PM   #13
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Haha im in class thats why i cannot post one yet
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:27 PM   #14
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Your car looked WAY better before
before what? he hasnt done anything to chance the appearance other than changing the rims..
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Your car looked WAY better before
Not sure if srs.
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before what? he hasnt done anything to chance the appearance other than changing the rims..
The "rims" is the appearance. Way too substantial/large looking for the car. Overwhelms the body.

And very serious.
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:18 PM   #18
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looks good, very clean mods
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Style 189 looks 1000x better than the original rims you had.
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The wheels are just 18's i have no clue how they can look overwhelming? Oh well haha.
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