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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 02-08-2013, 06:38 PM   #161
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:19 AM   #162
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Sick....
Lot of work and finally excellent result...
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:28 AM   #163
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Very Nice! With regard to the engine management software, did you have to buy a CSL specific program from BMW? How does that work?
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:11 AM   #164
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Wow amazing work done!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:26 AM   #165
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Very Nice! With regard to the engine management software, did you have to buy a CSL specific program from BMW? How does that work?
If you do a CSL style intake you have to run a AlphaN style management software.
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:34 PM   #166
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:42 AM   #167
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Car is off to paint today =) Hope it will not take as long as it did to install the CSL parts LOL. After paint, it I can break in the car for the 500 miles needed to set the DIFF gear. After all the break ins and fluid changes, I will work on the videos and a nice photo shoot of the car.
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Old 02-11-2013, 02:15 PM   #168
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I love how classy, clean and aggressive this car is. Keep us updated! Including the grand total spent on mods Would love to know how much the OEM CSL parts damaged your wallet. Haha

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Old 02-11-2013, 02:37 PM   #169
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Lets say it is a LOT lighter.
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:17 PM   #170
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Sweet car. Liked how you went with a lot of oem mods. Good story too
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:19 PM   #171
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Car has been dropped of to have the bumper and the front end re-sprayed. Should have it back by the end of the week.. YAY.

A update on driving impression. First I still have not taken the car over 4000 rpm yet so don't ask. The car feels a LOT snappier as well as has that intake rumble. From 1500 RPM up the car feels to respond like the 1M.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:38 AM   #172
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Simply Beautiful !

I was able to drive a real CSL a few years ago and the sound is amazing, much better than the standard m3.
Your engine looks really clean inside, which oil are you using ?
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:21 AM   #173
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Your engine looks really clean inside, which oil are you using ?
Standard Castrol 10w/60 from the dealer. I also run the Lucius oil additive as well.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:47 PM   #174
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Just keeps getting better and better, IPB does some great work. Looking forward to a full photoshoot!
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Old 02-13-2013, 12:47 AM   #175
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OP where did you take your car for the respray?
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:06 AM   #176
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OP where did you take your car for the respray?
Also interested! Would love to give my front end a refresh.

Amazing work! Can't wait to see it at EuroSunday sometime
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:48 AM   #177
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Took the car to Sierra Auto Body in Auburn. I will let you know how it turns out. Got a call from them yesterday asking how to put the car in reverse GULP....
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:50 AM   #178
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Took the car to Sierra Auto Body in Auburn. I will let you know how it turns out. Got a call from them yesterday asking how to put the car in reverse GULP....
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:15 PM   #179
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beautiful...beautiful car, and beautiful that your wife can drive your baby!

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Old 02-13-2013, 02:24 PM   #180
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LOL first person to comment on that
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