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Old 05-12-2013, 02:07 PM   #1
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first time i post pictures of my e46

I've got her about 4 months ago here's what I've done since the day she walked into my life lol

Mtech front bumper
Front strut
Rear strut
H&R lowering spring
Led angel eyes
5k hids low beam high beam fogs
Limo tints all around
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Rear roof spoiler
Rear trunk spoiler
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air intake

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CSL wheels 18 8.5 with 225/40/18 and rear 18 9.0 with 255/30/18 yes I own a xi and it could be done
Mtech fear bumper
M3 exhaust
Head rest TVs
Music system
And whatever other crazy ideas I get as I go thanks for looking guys let me know what ya think



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Old 05-12-2013, 02:09 PM   #2
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Me in the middle and both my brothers beside
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:23 PM   #3
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Looks nice mate

I do often wonder why the Xi was never released over here...
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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Thanks dude I don't kno they didn't release the xi in the UK
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:35 PM   #5
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:27 PM   #6
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that's an m3 front bumper. hid in halogen housings is a no-no. i wouldnt go staggered by just .5in as its not going to gain much. do 18x9.5 front and rear.
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:32 PM   #7
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Take out the hid kit from your fog lights and headlights (get projectors), other than that the car is okay. Wheels should have been done before the bumper.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:53 PM   #8
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That's pretty low for an xi. People still do headrest tvs? I've always wondered why they exist in anything other than a mini van.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:59 PM   #9
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That's pretty low for an xi. People still do headrest tvs? I've always wondered why they exist in anything other than a mini van.
I dont do the headrest TVs for me I have kids they love it I headrest TVs on my other cars is only right I do it on the xi if not they would never want to ride in it lol but do you really think I'm 2 low for a xi lol you should see my friends I only have a 1.2 drop and by the way nice looking mustang
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Old 06-02-2013, 12:32 PM   #10
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I finally got around to installing my CSL reps 18 8.5 with 225/40/18 front and 18 9.0 with 255/30/18 tires in the rear please give your inputs.....the car is dropped on H&R lowering springs with a 1.2 drop im thinking I need a little more drop so might go with coilovers soon thanks ahead for the comments
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Old 06-02-2013, 01:07 PM   #11
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sorry but imo the m3 bumper looks really out of place on your car. But other than that it looks great to me
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sorry but imo the m3 bumper looks really out of place on your car. But other than that it looks great to me

Lol what you mean by it looks out of place do you mean the fitment because if thats what your saying it most be the pic because the fitment is pretty good but thanks dude...your ride looks pretty nice love the signature pic
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I dont do the headrest TVs for me I have kids they love it I headrest TVs on my other cars is only right I do it on the xi if not they would never want to ride in it lol but do you really think I'm 2 low for a xi lol you should see my friends I only have a 1.2 drop and by the way nice looking mustang
Gotcha. I had h&r on my old xi too. The new rims look great!
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Hey bro how much did you pay for the CSLs?
I have a 325xi, 05' as well. They look great. Would be interested in gettin' a set of those.
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:13 PM   #15
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Hey bro how much did you pay for the CSLs?
I have a 325xi, 05' as well. They look great. Would be interested in gettin' a set of those.

A good friend of mine works at a rim store in fortlee nj he got me a pretty good deal $1450 with tires installed and all
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Gotcha. I had h&r on my old xi too. The new rims look great!
I love the H&R ride n thanks dude
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Wheels are always a must, makes the car look 10 times better I say keep the HID's in the foglights...I have since I use them occasionally, but do the projector retrofit for the headlights. And maybe if you want you can add a lip or splitter to the m3 front bumper makes it look a lot better.
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Wheels are always a must, makes the car look 10 times better I say keep the HID's in the foglights...I have since I use them occasionally, but do the projector retrofit for the headlights. And maybe if you want you can add a lip or splitter to the m3 front bumper makes it look a lot better.

I always have my fogs on I would never remove my fog hids n I already have the cf splittes just haven't gotten around to installing them but today in the state of New Jersey is pretty nice out today so I might do that thanks for the reminder lol
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Old 06-04-2013, 12:09 PM   #20
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Lol what you mean by it looks out of place do you mean the fitment because if thats what your saying it most be the pic because the fitment is pretty good but thanks dude...your ride looks pretty nice love the signature pic
The reason it looks out of place is because it doesn't have the black rubber strips that the sedans have, which makes it seem somewhat awkward. I would have gone with an Mtech.

But regardless, the wheels make an big difference! Transforms the car. Looks really good
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