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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 06-28-2013, 08:26 PM   #1
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I'm very interested in buying CSL seats but i'm not sure how to find them. Anyone know from experience
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:46 PM   #2
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Find someone parting out a car in the US with them, hard to do. Find someone across the pond and make friends. That's about the only 2 ways.. vendors can sometimes assist if they feel up to it. I remember ECS had helped source an airbox once.. not sure if they still offer that kinda help but ya..

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Old 06-28-2013, 08:50 PM   #3
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Get ready to pay top dollar for them. You'll have better luck on M3 forum. I know there was a guy parting out some stuff from his csl. Interior parts are hard to find.


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Old 06-28-2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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Get ready to pay top dollar for them. You'll have better luck on M3 forum. I know there was a guy parting out some stuff from his csl. Interior parts are hard to find.


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Are there any seat similar to them I can easily get?


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Old 06-28-2013, 09:07 PM   #5
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Recaro Pole positions. I believe they are the base of OE CSL's with a bit of added **** to them.. don't quote me on that. But they look identical accept the recaros have harness slots.

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Old 06-28-2013, 09:12 PM   #6
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It is going to be tough in the US.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:20 PM   #7
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oh and just so you know, if you go the Recaro PP route, you'll need side mounts, base plates and sliders, VAC makes a beautiful set, but they are like $300 a side lol.
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The Recaro Pole Positions are fairly close to the CSL seats but you lose the functionality of folding seats. If you still desire seats to fold to allow for easier access to the rear then I would suggest Recaro Sportster CS seats. They are fashioned off of the BMW Performance seats and still have a great look

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There, now you have three different types of Recaro seats to choose from. Hope this helps
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Do what any of them ^^^^ said. Also head on over to "CSL Register" and make some friends if you really want OEM CSL stuff. It's going to be expensive, but worth it if you want original parts.
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:46 AM   #10
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He may be able to help you. I just purchased some EVO II parts for my e30 M3 from Germany through him. He may be able to get e46 parts as well. My EVO II part should be coming from the BMW dealer in Germany.

Good dude, ive ordered twice from him already. Him and his brother have a motorsport background as well i think if you read their website.

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Those sportster seats are the best thing I have ever seen on an m3. I dont even want to know what it would cost to get the actual CSL seats baught and shipped here.
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Thanks for all the help guys! Looks like i have some choices to look over
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