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      08-18-2011, 12:28 PM   #1
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Cool Introduction :D

Ello all
long time lurker on the site and owner of an E92 M3 6MT
im from the middle east and wanted to ask some advice as my cars warranty has just ended and the mod bug has been really annoying me
would you guys mind giving some advice on some easy mods to start with
and bare in mind as i live in the middle east buying some mods the price will almost double if not triple cuz of the shipping
all advice's would be appreciated no matter what they are
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welcome, A nice set of coilovers is always good.
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I would go for an Akrapovic exhaust to start with.
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Welcome! I drove from Dubai to Muscat and back last year, and you have some really nice roads for the M. First thing I would do is an exhaust and black kidney grills.
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Mirror caps (carbon or black)
Hood Vents (carbon or black)
Side Gills (carbon or black)

Exhaust:
Since price will double or triple on an exhaust and you did mention that being an issue, here are two affordable exhaust systems

Remus - $1200 I think you can find this exhaust
Megan - $500 You can find this exhaust

I've had Remus products, they are great for the price. I've never owned Megan but can you really go wrong with that price?

Wheels:
Again, if price is any sort of issue, you can get some badass wheels much cheaper.
Velocity Motoring (VMR) - makes great wheels, Ive beat up a few sets of these and they take it like a champ.
Varsstoen - These guys make nice reps of Volks and BBSs. I ran a set of the TE37 reps they offered on my my 08 and had no complaints.

Suspension:
Coilovers are over-rated for this car UNLESS you are a track head and really are capable of driving your existing stock set-up to the limits, you probably should not waste money on Coilovers. Most guys drive their cars on city streets and their cars see maybe 1-2 track days a year yet they think they need coils. Its insane.
Here are two other options for you...

H&R Springs - you can get a set for around $300. Gives you a nice drop, increases cornering. But you will feel a little more bounce at high speeds (120-130mph) when hitting bumps.

KW Adjustable Spring Sleeve Over Kit - This is just released from KW and should be more than sufficient if you are looking for an adjustable drop. I think they run around $800.


Have fun!
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Cool

thx all so much for ur inputs......id love to order some lowering springs but as i was reading through out the forum i keep finding something about hats and bumps can some one chime in and explain it to me as how it will effect the car without or with em......i was wondering does any one have a pic with a jet black e92 m3 with black 19 inch rims not the zcp ones forgot what they are called....also i really like the gintani exhaust and wanted some input on it for the race system......i would love to track my car but it will be rare as 3x said maybe 1-2 days a year.

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      08-22-2011, 02:38 PM   #9
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no one can explain it?
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Mirror caps (carbon or black)
Hood Vents (carbon or black)
Side Gills (carbon or black)

Exhaust:
Since price will double or triple on an exhaust and you did mention that being an issue, here are two affordable exhaust systems

Remus - $1200 I think you can find this exhaust
Megan - $500 You can find this exhaust

I've had Remus products, they are great for the price. I've never owned Megan but can you really go wrong with that price?

Wheels:
Again, if price is any sort of issue, you can get some badass wheels much cheaper.
Velocity Motoring (VMR) - makes great wheels, Ive beat up a few sets of these and they take it like a champ.
Varsstoen - These guys make nice reps of Volks and BBSs. I ran a set of the TE37 reps they offered on my my 08 and had no complaints.

Suspension:
Coilovers are over-rated for this car UNLESS you are a track head and really are capable of driving your existing stock set-up to the limits, you probably should not waste money on Coilovers. Most guys drive their cars on city streets and their cars see maybe 1-2 track days a year yet they think they need coils. Its insane.
Here are two other options for you...

H&R Springs - you can get a set for around $300. Gives you a nice drop, increases cornering. But you will feel a little more bounce at high speeds (120-130mph) when hitting bumps.

KW Adjustable Spring Sleeve Over Kit - This is just released from KW and should be more than sufficient if you are looking for an adjustable drop. I think they run around $800.


Have fun!
Great post... lots of good info here.
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      08-26-2011, 12:42 AM   #12
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I'm really confused should i order the springs and just install them without what some people on the forum call bumpstops and hats or whatever
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