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      06-17-2012, 02:17 PM   #23
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Btw.. great thread. I'm with you on everything except the Evo.. I just can't get my head around $6K for metal pipes.
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      06-17-2012, 02:20 PM   #24
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$80K stock M3?
Welcome to Canada.
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      06-17-2012, 02:30 PM   #25
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Ahhh copy that.

Probably like $160K in china! When I get ready to sell.. I know where I'm listing it!
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      06-17-2012, 02:32 PM   #26
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Great looking ride!
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      06-17-2012, 02:46 PM   #27
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Yup, it all started with painted reflectors from iND....
now that's a worthwhile poll---how many people started the mod bug with painted reflectors? hahaha

guilty!
My modding started with painted reflectors.

Soon after came challenge xpipe, Swaybars, kw s/o kit, SS lines, ssk, evolve tune, diff and subframe bushings and finally pulleys. Looking at CIC retrofit now...it never ends!!!!!!
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      06-17-2012, 02:48 PM   #28
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Lol it always starts with the reflectors! I did the same...and ended up going deep into my pocket.

Car looks great
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      06-17-2012, 02:56 PM   #29
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All I've done so far is M Performance Grilles. Which I feel the car should've come with. I wrestle with the exhaust every single day of my life.
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      06-17-2012, 02:59 PM   #30
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I just can't get my head around $6K for metal pipes.
No one can
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      06-17-2012, 03:05 PM   #31
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Probably the most fun thread I've ever read!

That's exactly how it goes. Your M3 is now officially perfect in every sense
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      06-17-2012, 03:06 PM   #32
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Honestly, from a car show winner, someone who has had their cars in magazines and at the track I have to say that the M3 in OEM trim looks really bad, regardless. It needs at a minimum the following:

IND front reflectors
Front lip
wheels
suspension (kill that gap)
LCI taillights
Tint

Thats it and it really transforms the car. In stock trim its just plain jane for my taste.
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      06-17-2012, 04:03 PM   #33
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She looks great! It's a sickness for sure, one that never ends...

I must agree with painting the wheels LOL
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      06-17-2012, 04:24 PM   #34
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lol @ "done"
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      06-17-2012, 04:30 PM   #35
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You sir are past the event horizon, as are we all!
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      06-17-2012, 05:12 PM   #36
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Car looks great, that mod bug gets us all, I'm still looking for different parts.
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      06-17-2012, 06:28 PM   #37
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You mean to tell me you haven't upgraded your steering wheel and alcantera stitched boots?

Looking good!
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      06-17-2012, 06:57 PM   #38
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haha good intro of the thread, it was a good read, and nice car!
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      06-17-2012, 07:00 PM   #39
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Wonderful, I definitely share your thoughts

It started with those damn IND reflectors for me too, ha!
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      06-17-2012, 09:48 PM   #40
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Giccy, your car looks great!
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      06-17-2012, 10:00 PM   #41
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I've had my car completely bone stock since I got it last June. I don't even have tint or anything. I've always modded all my cars in the past, but I was so impressed with the M, I decided it was stupid to bust out a bunch of mods on a car that was designed by brilliant engineers at BMW Mortorsport.

1 year later... I am constantly checking forums and pricing out the same first mods you did! I have almost pulled the trigger on gills, grilles, and angel eyes about ten times. I've also been considering front lip and perf spoiler.

I am slowly catching the bug again. I am trying to hold out, but this forum isn't helping!

Don't be surprised if you see me removing the "bone stock" from my sig...
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      06-17-2012, 11:40 PM   #42
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Forget the mods, looks like a great place to really drive your car!
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      06-18-2012, 12:57 AM   #43
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OP, you know you NEED a BBK!!! Stoptech is the best bang for your buck.
Your car looks great.


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You mean to tell me you haven't upgraded your steering wheel and alcantera stitched boots?

Looking good!
That'll come!!!
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      06-18-2012, 02:59 AM   #44
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Great post. Appreciate the sentiment exactly - although I am still resisting.

(Other than Remus back boxes, edition grills and gills!)
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