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      11-20-2012, 01:42 PM   #89
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Originally Posted by Jopa201
People should start uploading pics of their mods ... I like mods

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      12-31-2012, 04:01 PM   #90
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Haha awesome read
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      12-31-2012, 04:42 PM   #91

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I lost all of the money I spent on mods with my Grand National. I was told to keep it stock by some wise old people. That was my daily driver as is the M3, and I can't barely afford to fix it if the motor blows.

The best cure for the modding bug is to not afford it. But if you can afford to kiss that money goodbye forever...Why not?
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      12-31-2012, 07:45 PM   #92

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Your original post is EXACTLY how I feel. Having just got the M3 a month ago, I felt the same way. "I'm buying a brand new, fully loaded, M3...what else could I possibly do to make it better?" month and several thousand dollars later...I know exactly what you're saying. No regrets though!
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      12-31-2012, 08:01 PM   #93
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      12-31-2012, 08:07 PM   #94
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*sigh* I need err want more stuff. I'm addicted.
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      12-31-2012, 08:58 PM   #95

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      12-31-2012, 09:25 PM   #96
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Love this thread, it's a great read and the OP car looks great ... no question about it ... then I read someone saying ... we need to come up with a "12 Point Plan"

Now while I must agree to mod your car is fun ... then on the other hand you never get your investment back so ... let me share with you my 12 point plan ...

Plan to keep this fine ///M3 Automobile Stock (well as close to it as possible).
  • 1 ... 50% of parts on this fine ///M car are better and improved from a standard 3 Series Bimmer.
  • 2 ... 80% of this ///M car components are modified from an already great 3 Series.
  • 3 ... This car was developed from an originally great 3 Series into a true. ///M3 why should I change it.
  • 4 ... So much thought and knowledge has been devoted by great folks to make this ///M what it is.
  • 5 ... Who am I to make changes on this car that has been so carefully designed by qualified engineers and designers.
  • 6 ... Whatever I do performance or otherwise, I cannot go any faster can I now.
  • 7 ... The additional Dollars I pump into the car I will never get back no matter what I do.
  • 8 ... If I wanted something faster or slicker I should have gotten that in the first place.
  • 9 ... So instead of adding more $ let me use the $ as gas $ and think of using ZERO $ per Mile
  • 10 ... Let me use some of the $ and take out the wife (or significant other for some of you) for a nice evening.
  • 11 ... If I would add a louder exhaust, Police will stop me and it won't be just to say hello
  • 12 ... Last but not least I will worry a lot less when I park my car that it be stolen or vandalized.

Now having said all this ... I did make a mod, well sort of ... had my windows tinted and got some nice ///M summer mats in Alberta last year on sale.

Now we are not all the same ... then don't take my advice I just think different about all this

As I said before someone mentioned "We should come up with a 12 point plan" well here is my 12 pointer and I'm sticking with it ... a CF performance spoiler perhaps next year when I am in the US ... it will be like giving my toy a bracelet
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      12-31-2012, 10:05 PM   #97
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^ very good points Rolf, you read my mind.

Also, I would not even consider buying a used performance car that has been modded and always keep my cars stock besides very minor (reversable) cosmetic mods..... E9x's are pretty much perfect the way they come..... Besides couple of cosmetic mods they do not require much IMO.....

But then keep on dumping money in them people.... It are makes the stock unmelosted cars worth whole a lot more

As far as the op..... Even the white unmatched reflectors look horrible. Sorry! may be get some clear ones or go all out amg get a euro bumper if the bug you that much.
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