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      11-30-2012, 12:02 PM   #1
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10k for Mods: Seeking Original Ideas

I have a typical AW M3 with black P40 HREs.

I'm seeking some originality/performance upgrades. What would you guys go with. Order them from first to last.

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Yellow Brembo 380 kit.

Maybe change some colors around? Graphite wheels? Different color BBK? Like I said I'm looking for some originality.
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I'm not sure if there are too many original performance mods left to be had. Cosmetic stuff might be easier to work with...........Phil
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      11-30-2012, 12:08 PM   #3
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I'm not sure if there are too many original performance mods left to be had. Cosmetic stuff might be easier to work with...........Phil
Yeah, that's definitely what I mean.

Performance upgrades are straight forward.
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      11-30-2012, 12:25 PM   #4
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put a 10 inch lift kit on it with 35s.
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      11-30-2012, 12:28 PM   #6
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put a 10 inch lift kit on it with 35s.
Oh shit! That would be sick!
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put a 10 inch lift kit on it with 35s.
I may do this, but will it keep the stock ride quality?
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You want originality - Here you go -

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+1 for Chrome paint.

Or get yourself a Challenge front lip, Varis rear diffuser, and BMW performance seats..you may have left over change for street meat.
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+1 for Chrome paint.

Or get yourself a Challenge front lip, Varis rear diffuser, and BMW performance seats..you may have left over change for street meat.
He won't have any change left after that...
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I have a typical AW M3 with black P40 HREs.

I'm seeking some originality/performance upgrades. What would you guys go with. Order them from first to last.

Current Mods:
Eisenmann Sport
HRE P40s
Yellow Brembo 380 kit.

Maybe change some colors around? Graphite wheels? Different color BBK? Like I said I'm looking for some originality.
If performance is the metric, then a SC seems like the obvious answer. If not interested in a SC, tune + pulley + intake + spacers would at least get you started (though you'd still have a lot of $$$ to spend)
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$10k in Power:
ESS VT1-550 with custom painted manifold and brembos to match

~$10k in various:
Recaros
Painted calipers
Suspension
Front lip
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$10k in Power:
ESS VT1-550 with custom painted manifold and brembos to match

~$10k in various:
Recaros
Painted calipers
Suspension
Front lip
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+1 and big brake kit (BBK) in fire orange. Call it a day.
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How are you getting a sc and bbk for 10? Both used.
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I may do this, but will it keep the stock ride quality?
No, turn in will be much improved and it will take jumps as well.
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No, turn in will be much improved and it will take jumps as well.
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