BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > Sponsor M3 Project Cars Showcase
 
GetBMWParts
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-22-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
Alex@ONEighty
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Alex@ONEighty's Avatar
United_States
83
Rep
614
Posts


Drives: 2011 E90 M3 CZP 6MT
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Brooklyn, NY

iTrader: (3)

ONEighty° | Frozen White Edition E92 Build

BIMMERPOST
     Featured on BIMMERPOST.com
When first speaking to our customer, he informed us that he wanted to do something different with his car and wanted our help in deciding which route he should take. Originally the vehicle had M Performance Parts which included the mirror caps, front splitters and trunk spoiler. Even though original BMW parts are a great way to go, in our case it didn’t match up. The M3 coupe comes standard with a carbon fiber roof, so technically the carbon fiber M Performance accessories should match up well, but unfortunately BMW didn’t think it through all the way. The roof has a 1×1 weave while all their M Performance Accessories are a 2×2 weave. In most cases people may not notice it, but when dealing with an M3 everything should be a perfect match.

Not only was this M3 one of the last of it’s kind but it is 1 of 150 Frozen Edition M3′s built for the US Market. Our mission was to pair it up with sharp and unique modifications to represent the exclusivity of this vehicle. We went back and forth with the customer figuring out the perfect items to keep the car classy, maintaining its original form but to also give it that unique touch with an aggressive look. Instead of simply installing aftermarket parts we decided to assign an accent color to the vehicle. After some delegation our decision was Pantone Process Blue from the BMW Motorsports Logo. We chose this color because it’s not something you see very often and is a unique color in itself, just like the Frozen White paint job.

To match up with the 1×1 Carbon Fiber roof we removed all the M Performance Accessories and started searching for some high quality pieces. We contacted Gintani and selected their 1×1 CF Weave Aero Kit, which includes the front spoiler, side skirts, rear bumper fins & rear diffuser. Their parts were a direct match and we could not imagine any better fitment for an aftermarket item. While the Aero Kit was being manufactured we started with the headlights. Since we specialize in that field we wanted to keep the OEM+ theme going with something very basic but super unique. We did a 1×1 Carbon Fiber Housing in a Gloss Finish, LED Angel Eyes, Smoked out the Turn Signal Reflector, Installed a clear lens in the cornering light and replaced the original low beam projector lens with a clear lens for a cleaner look and better functionality. Next step was to lower the car for a more aggressive stance, but to keep a smooth ride on these New York streets. We decided to go with H&R springs, which we have been using on our cars and installing them frequently for our customers, so we were familiar with the ride quality. When it came down to the accent color, we originally wanted to go with just painted mirror caps and brakes but decided it may be too much, so we painted the inside of the mirror which is not something we do very often. The fender trim was painted because the process blue looks gorgeous on the frozen white & of course the Brembo BBK which needs no explanation. The car is still fairly new with under 1,000 miles so we didn’t want to do any performance modifications just yet, but we wanted the M3 to be heard when driving down the street. We equipped it with a Borla Exhaust System which sounds great with minimal drone in the car. It isn’t loud and obnoxious but definitely a noticeable difference which is perfect for a daily driver. Last but not least we installed a front flip out plate since it’s a requirement in NY & a rear backup camera to function with the parking sensors.

For the future we are planing to install a set of forged wheels and doing some engine work, stay tuned.

Vehicle: 2013 BMW M3
Color: Frozen White

Modifications:

Exterior Design
  • ONEighty Custom Headlights
  • Gintani Full Aero Kit in 1×1 Carbon Fiber
  • Process Blue Fender Side Marker
  • Color Coded Front Bumper Reflectors
  • Process Blue Mirror Accents
  • Front Automatic Flip-Out Plate

Suspension/Performance
  • Borla Exhaust System
  • Brembo BBK in Process Blue
  • H&R Lowering Springs

Other Modifications
  • OEM Style Intergrated Backup Camera
  • Comfort Coding


Name:  oneighty-1.jpg
Views: 20011
Size:  161.1 KB

Name:  oneighty-2.jpg
Views: 24540
Size:  159.1 KB

Name:  oneighty-3.jpg
Views: 20437
Size:  129.6 KB

Name:  oneighty-4.jpg
Views: 20351
Size:  164.7 KB

Name:  oneighty-5.jpg
Views: 13544
Size:  202.9 KB

Name:  oneighty-6.jpg
Views: 13605
Size:  235.0 KB

Name:  oneighty-7.jpg
Views: 21366
Size:  208.4 KB

Name:  oneighty-8.jpg
Views: 13583
Size:  184.2 KB

Name:  oneighty-9.jpg
Views: 13243
Size:  231.0 KB

Name:  oneighty-10.jpg
Views: 21355
Size:  160.7 KB

Name:  oneighty-11.jpg
Views: 13664
Size:  178.7 KB

Name:  oneighty-12.jpg
Views: 15258
Size:  121.7 KB

Name:  oneighty-13.jpg
Views: 17717
Size:  178.7 KB

Name:  oneighty-14.jpg
Views: 13996
Size:  168.2 KB

Name:  oneighty-15.jpg
Views: 13060
Size:  130.9 KB

Name:  oneighty-16.jpg
Views: 13076
Size:  123.3 KB

Name:  oneighty-17.jpg
Views: 18931
Size:  161.0 KB

Name:  oneighty-18.jpg
Views: 18812
Size:  116.8 KB

Name:  oneighty-20.jpg
Views: 13071
Size:  186.0 KB

Name:  oneighty-19.jpg
Views: 18718
Size:  59.4 KB

Last piece to finish off the exterior just arrived thanks to IND. 3D-Design Trunk Lip in 1x1 CF w/ the Process Blue Strip.




Last edited by Alex@ONEighty; 08-10-2013 at 10:00 AM.
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 04:35 PM   #2
carchrism5
Major
carchrism5's Avatar
United_States
25
Rep
1,212
Posts

Drives: 1M
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: CT

iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to carchrism5
Very nice touches, especially like attention to detail on the mirror inners. I need to stop by your shop one day.
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 04:51 PM   #3
And1M3
Major
And1M3's Avatar
14
Rep
1,071
Posts

Drives: 2013 M3 MR FR/Bk
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: NYC

iTrader: (6)

Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 05:24 PM   #4
BMW Fanatic
Banned
Canada
75
Rep
3,309
Posts

Drives: slow
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Calgary

iTrader: (11)

Is that Mexico blue? Great job guys.
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 06:20 PM   #5
GOLFFRR
GOLFFRR's Avatar
2182
Rep
21,501
Posts

Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA

iTrader: (4)

nice! love all the accents
__________________

BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR NEXT BMW, PM ME FIRST WE CAN HOOK YOU UP!
David Aviles: bmwdavid@icloud.com - Cell:202-262-2900
If you have any issues getting a hold of David PLEASE PM me, I'm available everyday till 645pm!
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 06:40 PM   #6
JEllis
Major General
JEllis's Avatar
237
Rep
5,310
Posts

Drives: E36 M3, E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Dallas/Ft. Worth

iTrader: (4)

Nice work
__________________
http://www.m3post.com/forums/signaturepics/sigpic14547_7.gif
Instagram: jellismotors
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 07:11 PM   #7
HadiF80
Colonel
HadiF80's Avatar
United_States
224
Rep
2,370
Posts

Drives: 16 F80 M3 & 15 GT3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newport Beach

iTrader: (1)

Great work done to that car! I want those headlights
__________________
'16 /// M3
'15 /// M4 -Sold
'11 E92 ///M3 ZCP - Space Gray - Sold
'11 E92 ///M3 ZCP AW- Sold
'06 E46 ///M3 ZCP JB- Sold
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 07:34 PM   #8
lsal
We are all Longwong
lsal's Avatar
28
Rep
832
Posts

Drives: E92 M3 Frozen Blue
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cambridge, MA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2013 BMW M3  [5.00]
Very nice work! Simple, but nice.
Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 07:45 PM   #9
emKel
Second Lieutenant
emKel's Avatar
6
Rep
211
Posts

Drives: with 3 pedals
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Orange County

iTrader: (0)

Me likey
__________________
2013 E92 M3 / Phoenix Yellow / Fox Red Extended / 6MT
2006 E46 M3 / Phoenix Yellow / Black Nappa / 6MT
www.EMKEL.com

Appreciate 0
      07-22-2013, 11:39 PM   #10
DemolitionJim
Lieutenant
DemolitionJim's Avatar
United_States
33
Rep
411
Posts

Drives: E92 MW M3
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Chicago Burbs

iTrader: (5)

oh my....
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 02:24 PM   #11
mas25
Registered
0
Rep
1
Posts

Drives: n/a
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: va beach

iTrader: (0)

nice car
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 04:07 PM   #12
MA///M3
Banned
United_States
9
Rep
346
Posts

Drives: 2008 BMW M3 DCT COUPE
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: BOSTON, MA

iTrader: (0)

I like this alot. real nice.
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 04:27 PM   #13
atermechi
Private First Class
atermechi's Avatar
2
Rep
134
Posts

Drives: e92 m3 MR
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Woodland Hills

iTrader: (-1)

Any relation to Gintani? This looks exactly like Gintani's design and products
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 04:41 PM   #14
GMP Performance
Lieutenant Colonel
GMP Performance's Avatar
United_States
126
Rep
1,842
Posts

Drives: E90 M3, E82 135I
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Charlotte, NC

iTrader: (1)

Awesome work! Love the subtle details.
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 05:33 PM   #15
OerdingE93
Lieutenant
OerdingE93's Avatar
United_States
14
Rep
460
Posts

Drives: 2011 Mineral White E93 M3 DCT
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: LA/OC

iTrader: (3)

I dig it

What kind of exhaust?
__________________

|ESS VT1-550 510whp|MRF MID|AKRA REAR|CKS COILS|FORGESTAR|CSL TRUNK|GT4 Lip|3D-DESIGN
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 05:51 PM   #16
6SpeedM5
Private
2
Rep
60
Posts

Drives: 2009 BMW M5
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: NC

iTrader: (0)

that is awesome.
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 09:00 PM   #17
Money2536
Colonel
Money2536's Avatar
United_States
577
Rep
2,073
Posts

Drives: ' 15 M3 | '14 GT3
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: The Villages, FL

iTrader: (1)

Very, very nice.
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 09:30 PM   #18
AlpineE92M3
Currently Driving
AlpineE92M3's Avatar
178
Rep
1,426
Posts

Drives: BPM tuned '13 AW ZCP E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Rochester, NY

iTrader: (9)

Garage List
2013 BMW E92 M3  [0.00]
2011 BMW M3  [0.00]
Headlights look dope!
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 11:20 PM   #19
DrakeKemper
Sexiest Man Alive
DrakeKemper's Avatar
United_States
69
Rep
790
Posts

Drives: 2009 E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (0)

Holy fuck. Perfect
__________________
2011 BMW X5//M
2008 E90 M3 - 6MT - AA Gen 2 Level 3
1991 Hot Girlfriend
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2013, 11:45 PM   #20
mkPOTO
Mr. Nice Says Hello
mkPOTO's Avatar
324
Rep
16,467
Posts

Drives: BMW M3 | X5 xdrive 35i MSport
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: USA

iTrader: (24)

Garage List
stunning!
__________________

EVOLVE E600 BMW E92 M3 | BMW E70 X5 xdrive35 M-sport
Appreciate 0
      07-24-2013, 12:54 AM   #21
Powerbeast
Major General
Powerbeast's Avatar
United_States
1028
Rep
8,885
Posts

Drives: E90 M3 Dakar Yellow
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (4)

Cool accent color
Appreciate 0
      07-24-2013, 02:17 PM   #22
leemik
Major
United_States
78
Rep
1,351
Posts

Drives: 2013 LRP M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Quincy, MA

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2013 BMW M3  [4.75]
lovin' the headlights!
__________________
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
180custom, custom headlights, ginatni, oneighty

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:09 AM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST