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      03-26-2014, 09:03 AM   #1
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Thumbs up AUTOcouture Review

This review is long overdue. But I wanted to give it some time to test the car and see how it was running before I wrote this review out.

I have a gorgeous E93 M, fully done pretty much and had a reputable shop do an install that many of you probably know before hand on all my parts prior to meeting AC.

After much back and fourth and a Sunday e-mail to "AC" - we setup a date to get my car picked up and over to them.

My car is running stage 1 of an ESS and had a horrible shaking/engine light when driving hard/fan on the front to cool it down. It was pretty crazy for a good kit and I knew it was not the kit nor the car.

We came to the conclusion the original people never installed the software!!

My car is also running a BBK (Brembos) and we found out the way it was installed or messed with was not normal.

Regardless, as I don't want to go into details - I really have to say that AC really took care of me and looked for my best interest. They did what they had to do and didn't hit me over the head with things that I didn't need to do. I know they have some pictures of my car if they want to post but I am truly pleased with their follow up and work.

It take a long time but they wanted to make sure every angle was covered. They really covered every detail and I am happy I made a new connection. These guys really care.

I did a lot of work but I'm sure they have a list. They really made my kit perfect again.

Thanks again, Mike.
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      03-26-2014, 09:18 AM   #2
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      03-26-2014, 09:19 AM   #3
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They are the best, I don't go anywhere else. They did a lot of work on my 335 and now are doing a lot of work on my m3
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      03-26-2014, 11:46 AM   #4
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Thanks Mike. It was a pleasure working with you. You have one of the baddest E93's out there for sure. Here's the photos to follow...

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      03-26-2014, 01:56 PM   #5
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WOW! I think I saw the parts while at ACM, glad to see the finished product! I think the car would look even better with black window trim.. either way, beautiful car man
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      03-26-2014, 05:18 PM   #6
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WOW! I think I saw the parts while at ACM, glad to see the finished product! I think the car would look even better with black window trim.. either way, beautiful car man
^ +1 on blacked-out window trims ... Absolutely gorgeous
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      03-26-2014, 06:04 PM   #7
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ACM crew are good peoples =)

Saw your car when I went in for some maintenance work, Europrojektz banner caught my eye since my cousin use to be in the crew circa 2002 (from Vancouver) hehe, didn't know it was still going strong.
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      03-27-2014, 09:30 AM   #9
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      03-27-2014, 11:07 AM   #10
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OP, your car looks great. I had a pleasure to meet Sal, Tom and their crew yeasterday, as i took my car for some minor work, and my first impression was very positive. They do look like they care about what they do.
As i was walking inside the building, i asked Ariel about the orange e92m3 with vented carbon fiber hood and huge rear wing that was parked outside. It caught my eye because not only its beautifull, but looks bad ass as well.
You got nice collection of great cars my friend
Sal, if you are reading this, can you PM me the price of that vented hood?
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      03-28-2014, 09:09 AM   #11
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Double thumbs up to the ACM crew.

I'm pretty picky and detail minded with my cars (borderline insane, there - Matt and Sal - I said it) With that being said they're the only shop I would consider bringing and trusting my E93 M3 to for any aftermarket work. Tommy's knowledge of these cars are on par if not better than your best BMW dealership tech. I swear he's a BMW encyclopedia!

Their patience and professionalism are certainly to be commended. And their prices are also quite fair across the board as well.

They'll continue to have my business for as long as I own my car. Keep up the good work gents!
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      03-29-2014, 10:48 AM   #12
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Double thumbs up to the ACM crew.

I'm pretty picky and detail minded with my cars (borderline insane, there - Matt and Sal - I said it) With that being said they're the only shop I would consider bringing and trusting my E93 M3 to for any aftermarket work. Tommy's knowledge of these cars are on par if not better than your best BMW dealership tech. I swear he's a BMW encyclopedia!

Their patience and professionalism are certainly to be commended. And their prices are also quite fair across the board as well.

They'll continue to have my business for as long as I own my car. Keep up the good work gents!
Thanks! Sorry I missed ya yesterday..
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I used ACM for the exhaust MOD and found them to be professional and reasonable. I think we spent more time touring the shop and talking all things BMW then it actually took to swap out the exhaust.
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I used ACM for the exhaust MOD and found them to be professional and reasonable. I think we spent more time touring the shop and talking all things BMW then it actually took to swap out the exhaust.
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      03-31-2014, 03:36 PM   #15
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My experience at ACM was as great as everyone else's here.... Sal and everyone else are just a bunch of great guys that love what they do. For anyone looking get work done on their car, look no further

Matt, still waiting to hear about the gathering at ACM.... i'll come eventhough Imparted from my m3
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My experience at ACM was as great as everyone else's here.... Sal and everyone else are just a bunch of great guys that love what they do. For anyone looking get work done on their car, look no further

Matt, still waiting to hear about the gathering at ACM.... i'll come eventhough Imparted from my m3
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Excellent choice on the Verde Ithica! The ACM guys are always top notch.
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