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      10-20-2009, 05:02 PM   #67
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      10-20-2009, 05:44 PM   #68
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that E90 just got pimped!
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      10-20-2009, 06:21 PM   #69
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AngeliBright (AiB) installation

AngeliBrights (known as AiBs) were next on the list.

AiBs give the halos a more modernized look, even uniform ring coverage and still be seen in complete daytime:











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      10-20-2009, 06:25 PM   #70
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      10-20-2009, 06:51 PM   #71
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Phase 1 Completion Shots

To finish everything off were a set of the Advan RS-D in 20" size - almost required for the dinner plate-sized rotors that were newly installed on this build.

Front: ADVAN RS-D 20x9.0" w/ 245/30-20 Pirelli PZero
Rear: ADVAN RS-D 20x10.0" w/ 285/25-20 Pirelli PZero

Tires are bring swapped up front for some rubbing issues (35SER currently).




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Phase 1 is complete. The ATI M3 is out to get the Ericsson Front/Rear bumper and Ericsson trunk fitted/painted and will return for final inspection/photos.
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      10-20-2009, 07:04 PM   #72
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      10-20-2009, 07:09 PM   #73
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      10-20-2009, 08:12 PM   #74
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hey tom. 1 question, why did you guys go with the slotted instead of the drilled rotors?
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      10-21-2009, 01:36 AM   #75
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      10-21-2009, 01:43 AM   #76
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All these crazy mods you guys are doing and you still haven't switched out the reflectors lol.
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      10-21-2009, 02:07 AM   #77
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hey tom. 1 question, why did you guys go with the slotted instead of the drilled rotors?
Slotted rotors allow gas to ventilate during brake fade. Slotted has more material than drilled, means better heat dissipation. They have more disc surface, maintain around 96% of the friction surface. During wet driving, the slots have a better wiping away of water versus drilled. Slots also wipe the pads to keep the pad surface clean. Also, drilled can play 'connect the dots', causing cracks. If you are going to actually track the car pretty hard, get a slotted big brake kit. A lot of the BBK's out there are for piston-counters.
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      10-21-2009, 04:14 AM   #78
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      10-21-2009, 07:46 AM   #79
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All these crazy mods you guys are doing and you still haven't switched out the reflectors lol.
Why would they when the car is getting a new Ericsson bumper?
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Slotted rotors allow gas to ventilate during brake fade. Slotted has more material than drilled, means better heat dissipation. They have more disc surface, maintain around 96% of the friction surface. During wet driving, the slots have a better wiping away of water versus drilled. Slots also wipe the pads to keep the pad surface clean. Also, drilled can play 'connect the dots', causing cracks. If you are going to actually track the car pretty hard, get a slotted big brake kit. A lot of the BBK's out there are for piston-counters.
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      10-21-2009, 11:45 AM   #81
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      10-21-2009, 01:55 PM   #82
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those rolling shots are sick.. nice build... so far....
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      10-21-2009, 02:48 PM   #83
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      10-21-2009, 03:52 PM   #84
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is it rubbing because the front is lower or the rim came with the wrong off set?
also what about those 2 ugly orange bugs thats stuck on the front bumper?
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      10-21-2009, 08:55 PM   #85
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omg absolutely gorgeous, love them all except not a fan of 20 inch wheels, if getting all this performance stuff, why upsizr the rim ? i would actually might have went 18s... but its not my car. everything else is perfect, great taste in mods and awesome work n pics guys!!
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      10-21-2009, 11:54 PM   #86
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keeping it clean and classy.. respect how your not trying to scream for attention.. to any "normal" person its just an M3 w rims and exhaust.. once you look into it, your blown away by all the uniqueness.. +1 man.. great build!
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      10-22-2009, 12:19 AM   #87
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      10-22-2009, 12:25 AM   #88
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