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      06-15-2010, 12:21 PM   #1
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New M3 Coming Soon - E93

Well, it has been a long wait. After the normal research and decision hurdles I finally put my order in March 5th and I pick it up this Friday 9am!

I ordered a E93 (DCT), 19" Wheels with every option possible (no boxes left to select).

Individual Color - Azurite Black with Fox Red Interior (Not extended) and Piano Black Trim.

I have a few small projects planned once I break in the M, working with IND and Dinan. For the exterior (all from IND - thanks for the help Nate) I am replacing the yellow reflectors with Azurite reflectors, replecing the front and side grill with Edition Black and adding the VRS painted front poly lip.

As for performamnce mods, I have decided to work with Dinan locally here (Budds BMW Dinan - Tks Brent and Ted) in the Toronto area. I am set up to add the Underdrive Crankshaft Pulley, High Flow Intake, Free Flow Exhaust and finally the Software Tune. Nothing too major but a good start for my first time doing mods since I was a kid working on my 1972 Ford Capri-build and designed in Germany (many years ago).

As soon as I have it home I will try to take some pictures. I will so some before and after of course. Alan (TTbear) thanks for you help over the last fews months.

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      06-15-2010, 12:24 PM   #2
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Nice car and very good timing to enjoy during summer...

just noticed you ordered the car on my birthday.. good luck
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      06-15-2010, 12:49 PM   #3
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YESSSSSSSS! Finally, another Azurite M3.

Congrats!!! You will love working with IND. They are superlative in terms of customer satisfaction, and quality of product.

Pics???
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      06-15-2010, 01:21 PM   #4
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Congrats, sounds like it will be an awesome ride.

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...my first time dingo mods...
At first I thought this was some new term but then I saw what you did, lol.

Maybe a dingo ate your baby?
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      06-15-2010, 01:48 PM   #5
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I LOVE that color.
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      06-15-2010, 01:52 PM   #6
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top down driving in an M3 is the best!! congrats
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      06-15-2010, 07:33 PM   #7
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YESSSSSSSS! Finally, another Azurite M3.

Congrats!!! You will love working with IND. They are superlative in terms of customer satisfaction, and quality of product.

Pics???
AGREE, they have really helped me out a lot! ENJOY your car!
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      06-15-2010, 08:50 PM   #8
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top down driving in an M3 is the best!! congrats
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      06-15-2010, 09:07 PM   #9
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Good for you!!!!
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Sounds great - enjoy!
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      06-15-2010, 10:31 PM   #11
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Congrats, sounds like it will be an awesome ride.



At first I thought this was some new term but then I saw what you did, lol.

Maybe a dingo ate your baby?
Dam dingoes are vicious things. Shot it…all good now. Good catch.

TTBear, I will load some pics on the weekend.
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      06-16-2010, 03:53 AM   #12
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How much did you have to pay for the individual paint color? I'm looking hard at the same setup, but not sure the $5k for individual paint (I've heard this is the cost) is worth it to me....
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Congrats, great colour choices and mods right off the bat.....couldn't get better than that. Enjoy your Friday, weather's going to be just about perfect for an E93!!
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How much did you have to pay for the individual paint color? I'm looking hard at the same setup, but not sure the $5k for individual paint (I've heard this is the cost) is worth it to me....
In Canada I paid $3700 including the piano black trim in the interior. I really don't know what it would cost in the US. For me it is worth it. For you it may or may not be. I have had silver, space grey and jet black over a span of 15 years and I am sick of the same color and seeing the same color everywhere.
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Do yourself a favour and stay away from Budd's worst and most expensive dealer in the GTA.
If you live in the Oakville area, Cross Avenue Auto is a authorized Dinan dealer.
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      06-18-2010, 06:32 AM   #18
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Do yourself a favour and stay away from Budd's worst and most expensive dealer in the GTA.
If you live in the Oakville area, Cross Avenue Auto is a authorized Dinan dealer.
Unreal. I looked everywhere for Dinan dealer in the GTA and only Budds came up. Generally I don't like them at all. I did meet the guys for Dinan at Budds and they seem like really good guys but I certainly have no experience with them and I have only heard poor things about Budds.

I will check into Cross AVenue Auto for sure. I live in Streetsville (North West Mississauga) so its not much of haul over there.

Thanks for the heads up,
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Unreal. I looked everywhere for Dinan dealer in the GTA and only Budds came up. Generally I don't like them at all. I did meet the guys for Dinan at Budds and they seem like really good guys but I certainly have no experience with them and I have only heard poor things about Budds.

I will check into Cross AVenue Auto for sure. I live in Streetsville (North West Mississauga) so its not much of haul over there.

Thanks for the heads up,
Engineered Automotive is also a Dinan dealer.
They are located in Concord, near Richmond Hill.

They are a very good shop, on the pricey side, but they do a lot of race work as well.


Sam is the owner of Cross, so he is the person you want to speak with.
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Cross avenue is close to you and has the added advantage of being close to public transit (it's beside trafalgar go station)
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      06-18-2010, 08:47 AM   #21
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Wow, what a nice car. Congrats!!!

Have about a three month head start on you with an E93 and just LOVE it.

By the way, smart call on the std FR interior. Perfect balance.
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