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      07-25-2010, 01:58 AM   #1
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Introducing Heidi

I've been on these forums for over 18 months and never once posted a single picture of my car. She's a 2009 Space Gray E92 M3, and her name is Heidi. I recently finished upgrading her with a number of subtle mods, and figure it's time for her coming out party. Full list of upgrades and pictures are below. All comments are appreciated - enjoy!

Mods:
Eisenmann Sport exhaust and OEM connecting pipes (uncut)
Style 359M wheels
255/35f and 275/35r Michelin PS2s
ZCP shocks and springs retrofit
European LCI taillights (w/ amber blinkers)
BMW Performance Mk. II carbon fiber spoiler
BMW Performance kidney grills
BMW Performance side gills (by IND)
BMW Performance emblem (by JLeviSW)
Space Gray bumper plugs
Carbon fiber license plate frame

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European LCI taillights. The amber blinkers don't come out in pictures or video very well, but they're really vibrant in real-life, like the blinkers on an F01 7-series or an LCI 6-series.


Style 359M wheels with 275/35 PS2s and ZCP suspension


BMW Performance Mk. II carbon fiber spoiler






Some forthcoming mods that I'm considering:
BMW Performance M3 exhaust, assuming it ever comes out.
BMW Performance carbon fiber mirror covers
AiB v3 or LUX H8 coronas
3D Design pedals, assuming I can convince myself to pay $300+ for pedals!

By the way, all of installs were done at EAS in Santa Ana, Supreme Power in Placentia, and VIP Status in Torrance. I would highly recommend all of these shops to any Socal locals. Thanks for looking.
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Mods: M Performance exhaust | ZCP retrofit | Euro airbox | GTS DCT flash | 240J ECU flash | LCI Euro taillights | CRT lip | OEM alarm retrofit | Space Gray bumper plugs | BMW Performance: Mk. II spoiler / Mk. II non-electronic steering wheel / mirror caps / front grilles / side gills / intake louvers / emblem

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      07-25-2010, 02:20 AM   #2
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NICE !! i think i saw your car. That's the wait line for 85C bakery huh lol
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      07-25-2010, 03:58 AM   #3
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NICE !! i think i saw your car. That's the wait line for 85C bakery huh lol
+1 was thinking the exact same thing.
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      07-25-2010, 04:38 AM   #4
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2nd best M3 ever, right behind Mark's car!!
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Very clean - love what you have done
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      07-25-2010, 09:03 AM   #6
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Looks great. The 255/275 rubber looks much better than the OEM tires.

I agree with you about the Euro tails - in person they are just stunning - and probably safer as they are much more visible.

The 3D design pedals are great but agree that they are pricey. However, they exude quality.

I'm trying the AiB - one failed in my last M3 so we'll see if it works out.
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      07-25-2010, 09:24 AM   #7
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Bee-yoo-tee-ful!

Only thing I would add are the BMW ZCP carbon fiber splitters (and maybe the CF side mirror covers). I'd only add these CF pieces on a space gray or silverstone car.


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      07-25-2010, 11:06 AM   #8
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Clean!! Perfect!

Your car proves that the ZCP wheels look much better with 255s and 275s
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Very clean! Nice work
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Very nice and clean. I was just at the district last night, too.
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      07-25-2010, 03:12 PM   #11
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NICE !! i think i saw your car. That's the wait line for 85C bakery huh lol
Indeed That's the best parking spot in the entire center too.

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2nd best M3 ever, right behind Mark's car!!
Thanks! Mark's car is fantastic. If I could do it all over again, MCB would be high on my list, along with Hellrot Red and Brilliant White.

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nice. but you seriously named your car heidi?
I name all my cars If you have a better two-syllable Bavarian name that exudes sexiness, please let me know
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Nice pics!
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Indeed That's the best parking spot in the entire center too.



Thanks! Mark's car is fantastic. If I could do it all over again, MCB would be high on my list, along with Hellrot Red and Brilliant White.



I name all my cars If you have a better two-syllable Bavarian name that exudes sexiness, please let me know


Naming of cars is a bit strange IMO but in answer to your question....GERTRUDE
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Very nice! Heidi is a gorgeous lady.

How about some CF mirror covers to go with that roof + spoiler?
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Naming of cars is a bit strange IMO but in answer to your question....GERTRUDE
Well ok I name all of my cars too but Heidi ???
God, canīt do ... Thatīs my wifeīs name
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ZCP shocks and springs retrofit
that must have costed you a pretty penny!

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Space Gray bumper plugs
i would have had the dealer replace the bumper, there would be no way i would take it off the lot with a front license plated drilled in

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BMW Performance M3 exhaust, assuming it ever comes out.
i wouldnt hold your breathe...but if you mean the GTS exhaust, its just an Akrapovic full system...which isnt cheap


car looks very clean though, tasteful mods!
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Nice. Looks almost exactly like my car
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i wouldnt hold your breathe...but if you mean the GTS exhaust, its just an Akrapovic full system...which isnt cheap


car looks very clean though, tasteful mods!
Thanks for the kind words! As for the exhaust, it's currently in development, though that doesn't mean it'll ever see the light of the day.

The GTS exhaust is not an Akra system (which isn't street legal anyway). The BMW Performance exhaust will be a 50-state legal solution -- but again, that's if it comes out.
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I name my cars too. They're names are "the M3", "the SUV" and "the VAN".


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