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      02-01-2011, 10:42 PM   #89
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This car has completely transformed from when you first picked it up, and its for the best! i thought it looked perfect stock but you are just taking it to another level! Awesome Sasan
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can't wait to see the ZCP's back on
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can't wait to see the ZCP's back on
me neither. that's gonna make a huge difference in the way the car looks.
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      02-02-2011, 12:24 PM   #94
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soooo sick, what kind of camera are you using tom? , I have a D90 and it doesn't take pics like that, I might need a better lens , can you recommend one?


OP YOUR CAR IS SOOO AMAZING, I LOVE EVERYTHING!!!
Using the D90 with the 18-55 kit lens most of the time.

Here's some pics of a friendly visitor that weekend:





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Dogs rock! So does this car.


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Progress Update. Suggestions Invited.

Okay here's a running tally of what's been installed and what remains to be installed:

Installed

- Akrapovic Evolution Titanium Exhaust System for e9x M3, complete with 100cpi catalytic converters
- Akrapovic Delete-R
- Challenge GT Carbon Rear Diffuser
- Macht Schnell S65B40 M3 High Performance Air Filter
- Macht Schnell M3 S65 Performance Underdrive Pulleys
- IND Gloss Black Kidney Grilles
- IND Gloss Black Fender Gilles
- AngeliBright v3.0 10W LED Angel Eye upgrade

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- Vorsteiner CSL style Bootlid Trunk - Dakar Yellow
- BMW Individual Piano Black trim
- Satin Black Powder Coated ZCP's
- Macht Schnell Spacers
- M stitched DCT boot
- IND matching keyhole cover
- Euro Front Bumper
- Front PDC retrofit
- Front lip in Gloss Black (TBD)
- a slew of coding goodies
- and software maybe ??


Your Feedback Please
Hey Guys, Need some feedback please. Should I....
  1. Paint my Akrapovic Exhaust tips Gloss Black and leave my Challenge diffuser in Carbon Fiber?
  2. Leave my Akrapovic Exhaust tips as Titanium and paint my Challenge diffuser in Gloss Black? OR
  3. Paint both the Akrapovic Exhaust tips AND my Challenge Diffuser Gloss Black
  4. Leave both the Exhaust tips and diffuser "as is".

Also, looking for suggestions on a good front lip - thinking Revinora or Luma (gloss black). I invite everyone's thoughts. (I'm also considering a full front bumper like RD Sport Corsa or Stradale - but by doing that I'm sacrificing my Front PDC retrofit on my planned Euro Front Bumper)
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4. Leave both the Exhaust tips and diffuser "as is".
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      02-02-2011, 08:02 PM   #98
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4. Leave both the Exhaust tips and diffuser "as is".
oops. i forgot that option. edited my previous post to include it. thanks for pointing that out ///M3
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love this color, very unique !
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Using the D90 with the 18-55 kit lens most of the time.
Guess I need a new lens , I think I have 18-105mm
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i agree with option 4 as well. definitely not 3.
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      02-03-2011, 09:43 AM   #102
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4, leave as is. it looks great
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      02-03-2011, 09:56 AM   #103
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A huge thanks to Steve and Tom over at EAS. Hope you guys Enjoyed our In N Out session ! (Steve can really put food down !! ) Haha. See you guys next week, for wheels & spacers, new M3 stitched DCT shift boot, keyhole cover, and hopefully the Vorsteiner trunk !!

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Oh wow....again!!! About your question brother, as much as I love the look of the Titanium tips, if you're looking for symmetry front to back, the tips could go gloss black and leave the rear diffuser as is; option 1. But the symmetry idea would tend to imply a cf front diffuser which I didn't see in your specs.

Either way...end result is still a knockout but if I were going to do this with mine, I'd keep it consistant. Just my thoughts.

And did I say "wow"???
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Oh wow....again!!! About your question brother, as much as I love the look of the Titanium tips, if you're looking for symmetry front to back, the tips could go gloss black and leave the rear diffuser as is; option 1. But the symmetry idea would tend to imply a cf front diffuser which I didn't see in your specs.

Either way...end result is still a knockout but if I were going to do this with mine, I'd keep it consistant. Just my thoughts.

And did I say "wow"???
I'm leaning between exactly those two options right now. If i do end up going gloss black on the tips though, I think that would introduce more than enough symmetry to tie in with the gloss black front piece. I think i need to see a few photoshops.

To be honest though, I have been considering going with the RD sport stradale (street) full front bumper (and doing a custom front PDC retrofit on that). If i do that, I won't be able to drop on a lip of any sort - and thus no gloss black up front. Unless someone here knows people who could create a custom front lip that would fit the RDsport piece ? (haha. wishful thinking)
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Wow great stuff!
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Looking great and stay on track with your mods...don't stray too much on what you like. with that said I would leave the rear alone with #4 choice and I think the RD front would look mint or go witht he challenge front the match your rear diffuser and have the splitters painted gloss black OR get the CF one and leave them CF to match the diffuser thus keeping your continuity...DO WHAT YOU WANT because so far...honestly? it is looking DAMN GOOD!!!

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Modification #9 & 10 - GTS wheels (ZCP powder coated satin) & spacers

Had EAS powdercoat the ZCP wheels a satin black to a la GTS wheel. What do you guys think?

EDIT - forgot to mention that we settled on 15 / 12 Macht Schnell spacers to offset.


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I adore your color, but I kind of think the Graphite 18s looked better.... eeek!

it definitely doesnt look bad, that is for sure!
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