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      05-11-2011, 03:05 PM   #1
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A Showroom Motorsports & AA Collision Collabo: Pics of My M's Mini-Transformation

Hey Guys,
Since summer is right around the corner, I thought it was a great time to change things up a bit and go for a new look. While I do appreciate some of the crazier builds on here, I decided to keep mine relatively mellow and go for the clean, understated but aggressive look. Showroom Motorsports & AA Collision have pretty much documented the entire build for me, so I thought it would be cool to share pictures of this "mini" transformation. I hope you guys enjoy!

Before I continue with the pictures, I wanted to take this moment to give a huge shout out to the guys at Showroom Motorsports (actually they are a new sponsor on here), whom provided all of the parts for this build and arranged for all of the bodywork/installations with their affiliate shop AA Collision, and of course Vic and the crew at AA Collision for their top notch custom body & paint work. Vic in particular went above and beyond by keeping me posted everyday on exactly what was being done to the car, something I have never experienced before from a body shop. He was also extremely knowledgeable, constantly explained all of the processes to make sure I understood what was going to be done, and his attention to detail was superb. He definitely made sure that everything was 110% every step along the way. Showroom Motorsports + A&A Collision = WIN!

As you will see below, my car already had some of the basic mods installed prior to the start of this stage of "build". The current modifications include:
-CF Front Grills
-CF Side Grills
-CF Hood Vents
-CF Mirror Replacements
-Blackout M3 Badge
-Encore Innovation Titanium Exhaust
-20" HRE 540R (my fourth set of wheels in under a year!)
-Painted Reflectors & Other misc. minor mods

Some of the upcoming modifications include:
-Vorsteiner Front Lip
-Vorsteiner Type 2 Rear Diffuser
-Vorsteiner Double Sided CF CSL Trunk
-Customized Front Bumper (Shaved license plate holes & reflectors)
-New 20" Custom Built Rennen Modular Wheels (specs to be revealed later )
-Lowering Springs (unfortunately won't make it in time for Bimmerfest)

***Since my car is the Showroom Motorsports "project car", it will be featured in the Showroom Motorsports/Rennen International Booth at Bimmerfest, so stop by to see the finished project in the flesh ***

















I will be getting the links to the other updates shortly...
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looks great! glad to see it kept so "tasteful"
Can't wait to see the VRS mods you have coming soon. Love the HREs
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looks great
one of my favorite wheels
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[quote=11' AW M3;9577629]Hey Guys,
Since summer is right around the corner, I thought it was a great time to change things up a bit and go for a new look. While I do appreciate some of the crazier builds on here, I decided to keep mine relatively mellow and go for the clean, understated but aggressive look. Showroom Motorsports
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Here are some progress photo's from last week.

Bumper off the car:


Rear Shot Before the oem trunk came off:


Trunk getting prepped for paint after getting a hole (keyhole) filled:




Front Bumper work begins:




Getting Closer to Completion:



Front Bumper Almost Complete:






More pics to come
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First layers of paint







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they did a great job with the front bumper.
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Nice! Looking forward to progress shots.
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