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      08-10-2011, 10:10 PM   #1
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2011 E92 Mineral White with Dinan Upgrades

Hello Forum members,

I want to show this forum my recently arrived 2011 E92 Mineral White M3 that my local Dinan dealer just upgraded with 400 miles on it. I just traded in a 2009 E92 Interlagos Blue for this, so I have had experience with this car. Both were Manual 6 speeds. I have to thank everyone that has posted previously on this forum as it has helped me make decisions to get to this point.
I hope my post helps others in their decisions. I must say I picked it up today after these upgrades and it really felt like a different car, even though I am still in break in and can't take it over 4500 RPM's. I can only imagine what it will be like when I can in a week or so after the service. It sounds and feels totally different. Dinan all the way.
I will also say on my way home a de badged black 1M gave me a major thumbs up and we ended up conversing for a while with rolled down windows about how much we enjoy our cars. A good sign.
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Dinan Exhaust with black tips
Dinan Stage 1 computer upgrade
Dinan Pulley

BMW Carbon Fiber rear deck spoiler
BMW Front Carbon Fiber Splitters
BMW Carbon Fiber Side Mirrors'
BMW Front Grill replacement kidneys Black/ no chrome


All done by my dealer and under warranty.

Hope this is helpful and enjoy.
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      08-10-2011, 10:19 PM   #2
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Wow congrats! Car is a beauty!!
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      08-10-2011, 10:43 PM   #3
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Nicely done. Where in ny r u? Looks familiar....
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      08-11-2011, 11:12 AM   #4
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looks awesome, gotta love DINAN
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      08-11-2011, 11:20 AM   #5
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Very nice!
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      08-11-2011, 11:51 AM   #6
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now you need to do the side grilles
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      08-11-2011, 12:13 PM   #7
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Side Gills

It's funny but I think with the mineral white that little bit of chrome works. Still debating it.
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      08-11-2011, 02:22 PM   #8
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Mineral White is beaut.
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beauty. congrats. Smart move on the DINAN products.
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      08-11-2011, 08:28 PM   #10
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It's funny but I think with the mineral white that little bit of chrome works. Still debating it.
Also for those that care about this nuance of esthetics, I feel the competition package wheels work well with the chromed side grills (gills)
Any one agree?
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congrats! mw is a million times nicer in person
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      08-14-2011, 08:18 AM   #12
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nice to see the old NY plates!
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      08-14-2011, 10:18 PM   #13
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Now get that intake and the x-pipe...
I want the air intake but what about passing inspection in NY?
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      08-16-2011, 10:00 PM   #14
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Anyone knowledgeable about the Dinan air intake upgrade and inspections?
It seems that wouldn't affect an inspection, unless it involved a computer change to the exhaust emissions?
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      08-16-2011, 10:27 PM   #15
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congrats. look's GREAT.
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It's funny but I think with the mineral white that little bit of chrome works. Still debating it.
I'm going through the same debate - I keep flip flopping between blacked out grills (and sides) vs. leaving a little bit of chrome in there.

On most other colours blacked out is the way to go, not sure with MW.
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      12-27-2011, 02:31 PM   #17
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Looks good!
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Nice upgrades!
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      01-14-2012, 07:57 AM   #19
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Great Upgrades ! Car really looks good !
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      01-14-2012, 09:43 AM   #20
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very nice!!
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      03-03-2012, 11:56 PM   #21
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What was the costs for installing pulley?
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      03-04-2012, 12:52 AM   #22
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Very nice and clean !
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