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      02-20-2012, 12:51 AM   #1
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This weekend we had the pleasure to work on a 2011 Mineral White M3 that our customer brought to us for a quick make over

Having the perfect set of wheels sets the image of the car. We had many different options to consider for this project, but the guys at BBS offered us something new and different that no one else had - the new BBS FI in Satin Black finish. We knew right away this was our best option.

Once the wheels were selected, we chose to use Brembo GT BBK in Red finish to give the wheels a bold look.

The car came in with a very loud aftermarket exhaust system that the customer wasn't happy with and we knew that the Akrapovic Evolution exhaust system would be the ideal choice. In order to achieve the max performance, we used ESS Akrapovic ECU tune.


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      02-20-2012, 02:10 AM   #2
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Very nice! Does the owner have any suspension plans?
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      02-20-2012, 02:21 AM   #3
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Very nice! Does the owner have any suspension plans?
Yeah, I hate to be "that guy", but that car really needs a subtle drop.
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love the wheels....
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      02-20-2012, 03:27 AM   #6
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awesome parts....but red center caps just doesn't look right imo. I think black or cf bbs caps will look better...
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      02-20-2012, 03:35 AM   #7
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Clean nonetheless!

Just need a drop and the owner is all set.
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      02-20-2012, 10:07 AM   #8
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Thanks guys ... Next mod most likely will be VT600 and coilovers
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      02-20-2012, 10:08 AM   #9
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Thanks guys ... Next mod most likely will be VT600 and coilovers
Now that's an upgrade! Definitely keep us in the loop!
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Nice build
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      02-20-2012, 10:36 AM   #11
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love it!
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      02-20-2012, 11:09 AM   #12
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looking good, but like above the center caps look out of place
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Car will look great once it gets a little drop
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Car will look great once it gets a little drop
+1 Looks great but needs a slight drop.
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delete the orange reflectors and drop the car.
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      02-20-2012, 03:06 PM   #16
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Usually I'm not one to say "Needs a drop" but in this case it's screaming for one. Rolling on those wheels & brakes w/o a drop is plain wrong.
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      02-20-2012, 04:43 PM   #17
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Looks sick,need a drop tho
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      02-20-2012, 08:59 PM   #19
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Haha ... I agree the car has to be lowered so we will work on that once it's back ...
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Haha ... I agree the car has to be lowered so we will work on that once it's back ...
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awesome parts....but red center caps just doesn't look right imo. I think black or cf bbs caps will look better...
couldn't agree more, at 1st i was like, "gotDAMN!! bbs fi!"... then i was like, "sumthin's off tho".
i figured it jus needs a drop n reflectors, but nope, the red caps against the bbk throw it off real bad. the shades don't match imo.
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