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View Poll Results: How much have you spent on mods to date?
$0.00----$1499.99 57 14.92%
$1500.00----$2499.99 25 6.54%
$2500.00----$4999.99 56 14.66%
$5000.00----$9999.99 88 23.04%
$10,000.00----$14,999.99 58 15.18%
$15,000.00----Don't ask 98 25.65%
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      01-29-2012, 02:21 PM   #23
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3k-ish

Including the sale of stock parts. When I can sell my dinan e90 muffler, I'll be under 2k all in. Not bad considering lol. I spent a lot more on my e46

One reason I havent modded this car more is bc I'm looking for a more torquey and balanced engine in my next car. And also a car with a better clutch feel.
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      01-29-2012, 02:39 PM   #24
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buy smart...classifieds is your friend. Spent about ~4K for basic cosmetics, drop, exhaust and labor. Only thing Im missing are wheels but Im in no rush.
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      01-29-2012, 04:42 PM   #25
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Not a jack move at all.......I think it's a good idea. First timers in the mod game can waste tons of money if they're not careful. Homework is the key and this forum a great resource. With all the information on here no one should get taken for a ride (no pun intended) when modding........................Phil
Cool...here's a tip...

The one thing I look at is a pattern of FS threads in the classified. Most of the times, people won't openly bash vendors but instead quietly sell. Me included.

Yeah, you can get it cheap used but you'll end up with the same issues as the original owner. Then you'll end up going back to OEM (if you can) or buying something better and spending even more money to do whatever twice.
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      01-29-2012, 05:48 PM   #26
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What you have currently spent on all mods................Phil
Damn man. I could probably buy a house with all the money I have spent on mods for cars and bikes.
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      02-04-2012, 10:35 PM   #27
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My history of money spent on mods:

1983 Ford Mustang GT: $2000
1988 Honda Prelude Si: $600
1993 Honda Prelude VTEC: $6000
2000 Audi S4: $34,000
2003 Honda Pilot: $2300
2004 Nissan 350Z roadster: $35,000
2006 Porsche Cayenne S: $3700
2007 Audi RS4: $16,000
2010 Porsche Cayenne GTS: $5400
2011 BMW M3: $260 (so far)

TOTAL: $105,260.....wow !!!!
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      02-04-2012, 10:57 PM   #28
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      02-05-2012, 12:55 AM   #29
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You should add one more bracket to the list...
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      02-05-2012, 12:57 AM   #30
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30.77% of current respondents ask that you don't ask....lol
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      02-05-2012, 09:02 AM   #31
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30.77% of current respondents ask that you don't ask....lol
Agreed, I don't even want to think about it.
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      02-06-2012, 09:39 PM   #32
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Based on the data so far this car commands one to dig deep for mods. The thread has about a 10% vote participation. I need more votes.....C'mon gearheads. If you are going to look at the thread cast your vote. Everyone falls into one of the categories........Phil
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      02-06-2012, 10:00 PM   #33
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I'm to spending too much on mods. Just some cosmetic stuff, but nothing crazy as this is a lease.
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      02-07-2012, 01:53 AM   #34
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Based on the data so far this car commands one to dig deep for mods. The thread has about a 10% vote participation. I need more votes.....C'mon gearheads. If you are going to look at the thread cast your vote. Everyone falls into one of the categories........Phil
Lack of respondents is probably because more than 29.87% total M3 owners spend in the (current) response section of "don't ask".
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      02-07-2012, 09:09 AM   #35
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So easy to go over 15K with this car
Already Over 15K with just
Full Exhaust
BBS
Stoptech Kit..
Not including any cosmetics......
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      02-07-2012, 10:29 AM   #36
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Lack of respondents is probably because more than 29.87% total M3 owners spend in the (current) response section of "don't ask".
If that many people are spending that much Damn. I still need them to check the box ...............Phil
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      02-07-2012, 09:31 PM   #37
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this is an interesting poll

I threw away all my bill long time ago ! I don't even want to look at it
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Quote:
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So easy to go over 15K with this car
Already Over 15K with just
Full Exhaust
BBS
Stoptech Kit..
Not including any cosmetics......
should be a bracket for 30K and up or a 50K and up

15k won't get you much
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      03-22-2012, 11:31 PM   #39
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Finally .........we hit the 100 vote count............Phil
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I'm at 14k approx.
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      03-24-2012, 02:29 AM   #41
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Wooww.. scary numbers here. lol
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      03-24-2012, 07:48 AM   #43
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      03-24-2012, 10:36 AM   #44
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I'm out close to 30k, and I haven't even done the SC yet! Lol.
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