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      06-26-2015, 06:10 PM   #1
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Hey all! Just picked up an 09 e92 m3 with 22xxx miles babied and garaged its whole life!! I am not new to the mod scene however and am stoked to get on with this project.

picked it up two days ago (rained,thus the dirty car )


Here it is today. Ceramic tint all around, blacked out side markers and the chrome on the side grills. Please disregard my friends snapchat LOL




I will be dropping off the car for a full wrap next week. Wheels/tire, exhaust and a drop also to come soon.

Front lip and wheel suggestions always welcome

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      06-26-2015, 06:45 PM   #2
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Sweet ride. Congrats and happy modding. Nice vette too!
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      06-26-2015, 06:51 PM   #3
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Congrats bro!! CF roof?
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Dat Z06!
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      06-27-2015, 07:10 PM   #5
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Congrats bro!! CF roof?
No no cf roof, has the sun roof instead. haha but I like it

thanks guys! I will be updating when i can!
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      06-27-2015, 09:06 PM   #6
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Looks like I'll be the last with a perfectly stock M3 soon. The proportion of modded M3 seems ridiculously high if one goes by this forum.
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      06-27-2015, 11:07 PM   #7
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Looks like I'll be the last with a perfectly stock M3 soon. The proportion of modded M3 seems ridiculously high if one goes by this forum.
Lol, the E9x platform has been mod crazy for 6 years. A stock M3 is a rarity no matter what the year.
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Looks like I'll be the last with a perfectly stock M3 soon. The proportion of modded M3 seems ridiculously high if one goes by this forum.
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      06-29-2015, 12:40 PM   #9
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Anyone have suggestions on exhausts and concave wheels?
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      06-29-2015, 01:50 PM   #10
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Akrapovic Evolution exhaust saves 50 pounds of weight and sounds absolutely amazing. Looks good too.
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      06-29-2015, 02:11 PM   #11
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Akrapovic Evolution exhaust saves 50 pounds of weight and sounds absolutely amazing. Looks good too.
Akrapovic Evolution exhaust also lightens your wallet by 50 pounds of weight and will not sound as good as everything else out there. Everything else looks good too
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Congrats and welcome! What color wrap are you getting? I like the Mode Carbon lips but the Arkym bumper and lips are nice too.
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Akrapovic Evolution exhaust also lightens your wallet by 50 pounds of weight and will not sound as good as everything else out there. Everything else looks good too
I would expect that as these cars get older and are re-sold at lower prices that more owners would blink twice at the $6,000 Akrapovic price tag. But then, the used Akras will keep getting spun since they don't make sense to leave on the car at sale time...

It is amusing that if you want tips on your Akra exhaust you need to cough up $1425. Just don't tell the hookers in the trunk to "keep the tip".
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I would expect that as these cars get older and are re-sold at lower prices that more owners would blink twice at the $6,000 Akrapovic price tag. But then, the used Akras will keep getting spun since they don't make sense to leave on the car at sale time...

It is amusing that if you want tips on your Akra exhaust you need to cough up $1425. Just don't tell the hookers in the trunk to "keep the tip".
i wonder who gets blown in that transaction
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yea the akrapovic exhaust might be a little too steep for me but I will look into possibly finding one used?


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Congrats and welcome! What color wrap are you getting? I like the Mode Carbon lips but the Arkym bumper and lips are nice too.
Ill look into the mode lips and the arkym lips. I am wrapping it Matte dark grey.

Thanks for all the input thus far guys. my baby goes into the shop Thursday for disassembly and wrap process!
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Looks like I'll be the last with a perfectly stock M3 soon. The proportion of modded M3 seems ridiculously high if one goes by this forum.
hey nothing wrong with a beautiful stock m3
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i wonder who gets blown in that transaction
Just Akra.
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yea the akrapovic exhaust might be a little too steep for me but I will look into possibly finding one used?


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Congrats and welcome! What color wrap are you getting? I like the Mode Carbon lips but the Arkym bumper and lips are nice too.
Ill look into the mode lips and the arkym lips. I am wrapping it Matte dark grey.

Thanks for all the input thus far guys. my baby goes into the shop Thursday for disassembly and wrap process!
That will look great! I hope it isn't contagious.

Does it potentially damage the paint like clear bra can on removal?
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That will look great! I hope it isn't contagious.

Does it potentially damage the paint like clear bra can on removal?
From what I know it does not damage the paint upon removal. But obviously if you remove it wrong and unprofessionally it will haha but i have some great guys working on my ride so im good.
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Anyone have suggestions on exhausts and concave wheels?
MPE all the way. Amazing tone and balance of OEM quality/Aftermarket tone change.

There usually a bunch on the classifieds, grab one for cheap.
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      07-02-2015, 11:56 PM   #21
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Thanks for the suggestions boys but I just purchased the RPi GTM Race Full Exhaust System. I will install within the next couple weeks. Will post updates etc! Here is what it should sound like
ENJOY :

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yea the akrapovic exhaust might be a little too steep for me but I will look into possibly finding one used?




Ill look into the mode lips and the arkym lips. I am wrapping it Matte dark grey.

Thanks for all the input thus far guys. my baby goes into the shop Thursday for disassembly and wrap process!
I have a used Akrapovic EVO system from an M3 being parted out in our shop. Drop by if you'd like to see it in person, we're open tomorrow.

We have Arkym in stock also.
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