E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Photo/Video/Media Gallery > Cut my ROOF OUT! LTBMW weight savings program - JOIN NOW!!!



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-14-2011, 01:43 AM   #23
nomis_nehc
Banned
United_States
2
Rep
256
Posts

 
Drives: BMW E60
Join Date: May 2011
Location: W. San Jose

iTrader: (0)

Oh my! I am unfamiliar, but 3 series doesn't have sunroof or is it an option?
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 01:55 AM   #24
AlterZgo
First Lieutenant
5
Rep
397
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 BMW 535i 6MT M-Sport
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by nomis_nehc View Post
Oh my! I am unfamiliar, but 3 series doesn't have sunroof or is it an option?
Sunroofs are an option and most 3 series have them. They are not installing a sunroof on this car. They cut out the stock steel roof to install a carbon fiber one.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 01:56 AM   #25
aldennnnnn
Private
Singapore
1
Rep
52
Posts

 
Drives: Black and White E93
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2010 BMW 335i  [4.50]
I always see LTBMW here LTBMW there doing such a good job, how i wish theres one in Singapore! BTW is there such carbon fibre roof for E93? i mean the whole piece... just curious.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 01:59 AM   #26
EngineCo52
Major
United_States
21
Rep
1,458
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 Montego 328xi CPE
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Havre de Grace, MD

iTrader: (2)

Yall Are F'n NUTS....but yall do AWESOME WORK!!!
__________________
E92 328xi Mods-KW V1-BMW Performance Exhaust-Matte Black Grill-CF Mirror Covers-CF B-Pillars-20% Tint-Coming soon:AG M310's, M3 Rep Front, Black Roof, Vinyl Window Trim

E9x Picture Game-8 Points-Roundabout, Something Remarkable(stack of 50 g's), Cruise Memorabilia, Dirt Road w/ Trees, Michael Jackson, Police Station ,Dress-Up Funny, TPMS
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 02:13 AM   #27
Lotus99
Lieutenant Colonel
Lotus99's Avatar
Canada
27
Rep
1,718
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Canada

iTrader: (1)

I have to say this is the first time I've ever seen this done!

Seeing that a big part of the roof's job is for structural integrity and rigidity, I assume your new roof won't come close to the original one for those things, so how are you dealing with that?
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 03:30 AM   #28
Schm
Colonel
Schm's Avatar
United_States
48
Rep
2,686
Posts

 
Drives: e90 330i
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Missouri

iTrader: (3)

Reminds me of ....



Amazing work and It'll look great, I first saw this done on that aqua blue IND M3, still looks great! Any issues regarding roof integrity? Or is the CF even more rigid than the metal? Looks sick!
__________________
2006 E90 330i.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 04:39 AM   #29
creaminz
Major General
creaminz's Avatar
United_States
188
Rep
7,713
Posts

 
Drives: E90 LCI
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: So. Cal

iTrader: (33)

Frankie Frankie Frankie!! my man!!! MMmmmmMM!!!

Rigidity? Never thought about that, if CF cracks...hmmm...I guess first E90 335i to M3 to M3 E93 4door conversion!? I'm sure CF roof will hold fine. There are few other people over on M3post with CF roof and everyone seems very happy with it.

Mad props to LTBMW! They always! always! make things happen! No matter how/what/where/when I request something they always come through and get the job done! I love LTBMW.

Seriously, after seeing this thread, my Vegas getaway isn't fun anymore. Imma go check this out in person tomorrow!
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 05:01 AM   #30
stimby
Second Lieutenant
Finland
15
Rep
216
Posts

 
Drives: bmw e92 320d
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Finland

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to stimby
been there and done it way to go guys
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 05:19 AM   #31
ibeclueless
What
ibeclueless's Avatar
93
Rep
9,331
Posts

 
Drives: E92 328xi
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Quincy, MA

iTrader: (1)

awesome!
__________________
E92 328xi Space Gray
Aero Lip | M3 Side Skirts | CF Performance Spoiler | ACS Roof | Gloss Black Grilles | LUX H8 Angels | BMW Performance Exhaust

My E92 Photos
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 08:27 AM   #32
e92ben
Colonel
e92ben's Avatar
32
Rep
2,009
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Kenosha Wi

iTrader: (4)

Wow sick! That e90 is my favorite hands down..
__________________

e92 ///M3
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 08:34 AM   #33
Sara504
Banned
United_States
353
Rep
17,687
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 335is
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Newport Beach, CA

iTrader: (6)

oh wow. Im excited to see the finished product.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 08:52 AM   #34
BoostedE90
Lieutenant Colonel
BoostedE90's Avatar
United_States
27
Rep
1,673
Posts

 
Drives: e90 335i 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Tampa/Gainesville, FL

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by EngineCo52 View Post
Yall Are F'n NUTS....but yall do AWESOME WORK!!!
Was thinking the same exact thing! Nice work guys!
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 08:54 AM   #35
mikeith
Lieutenant
mikeith's Avatar
11
Rep
450
Posts

 
Drives: 07 E90 335i. TiAG
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: lubbock, tx

iTrader: (0)

this is hands down my favorite e90 of all time and it continues to get better! it has been my wall paper since the first of th grey paint and keeps changing with updates! currently rocking the tc-III update wallpaper lol!
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 08:56 AM   #36
Fortyb
WHO DAT!
Fortyb's Avatar
15
Rep
955
Posts

 
Drives: "07 328I Coupe,"12 Acura Mdx
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Huntsville,AL/WHO DAT

iTrader: (3)

Dammit! I hate California they have everything going on out there. That mod is Sick
__________________
2007 328CI l 19" AG M359 | 245/35/19f | 275/30/19r | REAR Spoiler | 8500 Gp | Aero lip | Front reflectors delete | Cyba Intake scoops | BMS PBX | LTBMW M3sides | CF roof spoiler |Split Leather Armrest | Mod4cars remote | LCI Tail lights | M-tech Rear | Valentine V1 Hardwired.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 09:10 AM   #37
Sara504
Banned
United_States
353
Rep
17,687
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 335is
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Newport Beach, CA

iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fortyb View Post
Dammit! I hate California they have everything going on out there. That mod is Sick
Im with you on that one
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 09:22 AM   #38
E90 Skye
Lieutenant
E90 Skye's Avatar
United_States
10
Rep
475
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i Jet Black
Join Date: May 2009
Location: DFW, Texas

iTrader: (1)

simply wow!
__________________
2006 Jet Black 330i | Premium Package | ZF AT | LUX 4.0 | Jlevi M3 Front Bumper | CF Mtech spoiler | Gloss Black Grill | Msport wheel | Blacklines | Koni FSD + Eibach Pro-kit | BMS PBX
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 09:59 AM   #39
NYFelix87
Second Lieutenant
NYFelix87's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
231
Posts

 
Drives: Mercedes E63 w212
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: New York

iTrader: (2)

wtf, that's creative
__________________
09 | C63 | White/Black
07|335xi|Montego Blue/Black|6 spd|Sport/Premium/Cold Weather PKG w/comfort access| Sold.
04|G35 coupe|blk/blk 6 speed | Sold
'11 Nissan Rogue Beater
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 10:14 AM   #40
jim.e.
Lieutenant
8
Rep
526
Posts

 
Drives: 07 E90
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Brampton//Markham

iTrader: (4)

lol Frank you always have amusing captions on the pics

This picture made me cringe and turned my stomach:


It's like a car version of Hostel! Mad scientist hacking away at the car :X

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lotus99 View Post
I have to say this is the first time I've ever seen this done!

Seeing that a big part of the roof's job is for structural integrity and rigidity, I assume your new roof won't come close to the original one for those things, so how are you dealing with that?
The structural rigidity shouldn't be drastically lost - if you look at the aerial view, pillars A/B/C/D weren't touched and it's as if your simply replacing the thin metal above the pillars with a CF panel. Take a look at this pic below:



The cross section in the front and the back of the roof is what holds the rigidity, not the roof panel itself.
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 10:21 AM   #41
triggz
Banned
Canada
21
Rep
1,225
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (2)

those seats are insane!!!!!!
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 10:23 AM   #42
hipnotic
Major General
hipnotic's Avatar
United_States
76
Rep
6,574
Posts

 
Drives: e92 335i
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: So. Cal

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2008 335i coupe  [3.50]
that is amazing
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 10:31 AM   #43
pHo_e92
Captain
pHo_e92's Avatar
Canada
12
Rep
879
Posts

 
Drives: SGM e92
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: 905

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [3.63]
2000 BMW 323i  [3.00]
1997 Honda Civic HB  [5.00]
2007 BMW X5 4.8  [5.00]
DAMN! that is going to be one sick ass ride. VERY nicely done up cars at ltbmw
__________________
08 335i | Space Gray | Burl Walnut Wood Trim | Sport pkg | Premium Pkg | LOGIC7 | Navi | Comfort Access

| COBB | Injen DCI | Active Autowerke | Sonic Tuning | E92 Lighting | ER | HKS | BMS | Ground Control | Vortex Tuning |
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2011, 10:43 AM   #44
Kensta335
Brigadier General
Kensta335's Avatar
49
Rep
3,634
Posts

 
Drives: 335i Coupe
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: So Cal 626

iTrader: (4)

Wow. Looking good so far.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
ivan torta, ltbmw

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:01 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST