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      11-13-2012, 04:29 PM   #45
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Definitely a good thing mate!

There's a few on cutters running intrax. Only worry is halfway through that thread he said thinking of getting coilovers.

Keep thinking I'd like springs only then think I will get bored and need coilies!

Yea i see what you mean. Nothing stopping you from doing springs for the time being and upgrading at a later stage so you can do other mods. Someone will snap the springs up 2nd hand so it will only cost you 」250-」300, still 50-60% cheaper than collies.

Im just gonna get the out and watch this thread .
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This is a wicked thread. Lovely looking motors and wheels.
Cheers chap. Will keep it going as much as I can.

These arrived today. Beautiful carbon. Spot the error!

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Definitely a good thing mate!

There's a few on cutters running intrax. Only worry is halfway through that thread he said thinking of getting coilovers.

Keep thinking I'd like springs only then think I will get bored and need coilies!

Yea i see what you mean. Nothing stopping you from doing springs for the time being and upgrading at a later stage so you can do other mods. Someone will snap the springs up 2nd hand so it will only cost you 250-300, still 50-60% cheaper than collies.
This is what I keep telling myself. Although I know, me?!

Don't want a harsh ride but love stance!

Oh what to do!?
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And skelts. It's ツ」100 to change and then ツ」90 for decent tracking if I change my mind? Coilies or springs?..
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And skelts. It's ツ」100 to change and then ツ」90 for decent tracking if I change my mind? Coilies or springs?..
Yea i forgot to add the tracking in. mmmmm tough decision and its not even my car

I'd go springs and the rest on:

- carbon front lip
- carbon diffuser
- carbon front/side grills
-1m front bumper

think ive just over spent though
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And skelts. It's テδεつεδづつづδεつづδづつ」100 to change and then テδεつεδづつづδεつづδづつ」90 for decent tracking if I change my mind? Coilies or springs?..

Yea i forgot to add the tracking in. mmmmm tough decision and its not even my car

I'd go springs and the rest on:

- carbon front lip
- carbon diffuser
- carbon front/side grills
-1m front bumper

think ive just over spent though

Mate, carbons already budgeted for. Front spoiler, kidney grills, bonnet vents ( hopefully both sides!), side vents, wing mirrors, and rear spoiler ( poss perf BMW). Going to save rear diffuser till last. All 1:1 weave to match roof. That's no question.

Suspension however.......

Think I will go coilovers. Spends テδεつづδづつ」200 on springs, テδεつづδづつ」200 on fit and track. テδεつづδづつ」400. Quite a bit if I ditch them. All lost bar maybe テδεつづδづつ」100 back for springs?

Might call coilover place tomorrow
I do like the 1 m bumper but not the way I want to go.
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Mate, carbons already budgeted for. Front spoiler, kidney grills, bonnet vents ( hopefully both sides!), side vents, wing mirrors, and rear spoiler ( poss perf BMW). Going to save rear diffuser till last. All 1:1 weave to match roof. That's no question.

Suspension however.......

Think I will go coilovers. Spends テδεつづδづつ」200 on springs, テδεつづδづつ」200 on fit and track. テδεつづδづつ」400. Quite a bit if I ditch them. All lost bar maybe テδεつづδづつ」100 back for springs?

Might call coilover place tomorrow
I do like the 1 m bumper but not the way I want to go.

If this is all budgeted for then no need for this conversation hahaha 'DO IT'

Car is going to look ace mate.
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If this is all budgeted for then no need for this conversation hahaha 'DO IT'

Car is going to look ace mate.
Thanks. When I say budgeted that's a loose term that just means I've decided to buy them. Not much budgeting happening here!

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Seen them on a few e46s / e92s but don't know of anyone whose fitted them to a m3 e92? Hmm what to do? Needs a drop though!
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ive just bought some second hand eibach pros for e92 m3 pal cost 」110 and they look brand new well as new as springs can look i suppose. picking them up saturday and getting them fitted asap so will take some pics before and after so you can see drop. i know its not going to be loads. I think they put wheel just below arch. if you want over an inch drop i dont think springs are for you as you may be dissapointed. i cant drop mine that much due to the bloody speed bumps around here. do you know how soon after fitting them the car needs tracking?
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ive just bought some second hand eibach pros for e92 m3 pal cost 110 and they look brand new well as new as springs can look i suppose. picking them up saturday and getting them fitted asap so will take some pics before and after so you can see drop. i know its not going to be loads. I think they put wheel just below arch. if you want over an inch drop i dont think springs are for you as you may be dissapointed. i cant drop mine that much due to the bloody speed bumps around here. do you know how soon after fitting them the car needs tracking?
Think you're right. Don't think springs will be enough of a drop for me, but sound like you got a good deal.

Re tracking. Think just get done within reasonable timescales. It's not going to ruin your tyres after a couple of miles , more 1000s of miles. I'd get done soon as but wouldn't panic.

Getting tracking set up properly should be a bonus as lots of cars out of alignment regardless of how well looked after!
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them bc coilovers are meant to be quite good though pal and reasonably priced. try ssdd. whichever route you go you need to fit and track so really its only and extra 400 ish
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them bc coilovers are meant to be quite good though pal and reasonably priced. try ssdd. whichever route you go you need to fit and track so really its only and extra 400 ish
Yes, I've heard that on earlier models but would like someone with a e92 m3 to vouch for them!

Ssdd want ツ」700 for them. Go direct to bc website ツ」650
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Weighted performance gearknob turned up today, as did my alcantara gearknob and gaitor boots. Only prob is where as I was happy to cut up the rubbish plastic 335d original pieces and use the clips, I'd rather not cut up the leather m3 ones! Anyone got a manky gear shift boot and handbrake boot that I can cut up for the plastic clips?

Orange stitching is part of the bigger interior plan!



This also turned up. Bigger box than I was expecting,



Can you tell what it is yet??





Gruppe m replica intake. Not expecting any gains. More show tbh and induction noise.

Looks fantastic and really good quality. Hoping theres instructions at the bottom of that box!
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loving all that carbon, post some pics when its fitted.

Ive got that alacantra stuff but i could bring myself to rip the plastic off because if i dont like it im stuffed.
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loving all that carbon, post some pics when its fitted.

Ive got that alacantra stuff but i could bring myself to rip the plastic off because if i dont like it im stuffed.
Will do. Yeah I had no issue with tearing the 335 stuff to bits, but the m3 gearknob/ leather handbrake I think should be preserved ! No way you'd go back to the crappy plastic once you've fitted the alcantara!
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Have you still got the old set up in your 335d?
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Yes, left the alcantara/ red stitching in the 335d. No choice really as cut up boots to fit!
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Niiiiiice! May I ask where you procured the alacantra specific cut outs from dude? Lovely orange stitching!
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Niiiiiice! May I ask where you procured the alacantra specific cut outs from dude? Lovely orange stitching!
Ebbbay. テつ」25 inc delivery. ( search e92 alcantara). Second set I've had. Choice of colours and stitching. Only prob is you need to butcher your originals as need the plastic fittings. Had no issue on my naff 335 plasticky ones but not going to butcher my m3 ones!
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