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      04-04-2013, 05:53 PM   #1
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Exterior mods! Help!

Hey guys I am rather new on here, I come from the audi/vw tuning i had a stage 2 a3 and used to be on vwvortex all the time. I want to introduce myself because I will be on here quite a lot! Here some pics of my car and any input on exterior mods will be nice! I will deff be looking to buy parts and sell parts on here.

I bought this late last year, but didn't drive it much because I put it away for the winter!

Im in the Nortwest suburbs

2007 e92
sports package
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Florida car (never seen salt)
Black interior
60k miles

Current mods:

Powder coated black sport wheels
Black kidneys

Mods Waiting to be put on that I have:
jb4
Dci
Lightweight crank pulley(maybe)

ANY INPUT would be nice and im looking to change the wheels up as im not really a big fan of black and want to change up the exterior.

Thank!

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      04-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #2
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Black out the exterior window trim, get some LED angel eyes, painted front bumper reflectors, and a small M3 lip spoiler will put you at a great start cosmetically
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Yeah I was thinking about all that, do you have HID angel eyes? I replaced mine with bulbs but its not comparable to HIDs. Anythin u would recommend?
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Yeah I was thinking about all that, do you have HID angel eyes? I replaced mine with bulbs but its not comparable to HIDs. Anythin u would recommend?
You don't need HID angel eyes. I would say even just something as simple as LUX can make it look 5x better.

Other things to consider: Get a charge pipe and downpipe. Cosmetically, what was just listed before this post would do. People like to also get the LCI taillights, and M-sport front/rear bumper and side skirt. Get some coilovers or springs when you can.

That's about it for a start.

Looks great!
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Cdv, clutch stop, Definitely a pair of angel eyes (Lux or Mtech). Painted Reflectors. Aero Lip.

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Thanks guys! I want the aero lip! I have a pending deal on some avant garde m359 hypersilver wheels! I will post pics
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Great pick on the car and on avant garde m359s, lower the car immediately, I love eibach pro kits if you don't want to go with the coil over route
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Lower the car on coilovers, colored reflectors, and wrap the trim black. I have an aero front lip in blue if you want to buy that and get it painted?
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Lower the car on coilovers, colored reflectors, and wrap the trim black. I have an aero front lip in blue if you want to buy that and get it painted?
How much you looking to get for it? Im spending money like crazy on mods
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make me an offer but maybe 150 cuz i know you need to get it painted black which will be like 100 bucks
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very nice looking car, you will learn ALOT from the midwest guys, we do everything once and have much experience with many of the parts available!
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make me an offer but maybe 150 cuz i know you need to get it painted black which will be like 100 bucks
I would buy yours if it was my color for even like 175,but I think its too much of a hassle. Thanks anyway!
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Nothing for the interior? How about doing carbon fiber rap on the aluminum trim or even gloss black. Just an idea, congrats on the new coupe!
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