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      06-19-2013, 10:43 PM   #23
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Is it just me or is the last thing that engine bay needs is more stuff? Looks cluttered and sloppy IMHO, but to each their own.
How is its cluttered if we are not adding anything to it? If anything I have taken away more than most? Cowl, cabin filter, stock air box ect.
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that is unique....awesome!
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You run without a cowl to...only way to go!
Not sure what you mean by this? Advantages? an honest question.
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Not sure what you mean by this? Advantages? an honest question.
the cowl and cabin filter removed allows better ventilation and done like it for the sound also.
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the cowl and cabin filter removed allows better ventilation and done like it for the sound also.
hmm, i'll give it a shot one day.
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hmm, i'll give it a shot one day.
I don't run without a cowl when it rains and you have to keep up on engine bay cleaning...it gets a bit dirty.
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I don't run without a cowl when it rains and you have to keep up on engine bay cleaning...it gets a bit dirty.
yes of course.. thanks.
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looks fantastic! You run without a cowl to...only way to go! It's that a M-sport bumper?
Yup I run without the cowl and the cabin filter didn't make it back on either.. FTW haha. easier when working on the car and looks cleaner Yea thats the M-sport bumper. Lovin it!
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Yup I run without the cowl and the cabin filter didn't make it back on either.. FTW haha. easier when working on the car and looks cleaner Yea thats the M-sport bumper. Lovin it!
Fires that bumper hang lower than say a OEM Pre-LCI bumper? I am doing the LCI conversion and need to know lol!

I am also painting the intake manifold also.
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Looks really nice Rob. Makes me want to go pull my car down and start painting. ? did you paint the calipers yet?
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Looks really nice Rob. Makes me want to go pull my car down and start painting. ? did you paint the calipers yet?
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Looks great!!
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This is that cover on my car






and this was the thread of the making.

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you did a damn geat job on it!
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I think it looks awesome Rob!...I am glad others finally showing some bling to their engine bays.. I did mine about 4 years ago when E9x were fairly new. Rob its a perfect accent to your engine bay and theme..
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Very nice ! Im gonna have to paint mine now
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I think it looks awesome Rob!...I am glad others finally showing some bling to their engine bays.. I did mine about 4 years ago when E9x were fairly new. Rob its a perfect accent to your engine bay and theme..
thanks man! Hey, I need need your expertise in choosing again...bought my wife a X5...she wants her mirrors to fold in ECT. They may already, haven't picked it up yet lol!
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Sounds like a plan....I want to paint then something different!
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Sounds like a plan....I want to paint then something different!
Can pull them apart and powder coat them. Thought about buying an old electric oven for my garage so I can drop parts in and let bake for 20 min at 400. Much better than painting them.
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Looks real nice, I'd like to paint mine but will let the shop do it once I have my conversion Rdy to paint.
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