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      06-22-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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BMW 335D E90 - Large project in progress!

Hi All,

I am new to this forum. My name is Ryan and I am 22. I purchased my 2007 BMW E90 335D about a year ago now and have made a few modifications in that time span. So far I have made the following upgrades:

EBC Red Stuff Pads
EBC Groove Discs
18" Alloys
Red Caliper Paint

The engine is currently stock. I will be remapping my car in a few months once I am happy with all the external work.

I have just purchased M3 Wings/Fenders, Door mirrors and bonnet. I do not want an M3 and I am not trying to be an "M3 Replica". I will not be putting an M badge on etc. I just think those parts give the vehicle character! I am not doing any quad conversion to the rear etc.

My car is booked in next month for a full vinyl wrap. I have gone for matte blue but not the 3m wrap which most people usually use. I have gone for a slightly darker shade of blue which I think will look great!

Please see some pics below of my car from stock to present:



I will be happy to hear your opinions and advice during my journey to creating a lovely 335D. I can upload more photo's on request.
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For some reason it won't let me upload my photo's. The dimension are too big?.. Can anyone help assist?
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For some reason it won't let me upload my photo's. The dimension are too big?.. Can anyone help assist?
You must shrink them to either a max of 1200x1200 or 1600x1600 pixels (can't remember which) because the site won't do it for you. Sometimes after you have done that you also need to get below a megapixel limit. A freeware program called irfanview if still available will do this if you don't have another application.
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Seeing if this upload worked. This should be my car at it's current stage
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You must shrink them to either a max of 1200x1200 or 1600x1600 pixels (can't remember which) because the site won't do it for you. Sometimes after you have done that you also need to get below a megapixel limit. A freeware program called irfanview if still available will do this if you don't have another application.
Thank you! It seems to of worked! Although it is a long process for a pic
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Thank you! It seems to of worked! Although it is a long process for a pic
Nice car! Lets see more pictures!

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Nice car! Lets see more pictures!

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Thank you!

It is 1am in London right now. I will take a whole load of pics later on and upload them all today!
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You are in luck! I thought I had lost my folder with pics of my car. Just found it, may still take some more tomorrow. Please see below:
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It's weird to see the RHD. But it's also weird to see a pre-LCI 335d, halogen headlights with no halos.

I like to look at black cars, but I've never had one as I don't have the patience... Nice.
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It's weird to see the RHD. But it's also weird to see a pre-LCI 335d, halogen headlights with no halos.

I like to look at black cars, but I've never had one as I don't have the patience... Nice.
Totally agree, I wash this car once a week! Gets dirty extremely quick. Hence the matte blue wrap I'm getting in a few weeks. I will be having HID Halo's fitted soon also

Thanks!
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Exclamation Dyno Results

Please see my stock dyno run done a few weeks ago by BW Chiptune:

I am a little bit disappointed with the results but the car was due for a full service etc. I will be running it again soon before the remap.
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I like the piping on the seats. Enjoy the car.
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I like the piping on the seats. Enjoy the car.
Thanks man!

Stay tuned for new pics soon
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Oh my god! They put the steering wheel on the wrong side!

Nice car lol, wheels too flashy for me though.
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The wheels seem appropriate for a black car with sport suspension.... kind of Darth Vaderish, no?

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Oh my god! They put the steering wheel on the wrong side!

Nice car lol, wheels too flashy for me though.
That's the UK for you! I always say the same when I see vehicles abroad!

Thanks mate! I suppose I can get away with it (still 22)

May have them sprayed all black once wrapped, I will decide after it's wrapped. May even create a poll vote
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The wheels seem appropriate for a black car with sport suspension.... kind of Darth Vaderish, no?

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No idea lol, I like them so I got them. Most people go for common brands like BBS etc, so I thought I would try something new. May change the look once it's all wrapped or even before!
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man i can see the blue wrap with that interior AWESOME!!! Kudos amigos, my car's dyno with flash and WAGNER IC was around 312 whp (at 90 degrees Farenheit you do translation to Celsius) we couldnt get the torque numbers but will get them next time i get around it!!
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man i can see the blue wrap with that interior AWESOME!!! Kudos amigos, my car's dyno with flash and WAGNER IC was around 312 whp (at 90 degrees Farenheit you do translation to Celsius) we couldnt get the torque numbers but will get them next time i get around it!!
Thanks man! Not long to go until the wrap and tints!

Sounds good, nice figures! I will be running mine again soon

Everyone seems to like the alloys the way they are! Will be doing a poll soon.
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Everyone seems to like the alloys the way they are! Will be doing a poll soon.
I followed an E46 black coupe couple days ago that the owner had blacked out everything on, had a nice spoiler on the trunk and another just above the rear window. He had similar wheels that were painted off-white; set off the all-black very well.
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I followed an E46 black coupe couple days ago that the owner had blacked out everything on, had a nice spoiler on the trunk and another just above the rear window. He had similar wheels that were painted off-white; set off the all-black very well.
Nice! I bet it looked sweet!! Only problem with mine is that it will be wrapped matte blue, I may plasti-dip the wheels matte black.. if I don't like it I can always take it off I guess
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