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      06-22-2013, 11:01 AM   #1
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BMW 335D E90 Saloon - Large project in progress. Soon to be Matte Blue and Remapped!

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.

Having problems uploading my pics as they exceed the dimension limit.
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Google Paint.Net. Resize to about 40%. That usually does it for me.
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Google Paint.Net. Resize to about 40%. That usually does it for me.
Thank you very much for your reply! It seems to of worked although a long process for a pic!
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So I have now been able to upload a pic. I have got slightly bored of the way it looks so will be having it fully wrapped in just under 4 weeks. I am going for the full matte effect (no gloss) to be different. The contrast will be between Matte Blue and Black. I am in two minds whether to keep the calipers red or change them to match the wrap. I will decide nearer the time.

I am going for light tints to all windows apart from the rear window which will be a medium tint! I could get the alloys simply refurbed and kept as is, or alternatively they can spray the complete set matte black for 250.. not bad!

The chrome surround around the window will be wrapped matte black.

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Post The pictures begin!

Internals..
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You need TINT man.
Do love the wheels though.
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You need TINT man.
Do love the wheels though.
Thanks pal! I will be doing a light tint on all windows and a medium tint on the rear window. Just 3 and a half weeks to go until the car is wrapped!

What do you think on spraying those rims matte black? I'm in two mind whether to leave them how they are..
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I like the wheels they way they are. Having the black on the inside of the spokes looks awesome! My favorite look on wheels. Not over showy, and classy look
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Those wheels looks awesome! Keep us posted!
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I like the wheels they way they are. Having the black on the inside of the spokes looks awesome! My favorite look on wheels. Not over showy, and classy look
comments noted. thanks!
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Those wheels looks awesome! Keep us posted!
Thanks mate! Definitely will!
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Dyno Results

Please see dyno chart below of vehicle at stock. I was slightly disappointed with the figures but the car needs a full service etc. I will be doing another run before I get the remap done. Dyno carried out by BW Chiptune. Nice chaps
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Trying to get BMW centre caps? Went to visit a shop today they are asking for 70 for the set of 4! I will check eBay. Does anyone know a store I can get these in the UK?
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Trying to get BMW centre caps? Went to visit a shop today they are asking for 70 for the set of 4! I will check eBay. Does anyone know a store I can get these in the UK?
Ignore my last post, managed to source them!
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Colours Are All Sorted. I've Chosen The Colour Codes Which Are Now On Order! It Will Be A Certain Type Of Matte Blue (not 3m) With Matte Black Grilles, Roof Etc.

Literally 2 Weeks Today!
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nice

i love the interior
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i love the interior
cheers!
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SO! My car was dropped off today.. This time next week I will be collecting it for it's full transformation! 7 days, stay tuned!
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So I Got A Phone Call Yesterday.. My Car Is Ready For Collection Today!!!

Pics Will Be Uploaded Tonight!!



LETS HOPE IT LOOKS GOOD!
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