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      10-16-2009, 02:53 AM   #1
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Looking for a mod..

Hey all,

I'm looking at what to do next on my car.. I've got the perfrmance gear stick / boot and handbreak / boot..

I was looking at carbon kidney grills; but do they look good on a black E90?

Was also looking at upgrading the standard sports wheel to the m-tech wheel..

What are your recommendation for modding?
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I'm looking at getting the Carbon Grilles too I might order some at the end of the month. Would be good to see some pics before hand!
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      10-16-2009, 08:17 AM   #3
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You have a diesel so if its not done already get it remapped!!
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You have a diesel so if its not done already get it remapped!!
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Any of you had the remap on the 320d? If so, please tell your opinion!!

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If you do a search theres plenty of reviews and they all seem to be good
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I think nearly every person who has had a remap says its the best 300 odd quid they have ever spent on a car!!!!
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I was looking at carbon kidney grills; but do they look good on a black E90?
If you have other carbon bits maybe but I would just go with the all black ones. BMW do some really nice ones now
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Ok, so I'm torn between two mods...

-Remap for about 400
-m-tech perf leather steering wheel for about 320 (I don't currently have the right airbag, so need a new one)

I do alot of driving, so I'm edging toward the wheel... What do you guys recommend?
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Do the wheel, the M Sport wheel is what everyone comments on when they drive my car.

I changed my M Sport wheel to the paddleshift M Sport wheel, love the alloy paddles.

Remap next.

I'd also look at having some blackline rear lamps fitted.
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Thanks! I was considering the rear lamps... How much r they from the dealer?
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About 140 or so depending upon the discount you can get.

An easy mod to fit and they look great, esp on dark cars.
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What's he best way to get some discount?
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I would probably get the wheel too and then the map
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Ask nicely, you should be able to get them for about 126+VAT
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I'll be doing that next month then =) just ordered my mtech wheel and airbag- got the wheel for 130 (with mtech stichin) and the airbag for 180. Good deal?

Rang BMW and they quoted me 80quid for the m cover and wiring harness. I'll see if i can get some discount on those =)
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Don't do a carbon scheme mate. Looks pants IMO. Stick with black or matte black. A lot more subtle and appealing. Get the backlights fitted (will look great on black car ).
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I'll be doing that next month then =) just ordered my mtech wheel and airbag- got the wheel for 130 (with mtech stichin) and the airbag for 180. Good deal?
Yes, I guess that was a used wheel?
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nope, its a new wheel!!!
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Good value. I paid 280ish for my new M Sport wheel with the paddleshift holes!

Didn't want to fund any stolen 2nd user wheels as seen on ebay.
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Good man =) mine was listed as new, so if it isnt, there will be hell to pay! Those dark line lights keep staring me in the face... 'buy me'
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