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      09-18-2010, 04:23 AM   #1
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Newbie with 55" 320d with extras :)

hi, my names spencer and im 22. im new to all the bmw thing ive been in the honda scene for 5 years but i fancied a change as i do alot of miles now so wanted a diesel.

ive come from an honda integra type R DC5 model. so obviously its not going to be as quick or fun to drive.


this is my new car hope you all like.










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      09-18-2010, 06:07 AM   #2
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Hi!

Welcome to BMW!

I used to have an EP3 Type-r so know all about VTEC

New car looks good, did you buy it already modded? Will you be going down the remap route? Might help close the performance gap a bit!
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      09-18-2010, 06:59 AM   #3
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Hi you car looks great I really like the M6 reps on and the 335 pipes on hope you like you 320d I've had mine for a year now and it's great. I noticed theat theres very nice SL And Q7 in the background of pic three are they yours?
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      09-18-2010, 07:11 AM   #4
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i came to my 335d from my DC2 integra type r ...

Still miss the teg

But welcome!
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      09-18-2010, 10:51 AM   #5
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Welcometop E90post. Nice 320d. Not liking the 335 replica pipes though. If you wanted serious grunt you could have opted for the 335 itself!?

Re-map your 320d and you will cling onto the back of Civic Type-R's.
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      09-18-2010, 10:53 AM   #6
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dont think i could have insured a 335 im only 22, just going to go for a remap and maybe some rota's and wind deflectors
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      09-18-2010, 10:58 AM   #7
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I was 23 When I got my 335d. Insurance was only 1k.
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Hi and welcome

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dont think i could have insured a 335 im only 22, just going to go for a remap and maybe some rota's and wind deflectors

You insurance must be v.high though - if you have declared all those Mods?
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      09-19-2010, 07:49 AM   #9
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nope it not to bad, its 700 less than i was paying on the dc5 anyway!!
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      09-19-2010, 02:31 PM   #10
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Car looks good, also really liking the Integra - both smart looking motors, especially at 22 yrs of age!!

Make sure you put plenty of wheel sealant on the M6 reps before winter as the salt will corrode the spokes (i ran a set on my E93 vert) - could also do with some spacers, help them fill the arches a little?
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      09-19-2010, 04:38 PM   #11
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Don't usually like anything modded, but those m6 wheels actually really suit the car!

Not liking the front bumper or twin exhausts tho!....

Guessing some m-sport from seats will be next on the list?
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      09-19-2010, 06:05 PM   #12
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Yup I agree, crying out for some spacers
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Get yourself the M-Sport steering wheel immediately.. It is a massive improvement!

I hate the exhausts at the back though.. They should be flush to the bumper atleast. They seem to stick out further? Look pretty max power.

It is a nice car for a 22yo I should know. I also bought my 320d at age 22; Albeit abit newer and an M-Sport...

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i though it was my old car for a second,

Just the same from the front,

very nice.
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      10-15-2010, 10:26 AM   #15
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thanks for the comments, yer i want some spacers for the back not sure what size to get though? 15mm?

anybody know where to buy a steering wheel from complete? all the ones ive found dont have an airbag.

thanks spencer
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      10-15-2010, 10:27 AM   #16
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also is it possible to put the idrive etc into this car? if so what is involved?
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      10-15-2010, 06:58 PM   #17
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Spencer, welcome to to the forum

Tell me, what size are those M6 reps? I've been thinking of changing my alloys but am stuck between 19" CSL's and M6 reps. My 3 series is also black and they really suit the car. Guys, will I also need spacers on a M Sport suspension setup?
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p.s - is that your own personal plate? would you fancy selling it?
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