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      03-08-2011, 07:12 PM   #1
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Help with E90 Mod's !

i recently purchased a silver 2007 328i, I would like to make the car look more aggresive, I'm willing to spend upto $5000.00. Would like your suggestion on what i could do i'm new to bmws. My next mod is to get 20" matte black rims want to go for the black out theme. I purchased matching cover's for the amber reflectors for the front lights however I don't like how they make the light appear smaller, thinking of changing the lights completely don't like the amber reflectors at all what would be the best option?
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      03-08-2011, 07:24 PM   #2
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Here's pics of the rear and front of my car so far, also I forgot to add I also don't like how the rear is high off the ground should I simply get a rear diffuser or a whole body kit? please help thanks

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      03-08-2011, 07:38 PM   #3
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tail lights look terrible. you can pretty much convert the body to LCI on your budget and then some.

if you're buying an exhaust, may as well convert it to dual. symmetry looks better in my opinion.
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Thanks for your reply and suggestions, I'm not too sure what the LCI is but I think it's basically a 335i model body, correct me if I'm wrong that's a terrific idea but not quite the look I'm going for, and yes I would love the dual exhaust but don't know how that would work, going from single to dual. I actually like the tinted taillights as I'm going for the blackout theme, just need a new bumper, thanks for your opinion
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the 335i and 328i look the same in body style. only visible difference is the exhaust
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Yes true sorry so what is the LCI is it a bodykit ? I'm completely new to bmws don't know much also is the single to dual exhaust possible ? (just for looks like a fake one lol, has it been done)
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why not look into the MTech kit?
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Yes true sorry so what is the LCI is it a bodykit ? I'm completely new to bmws don't know much also is the single to dual exhaust possible ? (just for looks like a fake one lol, has it been done)
you can go dual exhaust by just running a Y splitter and using the diffuser (if you're going with the m-tech bumper) from the 335i. it's a simple, inexpensive modification that pretty much any shop with a welder can accomplish.

LCI is the face lift after '09. they got LED tail lights, new front bumper, new hood, and new rear bumper.
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I've been leaning towards that kit, it seems to be the most liked in your opinion do you think that's the best looking body kit for the e90?
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Thanks "tofu" for giving me all these great ideas I never thought of it being that easy so you think I could go for the mtech rear bumper with dual exhaust cut outs n then convert my exhaust to a dual ? That would be amazing if that's all possible has anyone done this thanks once again for your help also why don't u like my taillights what would you suggest
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Black out looks gross.
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If you are willing to spend $5,000 then you have a lot of options. I would start by suggesting you get a black kidney grille set for your e90 (you can choose between matte black or gloss black grilles, however if you get matte black rims the matte black grilles might look best). As for your headlights, you don't have too many options. You can send them to a place like bavarianx.com or F1autohaus and pay them to blackout the headlight (or blackout the amber reflector), or you could bake them and try to remove the amber reflectors yourself (however I would advise you don't do this). You could also look into replacing them with newer LCI (2009 and up) headlights that don't have the amber reflector, however I have looked into this a little and I don't think they fit (but I may be wrong...look into it)!

Other mod's:
*M-tech (M3 sytle) Front Bumper
*Front lip or front spoiler (for m-tech front bumper)
*Hartage front lip or front spoiler (for non-mtech front bumper)
*Rear diffuser
*Blackline tail lights
*Black and white replacement roundels
*Cold air intake
*Active Autowerkes performance software (or another tune)
*Performance Exhaust (from BMW, Remus, etc.)
*Smoked LED sidemarkers

And anything else you find that you like!


Here is what I suggest most of all, go to Jlevisw.com or bimmian.com and look over some of the different things they have for your car. The more searching you do, the more stuff you will find you like! (Other websites include bavauto.com, bavarianx.com, dinancars.com, bmwusa.com check them out but I don't endorse any single one of them).
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