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      04-12-2012, 07:33 AM   #1
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Question What else would you recommend?

Hey guys,

So I have done the following to my car (2007 E93 328, didnt buy it for performance) and was wondering what else you guys recommend?

* Replaced Chrome Kidney Grills with Matte Black
* Replaced Light bulbs with Plasma GP Thunder 6500k's
* Replaced Fog Lights with GP Thunder 8500k's
* Replaced Angel eyes with Lux H8 v3 Angel Eyes
* Replaced Orange front reflectors with Smoked Reflectors
* Replaced Turn Signals with Bright White Error free LED's
* Replaced Yellow Turn signal Sidemarkers with Bright White Error free LED's*
* Replaced all interior, doors, trunk and license plate lights with Bright White Error Free LED's from HPB
* Removed front license Plate and mount
* Removed 328i Badge (for cleaner look)
* Tinted side windows and rear windshield (35%)
* Had BMW replace Beige Floor mats with brand new BMW Black Floor mats (I like the look better, overall better contrast in the car with the beige leather interior)
* Black Carbon Fiber Steering wheel roundel

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* Putting spacers on today to help with the stance. (https://www.sonicms.net/index.php?ro...product_id=443
* Going with ST Coilovers in May
* Probably changing out the wheels and tires as soon as the runflats wear down.
* Ordered a dice mediabridge (I have a non iDrive 328i)
* BMW Aero kit (front bumper lip) is being painted (Getting installed next week)
* MTech Sideskirts are being painted (Getting installed next week)

Thanks so much in advance! Appreciate it!

Pics can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/macdidd...7629104567104/

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Sounds like you've done quite a bit and have a little more planned. Why not get the car breathing better with a PE and PI. It'll help with sound, performance and milage (and underhood will look nicer with the PI).
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We wouldn't know unless you post pics.
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This thread is useless without pics.
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Sounds like you've done quite a bit and have a little more planned. Why not get the car breathing better with a PE and PI. It'll help with sound, performance and milage (and underhood will look nicer with the PI).
Any you recommend for my model?

Thanks a bunch!
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There are some pics on my profile here. You may also see a lot more here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/macdidd...7629104567104/

Thanks and sorry for not adding the link sooner. I'm fairly new to all this so I appreciate everyone's patience.

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how about getting new maybe new performance rims ?
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how about getting new maybe new performance rims ?
Yep, as I stated above I'll definitely do that when my rft's wear down. They are brand new at the moment

But thanks.
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Any you recommend for my model?

Thanks a bunch!
Here's the PE

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=671158

I think it would be a nice upgrade to your E93 because you'll be able to listen to it with top down!

Here's a pic of the PI. It adds a nice touch to the engine bay IMO. Plus it gives a bit of a power bump.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ormance+intake

Only other thing I would suggest that isn't on your list is a lip spoiler. I think it would add a nice touch to the rear-end.
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Here's the PE

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=671158

I think it would be a nice upgrade to your E93 because you'll be able to listen to it with top down!

Here's a pic of the PI. It adds a nice touch to the engine bay IMO. Plus it gives a bit of a power bump.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ormance+intake

Only other thing I would suggest that isn't on your list is a lip spoiler. I think it would add a nice touch to the rear-end.
Thanks for the links! I'll take a look!

Yes! Completely agree! I've seen a bunch of Lip Spoilers on eBay but so many to choose from how do you know who's reputable? That makes good quality spoilers? Everyone nowadays has 98-99% rating.
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Put the spacers on yesterday! Front looks amazing thought they could have gone closer to the fender at the back though, but what do I know, I'm no expert.

The reason they say is due to rub when we lower her next month so that makes sense.

Overall love the new stance and feels a little more stable on the road wasn't expecting that.
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Thanks for the links! I'll take a look!

Yes! Completely agree! I've seen a bunch of Lip Spoilers on eBay but so many to choose from how do you know who's reputable? That makes good quality spoilers? Everyone nowadays has 98-99% rating.
What about the BMW performance spoiler? Also check out the vendor section on here, you might stumble upon something you like.
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What about the BMW performance spoiler? Also check out the vendor section on here, you might stumble upon something you like.
Nice thanks I'll give that a look. I do like the look of the BMW Performance spoiler.

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