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      03-18-2013, 08:16 PM   #111
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I just picked up a E92 Xdrive 6MT.

Mods that I ordered day 1:

1) ZHP weighted shift knob
2) Painted reflector
3) Black Kidney Grill
4) Clutch Stop

Then I will get Cobb AP, then springs/coilovers, then wheels.


I've seen some nice looking front lips/fascias. What are some cheap bolt on (tape on) fascias that look nice? I have a hard time finding aftermarket parts for the E92. I am coming from a 2008 Mustang GT. With mustangs there are a ton of distributors with huge inventories. With the E92 it seems everything is piecemeal and spread out amongst a large number of vendors.
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      03-19-2013, 11:48 AM   #112
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First Mod: KW V3's

I got coilovers first for my previous car as well. I think coilovers are one of the most significant mods you can do in terms of handling performance and looks.
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      06-12-2013, 01:41 AM   #113
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First off I hope this isn't a repost but haven't seen one of these on this forum.

I was thinking today how I got into modding and such and I think it all started when I got the car I totally hated the tail lights so I did some searching and found a pair of LED Blacklines which will soon be LCI converted. And I guess from there I saw some pictures of other cars similar to mine and found myself getting lips, grills, tints, wheels, etc. I now have a list of exactly what I want to do as long as I have this car.

So my question is what was your first mod and what got you into modding? Post up pics of your cars before and present.

I'll start..I found a couple of pics from before.

Before:



How it sits as of a few weeks ago except now it has an M3 Trunk Lip:




This month I'll be installing KW V1s.
All that I've done to it in the past year are in order:
Blackline LED Taillights, AE + fog bulbs (to be replaced soon), Grills, Shadowline Trim, Wheels + Tires, Remus Powersound, Resonator delete, Window + Trunk Lip, Tint, K&N Drop-In.

SO go ahead and post before and after, first mod, last mods, future mods if you like...

EDIT! :

NOW After KW V1's

Love the look of the new rims
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      06-12-2013, 02:33 AM   #114
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Love the look of the new rims
Thanks dude!!
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      06-12-2013, 03:29 AM   #115
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just had

1. performance grill
2. dtec h8 v3 angel eyes

installed this morn. i seriously contemplated suicide trying to fit the dtec in the tiny headlight housing but it was worth every second of the 2 hours i spent. sorry about the $hitty pic quality.

next up
- spray painting the lower grills to match the kidney grills
- and performance power kit
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      06-12-2013, 06:52 AM   #116
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      06-12-2013, 07:47 AM   #117
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Cobb AP and then it got out of hand....
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      06-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #118
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OK, these mods are really radical so far.

First Mod: OEM Black Performance Grilles (these were in the box in the trunk at delivery - installed them first thing when I arrived home)
Second Mod: OEM Slimline Steel Black License Plate Frame
Next Mod: Contemplating several... BMW 313 wheels (18), Dinan Stage 1 or Stage 2 Suspension, others
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      06-12-2013, 03:19 PM   #119
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      06-12-2013, 03:24 PM   #120
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      06-12-2013, 03:28 PM   #121
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Mods already on the car when I bought it: Mtec Angel eyes, painted side markers, rear deck spoiler

1) Window tint
2) Aero lip
3) JB4

Future mods:

4) Intercooler
5) DPs maybe...
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      06-12-2013, 03:28 PM   #122
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First mod when i got my car was to retrofit install the factory alarm... just because i can :P

Second mod was getting the car fully coded
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      06-12-2013, 03:29 PM   #123
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1) Window tint
2) Aero lip
3) JB4

Future mods:

4) Intercooler
5) DPs maybe...
Darn u Gizmo!!! Always beating me by a few seconds :P
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      06-12-2013, 03:32 PM   #124
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Darn u Gizmo!!! Always beating me by a few seconds :P
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      06-13-2013, 07:47 AM   #125
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First mod: Y cable hahaha
Future mods: m3 trunk lip, rear window spoiler, CF or OEM painted lip (debating) and tune..
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