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      04-06-2012, 08:17 PM   #1
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If people were curious I cut the front part that gets in the way of the grille. It worked and I'm also selling the hood cause I just got my new one in.

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      04-06-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
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That doesn't look all that bad. I just cut the top section of the kidney grills off. Looks a bit off. I've been looking for a LCI hood but I want a painted one off a rear ended car
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      04-07-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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am i trippin or are you the same moxy from audizine back in the day??

[edit] btw, if you are him, thanks again for all the help with my old b6 back then!! clearing out my headlight corners, ultrasport bumper swap, installing and recalibrating the rns-d nav, cf hood swap and all the coding you hooked me up with! (teamBOB, the asian guy with the dolphin gray b6 1.8tq on 18" abt wheels)

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      04-07-2012, 08:56 AM   #4
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great idea!!!!! can you take more shots? Angled, close up from the top view, profile plus a little further back?
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      04-07-2012, 09:34 AM   #5
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Yup it's me from audizine. What's up man? I moved on to BMW about three years ago but I just barely started modding my car last week.
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      04-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #6
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yep any more shots? close ups? looking good
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      04-07-2012, 03:33 PM   #7
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Yup it's me from audizine. What's up man? I moved on to BMW about three years ago but I just barely started modding my car last week.
wassup man! good to see you on here. i got out of my b6 back in 2006, went through a few cars and got my e92 early last year. let me know if you want help installing anything like suspension or whatever. id be glad to help just for all the help you gave me long time ago!
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I actually just installed everything this week. Thanks for the offer.
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      04-07-2012, 07:30 PM   #9
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      04-07-2012, 09:25 PM   #10
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You side stepping the pic requests. MOoOAAaaaAAaaAR PICS!!!!
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More pics

if any one local to socal wants to see it just pm me. All i did was take a dremel to the part that sticks out.





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OMG. Thanks. Even better, it's a DIY. Seriously. Post it up in there. Brave man, big results.
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I think that looks terrible, and you ruined a good hood. All you had to do was remove the outer trim from the grills, and only use the fins. Now you have a huge gap in the most prominent space on the whole car.
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I think that looks terrible, and you ruined a good hood. All you had to do was remove the outer trim from the grills, and only use the fins. Now you have a huge gap in the most prominent space on the whole car.
IDK man. All things considered, I think he did well. Props to former audizine member and for being bold.
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I think that looks terrible, and you ruined a good hood. All you had to do was remove the outer trim from the grills, and only use the fins. Now you have a huge gap in the most prominent space on the whole car.
Gap is pretty minimal. Aftermarket hoods have way worse gaps. I think it looks more cheese with the cut grills. Considering this myself.
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not bad for a DIY but I would have picked up an LCI hood as well - LCI front looks great though!
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not bad for a DIY but I would have picked up an LCI hood as well - LCI front looks great though!
Op said he has another hood in the works. Might be LCI might be aftermarket. this was a perfect holdover while the new one arrived.
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it's not perfect but i guess if you really wanted to save a buck or two, this could work. I still prefer the indentations on the LCI hood though... adds a bit of "flare" to the body work.
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e90 LCI m-tech front looks good
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nice work!
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That gap would KILL me.
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      04-15-2012, 10:28 PM   #22
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Anyone know if you can re-use the OEM pre lci hardware on an LCI hood? getbmwparts has just the hood for $487 + shipping.
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