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      12-30-2016, 02:45 AM   #1
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Oh look, another E90 325xi

Sup y'all

I've been browsing the forums for a few months now and figured I may as well post my own.

When I was searching for E90's about a year ago, I came across two E90's, one was a 330xi sold by some foreign guy on CL. The other was a 325xi sold through a local Audi Dealership. I was close to pulling the trigger on the 330 mainly because of the power it has over the 325, and the iDrive. However, the biggest turn off for me was the asking price and the condition of the car. Car had dings here and there, it had about 113,000 miles on it, and the engine didn't sound as smooth as I wanted it to be. When I asked about maintenance documents the guy said he didn't have any, but tried to convince me that the car was in "top notch condition" (yeah right.) Guy was also asking $13,500 which I knew was a rip off considering the price & condition. However, a week later I came across this 325xi that was newly listed for $10,000 with only 60,000 miles, 1 owner, clean carfax, etc. Car was vigorously maintained at a local BMW dealership with a full list of repairs, also found out that the water pump was indeed replaced which was a huge plus for me . Only thing the car needed was a few bulbs which were easy to replace, AC had to be recharged, and the pixels on the radio display were gone (common problem). Ultimately I pulled the trigger on it, and im glad I did.

I don't have much HUGE plans for the car in terms of power gains and all, but rather more for aesthetics. In the year of ownership so far I've replaced a few things here and there, but really haven't done anything major yet which I plan to do in the future. I will post pictures and write ups of the modifications done below

Current Mods:
-LED license plate lights
-Plasti-dip black grill
-Chrome exhaust tips
-BMW Style 159 wheels off of a 335xi
-BMW Performance Shift Knob (still waiting on shipping )

Future Mods:
-Euro headlight switch
-Aluminum pedals
-LCI Halogen headlights w/ LUX AE's
-Blackline Taillights
-Gloss Black kidney grills
-BMW Style 162, 270, or 313 (undecided)
-BMW Performance Exhaust or Eisenmann Sport (also undecided)
-E90 M sport steering wheel or E89 Z4 steering wheel
-Lowering Springs(?)


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Current pictures of the car:



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      12-30-2016, 02:47 AM   #2
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Check out the NA section. First thing you should do is a 330i manifold swap and a BPC tune.
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Check out the NA section. First thing you should do is a 330i manifold swap and a BPC tune.
Nope. First thing should be tint, followed by wheels.

But congrats!
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uhh oh, the old power vs looks first ^^^^ lol
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Nope. First thing should be tint, followed by wheels.

But congrats!
Lol, okay. I did tint first.
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