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      05-31-2013, 02:49 PM   #1
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My E93 Project - Finally!

Hey guys,

So finally after purchasing my car 10 months ago, I managed to get it where I wanted. I had many headaches along the way and to be honest I was at point where I wanted to just sell the car as every time I tried to fix one issue, another one would come up!

When I got the car it did not look like what it looks now, I wasn't satisfied with the look of it and the mod bug bit me hard!

First thing I did was replace the wheels. It came with 17" and the car looked really strange with them. After 2 sets of wheels, I finally decided to go with 19"s (something I promised I was not going to do!), but surprisingly the ride is actually much better now from the previous 18"s I had on.

After wheels, I had the interior replaced too with a red leather set I got off eBay for a steal, £650. Friend of mine helped me fit it, took us a few hours to do.

A few months ago, I purchased a front bumper add-on + skirts from member westside90 and had them fitted by a body shop known by a friend. The fitting was ok, but the paint job was not good at all.
I also had an M3 bumper + Rear arches added.

To be honest, I really wasn't happy with the colour, black is so hard to keep clean! So I went to Mesh at Surrey Projects for a complete wrap in white. And what an amazon job they did!!

So full list of mods include:


Exterior Vinyl Wrap + Interior Trims by Mesh @ Surrey Projects
Front Lowering (by Mesh)
CIC Retrofit (by Don)
Red Leather Interior
LCI Tail Lights (by me and makkan for the coding)
Heated Seats (makkan)s
Rear Spoiler (by Teddy)
Angel Eyes (Teddy)
AC Schnitzer Front Bumper Addon + Side Skirts (Reps)
M3 Rear Bumper (Original)
M3 Rear Arches (AJ @ URC Refined in Park Royal)
Quad Exhaust
19" Dotz Alloy Wheels

So here are some pics I took with my iPhone to show off the final work (well not really final, next step will be audio!) Hope you guys like it!

What is was:





And now what it is...




























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      05-31-2013, 03:03 PM   #2
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Great looking car. Love the red interior
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      05-31-2013, 03:28 PM   #3
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Gorgeous man!!! Congrats on getting the wife on your side .... somewhat!
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      05-31-2013, 03:39 PM   #4
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Your bank must be in tears. Job well done mate!
That is what I call a make over.
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      05-31-2013, 03:53 PM   #5
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Its hard to believed how you bought it and what it is now!

Brilliant mods.

I guess you need some spacers both at front and at back.

It looks stunning!
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      05-31-2013, 04:26 PM   #6
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If u just sort out the stance buddy, this looks amazing! Great set of mods! How much did your CIC set you back?
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      05-31-2013, 04:48 PM   #7
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Dude!!! That looks awesome!!! Makes me want to wrap mine in white too. Did you wrap the chrome lines too or pastidip it? I can't stand the chrome. The red looks interior looks awesome too.
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      06-01-2013, 01:25 AM   #8
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Great looking car. Love the red interior
Thanks mate!

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Gorgeous man!!! Congrats on getting the wife on your side .... somewhat!
Thanks

Haha, yea she has already declared prohibition lol



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Your bank must be in tears. Job well done mate!
That is what I call a make over.

Thanks man! bank account has now been closed!

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Its hard to believed how you bought it and what it is now!

Brilliant mods.

I guess you need some spacers both at front and at back.

It looks stunning!
Thanks makkan! And yea, I didn't think about spacers on the front, what would you say, 5mm?



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If u just sort out the stance buddy, this looks amazing! Great set of mods! How much did your CIC set you back?
Thanks for the compliments AWBimmer!

CIC Set was £650 + delivery and installation was £375

When you say instance, you mean the rear wheels? I am running 275/30, with 12mm I had rubbing, maybe 10mm?
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11/10!!!
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Great transformation mate, looks a very clean car.
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Well done mate it really looks good.
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Wow!

That's abit of a change.

Looks fantastic, good work!
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11/10!!!
Thanks Mate!

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Great transformation mate, looks a very clean car.
Really Appreciated!

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Well done mate it really looks good.
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That's abit of a change.

Looks fantastic, good work!

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Dude!!! That looks awesome!!! Makes me want to wrap mine in white too. Did you wrap the chrome lines too or pastidip it? I can't stand the chrome. The red looks interior looks awesome too.

Yea the chrome lines were all wrapped too in black
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what a transformation! nice one mate love the mods!

the m3 lip spoiler i reckon would look good in black...goes with your roof and grills!
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Yea the chrome lines were all wrapped too in black
Very nice, trying to Reply to your PM, can you clear your inbox?

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what a transformation! nice one mate love the mods!

the m3 lip spoiler i reckon would look good in black...goes with your roof and grills!
Thanks Man!

Yea I did tell Mesh and his partner about it.....but I think they didnt like it!

I will keep that in mind and maybe will do it in the future!!!
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Very nice, trying to Reply to your PM, can you clear your inbox?

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sorry mate, just did, try again!
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Big Transformation! Clean looking car, we should meet up as we're local.
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Mate the car looks great! Surrey Projects did a nice looking job of the wrap!!!

I like all the mods! The front lip is certainly different and i think I really like it! ...but I am nt 100% on the side skirts... Nt sure if they flow well...but I definitely want to see this in person! I am sure it looks different.

Props to do something different mate!
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