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      07-10-2008, 01:31 AM   #265
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And you gotta be doing very well to own a car like this, props my friend! Tastefully done too!
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Okey, this car is pure gold! Gongrats mate for all your choises you have done!
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wow amazing stuff ken, what size are the gauges, 52mm? they don't show this particular holder on their website...where'd u find it?
Yep, they are 52mm Defi's. Website:

http://www.nippon-seiki.co.jp/defish...rg/rg_top.html
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      07-11-2008, 05:40 PM   #266
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did you have to also buy the defi-link module just for the 2 gauges?
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      07-11-2008, 05:57 PM   #267
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That's a nice gauge pod. Do you happen to have a part number for it? Is it E90/2 specific?
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      07-11-2008, 05:58 PM   #268
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      07-11-2008, 06:23 PM   #269
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i wanna see better shots of the guages in a driver's point of view. i'm guessing you set it up so that you'd be able to see the stuff behind the guages...
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      07-14-2008, 04:11 AM   #270
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did you have to also buy the defi-link module just for the 2 gauges?
No central module / controller needed. The new gauges tap direct to the respective sensors.

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That's a nice gauge pod. Do you happen to have a part number for it? Is it E90/2 specific?
It is E90 specific, but I believe I am the first to try it on the E92......

www.bimmerworld.com

Look under "Gauges"

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i wanna see better shots of the guages in a driver's point of view. i'm guessing you set it up so that you'd be able to see the stuff behind the guages...
Yep. 0-60 on the speedo is blocked, but else, that's pretty much it.....
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      07-14-2008, 08:20 AM   #271
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I'm liking the gauge setup!

Question about the gauge pod: Did you paint it the gloss black or did it come that way? According to the website, it mentions stock finish and texture for a match.
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      07-14-2008, 09:30 AM   #272
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Your explaining and English are better than most Americans on here.
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      07-15-2008, 01:16 AM   #273
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I flew into Sing from Tokyo and they make you fill out a form stating under penalty of death that you are not smuggling drugs in.. Remember, spit gum on the sidewalk and you get a whipping.. Sing is beautiful for a reason, peeps.. And you gotta be doing very well to own a car like this, props my friend! Tastefully done too!



SIngapore is a very strict country.dont ever play around or fool around overthere.
as I remember, there is one american student before got canned by the goverment doing vandalism..correct me if Im wrong k.

even Previous president Bill clinton called the SIngapore PM and yet they have declined the offer ..

spitting,eating chewing gum,or smoking inside the MRT..guess what?make sure you have cash on your wallet! huahuha

overall Singapore is the cleaniest S E asian country's and safiest as well.

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I'm liking the gauge setup!

Question about the gauge pod: Did you paint it the gloss black or did it come that way? According to the website, it mentions stock finish and texture for a match.
+1, it looks gloss black, did it come that way? it looks awsome
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      07-15-2008, 07:56 PM   #275
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also, which one of these is the one you purchase?

E90; Standard Gauges (52mm) $124.99
E90; Universal Mount (52-60mm) $129.99
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      07-15-2008, 08:31 PM   #276
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do your thing man!!!! looks good and great choice.
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      07-16-2008, 09:39 AM   #277
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Question about the gauge pod: Did you paint it the gloss black or did it come that way? According to the website, it mentions stock finish and texture for a match.
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+1, it looks gloss black, did it come that way? it looks awsome
It came matt black, but I painted it gloss black to match my CF trims.

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also, which one of these is the one you purchase?
E90; Standard Gauges (52mm) $124.99
E90; Universal Mount (52-60mm) $129.99
I chose the Standard version (52mm), knowing that

(1) The Defi Racer Gauges comes in 52mm
(2) gauges any bigger than 52mm will probably not work with the pod holder - they will block the speedometer and the tachometer

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SIngapore is a very strict country.dont ever play around or fool around overthere........ Singapore Here I COME!
It is quite an irony that my understanding of Singapore's socio-political and economic structures started when I was studying political syllogism in Toronto (where I spent 5 years in academia). It was also during that period when I witnessed the Michael Fay saga, the Christopher Lingle incident, the lawsuit against Far East Economic Review and International Herald Tribune, from a "foreigner's" point of view.

While I am a full-fledged Singaporean, there are certain stubborn political idiosyncracies inherited in the political system when we broke away from Malaysia in 1965. In short, the system is deemed to be authoritatively democratic in the legal framework, illiberally democratic in the economic sense and socially democratic in the socio-political sense. The government exerts huge control over many aspects of our lives, including media, education and housing. But all these have been fine-tuned over the years with a younger batch of politicians holding the fort.

What was sacrificed? The freedom of press and speech. Perhaps some say human rights.

What is the fruit? Socio-equality (our income gap between the rich and the poor is way smaller than HongKong's) and stability. Peace. Low crime rates. So while Amnesty International criticised Singapore for having the highest execution rate per capita in the world, I can walk or drive alone all over Singapore in the wee hours of the night without fear. Crime rate is kept to a minimal by the tough laws. Guns and drugs carry the death penalty. Sex criminals are whipped. With these we all know which crimes hit virtually zero statistics.

It was indeed a strange experience after I returned to Singapore after those Canuck years, but I have since accustomed myself to it.

Mig28 - come visit me when you are in town, ya?

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Thanks, dude. Waiting for the V35 bonnet.......
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It came matt black, but I painted it gloss black to match my CF trims.


I chose the Standard version (52mm), knowing that

(1) The Defi Racer Gauges comes in 52mm
(2) gauges any bigger than 52mm will probably not work with the pod holder - they will block the speedometer and the tachometer


It is quite an irony that my understanding of Singapore's socio-political and economic structures started when I was studying political syllogism in Toronto (where I spent 5 years in academia). It was also during that period when I witnessed the Michael Fay saga, the Christopher Lingle incident, the lawsuit against Far East Economic Review and International Herald Tribune, from a "foreigner's" point of view.

While I am a full-fledged Singaporean, there are certain stubborn political idiosyncracies inherited in the political system when we broke away from Malaysia in 1965. In short, the system is deemed to be authoritatively democratic in the legal framework, illiberally democratic in the economic sense and socially democratic in the socio-political sense. The government exerts huge control over many aspects of our lives, including media, education and housing. But all these have been fine-tuned over the years with a younger batch of politicians holding the fort.

What was sacrificed? The freedom of press and speech. Perhaps some say human rights.

What is the fruit? Socio-equality (our income gap between the rich and the poor is way smaller than HongKong's) and stability. Peace. Low crime rates. So while Amnesty International criticised Singapore for having the highest execution rate per capita in the world, I can walk or drive alone all over Singapore in the wee hours of the night without fear. Crime rate is kept to a minimal by the tough laws. Guns and drugs carry the death penalty. Sex criminals are whipped. With these we all know which crimes hit virtually zero statistics.

It was indeed a strange experience after I returned to Singapore after those Canuck years, but I have since accustomed myself to it.

Mig28 - come visit me when you are in town, ya?


Thanks, dude. Waiting for the V35 bonnet.......
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It came matt black, but I painted it gloss black to match my CF trims.


I chose the Standard version (52mm), knowing that

(1) The Defi Racer Gauges comes in 52mm
(2) gauges any bigger than 52mm will probably not work with the pod holder - they will block the speedometer and the tachometer
Good info, thanks!
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      07-17-2008, 08:56 AM   #280
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i might have to do that pod install. very clean!
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      07-19-2008, 10:55 PM   #281
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is there a shop around singapore to pick up parts?
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      07-28-2008, 08:24 PM   #282
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where did you purchase the gauges?
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      08-28-2008, 04:58 AM   #283
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is there a shop around singapore to pick up parts?
Plenty. Gimme a shout when you are back.

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where did you purchase the gauges?
One local shop here in Singapore. Plenty of shops carry these Defi gauges.

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      08-28-2008, 01:01 PM   #284
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Simi forum mah wu mod diary ar?
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damn your is one of the cleanest SG i ever seen on this site!!
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If I had to pick one car out of whole E92 335i, this would be my first pick... I like how some othermembers did some widebody and all but this is just soooo classic and yet sic...k
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