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      09-07-2013, 07:52 PM   #1
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Red face Amini77 Build | 2 Year Anniversary

I've always wanted to start a build thread so when better now! It's finally 2 years with my E90!!! I'm making this thread as kind of a build thread to show how far my E90 has come. I hope you guys enjoy! I remember the first moment when I laid my eyes on this beaut :") It was September 7th 2011. I just got out of football practice and my dad calls me and tells me my sister is coming to pick me up. Moments later my sister arrives with my first car I had the biggest smile on my face. I hopped in and drove it home.




2 months later there was a windstorm across LA idk if any of you remember but it was the worst in Pasadena (we were living there at the time). So a huge branch fell on the tree and caved part of the roof of my E90 in. But it wasn't as bad as the rest of the city. All the trees hundreds of years olds falling on houses and my friends classic bronco got crushed. So what happened to me wasn't that bad it got fixed in like a month so I got it back November 2011.

Then I found E90post and the modding began. My first mod was Depo LED Blacklines then I got a resonator delete. I don't have pictures from when I got them but here's a bad picture of them last year around March.




Then we moved to Tarzana and I graduated so I got some extra cash.



Couple months later around June or July 2012 I got wheels. This was my first serious mod because I started making a little money. I also put on amber-gones on my headlights.




I think my paint was cleaner back then...I swear I think its those touchless carwashes (DC_Oldboy is right with that).

So this is when I realized I needed a drop. After repairs left and right (oil housing gasket, valve cover gasket, etc.) It wasn't until 7 months later around December 2012 I got a drop. I won a 50% discount off ST Coils from LTMW. I asked them if they can exchange it for KW's they said yes but it'll only be a 30% discount which I was still ok with obviously.





Then I started getting into photography so I shot my first photoshoot.




It didn't come out too good so I went online and starting learning how to take better pictures so here are the results in February 2013:





Couple months later I hit the track!





Then this IS350 went off roading in front of me and splashed rocky mud all over my car



Now the beginning of LCI conversion! I was getting way too sick of the Depo's.








Wanted to give big thanks to Legacy Auto Body for their spot-on paint job!

Soon after tragedy hit my e90 dislocated its knee.






A couple weeks later and $2,000 she was back up and running so I got her spacers!

Another big thanks to IKonic Auto Garage for their excellent service for everything I've brought my car in for.


Here's a shot with the front end lowered more with spacers on:



My most recent photoshoot from probably little less than a month ago:





So that's all here's my woman's, my E90's, and I 2 year anniversary



She said she didn't notice how far it came until I showed her this picture



Sadly, we're saying bye to big daddy of our BMW's this weekend. I'll miss it.




So that's all for now, more to come when I throw on some more mods. Next is either between an M-tech Rear or M-sport front.

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It's goooooone, lucky owners driving away with it.



10/22/2013

New M-Tech rear bumper installed coming up before the year ends - headlight housing/AE upgrade then an M3 front bumper. Also the x5 was replaced with a 535i. Man that thing is fast compared the the 3er.

Before/After below








11/9/13

Performance spoiler added!



12/4/13

M3 front bumper is on. Finally my front end is almost as aggressive as the rear




12/12/13

Some pics and exhaust clip before I do the 2ndary cat delete






Here's a (iphone) picture filling up with 100 octane. I was curious how it would feel. I had a quarter tank of 91 octane already in my tank, I decided to put just a gallon of 100 octane since its a crazy $10 (1:4 ration I heard its like 93 octane which is what I was aiming for). No difference, its not worth the extra $ but could be for turbo'ed cars. Although I did a lot better than I did last time against a 2013 Genisis Coupe 2.0t.



Screen shot of a video from the Paul Walker Memorial:



A couple guys have been asking me about my exhaust set-up past couple months so here's a video finally before I go in for a 2ndary cat delete:

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      09-07-2013, 08:03 PM   #2
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m sport front! i just got it and i love it, nice build btw
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great build so far man! what're you going for next? love the lci rear conversion ftmtw
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m sport front! i just got it and i love it, nice build btw
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great build so far man! what're you going for next? love the lci rear conversion ftmtw
Thanks guys!! I'm leaning towards the msport front bumper because the front end the least bit aggressive at the moment.
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It's easy to spend on mods when you don't have to pay for the car.
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LCI rear makes such a big difference!
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It's easy to spend on mods when you don't have to pay for the car.
Haha I was waiting for one of these comments I didn't know you spectate my life, brother.
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It's easy to spend on mods when you don't have to pay for the car.
Why you mad bro? You jelly!

OP car looks great, look forward to seeing whats next!
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LCI rear makes such a big difference!
Worth every penny
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Why you mad bro? You jelly!

OP car looks great, look forward to seeing whats next!
Hahah thanks, man! Means a lot
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well that was rude and you don't know the person. Why do you think he didn't pay? Do not assume anything when you do not know him.
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Hahaha yeah stay away from those places!

Looking good as always! I really enjoyed reading about your journey, it was great! Lol. I think I will make a build thread myself after I get my car fixed up haha.

BTW nice BMW family!
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Hahaha yeah stay away from those places!

Looking good as always! I really enjoyed reading about your journey, it was great! Lol. I think I will make a build thread myself after I get my car fixed up haha.

BTW nice BMW family!
No doubt about it lol sticking to washing it myself. Thanks a lot brother means a lot I think after selling the X5 we might adopt a Merc You should really make one, I know for a fact it'll be interesting. Can't wait to see it!
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A very nice ride, really like how you took the photography to another level. Love the shot with all the leaves.
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I know ur pain my water pump just went out today what a shitty day I'm having and I was suppose to go on the exotic car run so much for that
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A very nice ride, really like how you took the photography to another level. Love the shot with all the leaves.
Thanks a lot! Actually one of my favorites too lol

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I know ur pain my water pump just went out today what a shitty day I'm having and I was suppose to go on the exotic car run so much for that
Ahhh that really sucks! Whats even worse is I still have a laundry list of things to replace and repair full brake service coming up, diff service, trans service, etc.
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Always loved saphire graphite. Nice build! +1 on the msport front, would make a huge difference
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Always loved saphire graphite. Nice build! +1 on the msport front, would make a huge difference
Sparkling* graphite lol that X5 we have is actually Space Grey like yours. Awesome color in person.
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Sparkling* graphite lol that X5 we have is actually Space Grey like yours. Awesome color in person.
Yea space grey is nice but people always mistake it for silver... Haha I love the dark grey. I always thought it was saphire for some reason....
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Yea space grey is nice but people always mistake it for silver... Haha I love the dark grey. I always thought it was saphire for some reason....
Grey is an awesome color man that's all I gotta say lol
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Awesome post! love the rear end! I noticed all your BMW's are gray!
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What are the specs of your wheels and tires? I like the way they sit!
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