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      04-19-2014, 09:47 PM   #1
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Just Another E90 328i // Updated July 11th




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  • Interior:
  • Carbon Fiber Fabric Wrapped Interior
  • Carbon Fiber E-Brake Handle
  • Turner Motorsports Pedal Set
  • Junction Produce Neck Pads
  • LED Interior Light Set

    Exterior:
  • Debadged
  • Ebay CSL CF Rep Wing
  • Black Kidney Grills
  • Clear Side Reflectors

    Performance:
  • AFE Dynamic Air Scoops
  • AFE Stage 2 Wet Intake

    Brakes:
  • Stoptech Slotted Rotors
  • Stoptech Brake Pads
  • Stoptech Brake Lines

    Suspension:
  • Megan Eurostreet Coilovers

    Wheels & Tires:
  • Forgestar F14 SDC Squared 18x9.5 ET21
  • Dunlop Direzza's Squared 235/40/18
  • 75mm Stud Conversion
  • Purple Muteki Super Tuner 48mm Lug Nuts

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  • Digital Speedo
  • Corner light delete
  • Euro Hazards
Future Plans:
  • M3 Sideskirts
  • Roof Spoiler
  • M-Tech Front Bumper
  • M-Tech Rear Bumper
  • ECS Vent Gauge
  • ARKYM Aerorace Trunk (Painted)
  • Carbon Fiber Hood (Painted)
  • Strut Bars
  • Roll Fenders
  • BMS Powerbox
  • Borla Exhaust
  • Camber Plates (Front and Back)
  • 245/40/18 Tires
I bought the car stock from the dealership right off a lease and it had about 50,000 miles on the odometer. It wasn't what I wanted originally, (was looking more JDM) but after state taxes were added, it was still cheaper than most of the other cars I looked at, so I said fuck it and went for it. It's been in one accident so far (nailed a deer doing about 50MPH). Warranty is expired so if you see me bitch about maintenance costs, that's why.

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Damn that sucks. I hate that paranoid feeling. Hopefully things pick up for you.
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I'm just like you paranoid feeling. I paid mine off now and I'm hoping to get me a Ford Raptor.
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Damn that sucks. I hate that paranoid feeling. Hopefully things pick up for you.
Thanks, mate.

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I'm just like you paranoid feeling. I paid mine off now and I'm hoping to get me a Ford Raptor.
Glad I'm not the only one haha
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Cleaaaaan.

Body bruising is all good, haha. Battle scars.
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tough luck man hope things work properly for long time to come.. i wanna go on the record for saying that the n55 is reliable enough for the most part lol
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      04-20-2014, 04:01 PM   #7
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I have the N52 lol Wish I had the N55.

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Are you fucking serious?

The fuck is up with my luck lately.
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These cars can be a nightmare sometimes, best of luck getting her going again.
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      04-20-2014, 05:28 PM   #9
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Finally got that piece of shit off. I can't get the other wheels off though because they're torqued on too much.

Also.

Anyone know of some awesome 18x10s? I want to get some good solid fitment going early next year since I'm too broke to do it now. Wanna get some goals in mind.
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I'm guessing whoever put your wheels didn't use a wrench but a high torque impact drill, go back to them and slowly have them take the bolts off and hand torque them.

Good luck bud
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Dude, I had a bout of bad luck with my WRX.

Within two weeks:
-Dad's girlfriend backed into my car
-Got side swiped
-Rock shattered windshield
-Started misfiring
-Almost got hit by a woman just about every day (not generalizing women btw)
-One was coming the opposite way, and tried to floor it to make a turn right in front of me, and ended up flooring it directly into a wall.

I started getting all paranoid and sketched out, so I immediately sold the car. And now here I am with a 335
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Well, it can only get better..
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Dude, I had a bout of bad luck with my WRX.

Within two weeks:
-Dad's girlfriend backed into my car
-Got side swiped
-Rock shattered windshield
-Started misfiring
-Almost got hit by a woman just about every day (not generalizing women btw)
-One was coming the opposite way, and tried to floor it to make a turn right in front of me, and ended up flooring it directly into a wall.

I started getting all paranoid and sketched out, so I immediately sold the car. And now here I am with a 335
Damn dude, that's nuts!

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Well, it can only get better..
Hopefully it does!
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@angryshortbloke you said your VANOS retaining bolt snapped off? Are you aware that there's a recall out for that problem right now on 2010 - 2012 BMWs (all models that have an inline 6). Includes E90 LCI - a warranty issue, might be able to get reimbursement from BMW.
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@angryshortbloke you said your VANOS retaining bolt snapped off? Are you aware that there's a recall out for that problem right now on 2010 - 2012 BMWs (all models that have an inline 6). Includes E90 LCI - a warranty issue, might be able to get reimbursement from BMW.
The recall seems to be for N55 only? My car is N52.
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The recall seems to be for N55 only? My car is N52.
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@angryshortbloke you said your VANOS retaining bolt snapped off? Are you aware that there's a recall out for that problem right now on 2010 - 2012 BMWs (all models that have an inline 6). Includes E90 LCI - a warranty issue, might be able to get reimbursement from BMW.
Yeah, I brought it up but they said the recall wasn't in their system yet. Regardless, I only had to pay the deductible for the CPO Warranty, so I'm not really putting out much.
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No update really yet. It's sitting in the shop at the moment, to get an oil change, a possible ignition coil change, and a possible brake change.

Looking at getting the 1M bumper from LTMW when I get back stateside. Gonna be getting new wheels and tires too, possible Avante Garde wheels, I haven't decided.

Got a custom made rear diffuser coming in soon, and Im probably gonna order a roof spoiler when I get paid.

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nice story and seems like even though you are having some issues, still enjoying the car. it does look kinda funny with 16s and that low.
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nice story and seems like even though you are having some issues, still enjoying the car. it does look kinda funny with 16s and that low.
Haha yeah, I think I'm gonna rock some 18x9.5's all around if I can find some good ones. 19's rub too much.
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Haha yeah, I think I'm gonna rock some 18x9.5's all around if I can find some good ones. 19's rub too much.
9.5 seems ballsy. Ive seen 9s up front with 245s i believe without issue. 9.5 will require some stretched tires i believe. I like how the LCI looks low in all stock form though (minus that spoiler, no offense, looks terrible)!
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