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      04-21-2011, 02:51 PM   #1
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Drives: 2008 Montego Blue 328i E93
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Modagascar

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Project "Sapphire" - Updated 12-21-14

UPDATE 6-20-15: I shut down the Website that was hosting my pictures, you get those annoying logos. I am trying the reconstruct the photo part of the thread by directly downloading them to E90Post. May take a while, tho. Sorry.

***5-11-15 Update - Vibrant Resonator Added to PE (Page 6, Post 113)***

***4-26-15 Update - Project Performance Underway - Part Deux (Page 6, Post 112)***

***3-22-15 Update - Project Performance Underway (Page 5, Post 109)***

***1-8-15 Update - Project Sound Upgrade (Page 5, Post 106)***

***12-21-14 Update - Custom Sub Installed (Page 5, Post 101)***

***12-6-14 Update - iPad mini and Airplay Installed (Page 5, Post 91)***

***11-14-Update - Spare Tire Setup (Page 5, Post 90)***

***11-12-14 Update - Square setup with rear spacers (Page 4, Post 87) ***

***3-19-14 Update - Performance-style trunk spoiler added (Page 4, Post 77)***

***9-25-11 Update - New Rims: 19" Alufelgen CS7s (Page 3, Post 55)***

***8-25-11 Update - M Sport Steering wheel, matching Ebrake handle, and shifter (Page 3, Post 53)***

***8-20-11 Update - M3 Carbon Leather Added (Page 3, Post 47)***

***6-28-11 Update - Interior Project (Page 1, Post #2)***

***5-11-11 Update - Interior Project Teaser #2 (Page 2, Post 35)***

***5-9-11 Update - Blacked-out Window trim (Page 2, Post 26)***

***5-6-11 Update - SPP Front Lowering Perches Installed (Page 2, Post 25) ***

***4-30-11 Update - Interior Project Teaser (Page 1, Post #20)***

***4-24-11 Update - M3-style Lip Spoiler Added (in Original Post)***

(All photos taken with iPhone 4s and 5s)

Finally...bought her two months ago ('08 with only 5k miles, CPO'd) after planning the mods for my first E9X for over three years. Just didn't plan on taking a step sideways and getting a convertible. The deal was waaay too good to pass on. Now the question is "Why didn't I want one of these incredible cars all along???" I'll never be without a convertible again.

Here was the introductory thread:

Now...for the mods thus far:

* M aluminum foot rest
* Stainless steel pedal set
* Black floor mats
* Windblocker (An absolute must!)

* Aero front lip (Just put it on myself 4 hours ago)

Coming soon-
* Eibach Prokit and Koni FSD dampers
* New rims ('s a secret!)
* Tint (Just a little)
* Blacked-out window trim
* Rear spoiler (One of the three I've ordered.)
* MAJOR interior project (Yes, beige in nice, but...)

Coming later-
* Msport rear bumper with iS diffusor
* Quad exhaust

And...after that-
* Msport front bumper with Arkym lip (Ta da...The dream car. )

But first.........

Sapphire gets collagen...

BIG thanks to Evan at Tischer BMW. I ordered it pre-painted from him and I have to say the work is absolutely flawless. The paint match is dead-on and there is not the slightest blemish in the finish. For $544 painted and shipped across the country, I could not be happier. If you haven't worked with Evan then you haven't experienced the best there is! You da' man, Evan!

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Take a look at this interior. It's the last time you'll see it.

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**M3-style Rear Spoiler Added***

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2008 Montego 328i / 3.0 manifold / AA / Eurobox / PE / Alufelgen CS7 / Macht Schnell / Michelin PSS / XPel
"O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires." (Isaiah 54:11)

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