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      03-15-2018, 01:22 PM   #67
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Your car is looking slick. Iv done something very similar. Was thinking of getting the exhaust done but after seeing yours, I'm defo doing it now!!
Very nice, looks like we're almost twins! Exhaust is definitely worth it
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      03-15-2018, 02:22 PM   #68
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I'm glad I seen it first. I was a bit apprehensive about getting it done, thought it might have been a bit too much but them blue tips
Have you looked into doing the brakes? I see there's a cool looking M Performance brakes upgrade with red calipers. Front looks lovely but the rear are punny looking. I know they don't do much but could have still put a bit of effort in....
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I'm glad I seen it first. I was a bit apprehensive about getting it done, thought it might have been a bit too much but them blue tips
Have you looked into doing the brakes? I see there's a cool looking M Performance brakes upgrade with red calipers. Front looks lovely but the rear are punny looking. I know they don't do much but could have still put a bit of effort in....
I was supposed to get the blue M performance brakes, but my salesperson forgot to add it to the build sheet.
Partially my fault as I missed it when i double checked the order...
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      03-15-2018, 02:31 PM   #70
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Ah that's pants! They're standard issue in our market. What you gonna do? Think you'll upgrade?
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      03-15-2018, 04:37 PM   #71
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Ah that's pants! They're standard issue in our market. What you gonna do? Think you'll upgrade?
I'll probably just leave it. If you add it as an option its only $600
But buying it separately is $3,000+... no thanks
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      03-15-2018, 06:22 PM   #72
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Yea 3k is ridiculous. I think there are cheaper alternatives, at least with the F10 there was. I'm looking into it. Will update you if I find any options!
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      03-15-2018, 07:26 PM   #73
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Yea 3k is ridiculous. I think there are cheaper alternatives, at least with the F10 there was. I'm looking into it. Will update you if I find any options!
Yeah let me know what you find.
Maybe I'll just paint or vinyl wrap my calipers, at least the front is a solid 1 pc monoblock caliper
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      03-26-2018, 10:58 PM   #74
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Also picked up some carbon fiber sideskirts from RW Carbon
Perfect fit and finish!

Just to confirm: this is H&R springs only, with OEM shock absorbers?

I have the same rims and wanna know what the car looks like with H&R springs. Thanks
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      03-27-2018, 02:48 PM   #75
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Just to confirm: this is H&R springs only, with OEM shock absorbers?

I have the same rims and wanna know what the car looks like with H&R springs. Thanks
Thats correct, but since this is the e-drive the rear might be a bit lower due to the batteries in the trunk
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      03-29-2018, 04:48 PM   #76
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Installed some carbon fiber mirror covers with the M5 fins. Really liking the look so far. Gives it a bit more of a sporty look
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Installed some carbon fiber mirror covers with the M5 fins. Really liking the look so far. Gives it a bit more of a sporty look
Please PM me where you ordered those Carbon Mirror covers with the fins

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      03-29-2018, 05:11 PM   #78
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Please PM me where you ordered those Carbon Mirror covers with the fins

THANKS !
You can contact Matt @ RW Carbon!
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You can contact Matt @ RW Carbon!
Awesome.. thanks !
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Are those the 530e specific grilles?
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Are those the 530e specific grilles?
Nope those are the black M performance grills
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Installed a carbon 3D lip on the front and carbon fog light surrounds from RW Carbon for Bimmerfest
Gave the front a much more aggressive look I was going for!
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Hey man, great build.

One question about the springs - is any practicality sacrificed? Are curbs / underground parking ramps an issue?

Considering lowering mine as well, but its my daily kid hauler, so Im on the fence.
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Hey man, great build.

One question about the springs - is any practicality sacrificed? Are curbs / underground parking ramps an issue?

Considering lowering mine as well, but it’s my daily kid hauler, so I’m on the fence.
The springs only gave my car a mild drop. So I don't have any issues scraping. Clears parking blocks as well esp if you don't have a lip. Ride is a bit tougher though
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How did you get the 530e badge on the back in gloss black? Looks great!
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How did you get the 530e badge on the back in gloss black? Looks great!
I just used plastidip. Quick, easy and removable! Its matte but I put some detailer on it and it made it a bit glossier

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Installed the BMS intake last night. Goes well with the blue badging on the intake cover. Was hoping a loud blowoff/bypass valve sound like on my 435 but it really wasn't a huge difference. A little bit more turbo spool and the tiniest baby chirp from the bypass valve. Sounds like a bird chirp. Seems like a mild gain in performance but I got it mostly for the noise.
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