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Old 05-27-2012, 08:54 AM
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I decided to make a garage thread for my mini to show all my random pictures i take and to show whatever mods I make and repairs i end up doing as I do them.

2005 R53
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MB (?) wheels that were on it when I bought it. I dunno, never heard of them and they are leaving soon.
everything else is stock right now and if it wasn't almost 1 am i'd list all the plans I have...

Pics i took today

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IMG_3583 by rallyfox, on Flickr
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Supercharger out for service
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I just like this picture
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Old 05-27-2012, 03:06 PM
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Looks good man. What're the plans for this beast?
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Old 05-29-2012, 07:50 PM
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the plans are:

Wheels, looking at OZ Superturismo’s
+stud conversion and wheel spacers
15% pulley + plugs, ign, wires, tensioner stop
Switch out all the bushings to polly
Exhaust- not sure yet, something loud
Strut brace, probably get the M7
Shocks-maybe coilovers
Camber plates, might get the IE fixed, not sure yet
Hood scoop, mirror caps, aero kit, wing
New stripes
New seats (wife wants heated, lol)
Silicone hoses for the engine (i like to make things pretty)
Shifter knob (don’t like the stocker)
Ipod adapter
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:55 PM
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Wow! That's quite the list. Better get started!
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:26 PM
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I'm only waiting on 2 things.

time & money...
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Welcome!
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Old 06-01-2012, 04:27 AM
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welcome! ENJOY! its only just begun!
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:05 AM
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I know it's not exciting but, 120k miles and lifetime oil in the trans....lifetime my ass. In with the Royal Purple, and she shifts sooooo much smoother now.

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Old 06-21-2012, 06:13 AM
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separated at birth???


I use to run that exact same setup before I got my aero bumper. lol how funny!


To make matters worse I have about 90% of the things you want already done to my car lol.

lol Welcome
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Old 06-21-2012, 04:10 PM
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you want new stripes? what's wrong with the stripes on it now?
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:51 PM
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@ Kris And we're both named CHRIS!!!

ummm, not a huge fan of the stripes, I have an idea for some different stripes that will go nose to tail. Plus they are starting to peel in the corner, and anything like that eats away at my obsessive compulsiveness.

Anyways, new aero grill has been ordered and will be getting picked up Saturday and installed. Current one is cracked
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:20 PM
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ahhhhhhh witch craft!!!!!!!

m3 stripe ftw or just stripe em now. it takes a while to get use to, but I kinda like the stripless effect.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:43 PM
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Nice man, I'd like to see the full body stripe!
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:53 AM
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if I can find the picture I'm working on I'll post it
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:18 AM
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So while replacing my cracked aero grill i noticed my hood scoop was loose. Went to tighten it down and the screw was just spinning. When i went to take it off I noticed that the carbon fiber scoop wasn't really a carbon fiber scoop at all but one of those cheapy covers AND all the mounting screws had been broken off and glued back on. I'm like WTF kind of lazy ass does this shit. So now I'm looking for a new scoop.

Decided to also have a crack at those fake CF mirror covers as well. I was thinking I'll take them off, clean up the actual real cap and paint it black to match the arm. When i took the mirror off guess what, all the tabs where broken on both covers and they were also glued on. Right now I'd like to find the dick that did this and ring their neck.

If anyone knows a good deal for parts I'm listening.
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