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AlpWhitE46 08-01-2013 09:35 PM

My Z4 3.0
 
Swapped the wheels that were on the E46 with the Z4 ones... Looks great IMO

http://s21.postimg.org/53gkce8mf/photo_2.jpg

And here is the Z - Its a 2003 with 93000 KM
Mods so far:
-Wind screen
-Shift Knob
-Sound generator mod
-Rims
-Have a stubby antenna but have yet to succeed at taking this one off
-Polished the hell out of the lights!
-Also need my front bumper re-done

http://s12.postimg.org/9o5tvwpcd/IMG_1613.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/r6jvkfryl/IMG_1614.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/xyaanagy5/IMG_1616.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/f3ejwvgwd/IMG_1617.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/4s2747p71/IMG_1619.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/yf03ngu31/IMG_1620.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/ifcuq68nh/IMG_1622.jpg

AlpWhitE46 08-01-2013 09:37 PM

http://s12.postimg.org/agd38uix9/IMG_1623.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/p8ht06oul/IMG_1624.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/l0n0rfnf1/IMG_1625.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/x3scezyh9/IMG_1626.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/j2gctfux9/IMG_1627.jpg
These last 4 are just me playing with the camera... they came out neat
http://s12.postimg.org/dd0494or1/IMG_1630.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/ej447xd1p/IMG_1631.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/5bgxoccb1/IMG_1633.jpg

http://s12.postimg.org/jghot1f0t/IMG_1640.jpg

jrsmitchell 08-01-2013 10:37 PM

The Z looks awesome! Actually both cars look pretty good. :) Dare I ask what a "Sound generator mod" is?

AlpWhitE46 08-01-2013 11:40 PM

Thanks! got some goodies for it coming up!

This is a shot of inside the engine
http://static.bmwfans.info/images/epc/MTUxMjQ5X3A=.png

The 3.0 only came with this idea... that from the intake, it feeds the sound into the firewall and through to the passenger sides foot area so that you hear the sound in the cabin.

In tube 9 in the picture, there is a foam you can remove so you can hear the sound louder.
I removed that, and then in #6 on the picture there is a very large foam which i didn't remove... But thats for extra loud noise in the cabin lol.

Basically after 3000 rpm, it kicks in quite loudly...

heres an example
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d9KqoxetNg



Here is another of them 2 side by side before the swap

http://s11.postimg.org/gtfxw94ar/photo.jpg

AlpWhitE46 08-08-2013 10:30 PM

Just ordered some goodies, excited for the arrival

Deep 3.2TL 08-09-2013 10:20 AM

06-08 3.0SI's have them too - I want to remove the foam in mine, but when I looked at the engine, I got all flustered - LOL... I'm mechanically inclined, just not with engines... how hard was it for you to remove?

jrsmitchell 08-09-2013 12:05 PM

I missed the reply before, but thanks for the detailed explanation of the mod. Very interesting... :)

AlpWhitE46 08-09-2013 07:46 PM

Probably took 5 minutes.. its actually very easy!

snap a picture of your bay
(more importantly the area that is close to your driver side)

AlpWhitE46 08-16-2013 06:43 PM

Spacers are on!

Here is a before & after pic (in the after pic the car was not driven yet so suspension has not settled)

http://s24.postimg.org/u4sezpyzp/photo_1.jpg

http://s24.postimg.org/5o5784rxh/photo_2.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/n2gacucg9/IMG_1643.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/xudurxrwp/IMG_1644.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/5y3knwtxl/IMG_1645.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/ci6cu97yh/IMG_1646.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/cna43xf9l/IMG_1648.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/yve3h28w9/IMG_1649.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/hfjxfd9xl/IMG_1651.jpg

http://s2.postimg.org/a4of38tjd/IMG_1652.jpg

Deep 3.2TL 08-17-2013 12:38 AM

You're gonna hate putting her away in a couple of months, like I did my first year. At least you got her relatively early. I got mine I'm October!

ZetchE46 08-17-2013 12:47 AM

Cars look very nice! well done.

AlpWhitE46 08-18-2013 02:06 PM

haha i know, but i'm not gonna full put her away. Going to drive it on days where its decent, no snow / salt!

AlpWhitE46 08-23-2013 05:45 PM

Goodies!

http://s21.postimg.org/3sn0b3i9z/photo.jpg

just mounted the grills, was a 2 min job

before
http://s8.postimg.org/xqcvn7v39/photo_1_1.jpg
after
http://s8.postimg.org/5erbq6b6t/photo_3_1.jpg
http://s8.postimg.org/kbzsr6of9/photo_2_1.jpg

AlpWhitE46 08-23-2013 07:40 PM

Licnese plate lights in.. sorry no before after as mine were burn out but everyone knows the typical shitty yellow bulbs.

http://s23.postimg.org/lo5tf42uz/photo_1r.jpg

http://s23.postimg.org/pj97hom0r/photo_2.jpg

Deep 3.2TL 08-24-2013 09:03 AM

What's lights did you get there?


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