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      11-28-2012, 04:20 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by ilikebmxbikes
Originally Posted by DRedman45 View Post
a little devils advocate...It looks fantastic, but wouldn't it have been more cost effective to buy a 1m...cause now you just have a wide 135i with a weaker motor and missing all the other nice drivetrain/interior stuff that comes with the m...and probably similar cost
OP's car was in an accident and much of his conversion was mitigated by his insurance company.

I am in the process of converting my car and can honestly say it is not cheaper for me to part out, sell my car and hunt down a 1M.
Cool makes more sense that way

But as far as your project it is a much different situation than a brand new car that is a 40k start
2007 //M Coupe. BSM. Fabspeed headers. Catless. BMS x-pipe. Strömung cans. evolve tune. Eventuri intake. Airrex air suspension with autopilot v2 management.

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