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      05-30-2010, 11:16 AM   #45
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Car looks amazing John! I'm looking into a 1'er for my wife as well.
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      05-30-2010, 01:24 PM   #46
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sick!! best Monaco Blue 1 ive seen...
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      05-30-2010, 02:17 PM   #47
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So John, did you swap out the headlights or vinyl out the orange?
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      05-31-2010, 08:33 AM   #48
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Hey John, love the thread. How do you like the 3d lip? Do you have to avoid speed bumps at all costs? I have H&R sport springs too, and am debating those lips as well.
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Car looks amazing John! I'm looking into a 1'er for my wife as well.
Thanks Lac! What are you moving onto next!?!
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Hey John, love the thread. How do you like the 3d lip? Do you have to avoid speed bumps at all costs? I have H&R sport springs too, and am debating those lips as well.
Have to drive slowly and carefully through dips. Other than that it's fine. I clear bra'ed the bottom just like GTRs but let me just say some of the clear bra is already scraped off after 2 weeks. You know they say if you ain't scraping you ain't low enough right
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wow nicest 135 i've seen in the forum hands down, congratulations..!

how did you paint the carbon accessories? i especially love what you did to the diffuser.. how did you get the right paint?

also, I haven't even gotten my 135 yet (its being shipped ), but I already hate the yellow blinkers on the headlights.. how did you get rid of them?!?!
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wow nicest 135 i've seen in the forum hands down, congratulations..!

how did you paint the carbon accessories? i especially love what you did to the diffuser.. how did you get the right paint?

also, I haven't even gotten my 135 yet (its being shipped ), but I already hate the yellow blinkers on the headlights.. how did you get rid of them?!?!
Thanks! There are better looking 1's on here I taped it off for paint.
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Thanks! There are better looking 1's on here I taped it off for paint.
But did you get original BMW paint?

also, how did you mod the headlights (or where did you buy it)?
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Any paint shop can get you the exact paint you need.
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HellaFlush 5

My car isn't HellaFlush certified, but I did attend HellaFlush 5 for the car meet. A great turn out and I felt Yoshi made a great first impression for the people who have never seen a 1 series before, let alone a modded 1 series. Here's Yoshi in Sunny Venice Beach mode




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      06-15-2010, 06:36 PM   #55
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I missed you at Bimmerfest. Car looks great man!

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Hey Kevin! By the time I got to the **********s booth to introduce myself they told me you were already gone! you left so early!
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      06-19-2010, 02:41 AM   #57
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Awesome story and build, John! Your car is straight sex and your photography is awesome!
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      06-19-2010, 03:31 PM   #58
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WoW, your car is DUMPED!
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      06-20-2010, 10:03 AM   #59
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Awesome story and build, John! Your car is straight sex and your photography is awesome!
Thanks Marvin! I see your photography is improving! Keep it up!!
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Thanks to the H&R sports. I might be hitting you up very soon for some stuff
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      06-22-2010, 12:42 AM   #60
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Car looks stunning!! Awesome pics as always John!
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Car looks stunning!! Awesome pics as always John!
Thanks! Big thanks to RennSpec for the brake installs!!!!
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love the clean mods, every other car is decked out in CF and bs...bravo on the cleanness
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      08-07-2010, 08:43 AM   #63
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cool build!

any interior shots?

considering the amount of money you've put into the car, have you considered maybe going with some aftermarket seats - i.e. recaro sportster or some kind of reclinable Bride seat?
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love the clean mods, every other car is decked out in CF and bs...bravo on the cleanness
Thanks! I thought CF didn't match well with the blue color so I tried to use it as less as possible, but since some parts only came in cf I had to.
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cool build!

any interior shots?

considering the amount of money you've put into the car, have you considered maybe going with some aftermarket seats - i.e. recaro sportster or some kind of reclinable Bride seat?
I actually upgraded the seats with some very great conditioned BMW sport seats!



While not much of an upgrade to some, this was a huge one to me never having sports seats before. and I was offered an awesome deal for them by Add1ct a great member here!

steering wheel is next
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your car looks amazing. and beautiful photography!
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      08-07-2010, 10:06 PM   #66
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the sport seats are great!

do you wish you got a 6sp instead?
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