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      04-17-2018, 09:29 AM   #6777
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Apex EC-7 in Anthracite.
I might consider those as an upgrade, but I want to stick with 17s and not move up to 18s...
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      04-17-2018, 10:56 AM   #6778
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Apex EC-7 in Anthracite.
I might consider those as an upgrade, but I want to stick with 17s and not move up to 18s...
I don't think they make the EC-7 in 17". Only the Arc-8.
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      04-17-2018, 11:29 AM   #6779
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The headers are in the mail, along with the nuts and bolts needed. Looking to have them in this weekend.


Very excite.
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      04-17-2018, 11:55 AM   #6780
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Full professional detailing for my darling 1er!
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      04-17-2018, 11:58 AM   #6781
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I don't think they make the EC-7 in 17".
Exactly.
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      04-17-2018, 12:41 PM   #6782
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Esteban is right

Y O L O

No better investment than mods for a deprecating German hunk of metal and plastic!

I've given up on buying new wheels. It's just gonna be maintenance from now on till it gets sold.
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      04-17-2018, 12:59 PM   #6783
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Esteban is right

[SIZE="7"]Y O L O[/size]

No better investment than mods for a deprecating German hunk of metal and plastic!

I've given up on buying new wheels. It's just gonna be maintenance from now on till it gets sold.
Anyone wanna bet on how (not) long that'll last?

This last weekend:
Bled the brakes for track day next weekend and cleaned up some leftover oil from my OFHG leaks.

Also continued polishing it, but only ended up doing the rear deck... the paint is just so slick now, but it's such a pain to do.

Oh, we started the weekend off with temps reading 94, had a spat of rain, and now it's in the mid-40's. I hate spring weather...
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      04-17-2018, 02:40 PM   #6784
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Water pump went out last night, luckily I was only 2 miles from home.

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      04-17-2018, 04:00 PM   #6785
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Water pump went out last night, luckily I was only 2 miles from home.

2008 with 63,XXX - right on cue
That is what i call lucky, just 2 miles from home? damn!
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      04-17-2018, 05:57 PM   #6786
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Anyone wanna bet on how (not) long that'll last? :lol
Hate to say it but not too long... Time to say goodbye
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Hate to say it but not too long... Time to say goodbye
Awww, off to an M2 Competition?

Maybe we'll see your car back on here in someone else's hands...
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      04-17-2018, 08:24 PM   #6788
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Awww, off to an M2 Competition?

Maybe we'll see your car back on here in someone else's hands...
I remember reading where he said he's getting a new 3er, unless plans have changed.
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      04-17-2018, 08:36 PM   #6789
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Not Swagon!
Cav, I am glad you stayed.
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      04-17-2018, 08:55 PM   #6790
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Hate to say it but not too long... Time to say goodbye
Pics of the new ride!
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      04-17-2018, 09:08 PM   #6791
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The headers are in the mail, along with the nuts and bolts needed. Looking to have them in this weekend.


Very excite.
It is nice to have a set of studs on hand as well. Mine were rusty as hell and came out with a couple of the nuts. Rather than fight to get the nut off without messing up the stud, much better to have a few new ones laying around. I want to say about $20 from FCP Euro? Definitely worth it.
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I might consider those as an upgrade, but I want to stick with 17s and not move up to 18s...
Exactly the same for me. I really want EC7s but don’t want to go up from 17s.
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      04-17-2018, 09:23 PM   #6793
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Just bought my 135i last Saturday. I have to swap out the downpipes back to stock to get it inspected, but earlier today I replaced the fuel door latch spring clicky guy (official name). Now I can actually open the fuel door, without having to shim a card in there.

Next minor step is swapping the hood gas shocks, and then I get to crawl under the car for the pipes!
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      04-17-2018, 11:05 PM   #6795
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Congrats on the new2you 1er!
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      04-17-2018, 11:23 PM   #6796
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Exactly the same for me. I really want EC7s but don’t want to go up from 17s.
Curious why you and Cavpilot2K want to keep 17" wheels.
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      04-18-2018, 12:59 AM   #6797
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I did a hillbilly repair to my convertible top window rear today so I could drive the car in the rain again after the bastard detached and wasn't covered by insurance (quoted $2.7k to do the job properly and replace the roof).

All the gory details are in their own thread here: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1079592
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      04-18-2018, 01:14 PM   #6798
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Curious why you and Cavpilot2K want to keep 17" wheels.
I believe you are partially mistaken. I have 18" OEM 261's and am likely switching to 18" Apex EC-7 (except for my winters - there I use 7x17" for better snow traction, since narrower tires are better for snow than wider).
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