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      03-16-2016, 03:18 AM   #1
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New 2011 135i - slight external modifications

Hey guys, I just purchased this 2011 135i and decided to do some external modifications... I was not a big fan of the 'plain' back and wanted it to look a bit more aggressive while keeping it somewhat subtle... What do you guys think?
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I first purchased new BMW emblems, blacked out 135i signs, and the BMW Carbon Fiber rear spoiler (not cheap)...
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Then I purchased matt black grills and the Lux Angel Eyes V5 H8 and set it to 12k - to compliment the 'Deep Sea Blue Pearl' color
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Finally got the CF rear diffuser... - and waiting for the tow hook cover from the dealership...
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      03-16-2016, 08:21 AM   #2
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      03-16-2016, 08:30 AM   #3
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OEM CF diffuser?
No, I couldn't justify $1400 for the OEM CF diffuser. Only the spoiler is the CF OEM version since I read that it doesn't fit flush like the E82 vs the E88 convertible...

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      03-16-2016, 11:11 AM   #4
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No, I couldn't justify $1400 for the OEM CF diffuser. Only the spoiler is the CF OEM version since I read that it doesn't fit flush like the E82 vs the E88 convertible...

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Yeah, it's too expensive. The rep looks pretty good; fitment alright?
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      03-16-2016, 03:52 PM   #5
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Yeah, it's too expensive. The rep looks pretty good; fitment alright?
Yes, the top latches were perfect, but the bottom 4 screws were not perfectly in tact and had to get a second hand to hold it to align the holes correctly. Once on, everything is good!
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      03-17-2016, 11:25 AM   #6
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Looks good man. I'm waiting for my CF spoiler to be delivered.
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      03-17-2016, 02:03 PM   #7
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Looks good man. I'm waiting for my CF spoiler to be delivered.
Thanks, I actually just ordered the Blackline LCI Taillights today, - should be in, in a few weeks...
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      03-19-2016, 01:27 PM   #8
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Decided to plastidip the wheels - as powdercoating was a bit more expensive than I originally thought and the average wait time is 5 business days... This took me 7 hours for all 4 wheels...

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      03-19-2016, 07:49 PM   #9
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That plasti dip tho
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      03-20-2016, 02:14 AM   #10
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Better! Get them powdercoated though. Will knock your socks off compared to plastidip.
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      03-27-2016, 09:39 AM   #11
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Better! Get them powdercoated though. Will knock your socks off compared to plastidip.
Thanks, I might actually keep these the way they are, and purchase new rims altogether. I've been going through VMR's page and the V710's really got my attention.

Just cleaned her up and with the top down, I am more and more impressed with the looks

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      04-09-2016, 02:34 AM   #12
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Got the OEM Blackline LCI taillights...

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      05-10-2016, 04:04 PM   #13
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Decided to plastidip the wheels - as powdercoating was a bit more expensive than I originally thought and the average wait time is 5 business days... This took me 7 hours for all 4 wheels...

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Looks great man!! i got a alpine white vert black top, im looking to have that same color on my stock wheels as well. How many cans of plastidip per wheel?
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      05-11-2016, 12:58 PM   #14
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Looks great man!! i got a alpine white vert black top, im looking to have that same color on my stock wheels as well. How many cans of plastidip per wheel?
It was a total of 5 cans - 3 black and 2 graphite metalizer.
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      05-17-2016, 06:11 AM   #15
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It was a total of 5 cans - 3 black and 2 graphite metalizer.
Thanks, will post mine when finished
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      05-24-2016, 05:48 AM   #16
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Your 1 is coming along very nicely!
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      05-24-2016, 10:33 AM   #17
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Yup! Looks nice!
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      05-25-2016, 10:25 AM   #18
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Thanks guys! Here are a few more pictures...
I used RaggTopp convertible top cleaner, chemical guys high gloss quick detailer. Soon I will get rid of the run flats, and put on Michellin Pilot Super Sports - and found a guy who can powdercoat all 4 wheels for $600 and a 1 day turnaround time

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      07-22-2016, 08:05 AM   #19
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So I haven't posted in a while and decided to stop on one of GW Parkways scenic overlook passes (for those familiar with the DMV area) and take some pictures. As I am doing so, I hear wheels screech as someone smashes into the back of another car on the opposite side of the highway. Thankfully no one was hurt and it was just a fender bender.

Anyways, here are the pics...

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      07-25-2016, 05:57 AM   #20
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Looking good! I love to cruise the GW. I'm usually on the south end near Alexandria.
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      07-27-2016, 12:42 PM   #21
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So I haven't posted in a while and decided to stop on one of GW Parkways scenic overlook passes (for those familiar with the DMV area) and take some pictures. As I am doing so, I hear wheels screech as someone smashes into the back of another car on the opposite side of the highway. Thankfully no one was hurt and it was just a fender bender.

Anyways, here are the pics...

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