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      11-09-2018, 12:21 PM   #23
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I always thought that the stock tail lights looked great until I found out about the LCI Blacklines.

They make the stock ones look really old fashioned!

Mine started to gather condensation at first but I solved that by simply tightening the nuts as the new gaskets were quite stiff.
Blacklines look great. I have them as well and love them.

Will have to check mine for condensation and tighten if necessary.

Thanks for the tip.
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      11-13-2018, 09:58 AM   #24
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Post Coral Red Interior

I found a full Coral Red M-Sport interior for a good price!



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New wheel for the finishing touch.


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I will take better pics on a brighter day.


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      11-13-2018, 10:01 AM   #25
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HAHAhaha That's awesome!
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      11-19-2018, 08:24 AM   #26
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Some better pics of the new interior:


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      11-20-2018, 05:32 PM   #27
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Coral red is still my fav, looks great especially with that wheel!
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      11-22-2018, 09:55 AM   #28
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Took off the drivers side door card and this time plugged the speaker wire to the correct socket on the speaker (lower one).

Also got the airbag light sorted so the interior swap is all good!

Now I'm waiting for my 1M style rear bumper to arrive from Germany so I can get it painted and fitted.

That bumper of course comes with cutouts for a quad exhaust so i'll need to have that made too.
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      11-23-2018, 08:33 AM   #29
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Today I managed to get the adjustable side bolsters working on my passenger seat. I had no idea what I was missing!


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My car doesn't have wires for them so I had to connect the bolster wires to the heater wires in order to get power.

Like this:

Pin 7 ---> Pin 9

Pin 8 ---> Pin 13

I will do the drivers side tomorrow before it gets too cold to work outside.
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      11-29-2018, 04:04 PM   #30
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Today I picked up the new 1M look rear bumper from the paint shop and got it (mostly) fitted.


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It was too dark to take good pictures after the install so i'll take some tomorrow.
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      12-02-2018, 09:49 AM   #31
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1M style rear bumper

Here's the bumper installed:


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No exhaust tips for now since the old ones didn't line up with the new diffuser.

I'll have a quad exit made once my second set of twin pipes arrives.


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I put some aluminium tape on the diffuser since the exhaust behind it was starting to melt it from the back.

Thankfully no visible damage on the outside.
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      12-05-2018, 05:52 PM   #32
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Tacho upgrade

Today I installed 1M style tacho face plates with white LED's


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      12-14-2018, 12:22 PM   #33
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Replaced the stock "BMW" sills with new M-Sport ones.



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Quad exhaust is fitted too, pic coming tomorrow.
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      12-15-2018, 08:09 AM   #34
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      12-16-2018, 03:18 PM   #35
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Suede Wrapping

Today I decided to try to wrap my door handle trims with faux suade.


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Was easier than expected and took only 45min for both trims.

Cut, spray glue on fabric, wrap the part and trim off excess fabric.


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Massive improvement, goes much better with the red interior than the stock silver.


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I'll do the dash strip trim next.
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      12-18-2018, 10:51 AM   #36
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Binnacle and dash trim wrap

I did the dash trim and binnacle today. I got the binnacle hood with white stiching from ebay.


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Cheap and easy to do mods that make a big difference!
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      01-03-2019, 04:25 PM   #37
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Awesome! Where on eBay is that hood cover from?
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Awesome! Where on eBay is that hood cover from?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GREY-STIT...72.m2749.l2649

Pretty nice for the price especially if you compare to the insane price of the OEM 1M binnacle.
Only complaint was that the cover had a weird smell which would have stunk up the car.
I left it outside in below freezing temps for a couple of days and that cured the smell.

This seller has a lot of interior cloths for our cars, I also got a handbrake boot with M-stiching which I've not fitted yet.
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Maxhaust active sound

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The biggest gripe I had with my car was the dull diesel sound that didn't match the sporty looks at all. Something had to be done to make the sound quad tips-worthy!

As an engine swap was out of the question, the next best thing to do was to fit an active sound system that pumps out synthetic exhaust sound that blends with the diesel sound.


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The Maxhaust module comes with six different sound profiles that can be indiviually adjusted. In the future I'll set it up so that I have three profiles:
off, sport, and LOUD. The mode in the video would be the sport mode (volume was about 70%) The modes can be changed with the cruise control stalk, DSC button or through the app.

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Cool sound and nice interior!
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Here's some in car revs with the active sound system:




I made two custom sound profiles: Sport and Race (both displayed on the video).
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This has been great to scroll through today. Keep the momentum going!
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This has been great to scroll through today. Keep the momentum going!
Thank you! More stuff coming as soon as the weather warms up a bit.

-30℃/-22℉ at the moment.
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This has been great to scroll through today. Keep the momentum going!
Thank you! More stuff coming as soon as the weather warms up a bit.

-30℃/-22℉ at the moment.
Here I am complaining about 0F weather for the next five days....
Give us an early spring!
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