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Old 9th February 2007, 01:16   #1
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Cosmetic Mod Ideas?

Okay....I need the help of some Lunatic Car Enthusiasts....that just about qualifies everyone on this Board.
I am looking for ideas on some cosmetic mods to be done to the Beast.
Performance wise I've got it covered....but I am cosmetically challenged as my better half would say.
The only thing I pulled the trigger on were the Hamann Front Splitters....and as I will be getting the BBK kit from Stop-Tech...doing that wonderful caliper paint job/"M" decal like Neil's E60 would be a waste....slight window tint is fine by me....so Guys/Gals...please brainstorm ...Thanks Very Much!!
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angel eyes, smoked/jeweled tail lights, rear diffuser, upgraded steering wheel. Hope that helps.
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Some aftermarket wheels will drastically change the look.
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Nice Sergio! Hamann, eh? Shall I take credit for your inspiration?

Sorry, not up on my E39 mods, so I don't really have much to suggest. How about a CSL-type boot/spoiler? Definitely need a meaner exhaust....I'll keep thinking for ya.
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angel eyes, smoked/jeweled tail lights, rear diffuser, upgraded steering wheel. Hope that helps.
Yes it does....in fact on the steering wheel I wanted to get the Alcantara one from the M3 Competition package...but will I still have the functionality???nad moreover will it work.
Jeweled taillights???
AngelEyes I am aware of...Umnitza is the place to get them I'm told...rear diffuser???whose and from where please
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Some aftermarket wheels will drastically change the look.
Thats true...however I like the OEM wheels...and I went with 18x9.5 all around couples w/the DinanJRZ Stage 3 suspension the car has a much more aggressive stance....
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Nice Sergio! Hamann, eh? Shall I take credit for your inspiration?

Sorry, not up on my E39 mods, so I don't really have much to suggest. How about a CSL-type boot/spoiler? Definitely need a meaner exhaust....I'll keep thinking for ya.
Yes Ed.....that and pics I saw of an M5 with the front splitters....LOL
Spoiler wise I like my OEM one for now......the exhaust...ahhh you will have a BIG Surprise come spring .
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i've been really interested in the vorsteiner gtr hood since seeing the pics. Look at the thread, discovery has a link, price seems pretty reasonable too!
For me, i'd paint it and leave the vents CF, but depends on what you want.

I saw a local CB m5 with some Yellow brembos and bbs wheels and man did it look good!
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I think I qualify as a lunatic car enthusiast!!!

Im carbonizing my car a bit.
On the inside I am installing interior trim with CF overlay:



On the outside there will be a few things in CF.
If we start at the front there will be a Hamann lookalike CF front lip spoiler:


Around the fog lights Im going to try to fit these covers for an E46 M3:


I may have to do some trimming to get them to fit. This way I get some
more airflow to the intake.

Next there will be CF kidneys:


Then there will be CF roundels:


Then there is the Vorsteiner hood with the CF slats:


On the rear window there will be an AC Schnitzer roof spoiler in CF:



Ill have the lip spoiler removed and another one in CF installed:


And finally in the back there will be a diffuser like this one:



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Blue Thunder...OUTSTANDING!!!!....
If I did not order the Hamann front splitters I would ask where I can buy that CF front lip....as for the other CF trim:
My car has a Caramel interior and I do not think it would blend well on the inside....however the rear diffuser and rear trunk spoiler.... ....I already have a blacked out front grill....I think I need to switch it to carbon fiber ....Can you tell me where you purchased these Items???
As for the GTR hood...a little too racy for me....also MAShaw in Mass. produces a Carbon Fiber Hood for the Beast...w/out the racing grills in the hood itself....saw it in person and it was well made.
Thanks for the tips....keep'em coming
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