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  1. Fender and Bumper upgrades?

    E46 Xi Forum
    My neighbor backed into my car and broke the front bumper and right fender. He's paying me cash, so I thought it'd be a nice opportunity to upgrade them to m3 fender and ZHP bumper. Is that an easy hot swappable task or is it more involving? My goal is not to exceed the amount he's giving me...
  2. Recommend me a good body shop that does custom body work please! ($20 reward)

    NY / NJ / CT
    I want to put in actual m3 fender flares into my sedan for a decent price. I'm in the queens, NYC area. I have had mechanical work done with auto Impressive Auto Center in maspeth, Queens before for a transmission swap and had a somewhat bad experience. I'm willing to revisit them if they quote...
  3. A couple of questions. Radio and bodywork.

    General E46 Forum
    So I have a 2001 BMW 330CI and want to install an aux because i've gotten tired of CD and radio. Ive heard,read,seen that you can install an aux pretty easy but only on the 2002 and higher radios. So my question. Can I install a 2002 OEM radio in my 2001? Will it be compatible? My second...
  4. Does anyone know of a good body shop near El Paso?

    Southwest
    I just moved to Texas from Ohio and I've got a small spot of rust starting to show on the rear quarter panel. Looks like it was hit by a rock and it's starting to spread. I just want to get it taken care of before it turns into something really bad. Does anyone know of a good body shop in the El...
  5. Does anyone know of a good body shop near El Paso?

    General E46 Forum
    I just moved to Texas from Ohio and I've got a small spot of rust starting to show on the rear quarter panel. Looks like it was hit by a rock and it's starting to spread. I just want to get it taken care of before it turns into something really bad. Does anyone know of a good body shop in the...
  6. need advice: recommend a shop for bodywork/paint?

    Pacific Northwest
    A guy put some dents and scratches in my passenger-side doors and insurance is going to cover the cost. Since the cost is covered, I'd appreciate some recommendations about great body/paint shops, since the repair requires some tough dent-pulls, and paint matching. BMW Seattle recommended...
  7. paintable trim? where can I get it?

    General E46 Forum
    So i've been wanting to paint the gross black plastic trim around my car for quite some time. I just talked to my body shop and they can't paint the current trim because its textured... does anyone know where i can get this? thanks
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