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NO sal :eek:
This is the muscle i had before the bmw, and i miss her, 351windsor mustang



Picked up my 01 325ci in late 2004 with 90k on the odometer for 15k, as my third mode of transportation :facepalm:(99 tahoe, vstar bike)

She had all the nice options
sunroof
sport suspension
12 speaker hk system
xenon headlights
17in rims
nice sports seats

I was in love.

This is kind of how i picked her up except for the painted rims and the exhaust. <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/RTmc1KFIwrgvyTr62nrRXw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/S0KCBxpAOrI/AAAAAAAAGnQ/2UqUb-WS5P4/s800/l_2e3f25671fb94e5fb10adef8f6cee83d.jpg" height="450" width="600" /></a>

And the the mod bug got me HARD around 2008 :D

heres all my bday stuff in 2008, from friends, gf, and me






But around this time the auto transmission started to **** up, i had a mechanic look at it and he said that it would need a rebuild :( .
This resulted in the sitting for a little longer than a year as i collected parts and information on the 5 speed swap :) .

I also decided to install all the parts i got.










Also got rims from a local off his M3
 

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During this time while the car sat i also decided to totally redo the interior, suede everywhere and carbon fiber material.







Results








Friend also gave me an oem m3 front bumper with the carbon fiber reinforcement

 

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Early 2010 i moved back to San Antonio and i stored the car in my girlfriends moms garage lol, i have no pics of this for some reason?? I ended up starting and finishing the 5 speed swap, which was actually not that hard.

During this time i also experimented with colors for the rims :rofl:
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And here she is fresh from the garage all ready to GO!




And so the mods continue

Carbon fiber fenders ended up not fitting cause they were for a sedan :(





Also i picked up a lip for the m3 bumper which has still not made it on the car






Also got an AFE intake

<a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/HzZlmSdR-6PtUE8T48Gwdg?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TXWHKI5xa5I/AAAAAAAAJYE/Au7XLaFPW4g/s640/DSCN0496.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>

More pics of the interior as i finalized somethings and picked up an m3 wheel :D


OOOO i also scored a roof rack that was actually for a VW but i customized it to fit my car.





 

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Then i was getting a litle tired of the rims since the offset was really aggressive and they are a little heavy, so i picked these up.






But they were only 16s so i changed my mind again and sold the Rs's and picked up these.

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My plan is to run a squared set up with 4 rear rims.

Since i had the money i had the opportunity to pick this stuff up.

<a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/t7Swy8vkZ-qC4qUryvA1RQ?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TWHegxxAD1I/AAAAAAAAJQw/iku0gFQqiK8/s640/DSCN0465.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/-zJ1BUhj4XPmk6CEoHM6Aw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW3haGqEiHI/AAAAAAAAJU4/lhFrXRcQpjc/s640/DSCN0482.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/tLzxkCgRxJNUb1U04C2p5g?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW3hbFvUgqI/AAAAAAAAJU8/DZSUKsqFNFE/s640/DSCN0486.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/UzOXJhEoVTYPfvkLIhWtNA?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW3hcSmumkI/AAAAAAAAJVE/OvzMZ-OjA2w/s640/DSCN0488.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/cCc6rGYvGPKtpNb4g12c0g?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW7vFftCVkI/AAAAAAAAJVk/AtIF1C94TIQ/s640/DSCN0489.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ndcps9esl-uwDXNdje7F0A?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW7vOzVl9OI/AAAAAAAAJVw/MVj5yB45gWI/s640/IMG_0009.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/7bU7Kkj6EQ0C3xu-j316iQ?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TW7vTANtazI/AAAAAAAAJV0/qqTm3R-QLSc/s640/IMG_0011.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/7QuDzng6aTsHGdEpoHVWrw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TVxd6pS1ESI/AAAAAAAAJPA/f_j1HGPpMcI/s640/DSCN0454.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/DCcMhW4ZfGYSHEz-bNDxPg?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TVxd5irtdNI/AAAAAAAAJO8/mrs9lxvH3xI/s640/DSCN0453.JPG" height="447" width="640" /></a><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3yWHiwXLTNW7OVbRtqZ_fw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_U2FOsUNcaN0/TVwehkZU4UI/AAAAAAAAJM0/bBQtGrdsdC8/s640/DSCN0441.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>

Went out and took a couple shots with my friend.








 

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How the m3 bumper sits, i am molding the lip and shaving the sides to fit better.

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Also these are still waiting to go on.
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I am sure there are plenty of things that i am missing, and i have parts waiting to go on that i don't have pics of yet. Also future plans :D


So what yall think
 

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Great job bro.. Its coming along nicely :thumbsup:
 

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Great job bro.. Its coming along nicely :thumbsup:
Thanks man, i also had a 89 gt 5.0 ho convertible lol

:rofl: I had 1 91 Lx 5.0 :4ngie: Nice build dude! :thumbsup: Keep it up man!
Thanks

I knew i forgot some stuff


I got some bilsteins, and let me tell you bilstein FTW, and i also picked up some ground control rsm's. Also installed led interior lights which was a great update.



 

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nice work man
 

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Led angel eyes, which i also have the led license plate lights.
And some of the exhaust parts i have waiting to go on.


 

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Some new headlight covers will make those angel eyes stand out more. Great progress though :thumbsup:
 
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