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    I love the aggressive front end of the E46 M3, and am looking at trying to get some of that look on my 330Ci m-sport. What are peoples thoughts on putting M3 parts on a non M vehicle? Obviously not going to badge it up, just want to give it that unique aggressive look.
     
     

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    well for a start they don't fit...not unless you start modifying your car...The M3 bonnet is too wide.Still I have seen some people do it.I would rather go and buy an M3 personally
     
     

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    True, I would much rather have an M3 but the running costs would kill me! Been looking on M-Style and they do M3 bonnet conversions:
    http://mstyle-px.rtrk.co.uk/acatalog..._BOOTLIDS.html
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    As long as you dont badge it as an m3 then id say go for it but you would prob have to get a full m3 kit as the front would look weird compared to the back


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    Csl front looks even more agressive but amybe over the top lol but yeh as above might have to do a full kit to get the right look

    or maybe a quad exhaust with a new m sport rear diffuser

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    Hmmm, I like your style! Heard the quad exhaust is a nightmare to fit tho, not just a simple swap. Might have a look at the CSL kit tho, thanks.
     
     

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    It'll cost you a fair bit but easily do able. The m3 is slightly wider on the front so you'll need both wings, headlights, bonnet, bumper and possibly the slam panel. Even second hand that'll add up to a lot of £££

    If your going to do the front you might aswell do the rear arches
     
     

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    are you talking a super large m3 look alike conversion or just simply the style of an m3? as just the style you can get csl front bumper with splitters and the boot and it will look pretty epic

    and that will set you back just over £1k but then you would have to do wheels too as large wheels are needed for aggression

    maybe some angel eyes too and it will be the bees knees

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    My personal opinion leave it standard panels
    maybe black / carbon fibre grills ..... new front splitters or lower it .

     
     

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