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hi guys i bought this E36 318is in techno violet just over a week ago now and just thought id make a project thread :) it cost me £1250 which i didnt think that was too bad. Its already got tinted windows and a A/C schnitzer exhaust.

Here is what it looked like when i first picked it up
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As soon as i got it i knew i was gonna have to get some new alloys for it so i decided to go for these 17" motorsport ones.

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Whats next?? replacing the bump strips down the side for m-tech ones. For some reason the previous owner has put the standard thin strips on :confused
Also just order a set of ccfl angel eyes :thumbsup

I'll keep you updated on whats next and what ive done :D
 

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Thanks guys :)

New mod today is making the fogs and sidelights come on when the car opens :) see what it looks like in the dark now.

Im in bourn mate, where abouts are you?
 

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Project update now ive got my laptop back :)

i thought id give my car a bit of uplift with some carbon fibre with that new carbon fibre 3m wrap. Also a mate had a spare carbon fibre dial surround.

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Also got the mtech mouldings fitted. It makes the car look alot better and the way it should be :)

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Now ive finished refurbing some alloys i got cheap :) just need to get tires fitted. Not sure if i like these or the motorsport ones i've got on now??:confused whats your opinions guys??

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I've also changed the kidney grills to black and smoked the clear indicators and finally got my CCFLs fitted :)

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About time for a well needed update :hihi

Well to start off ive changed the kidney grills from black to carbon fibre wrap which i think looks much better.
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Ive also added some colour to the engine bay whilst changing the injectors and inspecting the cam chain. Makes the engine bay look much cleaner :thumbsup
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Also made and fitted a fibreflass box so that it takes up less boot space
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Now fitted some e92 alloys as the motorsports were looking a bit tatty and i didnt think it was worth refurbing reps. Also had to fit amber indicators in the front as one of my smoked one seem to fall out :frown not sure if i like them or not??

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Thanks for looking all comments and opinions for more mods are welcome

Ps ive uploaded these pics from photobucket but they still seem to be small??
 

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Another update.

Fitted an x-brace and what an improvement has made. It has tightened the whole front up. Its a definate recommendation :hihi

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hello mate always wanted to fit a x brace myself but was told that on a low car it would be too low so can you give me a rough idea of how much lower it comes than the standard bar?

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I must say you have done a stunning job on the whole of the 318iS!!

A really good job with the engine bay!!! Which reminds me I need to clean mine!!!:hihi
 

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hello mate always wanted to fit a x brace myself but was told that on a low car it would be too low so can you give me a rough idea of how much lower it comes than the standard bar?

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I'll have a measure up @ the weekend for you mate. When i get it in the air to sort out my lowering springs.

I must say you have done a stunning job on the whole of the 318iS!!

A really good job with the engine bay!!! Which reminds me I need to clean mine!!!:hihi
Thanks mate :hihi yeh its needing a clean now theyve started to combine round here :shifty:
The engine bay should hopefully be changed in the next couple of weeks. Be a bit more full up :thumbsup
 

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yeah thats right niall. :)

AGAIN?? what colours it now?? Thought it kind of looks oem. The 6 pots have the black and silver plastics covers so thought see what it looks like and it didnt turn out too bad for a rattle can job
 
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