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Old 08-04-2011, 03:21 AM
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Here is the lights and one of the sub covered as well. Just took the tail one this morning for you guys. I didnt go too dark but it did change the look.
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Old 08-04-2011, 08:44 PM
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Sweet man! Those are the exact rims I want but in silver. How's the ride with them? And how much did you pay with tires if you don't mind me asking
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:45 PM
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Here is a mini mod I did recently. Cost all of $125 with S & H.

I don't really consider bolt ons mods, but they came out really nice.
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Old 08-06-2011, 05:34 AM
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Thanks. The ride is amazing. They were bought in Cali and shipped up here to me in Canada. They are 20" and 9.5.

The tires are 275/40/20. Cost me around $1600

Replica rims no problems. If you do get them make sure you get hub centric rings. They vibrated until I put those on. It's only like $10 for those. Hope this helps. I found them on eBay and called them direct and ordered on the phone. Love them.
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:38 PM
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Thanks. The ride is amazing. They were bought in Cali and shipped up here to me in Canada. They are 20" and 9.5.

The tires are 275/40/20. Cost me around $1600

Replica rims no problems. If you do get them make sure you get hub centric rings. They vibrated until I put those on. It's only like $10 for those. Hope this helps. I found them on eBay and called them direct and ordered on the phone. Love them.
What offset are you running and what is the bore size that were on the replica rims? Where is the seller located at? Could you post or PM me his/her number? Thanks eh!
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:51 AM
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I'm not sure about the offset and bore numbers. I let the pros tell me what I needed.

I will say that when I first got them they had a vibration. I called the store and they shipped me out hub centric rings. After that no problems. They are centre mount rims

The company is called wheelplus USA. I found them on eBay. Basically if you search BMW 214 rims you will see them on eBay.

Not sure if were allowed to post phone numbers here so I'll pm you the number.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:49 AM
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The 20's look big enough to fill the wheel arches. I'm wondering if the 22's that they have would look too blingy on the X3's? Not that I would bother with them, but for only a couple bills more, it seems like a great deal! What size tyres are you running?
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Old 09-18-2011, 05:58 PM
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Hi guys,
I am going to join this thread. I have a 2005 X3. It was primarily my wifes car. I was going to sell it b/c I traded my 135 for a 2011 335xi Sedan. But I would lose about $5k on the sale so I am going to keep it. Hence I am here looking for some mod ideas'. I personally would like to lower it just a little bit (since my front shocks need replacing anyway..). I would also like to get the black rims that WHITERASTA (funny name...) has but in silver. I would like to update the body to a MSport but I think that is long shot.
Any ideas are appreciated..


BTW I really do like this except the rear spoiler and the side vents (as everyone thinks..)



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Old 09-19-2011, 11:06 AM
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Thanks guys. I think that 22's will fit from what I've been told. But the tire needs a 30 profile. Too small for my liking. More than likely will end up with cracked rims and bent rims.

My tires are 275/40/20
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Old 10-01-2011, 10:49 PM
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i would like to do some mods to my 2004 x3, i ordered clear white headlights and fog lights and carbon fiber emblems, i really wanna smoke out the side markers and somehow do the clear corner headlight as well. and how much would the blackline tail lights be?? sorry im asking so much, im very eager to mod my x3 so its unique! also if anyone knows of any front and rear bumper kits!!
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Old 10-01-2011, 11:58 PM
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I haven't done any of those things. But I can't wait to see your pics when you do them. Please keep us all updated and post pics. Love to see other people out there tweeking the look of these great machines. Best of luck.
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Old 10-02-2011, 04:18 AM
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I haven't done any of those things. But I can't wait to see your pics when you do them. Please keep us all updated and post pics. Love to see other people out there tweeking the look of these great machines. Best of luck.
WR you are going to be the cosmetic over haul specialist. Starting taking pics and step by step write ups.

As soon as people stopped crying blasphemy to me about the sound systems some of those same naysayers pm'd for advice, Lol.

They are going to do the same with you!

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Old 10-02-2011, 04:16 PM
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Omg I hope not. I might just have to close out my account if they start coming after me like they do you. I'll tell them to pound salt and start their own tv show on the learning network.

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Old 10-02-2011, 07:08 PM
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Omg I hope not. I might just have to close out my account if they start coming after me like they do you. I'll tell them to pound salt and start their own tv show on the learning network.

Lol
For every grumpy person that has a gripe of one sort or another, there are four others that are not. Good odds.

Afterall, that is what the board is about. Also, X3Oiler just installed the new SPS-410 with no major problems. So now we know.

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:59 AM
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Hey guys here is a YouTube of my x3.

Enjoy

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Old 10-17-2011, 11:04 AM
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i got the carbom fiber emblems, so far i got them on my wheels because that was easy, just popped them out with a screwdriver and put these in. i dont want to risk taking off the oem emblems and not being able to put the carbon ones on so i have t ofind someone who can do that. ill post pics when i figure out how to do that on here, im gunna smoke out my side markers hopefully this weekend if i dont drive down to maryland with my gf lol.
and anyone knwo if a clarion system will fit into my 2004 x3?
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Old 10-17-2011, 06:20 PM
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i got the carbom fiber emblems, so far i got them on my wheels because that was easy, just popped them out with a screwdriver and put these in. i dont want to risk taking off the oem emblems and not being able to put the carbon ones on so i have t ofind someone who can do that. ill post pics when i figure out how to do that on here, im gunna smoke out my side markers hopefully this weekend if i dont drive down to maryland with my gf lol.
and anyone knwo if a clarion system will fit into my 2004 x3?
I was thinking of them as well. JlevisW was where I saw them.

Where and how much did you pay for yours?
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Old 10-17-2011, 08:51 PM
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I was thinking of them as well. JlevisW was where I saw them.

Where and how much did you pay for yours?
i paid 46 and idk from where my uncle is a biggg bimmer modder, he shipped his new 335d to california and got everything possible done to it...ill take a pic next time i see him his car is insane, by far one of the nicest bmws ive seen thats not an M lol
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i paid 46 and idk from where my uncle is a biggg bimmer modder, he shipped his new 335d to california and got everything possible done to it...ill take a pic next time i see him his car is insane, by far one of the nicest bmws ive seen thats not an M lol

you paid $46 for all 7? Are they just the overlays or solid roundels?

I looked at black/silver carbon fiber and they cost around $140 for the set.

4 wheel
2 front/back
1 steering wheel
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:49 AM
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yaehh its just the over lays...they look good, but i need to find where to get the actual roundels, the ones i have are like some kind of plastic i honestly dont know, i thought i did my research but obviously not. if you can send me alink for the ones you found that would be great ill post pics when i find out how to do that on here
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:27 AM
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yaehh its just the over lays...they look good, but i need to find where to get the actual roundels, the ones i have are like some kind of plastic i honestly dont know, i thought i did my research but obviously not. if you can send me alink for the ones you found that would be great ill post pics when i find out how to do that on here
http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/

look under x3.

The front and back are 82 mm

The back cannot be removed as it is one solid piece. Only choice I have seen is to place it on top of it by drilling two holes. The front will pop up and off.

I think I may risk grinding it down after i look up how much an oem replacement will cost if I screw it up.
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:57 AM
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i brought my bmw to this really good customization shop in my town, they are really good and it also helped that my girl friends dads friend owns it lol so they got me everything i wanted for my car as to what i can afford right now, so basically just got me all carbon fiber emblems and even did the steering wheel one which i didnt get a pick up yet...once i get more money i am going to get the alpine speakers put in which arent much so probably by my next paycheck...than i want to either get my from and rear bumper painted (the bblack plastic part) or get a whole body kit like the one in this pic i saw on this thread...here is what i got so far...idk how they did the trunk emblem but it came out amazing...as soon as i find out how to post pics on here
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Old 10-29-2011, 07:59 PM
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They look great. Are they the ones I suggested from Jlevis?

Ps they Alpines are stupid easy to install. I can do them in both doors in about 45 minutes.

Should be easy for a "Pro".
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Old 10-31-2011, 08:43 AM
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i honestly dont know what they are the place did them for me got me new ones and i knew the guys so i gave them cash and they didnt give me any receipts...idk if thats a good thing or not ahaha but so far with all the rain and snow jersey just got they have been fine so im assuming they are the overlays...they feel like they are

and im just scared im gunna mess the door up...is there a link to a forum you can send me that has a DIY guide?
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