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Old 11-14-2011, 11:45 AM
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:10 PM
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Finally Installed my angel eyes and my black grills. Here's some crappy iPhone pics of the angel eyes for now.
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:09 PM
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Finally Installed my angel eyes and my black grills. Here's some crappy iPhone pics of the angel eyes for now.
Nice! where did you get those?
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:27 PM
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Nice! where did you get those?
thanks. i got them from ebay. they're CCFL. i like em, but i wish they were brighter. especially during the day.

here's the link for the ones that i bought:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/03-10-11-BMW...#ht_3534wt_976
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Old 11-22-2011, 08:28 PM
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thanks. i got them from ebay. they're CCFL. i like em, but i wish they were brighter. especially during the day.

here's the link for the ones that i bought:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/03-10-11-BMW...#ht_3534wt_976
Ohh ok, you added the halos only, I thought you installed the Xenons as well. Good job putting those in there. I wonder if they can be installed in "normal"lights and how will they look.....
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Old 11-23-2011, 12:16 PM
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Ohh ok, you added the halos only, I thought you installed the Xenons as well. Good job putting those in there. I wonder if they can be installed in "normal"lights and how will they look.....
oh. no no, xenon install would be too complex for me to handle. lol. i have oem adaptive bi xenons.
i just did the angel eye install. i was comfortable baking the headlights open since i had to do the same thing to my 04 e46 vert.
by "normal" lights, do you mean that you just have halogens? they should still look good on your car.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:56 PM
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Hi, just "bumping" this thread..having a very hard time find some sort of Body Kit..at this point looks like I will have to order from Europe :-(

EDIT..found another pic of the one on the first page of this thread and link to purchase

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Old 06-17-2012, 05:49 AM
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I have made a few mods to my BMW x3 and here is a rear view.
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:55 AM
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Few more pictures...if you want to see more or want to know what I have done to it let me know. Have a nice day everyone.
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:35 PM
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I have made a few mods to my BMW x3 and here is a rear view.
What type of exhaust are you using on your X3?
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:47 PM
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What type of exhaust are you using on your X3?
Removed one resonator and brought one pipe to each side of the car and put magnaflow mufflers.
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:56 PM
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looks nice, any improvement in performance or exhaust sound? I have been looking and not too much available without custom job which is too expensive.
which magnaflow mufflers did you use?
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:21 PM
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looks nice, any improvement in performance or exhaust sound? I have been looking and not too much available without custom job which is too expensive.
which magnaflow mufflers did you use?
Very big performance and exhaust sound. The part number is 14816. I also have a sprint booster and afe intake installed. I have k&w coilovers installed with 30mm spacers all around and 4.6i BMW x5 rims.
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Old 07-03-2012, 07:00 PM
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Thumbs up Looking awesome!

Where did you get rear spoiler for the extra exhaust tips. I really would like to change on mine.
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Hey guys, I did a search first and there sure doesn't seem to be anyone modding these cars... I have had a few BMW's over the years, and have always enjoyed modding or personalizing to my tastes. And I know, the aftermarket scene is not for everyone, but it just seems like theres NOTHING available!
LED taillights, tinted windows, maybe different wheels, exhausts, intakes, etc. And before anyone lambaste's me, I know these are all personal preferences, but I think modding can be done tastefully, while giving it a more distinct European look.
I think this looks absolutley stunning (minus the go-fast stickers, of course)...

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Old 07-04-2012, 09:36 PM
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I have made a few mods to my BMW x3 and here is a rear view.
I've been wanting to do the exhaust on my x3 for so long but almost everyone I bring it to says it would be hard because of the spare tire...how did u get around that, I have a 335i muffler I want to put on but I'm thinking about what you did instead, which resonator did u take out and how much were the mufflers, could you possibly take a video of the exhaust start up? Lmao sorry for so many questions.
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:29 AM
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I've been wanting to do the exhaust on my x3 for so long but almost everyone I bring it to says it would be hard because of the spare tire...how did u get around that, I have a 335i muffler I want to put on but I'm thinking about what you did instead, which resonator did u take out and how much were the mufflers, could you possibly take a video of the exhaust start up? Lmao sorry for so many questions.
335i exhaust might not fit because it's more center and may need to remove spare. the resonator that is right before the muffler in the rear. The other one I left because of the noise quality would be too loud. I took my car to a muffler place and they did it for me. cost me $200 to get two pipes ran to the back and welded to the existing pipes and then mufflers installed to the pipes and welded those too. The mufflers I bought on my own from discountmuffler.com If you want more pictures of it and a video, I can take some when I get back from my vacation.
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:42 PM
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Do you have a sound clip?
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:28 PM
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Do you have a sound clip?
I have one back home. When I get back to New York after my vacation, I will put one up.
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Old 07-15-2012, 08:30 PM
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I am getting a new toy in late September Mid October of this year. If I don't sell it (the X3) and trade it in I will be stripping off some of the mods since they will neither appreciate nor depreciate the value.

Anyone interested in the aluminum pedals for an MT please send a PM. They cost just a little over $125 and about 9 months old.

Asking $75 plus S & H. Please PM Can't give everything away for free all the time.
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:11 PM
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I have one back home. When I get back to New York after my vacation, I will put one up.
What kind of bulbs are you using? and are they halogen housing??
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:54 PM
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Hello all!!!

I am new to this forum, but have owned several BMWs throughout the years.
my most current BMW is an 09 X3 msport in black Sapphire Metallic color,
I have done a few mods, nothing major, but mostly aesthetics which include:

H&R sport springs: netting about 1.5" drop (have KW coilovers to install soon)
Valentine One Radar Detector Hardwired
Line out converter installed with a JL Audio amp and polk DXI 12" sub
upgraded LED angel eye bulbs
smoked sidemarkers
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Vossen CV2 wheels 20X10.5 rear 20x9 fronts (soon will be changed due to offset problems)
Yellow Fogs
Black Kidney Grills

I will post up pics as soon as I figure out how..

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Here are a few pics of my X3.....
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:10 PM
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Here are a few pics of my X3.....
gorgeous ride

where'd you get your LED angel eyes from?
i bought some CCFL ones from ebay and i'm pretty disappointed at how dim they are. It didn't fit all that great either.
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Old 07-24-2012, 10:57 AM
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Thanks for the compliments, Currently installing KW variant2 Coilovers on the X3 as well as changing the wheels. I think The Angel Eye upgrade I have is the umnitza V3 LED bulbs, They just replace the factory screw in bulb housing with an LED bulb. my only complaint is that they could be a little bit brighter during the day, but the color temp is very nice.
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Old 07-24-2012, 10:58 AM
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here is the link
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