Ray's e36 M3

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Ray's e36 M3

Post by RayB » 16 Feb 2012, 20:11

After a massive amount of thought as to what to do, I've decided that I'm going to take it back to basics

Exterior

Full respray as currently the paintwork is shocking, I could have done better with a rattle can in some places!! Hard top included in the respray
All five wheels to be refurbed and remain the original 17"
Headlights back to OEM with NO angel eyes!! Obviously clears were standard so they will stay
Smaller aerial
New plates

Suspension

I'm not going to lower it, suspension will remain the same

Interior

Loose the chrome trim around the door panels, not sure what the guy was thinking when he done this mod!!
Change the pedals as the ACS ones fitted are a little worn now

Engine

A good clean
ACS strut bar will remain
Induction kit will remain

Sounds

Sub and amps sorted, just need the rest of the kit now and still not made my mind up on the rest

Pictures to follow, this is not going to be the fastest project known to man but should take shape within two or three months

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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by mr sideways » 16 Feb 2012, 20:47

Sounds good, I dont think an M3 should be messed about with too much.

Come to the next ace cafe and you can have a listen to my new system, and I have that sub for you.
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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by lizzie » 16 Feb 2012, 20:55

sounds good Ray . Look forward to following your project. :)

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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by M60NJP » 16 Feb 2012, 20:55

As-is pics to start us off?

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Post by RayB » 16 Feb 2012, 21:19

Pics to follow which will show the progress Neal

Thx Lizzie :D

Brendon, I will give you a call over the weekend as I could be over your way early next week

Thanks for the positive response guys, I think I've made the right decision on this one

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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by Astone46jack » 16 Feb 2012, 22:28

Nice plans mate, nit many standard good examples about! What sub you getting mate? :D
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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by E36 lover » 17 Feb 2012, 07:28

thats what i like to hear ray keep it how it was intended to be :thumbup:
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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by DJ Syxx » 17 Feb 2012, 19:50

Nothing like fresh paint, should look mint once done :)
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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by gunner1 » 17 Feb 2012, 21:01

need pics :D :D :D
bill :D
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Re: Ray's e36 M3

Post by M60NJP » 17 Feb 2012, 21:13

DJ Syxx wrote:Nothing like fresh paint....
Spot on!

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