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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 02:49:56 AM   #21
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Installed a new OE wheel today: (switching the bottom trim)




New wheel makes the entire interior newer!
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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"

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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 03:14:06 AM   #22
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

OE chrome kidney grills with painted satin black slats and washed. Went back to OE on the gills and clear corners and sides for an OE+ look.





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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"

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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 03:19:16 AM   #23
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Nice journal! Great example of a cleanly modded SG M3. The new steering wheel looks good!

Edit those most recent pictures of the grills don't show up for me. Where did you host them?
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 03:35:31 AM   #24
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Thanks Brian! Ya, imgur which doesn't seem to link well. I was getting fed up with photophucket. Any suggestions?

If you click on the photo and ask it to load or open it up in a separate tab, that works sometimes :/
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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 03:55:44 AM   #25
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Thanks for the color code! Cars looking better and better with every update. New steering wheel looks great, another question... can you remove just the bottom of the steering wheel trim without removing the top?
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 04:03:44 AM   #26
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Photobucket was downsampling my images, so moving to flickr and will reupload.
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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"

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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 04:04:38 AM   #27
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Thanks for the color code! Cars looking better and better with every update. New steering wheel looks great, another question... can you remove just the bottom of the steering wheel trim without removing the top?
No, unfortunately. The bottom attaches to the top, then both to the wheel.
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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 08:34:27 AM   #28
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Thanks Brian! Ya, imgur which doesn't seem to link well. I was getting fed up with photophucket. Any suggestions?

If you click on the photo and ask it to load or open it up in a separate tab, that works sometimes :/
Ahh I thought so. I know someone listed some work around but I usually browse on my phone. Honestly I don't like photobucket that much either. I used to use it a few years ago. Lately I have been using Flickr.

Grills look good though I can see the ones you reuploaded. I'm a fan of the chrome surround and matte black slats on our color.
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 06:01:30 PM   #29
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Nice. That car looks good
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Old Sun, Dec-18-2016, 06:10:57 PM   #30
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Default Re: Tyler's "Better late than never" 2004 SG 6MT Slicktop Journal

Thanks guys! Ya I'm liking the kidneys, both classy and aggressive!
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/// 2004 SilberGrau M3 Coupe 6MT slicktop manual seats no nav______________________JOURNAL

-Evolve-R alpha N Evolve CSL CF Airbox eVenturi Scoop Euro Headers|sect 1 Besian D/A pullies/fan delete WPC rod bearings
-TMS Camber & Subf plates RE Street Trans Mounts AKG poly SUB/DIFF SDW RTAB ZHP knob + UUC DSSR GroundControl S/A (Koni/Eibach 440/550) + tall RSMs
-BMW Motorsport 4.10 OE CSL trunk APEX 75mm Studs Sportline 8S 18x8.5/9.5" PSS 245/275 ss brake/clutch lines
-Pioneer DEH-80PRS Eclipse PA5422 CDT HD-6 + WS-100i CDT EX-530 8" Kicker

DD/Beater: 1999 Civic LX - Kenwood x998 PPI 1600.4 CDT HD-6 + HD-100 CDT EX-530 Clarion 10"
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