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Bill Valley 05-06-2011 11:16 AM

Wash
Clay
Menzerna IP
Menzerna Micropolish
2 Coats of Klasse SG

Looks incredible.

1stE53 05-06-2011 09:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bill Valley (Post 822718)
Wash
Clay
Menzerna IP
Menzerna Micropolish
2 Coats of Klasse SG

Looks incredible.


Post some Pictures:thumbup:
how long did it take you?

Gixxerboy63 05-06-2011 10:53 PM

New black satin grille
 
Today, I changed the titanium grille to satin black... what a differance it made! (and only $50!)

Since December; Necessary items that doesn't offer any cosmetic appeal, but adds longevity and a piece of mind; Valley pan gasket, valve cover gasket, timing cover gaskets, full tune up, oil change, etc.... Cosmetic and performance enhancing items; new OEM floor mats, 35% tint, M3 steering wheel conversion.

To come; High end paint job to correct hail damage and poor PDR attempt. Underride protection (please help me find one!) Mediabridge. Bluetooth. BSW Subwoofer upgrade...Yes? Pixel repair. Seat bolster foam repair. Leather gear shift lever.... In the words of Bubba Gump, I think that's about it. :rolleyes:

Ldiggs910 05-07-2011 11:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cisc0 (Post 800273)
Got her a wheel alignment. She's straight as an arrow now. Cursed out the tech though. Moron set my psi @ 50 as opposed to following whats recommended.

I know she needs a wash, but this darn snow in NYC is crazy. Glad my Conti's DWS are awesome!

What shop is that???

1stE53 05-07-2011 02:45 PM

Seems small: I checked the psi on my spare, it had 18psi! What good is a spare if you cant use it. Checked my Merc's spare (first time ever) it didn't even register any air and it is supposed to have 61psi! Good advice, check the spare.

1stE53 05-07-2011 02:48 PM

I changed the CV boot and 4 wheel balance and alignment two days ago! I cheated though. Took it to a shop $190 for all labor. Parts $48 shipped from bmwmercedesparts.com

Up next, fix the height sensor that tore the CV boot in the first place.

sarb 05-08-2011 10:10 AM

Driving it in the rain.

beemerworld 05-08-2011 10:27 AM

today i washed the car properly. going to have an oil change soon. hpoefully ill re paint the front end of the car sometimes during the summer

mactimbuktu 05-11-2011 12:01 AM

Spent 1300$ at a Stealer
 
replacing water pump, thrmostat and inspection1. 51% of that was labor.

RMak 05-19-2011 01:22 PM

Did the 3m headlight restoration today. I'll admit I was worried to death that I might screw it up, but it actually came out pretty decent. Definitely better than before. :thumbup:


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