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Old 08-09-2004, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just shelled out about $3000 in mods , hope I went the right way. Any feedback appreciated.

Called the Guys at UUC and got set up with :

Stage 4 Suspension which includes the Sachs Street/Track Day Struts, Shocks and springs. Also included are the Sway Bavarian adjustable sway bars.

I already have H & H Fr / Rr strut tower braces.

Race Tranny Mount bushings.

I also picked up the Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.

I ordered the New UUC Twin Silencer Exhaust cat back system. ( On backorder Boo ! )

I called the guys at Turner Motorsports and ordered up

4 wheel brake kit with Zimmerman crossed drilled Rotors Stainless lines and Metal Master Pads.

Oh yea I just finished painting up a Orig BMW M3 front spoiler, should have it on in a couple days. Got that from TMS also.
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Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
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Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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And here is a front view of the ongoing mods.
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98 328is Sport Package M3-Spoiler and Front End,

Turner Motorsports 4 Wheel drilled Rotors.
Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
UUC Sachs Stage 4 Suspension.
Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
Factory BMW M3 Front Bumper with Splitter.
More to follow...MUCH MORE !
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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More pictures . Post pics of under the car.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The Stuffs on it's way from UPS should all be here by the end of the week. Then have to install it all but I will keep you all posted.
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Turner Motorsports 4 Wheel drilled Rotors.
Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
UUC Sachs Stage 4 Suspension.
Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
Factory BMW M3 Front Bumper with Splitter.
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Old 08-09-2004, 10:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Sounds like a pretty good plan to me. I just wish I had the 3g's to put in my car.., Looks to me like you got some good stuff though. Lets us know if it all works well together.
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Old 08-09-2004, 10:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Or you could have just saved up a bit more and gone for sc...

But that's just me. I care more about whats under the hood, than what it looks like frmo the outside (like kit).

Nice mods though.
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Old 08-10-2004, 10:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
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ummm most of his mods are suspesion which are THE BEST mods for a bmw!

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Old 08-10-2004, 11:31 AM   #8 (permalink)
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thats a VERY VERY GOOD way to spend $3k on your Bimmer...excellent suspension upgrades, not to mention you could see about 30+/-HP with all the engine mods/sharking...impressive

definitely keep us posted with pics and such, I am diggin the very clean look of your ride...I don't get to see Silver coupes around much...
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:35 AM   #9 (permalink)
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thats a VERY VERY GOOD way to spend $3k on your Bimmer...excellent suspension upgrades, not to mention you could see about 30+/-HP with all the engine mods/sharking...impressive

definitely keep us posted with pics and such, I am diggin the very clean look of your ride...I don't get to see Silver coupes around much...
yeah i know the silver looks soooo nice nice car dude! once again you will have a great track car after this is all done!

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Old 08-10-2004, 04:14 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I painted the Front end last night and installed it all today. I also picked up the rear valance trim to match the front end. I found out the front end and trim I bought from Turner was an M3 prior to 4/95 . They had smooth trim around the vehicle , which I think looks cleaner anyway.

I'm waiting for the correct fastners for the splitter and then I'll pop that on.
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Turner Motorsports 4 Wheel drilled Rotors.
Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
UUC Sachs Stage 4 Suspension.
Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
Factory BMW M3 Front Bumper with Splitter.
More to follow...MUCH MORE !
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Looks awesome. I've been debating M3 front bumper or not, and so far I'm going to not get one. It's just too much money for cosmetics IMO.
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Old 08-10-2004, 05:05 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Yea it took me a long time to come to grips with the cost and I finnally caved in and did it . I'm glad I did it and it transformed the front end to match the upcomming mods.
I don't want to pose as an M3, so all the 328is Badges will stay. I may put the BMW Motorsport side panel trims (smooth of course) and once I get all the mods done I may put some other type of Emblem on the Lh side of the trunk.
Like a UUMotorwerks logo or something, only because I spent the most $$$ on mods with them.
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Turner Motorsports 4 Wheel drilled Rotors.
Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
UUC Sachs Stage 4 Suspension.
Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
Factory BMW M3 Front Bumper with Splitter.
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I think it looks awesome...can't wait to get one myself...lower down my list though... :P
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Old 08-10-2004, 05:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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nice, m3 bumper looks real good... u painted that yourself...??? nice list!!! too bad i don't have 3g to drop into my car~!
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Old 08-10-2004, 05:26 PM   #15 (permalink)
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i would love to get an m3 front bumper

how hard was it to paint the bumper yourself, let alone get it to match your color?
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