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      10-31-2011, 07:46 PM   #1
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XDEEDUBBX 's Very Slow Build Thread

Hey guys, well here goes my very slow build thread. Don't expect many great things either lol. I will update this every time I execute a mod. I'm a fan of DIY mods so you will typically see more of those with my build. I purchased my car in Sept 2011.

The day I picked it up from the Stealership. Its a 2011 535i, sports package, and nav:





And here goes my first round of DIY mods. I had some spare carbon fiber vinyl laying around so I put it to good use:





This one came out kinda shabby but oh well:



And I plasti dipped my grills, came out pretty good IMO:





Thats it for now. I ordered some wheels a couple weeks ago so I'm hoping they come in before Xmas LOL!
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      10-31-2011, 07:50 PM   #2
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Nice...
I would like to get those....
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      10-31-2011, 09:53 PM   #3
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Wow very cool hands on touches. I like how you did the matte grille.
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      10-31-2011, 11:17 PM   #4
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thanks guys.

Jaekeem, love your car bro, hope to be there in a year or two lol.
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a very slow build is better than no build at all
looks great so far...
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a very slow build is better than no build at all
looks great so far...
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      11-01-2011, 11:08 AM   #7
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thanks guys. I think im going to start work on the rear diffuser this week, wife took the car today so I don't have it =(
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Looking good! What do u have planned for your diffuser?
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nice!! i have a 3D Designs front and rear diffuser up for sale if your interested. the front lip is painted Alpine White also!
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Looking good! What do u have planned for your diffuser?
Nothing special, I was thinking about making my own set of vortex generators then spraying the center part black. Still deciding on what to use..

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nice!! i have a 3D Designs front and rear diffuser up for sale if your interested. the front lip is painted Alpine White also!
I saw that, man I would pick that up in a heartbeat but I have other priorities right now =(
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all good!!
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Did some work on gettin the rear difusor done but goofed it up. I will start it again tomorrow. Thank god for plasti dip, shit just peels right off! I have an idea on how to add rear vortex generators onto the rear of the bumper. Will post better pix tomorrow.
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      11-09-2011, 10:49 PM   #13
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Car is looking good!
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Any progress on your diffuser?
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      11-10-2011, 01:21 PM   #15
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I did some work on it again yesterday, got better results this time around but still wasn't happy with the way it came out. I will be ordering some matte /flat black vinyl and just go that route.




don't mind the junk in the garage lol, in the process of clearing it out lol



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Love your hands-on approach! I want to do the same to my diffuser, don't really know how good vinyl will do but pls keep me in touch
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thanks. Vinyl will come out a lot cleaner, last time I tried it I didn't have enough vinyl (never measured lol).

Next week I plan on taking it to get tinted!
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Picking my car up from the tint shop in an hour. Went with limo tint.
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DIY FTW! Did you do anything with the chrome fender trims and bumper lights yet? Keep us posted.
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No not yet, maybe on Friday if I have time I'll get it done.

Here's a pic from the tint shop. Went with limo tint. Love the blacked out look! I'll take pix of it tomorrow after a wash and detail.



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Here are the tint pics. Limo tint! Excuse the quality, these were taken by my samsung infuse in my parking structure at work:





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Great parking spot!

Love the tint!
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