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Old 3rd January 2011, 20:45   #76
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Nice Ride Paaji, Drive Safe!

If you are looking for some mods? then you should contact ecksreturns. He is doing really good with his M3. He might help you in this. He himself reside in CH. Sometimes in Delhi.

Again, Congratulations!

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Nice Ride Paaji, Drive Safe!

If you are looking for some mods? then you should contact ecksreturns. He is doing really good with his M3. He might help you in this. He himself reside in CH. Sometimes in Delhi.

Again, Congratulations!

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I think he has moved to delhi now. Never spotted his cars in chandigarh anymore!!!

UPDATE:

Got call from dealer the windows module part has arrived.. will be going in tomorrow. I'm a Happy man

Guys with 320d here. When engine is at idle do you hear a hissing sound from engine that comes momentarily?

I will talk to service tech about it.


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with the way your car keeps conking off like this its scary how this car will be after 5 years. most indians do not keep cars after 5 years i know but german cars even after 20 years are quality, looks like they just dont make them nice anymore. best of luck, good thing is you seem ok with all this small niggling issues.
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congrats taran,
nice car you got there and glad to see that you are actually using it the way that suits the car as capable as a BMW should be.


and i think i might have seen your car in ludhiana about a month back near jagraon bridge, was caught up in moving traffic when i got a glimpse of a white 320d with aftermarket alloys.
looked pretty damn awesome.

still waiting for the pics with the mods you have done recently.
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I wonder how many will notice it as 320d or M3. Everyone will recognize this beauty as one from the BMW stable.

With 320D already in your kitty, you next logical upgrade should be M3 so be happy(just kidding mate..fantastic ride). Love BMW though biased towards Audi !!!
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hey Taran could you tell me how you got the grill of your Bimmer chromed? From where did you source the SS tape?
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with the way your car keeps conking off like this its scary how this car will be after 5 years. most indians do not keep cars after 5 years i know but german cars even after 20 years are quality, looks like they just dont make them nice anymore. best of luck, good thing is you seem ok with all this small niggling issues.
I plan to keep this car forever or least upgrade to a M3 by selling this off. I dont mind minor niggles considering I have driven this 20K KM in a few months.

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congrats taran,
nice car you got there and glad to see that you are actually using it the way that suits the car as capable as a BMW should be.


and i think i might have seen your car in ludhiana about a month back near jagraon bridge, was caught up in moving traffic when i got a glimpse of a white 320d with aftermarket alloys.
looked pretty damn awesome.

still waiting for the pics with the mods you have done recently.
Yes you surely spotted me.. I will put up the pics / videos soon.

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I wonder how many will notice it as 320d or M3. Everyone will recognize this beauty as one from the BMW stable.

With 320D already in your kitty, you next logical upgrade should be M3 so be happy(just kidding mate..fantastic ride). Love BMW though biased towards Audi !!!
Thanks buddy... You guessed right... dreaming M3 day and night..

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hey Taran could you tell me how you got the grill of your Bimmer chromed? From where did you source the SS tape?
Sir please check back a few pages.. I have replied to that question..

The tape was found at my friends house.. I think he got it from Dubai a few years back..

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Guys update....

power window switch replace under warranty... cost 7500 ...

rest all is excellent....

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Got the pics of car.. Shot with professional camera..

and thats not me standing by the car..
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That's a hot ride!! Black wheels look fab and good that you de-chromed the grill. How about painting the brake calipers bright yellow/red? It'd make the Bimmer look more sporty.
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Car looks great and glad to see someone really enjoying it the way it should be.

And I appreciate your patience regarding the component failure and sort. I would have gone nuts

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It is yellow.
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That's a hot ride!! Black wheels look fab and good that you de-chromed the grill. How about painting the brake calipers bright yellow/red? It'd make the Bimmer look more sporty.
Yes sir. Matte black grill looks pretty sports. Was ordered from the internet. Still have the original just in case I get bored. Calipers are yellow but not that bright.

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And I appreciate your patience regarding the component failure and sort. I would have gone nuts



It is yellow.
Nice find buddy, however theragingbull mentioned them as bright yellow

Right now everything running smooth and I am enjoying every bit of the car.
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Ok guys. AW BMW 3 is now running on 18 inch alloy wheels. Ride is too good now. Went with Roadstone N3000 tyres staggered fitment.

Front 225-40-18
Rear 255-35-18

Tyre pressure is kept at 35 psi all around.

Alloys are M3 replicas with aggressive offset. Car looks like a monster now. Will be posting pics soon.
Awesome ride taran.
Even i am planning to ditch the rfts and go in for 17 inch staggered fitment.
Just wanted to know about the ride quality after removing rfts is it better or the same as rft as you have lowered the profile a lot.

And how much did u pay for the rims and tyres?

Thanks.

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