Number 7. Black E46M Coupé

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  1. 16 Jul 2018 at 5:31 PM #1
    Champ19ns

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    Here we go again!

    7th E46 and I just can’t get away from them. I’ve promised myself that this will be a slow burner so I avoid getting bored and selling up!

    Do not expect a raft of modifications in super quick time with this thread, it’s a third car so will not be driven much or worked on extensively. However, it will be looked after and enhanced slowly but surely, all being well :)

    My first M3 was Carbon Black and since then I definitely think it’s the best colour (along with Silbergrau). So I was on the lookout for a CB Coupé with an SMG box - as we all know finding a nice clean one is difficult. With some compromise on my criteria, I decided upon buying Anth’s car which is advertised on Cutters. Extensive maintenance work and the big jobs done meant his car was a very attractive proposition for me, only down side was he was at the other end of the country :( Loong day yesterday but the beast is home!

    Main things done:
    Subframe
    Vanos rebuilt
    Head gasket
    Rod bearings
    Coilovers (was planning on this)
    OE 18’s in perfect condition with track tyres (was planning this)
    Good paint
    New clutch
    Various other bits

    Great guy to buy from, solid gent!

    Decent enough base to start from - will change up to suit my taste - watch this space

    [​IMG]D846F864-DDA9-4B52-BB0C-F7E636150941 by faz Choudhury, on Flickr

    [​IMG]5F45401D-AC5E-45A3-ACA8-AAFA0D45BDFA by faz Choudhury, on Flickr

    [​IMG]301B2049-D47D-41EE-A92A-4043227ACFBA by faz Choudhury, on Flickr

    [​IMG]FE46348E-A0F2-45DB-9D32-029BF925E98C by faz Choudhury, on Flickr

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    [​IMG]0A22FECA-BAC5-40F6-94B1-0D18B8A77B12 by faz Choudhury, on Flickr
     
  2. 16 Jul 2018 at 8:41 PM #2
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    Why am I not surprised to see you back in an E46?! :roflmao:
    Says something when your other car is a GT3...... ;)

    Looks like another great example bro, subscribed for updates!! :thumbsup:
     
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  3. 16 Jul 2018 at 8:50 PM #3
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  4. 16 Jul 2018 at 9:17 PM #4
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    Looks better already on the 18s
     
  5. 16 Jul 2018 at 9:25 PM #5
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    Yeah please don’t put this on 19’s. Looks sooo good on 18’s
     
  6. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:14 PM #6
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    Lol touchwood this ones a keeper :muttley:
     
  7. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:16 PM #7
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    Staying on 18s, need a 12mm spacer on the rear

    Cheers Paul, plenty mods coming your way :D hope you been well mate
     
  8. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:17 PM #8
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    Btw if anyone wants to swap their OEM front and side grills for black ones let me know

    LONDON/ESSEX based

    Also carbon rear and front CSL diffusers are coming off and for sale
     
  9. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:25 PM #9
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    I have some oem front grills if you need some mate
     
  10. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:27 PM #10
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  11. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:33 PM #11
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    Nice car man

    How much for the rear CSL diffuser?
     
  12. 16 Jul 2018 at 10:45 PM #12
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    Any damage/scuffs?

    In the pic it looks like there is a fitment issue on the left hand side.

    If there aren’t I’d be happy to collect this weekend
     
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  14. 16 Jul 2018 at 11:45 PM #14
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    Subscribed to this thread to follow your journey with her Faz, felt a little queezy when I saw this thread pop up, I still haven't fully accepted that she's gone :(.....
     
  15. 18 Jul 2018 at 10:15 PM #15
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    Well the car is being well cared for mate :thumbsup:

    Btw was just a iffy coilpack- replaced today so fingers crossed all good so far

    New headlight lenses ordered today
     
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    Looks spot on with all major issues covered. Congrats :thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks!

    Also - if anyone would like to swap their OEM front and side grills for my black ones in the pic, PM me
     
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    Subscribed and looking forward to this, right now that is not a Faz 46 !!
     
  19. 22 Jul 2018 at 9:47 PM #19
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    Lovely looking car! Looks very clean!

    Love the 18’s too much nicer than 19’s!

    How much for the splitter?
     
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    What tyres are they Faz?
     

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