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      09-20-2013, 08:39 PM   #1
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Smile Sapphire Black M-Performance, NBT, M-Sport & Nappa Build

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Modern Line


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Modern Line


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M Performance Interior


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M Performance Exhaust Note


Mods Installed
  • Tinting
  • M Performance Black Kidney Grills
  • Euro Car Plates
  • M Performance Stainless Steel Pedal Covers
  • M Performance Wheels - 20" 405M, Pirelli RFT
  • M Performance Carbon Fiber Selector Lever
  • M Performance Carbon Fibre Selector Lever Trim
  • M Performance Stainless Steel Footrest
  • M Performance Carbon Fibre Trim
  • M Performance Carbon Fibre Parking Hand Brake with Alcantara
  • M Performance Exhaust
  • M Sport Body Kit
  • M Performance Front Lip
  • M Performance Rear Diffuser
  • M Performance Rear Spoiler
  • M Performance Floor Mats
  • M Sport Side Sills
  • NBT iDrive & Touch Controller
  • M Sport Rear Reflectors Left & Right
  • Painted Airbag Cover
  • M6 Paddle Shifters
  • M Performance Steering Wheel
  • Cowon AW1 Auto Capsule
  • Nappa Leather Sport Seats

Waiting on:
  • M Performance LED Side Sills

Upcoming Mods:
  • Bilstein Suspension B14
  • M Performance Vinyls
  • M Performance Carbon Fiber Exhaust tips
  • M Performance Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers
  • M Performance Brakes

Stock Setup

Exterior

Factory Options: Electrical Sunroof, Modern Line, Bi-Xenon Adaptive Headlights, Lumbar Support, Reverse & Front Camera, Business Navigation, Bluetooth Connectivity, Parking Distance Control.

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Oyster Dakota Leather combined with Burled wood trim and aluminium ascents.

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Modifications
After joining the forum, I started to feel buyers remorse after seeing mostly M-Sport on the forum

Installed M Performance Black Kidney Grills


Removed the 18" Style 415 Wheels

The stock wheels are 18" BMW 415 Turbine Style running on Continental ContiSport 5 RFT.

Installed 20" 405M M Performance Wheels

20" BMW M Performance 405M running on Pirelli P-Zero RFT

Installed M Performance Wheels Pedal & M Performance Floor mats


M Performance Carbon Fiber & Alcantara trim

M Performance Carbon Fiber Trim


M Performance Carbon Fiber Door handle


M Performance Carbon Fiber & Alcantara Hand brake


M Performance Carbon Fiber Gear Shifter & Shifter surround


M Performance Exhaust Installed


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M Sport Conversion

M Sport Body Kit, M Performance Front Splitter & M Performance Rear Diffuser


M-Sport Conversion Complete


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M Performance Carbon Fiber Spoiler


M Sport Side Sills Installed


NBT iDrive Navigation Installed


M Performance Steering Wheel & M6 Paddle Shifter


Nappa Sport Seats Installed


M Performance LED Side Sills Installed

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      09-21-2013, 06:22 AM   #2
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Congrats man enjoy her..... I bought the modern line as well, but in Egypt I couldn't get the xenon and DRL or the moving arm rest or the sport transmission. Did it come like this or you ordered it with these specs.

BTW the wheels look hot, I would paint the fog light whiskers
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      09-21-2013, 07:23 AM   #3
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Car looks beautiful congrats! Those wheels are hot...
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      09-21-2013, 10:36 AM   #4
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Congrats man enjoy her..... I bought the modern line as well, but in Egypt I couldn't get the xenon and DRL or the moving arm rest or the sport transmission. Did it come like this or you ordered it with these specs.

BTW the wheels look hot, I would paint the fog light whiskers
I ordered the DRL with highbeam assist as an extra as for the moving arm rest and sport transmission that was a standard on the 328i. Probably won't paint it, deciding to install a M Sport Body Kit to complete the look.

Yep really love the look of the car but looking to make it more M Sport aggressive.
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      09-21-2013, 03:12 PM   #5
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Nice car, congrats!
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      09-21-2013, 04:26 PM   #6
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Can't argue with the M sport
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      09-22-2013, 07:53 AM   #7
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Most of the appeal of the modern line to me was in those satin silver kidney grills. The black ones still look good with the rest of the modern line accents though. The car looks good overall.
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      09-22-2013, 10:37 AM   #8
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Most of the appeal of the modern line to me was in those satin silver kidney grills. The black ones still look good with the rest of the modern line accents though. The car looks good overall.
Thanks, initially I struggled between swapping the grilles to M-Performance grilles as the Modern Line one felt classier especially with the wheels. The modern line's appeal for me was the oyster leather which felt unique originally.
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      09-22-2013, 10:46 AM   #9
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Thanks, initially I struggled between swapping the grilles to M-Performance grilles as the Modern Line one felt classier especially with the wheels. The modern line's appeal for me was the oyster leather which felt unique originally.
The interior is indeed beautiful and unique (especially the beige steering wheel and dash).

But wow, the modern line accents really compliment your black car well! I don't understand why it is not very popular. I think it because many don't like the steering wheel and dash in beige too.

Congrats and get used to getting jealous looks in your new beauty!
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      09-24-2013, 08:50 AM   #10
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The interior is indeed beautiful and unique (especially the beige steering wheel and dash).

But wow, the modern line accents really compliment your black car well! I don't understand why it is not very popular. I think it because many don't like the steering wheel and dash in beige too.

Congrats and get used to getting jealous looks in your new beauty!
Thanks for the compliment. Yep, definitely going to make many ppl jealous. Just last weekend whilst I was parked on the street, noticed some ppl admiring the wheel.

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      01-01-2014, 01:05 AM   #12
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Very nice CF interior! I see u are in NSW. Where did you get the CF bits as I want to mod my 428 thx!
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      01-01-2014, 01:31 AM   #13
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      01-11-2014, 07:57 AM   #14
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Just got the M Performance Exhaust installed; Added a pic of the engraved M
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      01-11-2014, 04:19 PM   #15
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How does the M performance exhaust sound compare to the one on the 335? Still a noticeable difference?
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      01-12-2014, 07:24 AM   #16
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How does the M performance exhaust sound compare to the one on the 335? Still a noticeable difference?
The Exhaust drones at cold start. Burbles with a deep bellow exhaust note at low speeds.
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So great! Also planning doing some upgrades on my Modern Line, your car is an inspiration. Thanks.
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The Exhaust drones at cold start. Burbles with a deep bellow exhaust note at low speeds.
Does it sound almost as good as a 335i? Is the sound difference with a stock exhaust still noticable in the higer RPM's?
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      01-12-2014, 02:52 PM   #21
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Thanks, everyone. Going to get the ball rolling and hopefully complete all the mods in the next couple of months.


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So great! Also planning doing some upgrades on my Modern Line, your car is an inspiration. Thanks.
Thanks, glad it's helped. Nice to see more Modern Line members making mods.

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Does it sound almost as good as a 335i? Is the sound difference with a stock exhaust still noticable in the higer RPM's?
The exhaust sounds similar to the 335i's stock exhaust with the burble and cracking noise, however the M Performance 328i sounds slightly more throatier and deeper. Under rev the 328i M Performance & 335i is hardly noticeable but the 328i M Performance burbles at bit more.

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Does the M on the M performance gear selector light up at night?
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