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    KendrickC's Australian 325i Individual Thread

    Not a ZHP I know... but one day it'll have an S54, M3 rear end, and a manual gearbox (most likely will be done in a reverse order).

    VIN: FX62381. Munich built sedan. Completed on the 17th April 2003. I am the fourth owner of the vehicle. Originally purchased by a chap in Brisbane, then by a chap on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, then by this poor example of owner bloke in the next neighbourhood over from me, and finally myself.

    Options list:
    - EU2 Exhaust Emissons Standard
    - RHD
    - Automatic
    - Sport Suspension Settings (S226A)
    - M-Sport Steering Wheel
    - Factory model number delete
    - M-Sport 2
    - Climate Comfort laminated glass
    - Climate Comfort windscreen
    - Sunroof

    The important Individual stuff:
    - Colour - Estoril Blue Metallic
    - Upholstery - Seat side sections, headrests, arm rests (rear), and door trim inserts are Alcantara. Rear seat is suede. Rest of car is Montana Black
    - Original steering wheel was bi-colour (top/bottom beige, left/right black) with beige stitching.

    Maintenance List (Either OE or OEM parts unless otherwise stated):
    - Sparks, valve cover gasket, new tyres (Achilles ATR Sport 2)
    - Ignition Coil #2 replaced
    - Oil filter housing gasket
    - Mechanical Fan replaced with manual transmission electric fan
    - Cooling System Overhaul (Motul Inugel Ultra coolant)
    - MAF replaced
    - Brake Overhaul
    - DISA Rebuilt
    - Pulleys and belts overhauled
    - Driver regulator
    - Front suspension overhauled (bar struts/springs)
    - Intake boots replaced
    - CCV overhaul
    - Transmission serviced
    - VANOS rebuilt (Beisan)
    - Oil pressure switch replaced
    - Intake camshaft position sensor replaced
    - Oil level sensor replaced
    - M3 engine mounts and oil pan gasket replaced
    - Rebuilt rear calipers (new seals and new bleeder valves)
    - Fuel pump replaced

    Modification List:
    - Umnitza Orion V4 angel eyes
    - Eagle Eyes LED tailights (dead/sold)
    - OEM M3 strut brace (sold)
    - ECS Tuning CF strut brace (sold)
    - Eonon GM5150
    - Ultra-Gauge (WOLFN8TR's thread convinced me!)
    - Brushed aluminium/aluminum sedan interior trim
    - Projector retrofit (Morimoto Mini H1 with 5500k bulbs)
    - Turner Motorsport 27mm front sway bar
    - ECS Tuning Billet aluminium dipstick, oil filter cap, and WP pulley
    - ECS Tuning magnetic drain plug
    - Stud conversion (ECS/Mishimoto)
    - Remus muffler
    - M3 steering wheel w/ Tri-Stitch
    - BMW Performance handbrake handle
    - BMW Performance CF strut brace
    - Muteki 20mm open ended lug nuts
    - BMW Performance intake
    - Catch can (Radium Engineering)
    - Genuine BMW Style 403 F: 19"x8" R: 19"x8.5" -> back to Mishimoto lug nuts

    Future Plans:
    - Coilovers (Hakon/Ground Control)
    - Enkei RPF1 18"x8.5 ET40 square or APEX ARC-8 18x8 ET40 (See above for current)
    - Big Brake Kit (Wilwood AERO6 or if I can afford it... AP Racing Monoblocs)
    - Manual Swap (looking for an S5D-320Z ideally, but open to others!)
    - M3 rear end inc. LSD
    - Subframe reinforcement (Vince Bar + Plates if they're still in production when I get around to it
    - S54B32
    Last edited by KendrickC; 12-29-2016 at 02:45 AM.

    '03 325i 6MT Individual - Estoril Blue

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