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First M plus new member
16-05-2019, 01:11 AM (This post was last modified: 16-05-2019 01:22 AM by IQU_777.)
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First M plus new member
Hi everyone..
Firstly.. This is the first forum I ever joined and first post.. "caution newbie alert"

So last year September I decided to take ownership of my first M car a 2015 F80 M3 low millage and still on plan.
Lemme just say coming from a worked 7r this thing is scary and my style of driving had to adjust quite abit from awd to rwd.

Car is still stock besides from some cosmetic work
Stereo speakers is a bummer so decided to amplify the orignal ones and added a small alpine sub.
Rear tyres took a beating from all the hard pulls decided to go broader with the 295 in the back and 275 in front, michlen pss.

Future plans, car feels abit high so got HnR springs needs to be installed but contemplating should I really? Opinions?

Really want to do the downpipe and mid pipes just waiting for one of those black friday specials.

Thoughts on JB never really went the plug and play route always software not sure with bmw.

Looking foward to meeting some of yourll and feel free to share your thoughts

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2015 BMW F80 M3 STOCK - CURRENT
2015 GOLF 7R STAGE 2+ - EX
2013 SCIROCCO R STAGE 3+ - EX
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16-05-2019, 05:36 AM
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Welcome buddy... Beautiful cab and congrats. Wishing you many happy and safe kilos.

Be sure to check out the events section for news on our almost monthly events here in JHB.

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16-05-2019, 05:45 AM
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Congrats and welcome.

I came from a 300kw AWD car and it certainly is an adjustment at first Rofl interested to hear some of your other impressions.

PnP is your best bet if on plan... even then be careful when taking the car in for work. Also IMHO start with the drop and then get used to the car first before the power mods.

I love the f80 look - so aggressive! Wish you many happy miles

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16-05-2019, 06:08 AM (This post was last modified: 16-05-2019 06:08 AM by BeemerFanatic.)
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My favorite car and color, dunno anymore


Congrats man, looks great, I like the subtle changes you did Thumbs
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16-05-2019, 06:20 AM
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Welcome Bud Thumbs

Current: E92 335i N54 (Manual)
Daily: 9n3 Polo 1.9TDI SL

Ex:
Pre LCI E90 330D (RK Motion Tuned), 9n3 Polo 1.9TDI SL, Golf 1 Velociti (2L 8v fully worked), Corsa Utility 1.7DTI
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16-05-2019, 07:39 AM
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welcome, great car to start BMW ownership

No, no, he didn’t slam you, he didn’t bump you, he didn’t nudge you… he *rubbed* you. And rubbin, son, is racin’. – Harry Hogge, Days of Thunder

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2007 530d MSport (DP, 76mm exhaust, RK Motion tune, OEM M6 wheels)
2012 X1 2.0D MSport
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16-05-2019, 07:57 AM
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Congrats budBravo

Like I said when you purchased the vehicle from us that you were going to love it Cartel

Let the modding begin smile bounce

Regards

Donovan

Current: 2016 BMW M4 M-DCT
Ex: 2015 BMW F21 M135i Sport Auto
Ex: 2013 BMW F20 M135i Sport Auto

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16-05-2019, 07:59 AM
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Welcome. Congrats. Your car looks great. Bravo
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16-05-2019, 08:03 AM
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What a car. Black grills up front and a drop, then enjoy for a bit...then power mods if you still think you need them. Personal opinion, just a DP is enough.
Chat to Nishen at TMSS, amazing workmanship there and they know what they doing.

Current:
M135i F20 Estoril Blue 6MT - Weekend Warrior
Opel Corsa Utility 1.4 Sport - Daily

SO:
320d F30 MSport Alpine White 8sp A/T
Gone but not forgotten:
Peugeot 207 HDi 1.6 HDi
Honda Civic Type R FN2 NHB


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16-05-2019, 08:08 AM
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congrats & welcome...lovely car...drop it ja ...and sure do power mods ..you come from a worked 7R ...so you know how it goes...a lil more power...a lil more..

current: BMW E92 M3 (bearings could be fcukd)
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16-05-2019, 08:09 AM
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Welcome, Courage Fencelook

Current: F10 520D M Sport
Current: Audi A4 B8.5 1.8T
Ex: E92 325i M LCI
Ex: E90 323i Exclusive LCI
Ex: E90 320i Individual LCI
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16-05-2019, 08:35 AM
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Welcome! Car looks so good! Praise Defs install the lowering kit! it will sit so good! smile bounce

For Performance mods have a chat with Rennzport

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16-05-2019, 08:44 AM
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Welcome and what a beast you have there!Thumbs

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16-05-2019, 08:51 AM
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Stunning car this! YMB is a personal fav of mine, wanted a YMB from the first time I saw that color!
Enjoy, yes RWD vs AWD.. You need some discipline! Cartel

Current:
'14 F30 335i MSport Alpine White III, Coral Red, Sat Nav, iDrive touch, PDC + reverse cam, Harman Kardon, N55 222.4wkw | 413wnm STOCK
'16 F30 318i LCI Manual, Alpine White III, Black Leather
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'12 F20 118i
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16-05-2019, 10:07 AM
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Congrats broer
Enjoy that beautiful magnificent piece of engineering
Bravo

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16-05-2019, 10:22 AM
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Congrats and welcome bud!

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(Weekend) 2008 E92 M3 coupe - Manual, S65, EDC, Alpine white
(Hers) 2016 Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost - Manual, White

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16-05-2019, 10:49 AM
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PS - I loved Courage the Cowardly Dog!!!
Does it still show anywhere? lol

Current:
M135i F20 Estoril Blue 6MT - Weekend Warrior
Opel Corsa Utility 1.4 Sport - Daily

SO:
320d F30 MSport Alpine White 8sp A/T
Gone but not forgotten:
Peugeot 207 HDi 1.6 HDi
Honda Civic Type R FN2 NHB


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16-05-2019, 05:24 PM
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Congrats and welcome to the M club. Bravo YMB stands out since it was the launch color for the F80. Btw your 2nd last picture really makes the color pop. The color holds up well maintenance wise as you don’t see the swirl marks etc.
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20-05-2019, 11:24 PM
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Welcome, one hell of a nice car you have there.

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1994 Kadett 200iS
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23-05-2019, 02:53 PM
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Nice car mate, enjoy it and welcome
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