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      03-10-2012, 12:20 AM   #1
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Hi Guys,

I just bought the Z4 today. I have been following this forum past couple of weeks.

Can some one suggest some appearance mods for my car?
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      03-10-2012, 12:27 AM   #2
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here are few pics.. First mod is painted the silver inserts and installed the BMW performance grill
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      03-10-2012, 02:30 AM   #3
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Stubby antenna, tinted windows, and black or gun metal wheels. Congrats on the new car.
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      03-10-2012, 02:47 PM   #4
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So I'm new to this forum process and need some advice, suggestions, recommendations....after much thought and deliberation I decided to pull the trigger on a z4 35i. Drove it and loved it. I want a convertible and was tossing between this and a 650. I know completely different machines but in the end decided for a 2011 z4. Anything I need to be aware of or look out for? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks
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      03-10-2012, 02:51 PM   #5
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blackbeast, by the way, beautiful modification. That grill is sick. Any particular company?
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Congrats and welcome to the Z4 family.

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Can some one suggest some appearance mods for my car?
In addition to stubby antenna, tint and new wheels, maybe some painted reflectors and lower it a bit? And SmartTop, well worth it in my book.


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blackbeast, by the way, beautiful modification. That grill is sick. Any particular company?
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rfx45, the SmartTop, can be purchased from the dealer. This can open/close the top while the car is riding, correct? How much does this go for? Also, the front grill is factory BMW? Thanks for the info.
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SmartTop is an aftermarket upgrade. Check this thread for more info on the module: http://e89.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=356462

And yeah, the grill is an official BMW accessory: http://www.shopbmwusa.com/ProductDet...ProductId=2842
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here are few pics.. First mod is painted the silver inserts and installed the BMW performance grill
Congratulations .... A light tint would look great on this car.

I notice your wheels are OEM Style 296, they are great wheels, however, are known to crack so keep an eye on them ... read some threads about the issue.

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Hi Guys,

By the way, the Grill is from BMW as other already told. Dealer charged me $160 for grills and install.
Thanks for the suggestions. I will take the stubby antenna, painted reflectors and tint.

I am not decided about the wheels though?
Any suggestions for Black/Gun Metal 19" wheels? Which color will look better on Black z4?
Also any suggestions on tires for smoother ride? Run-flats are too harsh for me.

Thanks.
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      03-10-2012, 05:22 PM   #11
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congrats looks pretty cool keep it that way thats enough.
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I am not decided about the wheels though?
Any suggestions for Black/Gun Metal 19" wheels? Which color will look better on Black z4?
Also any suggestions on tires for smoother ride? Run-flats are too harsh for me.

Thanks.
I just got some new 18's on my car but I'm already considering switching to some 19's too. I got my eye on BBS RS-GT or LM-R in diamond black, I think it'll look great on the Z4. Some HRE P40S in flat black powder coat should look great as well.
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here are few pics.. First mod is painted the silver inserts and installed the BMW performance grill
Nice car but that dude in the background is about to pull a gun... Run!!!
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      03-13-2012, 07:35 AM   #14
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nice car, can't wait to see the mold from your car.
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