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      02-03-2020, 11:39 AM   #67
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Wow Flo this is looking great!
Just wondering what year CLS AMG did you have?
Hey appreciate it! It was an 06 - the last of the 5.4L supercharged motors. Ahh do I miss the sound of it's longtube headers & full exhaust!
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Which part number on the RPI scoops did you install? On the website I don’t see anything for FP6/F12/F13?
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Which part number on the RPI scoops did you install? On the website I don’t see anything for FP6/F12/F13?
Here ya go

http://www.raceprecision.com/product/RPI-I1013.html
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Here ya go

http://www.raceprecision.com/product/RPI-I1013.html
Sweet!! Thanks Flo!! I didn’t think to check the M section (duh).

I wonder if anyone’s fitted these on a plain ol 650? I might have to do some digging. I had one of these on my E60 535 and loved the red peaking through the front grills.
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Sweet!! Thanks Flo!! I didn’t think to check the M section (duh).

I wonder if anyone’s fitted these on a plain ol 650? I might have to do some digging. I had one of these on my E60 535 and loved the red peaking through the front grills.
That I’m not sure of. I’d imagine it would work all the same though.

It does look pretty sinister with the red shining through. That plus the aggressive headlights scream “move out my way!” Lol


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      03-22-2020, 05:05 PM   #73
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Update time...

The car FINALLY has some life to it. Having the power is great, but I personally need the exhaust to match the speed. So, what's changed:

-Coding
-NGK Spark Plugs gapped to .020"
-Mission Performance Stage 2 Tune
-VRSF Catless Downpipes

Even with the Competition exhaust and the Megan Racing axle back, the car was pretty much on mute IMO. Maybe not so much from the outside, but I couldn't hear anything while driving - even with the windows down. I would say the interior noise was a 2/10 prior to DPs. Now, 7.5/10 and in a good way. Zero drone yet you can still hear the exhaust with the windows up. Roll them down 1" and you'll instantly smile.

I will be adding a GT Haus Meisterschaft mid section with the velocity box in the next couple of months. The car definitely doesn't "need" it, but its more so a preference thing of me wanting more sound compared to most people.

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Gapping Plugs to .020"




Post Downpipe install / Loading Stage 2 Tune


Video comparing the exhaust with the axle back only and axle back + downpipes...As we all know, videos never do exhaust notes justice but believe me when I say it sounds sooo much louder. And not just louder for the sake of noise, but the tone is very unique.

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Do you have the codes for the stuff you enabled.
particularly the longer time for the hud ///M display
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Who/how did you get it coded?
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Do you have the codes for the stuff you enabled.
particularly the longer time for the hud ///M display
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Who/how did you get it coded?
I don’t have the codes unfortunately. I payed someone to do all my coding remotely. I just sat there and went over all the available options one by one. If you want his info, DM me.
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Tail lights are now tinted to a deep cherry red color. The lights are coded to run as DRL so the light color will always shine through for a nice contrast.







Meisterschaft LXR mid section exhaust up next.
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Tail lights are now tinted to a deep cherry red color. The lights are coded to run as DRL so the light color will always shine through for a nice contrast.







Meisterschaft LXR mid section exhaust up next.
That's a great look for the taillights. Link to the tint color you used?

Also any fitment issues with the downpipes?
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      04-14-2020, 12:31 PM   #79
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That's a great look for the taillights. Link to the tint color you used?

Also any fitment issues with the downpipes?
Thanks. I don't have a direct link for the film as I had my tint guy do the install, but the brand is Lamin-x. I used the lightest film they offer for tail light tinting.

Zero fitment issues on the downpipes. Again, I didn't do the install but my go-to performance shop did and they would've definitely let me know if they had issue$$$.
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      04-18-2020, 03:42 PM   #80
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Hi Flo,
I am following this thread since #1 and I have to say your car looks amazing. Very well done all you changes. I really love ❤️ the sound
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Definitely felt the "M tax" on these center caps, but well worth it in the end. OEM caps but finished in complete gloss black via IND - always top quality btw.





A few more photos after my annual paint polishing process.







Still waiting on my Meistershaft LXR mid section exhaust. I was told by the end of May so we'll see.

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I drive around, walking back to my car in the parking lot, think to myself "yeah, sitting pretty".. then I see your stance and immediately change my mind "MUST... GET... SPRINGS!!" lol.
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Car looks great here! Very aggressive.
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A few more photos after my annual paint polishing process.



Great looking car, love the stance

How much drop from stock did the H&R Sport Springs give you? It looks like they have a few different levels of drop on their site. I've been eyeing a set of Eibach's to provide a 0.8" lowering, just trying to gauge what that might look like relative to what height you are at.

Also, the subtle taillight tint on your car has sparked an interest for me. I have done the same coding to have the DRL's in the taillights activated so I'm tempted to do the tint for a little deeper color and have the DRL shine through. The darker cherry red looks fantastic against the silver, I'm just worried that against my sapphire black they might end up a little too dark and wash out a bit. Do you have a photo of the taillights tinted with the car/DRL's off?
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I drive around, walking back to my car in the parking lot, think to myself "yeah, sitting pretty".. then I see your stance and immediately change my mind "MUST... GET... SPRINGS!!" lol.
Haha! Yeah, a proper stance/fitment can truly enhance the appearance of a vehicle. My appointment was scheduled before I even had the car lol do it!

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Car looks great here! Very aggressive.
Thanks man!
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Great looking car, love the stance

How much drop from stock did the H&R Sport Springs give you? It looks like they have a few different levels of drop on their site. I've been eyeing a set of Eibach's to provide a 0.8" lowering, just trying to gauge what that might look like relative to what height you are at.

Also, the subtle taillight tint on your car has sparked an interest for me. I have done the same coding to have the DRL's in the taillights activated so I'm tempted to do the tint for a little deeper color and have the DRL shine through. The darker cherry red looks fantastic against the silver, I'm just worried that against my sapphire black they might end up a little too dark and wash out a bit. Do you have a photo of the taillights tinted with the car/DRL's off?
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So the H&R springs dropped the front exactly 1" and the rear .8". This is from me actually measuring before/after - not just going by what H&R quotes. The front tire is slightly tucked and the rear 100% closes the gap but without tucking - ideal for me.

Here are the only random shots I have with the lights off. The detail of the tail light design definitely shines through on sunny days.

(Took this for a after/before shot of me polishing the scratches out of the film)



(The day I got them tinted)

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So the H&R springs dropped the front exactly 1" and the rear .8". This is from me actually measuring before/after - not just going by what H&R quotes. The front tire is slightly tucked and the rear 100% closes the gap but without tucking - ideal for me.

Here are the only random shots I have with the lights off. The detail of the tail light design definitely shines through on sunny days.

(Took this for a after/before shot of me polishing the scratches out of the film)



(The day I got them tinted)

Awesome, thanks for the info! Keep up the good work
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Thanks. I don't have a direct link for the film as I had my tint guy do the install, but the brand is Lamin-x. I used the lightest film they offer for tail light tinting.
Could this be them?
https://lamin-x.com/bmw-m6-13-15-tail-light-covers.html

Lightest option is the "Tint", I think.
Gives it a darker red hue.

- Leo.
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