435d looking like an m4

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435d looking like an m4

Post by adamcrake1 » 28 Feb 2018, 21:41

hello everyone quick question.
I want my 435d to look exactly like an m4 down to the last nut and bolt. just wondered if anyone did this and if anyone can provide me with a full list of everything I need to do this please it would be much appreciated.
thanks in advance

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by RayB » 28 Feb 2018, 22:16

I doubt anyone has done it due to the cost involved. The interior alone will cost a fortune.

It would probably be cheaper to buy a real one

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by adamcrake1 » 28 Feb 2018, 22:35

interior is 2500 and the running costs won't be once my 435d has had a stage 2 map it will be just as quick as an m4 but the running cost so much cheaper hense my reason for wanting this

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by cockneyrebel » 28 Feb 2018, 22:47

Got a feeling you'll be ridiculed for going to such lengths to convert what will still be a Deisel powered car at the end of the day.
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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by M60NJP » 01 Mar 2018, 07:31

As above - total waste of money. not just £2500 for the interior but more than double again for the exterior.......including the exhausts!

Buy an M4 - why wouldn't you? They too can be further tuned for less than a pretend version.........

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Post by RayB » 01 Mar 2018, 07:43

So to change it you'll need......

Body panels inc carbon panels. Bonnet, boot, roof, grilles, front and rear bumpers wings and widen the rear arches which alone will cost a fortune........good luck with changing the roof as well!
Wheels/Tyres
Mirrors
Interior
Suspension
Exhaust
Brakes
Strut brace
Re-spray
Tinted glass possibly
Shark fin antenna
Badges? (Please, no......)
A very well rehearsed explanation as to why you did it. (Free)

I've probably forgotten loads

Then you've got the fact that you've tuned the engine to achieve at least an extra 100 bhp

You'll then be left with a car that owes you thousands of pounds and impossible to sell to get your money back

What's the point?

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by adamcrake1 » 01 Mar 2018, 08:16

hi guys completely understand where you are all coming from I really do is it not just as easy as bumpers skirts and possibly bonnet. I just wanted it to look like an m4 without the running costs of an m4 that's all and I don't plan on selling this car lol thanks for your input people it is giving me a real insight on weather to bother or not

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by RayB » 01 Mar 2018, 08:25

They are a nice looking car anyway, loads you can do to them without making it into a replica

My advice would be to modify it tastefully. Have a look around for different bumper options, perhaps lower it and change the wheels

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by adamcrake1 » 01 Mar 2018, 12:27

yea I think I will mate I would love a stainless system to give it a nice grumble and then i think your right if I'm honest cheers for your help guys didn't realise there was so much to go into it

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Re: 435d looking like an m4

Post by cockneyrebel » 01 Mar 2018, 13:06

Good choice, tasteful over wannabe all day long, good luck with your project :-bd
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