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I'm coming from an E46 M3, 6 speed that was my first true sports car which I purchased when I got home from my tour overseas. I loved it. But after I got into kart racing and read up more on cars I realized that my M3 was more of a gt car than an actual sports car. I then went on a hunt for a new car and test drove another E92 M3, a 997 911 Carrera S, and a Corvette C6 ZO6.

then something else happened, I got let go from my job:yay:. So I have moved back to central IL but I'm thankful to be back at work and still looking to continue to improve my life. Luckily a nissan stealership down the road from my place had my car on for sale and I got it for a great deal! It took me one test drive and I knew that this was the car I wanted.

I was originally shooting for an Evo IX but those are coming just as expensive for some reason. Oh well. After doing some proper Top Gear youtubing as well as actual research I found that the Evo X would be a better fit for me, especially given the warranty! So here goes, here's my old M3:


and my new baby:



why do I like it? because I can do this with it:




I just ordered some new rims for the car as well as tires. I will add on an ETS V2 exhaust when I can find one (if you have one for sale please let me know!) and an AMS tune! my current mod list:

ETS 4'' front mount intercooler anodized black
ETS air intake
ETS open dump downpipe
ETS cat delete pipe (test pipe)
Nisei upper intercooler pipe
Grimmspeed electronic boost controller
TWM short throw shifter
AEM wideband air/fuel gauge
STRI digital boost gauge
and it's been tuned!

any other recommendations?? Thanks!
 

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You can now kiss the warranty goodbye, hopefully that was not the only reason you got it! Nice though. You will love it with those mods.
lol well i called a dealer and gave them my vin it still has a warranty. I've taken it in a couple times albeit just for tire related stuff but oh well.
 

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Congrats but sad to say, and as I found out, your warranty Is gone with the tune and those mods.
And if there is one manufacturer that loves to deny warranty coverage it's Mitsu.
Enjoy the car though and start saving for a woops fund.
 

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Congrats but sad to say, and as I found out, your warranty Is gone with the tune and those mods.
And if there is one manufacturer that loves to deny warranty coverage it's Mitsu.
Enjoy the car though and start saving for a woops fund.
boo. yea that's true. I do have the option of buying a third party warranty through the nissan dealer so we'll see.

ps can anyone suggest a nice ets v2 exhaust for sale? If i can buy used i'd prefer that.
 

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Welcome!!

The car was tuned by Devin for a ETS V2 exhaust. I was there at the time Mike traded the car in. Unfortunately the dealer was not giving us the money we wanted for the car so we took the exhaust out. All you need is a 3" exhaust, nothing else...

also how much did you pay for the car?

and this is a much better forum than evom for Xs.
 

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Welcome!!

The car was tuned by Devin for a ETS V2 exhaust. I was there at the time Mike traded the car in. Unfortunately the dealer was not giving us the money we wanted for the car so we took the exhaust out. All you need is a 3" exhaust, nothing else...

also how much did you pay for the car?

and this is a much better forum than evom for Xs.
Oh ok. Hmm...is that the same thing in terms of the whole set up? Meaning all I need is a 3inch ets and I have the v2 setup back?

28.6k out the door
 

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ummm......Mitsu = Warranty failboat. But regardless, its a great car for the money and you will be PLENTY happy as long as you don't go too crazy with the mods.
 

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ummm......Mitsu = Warranty failboat. But regardless, its a great car for the money and you will be PLENTY happy as long as you don't go too crazy with the mods.
For sure. Trust me mods on the m3 are stupid expensive. Whereas the evo comes the way I want it: recaro seats, brembo brakes, amazing suspension and amazing handling. That would cost around 10k for an e46.
 

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Oh ok. Hmm...is that the same thing in terms of the whole set up? Meaning all I need is a 3inch ets and I have the v2 setup back?

28.6k out the door
Thats a great deal. We traded it in for 24k.
 

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Oh ok. Hmm...is that the same thing in terms of the whole set up? Meaning all I need is a 3inch ets and I have the v2 setup back?

28.6k out the door
You don't specifically need the ets, pretty much any dual tip true 3" would do, since they all flow about the same.
 

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