Coung Phan's BMW M3

Posted by PAS Staff on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 in Car Features

Coung Phans BMW M3 1

Coug Phan wanted to build something that would stand out and grab your attention without the usual bright colors and tacky parts. The Flossman widebody is a special order kit that takes a few months to arrive. It consists of a front bumper, rear bumper and widened flared fenders with pressure relief vents and matching sideskirts. All of the pieces were carefully moldered to the body for a smooth, clean look before being shot in a custom “blue hue” metallic. The kidney grilles and side-vents were hit with matte black for a toned down look, matching the smoked corners and roundels. Both front and rear trails were upgraded to ‘03+up style from Umnitza.

Coung Phans BMW M3

Phan contacted one of the industry heavyweights when it came to the custom rollers. Vince Wong at iForged is no stranger to the custom car scene and he spec’ed out a perfectly fitting 19x10-inch front and 20x12-inch rear boasting a big and bad 6-inch lip! The wheels were wrapped in Continental Sport Contact 3 rubber measuring 265/30R19 up front and a supercar sized 305/25R20 tire! To get the right stance, Phan dumped the car with H&R coilovers and dialed in the camber with a Kmac camber kit and added some Ground control rear lower arms.

Coung Phans BMW M3 3

He had the dash done in a custom graffiti pattern which he saw first on the Sharpie Lambo. Coach Trim of Danbury, CT took out the interior and began re-stitching in black suede with white French stitching and carbon fiber fabric by Eurodyne.com. The audio and multimedia assault started with the installation of a Kenwood KVT-815 double DIN unit. He went with all JL Audio components and rocks a single 10-inch w3v3 in a custom sealed enclosure, JL Audio 500.5 amplifier and 500.1 amplifier. To connect these components together he bought a Tsunami wiring kit. Finally, he put in two 5-inch SAVV monitors in the custom trunk lid.

Coung Phans BMW M3 4

The 3.2L S54 engine is truly an engineering masterpiece and Phan knew enough to leave it alone. He added a K&N cold air intake and a Race Flow exhaust to help the car breather better. When Phan hits the open road, he flicks a switch to open the Rouge Engineering electric exhaust cut-out.

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