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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 12:37 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Back when I was working at the shop in ~2008 we...

Back when I was working at the shop in ~2008 we had a couple customers that were still DDing their E28s and similar vintage cars. They did seem to hold up pretty well, and with the way you overhaul...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:41 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Jake's E30 had way more problems than just the...

Jake's E30 had way more problems than just the ETA motor. :p



Are you sure such an old car with 220k what you want to be commuting in? You might be dealing with lots of old car niggles when you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2015, 08:55 AM
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That was a great autocross, I wonder if we can do...

That was a great autocross, I wonder if we can do it again this year. There's a much, much, much better lot in the same area of Maryland I think, Maryland Blue Crab Stadium.

That's where this is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Eh I talked myself out of it last night. I do...

Eh I talked myself out of it last night. I do want it, badly, but ultimately 8mpg would get super irritating and Mercedes parts prices are worse than VWs.

Most likely going to just focus on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-03-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Probably 12, and yes. However I commute 14 miles...

Probably 12, and yes. However I commute 14 miles a day round trip so :dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Jeez guys. Stay safe out there, the brake is the...

Jeez guys. Stay safe out there, the brake is the one in the middle. :angel:



That's what makes it cool. :D



Yez.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
But it's so pretty and makes fantastic noises. It...

But it's so pretty and makes fantastic noises. It was nearly $69,000 new. Even the price has swag.

Right now I'm leaning towards only buying it if I do the extended warranty. I normally wouldn't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Because there's no way I'm engine swapping...

Because there's no way I'm engine swapping anything I plan to rely on every day. If liking a big cushy V8 wagon with a buttery smooth auto is wrong I don't want to be right. :p
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
So I've been entertaining a fantasy of swapping...

So I've been entertaining a fantasy of swapping out the VW for a W211 E500 wagon, and as I'm window shopping last night I find a 2004 w/104k in my favorite color combination, on the lot where a good...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2015, 01:02 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
A Town and Country?! Nice!

A Town and Country?! Nice!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2015, 07:27 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
And on top of that high beams don't do dick in...

And on top of that high beams don't do dick in the snow, except reflect all the light back at you.

The biggest issue with this area and snow isn't that people collectively drive too fast or...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Can you have the CC stop payment?

Can you have the CC stop payment?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Good luck man!

Good luck man!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 02:33 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
So this is the current model for VA next Monday....

So this is the current model for VA next Monday. :yikes:

http://i.imgur.com/pCXMiiW.jpg

I'm sure it will change several times between now and then but 15" of snow in central VA is crazy talk....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
^ That looks stupid fun.

^ That looks stupid fun.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 06:28 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Franklyn we're gonna need some updates.

Franklyn we're gonna need some updates.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
My E36 lived in FL until 2008 and the left side...

My E36 lived in FL until 2008 and the left side of the trunk panel right under the taillight is rusting pretty badly. It's only about the size of a quarter but it's deep and I'm pretty sure i could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-22-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
hmmmmm with a $5k budget literally everything I...

hmmmmm with a $5k budget literally everything I suggested just went out the window. You can get some decent E46s for that price but you'd probably be tinkering with it a lot. If you like the hatch...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-22-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
I walk past an impossibly clean silver one every...

I walk past an impossibly clean silver one every single day on my way into work and I question my life choices every time.





Where is Ken's sig when you need it. There's nothing more...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-22-2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Have some coffee. :) Only thing with the ST...

Have some coffee. :)

Only thing with the ST is you're probably going to spend at least 18k to get one because they're so new, whereas you could spend half that for a decent MS3, just depends on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-22-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
That's fine, just for the love of God don't buy a...

That's fine, just for the love of God don't buy a Mini. You'll hate it and yourself from the first time something goes wrong until you sell it.

I replaced the intake boot on a supercharged one...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Yeah, we've rescued a lot of dogs in the past but...

Yeah, we've rescued a lot of dogs in the past but for the Golden we decided to go pure-bred. We found a local breeder operating from her home and her dogs have health certifications for hips, heart,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
I swear she's like a real-life teddy bear. ...

I swear she's like a real-life teddy bear.

I'm really making an effort not to turn into a dog-racist. This is my first golden, I've had plenty of other dog breeds before her... I just can't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Oh I almost forgot, photographer friend of mine...

Oh I almost forgot, photographer friend of mine got an awesome shot of Molly when we took her over to play with his dog.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7484/16303484355_077fe9fed2_b.jpg...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By SlimKlim
Oh I absolutely sympathize with how difficult...

Oh I absolutely sympathize with how difficult being a police officer is. It's got to be the worst job in the country if you balance the personal risk (of both physical and mental health injuries and...
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