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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 04-12-2012, 03:24 PM
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If there's an STi in the $4-5k range, it's going to drive sideways, dragging the engine behind it, with a salvage title.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:03 PM
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If there's an STi in the $4-5k range, it's going to drive sideways, dragging the engine behind it, with a salvage title.
This holds some truth. The car was in a pretty bad accident. However it was professionally straightened and rebuilt. This is all perspective right now though, the guy selling it is 'im honna sell it today' then a day later 'I'm gonna keep it'. Wel see what happens
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:12 PM
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no no ill have the e36 the whole time. ill use the money i make off the sti to make mad powah with the m52. if i go that route, my power goals will be 500+. probably do pistons and stuff, since i'll have 5k to play with
Well 5k will either get you a built motor or a turbo setup, you choose.

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Old 04-12-2012, 06:36 PM
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Well 5k will either get you a built motor or a turbo setup, you choose.

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Not full built motor. I'd rather put pistons in to lower compression than hg though, more durable. I've seen good pistons (weisco iirc) go for 800 over on bfc.

Then I get nick g tuning and a dbb gt35r
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:54 PM
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Ah yes. Asc delete and replace with m3 boot. Yes indeed
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:11 AM
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ASC is the trac. control right?
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:10 PM
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ASC is the trac. control right?
Yessir. It's an obd2 thing. It's a terrible system. Now that I have a LSD though I no need it anymore.

Got her running! Then the new exhaust fell out of th hangers. And the icv fell off. So I gotta fix a few quirks but I'm close! And the LSD it awesome
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:29 PM
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:46 PM
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LSD=Awesomenessnessness
This is troof!
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:08 PM
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Fck me. Damn car rolled into a tree. Well. At least i has s52 cams. So it offsets it...kind of
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:52 PM
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:57 PM
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Something about a 600hp/1500lb tq 5 Speed truck?
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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