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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:21 PM
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Shoot for 400 hp!!!!
yeah... I need that like I need a bullet in the head..

300whp would be intense enough as is, I dont even know what I'd do with 400whp.

Not sure if I posted the pic yet, but this kid had 437whp and knew nothing about the car

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Old 10-25-2012, 08:19 PM
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Can I just say that I am really in pain today. From the back of my head, all the way down to my butt on the right side. I am going to have to be very careful lifting for awhile. I hate my car-killer today. PT tomorrow, so hopefully that should help. *Rant over*
Jen, if this has been getting continuously worse since the wreck, go back to your doctor and press to get an MRI done on your upper spine and neck area. What you are describing is fairly typical whiplash symptoms. This type of soft tissue injury rarely shows on X-rays and you might need some immobilization (soft or stiff collar) for a couple of weeks to give a chance for some healing, then comes the PT. Hope you get some relief soon!
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:39 PM
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:33 PM
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Checked out a 2001 e39 m5 today. The GXP has some serious competition. Good thing I don't have to choose yet
God I loved my M5...

Hop on M5board and start reading! The cooling system overhauls can get pretty pricey, and if you have smog where you live the carbon buildup could become an issue..
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:43 PM
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What are your thoughts on a well looked after 1995 325I sedan. 191k Owned by a older couple, in great shape. Only problem is its auto. I know 24v motors well, nothing about E36 auto's any good? whole car is amazing clean.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:46 PM
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God I loved my M5...

Hop on M5board and start reading! The cooling system overhauls can get pretty pricey, and if you have smog where you live the carbon buildup could become an issue..
No smog in good ol' indiana.

It really is a great all-around car. What more could you want in a vehicle?

The research begins...
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:50 PM
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:12 PM
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Nope. They're the opposite of good.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:55 PM
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:58 PM
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:18 PM
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4.2 liter a6 is the good one right?
There's no such thing as a good Audi, Franklyn.

Just wait till you have to do maintenance on that V8 the way it's shoehorned in there.

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Old 10-26-2012, 07:23 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:26 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:24 AM
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I'm screwed...went to concert last night and a guy was being an asshole...he went to hit a girl so I grabbed him and body slammed him on the floor, ll I slipped on beer and dislocated my knee cap. So much pain right now.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:26 AM
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guy was being an asshole...he went to hit a girl so I grabbed him and body slammed him on the floor
You're my favorite person. <3

I just saw the picture of your knee on facebook, thats a dislocation alright. Hope you get well soon, that does not look fun to deal with. I hope they gave you really good pain killers too. Good on you for stepping in though.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:31 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:42 AM
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I'm screwed...went to concert last night and a guy was being an asshole...he went to hit a girl so I grabbed him and body slammed him on the floor, ll I slipped on beer and dislocated my knee cap. So much pain right now.


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Old 10-26-2012, 08:53 AM
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I'm screwed...went to concert last night and a guy was being an asshole...he went to hit a girl so I grabbed him and body slammed him on the floor, ll I slipped on beer and dislocated my knee cap. So much pain right now.
better your knee than some girls face though, props
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:25 AM
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That sucks Jesse. Hope you feel better soon.

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Wait, why the rental car? I dislike nissan, very much so. I couldn't wait to get rid of my Rogue...

Under 25 surcharge huh? I haven't had to deal with that in a few years. Some companies don't have the surcharge, just don't remember who they are off the top of my head.


@Dino- I pulled a you today. My foot just disappeared when it came time to let the clutch out. didn't stall, but the car jerked forward and I went.


Oh CJ- called the juck yard back to see if I could pick up that vert x-brace for $40. its a no go. it the bottom cross member that the guy had. not sure how that looks like an X....
Typical junkyard employees. Thanks anyway, though.
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What are your thoughts on a well looked after 1995 325I sedan. 191k Owned by a older couple, in great shape. Only problem is its auto. I know 24v motors well, nothing about E36 auto's any good? whole car is amazing clean.
The auto transmissions are made by GM and tend to go bad pretty easily. Although I thought mine was pretty good for an auto. Not too many unnecessary shifts, hard downshifts, etc.

The manual transmissions are much better, though. You can get a whole used swap kit for around $500, and they're not too difficult to swap if you're mechanically inclined.
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Soooooo my brother managed to bend the rack and pinion on the g35... I loaned him 6k so we can buy the car, he was supposed to pay me back... He's driven the car everyday since I bought, I even registered, snogged and insured the vehicle for him...

Now that its damaged, he wants to give me back the car and say that he doesn't have to pay me back, idk what to do... He's my brother I don't want to take his money by force and its like 2k to fix it too
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:06 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:09 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:26 AM
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I'm screwed...went to concert last night and a guy was being an asshole...he went to hit a girl so I grabbed him and body slammed him on the floor, ll I slipped on beer and dislocated my knee cap. So much pain right now.
Who's down for a 'buy Jesse a knee brace and Vicodin fund'?.
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:31 AM
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:45 AM
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Soooooo my brother managed to bend the rack and pinion on the g35... I loaned him 6k so we can buy the car, he was supposed to pay me back... He's driven the car everyday since I bought, I even registered, snogged and insured the vehicle for him...

Now that its damaged, he wants to give me back the car and say that he doesn't have to pay me back, idk what to do... He's my brother I don't want to take his money by force and its like 2k to fix it too
Sorry to hear Brad.

That's a very difficult situation, but I don't think it's good to accept that. He may be your brother but it's not right to let him run over you, and it sets a bad precedent for the future.

I wouldn't jump to legal action yet, but see if there's someone you mutually respect like a strong mentor that could be a mediator and have a conversation with both of you at the same time.

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