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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 11-14-2012, 08:26 AM
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After 8 emails of the guy with the 740 seeming really interested, he dropped off and was unreachable day we were supposed to meet, figured he was a typical cl flake. Just emailed me this morning he's still interested so hopefully it's still on.

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Old 11-14-2012, 08:34 AM
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:35 AM
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and slam the e38 to the groundddd
http://www.themotoringenthusiast.com...e38-740i-sport

And no slamming, staying exactly as it is.

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Old 11-14-2012, 08:40 AM
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And no slamming, staying exactly as it is.

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Sooo jelly. I'll come work as your chauffeur?
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:47 AM
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Meh, I've never liked the front end on the E38. I like the looks of the E32 much more.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:49 AM
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Meh, I've never liked the front end on the E38. I like the looks of the E32 much more.


You're nuts dude.

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Old 11-14-2012, 08:55 AM
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That's pretty much the car of my dreams. Jealous doesn't cut it. Didn't you once tell me not to get the 740i because it's basically a 540i that weighs more with more sh!t to break?

I've always had an E38 fetish, and they go for about what i'd end up spending on a GTI, but the cost of ownership would be significantly higher, especially with my obsessive need to change and fix everything.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:01 AM
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There was a guy I read about who swapped in an E39 M5 transmission into his 740, then tuned the crap out of it. Quite the little monster now.
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:05 AM
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That's pretty much the car of my dreams. Jealous doesn't cut it. Didn't you once tell me not to get the 740i because it's basically a 540i that weighs more with more sh!t to break?
That's exactly correct. For a daily for myself, I'd take a 5 over a 7 any day.

But, this is for Brittany, and the stroller just BARELY fits in the E38 trunk, it's not even remotely close in an E39. Also, the E39 back seat is a little tight for showing clients if she needs to. Realistically, this will probably just get flipped soon anyway, but I'll enjoy it for a few months.

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Old 11-14-2012, 09:22 AM
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That thing would almost be a shame to flip. She's a refined, high class lady, not some cheap call girl.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:27 AM
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I'll take her as payment for helping with the engine swap, Chad!
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:36 AM
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That thing would almost be a shame to flip. She's a refined, high class lady, not some cheap call girl.

Yeah, I know, but its a house purchase Vs car decision. Buying a house wins. We'll see though.




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I'll take her as payment for helping with the engine swap, Chad!
Oh sure, what a bargain! I could pay a shop to do it and buy two more e36s with that.

Btw what do you want to drink? I'll have Newcastle and maybe some Gordon Biersch hefeweizen on hand, any other requests?


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Parked next to this at work and gave him my photography card. Black ZL1 with a monster exhaust.. So nice!
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It just occurred to me that I'm only going to get half a paycheck next week because I get no PTO for the holiday. And the half of the paycheck I do get will be spent on gas to get to my parent's house and back. There goes my daily driver savings for the month.

I'm so sick of being a contract employee its not even funny.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:58 AM
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This is great. Ford creates a commercial for the new Fusion showing the car being jumped off a cliff.



But rather than using CGI for the jump footage, they actually jumped a Fusion!



Awesome.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:01 AM
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This is great. Ford creates a commercial for the new Fusion showing the car being jumped off a cliff.



But rather than using CGI for the jump footage, they actually jumped a Fusion!



Awesome.

I saw this the other day. Laughed at the disclaimer at the bottom: "Do not try this. Cars cannot fly."
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:18 AM
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It just occurred to me that I'm only going to get half a paycheck next week because I get no PTO for the holiday. And the half of the paycheck I do get will be spent on gas to get to my parent's house and back. There goes my daily driver savings for the month.

I'm so sick of being a contract employee its not even funny.
This blows... Sorry to hear that.

I only get to take a week off whenever this baby shows up because thats all the PTO I have saved up. Doubt that makes you feel better
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:24 AM
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This blows... Sorry to hear that.

I only get to take a week off whenever this baby shows up because thats all the PTO I have saved up. Doubt that makes you feel better
Does your state not have short term payments for that so you can take longer? When I took off the state paid back a small portion of my lost salary.

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Old 11-14-2012, 11:41 AM
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Does your state not have short term payments for that so you can take longer? When I took off the state paid back a small portion of my lost salary.

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Not paid... I could take up to 6 weeks off of job protected leave. but unpaid... I won't go into detail, but that would amount to about $6k of lost income.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:20 PM
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Hey guys, I found something that might be a pretty good deal...

2001 330i 5 speed, 117k, front end damage, still runs/drives fine, clean title, and the guy said he'd take $1900 for it.. I didn't offer anything for it, but I dont think it'd be hard to drop that down a couple hundred bucks. He said he's got an offer for $900 for the motor alone..

http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/3367214551.html


I was thinking it wouldnt be bad to either part it out, or fix it up and eventually supercharge or LS swap..

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I just don't like the E46's... call me strange, but that is a generation that I hope to skip.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:23 PM
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I don't like E46 sedans. the E46 coupes look alright to me. though it could look like a chevy cavalier as long as it has that S54 pushing it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:27 PM
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I just don't like the E46's... call me strange, but that is a generation that I hope to skip.
Hi Strange.

Which would you like to skip to? The E90? F30? Don't like either of them, I think the E46 nailed the balance of luxury and sport , its probably my favorite 3.

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Left rear wheel looks messed up (bent control arms or worse). And of course, you need to know if the rest of the frame has any damage.

Although the E46 is screwed together better, I actually think the E36 is considerably better looking than the E46, however.
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Hi Strange.

Which would you like to skip to? The E90? F30? Don't like either of them, I think the E46 nailed the balance of luxury and sport , its probably my favorite 3.

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