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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-11-2012, 08:16 PM
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wide body kit?

has anyone out there done just the rear fenders wide and left the rest alone? and would it look good on a vert modle?
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:19 PM
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that would look completely stupid on any model.

why would you even think about doing that ?
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:22 PM
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just idea, would the whole kit look good on a vert?
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:31 PM
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no, if you want a performance/track car .. buy a coupe or an m3.
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:44 AM
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Fcsteve why so rough its an idea no need to be harsh

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Old 12-12-2012, 08:56 AM
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Yeah I mean my dad brought up the idea of wide drag tires and I thought it might look pretty sweet

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Old 12-12-2012, 09:05 AM
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it was a bad idea.

decently wide rear wheels can fit under the car without real modification, but if you are driving around with a stock m20 it will still be completely useless.
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:08 AM
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Yeah I'm trying to get that m20 out of there or turbo it but I need to do some more research on price to performance ratio

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Old 12-12-2012, 09:15 AM
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a modded m52 or s52 would be cheaper and yield reasonable hp, but still nothing to warrant drag tires in the rear.
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:16 AM
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Ok s52 swap price? If its not too much to ask

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Old 12-12-2012, 09:22 AM
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research it. it all depends on your area and how much you can find the motor for. whatever price you find the motor for, add about $1000 for the rest of the parts to complete the swap.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:18 PM
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Feel free to weld in your own fender flairs but I wouldn't go crazy with a wide body kit. I know someone selling a widebody Green/Zinno 318is/M52 Turbo race car shell if your interested Pm me. Its in the MD area if you wanted to make a road trip.
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