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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:27 PM
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Jen, take a look at the blackberry playbook. It was selling at Christmas for 249 which was iirc below manufacture costs.

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Old 02-03-2013, 08:02 PM
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:14 PM
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:15 PM
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On my car now? I think around 15k

Gotta hold off selling my car now. I ended on the car I was gonna get tomorrow. Guy seemed shady with how he wanted to get paid.

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Old 02-03-2013, 08:20 PM
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is that new derek? ahaaha just saw it for the first time
Saw it browsing about coilovers and for all I get made fun of.........I said awesome....and I'm that guy rocking barbie recaros by the way

hmmm what kinda car and what happened lol
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:28 PM
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On my car now? I think around 15k

Gotta hold off selling my car now. I ended on the car I was gonna get tomorrow. Guy seemed shady with how he wanted to get paid.

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Old 02-04-2013, 03:52 AM
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:03 AM
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:51 AM
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Agreed...

Drank mine on the way into the office, about to go make a cup here at the office.
Stupid Monday woke up at 6 classes till 1 work from 1 untill 10 home at 10:30 (Repeat)
I need more then coffee

Whatya guys think about these i could sand em down and get em powder coated :X
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:24 AM
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^ I just went through this. Do not try to sand them your self. The rims need to be striped to bare metal which is very difficult without a sand blaster or chemical bath. I was quoted $35-45 per rim unsanded so I can not imagine sanding the rims your self will save you any money after supplies. Other than that go for it. Powder coating is very tough and looks good.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:32 AM
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Meh, that's a lot of work. I've never been a fan of the newer wheels on the older cars, but I'm a purist though. I like some of the other wheels, Karl's and Travis' wheels both look really good IMHO.

In other news it takes an accounting degree to order parts when you're under $150 to find out where you aren't getting shafted. It's ridiculous what they charge for shipping. Autohausaz is free shipping at $50, Pelican at $75, etc. But without a $75 order Pelican wants $18 for snail mail shipping on a trans filter, steering reservoir, and two trans pan gaskets! Without hitting $50 Autohausaz wants $22! Of course I should be working so maybe it serves me right.

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Old 02-04-2013, 06:06 AM
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^ I just went through this. Do not try to sand them your self. The rims need to be striped to bare metal which is very difficult without a sand blaster or chemical bath. I was quoted $35-45 per rim unsanded so I can not imagine sanding the rims your self will save you any money after supplies. Other than that go for it. Powder coating is very tough and looks good.
I'd have to get em sandblasted and powder-coated then :/. I dunno think it'd be worth it always been a fan of this style but then I'd have to try and sell my rims with brand new tyres for more then likely a loss.
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^What rims are you using now?
Whoever you take the rims to for powder coating should also strip the rims too. You do not have to take the rims to two places for everything. I would safely budget $200 for the powder coating.
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:13 AM
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^What rims are you using now?
Whoever you take the rims to for powder coating should also strip the rims too. You do not have to take the rims to two places for everything. I would safely budget $200 for the powder coating.
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:03 AM
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And, here's the trip mileage. Not bad for a full car loaded with luggage and 5 people. We left 5 minutes after one of the other cars in our group, stopped to look at or new house for about 25 minutes, and still beat them home by 40 minutes and they only stopped for gas.

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Old 02-04-2013, 08:09 AM
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If that last call wasn't a load of bullshet idk what is. My dad and i were yelling at the tv the guy got held up for like 4 seconds full arm wrap and all of course ref right there and no call.

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Old 02-04-2013, 08:14 AM
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If that last call wasn't a load of bullshet idk what is. My dad and i were yelling at the tv the guy got held up for like 4 seconds full arm wrap and all of course ref right there and no call.

Talked the guy down to 165 on the rims picking em up friday forgot my uncle has a sandblaster durr me is smartz
Agree on the last holding no call, we could've won there.

But really, fcuk the Niners......we could've won despite the calls if the Niners has actually showed up to play in the first half. We almost turned it off at half time.

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Agree on the last holding no call, we could've won there.

But really, fcuk the Niners......we could've won despite the calls if the Niners has actually showed up to play in the first half. We almost turned it off at half time.

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I did turn it off after the lights went out.

but I have to say, I was rooting for the Ravens. College buddies are HUGE ravens fans, and I would go to his parents place during college and watch. His parents are GREAT cooks... I went for the food, ending up liking the Ravens (Patriots first though)
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:21 AM
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Agree on the last holding no call, we could've won there.

But really, fcuk the Niners......we could've won despite the calls if the Niners has actually showed up to play in the first half. We almost turned it off at half time.

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:/ hate to admit it but your right. Props to the Ravens for being the underdogs and giving the 9iners a proper whooping for the first half...was a great game. Can't wait for more pictures of that trip that mountain scenery looks gorgeous.
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Would someone with 92-95 oem kidney grills do me a favor? Im stuck in the office all day and need to know the measurements of the slats. See pic attatched if you know, or will be out near your car and could measure it for me If you guys can't its all good, Ill just do it tomorrow morning.


That should have def. been a defensive holding on that play, but you're right...the niners didn't show up untill it was too late.
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Talked the guy down to 165 on the rims picking em up friday forgot my uncle has a sandblaster durr me is smartz
Cool. Are you going to be using them as summer or winter rims?
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Cool. Are you going to be using them as summer or winter rims?
Summers ill trade off the 156's hopefully they'll pay for the new 17" tires...refinishing hopefully with chrome lip and pearled silver middle.....and are the 42's actually a 2 piece or are they fake 2 pieces? Does anyone know I've searched and found mixed answers
Scratch that found a solid answer they are a 2 piece however a weird torx head is needed...
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So we had the Pacific Region Conference for the BMW CCA this weekend here in SF. I got to meet a bunch of folks from most of the chapters on the best coast.

Karl, I have to say the Puget Sound folks are cooler than the rest (aside from us in the GGC, of course). Pretty fun bunch. Your chapter prez (works for Microsoft) was trying to get me to buy a Surface after she saw I have a Nokia Windows Phone.

Also, the game was pretty intense and frustrating after half way through the 3rd quarter. That first half was just bad. Niners deserved to lose playing like that. I dropped a gal off in SF afterwards and it was DEAD quiet. City hall still in support with their red and gold lights on. Bunch of hookers in the Tenderloin tried to get into my X5 at a stoplight until a cop drove by and blipped the siren.

Oh what fun that city can be after 11pm on a Sunday!
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