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Old 07-13-2010, 08:12 PM
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Nice car Mortal!! We are almost twins, off by a year!
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Old 07-13-2010, 11:42 PM
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Nice car Mortal!! We are almost twins, off by a year!


The body is pretty much straight (with a few very small dings), but the paint is scratched to hell - it was a San Francisco car before I got it. We'll see how she cleans up...
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:11 AM
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I didnt get a spoiler! no fair! I want a spoiler!
you don't have a front air dam spoiler? Does yours even still have the air ducts behind where the lip spoiler should be?... Sometimes, People will still them thinking it's "custom" as it was only on one trim level for only 1 year... Or a previous owner hit something damaging it so he/she took it off.

EDIT: I just looked at your pictures on page 5. Yours still has the lip/spoiler. I think you were talking about the spoiler on my trunk lid?, Thats a M-Tec spoiler... I think it was optional at the time.

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Old 07-14-2010, 11:28 AM
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you don't have a front air dam spoiler? Does yours even still have the air ducts behind where the lip spoiler should be?... Sometimes, People will still them thinking it's "custom" as it was only on one trim level for only 1 year... Or a previous owner hit something damaging it so he/she took it off.
front lip, air ducts etc. all there just fine, i thought he was saying rear spoiler came stock. ive seen a few e34 bimmers on here with a super clean rear spoiler looks stock + super cool.
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:35 AM
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EDIT: I just looked at your pictures on page 5. Yours still has the lip/spoiler. I think you were talking about the spoiler on my trunk lid?, Thats a M-Tec spoiler... I think it was optional at the time.[/QUOTE]

yep, thats it. i wonder if i could still get one of those. next spring i plan on getting some style 5 wheels, clear corners, etc. an m-tec spoiler would go well with all that, although i probably ought to be putting the money into getting my e32 fixed up
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:08 PM
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EDIT: I just looked at your pictures on page 5. Yours still has the lip/spoiler. I think you were talking about the spoiler on my trunk lid?, Thats a M-Tec spoiler... I think it was optional at the time.
Yep, I was referencing the trunk spoiler, not the "front lip" air dam. Still looks good...

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Old 07-14-2010, 11:03 PM
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I just finished some work on my stock front bumper and got it repainted, will get better pics asap
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Old 07-15-2010, 09:39 AM
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Old 07-17-2010, 04:38 AM
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Here is my 1988 E34 525i. I know, I know, the E34 series started in 1989 . . . in the United States. This is a Euro Spec car, that I have here in Germany. All leather, all power, A/C, 5 speed manual. Of course it has a system in it.
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Old 07-17-2010, 09:52 AM
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Here is my 1988 E34 535i. I know, I know, the E34 series started in 1989 . . . in the United States. This is a Euro Spec car, that I have here in Germany. All leather, all power, A/C, 5 speed manual. Of course it has a system in it.




I can't see the pic.

I miss living in Germany. I was an Army brat in Hohenfels and Wurzburg...gimme a Rahmschnitzel!
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:14 PM
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Hey avastarr, great looking car. Love the rims.

Just waxed and took a couple more pics. Let me know if you guys see anything I should change on her.
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:44 PM
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Thanks Ryan, I like the all black look, some window tinting would complete it, looks sweet!
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Old 07-17-2010, 03:18 PM
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Fixed it, you should be able to see it now.
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Old 07-17-2010, 05:41 PM
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Fixed it, you should be able to see it now.
Ah, that's sharp.
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Old 07-17-2010, 06:48 PM
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Hey guys, Im curious as to what inside my car is stock, the seats are two colours which seems weird to me for some reason.
I've taken some shots.

If any of you guys could take some shots of your interior I'd love to compare.

The previous owner has put a MOMO steering wheel, not my choice.

I like the look of the interior how ever it looks as those some of it is aftermarket and would like to bring her back to her original form.
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Old 07-17-2010, 06:50 PM
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Here is my 1988 E34 525i. I know, I know, the E34 series started in 1989 . . . in the United States. This is a Euro Spec car, that I have here in Germany. All leather, all power, A/C, 5 speed manual. Of course it has a system in it.
Very clean man,
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:00 PM
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Hey avastarr, great looking car. Love the rims.

Just waxed and took a couple more pics. Let me know if you guys see anything I should change on her.
I like your tail lights. They go really well with the color of the car.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:03 PM
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Thanks Greg, only problem is the ECU is now forever tricked into thinking i have a brake light issue. Previous owner did the mods, probably not a very good job of it. However it doesnt affect the car in anyway so im happy.

Quick question for you guys, how can i tell if my car is Euro Spec?
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:06 PM
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If it makes you feel any better, whenever my lights are on, my car thinks everyone is burnt out.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:10 PM
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Ha, that does a little bit.
However I also have the low washer fluid which is always a fun beep when im driving praying its not something else...
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:35 AM
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hey ryan i love your car murdered out but id darken the tails in the middle but not black
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I just dont see any other logical way around this problem.
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:16 PM
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Sweet looking rides everyone. I just got done with a "photoshoot" of my e46 and e34. I've got tons of pictures to edit (crop, straighten, etc), but there is a sneak peek in my sig!!
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:45 PM
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Thanks BMWMan,
You have any insight per my question about stock interior or Euro Spec?
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Old 07-18-2010, 01:03 PM
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i believe that interior is stock re-done with some red leather in it and im not sure how to tell euro specs but its probably not
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Old 07-22-2010, 02:19 PM
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Well, considering I bought it in YOUR country from a German . . . you tell me?
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