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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 02-19-2011, 06:00 PM
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Little bit of my refinish job...

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Old 02-19-2011, 06:15 PM
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Looks good Los, did they chip when you mounted tires?
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:20 PM
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I hope not. Haven't mounted yet. Got two new 235/40's for the rears that should be here Tuesday. One of the fronts looks slightly bent so I'm going to get it looked at and fixed if need be.
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:27 PM
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When I did the style 32's on my 325 they chipped up really bad. Sama's didn't chip to bad IIRC though
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Old 02-19-2011, 09:36 PM
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I guess we'll see I really hope not. I have a lot of little things to finish up with, too. Spent too much over the past week.
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:28 PM
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Rears et50, fronts et41 with 235/40 and 215/40 respectively.

Thinking of going with 15mm in the back and maybe 5mm in the front.

This sound right? Or maybe 10mm in the back...
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:28 AM
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15 sounds good.

Those wheels are 17x8 IIRC.. Right?
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Old 02-21-2011, 04:47 AM
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Stagg'd 7.5F, 8.5R.

Yeah definitely going with 15.
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:41 PM
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Sit tight. I was on duty all weekend and had no access to any tools.

Thank God my tires are due here tomorrow as well. I got a FAT screw lodged in one of my current rears.

I still have a lot to do. All projects will be completed by the end of the week.
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:44 PM
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I still see no interior pictures.
I still see no wheel pictures
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:05 AM
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Tires are here.

Another piece of the puzzle...
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:23 PM
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That would be because she's still brokened down under the carport. Just so I don't jinx it by setting a date, I'll just say she should be back on the road very very very soon. Then I'll wash her and get some pictures, after I get my driving fun fix of course.
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Old 02-22-2011, 01:48 PM
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:16 PM
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:18 PM
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Room inspections went way too long into liberty today so I had no time to get anything done.




Tomorrow.
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Old 02-23-2011, 01:32 PM
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Old 02-23-2011, 01:54 PM
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Old 02-23-2011, 06:04 PM
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That's a great deal.


Well I only wish you guys could see my car right now. I have so much sh*t in my backseat/trunk.

Ok, progress for today:
New tires mounted/balanced and rears are on the car.
Finally got the stripped torx that was holding my seatbelt anchor out. Other front seat will be in tomorrow. Pictures to follow.

One of my fronts is bent so I have to see if I can find a place to do something about that. For now I have mismatched wheels and crazy sunk rears. I need spacers baddd. They're like milimeters from rubbing on the trailing arms.

Well this is novel status and I know a lot of you guys are on childrens book status so I'll have pictures tomorrow. That's all for now.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:00 PM
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^^ at the last line.


And sorta OT, the military is sounding like a good idea more and more everyday. I was a text away from joining the Marines when I was 17. Damn 1st girlfriend made me think otherwise
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Well I only wish you guys could see my car right now. I have so much sh*t in my backseat/trunk.
I'll vouch for that! I saw it, AND he had another passenger's seat in the back, too (came home with me).

Los, I'm still working on finding the material for your spacers....
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:03 AM
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And sorta OT, the military is sounding like a good idea more and more everyday. I was a text away from joining the Marines when I was 17. Damn 1st girlfriend made me think otherwise
I love it so far. Not a single stitch of regret yet.

And to be honest as much as I want to hit my most recent ex with a bus, she's ultimately the reason why I'm here.

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I'll vouch for that! I saw it, AND he had another passenger's seat in the back, too (came home with me).

Los, I'm still working on finding the material for your spacers....
Just got the other one out. And thanks for looking.



Aside from seatbelts being anchored down for the moment () the interior is finished so I shall have pictures up soon.
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