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Old 06-05-2013, 11:14 AM
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Not to hijack but he's got a mint mint mint mint 66 vw bettle , I mean like time warp status if any of you are in to the people's cars
Drooling over the Merc in the picture!! Been wanting to build one of those forever but no luck. Nice pick up on the X3!!
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:06 PM
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Epic, will look even better when you bring that ride height down. Stoked to see results bro. Looking forward to pics. What are the specs on the 191s?
Yeah, there's definitely a few inches there that I don't need! Hoping to get rid of some roll in the turns and improve the looks of that extra wheel well gap...

There are some other smaller things still on the list to do before I get to that next large upgrade though.

Info on the 191's here:http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/191




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Old 06-05-2013, 01:27 PM
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Thats going to be pretty nice setup. In for resutls!!
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Old 06-06-2013, 02:45 AM
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the e36 has been booted to the outside
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Old 06-06-2013, 05:40 AM
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on her way home







the e36 has been booted to the outside

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Old 06-06-2013, 06:22 AM
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Just for some minor repairs like the GPS DVD laser and gears in the flip up CID otherwise gonna wait a few weeks see how she treats her new truck then start a list
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:35 PM
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:25 AM
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My 08' X3 cold weather package. I dipped almost every piece of chrome black and the stock rims, too. Any questions about "dipping"? I will be happy to help and try to answer questions. Thanks.
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:28 AM
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the e36 has been booted to the outside
Nice looking E83! Such a shame to hear the E36 is outside...

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My 08' X3 cold weather package. I dipped almost every piece of chrome black and the stock rims, too. Any questions about "dipping"? I will be happy to help and try to answer questions. Thanks.
Murdered out! Looks great though!

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Ordered August 2008, took delivery October 13th, 2008.

We're both retired and love to travel so it's seen a lot in it's 114,000 miles.
I love that there are so many of these ordered with a manual transmission. 'Tis really the only way to drive a BMW.
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:25 AM
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i love that there are so many of these ordered with a manual transmission. 'tis really the only way to drive a bmw.
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I love that there are so many of these ordered with a manual transmission. 'Tis really the only way to drive a BMW.
I couldn't agree more. It's a shame the option is disappearing in the US.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:33 PM
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:12 AM
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Nice looking E83! Such a shame to hear the E36 is outside...
they cant all be inside..

I use to have a e30
It was my wifes GSR, my built accord... and the dirty e thirty..

the e30 was nick named the swanson, basiclly was the beater car... snow car, rain.. winter
(how ever when i say beater, i mean fully opperational... Just not worthy of wash and wax all the time)

The e36 has been downgraded to "swanson"

the 540 and e83 have the garage now
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:28 AM
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More info on built accord H22?

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Old 06-28-2013, 06:08 AM
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91 cb7 5 door , 94 jdm h22a , tokeko ilimuna series's one peice , dc ss 4-1 header , aem high flow cat , apexi ws2 cat bak
Energy suspension all the way around brembo cross drilled fronts and rear ( rear hub swap off the sei Accord ).... Thinking thinking thinking

Eh, 10lb ur flywheel 1 lb ur under drive pulley, ported polished apexi vfac2
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She was my baby

Till I met my 540

Axels were something special I don't rber what they were called though ( that was like 750$)
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:10 AM
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Dyno tested , 240ish na

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Old 06-28-2013, 06:28 AM
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So sick man and a wagon at that. LOL Def a sleeper. I traded in my Type- R for my STI a few years back and I miss that car like no other. Too many theives and I got tired of not being able to drive the car without having to worry if it would be parked where I left it after walking out of store. That and pulling the ECU out and carrying with me.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:57 AM
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I could spank a STi all day long in that long beast

part of the reason i stepped away from honda was the scene... Sick of the constent racing... and hating..

never left the car out there though... alway garage kept... and parked in..

never had theifing problems.. just racing hating problems

thanks..

its in south jerzy now...
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:11 AM
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My 08' X3 cold weather package. I dipped almost every piece of chrome black and the stock rims, too. Any questions about "dipping"? I will be happy to help and try to answer questions. Thanks.
Loooking good but I think the only thing that throws the whole blacked out look would be the polished trim on side skirts or whatever you want to call them on these things.
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:04 AM
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I could spank a STi all day long in that long beast

part of the reason i stepped away from honda was the scene... Sick of the constent racing... and hating..

never left the car out there though... alway garage kept... and parked in..

never had theifing problems.. just racing hating problems

thanks..

its in south jerzy now...
Im not calling your bluff or anything but I find it hard to believe that a 240hp accord waggon will spank a stock sti unless driver has no idea what they are doing or it was a stock wrx. Dont get me wrong Im a honda guy at heart but I just find that hard to believe. Before I did anything to my sti I ran a few of my buddies with buillt gsr/ k20 hatches and those guys gave me hell but i still pulled them and thats in a car that weighs pretty much nothing so Im not seeing how a 240hp accord was spanking stis. Not causing argument just asking for explination if you were all motor and no spray. Your built h22 was pushing just over the hp as a stock wrx at 227
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:59 AM
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handeling... suspension, driver...

not saying i never got beat... and its not like i was racing sti's all day long..
I gave it to a bunch of people... but there was no sti that was walking away from me ever..

145+mph ez in that accord..
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:29 PM
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handeling... suspension, driver...

not saying i never got beat... and its not like i was racing sti's all day long..
I gave it to a bunch of people... but there was no sti that was walking away from me ever..

145+mph ez in that accord..
You saying you beat them all day made me believe you have raced a fair share of STIs and pulled pretty hard on them. I do not do autocross or highway racing but I do run 1/8s and 1/4s and Im sure that accord would have gotten pulled on pretty hard. I cant remember what suspenion you said your accord wagon was on but to be able to out corner a awd symetrical awd car with variable trans sounds pretty impressive if what your saying is true which Im not saying isnt I just find it hard to believe. Ive been in the Honda game for a while so Im not just riding Subaru's nuts because I own one but for me to have experience with owning both and building both I just find it hard to believe due to past experience.
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