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      02-05-2013, 07:45 AM   #1
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Just something to share... E30 on the way!

I've always been a BMW driver. Passionate about their cars like almost all members on this forum. From some time now, I've had a major desire of getting myself an E30, as a project. Nothing major, just making it look as OEM and as clean as possible. And so finally it happened.

I just bought a 1991 BMW 325ci. Needs some TLC all around, and some mechanical work, but in general it's in good shape for a 22 year old car, with 112k miles on.

As the detailing and car washing contractor at a BMW dealership for some years now, I've established good friendships with great technicians that are more than willing to help me along the way with this project.

The car will be at my shop on Saturday, so I will take some pictures and share them with you guys as well as more pictures along the way. Here are just a couple of pics of the car in my garage.
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Congrats on what seems to be a good find, canít wait to see lots of before and after photos!
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Thank you. Without a doubt!

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I've got a good friend with an E30 in his garage, I might make him an offer on it. It would be a great project car, Congrats on your find!
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I've got a good friend with an E30 in his garage, I might make him an offer on it. It would be a great project car, Congrats on your find!
Thanks man!
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Few iPhone pics of the car in my garage, but I'll be posting more pics this Saturday when I bring it to my shop.
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Nice, I did a few motor swaps on these. They're built much differently than these E90's.

Very interesting aura coming from them. GL with the new purchase!
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Very interesting aura coming from them. GL with the new purchase!
They sure are. Thanks man!
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Hey man where are you located in NJ? Sweet find. I also have a family member with the same exact car, twins infact! PM me
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Hey man where are you located in NJ? Sweet find. I also have a family member with the same exact car, twins infact! PM me
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congrats, love e30s!
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wow, she looks great-CONGRATS! cant wait to see a bunch more pics, keep us posted!
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Congratulations! Keep us posted on the progress.
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Thanks man, yeah I can't wait either. Got brakes for her, and the black grille. Baby steps!

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Congratulations! I picked up an e30 last year as a project too. They're pretty fun toys.

Mine is currently completely gutted for a M30 swap / new interior / repaint.

They become money pits pretty fast between all the maintenance and mods.
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My E30 was one of the best cars I ever had. It never broke and was a hoot to drive. I sold it with 240k miles. Last time I head it was pushing 300 on the original motor.
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Perfect project car. Can't wait to see this beauty all fixed up!
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