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View Poll Results: IS THIS BLASPHEMY?
NO, DO IT!!! 40 46.51%
YES, DON'T DO IT!!! 15 17.44%
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      09-02-2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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I don't usually drive Mercedes, but when I do...

It's going to be a 190E 2.3 16V that will be turned into an Evolution 2 replica...

So after much thought, and my Volvo getting in an accident and eventually deemed totaled, I have come to a decision to POSSIBLY purchase a somewhat ghetto Merc and restore it (body-wise) into a replica of the famous DTM Evolution 2. For those who don't know it was the arch rival of the e30 M3 during the early 90s during the DTM races in Germany.

I have always loved the shape of this car and finally found one on craiglist and have decided to inspect it at a friends shop early this week.

This is how it stands...



And it will be completely changed and turned into this...




It will be my daily so Blue isn't driven every day.

My question to all of you is... IS THIS BLASPHEMY?!?!?!?!
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      09-02-2012, 07:53 PM   #2
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      09-02-2012, 07:53 PM   #3
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Do it!

That's my dream car, waiting for a build thread!
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      09-02-2012, 08:05 PM   #4
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the one from craigslist looks hilarious
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      09-02-2012, 08:19 PM   #5
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Do it! I can't wait to see it when you're done restoring it.
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      09-02-2012, 08:42 PM   #6
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Looks like someone has a soft spot for touring cars. Where's the sonax and Hugo boss sponsorships? I say do it. It's only blasphemy if you don't do it right. And given what your e90 looks like, I think you'll do alright.

Front bumper has to go....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-201...t_10116wt_1030
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      09-02-2012, 08:57 PM   #7
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Would be awesome man I say go for it
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      09-02-2012, 09:11 PM   #8
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My mom had an 89 2.6. It was originally going to be my first car, but the amount of money required to fix it dissuaded me. It was a blast to drive and I absolutely love the body lines. I say do it.
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      09-02-2012, 09:20 PM   #9
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lol. good luck
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      09-02-2012, 10:00 PM   #10
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do it......do it slowly....do it decimo......do it sexy.....
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      09-02-2012, 10:16 PM   #11
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i always wanted one
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      09-02-2012, 10:19 PM   #12
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herr yeah
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      09-02-2012, 10:55 PM   #13
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it'll be sick
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      09-03-2012, 03:49 AM   #14
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this is so bad ass! do it Mike!
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      09-03-2012, 04:15 AM   #15
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do it please, first thing please get rid of that front bumper on the craigslist one LOL
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      09-03-2012, 09:32 AM   #16
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Make it happen, and when you buy that one of craigslist, pull that front bumper off at the place you buy it and let him keep it as a souviner of what he did to that car.
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      09-03-2012, 11:21 AM   #17
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Is it too much of a drug dealer look though? Dont get me wrong, I do like it but saw that you put its guna be a daily drive.
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      09-03-2012, 12:15 PM   #18
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Due to the fact that this European masterpiece have been vandalized by a tasteless owner, I would say it's someone duty to restore it. **hint hint**
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      09-03-2012, 12:59 PM   #19
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Go for it. The PO really destroyed this car but I think rebuilding it might be a lot of fun.
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Is it too much of a drug dealer look though? Dont get me wrong, I do like it but saw that you put its guna be a daily drive.
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yes, do it. great idea.

and it is in horrible shape, save that car.
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