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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 12-12-2008, 12:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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e30 repaint









Doesn't show off the paint much but you get the idea


Looks really good in person. Metallic silver was really hard to get even but it was worth it...looks real good
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Old 12-12-2008, 09:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like it turned out great! Can't wait to see some more pics!
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Old 12-12-2008, 11:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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look good check mine out wish i took pics
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Old 12-12-2008, 02:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks shark and vincent your car looks really good. you paint it yourself too?
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Old 12-12-2008, 02:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Does it need some time, like a month, to fully cure before waxing?
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Old 12-12-2008, 02:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yeah it does but these pics are old...i finished painted in August. but i did have to wait a month to wax it, but to be safe i waited 2
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Old 12-12-2008, 02:46 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i want to paint a black stripe on the hood in the middle where it's raised, what do you think flat black or gloss
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Old 12-12-2008, 03:23 PM   #8 (permalink)
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hmm difficult question... I've actually wanted to do the very same...
you go ahead do it so I can have an idea how it looks like
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yeah it suckeddd i did a full sand down prime and paint it cost around 900 for the supplies and stuff i personally dont think a stripe would look good but if your gonna do it do it in gloss you have fresh metalic if its flat it will blow your paint off you know what i mean?
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yeah i know what your sayin...it's too cold to paint it anytime soon so i have some time to think about it
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Old 12-14-2008, 09:59 AM   #11 (permalink)
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it does look nice though....i want to do my 325i but i want to get the body kit first just saving my money.
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i payed 800 for my duraflex on mine dont get em off ebay they suck
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well i guess there is one nice thing to having a family conmapny. You get Jobber rate on the paint lol. it cost me less than 100 to repaint a car a couple years ago.
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it cost me around 500 to repaint it
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good call man, i checked into a repaint and it was gonna be like 300 without duraflex about a month ago.
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