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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 07-18-2004, 05:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Yeeup you heard it...another loss in the E30 community..

It was about 6:20am on my way home from work at intel in Folsom, CA...i work the 10pm-6am shift...I was driving home down grant line road as usual and then went to make a right on calvine...i was doing about 50 mph and began to brake for the turn..the driverside front tire blew out causing me to go straight while half way through the turn my car slammed into the embankment at about 40 mph launching me into a barb wire fence....and the rest as they say is history...the frame is bent suspension crushed...blah blah blah...this sucks...i dont think it has really hit me yet...shes dead...blah...we'll miss you my little kraut rocket...dont get me wrong she is staying around for when i one day start working on a tube chassis Auto X car but in the mean time she is going to be the performance part donner car for my new BMW looking for a 91 Bronzit 325iS..


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Old 07-18-2004, 08:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Crazy how easy it is to completely destroy a car, isn't it?
Sorry to hear. Almost nailed a tree recently myself.
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god i miss my BMW this blows...grrr i am driving around a 1997 dodge stratus and its amazing how slow it feels and how crappy it drives...and this is 13 years newer and it has 170 hp...god i hate newer cars...really though..they have all these crappy things you dont use in them...like air bags? WTF? ghead all i hear is extra weight and get a roll cage....blah i love the simplicity feel of E30's..god i cant wait to get behind the wheel of one again..
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I can't stand how bloated new cars are - you can't see out of half of them! I love eighties cars like the the third-generation Hondas and E30 BMWs - they're so low-fat and spirited, and you can see where you're going. That makes them so much more fun to drive.
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hey man, i feel your pain, just recently i completely ruined my door and oil pan all in one day, it's not as bad but it definitely is painful. in fact, at the moment i'm trying to arrange a ride to work... ghead
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Hey,

I'm sorry to hear that man.

Not that I'm trying to be rude or anything, but are you planning on parting out your car?

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im sorry man, that does suck. hope everything turns out good with AutoX and the E36.
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ehh you cant have my racing dynamic rims or anything else performance wise but pm me about questions on any other parts )
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when i had the car jacked up and i was attempting to get my lowering springs out...kinda hard when the suspension is crushed...i noticed something interesting...i was like whoa...i can see my crankshaft...niiiiice...the oild pan was COMPLETELY GONE along with several other things... whyy mee...
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sorry bro. you'll get another hopefully.
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Awe sorry to hear bro! Hope you can find another Bimmer soon!
its been a month and a half and i have looked at 15 e30's now...every single model haha...im finally thinking im gonna gowith an 325i because they are almost equal in performance to the iS but are easier to find in better condition at a decent price...all nice iS's i have seen in decent condition run about $4,200 and they need work...boo hate living in CA....if anyone spots any good deals let me know i will even fly somewhere and drive it home haha...
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i remember the first day i had my 1989 316i euro spec :

i spun out on a gravel road and hit a tree

after a new hood,left and right fenders,bumper,all new headlights,all new grills, and foglights she was as good as new -----GOD I LOVE JUNKYARDS-----
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