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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 08-31-2004, 09:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got my 325i Conv and i was wondering what i should start off with?
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Old 08-31-2004, 10:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get used to the car for a few months first, and fix any problems that might arise. First modifications should be suspension after that, or getting rid of those fugly wheels.
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Old 08-31-2004, 10:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well what do you want to do with it. email me if you need some help!
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Old 08-31-2004, 10:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Get used to the car for a few months first, and fix any problems that might arise. First modifications should be suspension after that

yea, i started off exterior b/c it was in such bad shape, but your's looks very nice. i would start off with suspension and then get intake and jim c chip which i found for just under $300
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your car is just fine right now. upgrades arent neccessary at all(performance wise).

unless you wanna do some stereo or something or whatever.

but try and get everything running stock first.

then if you want it to go fast, take a driving class at a local track or visit www.drivingconepts.com , they have this thing called Teen Driving Clinic that helps with tons and tons of stuff, it isnt some lame shit, its tight and worth the money. it helped me a lot and all the instructors are really cool.
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Old 08-31-2004, 11:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yea u dont need any performance upgrades man..that car will take you where ever u want to go pretty fast..as long as u know how to drive it....so yea driving school....then maybe a chip conforti amkes good ones.
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i think you have been voted for driving school buddy we all say so...its a cabrio...though they are fun...please dont mod it performance wise if you are going to drive it fast...just not safe unless you put in a full roll cage...just enjoy her have fun with it stock maybe intake and chip it a ways down the road...just dont make it too fast...we dont need to read about another E30/owner death from rolling their cabrio at 140 and being decapitated...anyway thats my $0.02 :P and btw have fun with it...
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Correction..IMO just lower it throw some rims on it and cruise for the ladies...you got a show car...flaunt it...
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no, these came with the car, if i had some money, i would get some 16" BBS LM's
they are 14'' American Racing wheels(don't know what model)
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If i where u, I would go fore some styling(exterior) the car is build for showing of not racing !!! All show no go :P

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