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Old 09-15-2009, 10:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My first BMW...E36 M3

well after being a long time driver of hondas.....and a G35 along the line.....I always wanted to try out German engineering and have one of my own (although i still have much love for Japanese cars). i just picked up a '99 E36 m3 convertible with 87,500 on the clock. i'll be needing alot of help and advice along the way with all this German craziness. here are a few pics of my previous rides.....and my new toy

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to this (had some things to take care of....desparate times call for desparate measures)


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we'll see where this project takes me.....lol :thumbup: :thumbup:

thanks for checking Weezie (a-la The Jeffersons) out,
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sweet ride; rims first! not lovin those
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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well i JUST got it.....lol. albeit they're factory they don't look TOO bad =)

dannyb-i wasn't actually looking for another convertible....this one just happened to show up. as far as my S2000, i was waiting for a quick release hub and steering wheel to come in when i decided to canecl my order (because it was taking too long) and started parting the car out. it was just about to see the track =(
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wow. that s2k is really low! do the tires rub under aggressive driving?

are those tires street tires or track only? nice rides though...
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well i JUST got it.....lol. albeit they're factory they don't look TOO bad =)

dannyb-i wasn't actually looking for another convertible....this one just happened to show up. as far as my S2000, i was waiting for a quick release hub and steering wheel to come in when i decided to canecl my order (because it was taking too long) and started parting the car out. it was just about to see the track =(
you're right, not too bad, everything in time and to your tastes. have fun with the new toy!
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wow. that s2k is really low! do the tires rub under aggressive driving?

are those tires street tires or track only? nice rides though...
they were r-compound tires....street legal and all but would perform best on a track. i made the stencil. the tires would rub depending on the dip i was going down in the road or the bump and how fast i was going. but yeah...it was DUMPED!
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i like the stencil work on the tires. bad ass...
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i like the stencil work on the tires. bad ass...
thanks. it took me a while to make the stencil but i was happy with how everything turned out
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Some very nice cars. The s2k is amazing -- if I had that I would never ever sell it.
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Some very nice cars. The s2k is amazing -- if I had that I would never ever sell it.
yeah the s2k was an amazing car but when i figured i was trading it in for a G35 coupe, it mad me a little less depressed.......
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