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So i picked up my 94 325i about a month and a half ago from a kid that completely destroyed it. I mean the problems with the car were endless. Hood was destroyed,radiator was held in with wire, fans were taken off the car, steering was locked, ignition destroyed, car started with screwdriver,both front door handles broken, tail lights spray painted,interior ripped apart, car wouldn't go into gear and there was rust and dents galore.

The car was just a total wreck. Being on a tight budget as this being a project car i did all of the reading I could to find out how things work with the e36's and went to work. I mean it is far from done but i've done a lot of work getting the car drivable.

Since there are no cars around here to pick parts from i had to do a lot of internet purchases to get the new hood, doors and everything else. I got a set of the LED tails and tinted them out the right way, picked up a set of 10k HID's..fixed all of the wiring throughout the car. I also picked up a new fan, bought all the correct mounts and did a full tune up including o2 sensors. I bypassed the steering lock and fixed all of the shifting issues that were caused by clutch stop being turned out 10 turns. I decided to go with a complete keyless push button start set up with a toggle ignition switch.


I wanted to do something different with the car so i decided to go with satin black. Since these were taken i have since lowered it on H&R's and picked up a new set of side skirts. Here is my progress from beginning when i picked it up trashed to most recent. Let me know what you think.





















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OMFG another one!?
 
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Congratz on totally amazing progress!

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Thanks guys. I've done a lot of work but i'm still far from done. This car was trashed so i'm trying to bring it back and put a spin of my own on it at the same time. It's not easy being just married with a baby on the way. The wife calls it my mistress lol.
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