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Old 08-19-2010, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New to Bimmer by accident...literally!

I just purchased an E46, 2002 325i. I was just looking for an everyday driver since I sold my Duramax truck. I also have a 99 Z28, that I didn't want to wear out driving everyday. I was craigslist searching pretty much whatever came up at 7k or less. I found the 325i. The guy had an accident right after he posted it. I went and looked at it, and deemed it repairable. I'll be getting the rpair part this weekend, and have it painted and installed within 2 weeks. So far I love it. My wife keeps saying," I thought it was for ME!"

Oh yeah...it's a 5 speed. I'll try to post pics....here goes.......





Here is the damage. Fender is $100 in Smyrna Ga. The guy that does my paint is gonna do that and install for $150.00. That is what having a tire mount machine and balancer gets you!!!



Nothing internal bent. Just fender.

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Old 08-19-2010, 08:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well done, great find! Welcome to the world of the Ultimate Driving Machine (I know that BMW doesn't use that any more, but we all know it still rings true!)
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That is a great find, and having a skilled trade that you can barter with is a HUGE advantage in life.

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Went to Strictly German in Braselton , Ga on Friday and got a fender. Painted it and installed it on Saturday! Got windows tinted today. Busy busy busy weekend.

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