Bert the BMW!!! My new E30.

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  1. lozza

    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    So this is quite different from my old S14!! Yesterday i bought a 1990 BMW 325i SE and i can't wait to get skidding it :)

    It's completely standard apart from an Mtec LSD and it's really comfy inside which is good as it's my daily aswell! Electric windows front and rear, SE skirts and boot lip, the paint is pretty clean on it!

    Not got much planned for it, going to tidy up a few bits, fit some coilovers and probably a welded diff then skid skid skid skid!!!

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    Go on Bert!! Is he going to be a regular at Norfolk Arena?
     
  3. lozza

    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    I imagine so yes :) in a few months time i'll be ready to start doing practice days again and you cant beat Norfolk for a good laugh!
     
  4. Dex

    Dex kut!

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    wait, i thought you were done with skidding?

    Car looks pretty mint :D
     
  5. lozza

    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    Done with skidding?? I don't think i have much of a choice, 5 years in now... it's in my blood :D lol

    Not really interested in comp drifting, just wanna have a laugh and this will be perfect ;)
     
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    nice car !!!!!!
     
  7. chidley

    chidley i like fingers

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    yaaaaaaaaaaay another e30 fwiend :p
     
  8. BMWsean

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    looks very tidy, iv got a 4door too
    i actually prefer it to my 3dr as its easier to load wheels up plus it looks nowt but eats most road cars haha


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  9. lozza

    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    Start driving it tomorrow :D but when i test drove it, it seemed pretty fast so im sure i'll be happy with it!

    Been thinking and the only things i really want to do for now is lower it and put a nice exhaust system on it, free it up a bit.
     
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    And electric fan and make sure the v.coupling is good :)
     
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    The car looks great, very fresh looking.

    The 2.5 will be plenty enough. My unstripped E30 2.5 touring was pretty good at killing tyres :)
     
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    wheels look cool :)
     
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    Ahh the sweet noise of an M20. I miss my Touring - need to pull my finger out. Nice buy, you're sure to love it. Especially the boat size steering wheel!!
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    Haha yeah it's like driving a bus! Exhaust is blowing a bit but still sounds sweet :D itching to get it sideways haha
     
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    Not really a BMW fan but got a soft spot for E30's for some reason! Looks nice :D
     
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    topi KlutchKickKidz

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    I'd say it's deffinately worth changing rear end ratios aswell Loz. You can make the car feel much more lively using different diffs.

    Cheap ebay headers make a nice response improvement too.
     
  17. mint

    mint touch my fruit

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    Haha thats cool Loz! :D I'll keep my eyes on this build. :) Hope you have fun with it.
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    Yeah may get around to messing around with diffs, it's got an Mtec LSD in it. If its no good for skidding i'll sell it and buy a lower ratio welder.

    Coilovers are a must at the moment though lol
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    Now with more lows :) ordered some TA Technix "coilovers" which well... aren't exactly coilovers lol ebay description fail! but i'm happy anyway :)
    The ride height needs tweaking, might lower the front a tad and raise the back a bit, will see how it goes.
    It drives awesome though! :D

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    Looking good mate, a little bit more drop on the front and will look spot on.
     

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