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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 03-16-2005, 11:31 AM   #41
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Good job Nil!
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:03 PM   #42
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very impressive... that's very good handywork and a lot of dedication. Your car certainly shines and shows it!
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:03 PM   #43
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That was amazing
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:19 PM   #44
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very nice man


came a long way. You forgot to mention you upgraded from the nextel i95 to the i730 all during this process


but def congrats man.....where in queens are ya???
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:22 PM   #45
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Very nice work, great thread
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:45 PM   #46
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GREAT thread!! Outstanding job.

But to be honest, I was waiting for the 'And then some a$$hole ran a red light and t-boned me on the way to work' message! Glad the thread didn't end up that way!!

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Old 03-16-2005, 01:35 PM   #47
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nice job...where did you learn to work on cars from, being you are so young
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Old 03-16-2005, 01:39 PM   #48
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that is awesome dude.
props!
i wish i could do something like that
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Old 03-16-2005, 01:48 PM   #49
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nice job...where did you learn to work on cars from, being you are so young
thanks, my dad really helped me out on stuff i didnt know, the way i looked at things was the same way it comes out, the same way it goes back type of perspective, and i just followed the service manual and TIS cd before i would tackle any job so i know what to expect in the process, what should be removed and what shouldn't etc.

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Nil, I would never thought your car was from a salvage yard till this post. Congrats on a job well done and the car is looking hot. So what is next on your list? I might see you later at meets, just look me up BTW I just love these type of post...

Charlie
Yeah i hope to meet up and see your car in person, I cant wait to see how dre's rim look on your ride up close. Maybe the next big east coast meet or show i'll see you there Next is a new rear bumper, not too found of the style of that one anymore, at the time when rebuilding the car it wasnt a part that need replacing so it stayed intact.

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I saw many of your posts, I never thought your car in your sig from salvage yard.
Yeah, anybody who see's my car for the first time does not know its rebuilt, i thought i would make this thread and just show everybody my progress of the car, i have pictures documenting everything, but just for my personal use, this is the first time telling you fanatics about my experience with my car
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Old 03-16-2005, 01:55 PM   #50
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Wow dude... like I've said before, I love seeing fanatics work on their own cars. Coming from a muscle car world, this would be a normal restoration. But you hardly ever find anyone trying to restore a newer car, especially a BMW with expensive parts. It's awesome how you found great deals where you could (especially those non-OEM fenders which look great), and it's amazing that you even decided to undertake this job. I have more respect for you than anyone else on this forum. MAD props bro...
thanks man! i would love to go and restore a muscle car if i had the money, it would be a change from all these electronics and a good learning experience too

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looks like u gave her a new lease on life! good work, hope it came out under the price of a comparable non-crashed 330, but even if it didnt, theres something to be said for all that personal time and effort that u put into a car u plan to hold onto for a long time

kudos!

i sure did! it feels great bringing this car back out on the road actually and not having it broken down into peices. at the time when purchasing the car, this car with this milage had a KBB of 32k with the milage in exxcelent condion, and 30k in good condition. I still came out under, i posted my prices above
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Old 03-16-2005, 01:57 PM   #51
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damn thats awesome. if only i had that type of mechanical skill, props man.

which salvage yard did you go to? is it in Queens
the salvage yard was in bronx, its called elitemotorcars. they have now moved to NJ to a bigger lot

www.elitemotorcars.com

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more video monitors please!

Damn dude, that's a nice build. There seems to be quite a few industrious folks on these boards that take the time and put in the effort to do something special.

Nice work, hope you enjoy the car!
Thanks, i'm loving the car now

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came a long way. You forgot to mention you upgraded from the nextel i95 to the i730 all during this process


but def congrats man.....where in queens are ya???

Oh yeah! now i need a 860 i have alot of small stuff not listed, i also got rid of the stupid wood trim too

I'm in richmond hill, or more known as jamaica, queens. i'm off exit 4 (liberty ave) on the van wyck
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Old 03-16-2005, 02:06 PM   #52
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now that is a sick transformation. not a fan of the TVs, but thats just personal opinion. still, very impressive....and an awesome thread.
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Old 03-16-2005, 02:15 PM   #53
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wow that is incredible. nice work man, your car look flawless!
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Old 03-16-2005, 02:27 PM   #54
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damn ur lucky ur dad helps u with all that stuff.
my dads the type thats like

"why the heck are you messing with your car... it looks fine already"
or "dont do that, youre gonna mess up and screw the car up!"
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Old 03-16-2005, 03:34 PM   #55
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That was cool.. congrats man, you are very lucky to have a cool dad with a passion for cars. Nice job.
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Old 03-16-2005, 04:08 PM   #57
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Wow...you rule. Excellent job!
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Old 03-16-2005, 04:13 PM   #58
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Old 03-16-2005, 04:22 PM   #59
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nil, how hard was it to install the h&r coilovers, your story has inspired me to try to diy...unless you want to do it for me
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Old 03-16-2005, 04:36 PM   #60
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This thread is inspiring...I always look at the wrecked and salvaged cars in the (NY) Car Buyer's Market's Repairables section...and always think "hmm I could fix that, or that isn't so bad". This thread gives me hope and possibilty of building a track car someday
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