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    That's got to be it. I can't believe it's only at 6k given what it is. Perhaps a tuner RHD touring is too much of a niche. Not much action in the comments either, which is surprising.
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      RHD and rust repair.

      If any of my guys repaired rust like that, I'd cut their last check and send them home that day. It's pretty standard for UK quality but it still is something that I would have to fully redo. Edit: This is harsher than I'd thought when I wrote it. I have really, really high standards that don't take cost into consideration. I hate rust, I never want to see rust, and I never want to see evidence of rust.

      I am extremely anal and the repairs look solid otherwise. I would have no qualms about them if I wasn't me and didn't help grow a restoration business.
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        318is listed, repaint and high mileage, but looks really clean and well maintained.

        https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...18is-coupe-19/
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          WOT, but my grandpa and I watched this one thoroughly. These are such a fucking cool car. Really surprised it didn't fetch more.

          https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...-club-coupe-4/
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            1991 318is
            https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...18is-coupe-19/

            (Sorry Zeemz, didn't see you had posted it already....
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              Originally posted by Ygtbsm1969
              I had plans strip, clean, restore and make it look new. Took it to a show at the local BMW and the owner and a few of the serious collectors actually took me aside and said if I was smart do nothing but address issues and try and change as little as possible.

              There are more opinions and views on classic cars from (as is) i want all the rust never paint to put it in a nitrogen bubble with 20 miles on the clock and don't touch.

              I think its preference but also depends seriously on what type of vehicle it is.
              The lack of AC is also hurting the value, for some reason it's a primary turn off for people these days.

              But the rust situation isn't pretty on your wagon and as with any purchase you have to overcome that initial reaction for buyers to walk at the first sign of difficulty/trouble. Having had a few tourings I wouldn't buy yours without further inspection, and peeling the carpet back in a few key areas to assess other potential hidden rust spots.

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                Agree RHD and no AC drag value down in US
                AC should be retrofitted. It’s involved but not hard
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                  Originally posted by roguetoaster View Post
                  for some reason it's a primary turn off for people these days.
                  Because in a most of the country it's nice to have AC for at least a few months out of the year
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                    Look at it another way, I had a 1984 Hartge H5S, but it was done up before Hartge got manufacturer plates, so records are spotty. Add to that, it was possibly assembled, or maybe reassembled by a shop in FL during federalization. In that case it's a Hartge car, but not really a Hartge car, which probably hurt it's value, and I suspect you are in a similar boat.

                    Add to that, Hartge is probably more obscure than ACS, although that's very debatable.

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                      Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
                      1991 318is
                      https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...18is-coupe-19/

                      (Sorry Zeemz, didn't see you had posted it already....
                      Thats wonderful. Add one lightweight flywheel and enjoy!
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                        George, you should direct your comments to the appropriate party, otherwise the edit does not make much sense to the group.

                        Also, r3v is bullshit, and that's why we love it. We have an obligation to give each other a hard time in the name of creating interesting reading.

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                          Originally posted by roguetoaster View Post
                          George, you should direct your comments to the appropriate party, otherwise the edit does not make much sense to the group.

                          Also, r3v is bullshit, and that's why we love it. We have an obligation to give each other a hard time in the name of creating interesting reading.
                          I'm only here to read MrBurg's comments.
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                            Originally posted by Powling View Post
                            I'm only here to read MrBurg's comments.
                            Fair enough, but he's been holding out on us the last few weeks.

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                              Originally posted by roguetoaster View Post
                              Also, r3v is bullshit, and that's why we love it. We have an obligation to give each other a hard time in the name of creating interesting reading.
                              QFT, if you're soft you should just share your feelings on instagram with the hashtag #FUCKR3V

                              Originally posted by Powling View Post
                              I'm only here to read MrBurg's comments.
                              Originally posted by roguetoaster View Post
                              Fair enough, but he's been holding out on us the last few weeks.
                              He's only here for the non-sense so dont expect him out here haha
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                                1990 S52 Swapped 325i
                                https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-bmw-325is-26/
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