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    #46
    Originally posted by 318aye View Post
    Thanks for keeping this running, it's handy.
    No problem, the initial setup was a pain in the ass, but now that Ive finished that its easy. Its very useful
    Simon
    Current Cars:
    -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
    Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
    Originally posted by Melon
    Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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      #47
      I think it sold for what it should have then again I don't drink the 320iS kool-aid. This one was just a base model 4 door and it has a destroked S14 to boot. It's cool that it was made but that's about it. If you're spending close to 20k, mind as well get an M3 IMO of which a couple projects sold for less than 20K on BAT. So there was no reserve? I find it hard to believe the seller would take a loss.
      Last edited by reelizmpro; 06-08-2016, 12:38 PM.
      "I'd probably take the E30 M3 in this case just because I love that little car, and how tanky that inline 6 is." - thecj

      85 323i M TECH 1 S52 - ALPINEWEISS/SCHWARZE
      88 M3 - LACHSSILBER/SCHWARZE
      89 M3 - ALPINEWEISS II/M TECH CLOTH-ALCANTARA
      91 M TECHNIC CABRIO TURBO - MACAOBLAU/M TECH CLOTH-LEATHER

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        #48
        Yeah, I don't get the hype for the 320is unless it's a loaded mtech2 coupe, then it's pretty cool. But a base 4 door? I wouldn't pay a lot for it over a standard base 4 door with an engine swap.
        AWD > RWD

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          #49
          I was willing to go 12K.

          But then I also have a full MTech 2 kit ready to go, and a bunch of S14 parts at my disposal. We were more looking at it as a nice, rare E30 version to add to the collection. Not our first/only weekend car.

          If it was going to be the only cool E30 you owned, then yeah, you may have been better off to look for an M3. But if you already got an M3, why not?

          It's not like it went for Rusty 356 money..
          1984 Alpina B6 2.8/1 #35
          1991 325i MT2 Touring (JDM bro)
          1991 Racecar (Chase Schmidt's former drift car - M30)
          2006 BMW X3
          2011 Audi A3 - wife's other German car

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            #50
            Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
            S52 E30 is up now, Im very curious to see where it ends up being since its in CA and not BAR legal.

            Also, today is the final day for the 320iS. Its at $12,500 currently
            I didn't care for the 320.....and the current s52 swapped car is kinda rough
            Current Cars:
            2016 PORSCHE GT3 RS
            2017 FERRARI 488GTB
            2018 RAPTOR CREW CAB
            1991 318is SLICKTOP H&R SPRING SEMA CAR
            1991 318IS SLICKTOP STERLING SILVER
            1990 325ic BRONZIT/AUTO :)
            1989 E30 M3 (SOLD AWAITING SHIPPING)

            On Order:
            2018 DODGE DEMON

            Searching for:
            CLEAN E30'S
            S54 DRIVETRAIN
            E30 DASH
            E30 PARTS

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              #51
              1987is..

              Should be interesting to see where it goes, considering the odometer is broken and it's pretty grimy.
              1984 Alpina B6 2.8/1 #35
              1991 325i MT2 Touring (JDM bro)
              1991 Racecar (Chase Schmidt's former drift car - M30)
              2006 BMW X3
              2011 Audi A3 - wife's other German car

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                #52
                Originally posted by djjerme View Post
                1987is..

                Should be interesting to see where it goes, considering the odometer is broken...
                More like "where it went" :)



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                  #53
                  I'm more interested in this beauty

                  http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-bmw-745i-turbo/
                  If it's got tits or tires, it's gonna cost ya!

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                    #54
                    Originally posted by djjerme View Post
                    1987is..

                    Should be interesting to see where it goes, considering the odometer is broken and it's pretty grimy.
                    saw that this morning, Im about to add it to the list...

                    thoughts on the S52 car? Do you guys think it has enough in it to go over 10?

                    Still has open diff, comfort seats, etc Missing a lot of the goodies to show it was a balanced package.
                    Simon
                    Current Cars:
                    -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                    Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                    Originally posted by Melon
                    Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                      #55
                      oh crap! I know this 87 iS. I spoke with the woman who was selling it. It was her husbands car and he recently passed away. I told her I thought it was in the ~4000 range and made an offer in that range and she declined. Shes trying to get double that
                      Simon
                      Current Cars:
                      -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                      Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                      Originally posted by Melon
                      Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                        #56
                        The 540i/6 that's up right now is a great deal; with all the work that's been done to that M62 it should be good to go for a long time.

                        http://bringatrailer.com/listing/2001-bmw-540i/

                        OBDI M62B44/6 swap
                        Transaction feedback
                        - jpod999

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                          #57
                          plenty of time for the auction to end and it to no longer be a great deal!
                          Simon
                          Current Cars:
                          -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                          Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                          Originally posted by Melon
                          Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                            #58
                            I can't believe people are willing to spend that kind of $ on the 320is. An s14b23 is slow enough (had one in my e30 for 4 years), I just couldn't handle the disappointment of the 2 liter version.
                            My feedback:
                            http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=186328

                            http://e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=74911

                            Instagram:
                            @gears_n_glory

                            @functionmotorsports

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                              #59
                              yours was in a touring, this was a base model sedan, but I see what you're saying. Also the power difference between the 2.0 & the 2.3 was minimal
                              Simon
                              Current Cars:
                              -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                              Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                              Originally posted by Melon
                              Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                                #60
                                A base model as well! no ac, no sunroof, manual rear windows..
                                My feedback:
                                http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=186328

                                http://e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=74911

                                Instagram:
                                @gears_n_glory

                                @functionmotorsports

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