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  • e30austin
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    Dude. If you ever want to sell the Ms. Pac-Man machine...I'm your huckleberry...would love to have one for the shop.

    Glad to see you around still. Safe travels overseas.

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  • delamaize
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    Hey doods, I'm still alive, Been Busy AF with work, and life in general.

    I'm heading back to the Motherland to see my daughter. I'm stoked about that.
    I still have the Dumpster fire, had to miss the picnic this year, because I was in Germany, seeing my daughter.
    My Daughter and her mother have at least 2 if not 3 more years in Germany, It's really tempting to try to find a Touring to bring back. Of course if I do that, I'm packing that bitch with Euro parts to bring back with me! lol

    I sold the 750iL I had, It just had too much rust, and I couldn't justify the cost of rebuilding the V12 to use in my other project, Speaking of that...
    My new project is a 1936/37 Chevy Dump truck that was my great grandfathers. I'm building a hot rod out of it. Work is slow, but I'm getting things done. Where this ties into BMW? Well, I'm back and forth on a few different drive trains. As I mentioned, I was planning on rebuilding the V12 (M70B50), and converting it to run on multiple carbs. But the cost of the rebuilding the 300K mile'd motor was just too expensive. So I've been looking at maybe doing a M60B40, Since I have experience with that motor in the dumpster fire. The Challenge with that one will be trying to find a good, low milage M60B40, that was well maintained. I'm also looking at just doing a SBC, or a LS, I have not decided yet. I see what I want to do in my head, I just have to make it happen.

    Another hobby has presented it's self to me recently. I have started collecting and repairing classic arcade machines. So far I've got 9 machine, Ms. Pacman, Frogger, Gyruss, OutRun, Nintendo DualSystem (with Vs. Excitebike and Vs. SMB), Arkinoid, Pole Position, and another cabinet that is running emulation. Pretty fun having all these old games that I remember playing when I was a kid. Anyone that is interested, their is a show every year, called Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show that happens in Tacoma. I usually have my machines there, along with another 400+ Arcade and pinball machines. This year it's June 5th - 7th at the Tacoma Convention Center. If you're into old games, it's worth checking out. http://www.nwpinballshow.com/

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  • spiDmang
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    Originally posted by Cabriolet View Post
    I am in you!

    I finally made it to the land of no smog/BAR
    You're so deep!

    Welcome, it's a good place to be.

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  • Metallated
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    Originally posted by Cabriolet View Post
    I am in you!




    I finally made it to the land of no smog/BAR
    Congrats!!

    Make sure you get collector plates for registration too lol

    Cya around

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  • Cabriolet
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    I am in you!




    I finally made it to the land of no smog/BAR

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  • Matt-B
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    It’s hard the use the forum now, I don’t want to spend forever looking for threads

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  • e30austin
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    Originally posted by Habla View Post

    Pre or post m52 swap? If this crank sensor and tuneup doesnt do it, then I'm putting the 2.8 in. I just still don't know that I can let it go, for sentimental reasons...

    If the body and paint are presentable, I know he would take it the way it sits...

    I get it, though. Some cars are meant to stick with us, long term.

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  • Habla
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    Originally posted by e30austin View Post

    I may have a buyer for the e34 wagon...
    Pre or post m52 swap? If this crank sensor and tuneup doesnt do it, then I'm putting the 2.8 in. I just still don't know that I can let it go, for sentimental reasons...

    Originally posted by djjerme
    Pics of the E34 Touring maybe? I'm always a sucker for long roofs... Also, what's the story on the S52 car?
    The wagon in its prime...its a 5spd btw. And the coupe, but looking sad now without shoes. Forever car, planning to reshell into the black 84 I have.

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    Originally posted by spidmang
    You got your hands full homie!!
    SHOP DREAMS B





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  • spiDmang
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    Originally posted by Habla View Post
    Officially gone crazy now. Full up.
    -s52 coupe on bottlecaps lol
    -moldy 318is slicktop, beached
    -e34 wag runs like poo
    -84 gutted coupe shell
    -tundra...

    Is selling cars to build a pole barn like buying a wallet?
    You got your hands full homie!!

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  • djjerme
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    Pics of the E34 Touring maybe? I'm always a sucker for long roofs... Also, what's the story on the S52 car?

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  • e30austin
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    Originally posted by Habla View Post
    Officially gone crazy now. Full up.
    -s52 coupe on bottlecaps lol
    -moldy 318is slicktop, beached
    -e34 wag runs like poo
    -84 gutted coupe shell
    -tundra...

    Is selling cars to build a pole barn like buying a wallet?
    I may have a buyer for the e34 wagon...

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  • Habla
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    Officially gone crazy now. Full up.
    -s52 coupe on bottlecaps lol
    -moldy 318is slicktop, beached
    -e34 wag runs like poo
    -84 gutted coupe shell
    -tundra...

    Is selling cars to build a pole barn like buying a wallet?

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  • EN318isPDX
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    right

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  • djjerme
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  • djjerme
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    The fact that just going back one page and it’s posts from 4 months ago should be good indication postings aren’t happening as frequently. It still doesn’t look right in Safari (have to scroll to see what I’m typing in the right side, the buttons are fricking huge and take up 1/8 of the screen..). Still can’t load this thread in Tapatalk.

    I feel for what James is going through, but he really should hand off some of the upkeep to another person for times like these. It’s the bus syndrome that I try to avoid on any project I work on (if I get hit by a bus will someone else be able to maintain the project.)


    look ar this screenshot..



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