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Old 03-10-2019, 06:37 AM   #1
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New to me 1990 325i

I wasnt in the market for an e30, but a friend of mine relocated and no longer had storage for it in the northeast. Im a bmw fan and currently own an e46 m3 and a 535i msport. The car has about 140k miles and is still pretty clean. It has new Koni shocks and h and r race springs and sender wheels with Bridgestone re71R tires. The biggest let down is that its an automatic, but I have plans to fix that down the road. Right now Im just trying to get it cleaned up because mechanically, it seems great. Heres a couple pics to start this thread:








































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Old 03-10-2019, 06:47 AM   #2
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Beautiful and obviously well sorted. Love that color combination. Just about finished with the manual swap on mine. Had to replace the differential to LSD at the same time. Can't wait to see your transformation!


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Old 03-10-2019, 07:23 AM   #3
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Looks like a good canvas. Congrats!
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Damn she is clean. Totally in for this project!


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Old 03-10-2019, 10:28 AM   #5
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Beautiful and obviously well sorted. Love that color combination. Just about finished with the manual swap on mine. Had to replace the differential to LSD at the same time. Can't wait to see your transformation!


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Thanks, it will definitely be a slow moving project. Ideally, Id like a drivetrain with about 200-225 whp. I think LSD will be in my future as well.


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Old 03-10-2019, 10:34 AM   #6
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On the white e30s, I prefer the front lip to be color matched. I started sanding it down today in prep for some primer and later alpine white paint that is in the mail.










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Old 03-10-2019, 11:46 AM   #7
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car looks great, previous owner clearly took a lot of care for it.
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Old 03-10-2019, 12:37 PM   #8
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Super clean looking car. Great bas efor a fun project. Keep us posted. Curious what you will use for your manual swap.
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Super clean looking car. Great bas efor a fun project. Keep us posted. Curious what you will use for your manual swap.


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Old 03-11-2019, 03:43 AM   #10
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car looks great, previous owner clearly took a lot of care for it.


It definitely took a lot of elbow grease to get it to where it is now compared to when I first got it.


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Old 03-11-2019, 06:23 PM   #11
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Nice Bronco.
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Old 03-11-2019, 10:24 PM   #12
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I keep looking at those seats, they must have been re-done as the lower part somehow doesn't look stock to me....
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Nice Bronco.


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Old 03-12-2019, 05:26 PM   #14
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I keep looking at those seats, they must have been re-done as the lower part somehow doesn't look stock to me....

Im starting to think so as well because I think the color is just slightly off from the headrests.


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Old 03-12-2019, 05:29 PM   #15
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I got my BMW license plate block off plate for the front today. I dont know if you will be able to pick up the letters in the pics...

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