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craz azn
03-05-2006, 06:37 PM
Well... after months of rebuilding this car, here is a near-final version of it complete. I just got it back from the paint shop end of last week. I had the front painted only. I wanted to preserve the original paint as much as I could, so I buffed the hell outta the rest. It came up okay. Still a couple odds and ends to tie up like some trim, fog blank on teh left, washer nozzles, a couple paint spots to touch up, etc.

Car - 1988 325iS, Brilliant red, plastic bumper conversion, Eurostyle iS lip, H&R springs, stock mech. Magnaflow exhaust (sounds awesome), AC Schnitzer badge (extra 20HP!!!!!111111) lol... thats all for now...

Cheers

Understated
03-05-2006, 06:42 PM
looks pretty good......MORE pix *th-up*

craz azn
03-05-2006, 06:45 PM
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BMWags
03-05-2006, 06:58 PM
Very nice man!

paul christians
03-05-2006, 07:05 PM
Not a beater anymore or a ghetto car now...good work RUDY, and yes he has worked his ass to get back on his feet after the crub...VERY GOOD JOB...no more crubs ok man...hehehehehe....

T.Dot_E30
03-05-2006, 07:14 PM
looks damn good man.

lol, there are gonna be alot of brilliant red 2drs out this summer *th-up*

jeremy
03-05-2006, 07:24 PM
VERY NICE ! *th-up*

King Luis
03-05-2006, 07:25 PM
looks good...same exhaust, colour, model, and wheels as me. :P
i just want to get my coil-overs installed...come on summer, where are you?

paul christians
03-05-2006, 08:01 PM
Summer is about 4.5 months away..

BMWags
03-05-2006, 09:51 PM
pics of the 17's on it!!!!!!1

craz azn
03-05-2006, 09:55 PM
:D Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh......

propr'one
03-05-2006, 10:31 PM
4.5 months? you're joking right, my summers go on in like 3-4 weeks:D

lvan
03-06-2006, 01:36 AM
Nice car
but where did you get those front clear corners?

DAM
03-06-2006, 02:02 AM
Nice car, just not feeling the black that was painted on the front bumper, especially in metallic black, same with the kidneys

paul christians
03-06-2006, 10:21 AM
Nice car
but where did you get those front clear corners?
you guess where guys,but you try to.............:D :D

bmwm5lover
03-06-2006, 11:00 AM
Looks good man, really nice.
Don't run into another curb.

lvan
03-06-2006, 11:34 AM
you guess where guys,but you try to.............:D :D
lol , I think it's custom made.

paul christians
03-06-2006, 01:16 PM
^^^^^yes it is,but what did he use???I know what he use...

Slowered318
03-06-2006, 02:05 PM
fluorescent light tile rules!

Woofer
03-06-2006, 02:09 PM
rudy man the car looks sweet!!!!

Shoot me a PM with your number. I need to ask you a couple of questions.

Justin e36
03-06-2006, 02:32 PM
fluorescent light tile rules!

it looks good though!

Rudy.. this isn't the same car that got curbed is it?

Slowered318
03-06-2006, 02:44 PM
it looks good though!

Not very impact resistant, but at the price you can't go wrong!

As long as amber bulbs are used it looks fine

jeremy
03-06-2006, 03:59 PM
Not very impact resistant, but at the price you can't go wrong!

As long as amber bulbs are used it looks fine

that's what i used... but they do break easily.. so i switched to plexi glass that i sanded with fine sandpaper so it wasn't so transparent.....*th-up*

craz azn
03-06-2006, 05:53 PM
yes yes, fluorescent light covers FTW... hey it was cheap right... problem is, you look at em the wrong way, they crack.

Justin - nope, this is a different car. Pretty much the old car in a new body though. all the drivetrain, interior, suspension, etc...

PMed ya Woofer

e30_kid89
03-06-2006, 06:46 PM
swwweet paint job. did they repaint the mouldings they look so fresh!

///MAC
03-06-2006, 07:59 PM
damn this thing looks freaking amazing....
good job buddy...

Hound
03-06-2006, 09:21 PM
awesome man, the car has come a long way since the time that i saw it first till now. neways i will proly see you this friday, hope to put in my k&n :D *th-up* good work buddy. you deserve a break now lol.

paul christians
03-06-2006, 09:58 PM
yes I will be going to the shop on FRIDAY SEAN......

craz azn
03-06-2006, 10:14 PM
Thanks for all the positive comments guys...*th-up*

Yes, Paul and Sean, you are probably the only guys who saw the car when I first got it.. a far cry from that dull, dented, empty shell I got early November... See ya on Friday*wave*

paul christians
03-06-2006, 10:17 PM
^^^^oh yes,keep up the good work man...........

bubsy12
03-06-2006, 10:55 PM
Mystikal called.... He wants his car back LOL, j/k man he told me about it today... looks awesome. *th-up*

Hound
03-07-2006, 04:04 AM
see you friday man... and yes this sure has come a long way, even from friday. nice to see the is lip and kidney's on, looks sick *th-up*

Mystikal
03-07-2006, 10:36 AM
Mystikal called.... He wants his car back LOL, j/k man he told me about it today... looks awesome. *th-up*

Nah, I wasn't even talking about this one. This is ANOTHER ONE.

And Rudy, you painted the whole front end, but you seemed to forget about the lip and brake ducts, they're still black for some stupid reason. Get on that. *uzi*

BMW BMXer
03-07-2006, 11:09 AM
Red cars are trendy.

paul christians
03-07-2006, 12:21 PM
Nah, I wasn't even talking about this one. This is ANOTHER ONE.

And Rudy, you painted the whole front end, but you seemed to forget about the lip and brake ducts, they're still black for some stupid reason. Get on that. *uzi*
that is the look he whats Mystikal(JAY)....heheheheh....*smoke* :cool:

T.Dot_E30
03-07-2006, 12:25 PM
Nah, I wasn't even talking about this one. This is ANOTHER ONE.



lol like i said in the first page, there is gonna be alot of brillant red e30s running around this summer.

bmwm5lover
03-07-2006, 01:38 PM
lol like i said in the first page, there is gonna be alot of brillant red e30s running around this summer.

Maybe we will have to add another one to the list...

craz azn
03-07-2006, 03:55 PM
Nah, I wasn't even talking about this one. This is ANOTHER ONE.

And Rudy, you painted the whole front end, but you seemed to forget about the lip and brake ducts, they're still black for some stupid reason. Get on that. *uzi*

Like I said before:P , I think the iS lippy is cooler in black.... the black brake ducts are to contrast the red up front. The fog blanks are cheaper than fogs (I'm broke, lol) so they are black too. And I usually hate blacked out kidneys, but I thought it fit on here cuz I got the Shadowline trim on here, so nothing is chrome anymore, except the BMW emblems... Plus we cant have all the same cars... I want mine different

Fack!! Well I had this coming so I am not too angry about it... I got a ticket this morning going to school, for no front plate, cha ching 110$... ahhh boooooo!!! Hey, he even followed me into the school parking lot, LOL felt strange being tailed by the po pos... lol I found it more amusing than embarrising mind you... *smoke* *smoke* :D

BMWags
03-07-2006, 04:22 PM
oh noes!!!!

paul christians
03-07-2006, 10:39 PM
heheheheh...RUDY....heheheheheh....see you FRIDAY about 3 or 4....

Hound
03-08-2006, 04:03 AM
won't be able to make it up im afraid, so we will see about next week...

Understated
03-08-2006, 04:12 AM
yea theres another e30 red IS owner who works at the chevrolet dealer near royal york subway station....i see it everymorning parked beside a pontiac aztec :P

craz azn
03-12-2006, 09:07 PM
Check it out... got the all trims on, washer jets, front plate*mumble* , Euro grills and the 17s on. Oh ya, lost the fog blank thanks to the cop (long story)... its still slightly dirty from the rain tho from this morning.... Cheers

craz azn
03-12-2006, 09:11 PM
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paul christians
03-12-2006, 09:14 PM
Oh Yes Man....

Rampage
03-12-2006, 10:46 PM
Looks good!

Lots of BMWs there, that 6 looks nice

Mystikal
03-13-2006, 12:34 PM
Damn.

Fix the whole clear signal and amber sidemarker deal (too many colours), and you're there. The rims look better than I expected.

Now get some HIDs in there to see the curbs.

Gamite
03-13-2006, 02:18 PM
Red musta been a popular colour in the late 80's early 90's.

you guys should have a Red E30 meet, imagine how that'd look?

T.Dot_E30
03-13-2006, 03:07 PM
Red musta been a popular colour in the late 80's early 90's.

you guys should have a Red E30 meet, imagine how that'd look?

oh I have one at work whenever I go in!

lol

craz azn
03-13-2006, 09:32 PM
Fix the whole clear signal and amber sidemarker deal (too many colours), and you're there.

Ya, I was thinking something similar, but I don't know what to change... buy some signals in clear or maybe smoked, and/or paint reflectors black or custom-make clears.... too many decisions..:(

craz azn
03-13-2006, 09:34 PM
oh I have one at work whenever I go in!

lol

So ur keepin the 2 door?? whats ur plans for it if ya dont mind me askin..*wiggle*

T.Dot_E30
03-13-2006, 09:44 PM
So ur keepin the 2 door?? whats ur plans for it if ya dont mind me askin..*wiggle*

drive the shit outa it

craz azn
03-13-2006, 10:39 PM
retiring the 4 door to garage queen? lol

T.Dot_E30
03-13-2006, 10:47 PM
retiring the 4 door to garage queen? lol

nah, thats gonna be used for taking out the honey's and crusing.

The 2dr's gonna be like an ugly track rat, except......it wont see much track duty......aleast not yet.

Mystikal
03-14-2006, 01:52 AM
Ya, I was thinking something similar, but I don't know what to change... buy some signals in clear or maybe smoked, and/or paint reflectors black or custom-make clears.... too many decisions..:(

Clear signals are just plain ugly to me. Black bumper trim -> Smoked lights. You can't even tell I have any signals unless they're on.

Chris de la Cruz
03-14-2006, 08:33 AM
now all you need is the ix side skirts :D

Stuttgart
03-15-2006, 02:21 AM
Looks nice and tight!

Slowered318
03-15-2006, 05:05 AM
Looks good.. I like the wheels! they are not typical of e30, so that's cool

Ride height is pretty nice too.

craz azn
04-03-2006, 11:09 PM
A pic I took the other day while the weather was nice...

T.Dot_E30
04-03-2006, 11:14 PM
car is looking good man.

So your keeping the wheels? or still for sale?

paul christians
04-03-2006, 11:44 PM
dude this sweeeeeeeeet....cheers man...

Woofer
04-04-2006, 12:36 AM
rudy man you car is dopeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

keep up the good work.

luvs2getmudd
04-04-2006, 11:06 AM
Those wheels are actually pretty damn nice. Why not try just painting the spokes black?