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Old 09-10-2012, 02:26 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by Bullet Ride View Post
I like the idea of building a "modern day E30" from scratch, it's the idea of taking a 30 year old car and gluing a bunch of stuff over top of it to make it look new that I don't like. If you stare at the top view for long enough you'll see that in reality this would be hard to pull off and make it look good (all the gaps around the window line are shit). And unless you start with a pretty pristine example as a base (sacrilege!) you are basically building a car that's going to rot from the inside out because those panels are just going to trap dirt and moisture.
really now? is that why we have problems with e30's rotting in behind the fender heels? behind the wiper cowl, inner upper front fender area and oh wait the one behind the gas flap and fuel return res.

This is a design; it can always be refined; those areas should be addressed. but I guess they were thinking the same thing when the built the e30 too huh?

I think I've had 18 bmw's in 6 years.

1 90 325is white - keepin
1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
latest addition 1 88-325is red - parts
latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
latest addition 1 92-318i vert - blue - parts
latest addition 1 87 325is blk - parts.
latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
KEEPER 88 5sp Vert 2016
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