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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:12 am

I drove my white 87 for like a year and a half with no passenger seat. Only put one back in because of gfest last year.
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby M20_fever » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:17 pm

It was an option, but didn't come standard on any trim package so you had to really want them to get them. Personally I don't care for them, they block your rear view and even when I had my 318i sedan I rarely put people in the back seat.
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:20 am

How many cars is too many cars? I have the following:

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85 318i 4 door auto
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87 325e 2 door manual
87 325is 2 door manual

And today I spoke with someone about possibly getting an 87 325i convertible. The m20 and automatic was removed to put in an m50, but he said he has too many other projects going on right now. I haven't seen the car yet, but the price he's asking for the car with both engines is pretty good, assuming it's not a total rust bucket. He did tell me it needs a new rear window and interior. I'm gonna try to get down to him this Saturday to have a look at it myself. My boss saw it in passing and told me about it. I also told the guy to check out e3p and he said he'll probably sign up tonight when he gets home from work.
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:21 am

M20_fever wrote:It was an option, but didn't come standard on any trim package so you had to really want them to get them. Personally I don't care for them, they block your rear view


Who needs to see the losers behind you anyway? :mrgreen:
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby Yoshi » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:07 am

I try to stay to 3. dd for me, dd for wife, fun car. But I got a second fun car. And at one point I also had a truck and trailer on top of that AND a parts car. so... yea. I think anything past 3 and you aren't married is likely too much :)
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:16 pm

Well when I win the lottery I'm buying a large piece of property so I can build a 50+ car garage with several lifts just for my own cars.
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby M20_fever » Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:29 pm

I'm down to 7 cars, hopefully down to 6 in the next couple months. I have too many cars...
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby blasphemy101 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:48 pm

I currently have 3: one E30 eternal project, one S2000 as a daily, and one flipper. After I graduate, I know I will have to get something more reasonable to daily. The S2000 is the most expensive to insure, so it would be way better as a weekend/limited mileage car.
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:23 pm

M20_fever wrote:I'm down to 7 cars, hopefully down to 6 in the next couple months. I have too many cars...


So I don't feel so bad having 5 and maybe getting a 6th soon. lol

Oh yeah, I want a bike too!
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby Ryki » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:44 pm

Y'all make me feel better. I was up to six but I sold the purple E30 wagon and the Subaru. I just have the 135, M3, 325is, and Javelin : )
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby M20_fever » Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:07 pm

I'm not counting other toys. I've sold all but two bikes, and should be down to one shortly, then I've got the boat, and the UTV. Honestly, with kids now I'm way more at peace with selling a bunch of toys I just don't have time for anymore. I'd like to get to two or three that I can spend a little time with each instead of a bunch I can't even find time to properly maintain anymore.
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:16 pm

All but 2? How many bikes did you have?
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby M20_fever » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:48 pm

at it's peak 7. I worked through college at a bike shop so I acquired a lot of projects.
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:04 pm

I used to have a friend who had about 25 of them in his garage, but he refurbed and sold bikes in his spare time as a hobby. Lost contact several years back. Need another bike now.
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban
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Re: May be adding to my fleet

Postby 87e30 » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:11 pm

Should I?
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Schwarz 5-speed 87 325is (newest project)
Arktisblau 5-speed 86 325e (current DD)
Schwarz 5-speed 87 325e (parts car/LS1 swap?)
Gazellenbeige automatic 85 318i (70,000 miles)
Alpine white 5-speed 87 325is (my first e30, possibly for sale)
99 Suburban

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