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Old 04-16-2017, 06:39 AM   #151
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Hey, I live in Williamsburg, what junkyards have you found around Hampton Roads that have the occasional BMW? I haven't found any yet..
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Old 04-16-2017, 08:23 AM   #152
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Well since this thread is bumped to the top I guess I should update it. I took my 325i in for a little bit of work and to check out a rough idle. Well the rough idle turned out to be a bad piston ring.... or lack there of. It was a pain in the ass, but I tracked down a good engine and I'm dropping it off tomorrow to get installed. I'm also likely going to pick up a 5 speed swap to go along with it.



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Hey, I live in Williamsburg, what junkyards have you found around Hampton Roads that have the occasional BMW? I haven't found any yet..
Pick N Pull down here in VB has some stuff, but when ever its an e30 me and the 757 guys usually rip that thing apart in a matter of a couple of days. There was one a couple in the yard just last week, but there wasn't much when I last say it.
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Old 04-20-2017, 01:12 PM   #153
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Picked up a 5 speed today!!



I also got to see everyone favorite V12 e34 touring in person.



I'm hopeful major progress will be made on the car in the next week, but in the mean time I'm going to browse craigslist for e34 tourings and check the yards for 750i's
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Old 04-20-2017, 04:11 PM   #154
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Had no idea you had a build thread for your E30's.

Excited to see the style 5's finally get installed.

Read your whole thread. Makes me want an iX now!
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:39 AM   #155
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Had no idea you had a build thread for your E30's.

Excited to see the style 5's finally get installed.

Read your whole thread. Makes me want an iX now!
I actually just bought something to help me get those Style 5's on the car
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:04 AM   #156
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5 lug???

EDIT scratch that it's an IX, so 1 piece style 5 poke in front not an issue... adapters should work fine!
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:11 PM   #157
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5 lug???

EDIT scratch that it's an IX, so 1 piece style 5 poke in front not an issue... adapters should work fine!
Actually the ix is staying on stock weaves (Maybe some 16" Alpina's down the line but thats another story). The style 5's are going on the 325i and yes I will be going 5 lug



This is also why I need to make a separate build thread for the 325i
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