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Old 12-04-2010, 10:58 AM   #1
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So the lift is on hold as there was something else that I could not say no to. I've been tired of driving round a FWD four door sedan because of my kids, and now I don't have to! Woot! I'll let the pics do the talking, and yes they are crappy pics with poor sun angle, but it was freezing out this morning so I ran out take just a few quick shots. Last pic has the extra fun!





And the twist for extra FUN and sleeper action.

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Wow that looks clean. And it's still got AC?
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I think I'm in love.

Saw a clean clean E30 on campus yesterday and decided I'd have to have one one day.

Nice family hauler.
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I think I'm in love.

Saw a clean clean E30 on campus yesterday and decided I'd have to have one one day.

Nice family hauler.

That motor in this 2-dr shell and I'd be cool for once:



I saw this the other day and was seriously about to go find the guy and ask him to trade for my miata on the spot.
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Wow that looks clean. And it's still got AC?
Yeah, took forever to find a clean car, but this one is originally from FL and only made it's way up to VA last year. It was the perfect combo of 4 doors, clean shell, slicktop (most had sunroofs), and the 318i from 1991 which was much lighter (2-300lbs) than the earlier models. No AC....yet. I have the bracket and compressor, just need to get lines fabbed up. Funny thing, with most engine swapped cars, most peeps don't take the time to redo the AC. AC and a better set of wheels, then stuff to make it more....comfy.

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That motor in this 2-dr shell and I'd be cool for once:
4 door and 2 door are pretty much the same exact size and weight so not a big diff. :P
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Cool car!!

E30 also landed on my radar due to this customer's car we tuned:



That's just stock E30 M20B25 + T3 turbo @ 15 psi. The dotted lines are comparison from the car's N/A tuning session a few months prior.
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Ha, I actually just sold my Miata to look for an E30. Nice find!
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Holy **** that is a FANTASTIC car OP.

Now boost it
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Sweet find!
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Do like. I have a severe soft spot for those E30's.

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Damn I didn't see this thread, or at least I didn't remember it back in Dec. Nice find Tom!
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Dunno if you guys would care since it's not a miata, but wth, I made some progress recently.... Got a bunch of crap done, but the big stuff below.

New shoes...


New interior...




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And I haven't forgotten about miatas, now that it's warm, gonna get cracking on the brg, and this followed me home recently too...

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didnt like the blue interior?!
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Jesus **** that is awesome. That's exactly what I want to daily. Looks boring, no one will steal it, badass motor, nice interior. How hard is that swap?
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Blur out that license plate, dog.
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