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Old 03-23-2009, 06:21 PM   #31
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looks good chris!
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:20 PM   #32
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Well, more changes. Lowered it this weekend with H&R Springs. Much more aggressive, crisper cornering, and it still rides decent... (Springs installed with no spring compressor, just unbolt the top center nut on the struts, jack the car up, tilt the struts/wheel ******d and pull the springs off by hand. Easy.)

http://www.midatlantic7s.com/gallery... 9c086ee018e4b

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Old 06-15-2009, 12:40 PM   #33
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Why the heck is "o u t w a r d" censored??????
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Old 06-15-2009, 01:59 PM   #34
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Why the heck is "o u t w a r d" censored??????
It always has been for some reason....I don't think we ever established exactly why though, lol. Car looks nice though Chris!
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Old 06-15-2009, 03:11 PM   #35
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fresh pics from this morning:

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Old 06-18-2009, 07:08 AM   #36
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The third picture makes it look like it has its ass in the air, otherwise it looks good
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Old 07-13-2009, 02:14 PM   #37
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More new pics...

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Old 09-02-2009, 04:41 AM   #38
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hey

love that staggered look, too.
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Old 09-29-2009, 07:40 PM   #39
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The third picture makes it look like it has its ass in the air, otherwise it looks good

They have a rake, stock. if you ever follow one on the interstate and sit behind the car off to the side, you can see it pretty easily. The H&Rs tend to exxagerate that as the fronts drop the car about an inch farther than the rears (so do the Eibachs and other aftermarket springs) in order to get it to sit level, you actually have to tuck the rear tires in the fenderwells a bit.
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:06 PM   #40
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A little update after another year. Still daily driving the car (except for during that blizard the mid-atlantic region got hit with this past winter), and this summer, had to recharge the A/C.

That's it for added repair costs. Still cheap to own and fun to drive.

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Old 05-04-2011, 09:26 PM   #41
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I want to buy BMW 745i, so I am Happy if I can see someone satisfied.
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Old 08-02-2011, 02:10 PM   #42
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Almost another year later, and finally, it died. Or rather, it was killed. Horrible thunderstorm the other day and flash flooding meant that my wife (who was driving it at the time) was caught out in standing water. She drove into an intersection and the water splashed up over teh hood, stalling the car out. Tried to start it again to get out of the intersection but it stalled again, then wouldn't even click. After getting it home and trying to get it to start it turns out it was hydrolocked and broke a connecting rod.

So, through no fault of it's own it needs a new engine now. I'm going to try to rebuild it.
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:06 PM   #43
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Almost another year later, and finally, it died. Or rather, it was killed.
Bummer, Chris. We just lost our '01 325i to a head-on collision with a traffic light pole. My daughter was driving (her car). She hit the pole at about 35-40 mph having been hit into the pole by a car making a left turn into the intersection. No injuries other than a contact burn on her forearm from the front airbag.

We've since replaced her car with a really nice '05 MBZ C230 Kompressor.
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:49 PM   #44
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Found a replacement engine with only 72k miles on it out in Utah, had it shipped and will be picking it up from the shipping dock tomorrow. It'll be good to get started on it again and maybe get it back together before spring...
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