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Merger

9 Sep

A few people throughout the day approached me to ask what wheels I had. They noticed the Work caps (since I’ve put the red ones in now, they stand out more). They are mesh, but they aren’t the typical VSXX.

One guy in particular knew they were rare right off the bat as he owns a set even rarer. Work Brombacher Mesh, but made in the BMW bolt pattern. He said they were not redrilled but rather part of a handful Work Japan made. Very cool

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The Rest from Gold Coast Concous/Bimmerstock

9 Sep

In no particular order

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A Sea of E30’s

9 Sep

The E30 M3 is an iconic, cult status type car that many of us have listed at and admired from afar. They weren’t made in quite the robust numbers of later M3’s though, so finding one is always part of the challenge. I remember in high school in the early 90’s, 2 friends of mine had them – one in a funky orangey-red color, the other black. But seeing one now isn’t all that common. Whereas the later E46 and E92 are all over the place here in NY.

There was no shortage of E30 M3’s here. I don’t follow much of the BMW side of things but it appears the inline 6 S series engine swap is more and more common. Would love to drive one; on paper it seems like a winning combo. Anyone reading have direct experience they can share?

The white one with the gold BBS was probably my favorite looking overall. But they really all look great, with their boxy fenders and various classic BBS wheels. They look like a race car. And even by modern standards it’s not lost any of it’s curb appeal. Sure, I love the Japanese stuff and the rare, esoteric JDM parts, but I equally love learning about new stuff. There is as much cool, rare and interesting BMW stuff as there is JDM stuff. And of course, their owners are no less passionate than the hardest core BMW guys

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Gotta keep things water tight – necessity is the mother of invention!

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Old School

9 Sep

Old school Alpina treatment (though it had an M3 swap + a single turbo), and even rarer Hartge flavor

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Things that make ya go hmmmmm

9 Sep

The E92 is a great car. Zero debate. TE37’s are a fantastic wheel choice. No question. But Rotora’s? JBT’s (cousin of Rotora)? Surely better stuff exists, no?

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Dare to Dream

9 Sep

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2 Fors

9 Sep

Not often you see an Enzo

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Parked across from

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Down the block from

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For Kwame

9 Sep

Since I know he likes these so much

This body style has aged well.

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Your love is better than ice cream

9 Sep

Not lust, love. This is my motoring nirvana, color and all

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Not Fake

9 Sep

Since bs carbon with crooked weaves, carbon wraps etc are de riguere nowadays thought some might like to see what it should look like

This is real carbon. Not a sticker. The inner fender well of this looks nicer than 50% of the hoods out there

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This guy should buy this car

9 Sep

Just sayin

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Pokey

9 Sep

All the kids are doing it

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Simple

9 Sep

Less is more

E36 (don’t think it’s an M3 based on the mirrors), heavy drop and classic BBS. Done and done

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What Lurks Within

9 Sep

E30 wagons are rare

E30 wagons modded are rarer

E30 wagons with an S54 are just plain cool. Not quite sure why he’s not running the plenum for the throttle bodies but everything about this was super clean. Even rocking old school ROH wheels (personally I’d opt for some LM’s but I’d put those on anything)

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