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Cypriotgeeza
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:07 pm

Here is my E30 journey. . Plenty more to come so stay tuned!

Enjoy and thanks for looking! :thumb:

The 318is ( my first E30 :D ) :
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Frankenstein ( The 3.5i ) winkeye
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How it started its life... (before I saved it lol) 8O :-x

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What awaited me :-x full write up here http://www.e30zone.net/modules.php?name ... sc&start=0

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So only one thing for it..head off and a 1mm skim :mad: winkeye
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Cleaning up the block
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Clutch Problems!!! :mad: :-x :mad:
No clutch pedal when i bought it so took box off to find this..
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All this due to the wrong flywheel clutch set-up being in there! :-x
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What a headache this caused as you can see here

http://www.e30zone.net/modules.php?name ... c&t=172482

all sorted now :D

Next thing to go on... 8)
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Will keep updating as i go..anyone still interested? 8)
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:12 pm

Clean, what's wrong with the 3.5 :?
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:16 pm

Rav335uk wrote:Clean, what's wrong with the 3.5 :?
Insurance is whats wrong! :x :x haha No-one will touch me man! Waiting untill i turn 23 with my 3 years no claims then im going to go to my cousin who is a broker and see what he can do for me..

just preparing it in the mean-time 8)
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:20 pm

Take it you have tried everyone then :mad:
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:21 pm

Rav335uk wrote:Take it you have tried everyone then :mad:
yep, i've been reading about people on this site getting their big engined cars insured for decent prices and am wondering how this is possible :mad: lol

Im driving everyone mad with it as i want to drive it so bad!! :(

Im Praying i can drive it to the pod this year..if not the iS it is..
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:40 pm

There was a thread not long ago, about different insurance companies listed, scout through those.
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:42 pm

Rav335uk wrote:There was a thread not long ago, about different insurance companies listed, scout through those.
trust me when i say i tried them all Rav!

Sky insurance- so called zone friendly-so called best quotes for modified cars..didnt want to insure me..

best quote i got from everywhere else was £4,990

i hung up instantly...
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:44 pm

:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

Great being young, isn't it winkeye
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Rav335uk wrote::mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

Great being young, isn't it winkeye
haha i bet you miss it dont you Rav!? :mad: high insurance..getting pulled over because "you look a little young to be driving that" lol
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:09 pm

I got pulled by the fuzz 6 times in one week, when I used to drive round in my E28 M5(How I miss that car :cry: )

So I know how it feels.
But insurance was high at £3.5k for yr 1 :mad:
And petrol was bloody cheap! :D
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:10 pm

Rav335uk wrote:I got pulled by the fuzz 6 times in one week, when I used to drive round in my E28 M5(How I miss that car :cry: )

So I know how it feels.
But insurance was high at £3.5k for yr 1 :mad:
And petrol was bloody cheap! :D
Dont rub it in please man! :roll: lol

Whoa i thought i got pulled alot in my old corsa..6 in one week! i wouldve had a card with my details ready for them..wouldnt even have to speak! :teehee:
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:32 pm

I went to the local nick to complain.
Spoke to the sergent, after that, never got pulled over again. :D
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Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:39 pm

Rav335uk wrote:I went to the local nick to complain.
Spoke to the sergent, after that, never got pulled over again. :D
i dont blame you mate! i would've got all of their badge numbers aswell! 8)
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:12 pm

They both look nice and clean examples! Have you tried Adrian Flux for insuring the 3.5? I insured my E30 SR20 DET conversion allowing 250bhp with them last month for around £1200, and I've only just turned 22... certainly worth a try! But it helps to garage it and do less than 5k mileage a year for a bigger discount :)
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:28 pm

Your IS has just induced a big puddle of drool - its gorgeous!!!! :cool:
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:50 pm

lovely looks nice and clean, same car as me, ditch those horrible eye brow things !
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:27 pm

@E30LI- i did try them last year and i cant remember what they quoted me but it was ridiculous nonetheless :mad: like i said earlier in the thread, im going to see if my cousin can do me a better deal this year..fingers crossed!!

@RustyRuss- Thanx mate, everyone who sees it comments on how clean it is..i try my best lol :D ill prob upload some more of these two as my own little mini project thread?

@polsta The car had them and the angel eye headlights when i bought it so i just left them on there, i kinda like the eyebrow look tbh.. :o:
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:45 pm

ok so its kind of like a project thread now :o:
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:54 pm

Are those adaptors made from aluminium???
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the description is:
(german to english translation)
Plates are absolutely true and in the high-strength aluminum alloy!
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:11 pm

When you putting them on??
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:16 pm

now that the weathers getting better hopefully within the next couple of weeks..going to plug my Speedtouch Chip into the ECU aswell and let it run with them on their 8)

You not bought adapters for yours yet mate?
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:20 pm

That was my next question, how much were they , can't bloody remember, and send me the bloody link too, I can't find it :cry:
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:26 pm

Rav335uk wrote:That was my next question, how much were they , can't bloody remember, and send me the bloody link too, I can't find it :cry:
So i guess getting older=
Good insurance prices...Bad memory :P lol

http://cgi.ebay.de/ADAPTERPLATTEN-BMW-M ... 335accf7a2

there you go mate!
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:40 pm

Have you offered these up to the throttle bodies? :D
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:51 pm

yep give me two mins and ill take some pics of it for you mate..

Sorry about the iphone quality lol

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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:08 pm

Look good, iirc StaleyTurbo has the same ones.
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:18 pm

Rav335uk wrote:Look good, iirc StaleyTurbo has the same ones.
Nice winkeye Cant wait to get them on the lump! Will definantly get a video when its running 8)
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:29 pm

I have other plans on the throttle bodies now.
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:49 pm

Rav335uk wrote:I have other plans on the throttle bodies now.
Why the change of plan? Too much money for you? winkeye
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:53 pm

Dezzy wrote:
Rav335uk wrote:I have other plans on the throttle bodies now.
Why the change of plan? Too much money for you? winkeye
Co ck, you always read the wrong thing into everything. :mad:

Throttlrbodies are for the M30 in the E21.
Just on the look out for a nice crank to go with them. winkeye
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Rav335uk wrote:
Dezzy wrote:
Rav335uk wrote:I have other plans on the throttle bodies now.
Why the change of plan? Too much money for you? winkeye
Co ck, you always read the wrong thing into everything. :mad:

Throttlrbodies are for the M30 in the E21.
Just on the look out for a nice crank to go with them. winkeye
Thick, big mouthed, northerner, mate. Haven't you heard winkeye
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Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:58 pm

Heard??
I've seen :eek:
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Sun Apr 17, 2011 1:16 pm

Slight update..
My backbox on the iS has been knackered for ages now and i thought it was the right time to replace it with something with a bit more of a deep note..So I picked up a Scorpion DTM from BakedBean100 the other day and fitted it to the iS and what a difference it has made to the noise! :D :D Its not boyracer loud at all just the nice Deep note i was looking for!

I know it wont be to everyones taste but i really couldnt care less winkeye My car my way... 8)

Still contemplating wether to get rid of the tips tho :? hmm...thought id leave it on for a while and see what i think..
After a good clean up!
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Went to "Jags bodyshop fundraiser for japan" yesterday aswell with a few of my mates.. heres a couple of pics..jus waiting for the rest from everyone else!
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Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:50 pm

I thought I saw this car at the meet my one was the cream cab e30 nice car mate
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