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    1. He blew the original motor. The engine as it...

      He blew the original motor. The engine as it sits now is really a 3.2 with the 3.6 crank added along with shorter rods and different pistons- it is not based off a C36 motor. I copied and pasted...
    2. Yes, Joe parted out the car when he won the...

      Yes, Joe parted out the car when he won the auction on ebay. He would have had to pay a lot of back duty to register the car and it was rhd as well. He listed the drivetrain f/s a couple months...
    3. 1995 Mercedes E36 wagon project- going twin turbo

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      Hi everyone- my friend and I have been working on my 1995 w124...
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      I picked up a 98 9000 (same as aero B234r)...

      I picked up a 98 9000 (same as aero B234r) earlier this summer. Even with a $100 stage 1 tune, the engine pulls really nicely. It is a monster on the highway. Very underrated cars that sell for...
    5. There is a similar car on bring a trailer...

      There is a similar car on bring a trailer auctions right now:

      http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1997-volvo-v90-wagon-ls1-v-8-swap-w-t56-six-speed/
    6. You can get a really nice w124 diesel for that...

      You can get a really nice w124 diesel for that money. They are much more contemporary than any w123.
    7. http://forum.190rev.net/showthread.php?45312-FS-19...

      http://forum.190rev.net/showthread.php?45312-FS-1986-190e-16v-with-230hp-Bekkers-Engine-in-Bay-Area-CA
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      I recently picked up a 1998 9000 CSE 5 speed. It...

      I recently picked up a 1998 9000 CSE 5 speed. It is an aero without the seats and body kit. The car is a good hauler and is pretty quick in stock form. T5 ECU tunes are stupid cheap. You could be...
    9. We went and checked out the car. We noticed the...

      We went and checked out the car. We noticed the passenger rear window was not factory and could see a bit of overspray in the wheel well on that side. The looked to be overspray on one of the front...
    10. Ding, ding, ding... The guy selling the car is...

      Ding, ding, ding...

      The guy selling the car is a taxi driver and was intending to use it as a taxi. He said he couldn't get it insured as a taxi because the car was not big enough??? Two weeks...
    11. This has nothing to do with me. How or why she...

      This has nothing to do with me. How or why she loves the crank window Corolla is beyond me. I practically have to bribe her to ride in my cars.
    12. Possible used Prius purchase for wife- carfax questions

      We are considering a new car for my wife. She currently has a 04 Corolla CE which she loves. She used to have a long commute (current commute is 10 minutes) and racked up a lot of miles on the car....
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      What yards had w124's? The monoblocs look right...

      What yards had w124's? The monoblocs look right on w124s as pentas do for w126s.
    14. I forgot another good one- the sexy...

      I forgot another good one- the sexy european.....MK1 Ford Capri. Pretty hard to find here, but great parts availability in the UK.

      http://www.classic-auctions.com/Images/Report/103C/42772.jpg
    15. Alfa Berlina will be less expensive than a Guila...

      Alfa Berlina will be less expensive than a Guila Super and offer a similar driving experience.
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      I talked to the owner tonight. He wanted 7k for...

      I talked to the owner tonight. He wanted 7k for the car so no dice with my budget. I clearly underestimated his attachment to the car. We'll see what happens as it gets closer to his new car...
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      Valley pan......I had a brain freeze.

      Valley pan......I had a brain freeze.
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      I stopped by the garage that maintained the car...

      I stopped by the garage that maintained the car at lunch today. They were very nice and printed off all the invoices from the last ten years. All in all there was 24K worth of invoices. I need to...
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      Madchigga- many thanks for the info. I have some...

      Madchigga- many thanks for the info. I have some time to work with before his new car arrives.

      I really need to get over to the indie shop and see if I can get my hands on what has been done to...
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      E39 BMW 540i auto- would you do it?

      Hi everyone- I had a friend contact me about his 2000 BMW 540i sport automatic. He is the original owner of the car and it has 115k. The car is exceptionally clean in and out. He has ordered a new...
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