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    Thread: The Official Wagon (Avant, Touring, Estate, Variant, Grocery Shopper) thread

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      08-17-2011 07:00 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by EUROBORA8V View Post
      I am sure someone from Audizine will take you up for a shoot.


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      150???!! That's a little harsh don't ya think. I only gained 1 for saving that dude. Now I have a 149 Internet Point overdraft

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      08-17-2011 07:01 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by Sir UNBANNED_GERBIL M.B. View Post
      150???!! That's a little harsh don't ya think. I only gained 1 for saving that dude. Now I have a 149 Internet Point overdraft

      I don't go to the B7 forums over at Audizine. They're as bad as the MKIV guys. Drive me nuts
      Run a red light! They wont be much worst than your existing photos.

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      08-17-2011 07:06 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by EUROBORA8V View Post
      Run a red light! They wont be much worst than your existing photos.


      ZING!

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      08-17-2011 07:11 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by EUROBORA8V View Post
      'ey, that's mine!

      It's currently looking like this though:













      Getting painted next month, stock color, Cosmosschwarz.

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      08-17-2011 07:13 PM #40
      ^^^^^


      I applaud to you Sir! And i hate you at the same time!

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      08-17-2011 07:16 PM #41
      Hmmm....

      Is it possible to Sawzall the rear off an E36 Touring and graft it, along with the doors onto an E36 4-door sedan? Dr.AK, are there any structural/trunk floor differences? I think you owned non-Touring E36s before.
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      08-17-2011 07:17 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Hmmm....

      Is it possible to Sawsall the rear off an E36 Touring and graft it, along with the doors onto an E36 4-door sedan? Dr.AK, are there any structural/trunk floor differences? I think you owned non-Touring E36s before.


      Do it Vad!

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      08-17-2011 07:24 PM #43
      Thank you

      It used to look like this back when I bought it in 2009:






      In the summer of 2010 installed the M bumpers and skirts, dropped it on AP coils and threw on some OEM 8x18 ET20 and 9x18 ET22 Style 32s off a 7-series E38 wrapped in 215/35/18s.



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      Then I hit an animal, which effed up the front end with a cracked bumper and a bent nosepanel, then sold the wheels and in the following winter I slid into a sign post. Which gave me this and a cracked bumper:






      I've spent the last few months fixing it up again, fixing some rust issues, got some new wheels (BBS RF in 8.5x17 ET13 and 9.5x17 ET13 wrapped in 205/40 and 225/35 Falken FK452s), pulled the rear arches heavily and now it's only minor stuff left until the car goes into the paintshop. I did everything myself so far, only the paint will be done by a professional painter.

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      08-17-2011 07:26 PM #44
      E36 Tourings make my pants tight

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      08-17-2011 07:27 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Hmmm....

      Is it possible to Sawzall the rear off an E36 Touring and graft it, along with the doors onto an E36 4-door sedan? Dr.AK, are there any structural/trunk floor differences? I think you owned non-Touring E36s before.
      Hm...

      thinking about it, theoretically it should be possible. As far as I know the undercarriage is exactly the same, as I haven't noticed any differences between my previous sedan and my current Touring. The rear most part, where the hatch closes at is a bit different, I think. But the parts underneath the car are exactly the same.

      There might be some hidden chassis bracings in the sidewalls to give it a bit more stability, but I don't know for sure, but I doubt it.

      A good body worker should be able to do this, with a good sedan and a Touring shell.
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      08-17-2011 07:37 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by Dr.AK View Post
      Hm...

      thinking about it, theoretically it should be possible. As far as I know the undercarriage is exactly the same, as I haven't noticed any differences between my previous sedan and my current Touring. The rear most part, where the hatch closes at is a bit different, I think. But the parts underneath the car are exactly the same.

      There might be some hidden chassis bracings in the sidewalls to give it a bit more stability, but I don't know for sure, but I doubt it.

      A good body worker should be able to do this, with a good sedan and a Touring shell.
      Please convince him

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      08-17-2011 08:00 PM #47
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      08-17-2011 08:02 PM #48
      335d Touring <3


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      08-17-2011 08:11 PM #49
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      335d Touring <3

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      08-17-2011 08:22 PM #50
      Would not hesitate if I had the money. Educating the local populace would cost me 4 or 5 sets of rear tires though.


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      08-17-2011 08:50 PM #51
      A few of my past wagons...
















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      08-17-2011 08:52 PM #52

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      08-17-2011 08:52 PM #53
      ^^^^^

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      Hey man! Always wanted to ask you, do you ever regret not getting a B5 S4 AVANT?

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      08-17-2011 09:07 PM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by EUROBORA8V View Post
      ^^^^^

      Shomegrown

      Hey man! Always wanted to ask you, do you ever regret not getting a B5 S4 AVANT?
      Sort of, yes.

      I bought mine nearly 10 years ago. I was single in my young 20's and wasn't really interested in an Avant back then.

      Now I'm in my 30's with a family and do wish it was an Avant.

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      08-17-2011 09:14 PM #55
      y'all are slacking. Can't believe that this hasn't been posted:



      And this kinda does it for me:


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      08-17-2011 09:25 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by EUROBORA8V View Post
      You are just asking for Saintor to come in

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      08-17-2011 09:28 PM #57
      Of all the synonyms for wagons, "variant" just plain bugs the hell out of me. It hits my ear wrong and sounds pretentious, even though the Audi-synonymous "Avant" does not bug me. It's weird.


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      08-17-2011 09:29 PM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by silverzee View Post
      Would not hesitate if I had the money. Educating the local populace would cost me 4 or 5 sets of rear tires though.
      Yeah, me too. In the meantime I'm happy with my 6:


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      08-17-2011 09:29 PM #59
      i am APPALLED that the RS6 avant still hasn't even posted


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      08-17-2011 09:31 PM #60
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      08-17-2011 09:45 PM #61
      Quote Originally Posted by Shomegrown View Post
      Sort of, yes.

      I bought mine nearly 10 years ago. I was single in my young 20's and wasn't really interested in an Avant back then.

      Now I'm in my 30's with a family and do wish it was an Avant.
      Thats logical!

      I know that you've had an ALLROAD.

      What i mean by S4 AVANT, well, frankly, what i am hinting at is a B5 RS4 conversion. I know you would, wouldnt you?

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      08-17-2011 11:04 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by gdown View Post
      y'all are slacking. Can't believe that this hasn't been posted:



      And this kinda does it for me:

      or this

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      08-17-2011 11:49 PM #66
      Quote Originally Posted by Sir UNBANNED_GERBIL M.B. View Post
      150???!! That's a little harsh don't ya think. I only gained 1 for saving that dude. Now I have a 149 Internet Point overdraft

      I don't go to the B7 forums over at Audizine. They're as bad as the MKIV guys. Drive me nuts
      I have offered to shoot your car several times, Darren. for free.

      I've now got a D80 and 4-5 lenses to play with

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      Quote Originally Posted by HideYoKids View Post
      I have offered to shoot your car several times, Darren. for free.

      I've now got a D80 and 4-5 lenses to play with
      And he declined?

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      08-18-2011 12:28 AM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by HideYoKids View Post
      I have offered to shoot your car several times, Darren. for free.

      I've now got a D80 and 4-5 lenses to play with
      Wanna shoot a Jeep in the wild
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      Quote Originally Posted by BOOSTAHOLIC View Post
      Wanna shoot a Jeep in the wild

      where you located? shoot me a PM

      and yes, Darren declined, he's too busy getting heavy machinery stuck, I was in his area three weeks ago with my entire setup too

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