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      10-03-2012 04:19 PM #2
      That's it? No details? No whereabouts?? TELL US!!!!
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      10-03-2012 04:19 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by geofftii2002 View Post
      That's it? No details? No whereabouts?? TELL US!!!!
      I cant.. Just found a pic on the net.

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      10-03-2012 04:23 PM #4
      Came in expecting a classic, leaving disappointed.

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      10-03-2012 04:33 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      Came in expecting a classic, leaving disappointed.
      I came in expecting a "golden era" Honda.

      The E30 M3 came out in 1986, that makes it a "classic" in the most basic sense (more than 25 years old) but also it is easily one in terms of collectability.
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      10-03-2012 04:36 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      Came in expecting a classic, leaving disappointed.
      A barn find E30 M3 is disappointing? Sure, it's no Mk3 GTI. But c'mon.
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      10-03-2012 04:43 PM #8
      Odd, because this is THE barn find that I have always dreamed about finding (E30 M3, that is).

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      10-03-2012 04:43 PM #9
      That poor M3! , If I had found that I wouldnt leave the property without it...

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    11. 10-03-2012 04:56 PM #11
      a MEH3...

      this was parked in a make shift horse corral near our house in virgina when i was in high school...


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      10-03-2012 05:01 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by AKADriver View Post
      I came in expecting a "golden era" Honda.

      The E30 M3 came out in 1986, that makes it a "classic" in the most basic sense (more than 25 years old) but also it is easily one in terms of collectability.
      Can we please stop using the phrase "golden era" when referring to Hondas of the '90s. Like honestly, they aren't that special. This phrase is giving me cancer. Please stop, I don't want cancer.

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      10-03-2012 05:03 PM #13
      I would love to find this myself .

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      10-03-2012 05:05 PM #14
      Now, it would be weird to find an E30 M3 in a barn with half an eyelid still attached.
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      10-03-2012 05:07 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by 16v_43v3r View Post
      A barn find E30 M3 is disappointing? Sure, it's no Mk3 GTI. But c'mon.
      HAha!!!! I missed this comment but it made me chortleOL
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      10-03-2012 05:08 PM #16
      now the important question... are e30 m3 prices high enough to warrant bringing back one in such sad shape?

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      10-03-2012 05:14 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by ValveCoverGasket View Post
      now the important question... are e30 m3 prices high enough to warrant bringing back one in such sad shape?
      Sad shape? Are we looking at the same car? Just needs a new grill and a wash/wax.

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      10-03-2012 05:18 PM #18
      that thing is practically undrivable its so low.
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      10-03-2012 05:21 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by mike02467 View Post
      Sad shape? Are we looking at the same car? Just needs a new grill and a wash/wax.
      whenever ive run across cars that look like that on the outside, the inside is basically a total loss from moss/mold/mildew. not to mention most of the things under the hood that are made out of rubber are also in pretty poor shape as it tends to not age well in that environment.

      that car may be an exception, but i doubt it.

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      10-03-2012 05:25 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by mike02467 View Post
      Can we please stop using the phrase "golden era" when referring to Hondas of the '90s. Like honestly, they aren't that special. This phrase is giving me cancer. Please stop, I don't want cancer.
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      10-03-2012 05:29 PM #21
      Since one of these was just posted in the unicorn thread:


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      10-03-2012 05:31 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Rob. View Post
      I cant.. Just found a pic on the net.
      the guy who found it is a member on Bimmerforums. There was a thread about it
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      10-03-2012 05:33 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      the guy who found it is a member on Bimmerforums. There was a thread about it
      More info? (Link?)
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      10-03-2012 05:35 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by MK5golf View Post
      A lil biased are we, mr 8th gen
      I'd take my 8th gen SI over just about any 90's Honda for comparable value.

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      10-03-2012 05:43 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      Came in expecting a classic, leaving disappointed.
      Considering it's a Rob. thread I was expecting a low miles nearly mint 20 year old econo box found in a garage that also happens to be a potential candidate for a winter beater.

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