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Old 05-28-2010, 03:43 AM
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Hello guys,


I have bought myself a new toy!
After a Peugeot 106 xsi wich was tuned for track use and a Nissan S13, i thought it was time to have something nicer!
And as i love these older beemers, there i went and bought myself an E34!

Im trying to do something nice with it, and I am using original BMW parts, which will turn this project a little more costly than what i thought in the first place!

I have been doing lots of fixes and mods and loving every minute of it!











First things done were a gooooood cleaning, paint the kidneys black, flock the interior trim, paint the blinkers red, installing a Pipercross Viper...

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Old 05-28-2010, 03:50 AM
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Then i found some BBS RK and i bought them!






The rear window spoiler was next...



The car with the RK fitted, sorry for the poor quality of the pictures...



Next i fitted a steering wheel, but this one was not satisfying me, so i changed it!



The rear sight....



Then i did a custom exhaust for the car!
It has now a freeflow x-piped system!

Sounds a little bit like this except mine is....a bit louder!


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Old 05-28-2010, 04:02 AM
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I was not "feelling" the RKs, and as i found these ones, i decided to buy them!





You can see also the restyling M5 mirrors in some of these pictures! Original M5 mirros and not cheap replicas....




And how it actually stands....






The wheels are 18" inch plus 10" wide with ET 25 and using 20mm spacers at the back (which made me have to roll the fenders), and 18" 9" wide (i think) at the front!

For now i have the rear M5 Nurburgring Sway bar wich is 21mm, as oppose to the original one that has only 15mm, sitting in the garage, and i have the suspension off because i am wating for some coiovers.

I also installed some Recaros, an OMP steering wheel that has a 95mm dish, a new water cooler, new bushings ( i still have to buy the rear bushes!)
I am thinking of powerflex!




Overall i am spending a lot of money, but i love the car!
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I am using Alcantara on the interior pillar covers of the car!



An this one is before i installed the recaros!


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Nice project

Wish we had more E34's here - still LOVE it!
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Old 06-09-2010, 07:24 AM
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Beautiful car with some great mods!
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Old 06-21-2010, 01:31 AM
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Here is how it stands for the moment!








And i have some m5 bits that have already arrived!

I am really liking this project!
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mods look great man.
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Old 07-01-2010, 10:09 PM
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Nice ! look like it is angry
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looking good
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