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Just bought a 318Ti

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by UNDR8D, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. UNDR8D

    UNDR8D ...has a job!

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    Picked it up last night for $1500...Great body, mint wheels...fuck-ton of miles. The interior is fucked..smells like spilled coffee and cigarettes. It needs a serious douching. Both windows off the tracks and mostly inoperable. Overall decent. Spent the evening peeling the purple tint off the windows. I'll post some pics tomorrow.
     
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    In for pics. You sell your truck?
     
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    UNDR8D ...has a job!

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    :/

    318I was my first car. Still wish I had it. Plug wires cost $150 alone for it, but it was a fun little car.
     
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    told ya the window regulators sucked. lol Luckily the parts aren't overly expensive.
     
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    I've almost got all the tint glue off the side windows...still have to do the hatch glass...Changed the oil, spark plugs, and valve cover gasket, gave the undercarriage and engine bay a good degreasing and hose down. Mostly gutted the interior yesterday. I have to fix the window problems. Shapingup pretty nicely though...I need some cheap coils and an alignment.
     
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    doesn't look like those fit the Ti according to the website. Remember, the Ti has an e36 4-door front end with an e30 rear end, more or less.

    I had RD sport springs and bilstein blue shocks on 17" m3 countours.

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    id find some BMW BBW mesh wheels for yours..
     
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    they fit goddamnit....its not my first day

    Which top hats for Rokkor coilovers? - 318ti.org forum




    also, I hope for $350 you're not doing open track days with them
     
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    In addition to all of the above, my front drivers' seat is TRASHED...there are some cars in the are being parted out that claim to have good seats for around $200 but they are black..I might rock them anyway...

    And ya, the ti rear has trailing arms instead of upper and lowers.
     
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    Right, but those coilovers still fit

    The struts are longer overall but very close in size when compressed...you can get about a 2" drop with them


    I'm not guessing, I had a 98 318ti and I had this suspension. The picture of the kit is from my living room
     
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    I believe you. Those actually look decent. Did they perform well enough?
     
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    Damn those things are ugly.
     
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    About what you'd expect. A little stiffer but not bone jarring.

    I didn't have the car long after but they seemed to hold up fine
     
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    Finally got the thing looking respectable enough to warrant taking a few pictures...bostongrun:

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    Even after 2" coils the thing looks like a fucking monster truck...kind of disappointed actually. I think I might pick up the Rokkors. It still needs so much other work though.
     
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