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Uber's E34 540i 6 Speed
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Here are some recent photos of the car.

What it started as in April 2007.

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Since then a lot has changed, including the blue interior being swapped for a black one and adding a genuine AC Schnitzer bodykit.

What it looks like currently: Still to get: Exhaust tips and some spacers for the wheels.

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#2
DAMN! that is looking flippen awesome now! where did you get the wheels?
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#3
Thanks Don.

Had to import the wheels from Japan.
If you can find a E38 740i sport down here...grab them wheels.
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#4
Now that is one sweet looking E34!! Drool
E30's aren't build... they're caught in the wild!
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#5
Wow man, that's beautiful! The Schnitzer body kit and mags gives it a completely different look. What was the complete cost to get it to this point?
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#6
Found some of those wheels, but the dealer is not interested in selling them off the car Sad

http://capetown.gumtree.co.za/c-Cars-for...Z128113505

Someone buy this car and sell me the wheels Wink
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#7
That is one of the coolest 540's by far dude. Thumb

@freerider what about a set of 5 star borbets? very old skool but stunning on a fiver.. imo
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#8
Thanks guys.

Total cost...lets see.
Purchase price: R30 000
Black interior: R2500
Schnitzer kit: R2600 - Front Bumper, R2500 - Side Skirts, R3200 - Rear bumper
Wheels: R3400 - Rims, R4700 - Tyres
Misc: R250 M-Tech wing, R600 - M-Tech lower door mouldings, R250 - Front and Side Clears, R2600 Hella Rear Clears.

About R52 600 excluding sound and i'm sure i am forgetting more stuff.

@freerider, Pity they won't sell you the rims. I know the guy I got the rims from brought in another set. Will find out if he still has them but i doubt he has.

@Shady_45, Pictures of said Borbets!
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#9
Less than R60k for something as nice looking and unique as this is a bargain
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(18-05-2009, 05:56 PM)Uber Soldat Wrote: Thanks guys.

Total cost...lets see.
Purchase price: R30 000
Black interior: R2500
Schnitzer kit: R2600 - Front Bumper, R2500 - Side Skirts, R3200 - Rear bumper
Wheels: R3400 - Rims, R4700 - Tyres
Misc: R250 M-Tech wing, R600 - M-Tech lower door mouldings, R250 - Front and Side Clears, R2600 Hella Rear Clears.

About R52 600 excluding sound and i'm sure i am forgetting more stuff.

@freerider, Pity they won't sell you the rims. I know the guy I got the rims from brought in another set. Will find out if he still has them but i doubt he has.

@Shady_45, Pictures of said Borbets!

Icon_jaw Where are you getting stuff so cheap??????

Hook me up with some of those suppliers you dealing with man.
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@double-n, Thanks for the compliment. Makes the hard work worth it.

This is the rest of the stable.

'92 520i
This is my old car. Now belongs to my brother. A lot has been changed on this one too.

What it looked like in March of 2005:
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Most recent pictures:
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'90 525i
Picked this one up for R9300. Absolute bargain because of the full M-Tech kit. In the background is my brothers other '91 520i.
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'82 628CSi:
This one needs a shed load of work. Previous owner did not take care of this one at all.
Its sitting at a friends house awaiting a respray.

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@Don, Lots and lots of searching. Most of this stuff has taken a couple years to find.
Found the bumper in February 2007 at JSN up here. Got the side skirts a year later from the same dealer. Got the rear bumper this year March from Japan.

Had been looking for lower door mouldings for about 2 years at a junkyard. Finally found them last year October.

Rims i got about 3 years ago. They were originally on the blue 520i above.

Then again...i am a sneaky little bugger.
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#12
Dude, I NEEEEEEED those wheels off the 520 Drool

So do you sit calling scrapyards all the time? or do you just employ someone to go around looking for all this stuff for you? Bluebiggrin
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#13
My brother and i visit scrapyards nearly every weekend.

You should see our garage. No cars can fit, its our mini scrapyard.
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#14
what wheels are those on the 520i? and where can I tell the courier to collect them from? Bluebiggrin
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#15
Its written in the stars freerider...
you want those rims and you want a road to do your 200 plus run...
How does the N1 sound??
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heres a pic of the rim i seen on a 540 back in the day...narrows and wides..and i swore that if ever i saw a fiver...that was it

Borbet A
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(18-05-2009, 05:45 PM)Shady_45 Wrote: That is one of the coolest 540's by far dude. Thumb

@freerider what about a set of 5 star borbets? very old skool but stunning on a fiver.. imo

Do you have a set of said wheels lying around looking for a loving home?

Do they look like this?
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#17
almost..those look like four fronts though
http://alloywheels.borbet.co.uk/borbeta.php
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(18-05-2009, 08:07 PM)Shady_45 Wrote: almost..those look like four fronts though
http://alloywheels.borbet.co.uk/borbeta.php

would be nice in 17 or 18" Sad

So do you have some?
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#19
Sjoe, older BMW's in nice condition looks really nice. I'm off to Auto Trader...
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#20
@ freerider- - yeah 18's would look the shiz Bluebiggrin and if i did have a set i'd be riding em on the M.
But alas...ill have to stick with stock and i dont even want to know what they cost
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