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Old 10-12-2018, 10:28 PM   #1
burner505
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Default New ti owner from Chicago

Hey all. Just picked up my first BMW, an Alpineweiss 96 318ti Sport, coming from a history of mostly Japanese cars. Picked it up as a project as it has a cranking, but no start condition and other issues with it. Was lurking on here for awhile researching the issues before making the purchase. Hopefully it wont be a bad decision, lol. I've always liked the shape of the ti, so I'm gonna try and revive, and enjoy it. Thanks everyone!
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Old 10-12-2018, 11:10 PM   #2
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  1. Welcome!
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  3. Good luck!
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Old 10-12-2018, 11:49 PM   #3
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Welcome! I'm in the city with my Cali top TI. Let me know if you ever need anything! These are super fun cars.
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Old 10-13-2018, 09:59 PM   #4
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FunElan, thanks for the offer! BTW, do you have an Elan? Or what is the story with your username?

Edit: I just saw your sig. Pretty cool!
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Old 10-14-2018, 03:49 AM   #5
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Welcome. It wasn't a bad decision.

I grew up in Chicago area. Couldn't stand rusted out cars so moved out West. (not to mention the weather)

Good luck!
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Old 10-15-2018, 04:18 PM   #6
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FunElan, thanks for the offer! BTW, do you have an Elan? Or what is the story with your username?

Edit: I just saw your sig. Pretty cool!
I grew up in my dad's Elan, and that was his license plate
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Old 11-16-2018, 04:24 AM   #7
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Cheers, I just joined also. Enjoyed my ti for years and glad you chose it instead of continuing with Japanese cars. I think you’ll find German cars make better sounds and can do donuts unlike a Integra or prelude.


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Old 11-20-2018, 01:31 PM   #8
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