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Old 04-02-2013, 02:15 AM   #1
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Default Heyyyyyy Ti people

First off, I'm Daniel.. this is my 6th bimmer and my first 3 Series! I just sold my 750iL because I need something that gets better on gas. I wanted a car that was reliable, inexpensive and still fun to drive (read: manual and RWD). My friend has been giving me relentless _ _ _ _ for buying this car because it is so peasant but to me that is the appeal! So far I have REALLY enjoyed this car. It drives like a go-kart. I bought it 2 days ago from the original owner.. negotiated down to $2100. Here are the specs:

1996 BMW 318Ti
124,000 miles, one owner
Bostongruen Metallic on "STOFF NETZ FLACHG.M.BE/SANDGRAU" (that's cloth interior)
5-speed manual
air conditioning

it needs a few things. The clutch is on its way out, the headliner is falling down and the thermostat needs to be replaced (stuck open). I'm going to do the clutch job this weekend and I ordered all the parts today.

Glad to be a part of this forum!
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:00 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! First off, Pics! Second, give your friend all his peasant **** right back at him, as these are fun cars and it's his loss for being uppity about them...

And if you're in the Bay Area, we are planning a meet in the next few weeks with some other area members, and it would be great to have you join us! See this thread here; http://318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=38129

James 95 active w/leather interior and sport interior conversion, Vaders, full M-Tech exterior conversion. Now m50 swapped* Eibach sway bars, D2 Coilovers, Depo's w/AE's, blacked-out sides and grills, LeatherZ console and door armrests, 1 series starter button mod, and custom finished Style 5's <--- in this color! Named "Roddy": *M50 6 cyl. swap with fan delete, S50 cams and chip, AFE stage 2 intake, M3 clutch and 11.5 lb Fidanza flywheel, 3.15LSD, battery relocated to rear and complete custom exhaust. Sweet! 97 318ti sport, Alaska Blue, Contours, coilovers, Dove Vaders and custom black/grey interior named "Max" 95 318ti Active in Cosmos, S50 swap in progress... named "Pit" SUPPORT 318ti.org! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Hosting a forum like this is not free. 318ti.org is one of the best BMW forums on the web because it is member supported, not vendor supported. The cost to become a Supporter is a nominal $10.00... A YEAR! DO IT! NOW!
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Welcome to the forum! The ti gets a lot of grief but these are great cars and are fun drive.

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Your friend is a fool.
We're your friends now...and we think you did the right thing.
Welcome to the org Dan.

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Your friend is just jealous your Ti will turn more heads than what hes driving. Welcome to the Org!
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