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    Quote Originally Posted by benwalsh91 View Post
    I am trying to convince Nicholl we need to go up above NY but I think it depends on how much time we have left at the end of the trip, we already seem pretty stretched for time as it is, also I need to find someone to potentially store the car with before I can get home and arrange shipping it back to the UK.
    You end up finding anything?
    I can store it at my place, I should have space assuming I don't pick up a 3rd car before that
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    another Subaru some day.
    Though I'm not too fond of new Subaru owners recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuhRohh View Post
    You end up finding anything?
    I can store it at my place, I should have space assuming I don't pick up a 3rd car before that
    thank you man honestly that could actually be a great help. I have went and viewed a few cars recently been all turned out to be lemons, got someone going to check out an all original pretty clean looking e28 on Saturday.
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    So my good friend who lives between San Francisco and Sacramento went and picked up a little e30 for me, early model 325e manual.

    its a bit rough on the outside but mechanically shes a peach which is actually exactly what I wanted.

    its had all the coolant system overhauled new timing belt and a tune up and a load of other bits.

    came with a front valance (not fitted) and a few other parts included sport leather front seats in a reasonable condition. Dash is cracked to hell but that's to be expected being a Cali car, I am going to try and find one of them dash carpets and if anyone has any bits going let me know. It does have that missing door card in the photos just wasn't fitted and something hit the passenger side meaning the passenger front fender and door are Bronzit, not white but I am going to keep my eyes pealed on CL whilst I go across the country and try and hunt down some white ones I can collect and fit on my route.

    so I guess this is a little about the pre-trip build for the car. Any suggestions welcome!!

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    That toilet paper though lmao.
    Didn't the 325e come with an M20? Those had timing belts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hiimdreh View Post
    another Subaru some day.
    Though I'm not too fond of new Subaru owners recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuhRohh View Post
    That toilet paper though lmao.
    Didn't the 325e come with an M20? Those had timing belts?
    pretty cool information about the 325e in the below link

    http://www.e30zone.net/e30zonewiki/index.php/325e
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    you're gonna see more of the usa than I have .... and I live out here

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