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    "The" (original) BMW M3

    The E30 M3....



    Seriously sub zero, IMO. BMW have not since come anywhere near the E30 M3.

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    Definately sub zero, pics dont do them justice. When i first seen one in the flesh i was amazed that somethin so old could look quite so cool
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    I remember having a Scalextric race set years ago that had an old school M3 and a Jaguar Le Mans car. The M3 was the better of the two and the way the four headlights illuminated was cool, especially with the curtains drawn

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    Quote Originally Posted by batwad
    I remember having a Scalextric race set years ago that had an old school M3 and a Jaguar Le Mans car. The M3 was the better of the two and the way the four headlights illuminated was cool, especially with the curtains drawn


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    Definitely a performance icon, but successive M3s have improved greatly I reckon. The sad thing is all I remember about the E30 was it getting comprehensively wasted by the Sierra Cosworth in the final years of Touring Car racing when turbos were still allowed!
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    The E30 is oh so sub-zero IMO.. the E36 and E46 are ok (The E46 CSL is one of the fastest cars ive ever been in on a public road) but theres something special about the E30..
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    E30 M3!! The original and the best! CSL next closest thing.
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    weren't all the originals left hand drive?
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    I think so, never seen a RHD one
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    Yeah all originals were LHD. Used to own a E30 320i.

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    One of my favourite cars of all time, definately sub zero! If they didnt only come in left hand drive i would definately have one, ive come close to buying one of these in the past but the lhd has always stopped me. I used too love watching the E30's battle it out with the RS500's back in the glory days of touring car racing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by batwad
    I remember having a Scalextric race set years ago that had an old school M3 and a Jaguar Le Mans car. The M3 was the better of the two and the way the four headlights illuminated was cool, especially with the curtains drawn

    The only BMW I've ever liked, the old school M3.
    Happy days indeed.

    IMO they're still sub zero, one of the few old school that can still pull it off.
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    Sub zero.

    One of my mates used to have a dark blue ultra rare convertible one with cream leather, this was about 12 years ago when they were still top money.

    Before that he had a red coupe with Azev A rims on it, looked the nuts. One of the only after market rims that actually suit that car.

    I see an E30 Evo every day on the way to work with the number plate B3 EVO, cool as ****.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smitch
    Before that he had a red coupe with Azev A rims on it, looked the nuts..

    Love these rims. They look good on old golfs aswell

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    I had the Hartge 16" alloys for mt e30 320i the multi spoke looking ones. Deffo the best looking wheels that could be put on any e30.

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    e30 m3 with deep dish borbet b or bbs wheels awesome

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    The last `cool` BMW IMO

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    Widen the fenders and put some deep dish BBSs **** would look delicious! Totally sub-zero

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    Seriously cool car. Newer BMW's are quicker and better but the E30 M3 is the only one that I would actually go and buy.



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    Quote Originally Posted by smitch View Post
    Sub zero.

    One of my mates used to have a dark blue ultra rare convertible one with cream leather, this was about 12 years ago when they were still top money.

    Before that he had a red coupe with Azev A rims on it, looked the nuts. One of the only after market rims that actually suit that car.

    I see an E30 Evo every day on the way to work with the number plate B3 EVO, cool as ****.
    Ive just done some body repair work on a E30 M3 convertible (the dreaded rust strikes again!) in dark graphite colour with cream leather interior. Not in bad condition considering it had done 314.000 miles!!! Not seen them in cab form before.. not as nice as normal though. Someone else we've done work for has got a 325i E30 cab with a 7 series V8 in it......mental!!!!!!
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    Love them. I used to own an E30 M3 Cabrio, a 1990 model, in Macau Blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S3Steve View Post
    One of my favourite cars of all time, definately sub zero! If they didnt only come in left hand drive i would definately have one, ive come close to buying one of these in the past but the lhd has always stopped me. I used too love watching the E30's battle it out with the RS500's back in the glory days of touring car racing.

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    Best BMW of them all me thinks, different league to the newer stuff!!
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    Wicked car, i had a white one 19 years ago when i was 19,and not many people knew what it was.Could have lots of fun in the wet,more than the e46 i had.
    Mine was also the 1st converted to right hand drive by hartge and had the plate on the dash saying00001.
    A guy got it new and sent it to hartge straight away at a cost of 7 grand so they told me.
    I sold it to a guy who raced them in the touring cars.The only downside was the battery compartment in the boot used to fill with water.

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    my most fave bmw classic is the m6 souch a badboy car id love one in black with chromed window trim and alloys there awesome



    i love the old 630 csi awesome classic




    this m3 is the finest ive seen



    old m5 nice

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    I can't for the life of me remember what this is, but I'm sure it's not an M5 is it?

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    i found it on some pics i can find it now i just looked he said it was and m5 maybe not..... i like it though

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    Seriously Sub-Zero!!

    Thats why they're still fetchin 10k to 30k now!!
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    again definitley not cool, Pull up next to a girl and she will wonder what this 20+ year old heap of crap is!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nutkin View Post
    again definitley not cool, Pull up next to a girl and she will wonder what this 20+ year old heap of crap is!?
    So what some clueless bint thinks is important in your choice of car? Sad, very sad...
    Still loving the 130i like the sideways dirtbag I am

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    Quote Originally Posted by HotboxDeluxe View Post
    So what some clueless bint thinks is important in your choice of car? Sad, very sad...
    no Christian Scott-Thomas, for this is the rule of the cool wall

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nutkin View Post
    no Christian Scott-Thomas, for this is the rule of the cool wall
    Fair point but to be honest if i had one i really wouldnt care and i think even Jeremy himself would agree that the fun factor would make it sub-zero .
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArmyA4 View Post
    Widen the fenders and put some deep dish BBSs **** would look delicious! Totally sub-zero
    Not an M3, but LHD means that we have to settle for the 325 over here. Here's one wide e30 and I would strangle kittens for it.

    I really really really need to get one of these before they all rust.







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    Quote Originally Posted by boggysv View Post
    Not an M3, but LHD means that we have to settle for the 325 over here. Here's one wide e30 and I would strangle kittens for it.

    I really really really need to get one of these before they all rust.





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    You do need one. I'm not just being a BMW-bummer-boy (I am, btw) but those old 325i's are so much fun. Bought 'em, thrashed 'em, wrecked 'em. The steering's a bit long-winded, but 200 turns lock-to-lock is all part of the experience

    Who's Christian-Scott Thomas? if I wanted a girly opinion on a car I'd be far more likely to ask someone like Sabine Schmitz...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvN_v4EilYk
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    Still loving the 130i like the sideways dirtbag I am

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nutkin View Post
    no Christian Scott-Thomas, for this is the rule of the cool wall
    I'm all for impressing Kristen Scott Thomas, not too worried what her brother Christian thinks myself, but if thats your thing then you go for it

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    Quote Originally Posted by quattrojames View Post
    I'm all for impressing Kristen Scott Thomas, not too worried what her brother Christian thinks myself, but if thats your thing then you go for it


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    Quote Originally Posted by HotboxDeluxe View Post
    Who's Christian-Scott Thomas? if I wanted a girly opinion on a car I'd be far more likely to ask someone like Sabine Schmitz...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvN_v4EilYk

    She would definately get a portion, i like the little Vicki-BH squeals she makes when cornering hard or enjoying herself.... hehehe

    Watch the transit one to hear some.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A4Quattro View Post
    She would definately get a portion, i like the little Vicki-BH squeals she makes when cornering hard or enjoying herself.... hehehe

    Watch the transit one to hear some.
    Hotness I love the look on her face when she's caning the M5...ooh beat me miss
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerzo View Post
    I had the Hartge 16" alloys for mt e30 320i the multi spoke looking ones. Deffo the best looking wheels that could be put on any e30.
    So did I. A 86 320i, arctic blau with 16" Hartge. Looked awsome.

 

 
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