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Old 11-13-2012, 12:14 PM   #751 (permalink)
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Could also be an S30 Z car... inline six you know. But those are hard to find round here.

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Old 11-13-2012, 12:15 PM   #752 (permalink)
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Ooof! Yep, gas guzzler!!
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:18 PM   #753 (permalink)
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It's going to get terrible mileage.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:19 PM   #754 (permalink)
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:20 PM   #755 (permalink)
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Hahaha. No worse than the guys on here driving full size trucks

I made the stupid decision that fun and a usable rear seat outweigh MPG this time. With instrumentation and an ignition kill switch it should do 25mpg.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:42 PM   #756 (permalink)
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Post pics of the car when you pick it up. I never thought of BMW's as wise used car purchases because I always heard they were hard to work on, but that could just be something I heard.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:54 PM   #757 (permalink)
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Yeah, but post pics in a NEW thread. This one is epic enough already!
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:09 PM   #758 (permalink)
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Definitely will put up a thread.

That era BMW's had little analogue instant MPG readouts in the cluster
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:16 PM   #759 (permalink)
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You can nickname it the "OMG-o-Meter".

(As in: "OMG! OMG! OMG! Look at my crappy mileage!!" )

All kidding aside: the 328i owner I know bought a ScanGauge specifically because his OMG-o-Meter prodded him into thinking more about fuel economy, and he wanted more info than that gauge could give him.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:32 PM   #760 (permalink)
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Will this be aeromodded for performance at least? The bmw landspeed record edition?

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