Hrmmm. Which should I keep. The addiction continues

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Well I have been on the hunt a long time for a 740i sport shorty (manual) and could not resist this one. Previous owner performed the 6 speed swap out of a 540i M-sport and this thing drives amazing. Motor is low miles but has been completely torn apart and all the problem areas common for these BMW V8s addresses (Timing Chain Guides, Vanos Solenoids, Water pump, all gaskets, entire cooling system replaced and much more. One of the quietest 4.4s I have heard. Drove it 300 miles home and averaged 25mpg at 80mph :bigthumb:. Chassis has higher miles but the body is pretty darn immaculate for age and miles. Definitely will be dropping it with some coils like my 540i or at minimum lowering springs. Only needs a couple little things sorted out nothing that affects driving it currently. I think I will just have to keep both. I love the look of my lowered 5 series. And frankly can't really sell it for much so no point. :s00ls:


















 

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You have been fully converted to the dark side, which is actually not that bad if you're willing to deal with the little stuff. LIKE THE MOTOR. :s00ls:
 

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That is a slick ride. And maintenance records like that? Awesome. . Congrats.


What all do you have now?



And yiy need to sell me the 5 series. lol
 

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i just cant trust anyone elses work when that deep into the motor.

bless you
 

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i just cant trust anyone elses work when that deep into the motor.

bless you
Don’t disagree but I know these cars pretty well now. Talked to the guy for sometime. Owns his own shop and has some other impressive builds. Was pretty comfortable making the trip to at least see it. After that the rest is history it purrs.
 

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I am thinking that is the best option. I need to buy a farm with poll barns or something.
Seriously, you need to start a thread labeled "Blueoval4lifes garage" or something like that. Then post up all your purchases and sales. So we can keep up with your ever-changing collection. You always seem to be buying vehicles that are off the beaten path for most people. But in an awesome way.
 

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i kid i kid :rofl:

i love that era of 7 series. someone swapping a 6 spd banger into one makes it even better
 

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:rofl: You have this trend and it continues. ZERO problems are had by it, IN for the next thread about what you bought. :fy: Buy an s2000. :noes:

EDIT: wait.... I remember you being pretty tall, probs not the right choice :rofl:
 

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:rofl: You have this trend and it continues. ZERO problems are had by it, IN for the next thread about what you bought. :fy: Buy an s2000. :noes:

EDIT: wait.... I remember you being pretty tall, probs not the right choice :rofl:
Stay tuned for sure!
 

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Yup, I hardly post on the furums..but new proud owner here, loving everything about it thus far. She cleaned up nicely but still more to do and the light modding will begin. To most it is an old BMW but this thing is a unicorn gem to the true car enthusiasts I have shown it to. Thanks again Mark. Good stuff!



 

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