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dave_g's 318is #416828
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this is my bmw 318is mtec coupe which i picked up for 250!it does have cooling issues,and needs a little paint.i reckon this will be anice motor once i've had the work done.

jobs i'm gonna do/get done...

*sort cooling system out(hope i dont need a head gasket!!!)
*both rear quarters and boot painted
*full service

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Re: dave_g's 318is [Re: dave_g] #416830
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still undecided on what rims to go for but i think 18's are the size of choice.

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Nice one dave happy

you`ve picked a nice project car.

This would look nice with a set of Alpinas wink

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might ask my bruv nicely to do me a deal on his mv1's!

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think i've sorted the cooling issues out,there was an air lock in the cooling system!there is a fault with the fan but thats cheaper than a head gasket by a couple of quid...once i sort this out its time to get the quarters painted and the rest of the car mopped,cant wait to get this on the road!

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Was going to post about air lock my old BM suffered terrible with it after a trackday.

Looks ace for the money


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well worth 250 in my eyes,especially now it looks like the engines ok!

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got my new wheels on at last,an got a guy comin out to do the bodywork in the next week or so,stuff's finally startin to happen!

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Looks good matey


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tidy profit to be made on this wink

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How you getting on with this fella?

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its taxed & motd now,had to change both rear springs(both snapped!)and changed the near side front arm and adjust the handbrake.it started to overheat again so im waiting for payday to replace the whole cooling system!

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Gotta watch these for airlocks mate, have a mate with a jetwash blast it`s pipes!

At least it`s on the road fella, it`s a big start wink

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takin the water pump off tomorrow,already took the stat out and think it has the wrong radiator on as the temp switch aint where it should be!

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Originally Posted by dave_g
already took the stat out and think it has the wrong radiator on as the temp switch aint where it should be!


MMMM confused

Chris, you should be able to help on this? (he fitted my new rad which was from a different cc and had to adjust a few things)

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