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picked up my 3.0 cs today - damn all of you naysayers


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this car is a beauty. All arches are great, biggest downsides are soft rockers (no holes but I think they are soft) and rust ontop of fuse box.

This thing rocks, power is sooo smooth.

I am already scheming about how to spend copious amounts of money on this thing. But I will resist as it is a perfect runner right now.

Only thing it needs is new rear brakes, they are binding. Need new rotors, lines, pads and rebuild kits, should I hit the dealer? Or just order from walloth und nesch.

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That is awesome! I love coupes. Hey-just take your time and

don't drive it in the rain. I've seen the worst rust buckets

saved when the owner was commited to such a plan. If you're

good at welding, can hunt down some good deals, and don't

lose faith, she'll be a beauty some day. How 'bout some pics?

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That means that you will have to remove the passenger side fender, and repair extensively the A-post. Rust comes from mud that has accumulated in the A-shaped opening in the mid-level A-post.

Try to save the leaded fender as it costs around $1000 each. Rockers have 3 layers. I hope you had the car for very cheap.

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since the fuse box sits above the driver's left foot. And it is true, rust above the fuse box means you have firewall rust issues. If you decide to fix it, just be sure you wouldn't rather own 3 nice Tii's, because that's how much you will spend before your coupe rolls again. Most people who get into serious rust repair on a coupe budget in the $25,000 range. That way when you're done you have a solid car worth about $15,000. You think I'm joking? My car just absorbed $6,000 recovering from a minor rear-ender. Didn't even break a taillight lense.

For brakes, I'd see if you could rebuild them yourself first, they're easy and kits are cheap. Replace all the soft lines when you do the brakes, and flush and replace the brake fluid. If you decide to buy rebuilt calipers, don't waste money going to W&N, back calipers are widely available here, and they are the same as Bavarias and e12 5ers.

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for bits and pieces and call pete= coupeking. get on the registries= lots of knowledge; butt the Coupe people are a little different from the Bavaria/3.0 guys. anyway= congrats,pics please of fleet! If you really want that Coupe to haul, make it Motronic, if not already. pictured: my 02 and a whole lot of Bavarias

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