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Mihajlo wrote:pic in color or I'm leaving :D

Spotted at the Sharknose Meeting, pictures found in this topic:
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Image Megasquirted '77 E12 520-6

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I can't see pics linked from www.bmwe23.nl
Understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of the car. Oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car.
Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall. Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

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Thats strange, i think it will take a while because the server is overloaded at the moment, and pictures are really big.
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OK then here we go with a colour picture update:

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Last edited by Duracel79 on Tue May 01, 2018 8:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Just great!!!

To bad it isn't road legal or road worthy, so no eifel or alps for thisone then? Well, it sure will be fun around the track
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Inspiring!

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uwbuurman wrote:Just great!!!

To bad it isn't road legal or road worthy, so no eifel or alps for thisone then? Well, it sure will be fun around the track
It will be on the road in a couple of weeks, just needs number plates and my other set of wheels :wink:
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Finally we did see the results. What a car and what a magnificant colour choice. Very Nice Ben.
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Not much to be added to the previous comments, Ben. I saw your beautiful creation on the Sharknosemeeting last Sunday and I was very impressed. Nice work and a great build! I like the colour scheme as well!

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Waw. I am retarded. I saw this at the sharknose meet, and my penny didn't drop that it was this one. I think we even passed you on the highway? I was in the white BMW Motorsport M535i, think we even waved at you guys! It was one of my favorites of the meeting man, the color, the "do or die" build style, just full ham no compromise. I liked it a LOT. Shame I didn't realize it at the time or I would have looked you up to talk about it. Next time!

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uwbuurman wrote:Just great!!!

To bad it isn't road legal or road worthy, so no eifel or alps for thisone then? Well, it sure will be fun around the track
E21noob wrote:Inspiring!
Peter V. wrote:Finally we did see the results. What a car and what a magnificant colour choice. Very Nice Ben.
Manitoba wrote:Not much to be added to the previous comments, Ben. I saw your beautiful creation on the Sharknosemeeting last Sunday and I was very impressed. Nice work and a great build! I like the colour scheme as well!

Greetz,
Walter.
Thanks guys, I'm really pleased with the result. It was always going to be Taiga since my father owned a 2000 touring in Taiga (AKA Kermit) in the late 90's.
Amazing to think he gave such a now rare car away for spares to a fellow BMW car club member :bag

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Track day car with attention to the every detail

Great!
:cheers :launch
Understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of the car. Oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car.
Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall. Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

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hi mate , well the wait has been well worth it, amazing colour car looks the nuts :cheers :cheers :cheers


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Astoundingly good looking car :crazy :crazy
If you described the appearance of this car to me it wouldnt sound half as good as it
actualy looks, but every single thing works together.
You have done something very special there mate massive thumbs up

I bet it goes like a beast too !!
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Mihajlo wrote:Track day car with attention to the every detail

Great!
:cheers :launch
lemonayd wrote:hi mate , well the wait has been well worth it, amazing colour car looks the nuts :cheers :cheers :cheers


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jimbob wrote:Astoundingly good looking car :crazy :crazy
If you described the appearance of this car to me it wouldnt sound half as good as it
actualy looks, but every single thing works together.
You have done something very special there mate massive thumbs up

I bet it goes like a beast too !!
Thanks for the kind comments.

Well more progress, I've actually driven the car a bit now, well to the MOT station where she passed :read .

All in time for the next BMW Car Club meet on Monday night. I may even venture to the BMW show at Santa Pod on the 19th.

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