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basedspider

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About basedspider

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  • Birthday 06/20/2000

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    Chippewa Falls, WI
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  1. basedspider

    I'm back with another E36

    also, it has heated seats. absolutely perfect for this winter. nice people hauler too since some of my friends are stingy on gas *cough* *cough* @Rekpoint *cough*
  2. basedspider

    I'm back with another E36

    like, it starts in a nice amount of time, but i gotta give her the gas and keep it revd above 1k for a few seconds after it starts for it to idle after. otherwise itll die.
  3. basedspider

    I'm back with another E36

    Well, I went ahead and impulse bought another E36. So, backstory time. Since I bought my ND miata, I had the money still from my black miata I had sold. (I was originally going to use the money as a down payment, but I ended up selling the NA after I bought the ND and couldnt.) I was joking around and called my mom to tell her I was leaving for Milwaukee to buy a car. I wasn't actually planning on doing such a thing, but she was actually okay with getting a car for the winter. At this point, I did find a nice clean 318ti for cheap down by Milwaukee I was kinda interested in. 4 hours later I figured out the guy had sold it, and had 2 options. A 228k mile 318is with supposedly 110k on the motor, or a 200k mile 328i convertible that had been rained in, so the interior was trashed. I didn't sleep, and left at 8:30am for Milwaukee. I get there and the guy worked at a oil change place, so we pulled it in and I got a chance to look under it. Underbody is decent for the mileage, just a few spots with some bubbling so I wasn't crazy worried. Test drove it and it rode fine, so I walked away with it. Made the roughly 4 hour trip home, and now its mine. Plan is, clean it up and fix anything mechanical during the summer so that I can have it running nice for the winter. So far, I need to fix the drivers side door handle, find out why it doesn't start right (When starting, the car smells like gas and you can see some on the ground. Runs great after starting though), throw on a new fender, new fogs, and clean up some of the rust so it doesn't get that much worse during the winter. I didn't have to buy it, but I did anyways and now I'm back on here. No slaps for this one
  4. basedspider

    Steelblue E36 Build Thread

    i actually fit pretty well. even had to put the seat up a little to be comfortable. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  5. basedspider

    Steelblue E36 Build Thread

    Yup! The seatbelt was actually the cause for my broken back and the internal bleeding. Im 6'4" and when we got in the accident I was sitting pretty relaxed which caused me to have a bunch of movement.
  6. basedspider

    Steelblue E36 Build Thread

    Hey all, just popped in to check in on this thread and kinda wanted to give an update of everything that happened. So my friend and I went to go pick up my new Miata on Monday the 19th, and once we got about 15 minutes away from the car, the lady struck the rear corner of the semi with the side of her SUV and hit us head on. We were in a 2002 Camry doing about 45-50, and she was in a newer Equinox doing about 60. The crash ended up pushing our car back some even. I ended up flying over the airbag and smashing my head on the windshield so I had a super bad concussion. I had internal bleeding from tears in my smaller and larger intestine, and I fractured my L2 lumbar in my spine. I cant feel part of my leg but I still have full strength. I wasnt able to eat or drink for about 10 days when I was in the hospital, and I finally got home last wednesday on the 28th. Im getting a lot better at walking and functioning normally, and I even started driving again yesterday. The lady who hit us has no idea what happened, and she got the worst injuries out of all 3 of us involved. My friend who was driving just has a back brace for 6 weeks, then he is gonna be back to 100% after he gets that off. I have another surgery scheduled on my back next January to get the 6 screws and 2 titanium rods taken out of my spine, but after then I will be back to normal 100%! Thanks for the support! Heres the camry after the accident. You can see where I went over the airbag and hit the windshield. I also did end up with the miata. My dad and brother got the money and bought it when I was in the hospital. I love it so far. EDIT: Glad to see that bumper going to good use ;D
  7. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    Alright all, sad day but today was my E36s last day. Its new owner will treat it well. If I end up with another BMW, I will be back. If not, it was nice to meet everyone! Goodbye.
  8. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    nicejob.accdb
  9. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    Did a thing today! Staggered Style 37s, E39 offset wheels. Rekpoint found these on facebook and within 10 minutes of him finding the wheels on facebook I was on my way to Minnesota. Got them for an absolute steal! $320!
  10. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    What do you mean by RAW? I'm extremely new to taking pictures of my car in manual mode. I changed some settings just so that it wasn't so insanely bright.
  11. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    Decided my valentine needed some good pics taken of her. She dirty but I needed some pictures for my photography class. Unedited, but these are my favorites so far. This is my first time using full manual mode. Anyone have any advice? Camera is a Canon Rebel T1i.
  12. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/BM1240108-Front-Left-Driver-Side-FENDER-For-BMW-318i-328i-320i-325i-41351977873/131811479211?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649
  13. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    48$ shipped to my door. already primered and ready for paint
  14. basedspider

    Hayden's Stock 325i Build Thread

    Hey all! Got the fender on. I'd say having the black fender looks better than having a fucked up green fender. A nice green fender would look the best, though. I'll be painting it once it gets warmer out. Also, I was cruising around with the car and saw this. Not sure if it is rare or anything, but still thought it was cool.
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