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Old 01-01-2007, 11:20 PM   #1
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How do you take a 90K car and rust it out in 11 years? All I can say is I wish I had some money to just throw out to what would be a fun project car. Theres a 96' BMW 750IL with the upgrade 5.6L V12 in the local paper for............... 3 grand.

256K runs well, very rusty, and needs "TLC". How cool would it be to tear apart a V12 for fun?
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How cool would it be to tear apart a V12 for fun?
Well first it will cost you $3K to buy it and then another $20 K to rebuild that engine.

...but it would be fun.
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How cool would it be to tear apart a V12 for fun?
Well first it will cost you $3K to buy it and then another $20 K to rebuild that engine.

...but it would be fun.

sadly enough thats probably true......good luck getting parts.
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I take it you don't wanna hear about the dual MAFs that cost $499.99 each and you have to replace both if one goes bad.

....Whoops guess I already told ya. Listen to me, don't buy it, I learned my lesson.

Also i want to add that parts for that engine are ungodly expensive, and you will **** yourself if you found out how much a head gasket repair kit is for that engine. Don't do it, most parts are 2-3 times more expensive than american car parts.
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Stick with the Detroit stuff.
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If it were a 95, I'd get it and swap an LSx motor and a 6 speed in it.
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I take it you don't wanna hear about the dual MAFs that cost $499.99 each and you have to replace both if one goes bad.
Back when I worked at Canadian Tire, I looked up a MAF for the 1991 LN3 just for funsies.

$469.99.

At least there'* only one and you can get plenty at junkyards :o
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come on guys...you're missing the point!

reality is.....it'd be a right royal(and expensive!) pain in the butt to try it.

fantasy is.....it'd still be fun!!!!!
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Like I said IF I had the money. What i'm actually looking for is a LT-1 Caprice or Roadmaster for like $500 just to tear apart and experiment on.
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