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General Forum : Go faster stripes

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jdench   Posted Monday, Aug 14th 2:49pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 82

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring
This may seem an odd request, but my father owned a 323i, and instead of the olympic stripes down the side of the car he had a set on his that were the M badge colours, that started off about 1/4" thick at the front and ran to about an inch thick at the back. Does anyone have a picture of this, or does any one have a e21 with them, as I want to get a set made up for mine, but I would like the precise measurements so that I can get it right! I have grey olympic stripes on mine and I think they look crap, but I can't afford a set of alpina ones (and I don't really like them either)
Thanks in advance
John.

sunbeam***   Posted Tuesday, Aug 15th 12:10am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 189
   
wirral UK
1982 323i
I don't have any pics but they are still available.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=1832&mospid=47174&hg=51&fg=25


wharthog   Posted Friday, Sep 1st 4:42pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 44
   
SF Bay,California, USA
1982 323i, , R1150RT
I've found plenty of parts I want on the parts "fiche" that are no longer available... Make sure OEMparts.com actually carries the part.

velocewest   Posted Wednesday, Sep 6th 6:27am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 540
   
Oregon USA
e9, e12x2, no E21?
Realoem.com doesn't sell anything, they've never made it to actually having a store. Call your local BMW dealer parts department (er, "spares counter") and ask them if it is still available.

Tony

jdench   Posted Sunday, Sep 10th 1:29pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 95

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring
Thanks sunbeam, but they are not the same as the ones on my fathers car, they started right at the front of the wings and came down the sides, wrapped around the bootlid and also were on the bottom lip of the front spoiler (a Zender one if I recall correctly) a la 2002 turbo. If I can find a picture I will post it, but it is definately different to the ones on realoem.com, they start half way down the front wings, but thanks a lot for looking anyway I am going to get my local signwriters to make me a set, and if any one likes them, I'm sure I could work out a deal with them to get some sets made for not much money. Will let you know.

e21enthusiast   Posted Monday, Oct 2nd 3:03am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 8
   
eugene,oregon
hennarot 320is,topasbraun metalic 323
i would like to see the pictures. i twould look silly on some cars,guess it would depend on the color of the car really.

Madhatter   Posted Monday, Oct 2nd 10:53am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 67

Australia - QLD
E21, E24, E30
motorsport stripes is what you are talking about i think?

http://www.bmwe21.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1926


e21enthusiast   Posted Tuesday, Oct 3rd 12:51am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 14
   
eugene,oregon
hennarot 320is,topasbraun metalic 323
me no like. there retro,and not in a good way.

jdench   Posted Wednesday, Oct 4th 12:04am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 107

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring
That's rich coming from someone who has a mettalic brown 323

e21enthusiast   Posted Wednesday, Oct 4th 5:58am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 15
   
eugene,oregon
hennarot 320is,topasbraun metalic 323
yeah it made me laugh too. and to think i was wearing a brown sweater at the time too.

jdench   Posted Wednesday, Oct 11th 1:30pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 110

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring

ads 323   Posted Thursday, Dec 21st 11:30am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 8

nsw australia
e21 323 turbo
does eny one know the paint codes for the motorsport stripes

jdench   Posted Sunday, Mar 4th 5:57pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 171

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring
These are the stripes I am referring to http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t19/Dr_Z_2007/323-pin-stripes.jpg

I knew I was still sane!

Dr. Z   Posted Monday, Mar 5th 7:00am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 10

Adelaide, South Australia
1980 323i euro spec
That picture jdench is referring to is my 323i. It's probably not the best light to see them in because from the right angle they look pretty good imho.

They're actually three separate stickers; red, blue and a sort of purple where they overlap. I dont think they're original, or meant to be but they're pretty effective at individualising my car a little bit.


jdench   Posted Monday, Mar 5th 3:41pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
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Post nr. 172

Sussex, UK
1979 E21 323i, 1998 E36 323i touring
They are exactly the same as my fathers '81 323, and yes i agree they look really good


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