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General Forum : Site dead..

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MayanArch   Posted Tuesday, Jul 15th 8:23pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 1589
   
Florida, USA
Baur E21 2.7 1982, Baur E30 318i 1985, 323i 1978
This site has been slowly dying in activity. I just read that post that there are a lot of new users trying to get on, but cant.

I would be happy to help with the administration....if that is alright by you, Tri.


g323   Posted Tuesday, Jul 15th 11:43pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 289
   
California
323i 1982
Rising gas prices? - Slow economy, less money for parts?

KenDanielson   Posted Thursday, Jul 17th 5:35am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Junior Member
Post nr. 192

Petaluma CA
'82 320is, '78 320i
Forums go in cycles and this one HAS been pretty slow lately with only "little" questions and no technical "debate" like a year or so ago... Hopefully it will pick up soon.

Just be glad it's not as bad as the Pelican Parts early BMW forum-no posts since May...

ken

MayanArch   Posted Saturday, Jul 19th 11:27pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 1590
   
Florida, USA
Baur E21 2.7 1982, Baur E30 318i 1985, 323i 1978
this is partially a response to the other post with new members complaining that they cant get on because their applications dont get approved.

imaradiostar   Posted Monday, Jul 21st 9:56am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 1094
   
Nashville, TN
81 323i, 82 525i, 85 524td, 90 535i
My E21 has been out of state...kinda make it less fun to read about and post about E21's.

There used to be a lot of regulars here. I wonder where everyone else went?

jamie

g323   Posted Monday, Jul 21st 7:19pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 290
   
California
323i 1982
I notice the same thing on Ebay right now, no parts for e21s relative to a year ago

melloh   Posted Tuesday, Jul 22nd 5:40am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 675
   
California, USA (San Jose)
1980 320is, 1991 318is
Well, redmist was selling his ls1 project a while back. Maybe a month ago now?

JJG323   Posted Tuesday, Jul 22nd 5:50am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 1356
   
Reading MA USA
1979 BMW 323i
Yes RedMist sold his car.
Tricord graduated college, Ray put his ALPINA away in storage, and I am still working on my 323i.







Some guys are now or Bimmeforums in the e21 section,however I miss the old days of this forum.

It sure was fun.

I am not sure if rising gas prices are what is the problem with the site being dead.

Tricord   Posted Wednesday, Jul 23rd 1:58pm [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Administrator
Post nr. 1020
   
Belgium, Europe
323i Baur
It's true that new members might have troubles signing up. I remember at one point, spambots increasingly creating new accounts and posting spam (or adult-content) here in the forums. Nic and myself had to check 10x a day to keep it clean, so I decided to lock down signing up.

If anyone wants an account, I can process the signup manually.

Other than that, yeah I've been pretty busy. I'm a working man now, and I haven't much time to spare for my cars. I still race about 4 track days a year, and I just bought a 323i Baur in excellent condition for some weekend cruising

But I admit the site used to be more frequented than right now, and it's partly due to lack of support on my side.

I'll do my best to hang out more often around here!

Mayan, if you want to help out with Admin, that would be great! You've a long history on this site so I trust you to be a good moderator! Send me an IMS and I can give you tools to liven up the site!

Bill in MN   Posted Monday, Jul 28th 4:21am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 199

Minnesota USA
1988 735, 1986 535 turbo, 1981 Baur 323i
Hey Tri

Did you see this Baur for sale over on BF?

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?p=13689021#post13689021

Anyone here?

JJG323   Posted Thursday, Jul 31st 5:40am [Edit] [Quote] [IMS] [View car]
Member
Post nr. 1358
   
Reading MA USA
1979 BMW 323i
Yeah I have seen it in person. A little pricey but it has an e30 interior and its in nice shape.


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