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    • Pushing the envelope or going too far? A controversial E28 has us debating junk or genius

      Modding comes in all forms and is not always power centric. We spend a ton of time arguing about engines, turbos, superchargers, and performance. BMW modification does not have to be centered around how much power you put down. Take this E28 for instance belonging to Mike Burrows. The car has been.... umm, transformed to put it mildly. Many people expressed praise for the previous iterations of the vehicle but is this newest version too much? We can tell you this much, it certainly is getting people talking and taking notice.




















      This article was originally published in forum thread: Pushing the envelope or going too far? A controversial E28 has us debating junk or genius started by Sticky View original post
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      1. TaZaM3's Avatar
        TaZaM3 -
        Thats kind of cool...
      1. SSDD's Avatar
        SSDD -
        I can dig it
      1. Itsbrokeagain's Avatar
        Itsbrokeagain -
        'Rusty' has always inspired me to do wild things to my own E28.

        This car has had a long history in the spotlight, and being in the possession of the owner of Stanceworks (Mike Burroughs) its not surprising.


        I think as of now the car sports a 1JZ-GTE and the obvious, airbags.


        You should check out his E36 325is with the S54 swap...everything was done through OEM connectors and works Click here to enlarge
      1. fundahl's Avatar
        fundahl -
        Oh wow, that's so amazing! Does he plan on driving it?


        Really though, it has some sort of cool factor, but I hate seeing a car "dropped" or "hella flush". If it makes the driving experience worse, it's stupid. I understand he probably raised it after this photo shoot, but the car should be photographed with it's proper suspension alignment.

        I'd rather see it clearing the tires with proper negative camber front and rear. Right now it looks broken, like some giant hand came and smashed it down.

        1JZ adds a few more cool points. Those things can REV, and much like the 2jz while being much cheaper!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Matt@Camber-Toe Click here to enlarge
        You should check out his E36 325is with the S54 swap...everything was done through OEM connectors and works
        Incredible, I remember seeing that car somewhere. Got any more details? I want to post it up in the S54 section.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by SlicktopTTZ Click here to enlarge
        Oh wow, that's so amazing! Does he plan on driving it?
        He says it is his daily.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by SlicktopTTZ Click here to enlarge
        Really though, it has some sort of cool factor, but I hate seeing a car "dropped" or "hella flush". If it makes the driving experience worse, it's stupid. I understand he probably raised it after this photo shoot, but the car should be photographed with it's proper suspension alignment.
        I'm not really a fan of that whole "hella flush" style of modding but I like that he is pushing the envelope styling wise. Obviously, it can't realistically be driven the way it is sitting, all for show which is fine. It is designed to be a showpiece and artistic more than anything.
      1. flynbulldog's Avatar
        flynbulldog -
        "im not a fan of the Grunge styling phase we seem to be in right now - in fact I cringe at anything painted flat or matte black...

        It's just nasty Click here to enlarge
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge
      1. dOpEdUpM3's Avatar
        dOpEdUpM3 -
        ^ personally I hate when people do this s**t.. I cant wait till someone posts a pic of some random part flying out the back. looks like his rear bumper was first to go.
      1. DBFIU's Avatar
        DBFIU -
        I like that the guy is doing something different, it's cool in my book. I like it.
      1. Yukohama's Avatar
        Yukohama -
        sooo looow, and gold plated rims?!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DBFIU Click here to enlarge
        I like that the guy is doing something different, it's cool in my book. I like it.
        Agreed, he's pushing things and I like that.
      1. alq80's Avatar
        alq80 -
        It's got character that's for sure!
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        I dig it, looks cool.
      1. Itsbrokeagain's Avatar
        Itsbrokeagain -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by SlicktopTTZ Click here to enlarge
        Oh wow, that's so amazing! Does he plan on driving it?


        Really though, it has some sort of cool factor, but I hate seeing a car "dropped" or "hella flush". If it makes the driving experience worse, it's stupid. I understand he probably raised it after this photo shoot, but the car should be photographed with it's proper suspension alignment.

        I'd rather see it clearing the tires with proper negative camber front and rear. Right now it looks broken, like some giant hand came and smashed it down.

        1JZ adds a few more cool points. Those things can REV, and much like the 2jz while being much cheaper!
        As I mentioned before its on bags now. I will see if I can dig up more pictures of it in it's former glory.

        As far as the E36 goes I will find more pics. There is a whole thread on it AND video (it sounds ridiculous) so stay tuned!
      1. mazdaspeed6's Avatar
        mazdaspeed6 -
        i like it, i would drive it
      1. Itsbrokeagain's Avatar
        Itsbrokeagain -
        Here ya go...Rustys life.

        http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/sh...596#post247596
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Matt@Camber-Toe Click here to enlarge
        Thank you.
      1. Itsbrokeagain's Avatar
        Itsbrokeagain -
        And here is the e36 thread...and yes those are Benz AMG wheels Click here to enlarge

        http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7078
      1. Giggity's Avatar
        Giggity -
        I love it. Very different, and very creative.