So today I tell you about the beatertrip....#roadtrip
So I purchased this car with 1.5 year MOT/TÜV from a housewife for 450€. It had 200.000km on the clock and was sadly over the best of its years. Its previous owners negleted the car. The son of the woman, same age as me, tried to drift it ON THE AUTOBAHN - Braindamage on this one was really big, and he ended up in the guardrail. So that is the techno violet right wing you see on the picture above. But there was not much else to be done to get the car going. It just needed a replacement shock absorber, sadly it had automatic level regulation and a used one cost me about 100€. Also I replaced the clutch, cause there was not much left of it. So overall a car for about 600€ Roadgoing for 1.5 years.
So after i told my friends about it, my buddy decided it would be great to do a roadtrip with this one through whole south east europe. And the Route is below:
It was a 3000km Roadtrip, we did some detours on the way. It was awesome and the old girl the E34 520i just never missed a beat, even then temperature outside was 40°C and cars were on the side of the road, two even burned, this thing just kept going. We went to places discovered Clubs all along the Road (well we were both single that time so yeahhh….) and we made sure that we never forget that summer. (btw. Slovakia and Slovenia have the best looking girls. You guys down there consider yourself the lucky ones). We never planned it before. Just bought a road map (I am geograph/geologist and a hobby mechanic, and my buddy is master mechanic so pretty dream team, had a whole workshop in the trunk and did not need it once), and moved on to the next capital/interesting city. No Navigation Systems required and the coastside of croatia, well we decided when we find the right girl one day, we will pick our bikes and take those roads with the girls on the back. So so far for the trip. The hardest part was the last one, and it was the dumbest one. Completely tired got into the car on sunday at 5am in Ljubljana and went back home 700km till 12-13pm. Damn that I am never going to do again.
So after the roadtrip I actually kept the car for another 4 months as a daily and done around 10k km on it. It never missed a beat there, too. But fuel economy was bad and so I went on to my now daily E34 520i with lpg conversion. Cause with the rest of the car everything was perfect. I actually sold the car for 550€ so I did 14.000km for around 70€ loss in value, show me a car that can do that…..you will not find one. So I hope you enjoyed it here are some pictures of the nature we took.
hope you enjoyed it reading, we enjoyed it doing very much….:! Pictures of the selling are on my other Computer. i will upload them soon.