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    **Look what I found**

    So Im minding my business driving down the street and what do I see an 850i convertible. I know bmw didn't make a convertible 850 but it looks factory to me sorry about the angles but I was driving when I took the pics
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    That's pretty cool. There's a factory E34 M5 convertible in the factory's possession. That's a cool car too. So many good ideas they didn't take advantage of.
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    Wow that is pritty cool. Nice find.

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    You should post this in the 8 series forum, I wonder how many of the guys in there know about it. Looks pretty nifty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garf View Post
    You should post this in the 8 series forum, I wonder how many of the guys in there know about it. Looks pretty nifty.
    I'll link it up.
    Last edited by rchan11; 05-14-2010 at 11:53 PM.

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    i like

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    Pretty cool. I think Ive seen other pics of a red one that was a vert.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aokenomon View Post
    So Im minding my business driving down the street and what do I see an 850i convertible. I know bmw didn't make a convertible 850 but it looks factory to me sorry about the angles but I was driving when I took the pics
    About 15 years ago there were a couple of custom shops doing 8 series convertible conversions. I used to see a couple of them running around South Central L.A. when i worked there in the 90's, both were driven by high rollin gangstas
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    BMW tried to make a convertible version but the car was too unstable. There are still two factory prototypes (one red and the other one black) existing and you can visit bouth in germany. The red one is in munich at the BMW Classic Museum and the other in hanover.




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