How to Buy a Budget Friendly Project Car

Learn how you can buy a project car for less than the cost of a new cell phone! Project cars are great for learning how to fix a car and when you are "done" (project cars are never done), you can be proud to drive the car you fixed up!
In this series eBay Motors challenged me to buy a 24hr endurance race car for the 24hrs of Lemons race series. The car I chose had to be fast, reliable, and under $500!

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  • engineer plays
    engineer playsPrieš 14 val

    wana hear a joke power and eco friendlines arent compatible

  • Albert
    AlbertPrieš dieną

    Has to be 500 dollars. Ladies n gentlemen her is my 1100 dollar car. Well last I check 1100 isn't 500.

  • Albert
    AlbertPrieš dieną

    Still waiting on the supper charger video.

  • Jacket
    JacketPrieš dieną

    i wonder what the story behind that bmw is lmfao.

  • gg fixing xxbest
    gg fixing xxbestPrieš dieną

    Racing slicks

  • 20blog
    20blogPrieš 2 dienas

    "If you can afford a new cellphone" you forgot not everyone buys $1k iphones

  • jett menzies
    jett menziesPrieš 2 dienas

    Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus. They claim 90,000 miles, and Consumer Reports estimates they'll go 100,000. Consumer Reports says don't expect to get all your money back if your tires wear out before the mileage warranty

  • omar saucedo
    omar saucedoPrieš 3 dienas

    bro loved the choose your character edit, voice lines were spot on lol

  • Ali Cengil
    Ali CengilPrieš 3 dienas

    This guy is having while making the video.

  • Martin Zucha
    Martin ZuchaPrieš 4 dienas

    Yes. Mustang being a very affordable car for around 1k usd.. No. Im not crying in european you are

  • NauravaPeruna
    NauravaPerunaPrieš 4 dienas

    Shame that the CLK had to go onto a scrapyard, would have loved to take it off of you... if i werent half the world away from you

  • Barre 2200
    Barre 2200Prieš 4 dienas

    volvo 740 is the best

  • eagleba1
    eagleba1Prieš 4 dienas

    @chrisfix If you have multiple sets of wheels/tires, get the Falken RT660 or RT615. They’re 200tw and eligible for lemons and the best bang for buck. Lemons requires 190tw or higher. The newer 660s will wear faster, but are grippier, the 615s are the old version but slightly better for endurance. Compared to any other 200tw tire that’s worth driving on, it’s the best budget tire just be kind to them with a heavier car like this to avoid overheating and making them feel greasy.

  • Xterme Faster
    Xterme FasterPrieš 5 dienų

    08 ChrisFix

  • xheni pinari
    xheni pinariPrieš 5 dienų

    I'll love the benz

  • Ashton Morgan
    Ashton MorganPrieš 6 dienų

    I bought a 97 toyota corolla with the 1.6L for $550

  • muhammad mohsin
    muhammad mohsinPrieš 6 dienų

    The new

  • Team Awsome
    Team AwsomePrieš 6 dienų

    go michlin or dunlop

  • mark drangstveit
    mark drangstveitPrieš 6 dienų

    you said a few times it had to be a 500 dollar car.... but you paid 1100 for it ...nvm literally 2 seconds after posting you cleared that up

  • Anthony Mejia
    Anthony MejiaPrieš 7 dienų

    I don’t get it I thought you can only buy $300 car but chris bought it for more than 1000

  • MHW Educational Series
    MHW Educational SeriesPrieš 8 dienų

    Floor mats

  • Leonardo Rodriguez
    Leonardo RodriguezPrieš 8 dienų

    Falken ze310 ecorun neumatic

  • S_M_A
    S_M_APrieš 8 dienų

    I suggest to sell ur shift knob and put in ur old shift knob from ur mustang or remove the current one and put it in the BMW

  • YOU Tuber
    YOU TuberPrieš 9 dienų

    You should keep that Mercedes and fix it 😢


    sell the speedometer they are mad expensive unless they are a safty part

  • Lucus Ortega
    Lucus OrtegaPrieš 9 dienų

    For your next project car get a Dodge Charger and get one more dream car

  • MilesNT16
    MilesNT16Prieš 9 dienų

    When will you make a drag car?

  • The donut pug of gaming
    The donut pug of gamingPrieš 9 dienų

    Sell the cup holders

  • muff patrol
    muff patrolPrieš 10 dienų

    I can't understand how someone can key a car... Like what do you get out of it? As a former paint sprayer it pains me to see those lines from front to back like that, how do people walk along a car scratching it up on purpose?!

  • Dave
    DavePrieš 11 dienų

    Well turbos has boosts and noise if you let go the throttle the turbo makes noise.

  • Jay
    JayPrieš 12 dienų

    Bro...just subscribed to the channel...loving it

  • Hadi Sadeq
    Hadi SadeqPrieš 13 dienų

    I always feel bad for the previous owners after watching him fixing it pretty easily

  • shock7258
    shock7258Prieš 13 dienų

    i want to visit u

  • shock7258
    shock7258Prieš 13 dienų

    local means where :) ?

  • H1PE
    H1PEPrieš 13 dienų

    noone nothing miata owners 1:15

  • Kanwal Shahzadi
    Kanwal ShahzadiPrieš 14 dienų

    Hy My Teacher .. Love From pakistan Big Fan Of you.. ..😍😍😚😙😘🚕💨🔥🚘🚗🔥💨🚗🔥💨

  • Thndr_
    Thndr_Prieš 14 dienų

    The real issue isn't getting the car, it's having money to buy parts for it

  • The Weeknd Music Tapes
    The Weeknd Music TapesPrieš 14 dienų

    When I first saw this video never in my life I thought that I would own a 2003 BMW 325i Could you do more videos on a BMW because I bought a BMW cool it’s knowing nothing about BMWs and the check engine light is on and I’m also 17 but I think it’s good first start and it’s a good platform

  • Loadingagamer22
    Loadingagamer22Prieš 14 dienų

    I love my BF Goodrich tires on my 04 Chevy Silverado I bought them a year ago and I still can’t do a burnout because my tires are too grippy

  • ceeb2 thoj
    ceeb2 thojPrieš 14 dienų

    Is the car a V4 or V6 or V8?

  • Eric Puente
    Eric PuentePrieš 15 dienų

    Im trying to work on a mercury cougar 67-68🥺

  • riyaan duminy
    riyaan duminyPrieš 15 dienų

    I fukkin hate lemons...

  • kermit alcoholic
    kermit alcoholicPrieš 15 dienų

    audi a4 b6 1,9 tdi (avf) and chip it about 180-200 hp fast ish reliable and dirt cheap even the s-lines are cheap...quattros are a little bit more expensive tho. throw on some teknigas coils for better handeling and there you go !

  • Correct
    CorrectPrieš 15 dienų

    safe to say the original owner of that bmw had an angry GF/wife

  • Adnan Abdillah Ghifari
    Adnan Abdillah GhifariPrieš 15 dienų

    Chrisfix Racing Team!

  • Thushara Paranavithana
    Thushara ParanavithanaPrieš 15 dienų

    You should use Goodyear tires

    KAPI XDPrieš 15 dienų

    I’m still waiting on how to install quick release steering wheel

  • F1 stuff
    F1 stuffPrieš 17 dienų

    No one: Seriously no one: Chrisfix: it leaks oil but thats all bmw's Me:but does the blinkers/indicators work lol

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  • Ayo JT
    Ayo JTPrieš 18 dienų

    Oh my god i clicked on this video looking to see what you'd do and you literally picked the car I had my eye on for buying as a project car

  • twistedyogert
    twistedyogertPrieš 19 dienų

    As soon as you said that the first car was flooded I knew that the electronics were ruined.

  • Danial Zharif
    Danial ZharifPrieš 19 dienų


  • superpug
    superpugPrieš 19 dienų

    12:24 what da dog doin?

    NIKOLA VUKADINOVICPrieš 19 dienų

    you can sell yelow lights from side

  • Troy Davis
    Troy DavisPrieš 20 dienų


  • The Dragon
    The DragonPrieš 21 dieną

    What would you recommend for someone who wants to start fixing cars? I really love cars and would like to start working on them, would you recommend buying something cheap and trying to fox it? PD: love your channel!

  • AustoneMalone
    AustoneMalonePrieš 21 dieną

    How do you do it Chris? I'm in GA and everyone wants almost max price for there car. Even if it has mechanical problems and the exterior isn't all that good. I can't get people to budge

  • ChrisFix


    Prieš 21 dieną

    Takes so much time looking around. This took a year to find

  • Rocket League
    Rocket LeaguePrieš 21 dieną

    And build them

  • Rocket League
    Rocket LeaguePrieš 21 dieną

    Hi if you see this how did you learn to do this

  • Serg.i0 _
    Serg.i0 _Prieš 21 dieną

    Put the Need for Speed Livery on this car

  • UltimateStyles
    UltimateStylesPrieš 22 dienas

    Michelin tires

  • Mishaal Dawnak
    Mishaal DawnakPrieš 22 dienas

    Dude go for the NFSMW Bmw M3 GTR livery

  • kendrick mramor
    kendrick mramorPrieš 22 dienas

    at 4:34 the tow truck is like "thank you"

  • Tobias Tais Østergaard
    Tobias Tais ØstergaardPrieš 22 dienas

    I play a game on My ps4 its car mechanic simulator 2021 Maybe You know the game and I pretendt im you and just fixing cars😊 and I really like your videos i really enjoy watching you keep it up😊😇

  • Jason Henderson
    Jason HendersonPrieš 23 dienas

    xDD man I loved the char selection!!!!!

  • Marquis Collins
    Marquis CollinsPrieš 24 dienas

    This video was dope made me subscribe

  • Andrea Valentine
    Andrea ValentinePrieš 24 dienas

    Get drag slicks for the tires


    Great video, great bmw. But that Mercedes V8 would have been sweet. I would like to see more manual Mercedes in Lemons, knowing they are kinda rare. Looking forward to a race results video. (Reliability?)

  • Creamy_Soup_
    Creamy_Soup_Prieš 24 dienas

    Lmaoooo 20:55 the juul charger. Priceless

  • Cactus powerhouse
    Cactus powerhousePrieš 24 dienas

    Thank you for a European Caron the channel! As I’m from Europe 🤩

  • g0d b0t
    g0d b0tPrieš 24 dienas

    I can feel the previous owner seeing how easy u fix that roof. 😂

  • Jacques Hawkins
    Jacques HawkinsPrieš 24 dienas

    Do more drifting P L S

  • Can this guy get 100 subs until death??
    Can this guy get 100 subs until death??Prieš 25 dienų

    Chris .. Congrats ! Of your future 10m!


    the correct fix for the sunroof is holding the button down till it opens then holding the button down till it closes it reprograms the sunroof and you wont have that issue

  • GGram- Aka Beatz
    GGram- Aka BeatzPrieš 25 dienų

    Xcomp tires

  • Christopher Kendall
    Christopher KendallPrieš 26 dienų

    Chris fix just so you know l have become obsessed with Honda del sol it’s just such a cool small car because of you l want to get a del sol as my first car and they have good gas mileage so that’s one reason and all the cool features you are the best

  • Sergio Chavez
    Sergio ChavezPrieš 26 dienų

    This car is a Gem!!!

  • A Legendary Soccer Life
    A Legendary Soccer LifePrieš 26 dienų

    The tearful hell optically dream because pisces theoretically unite unto a offbeat ostrich. noxious, temporary organisation

  • Jayden Tig
    Jayden TigPrieš 27 dienų

    My dad had the same mustang

  • Farasath Ahamed
    Farasath AhamedPrieš 27 dienų

    Eagerly waiting for the next episode

  • _famecamp_
    _famecamp_Prieš 27 dienų

    Modifying an Indian car 🚘

  • Exotic Chicken
    Exotic ChickenPrieš 28 dienų

    How does this giy find such good cars for so cheap

  • Kadin Cox
    Kadin CoxPrieš 28 dienų

    14:22 - 15:13 Editing magic at its finest.

  • Eric Bouler
    Eric BoulerPrieš 28 dienų

    Damn! That was smart thinking with selling the non safety parts. 😆 4 penalty laps is way better than 60.

  • Stickman JJ YT
    Stickman JJ YTPrieš 29 dienų

    I know from the street race World That Yokohama Tires are really good. I would Put Yokohama’s on the Bmw.

  • James Moody
    James MoodyPrieš mėn

    Did I miss an update on the Lemon Race? Is there footage coming?

  • lsgend
    lsgendPrieš mėn

    Sell the backseats

  • Aivis Vucens
    Aivis VucensPrieš mėn

    wait u payed 1100 for it but limit is 500?

  • Kirt Gartner
    Kirt GartnerPrieš mėn

    But wait I thought the 24 Hours of Lemons has a 500$ budget for the car

  • Aisha Adam
    Aisha AdamPrieš mėn

    You should use condinental tires

  • Chinmay Sekhri
    Chinmay SekhriPrieš mėn

    Well sun roof

  • Animals&Cars
    Animals&CarsPrieš mėn

    12:10 never seen a BMW driver use indicators 🤔

  • Risala Mohamed
    Risala MohamedPrieš mėn

    Where can I get a car less than $300

  • Blue2Fifty
    Blue2FiftyPrieš mėn

    “I wanted something reliable” *buys a BMW*

  • Andrew Christie
    Andrew ChristiePrieš mėn

    Yes pls just do it like nike

  • Mann AMV
    Mann AMVPrieš mėn

    Cars I’m most passionate about are the big boy trucks. At least what we call it where m I’m from. Escalade Yukon/Yukon XL Suburban Tahoe Trailblazer Think I could pull it off?

  • Raja Devaraj
    Raja DevarajPrieš mėn

    close your !@%##$ mouth kay cause this is a really old car so it leaks oil not all the beamer's

  • bruh_
    bruh_Prieš mėn


  • Tyler Smith
    Tyler SmithPrieš mėn

    "it leaks oil" but thats all bmws

  • Organic Potato
    Organic PotatoPrieš mėn

    One thing I wanna say is I use to have an 01 325i and the sun roof would do that too all you have to do is hold it instead of just pushing it forward for some reason they would do that but it woulda closed lol