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3386Re: [bmw e28] 533 accident update

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  • KK P
    Mar 9, 2005
      Andrew,
      I have limited space here in the City. Also would have
      no idea on how I would dipose of the rest of the car.
      Thanx for the info though, I appreciate your time.
      Keith



      --- andrew graham <thelast_graham@...> wrote:
      > i know someone who wants to sell his 533i for around
      > 500...... has arround 150,000 i believe and no
      > computer good transmission and whatever..... this is
      > in vallejo......so if you would like i could give
      > the guy a call for you.... you would have to drive
      > down here to see it......the car is not drivable
      > becuase there is no ECU....my # is 707 704 8527...
      > give me a cal if you want to set up an appointment
      > with him.... -andrew
      >
      > KK P <bigdogsfman@...> wrote:
      > Well Group,
      >
      > Here's the latest on that November wreck.
      > Turns out that the transmission was not damaged.
      > A broken drive shaft was the problem.
      > After that was repaired and my black beauty came out
      > of the body shop, oil began spilling out of the
      > engine.
      > I always had an oil leak.
      > One quart every 400 hundred miles.
      > Now my mechanic wants to put in a rebuilt engine.
      > Or rebuild my old one.
      > The costs are the same, $3000 US
      > (More than the car is worth, according to my
      > insurance
      > company)
      > My engine has over 200,000 miles on it.
      >
      > Should I put in another 533 or go to the 535 engine?
      >
      > People say I should just junk the car and buy
      > something else.
      >
      > I love my ride.
      > It's in excellent condition, no rust.
      >
      > Does anyone have any comments?
      >
      > Thanks, Keith in San Francisco
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- Keith <bigdogsfman@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I have an automatic performance transmission that
      > is
      > > a 4 speed
      > > w/overdrive.(w/boost button under the gas pedal)
      > > Also has limited
      > > slip dif. I recently rear ended an unmarked police
      > > cruiser with
      > > limited exterior damage to both cars. My Problem:
      > > the tranny has been
      > > severely damaged due to the accident. Now I am
      > > worried that I will
      > > need special shop to replace the unit. Is there
      > any
      > > thing I should be
      > > worried about. Any help would be sincerely
      > > appreciated. Thank you,
      > > Keith in San Francisco
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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