5019Re: last legs
- Mar 13, 2007-What price range are you looking for? I have an 528e 85 in Tenessee
thats in pretty hood shape. No rust I have quite a bit into the
restoration, but my health is not that good and I can't work on her
as much as I like
-- In bmwe28@..., Blake Nancarrow <blaken@...> wrote:
> 528e fans...
> The old girl is dying. I can't seem to repair her fast enough...
> put new tires on the beast but sprung a leak. Battled with rustyand
> thinwalled fuel lines last weekend and got her running again. Fornow.
> Ready to swap in the new front left wheel hub. I'll install the
> lower control arm at the same time. Then new tie rods. Assumingabuse
> nothing else breaks this week.
> At 564000 kilometres and many harsh Canadian winters and a lot of
> on race tracks, I think this might be the last winter.of,
> Dry those eyes, chins up! I am foolishly considering a replacement
> yes, the same vintage. But I'd like to find a "clean" car, meaning1984
> I'm starting to check the AutoTrader.com for E28 cars. I have two
> 528e cars now so a fair number of parts...snack
> The 535 is an option but not my first choice; M5 is out of my
> bracket. Mileage is not really critical. Colour not important.Paint
> condition not important. Manual; not automatic. Sunroof would benice
> (did they all have that?). Seat condition not important. Chassis,road
> floorboards, shock towers needs to be very free of rust. Dents and
> scratches OK but panels should be in good overall shape.
> All of you in Texas and Florida and Missouri and parts south (i.e.
> salt free)? Maybe you can keep an eye out. If you know of awrecker
> with a good car with blown engine... Someone selling their oldbaby.
> Or a barn car. I'll take good care of it.
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