5021Re: [bmw e28] Re: last legs
- Mar 15, 2007There are a lot of E28's here in the San Francisco &
the Bay Area. Mine has zero rust on it.
Keith '84 533i
--- bimmernutjob <bimmernutjob@...> wrote:
> what part of canada ?____________________________________________________________________________________
> I have two 528e's that can move, cheap.
> A. ( located 35 south of canadian border/ south of
> winnepeg )
> 1984 528e 5 speed
> 160k ?
> under carriage has some rust spots, but car is solid
> outer body is good with some minor issues
> strut towers are fine
> struts/suspension needs work
> 5th gear is questionable
> rear end and drive shaft are smooth at any speed
> power sunroof
> color Saphire ( metallic light blue/silver )
> cloth interior /blue driver's seat needs replacing
> some of under dash wiring has been canabalized for
> my 533
> B. ( located in Minneapolis )
> 1984 528e 4 speed automatic
> *transmision is not working/ only reverse
> new replaced "drag link" steering stabalizer bar
> new replaced front struts OEM
> new replaced front rotors
> new replaced alternator
> new replaced starter
> pearl beige leather interior mint condition
> body overall good condition /minor rust or body work
> exterior bahama beige
> --- In bmwe28@..., Blake Nancarrow
> <blaken@...> wrote:
> > 528e fans...
> > The old girl is dying. I can't seem to repair her
> fast enough... Just
> > put new tires on the beast but sprung a leak.
> Battled with rusty and
> > thinwalled fuel lines last weekend and got her
> running again. For now.
> > Ready to swap in the new front left wheel hub.
> I'll install the new
> > lower control arm at the same time. Then new tie
> rods. Assuming
> > nothing else breaks this week.
> > At 564000 kilometres and many harsh Canadian
> winters and a lot of abuse
> > on race tracks, I think this might be the last
> > Dry those eyes, chins up! I am foolishly
> considering a replacement of,
> > yes, the same vintage. But I'd like to find a
> "clean" car, meaning
> > rust-free.
> > I'm starting to check the AutoTrader.com for E28
> cars. I have two 1984
> > 528e cars now so a fair number of parts...
> > The 535 is an option but not my first choice; M5
> is out of my snack
> > bracket. Mileage is not really critical. Colour
> not important. Paint
> > condition not important. Manual; not automatic.
> Sunroof would be nice
> > (did they all have that?). Seat condition not
> important. Chassis,
> > floorboards, shock towers needs to be very free of
> rust. Dents and
> > scratches OK but panels should be in good overall
> > All of you in Texas and Florida and Missouri and
> parts south (i.e. road
> > salt free)? Maybe you can keep an eye out. If
> you know of a wrecker
> > with a good car with blown engine... Someone
> selling their old baby.
> > Or a barn car. I'll take good care of it.
> > cheers,
> > Blake
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