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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 03-16-2005, 09:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well my mechanic called today and I thought FINALY IM GETTING MY CAR BACK!! Wrong anwser...The front drive shaft is worn to the point where he feels that it should be replaced because if it go's I'll be screwed again. $500 bucks just for the drive shaft! Thier insane..It's a little piece of metal. He found a used one for $350 but damn ...that's just insane!! I'm to the point now where it may be time to sell the bimmer and move up to an e36! Anyone know if the drive shaft on my ix is the same as all bimmers or is this yet another speacalty part!!
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Well, since it's the front driveshaft, and BMW doesn't make front-wheel-drive cars, it's not likely to match anything but a 325ix.
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Well, since it's the front driveshaft, and BMW doesn't make front-wheel-drive cars, it's not likely to match anything but a 325ix.
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good point...He just built it back up for now. with cathlic school,taxs and the trannie I just didn't have the extra cash to do it right now. I know I'll kick myself later.
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