Euro Parts - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 12-11-2004, 05:59 PM
Teh Peetsa Gai
 
ldsbeaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Havelock, NC
Posts: 3,478
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute
(Thread Starter)
Well, I just found out that I will spending the first half of next year in germany. I was just wondering if anyone knows about availability of used parts there? For some reason, I'm thinking that they have junk yards full of old bimmers there, just like they have junkyards full of old chevy's here. Am I just plain wrong, or what? I'm really looking forward to finally getting some euro parts for my 325 without paying the middle man. (And maybe I can sell a few parts on ebay as well, I love USPS on bases overseas) Mostly I'm looking at getting some bumpers, headlights, rims, oh and don't forget.. the coveted euro engines. So what do you guys think? Any native germans in here that are going to burst my bubble?

P.S. oh and did I mention that the Nurburgring is only a couple hours away? And you can buy laps for the weekend... does it get any better than this?


Drive on, Bimmerheads.

'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
'04 x3 3.0i: Wife's Bimmer (manual, woot!)
My BMW Blog
ldsbeaker is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 12-11-2004, 08:44 PM
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Kansas City, MO USA
Posts: 200
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
KC Ron Carter is an unknown quantity at this point
Glass sunroofs, oil coolers, and the spare tire fuel tanks, are some easy money makers.

But after the Autobaun the need to go to a track is greatly diminished.

Be sure to go to Munich to the BMW Museum.

Later,
KC Ron Carter is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 12-11-2004, 11:04 PM
Teh Peetsa Gai
 
ldsbeaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Havelock, NC
Posts: 3,478
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute
(Thread Starter)
thanks, didn't even think about the bmw museum... that ought to be awesome.. maybe I'll finally get to see a 507 or an M1 up close... eh?


Drive on, Bimmerheads.

'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
'04 x3 3.0i: Wife's Bimmer (manual, woot!)
My BMW Blog
ldsbeaker is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 12-11-2004, 11:23 PM
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 332
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
3serbmdubya is an unknown quantity at this point
take pictures?

<img src='http://img73.exs.cx/img73/8618/post-4-1069548360.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
3serbmdubya is offline  
#5 (permalink) Old 12-11-2004, 11:43 PM
3rd Gear Member
 
WarNox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 780
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
WarNox is an unknown quantity at this point
the autobahn is a great place!!!! i've just been with my family nd we drove from Frankfurt all the way down south to austria! we only had a peugeot and were going 180km/h and the new 5 series bmw just flew past ) tht was a great moment!! oh and i saw the bmw building with the massive bmw sign on it when we drove trough munich, not sure what it was but yeah!!!!

<img src='http://www.geocities.com/thereisnothinglikeabmw/mycar1.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
WarNox is offline  
#6 (permalink) Old 12-12-2004, 04:16 AM
5th Gear Member
 
guywithblack88e30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Downey, California
Posts: 1,252
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
guywithblack88e30 is an unknown quantity at this point
if ur lucky u might even see some of the turbo charged e30's i heard theres a lot of those


Member of got its raining(in Members Lounge) to 100, 237, 250, &amp; 300 pages club...
Member of 3 Pedel club...
Member of ran away from cop using DRIFTING not speed(ok a little speed)...
guywithblack88e30 is offline  
#7 (permalink) Old 12-13-2004, 01:12 AM
5th Gear Member
 
guywithblack88e30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Downey, California
Posts: 1,252
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
guywithblack88e30 is an unknown quantity at this point
dude if the price is right i would search junkyard for euro bumpers u can make easy money for those in staes hell i would get a set of u but if u get computer access while out there make sure you still hit up the forums with whats up out there


Member of got its raining(in Members Lounge) to 100, 237, 250, &amp; 300 pages club...
Member of 3 Pedel club...
Member of ran away from cop using DRIFTING not speed(ok a little speed)...
guywithblack88e30 is offline  
#8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2004, 10:24 AM
Teh Peetsa Gai
 
ldsbeaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Havelock, NC
Posts: 3,478
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute
(Thread Starter)
Hey guys,
Don't worry, I will be more than willing to hook up some people while I'm out there, if everything works out right. I won't even gouge you like some people on ebay will. I should have email and internet access while I'm out there, so believe me, I'll be in touch. I'll probably be on the r3vlimited forum too, so watch out!

Drive on, Bimmerheads.

'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
'04 x3 3.0i: Wife's Bimmer (manual, woot!)
My BMW Blog
ldsbeaker is offline  
#9 (permalink) Old 12-13-2004, 07:38 PM
Official Bimmerwerkz Biscuit Distributer
 
spiff325is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,752
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of
Send a message via AIM to spiff325is
dude, if you get an Mtech kit for the E30, and if all the pieces are already red or if they are in good conidition, i might buy them off you. but thats an iff......you get them...

I hate: people who haven't died yet that I hate.
L337 Co-Founding Assistant Executive Director Product Maker of Sunset Sig's Inc.
2000 BMW M Coupe - Dakar-II - S52

"You gotta fix the nut behind the wheel before you fix the bolts on the car"
spiff325is is offline  
#10 (permalink) Old 12-14-2004, 12:15 PM
Teh Peetsa Gai
 
ldsbeaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Havelock, NC
Posts: 3,478
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute ldsbeaker has a reputation beyond repute
(Thread Starter)
spiff,
I don't know how rare those kits are in Europe, but I have to tell you that I will be looking for a kit for my car first. After that, no problem. You will be number 1 on the list. I will probably be leaving during January, so save your pennies till then.
I can't gaurantee anything, but they are telling us to plan to be in Germany for 6 months.


adam

p.s. you guys never told me if there are junkyards in germany comparable to the ones we have here in the states! This might all be moot!

'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
'04 x3 3.0i: Wife's Bimmer (manual, woot!)
My BMW Blog
ldsbeaker is offline  
#11 (permalink) Old 12-14-2004, 03:47 PM
Official Bimmerwerkz Biscuit Distributer
 
spiff325is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,752
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of spiff325is has much to be proud of
Send a message via AIM to spiff325is
thats cool. if i went id shop for myself first too, lol. no worries. ill definetly be saving, but if you find any extra's in Mtech parts for the E30, itd be great if you could help me out with that, thanks man.

I hate: people who haven't died yet that I hate.
L337 Co-Founding Assistant Executive Director Product Maker of Sunset Sig's Inc.
2000 BMW M Coupe - Dakar-II - S52

"You gotta fix the nut behind the wheel before you fix the bolts on the car"
spiff325is is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Parting Out '85 Euro 325e BMW@JMU 3-Series (E21, E30) 5 07-24-2005 10:57 AM
Parting Out '85 Euro 325e BMW@JMU OEM Parts 0 07-13-2005 04:08 PM
How Many Parts Make Up An Stock E36? Delmarco 3-Series (E36) 21 01-04-2005 01:11 AM
parts mikempower Classifieds Sell & Buy 1 03-22-2004 01:39 AM
Lots of Very Cheap Parts - Central NJ Pickup Only! detour54 Classifieds Sell & Buy 1 03-16-2004 10:51 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome