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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 09-22-2006, 02:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New to BMWs, bought an '85 325e.

Hey everyone, my name is Stoney and I'm totally new to BMWs. I bought this 1985 325e for my girlfriend a couple weeks ago and she loves it.


The thing is super-clean and only had 110,000 on it.
It's an automatic, and I beleive I've been told it has a 2.7l in it?
I'm a big fan of imports and I'd love to get to know as much as possible about this car. I'm a big Audi, VW, Porsche guy so I'm ready to add BMW to my brain.
Well, I'm sure I'll be posting up soon. Peace. ~Stoney


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Lol, of course it's got to be GotKraut from VW Vortex lol. Peace. ~Stoney
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shes lookin goood...the cars too haha

Hey Kraut, thanks man lol. It's nice to have an almost (fiance) permanent model in my life! I was going to go black on black with my 'rocco but I think I'm going to stick with the stock gold and maybe some black rims. Things change though lol. This E30 is sick though, she's going to drive in auto-cross this year with it just for fun. Peace. ~Stoney
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That has 110K on it?! It looks brand new! Is the interior that clean too?
I wish the previous owners of my E30 had taken half as much care as yours...

You'll like this place, plenty of helpful people...
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That has 110K on it?! It looks brand new! Is the interior that clean too?
I wish the previous owners of my E30 had taken half as much care as yours...

You'll like this place, plenty of helpful people...
The best part is, what I paid for it. how much do you think? ~Stoney
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Yeah! I'm glad I found her bro! She's a very, very cool woman and I love her to death. I can't wait to get her a faster car though. ~Stoney
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Will do. I'm going to go looking for an over-heating problem today so that will be my intro to BMW other than some cracked fuel lines I had to replace. I'm located in beautiful Bozeman, MT. The land of tons of oh so curvascious back roads with speed limits of 75. Peace. ~Stoney
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I would say is worth between $4-5K, but something tells me you got this for much cheaper... 2 grand?

My dad bought my poor little 318i at an impound auction for about $400, and something tells me I'll end up spending lots more getting it back into shape...
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