Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > Classifieds > For Sale > Other BMW Parts
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-09-2008, 11:01 AM   #1
JamesEH
1st Gear Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 4
1988 325i Auto Grey/rust on Grey for sale - Great for parts

1988 325i Grey/Rust on Grey leather Auto
332,000km on body - 260,000km on engine
$800

The short story on the car is the timing belt tensioner broke 2.5 years ago (previous goof only changed the belt) so I took it as a challenge to swap in another engine. No leaks, but 3 winters of use, with pre-existing rust, and a bubble near the sunroof that exploded this year into a massive malignant roof scar, make it not worth any more effort.

The Bad:
RUST! Nasty roof rust near sunroof. Not the panel itself, but the roof starting at the seamÖ along bottom of doors, probably the floors are going, rear trunk, etc. etc.
Shite muffler fell off at the end of winter so itís without one right now. I have a stainless steel one you could have with the purchase of the rest of the car
Been sitting for 3 months, so the brakes are pretty much toast.
Door window seems Iím pretty sure leak, or at least on the drivers side. The drivers floor area has been getting damp Ė especially with non-stop rain this summer.
There is a small leak from the steering rack, or one of it's connectors. I topped up every month to two months.
The body and tires are a carrier for all the parts listed below.

The Usable:
Grey leather heated seats Ė Driver seat back has come off, but I still have it. Looks like the brass clips have broken. If you can fashion a way to keep it on, then the seats are pretty decent.
13 button OBC
Dash no cracks
Fully working cluster
Shitty OEM tape deck that crackles if itís not on the CD player when using volume knob (Electronic De-oxit might cure it) I have the code.
Panasonic 6-Disc trunk mount CD player with crappily mounted trunk sub and ampĖ Controls tastfully mounted behind right hand side of the steering wheel on dash
rust free sun roof panel - I'll confirm to be sure.
Hood is in decent condition
3 out of 4 window regulators
Passenger side fog lamp
Unmounted stainless steel exhaust
The following items were all done 2 years ago or 20,000km
Alternator
Engine Mounts
Transmission mounts
Exhaust to Auto transmission bracket
Exhaust hangers (don't work if the exhaust hook rusts off)
Timing Belt, Alternator, Power steering belts
All hoses
Mechanical Engine Fan
Fan shroud
Fan clutch
Ignition coil, wires, plugs, cap and rotor
Oxygen sensor
Waterpump, thermostat
Guibo Flex disc
Fuel Pump
Fuel Filter
Engine seals - Does not leak oil
Good oil pan

Iíll try to get some pics of the various bits, but keep in mind, the body isnít worth photographing except for the sunroof.

The car should be towed. No muffler, and brakes that haven't been used in three months should be a deterrent to driving it far.

I should also point out that I'm lazy, and don't want to part anything.
Attached are two photos that show the interior, although they are older shots.

If the price is too high, let me know - if it's too low, giggle and come get it.
Thanks for looking,

PM or email to james dot hodgkinson at gmail dot com preferred.
-James.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg BMW-dash-small.jpg (29.3 KB, 124 views)
File Type: jpg BMW-rear-seats-small.jpg (26.1 KB, 124 views)
JamesEH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2008, 05:04 PM   #2
craz azn
6th Gear Member
 
craz azn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Port Perry
Posts: 7,532
Send a message via MSN to craz azn
Any more pics of the outside/rust?
__________________

Rippin' Proper | Youtube | Vimeo |
craz azn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2008, 07:20 PM   #3
JamesEH
1st Gear Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 4
I'll try to take some tonight... if they don't turn out, I'll try tomorrow. Unfortunately I'll have to wait until tomorrow morning to post them.

I also wanted to point out - I'm not looking to make loads of cash. I would rather someone get something out of the parts than the wrecker. The bigger ticket items (alternator, fuel pump) would be nice to have on hand for myself, but I won't be needing those for a long time.

Also, all glass is in good condition.
JamesEH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2008, 09:52 AM   #4
JamesEH
1st Gear Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 4
Here's some shots from this morning... pardon the dew. I have the front lip as well, which isn't pictured on the car.

-James.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg full-body-shot.jpg (69.1 KB, 66 views)
File Type: jpg side-shot.jpg (46.1 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg exhaust-and-seat-back.jpg (7.3 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0107.jpg (34.3 KB, 64 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0109.jpg (26.3 KB, 63 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0110.jpg (21.0 KB, 64 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0113.jpg (32.9 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0114.jpg (33.4 KB, 64 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0108.jpg (33.9 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0112.jpg (50.3 KB, 64 views)
JamesEH is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

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 On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2014