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omarphi215 02-17-2013 04:21 AM

Finally back in an e30
 
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Just bought a 1988 325 convertible!
114,00 on the dash (which looks brand new) only one small dent on the trunk, virtually no rust, brand new soft top, and a red paint job that still shines. After purchase I drove it 1.5 hours from cape may to Philly without a single hiccup. And to think I only paid $1500!
Needs a D/S door adjustment (door closes but the door latch is faulty), a D/S rear turn signal and some minor cosmetic work. Car fax report was clean..only one accident (trunk dent) I have one pic and will post more later.
I plan on taking it to VAC motorsports to get a full inspection to ensure there are no hidden or potential issues. I also plan on swapping out the auto later this summer for a 5spd. Any suggestions on what else needs to be done right away? It's been awhile and I'm no mechanic. Thx!

a228380 02-17-2013 08:22 AM

if the timeing belt has not been serviced then do it now, and change the water pump.

when i picked up mine, i serviced the transmission, changed the oil in the rear end, did the timing belt, water pump, thermostate and flushed the system. great car. i drive mine from florida to massachusettes every year without a worry.


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