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Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By JCDillon
That is excellent advice, Catso, I didn't think...

That is excellent advice, Catso, I didn't think of that. I spoke with Jim at Bav Auto and he helped me to find the part. It's $46 from them plus shipping. I called the local dealer and they have the...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-04-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By JCDillon
Found the problem...uh oh...

Well, I found the offending, click...
It seems as if this part broke! (see pics) The manual I have calls it the Front Door Retarder. The bottom mounting plate sheared right off of the main...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-03-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By JCDillon
This weekends project

Thanks to everyone for your comments/suggestions.

I am going to try and tackle the door plate issue this weekend, time permitting. I'll see if I can make some headway on it. I plan to order the...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 11-30-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By JCDillon
That is exactly what it appears to be. I have it...

That is exactly what it appears to be. I have it in my '89 e24.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-25-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By JCDillon
That's very cool! I can't wait to take the first...

That's very cool! I can't wait to take the first road trip with my '89. Looks very similair to yours.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-13-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By JCDillon
Thanks, Catso. I'll lube up the latch mechanism...

Thanks, Catso. I'll lube up the latch mechanism and see what happens.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-12-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By JCDillon
Drivers side door not closing easily

On my 89 E24, the driver's side door will not close without really slamming it into place. Also, when I open it, it makes a loud "crack! crack" sound. Is there some sort of an adjustment that can be...
Forum: 6 Series 10-09-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By JCDillon
Well, the 635 was a car that I always thought was...

Well, the 635 was a car that I always thought was so unique in its design. This one was just kind of "menat to be", as my acquisition of it wasn't something I was looking for. It just kind of...
Forum: 6 Series 10-07-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By JCDillon
I'll do that. Next week I plan to get it to a...

I'll do that. Next week I plan to get it to a shop that specializes in German cars. I spoke to him on Tuesday. British guy owns the shop, said he used to own a 635 years ago when he lived in England!...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-04-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By JCDillon
Thanks, catso. That's good advice. I'll...

Thanks, catso. That's good advice. I'll certainly do that!
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-04-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By JCDillon
Some pics of the E24

Shark pics
I'll give her a good cleaning this weekend...she needs it!
Still, I love the look of these cars. Strong, bold and bad-ass!
Forum: 6 Series 10-04-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By JCDillon
Some pics of The Shark...

Here are some pics of the e24
The first pic is of it coming home. A friend of mine (in the pic) towed the car transport. My 4Runner wouldn't do it (according to UHaul)
The interior leather is in...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-04-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By JCDillon
Beautiful!. Nice wheels to compliment the body...

Beautiful!. Nice wheels to compliment the body color. Classic Bimmer.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-04-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By JCDillon
Newbie Shark Owner

Hello all!
I was recently fortunate enough to acquire a car Iíve lusted after since high schoolÖ a 635CSi! Itís in pretty nice shape for a 22 year old car. The interior is in great shape, save for...
Forum: 6 Series 10-04-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By JCDillon
Newbie Shark Owner

Hello all!
I was recently fortunate enough to acquire a car Iíve lusted after since high schoolÖ a 635 CSi! Itís in pretty nice shape for a 22 year old car. The interior is in great shape, save for...
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