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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 09-22-2009, 04:23 PM
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Mein Auto: 1989 325i
Exclamation No reverse

89 auto 325i only shifts into reverse sometimes, most of the time it doesnt, i have to move the shifter up and down a few times before it will go
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Old 09-22-2009, 04:49 PM
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best bets to change the tranny fluid... it could be the linkage but it sounds like the trannys going out... sorry man
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:33 PM
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tranny probably going out like noexceptions said. where in bethlehem are you?
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This e30 is now being parted out. NO body panels are for sale, bumpers/fenders/hood/mirrors/valance or front turn signals. Everything else is up for grabs. Euro grills/cluster are sold, suspension/brakes/LSD/rear tails are already spoken for.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:48 PM
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who lives in bethlehem now-a-days anyway ?

as stated, get a new trans.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:51 PM
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well steve, apparently me, you and the new gai.
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This e30 is now being parted out. NO body panels are for sale, bumpers/fenders/hood/mirrors/valance or front turn signals. Everything else is up for grabs. Euro grills/cluster are sold, suspension/brakes/LSD/rear tails are already spoken for.
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