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E24 (1976 - 1989)
The BMW 6 Series (E24) was the first variant of the 6 series produced by BMW from 1976 through 1989.

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Old 05-25-2018, 04:50 PM
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Old 05-25-2018, 09:03 PM
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Engine parts are very hard to find if you end up with a M88 motor. I have a 85 euro and in America almost impossible to find parts for that motor. One more factor most BMW techs has never seen or worked on the M88. If you have any ?? lmk BTW some don't know they have a M88 motor, I ran my vin and it shows a differant motor and my family is the only owners.
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I think you are very wrong. I have an 81 euro with a rare M90 motor. I have rebuilt the car from a bare shell which it was stripped down to.I had no problem finding parts for the car except. very rarely. Parts for M motors although very expensive, are readily available if you know what shops/parts sellers. to go to. Biggest issue is rebuilding an M motor correctly, will run $10K to $15. Get on bigcoupe and bimmerforums and you will learn much . If you get on those forums you will see what I am talking about.

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I think you are very wrong. I have an 81 euro with a rare M90 motor. I have rebuilt the car from a bare shell which it was stripped down to.I had no problem finding parts for the car except. very rarely. Parts for M motors although very expensive, are readily available if you know what shops/parts sellers. to go to. Biggest issue is rebuilding an M motor correctly, will run $10K to $15. Get on bigcoupe and bimmerforums and you will learn much . If you get on those forums you will see what I am talking about.
Maybe if you had a M88 motor you would discover that engine parts are very hard to find.
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As Bert said, M88 (and S38) parts are readily available. I don't know where you've been looking, but it isn't in the right place.
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As Bert said, M88 (and S38) parts are readily available. I don't know where you've been looking, but it isn't in the right place.
If you don't mind me asking where should i be looking ?
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Old 06-09-2018, 07:47 PM
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To start Korman Auto Works, VAC Motor Sports, VSR Pistons can easily be made by any of the custom piston manufacturers, I had mine done by JE, etc etc All can be had. These three are engine builders as well as parts suppliers. And one of the very best, Frank Fahey, a well known racer as well. All of these can be googled.
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For craps sake all you have to do is go to your local dealer. All the parts for my M6 are readily available. You can also look in Roundel and there are tons of dealers that offer 20% to 25% discount on parts. BMW Classic really works hard to keep parts available for our modern classics.
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Maybe if you had a M88 motor you would discover that engine parts are very hard to find.
Horse crap
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Old 07-31-2018, 04:14 PM
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Horse crap
I can't find a timing chain and pulleys. ?
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Old 07-31-2018, 04:16 PM
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For craps sake all you have to do is go to your local dealer. All the parts for my M6 are readily available. You can also look in Roundel and there are tons of dealers that offer 20% to 25% discount on parts. BMW Classic really works hard to keep parts available for our modern classics.
Thats funny as hell Not true
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I think you are very wrong. I have an 81 euro with a rare M90 motor. I have rebuilt the car from a bare shell which it was stripped down to.I had no problem finding parts for the car except. very rarely. Parts for M motors although very expensive, are readily available if you know what shops/parts sellers. to go to. Biggest issue is rebuilding an M motor correctly, will run $10K to $15. Get on bigcoupe and bimmerforums and you will learn much . If you get on those forums you will see what I am talking about.
Find me a timing chain a Pulleys. Good luck
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Old 07-31-2018, 04:21 PM
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I can't find a timing chain and pulleys. ?
OK mr horse crap find me a timing chain and pulleys.
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Old 07-31-2018, 05:17 PM
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There aren't any pulleys on a timing chain . Pulleys have to do with your a/c compressor, alternator and ps pump. Maybe that is your problem. Honestly, I don't have time yto shag parts for you. Call Mario Langston at VCR in New Hampshire and see if he will help you out
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A quick 1 min search turned this up . https://www.wallothnesch.com/en/cata...&q=11311401379

I have found if its available at w&n it generally available at the dealer in Europe. Which doesn't help a lot if you are in the US but at least its available.

kn91m5 are you using realoem to find your part nos and then searching using those part nos? https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/par...24-BMW-M635CSi

We've recently seen several people rebuilding M88s on Bigcoupe and it didn't sound like anyone was having much trouble finding parts. Now paying for them is a different story

LOL . OK I just realized this post is 2 years old. Not the first time I've done this

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