SOLD : 1986 535i 5-Speed

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Electricjd
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SOLD : 1986 535i 5-Speed

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SOLD
1986 535i 5 speed
236,xxx miles
California car (Carfax available). Tags good to March 2024 (smog passed Jan 28 2023)
Runs well.
No leaks. Heater and Air fans work well (AC not cold), sunroof motor works but currently only opens manually (new lines needed?)
Fluids changed, gaskets replaced
Mishimoto radiator, Bilstein suspension, aftermarket radio, Style 42 17” wheels
CosmosBlau over Llama
Needs paint, body work, headliner (rear window area) to finish. Dash is cracked.
More details and pictures upon request. Some other parts are also available to purchase if desired
I hope for $7,500 b/o and someone who will enjoy and continue its journey. I am open to trade for E39 (prefer wagon)

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Electricjd
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Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

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Any feedback on the price? Am I out of market for the way this car presents? I’m aware this is a dumb question for a seller to ask but this is the top site for enthusiasts for this car - so who better to poll on the topic. Constructive help is appreciated.
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Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

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Electricjd wrote: May 09, 2023 9:23 PM 1986 535i 5 speed
236,xxx miles
... $7,500...
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Nice looking color combo car.
Price sounds reasonable if it presents in person as well as it does in the pics.

Why does a/c not blow cold?
Fix that and I'd bet it'd sell quickly.

GLWS
Electricjd
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Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

Post by Electricjd »

Thank you for the feedback.

I will try to do a further assessment on the AC and update. The blue light comes on, the fan power comes on well (no noise - good airflow) it just doesn’t feel as cold as my more modern cars.
    calspyderman
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by calspyderman »

    Hello,

    I am interested and local (I'm just across the Bay and my parents live in Danville) - but am unable to PM you because I a too new to the forum. Are you able to PM me?
    Flamingospeedshop
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Flamingospeedshop »

    Hello,
    I am interested in your car shoot me an email
    Chrispedersen11@outlook.com
    Electricjd
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Hi

    I have tried to link to more detailed photos as requested. Fingers crossed it works. Copy and paste to browser worked for me.

    https://flic.kr/ps/42dsB6
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Bump.

    I also have a replacement dash (2 slight cracks purchased from a forum member) that can go with the car for full asking price.
    rewilfert
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by rewilfert »

    Can you shoot me an email? I can’t message you.
    Thanks,
    Robert

    rewilfert at gmail dot com
    Electricjd
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Bump.

    Did I mention it has a 3.46 LSD and a short throw shifter and is super duper fun to drive?

    Thanks for considering.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by rewilfert »

    It obviously needs paint, but what bodywork is needed?
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by rewilfert »

    Who built the diff or what did it come out of?
    Electricjd wrote: May 25, 2023 1:29 AM Bump.

    Did I mention it has a 3.46 LSD and a short throw shifter and is super duper fun to drive?

    Thanks for considering.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    PM sent. Differential is from 635csi.
    Azegarra
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Azegarra »

    I’m interested.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Azegarra »

    I cannot DM yet. please email me? of DM me? anthonyzegarra43@yahoo.com
    Thanks!
    Electricjd
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Hi,

    Email sent. Thanks for your interest.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Bump.

    Price reduced $7,000 or reasonable offer. Getting interest in the dash alone so I will try to handle that apart from the car.

    Did I mentioned this is a fun driving car that is comfortable and is a trustworthy 37 year old time capsule . . . It’s not perfect.

    Thanks for considering.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by camplo »

    Electricjd wrote: May 31, 2023 7:02 PM Bump.

    Price reduced $7,000 or reasonable offer. Getting interest in the dash alone so I will try to handle that apart from the car.

    Did I mentioned this is a fun driving car that is comfortable and is a trustworthy 37 year old time capsule . . . It’s not perfect.

    Thanks for considering.
    still available? Sent to a friend who reached out and he never heard back.
    Electricjd
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out and for sharing. I am sorry if I missed someone. I have been trying to communicate back to everyone in a timely manner. Please have them reach out and mention Mye28 and I will be sure to follow up. It's also on CL in bay area so they can use that method as well.

    Appreciate it.
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    Re: FS: 1986 535i 5-Speed

    Post by Electricjd »

    Car was sold this weekend. Thank you to this entire community. Appreciate it.
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