Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

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HAL-9000
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Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

Post by HAL-9000 »

I have a 1985 e23 735i euro spec automatic with a German dash and high compression m30 that threw a rod. Trying to determine if I should try to fix it with another motor or part out or just try to return it to the junk yard. Located in Eugene Oregon. I would appreciate any advice or suggestions.

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Bonsaibacker
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Location: Savannah GA

Re: Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

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I'd hate to tell someone how to spend their time and energies but from the few pictures (kinda dark) it looks to be in good shape. Although there is value in the parts (which harvesting will take time), I would consider swapping engines with a 5 speed at the same time. I am sure you will get a variety of opinions but it would be hard to watch a clean specimen get disassembled (provided there is no rust and body damage).
danielpouch
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Location: Portland

Re: Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

Post by danielpouch »

If you are look to get rid of it, I'm local to you and would love a project. Let me know!
UtahEuro
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Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Re: Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

Post by UtahEuro »

If you decided to part it out or do the motor and trans swap. I would be interested in the ECU for the High Comp motor and possibly the cam.
Sharkski
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Location: San Diego

Re: Euro spec (imported) 735i e23

Post by Sharkski »

Keep the car. Its worth it in the long run.
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