Petrolicious article- Beautiful 1986 Hartge wannabe E23

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Bonsaibacker
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Petrolicious article- Beautiful 1986 Hartge wannabe E23

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Exceptional pictures of a beautiful specimen.

https://petrolicious.com/articles/this- ... 0d4414de0a
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kojo96
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So that makes 4 in the US?
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Re: Petrolicious article- 1986 Hartge E23

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This is a Hartge parts added to update a 745i not something Hartge put together. Unit was bought as a CA 745i and sent to the shop for the stripes, air dam, spoiler, strut brace and probably the stuff we don't see the suspension. Shift knob would not fit as this is an automatic and the period shift knob is for a manual. Does look nice with the Highline interior/Burl wood interior. The wheels would be correct if they had the Hartge center cap and were the right size, can't tell size but Hartge changed to the 11-spoke wheels in 1984 so an 86 should have these wheels. Be nice to see the build sheet and the Hartge parts installed. All that said it looks great and should be a sweet ride.
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Re: Petrolicious article- 1986 Hartge E23

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Blue Shadow wrote: Jan 06, 2021 1:25 AM This is a Hartge parts added to update a 745i not something Hartge put together. Unit was bought as a CA 745i and sent to the shop for the stripes, air dam, spoiler, strut brace and probably the stuff we don't see the suspension. Shift knob would not fit as this is an automatic and the period shift knob is for a manual. Does look nice with the Highline interior/Burl wood interior. The wheels would be correct if they had the Hartge center cap and were the right size, can't tell size but Hartge changed to the 11-spoke wheels in 1984 so an 86 should have these wheels. Be nice to see the build sheet and the Hartge parts installed. All that said it looks great and should be a sweet ride.
Missed that it was a 745i, was on the cell phone. Nice car though.
Kenny Blankenship
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Re: Petrolicious article- 1986 Hartge E23

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Not really a Hartge. Nice car though.

All I need is a Dinan badge and my 733 is as much Dinan as this is Hartge.
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