1979 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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  • Performance:2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars 2 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5

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Jason204 writes:
1979 BMW 3 Series Review
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Cheap as dirt, easy to work on, unique car.

Cons

Rusts while you look at it, has no performance compared to E30.

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Yeah, It's A Beater, But It's The Best One I've Owned. — For reliable, daily transportation, you can't really beat an E21 chassis. The M10 engine is nearly bulletproof, and everything on the car is so simple to repair. I removed the engine and gearbox in about 2.5 hours by myself. It gets better than 25 MPG, an oil change is hardly more than 20 dollars, and the best tires in the world in the stock size are about 55 dollars each. Stock, the car isn't that much of a performer at all, but it's still fun to drive. Uprating the brakes and suspension, fitting a better exhaust and intake would really transform the car. Lowered with some oversized wheels, the E21 can look truly mean. Or, 13 inch steel wheels and an abundance of chrome make a classic statement. Watch out for rust, though.

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fast and scary  when wide open

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too low

ratsrv8
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Insane 350 Powered Bmw — it is a pure unadulterated beast, roast the tires at the blip of the trottle, lord please protect my sweet ride as i start to slip and slid that i find the straightness in this ride, hang on here we go aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, lol it is really a hand full of slip and slid tire smoking in your face ,line it up i an,t scared its time to have fun , enjoy

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2012 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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