1986 BMW 3 Series Overview

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Based on 42 reviews

Daily Driver That Can Afford A Little Fixing Up Now And Then. by Daichi
 — Granted the fact that we are talking about a 25 year-old car; Performance is acceptable for its age though acceleration past 60 gets tough on freeways but not impossible. A lot of low-end torque me... Read More
An Absolutely Amazing Machine For Those Who Love To Drive! by andrewtompsett
 — This is a brilliant vehicle. Loads of torque, combined with decent horsepower, means that this car will fly off the line. It handles very well in the corners, but does have a bit of an over-steering c... Read More
My Beloved 325e by Eric
 — The 325e was the baby 6 cyclinder 3 series. 127 hp out of a 2.7 litre 12 valve inline 6. So engine performance wasn't what it could be, although the 177 ft/lbs of torque made up for the lack of powe... Read More

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BMW 3 Series Questions


17" 4x100 Rims

can i install a 17" 4x100 rims on my 1986 bmw 325es?

714 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Where Is The Fuel Pump?

656 views with 6 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

I Have A 1986 Bmw 325 And Have Replaced The Fuel Pump, Filter, And The Star...

I have a 1986 BMW 325 and have replaced the fuel pump, filter, and the starter. It will run for a few days and then not start for a day or two then start again only to not start again! What could be t...

262 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Brian Harding

High Idle Rev

When i start the car, the idle rpm in park and/or neutral is high. sometimes it will go up to 2500rpm and idle, after a minute or so, it jumps down to 1000 and occilates between 1000 and 1500. other t...

3,696 views with 10 answers (last answer about a year ago)

I Have A1986 Bmw 325e Auto. On The Floor. Shifter Handle Came Off. Now Turn...

100 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)