1986 BMW 3 Series Overview

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325 Coupe
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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


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...

158 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months 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...

2,589 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...

82 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Darlyn McKleroy

My 1986 325 Is Surging When Idling, Going From 1100 To About 1600. But Othe...

Car is running sluggish , when I pull the fuse that controls the RPM gauge car runs excellent except for surging when clutch is held in. Surges between 1100 and maybe 1600 rpm? Help there are no BMW ...

97 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Brandon Caranci

My 86 325es Is Shaking

starts to shake when i get to about 35 but stops when i hit around 75 i dont know whats wrong i have been told it was because of the struts but i would like another opinion if possible i would like to...

536 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year ago)