1987 BMW 3 Series Overview

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325 Coupe
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4.55 stars

Based on 63 reviews

Stylish, Quick, Maneuverable And Versatile With Respects To The Convertible. by Paulygray69
 — I bought my 325ic from the original owner with 60k mi on it back in 1998. It was a rare find with a 24 karat gold grill and attached certificate of authenticity. I knew the vehicle was about 28k... Read More
I Miss This Car... by Ben
 — This was a great little e30, had great handling, excellent feeling brakes but always seemed to be lacking in power until 3000 rpm, which only left 1800 rpm until the redline. It handled winter roads... Read More
325is Review by Shaun
 — I bought the car from my brother who bought mine and another 87 325i Convertible as a package deal. Mine had been sitting for several years prior to being bought. So there's a few issues but i've abou... Read More

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BMW 3 Series Questions


Why Does A 1987 Bmw 325 Run But Does Not Accelerate, And Red Alert Light On...

Why does a 1987 BMW 325 run but does not accelerate, and red alert light has been on?

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Shayne Dunn

My Cat Hates The Rain

Ok. So I've asked on here a few times about this. My bmw sputters/backfires, idles hard, and refuses to accelerate in the rain. I've replaced the rotor button, distributor cap (sealed with liqu...

23 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Shayne Dunn

Why Does She Hate The Rain?

I've got a 1987 325 bmw that really doesn't like the rain. In a light rain she's fine, or even if she was running first, but in a heavy rain, or if I'd been training a few days she'll start to ...

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

The Car Runs But Has No Power, It Feels Like It May Stall But Does Not, Jus...

Replaced the plugs, distributor cap, rotor and wires. Did not help power.

8,281 views with 22 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Shayne Dunn

Should I Reset This Light?

A few weeks ago my 87 325 bmw's inspection light came on, now the red one to the right of it is on. The inspection light came on after I ran out of gas. I got an oil change about two months ago....

76 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)