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1987 BMW 3 Series 325e Sedan RWDReview
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Mid-'80s 3-series Bmws Are Some Of The Best Cars Ever Made —

I currently own and drive daily this vehicle, which has 266,000 miles (I'm responsible for 63,000 of them) on the original engine and transmission. The car burns no oil and leaks no fluids beyond a trivial amount of oil (approx. 1/4 of a quart per 3000 mi.) While not as much of a performer as my '84 due to its higher mileage and ETA engine, it is no slouch and still takes corners like a BMW should, with some bodyroll but nothing beyond expected. I find the car (silvery blue paint, dark blue interior) attractive in a reserved sort of way. The only significant repairs it has needed are a replacement driveshaft when the CV joints disintegrated soon after buying the car (which I got at an incredible price, so wasn't too upset), recharging the a/c system and fixing related leaks, and replacing a tie rod end that had worked loose, as a related after effect from a crash it had gone through with the previous owner. The car has never left me stranded, and its overall cost of ownership has been incredibly low, especially considering age. If the car ever needs to be replaced, I'd buy another in a heartbeat. As with all '80s 3-series, condition varies wildly, so be careful when buying one. But if you get one in good quality, you'd be hard pressed to find a better deal. Amazing, amazing car.

Pros: Great handling, reasonably comfortable, very reliable, classic looks, low cost of ownership

Cons: Paint hard to keep from disintegrating, interior suffers over time, no cup holders ;-)

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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Bmw — Friends encouraged me to get it, i purchased for 2700, only needed a catalytic converter. has performance chip which boosts hp from 170 to 190. ran a 16.4 in quartermile with friend in the car. The car has a limited slip so it can spin donuts if needed and can do burnouts

Pros: Great handeling

Cons: decent hp for 1987 but not as fast as my mustang

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Die Hard E30 — An E30 325i, very flexible car, can be a decent performer and also a daliy driver. Not very fast car, but with good handling, bulletproff brakes. Currently the car is very well kept and performing aceptable for its agel. One of the things I love about it is that it's rear wheel drive. Overal I am very happy with it!

Pros: Fun Good Handlig Solid construction

Cons: Age Costs

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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Bmw (e30) 325is Bauer Cabriolet, With A Turbo'd M52 Egine (e36) — Love almost everything about the old girl. The upgraded suspension is a bit hard for the chassis. But I need it to go around corners. And I can't put all the power down through the rear (once again, the chassis). I'll never fully rebuild a toy ever again. The process takes too long to get everything right.

Pros: Very pretty, quick for her age.

Cons: Suspension too hard, hard getting replacement modern parts.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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The Black 325is :) — the only thing i didnt like about it was it sucked in the rain. the car is fun to drive i like to go fast too so it was fun to drive. the appearance was ok, i didnt have anything special done to it. it is black with tam interior, sunroof. just when you wanted to have people in it it sucked bc u would have to get out to get them in move the seat and blah blah blah.

Pros: fast

Cons: bad in rain and snow

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Why Drive Anything Else — I bought this 1987 325ic from ans older gentelman who was the original owner. At 21 years old this car still handles like new. It has the automatic trany in it so it isn't great off the line. When crusing at highway speeds, it still has plenty of power left for passing anything. It has yokohama YK 420 tires, it feels like you are on rails even accelerating through corners. First BMW i've ever owned, or even driven. If they build all their cars as well as they built the 325. Why drive anything else.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

Pros: Handling, just a fun car to drive. And it has the clasic lines of a beamer

Cons: only one, no cup holders

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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I Think I Stold This One — 4 years ago our ceo drove up of cailfornia and parked his 325ic in our shop. there it sat colecting dust, ocationaly he would start it and run it around the building a few times. Last week he said it wasn't worth to much. I offered him $800 and to my suprise he said ok. I've only had it for a day, man is it fun to drive. took the top down and my daughter and I took i little cruse up the canyon. It purs like a kitten. the car is in great shape, and started up imediatly after I charged the battery.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

Pros: It's everything I ever dreamed it would be

Cons: none

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325e Sedan RWDReview
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Bang For Your Buck — This vehicle was purchased outright for under $1K with about 140K on the odometer. After another $500 in parts, the car is now running strong and is in the process of preparing for a T3/T4 turbo setup.

Pros: Torquey inline-6 engine, 5 speed manual trans, well-balanced chassis

Cons: Its 20 years old, so you can always find something else to fix.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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E30 Is A Beautifal Car To Drive True Bmw Quailty — When i first bought this car i took it out the country for a little test drive, It being rear-wheel drive made it fun for dounts and burnouts. The real fun with the E30 was the acceleration and the top speeds, i hit 220km with ease in this car but i chicken'd out n slowed down.

Pros: leather interior, handling, breaking, perfornce, acceleration all the power options, central locking system which saved my sterio system one terrible summer night.

Cons: rear tires are a dime a dozen on these cars

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Favorite Birthday Present Of All Time! — Nearing 300K on its original engine; the clutch didn't even wear out until 237K. Need I say more?

Pros: Everything!

Cons: It has ruined me for all other cars.

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