The recently-installed 3500 cc engine was built for 500,000 miles yet has
only 140,000 miles, it only uses a virtually no oil, either driving or
Compression is 190 lbs on all 6, and has never had trouble with CA
state smog. It easily passes 1984 rules.
The clutch has
recently been rebuilt, and the driveshaft and rear-end (differential)
have also been rebuilt. The exhaust system has also been
completely replaced with a chrome-plated stainless- steel dual system,
from the (2) manifolds, including dual-cats, mufflers, pipes and tips.
Sound is a throaty roar.
Rubber is all new
(205/70HR 15), and
recent oil/lube/filter; all hoses recently replaced & new battery
The body is in great shape, with a recent high-quality paint
job. The car is not its original color, however, it is painted
in a newer BMW color. Paint and aluminum bumpers are both
clearcoated and carry a great
shine. People often think the car is just a few years
The leather front seats are in good shape; on the rear seats there is
a small loose seam. The carpeting is original, but has been
protected with area throws all its life. The headliner was
recently completely refurbished. The dashboard has several small cracks,
but these are hidden by a custom-fitted dashboard cover.
Mechanics constantly comment at how tight and quiet the interior is.
Air conditioner completely refurbished and refilled
photographs of this fine automobile.