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69BMW2002NH
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New Owner 1985 635CSI

Post by 69BMW2002NH » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:12 pm

I just bought a 1985 635CSI Auto. It's in great condition, but currently only goes in reverse, and the tail lights are deteriorated.
I'm looking for a new trans if I can't get this one going so if you know anyone in New England with a non-EH trans for sale, please let me know.

Also wondering, can I get regular tires for the metric wheels? Are there any options that don't cost an arm and a leg?

Thanks,
George
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Re: New Owner 1985 635CSI

Post by hornhospital » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:39 pm

You'll have to either buy new Metric tires ($$$$), or a set of regular (inch) wheels and tires. I'd practically guarantee you can get a nice used set of wheels and a new set of tires for less than just the set of Metric tires by themselves.
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Re: New Owner 1985 635CSI

Post by GRNSHRK » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:47 pm

Hey there 69BMW2002NH, welcome aboard :shock:

Ken is correct about mounting any tires on TRX wheels other than TRX, now costing an arm and a leg [-X

As a board moderator, I am going to move your post to the saloon where intros usually take place =D>

I would suggest using the correct forums for your questions, "cars and parts wanted" for instance, regarding your hunt for a slushbox :-k

Once again, welcome to the madness \:D/

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Re: New Owner 1985 635CSI

Post by ron » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:26 am

You also need to put your location in your profile as requested by admin.
They are ALWAYS rustier than you thought!!!!!!
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69BMW2002NH
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Re: New Owner 1985 635CSI

Post by 69BMW2002NH » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:59 am

Fixed. Sorry for all of my noncompliance

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