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Smithy635
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My 1985 635csi

Post by Smithy635 » Sat May 23, 2020 10:19 pm

Hi All,

Wanted to share some photos of my 1985 635csi, I've owned the car for over 20 years, still only covered just over 74,000 miles, completely original in every way possible.....


https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipO ... hsRFVEM0N3

Sbeaud
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Re: My 1985 635csi

Post by Sbeaud » Sun May 24, 2020 1:33 am

Very nice!
1988 M6

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Re: My 1985 635csi

Post by plip1953 » Sun May 24, 2020 8:57 am

I agree, very nice indeed.

I know this is being very picky indeed, but your headlight wipers should ideally be "parked" at the very top of the lens. I realise it's a real faff to alter the position, but it is possible. Do the wipers still work?

Also, are the HT leads and caps OE or replacement?
Phil
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Smithy635
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Re: My 1985 635csi

Post by Smithy635 » Sun May 24, 2020 10:33 am

Hi Phil,

Yes, the wipers still work, I replaced the arms and blades last summer and never did 'park' them back in the correct position, I will rectify :-)

Everything on the car is OE, the cap and rotor were replaced about 12 years ago, the HT leads were replaced 2 years ago, all OE parts direct from BMW.

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Re: My 1985 635csi

Post by 86_6series » Sun May 24, 2020 10:38 pm

Smithy,

Thank you so much for sharing, awesome car and the plus is 20 years of ownership.
I know what long term commitment is, I'm going on 33 years with my 86.

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Re: My 1985 635csi

Post by gray635 » Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:01 pm

What a wonderful looking car (the e24, I mean. Not those new things! :lol: ) Congratulations on being such a fine custodian for so long, and thanks for sharing the photos. Safe travels!
Mike Gray
1985 635CSi - Alpine white/black, 5 sp., 95K
1991 M5- Alpine White II/black, 175K
1986 Euro 635CSi - Alpine white/blue houndstooth, 5 sp., 182K
2013 Aston Martin Vantage V8, MT, white/chestnut, 14K
2011 M-B E350 - Silver/Ash MBTex, 19K, DD

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