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1983 Bmw 320i E21 Original Low Mile Survivor on 2040-cars

US $13,900.00
Year:1983 Mileage:50220 Color: is clean

Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States

Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States

This BMW is an original same owner low mileage survivor for 31 years!  I am the 2nd owner.  The original owner drove the car regularly only during the first few years of ownership, after which it was garaged and serviced regularly, but driven only on occasion. Mileage is verifiable 50k, and a recent mechanical inspection reveals that everything is in top condition save for an intermittently sticking fuel gauge.

All panels and paint are original and overall in excellent condition except for a few normal paint chips & scratches which I had professionally touched up. In addition, paint as photographed shows no evidence of oxidization.  The rest of the exterior is clean, shiny metal, unfaded, uncracked rubber, and tight fit.  Quick to tarnish details like stainless window trim and wiper arms show no rust, discoloration, or other problems normally stemming from long periods of storage. The only other small flaw is a rock chip low on the front windshield just about the window wiper.

The interior presents as close to new condition, with no obvious signs of age or use. This is a nice optioned example, specs include vinyl, A/C, AM/FM stereo, fog lights and sunroof. The dash shows no cracking, warping, or discoloration, and switchgear and instruments are also nicely preserved.  The only non-stock item is a discreet remote control for the trunk-mounted CD player.  This system can easily be removed.  The head unit itself remains OEM.

Mechanically speaking, this 320i is extremely well sorted with strong maintenance records dating back to 1990.  Mileage is verified by service receipts and state inspection documents dating from 2000, 2003, 2005, and 2007, as well as a 2000 receipt from Sears for a new battery.  Original paperwork includes a roadside service program brochure, various salestime pamphlets and the owners manual. The engine compartment still retains all of its original stickers and labels throughout!  A/C has been converted to R134a, and works great!  Tires have very few miles, and although not pictured, the wheel wells and underside areas are also very clean with absolutely no signs rust anywhere! 

Please note: auto check report shows that the car has been in a minor accident. I talked to the original owner and it was not in any kind of fender accident what so ever!  He said he rolled over something in the road back in 1991, and dented the oil pan slightly. So he reported it to his insurance company to have the oil pan replaced.  

true survivor car that has been pampered its entire life!  Well optioned 5 speed manual transmission, with AC, Sunroof, Fog Lights, AM/FM Stereo, along with its great color combo!  A very difficult find in this original condition! 

This car has also been accepted and featured on the BaT (Bring A Trailer) site, exclusive section!

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