1987 BMW 535is E28 3.5L 5spd Manual Euro Converted Alpine Cardinal

Price: US $4,705.00 Item location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: BMW
  • Model: 5-Series
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: 535is
  • Year: 1987
  • Mileage: 236,485
  • VIN: WBADC7401H1715626
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: Inline 6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Cardinal
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Options: CD Player, Leather Seats, Sunroof
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1987 BMW 5-Series

I've owned this car for close to 5years, but it’s time to let the next enthusiast enjoy this E28. I’ve driven this car ~16,500 miles and it has averaged 20.5 miles per gallon. I've commuted to work, taken on multiple road trips, the car has been excellent.Highlights:
  • Runs very well, handles corners extremely well
  • Always receivesgreat feedback
  • Passed California smog fourtimes, in 2011, 2013, 2015& 2016
  • Euro bumpers, Hartgespoiler& side skirts, Zender rearapron
  • Euro license plate with correct CA license number. Original license plate is included.
  • Bilstein Heavy Duty shocks & struts
  • BMW M-Technic springs
  • Dinan performance computer chip
  • BMP strut brace
  • BMW OEM E28 M5swaybars
  • B&Bmuffler
  • 3:73 LSD
  • Bosch 19# Type IIIfuelinjectors
  • M30B35 intake manifold
  • Replaced inner high beams with low beam Cibie CSR, used asdaytime running lights. Completely reversible. Original high beamsareincluded with the sale.
  • Trunk weather strip replaced
  • Driver door cylinder lock replaced with new parts, turns & works perfectly
  • Beautiful Cardinal red leather interior, rare to see in such great condition
  • Headrestsfront andrear, in excellent condition
  • Euro:cluster,onboardcomputer,andcheckpanel
  • Recovered M-Tech I steering wheel with BMW colored lacings
  • A/Ccompressorwas replaced with OEM BMW,convertedback to R12. Blowsvery, verycold.
  • Kenwood KDC 152installed in 2013
Not so great:
  • Rust spot on outside of left rear door, next to the driver door. Quoted from $650 to $920 to repair. See close-up pic in the link below.
  • Paint is not perfect. Thinning in a few spots. Various scratches & small dings.
  • The side skirts have small cracks and paint chips,particularlynear therear wheels
  • Right rear door handle has some fading
  • Small oil leak. Creates twosmallspots on the garage floor everyfew weeks
  • Tiresare approximatelyhalf worn
  • Cruise control is intermittent
  • Window tintis worn,particularlythe rear window
  • Driver floor matisa bitworn
  • Various cracks on the dash–seeclose up pics in the link
  • Previous owner estimated the mileage at 210,000 when the US cluster was replaced. At the time of my purchase, the Euro cluster read354,020km, or 219,977 miles.
  • The clustercurrentlyreads 380,586km, or ~236,485 miles. I drive it about once a week, mileage will gradually increase.
If you’re looking for a nice, Euro-converted E28, this may be the car for you.
Additional pics here
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