Friday, May 3, 2019

Needs More Power: 1985 BMW 524TD

Sorry about all the BMWs recently, I've just been feeling the German thing recently and...well...what am I apologizing for...if you don't like BMWs go start your own Daily Turismo competitor site and call it Daily Not BMWs or Daily Honda.  Anyway, I'm not a fan of buying cars that have "stopped running", particularly if they cost more than a few hundred bucks, but this next car is surprisingly clean and appears to have considerable potential...particularly if you ditch the worthless oil burner and slushbox in favor for something like an N54 and 6-speed manual.  Find this 1985 BMW 524TD offered for $2500 in Berkeley, CA via craigslist.

 From the seller:

1985 BMW 
condition: good 
cylinders: 6 cylinders 
drive: rwd 
fuel: diesel 
odometer: 265000 
paint color: white 
size: mid-size 
title status: clean 
transmission: automatic 
type: sedan 
Hey CL, I'm selling my 1985 BMW 524td as it stopped running and don't have the time to figure out why or do an engine swap. It cranks but does not start. This car will never require a smog as it is smog exempt. 
Clean title in hand with current tags.
Feel free to email me with any questions.
Thanks for looking!
$2500 OBO

See another car begging for some gasoline power?


  1. $2500 for a non-running diesel automatic with a mis-matched interior and quarter million miles on the clock? I must be missing something here.....

  2. Bobinott: Just DT pulling wings off flies

  3. Oh look !


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