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Re: 1989 535i pros and cons??? (archive)

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Posted by james on December 25, 1999 at 16:41:20:

In Reply to: Re: 1989 535i pros and cons??? posted by Jeff N. on December 25, 1999 at 11:34:46:

: I'm aware of a few differences with the later model cars....not a studied list by any means.

: - no tilt wheel on the 89
: - the aforementioned problem with intrument panel
: - different exterior mirrors (92+?) with less wind roar at speed.
: - I believe you don't get the "curb mirror" feature in reverse (my 90 5 speed doesn't have it either)

: I'm sure there's more, but these are a few of the little diffs that I'm aware of. Merry Christmas!

: Jeff
: 90 535iM Sharked

: : I have found a '89 535i with 120,000 for $7,500 and am very interested in finding out how much this car differs from the '90, '91,'92 &'93 models. I can't really swing the $13-16k for the newer models. I have an '86 535i with 230,000 miles and am getting the feel it is time to move on.

: : Any info would be greatly appreciated.

: : thanks,
: : Mark (Boston)

don't forget that there are no airbags in the 89.


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