Tag: BMW 633csi

By on November 20, 2013

09 - 1983 BMW E24 Down On The Junkyard -  Picture courtesy of Murilee MartinThe BMW E24 6-series is one of those cars with a vast, uncrossable gulf between the values assigned to it by Internet Car Experts and those assigned by Hardbitten Burned-By-Real-World-Purchases Car Experts. The Internet Car Expert has seen an ’87 635CSi in nice shape with an asking price of $25,000 on Craigslist, and therefore he knows that even a rough one is worth ten grand, minimum. The Hardbitten Burned-By-Real-World-Purchases Car Expert once paid $2,500 for a fairly solid E24, put $1,500 of parts into it, and sold it for $2,750. The junkyard doesn’t lie, and I see E24s in cheap self-service yards all the time, so often that I don’t photograph most of them. Today’s Junkyard Find, however, has just enough of that Late Malaise Era appeal, with its overtones of imminent Able-Archer 83-triggered nuclear annihilation (plus a manual transmission), that I decided to shoot it. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Lie2me: Yes, FreedMike, I realize that, but a truly intelligent person grows and changes his position on many topics...
  • Sajeev Mehta: The King is dead, long live the King.
  • TimK: They won’t support it, and you’ll have no recourse. Just ask the owners of “smart” refrigerators purchased five...
  • THX1136: @ Crashdaddy: I was wondering the same thing. What would keep someone from turning stuff on if everything is...
  • VWGTI: I have the Antra- it’s a terrific helmet. Fast and comfortable. Unlike the Harbor Freight helmets, the...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber