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Discussion in 'E23 (1978-1987)' started by Autohaus, Jun 20, 2008.

    Autohaus guest

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    I am aware of the euro 745i turbo. Is it faster than the Alpina E23 version (if they made one)?

    wkohler guest

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    AFAIK, there was no Alpina E23.

    There were two different types of 745i, though

    The turbo one and the South African version with the M88/3 (from the M5/M635CSi).
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    eam3

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    Alpina E23s

    Late to the party but as a previous E23 owner (1984 733i) which I dearly miss I still love reading about them. The Alpina E23s were out there but today they are extremely rare.

    As for the SA 745i, I believe the reason they used the M88 was because of routing issues with the air conditioning and the right hand drive steering mechanism with the turbocharged engine.

    Autohaus guest

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    My mechanic currenty has a 1984 745i Turbo that has been sitting at his lot for about 2 years with Style 5's. The owner still owes my mechanic about $2K so he won't get it back until he pays up. The color is a brownish/maroon color with a completely redone interior that is sharp. Overall, the car is about a 8.5 outta 10 exterior and the interior is a 9. Would be a 10 but it has some bootleg radio system setup :(
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    mooseheadm5

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    Bootleg radiao system? Did you know that the 745 had rear radio and AC controls?

    Autohaus guest

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    It has a stupid aftermarket system. Come to think of it, I don't think it has a radio in it :eek: but :cool:just wires coming out of the dash.

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    is this 745 still sitting at the mechanic? maybe I can make a deal with the mechanic and the owner to settle accounts? can you provide me the contact info of the mechanic and/or the owner?

    ps. I have an 85 745 turbo to sell if anyone is interested........needs some attention, but is very fast!

    charley #27638
    617 460 1324 tcm326@gmail.com

    Autohaus guest

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    The 745i is sitting at his other lot. Maybe the owner has forgotten about it :confused: and/or he just doesn't have the money to pay off the repairs. Here is the info you need:

    Kamal is the owner of Dr. K Imported Car Service and he can be reached at 845-838-0717. He is located in Beacon, NY.
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    az3579

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    I have seen this 745 and while I admit I don't care for the styling of the interior or exterior, it is a very sharp looking car...

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