Spotted for sale in Santa Rosa is a Project Car 1985 BMW 524TD E28 with a Ford 5.0L Engine swap for $3,500
rare diesel smog exempt
1985 BMW 524TD, rare diesel BMW which is SMOG EXEMPT, running 5.0L SBF 302, with new intake, distributor, wires, stainless headers, Holley, new oil pump, main and Rod bearings, water pump, timing chain, headgaskets, etc., mini starter, complete 2-1/2 dual exhaust installed, rebuilt C4 Transmission, shift kit and Hughes converter, new driveshaft.
This is a project. Runs, but not drivable yet, needs wiring etc.
Body is in good shape.
Clean Title and current registration, in my name.
I’ve spent way too much, nearly $9k.
Includes in addition:
MSD distributor TFI
Stock upper and lower EFI
Fuel injectors and rail
Very rare manaul wind window mechanisms from Europe, to replace rear pwr window motors.
Set of 16×7 BMW wheels, plus the 14×7 wheels
Many other parts.
Too many projects too little time. Lost interest. Wife wants it gone, blah blah blah. I really just need the space.
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What do you think?