2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLi

Like the GTi 20th Anniversary Edition I wrote up earlier this week, the Jetta GLi received a host of upgrades towards the end of the Mk. 4 chassis, including lower and stiffer suspension, a body kit similar to the GTi, the same Recaro seats – but the trump card of the GLi was that it received the same wheels as the 337 Edition GTi – 18″ BBS RC wheels. They made the package look both more upscale and racier at the same time. While the design didn’t look at clean as the GTi does in my mind, as a package they’re pretty neat little cars that are quite sporty and can be had on a budget. While it’s usually difficult to find one in reasonable shape, today’s is quite pristine with lower miles in the splendid Jazz Blue:

Year: 2005
Model: Jetta GLi
Engine: 1.8 liter turbocharged inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 55,623 mi
Price: $9,900 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLi on eBay

Here’s a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI with only 55,000 Original Miles. This Jetta was just traded in at the local Carmax and we have driven it 50 miles on the highway and it performed like a champ! Options on this Jetta include: power windows, locks and mirrors; Recaro raving seats in great condition, 4 Wheel Disk Brakes, BBS Wheels in great condition, Monsoon premium sound system, Sirius satellite radio ready (just need subscription), cruise control, sunroof, 1.8L Turbo 4 Cylinder engine that runs strong with automatic transmission that shifts smooth and much more. This thing is super clean and you can see it has been well cared for in the 100 pictures below. As far as how the vehicle runs and drives, it’s 100%. The transmission shifts smooth, the motor runs strong with no service lights on, and the A/C and heat work perfect. All services are also up to date, so all you have to do is get in, turn the key and drive. We have went through the vehicle and made sure all fluids are topped off and ready to drive. This makes the perfect vehicle for a son or daughter, or a car for a family, these Jetta’s are very reliable and very safe and they get great fuel economy without sacraficing power. I can tell you that I would be proud to give my child this car as a gift, and under $10,000 it makes a great candidtate. If you have any questions or would like to make us a reasonable offer, please give us a call at the phone number below. If you need assistance with shipping quotes or how the fees and taxes work (please check below pictures), or just plain want to know if we are real and have questions about buying vehicles online, please give us a call. Thanks for your interest in our vehicle and have a wonderful day!

Please Call

Todd Clouse

With Any Questions

Or Offers

(904)-861-5272

It’s become so rare to see these cars in their original specification, it’s very nice to see one again! Because these cars are a pretty solid platform that looks smart and has a quite tunable engine, most have ended up very modded, driven hard and put away wet. Most have lost their BBS wheels, and few that I’ve seen for sale have retained their original low-slung spoilers in undamaged condition. I only see two downsides; the tires are budget replacements that aren’t in great shape, and it’s an automatic. Unfortunately some of the sporty feel is lost with the auto, but if you’re looking for a sharp looking and affordable commuter perhaps that doesn’t matter. Price is pretty much on par with what I’d expect for one of these in this condition, so the question is do you like the color and can you live with the auto?

-Carter

1995 Audi A6 2.8 Avant – REVISIT

509

Our reader Tom emailed us this morning and his A6 Avant is up for auction again with a significantly lowered reserve price. For those that lust after an Audi Quattro wagon but may not need a fire breather with an S or RS badge, here is your ride.

509

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of the top-of-the-range cars from manufacturers; BMW’s M division, Mercedes-Benz’s bonkers AMG specialists, and the folks of the S division at Audi. They build super versions of the regular production cars that grab all the attention, and sometimes the truly good automobiles those screamers are based on reside in the shadows of the headlines. Such is the case with the Audi C4 100/A6 2.8 quattro. Available in either sedan or avant wagon, the A6 picked up the reigns from the W124 Mercedes-Benz wagon; offering a slick package, more than enough luxury and refinement without anything you didn’t need, and had that 3rd row seat option that was not offered in the Audi Type 44 “fastback” wagons. This made the A6 a great option for larger families looking for dependable all-weather transportation. Consequently, as the family truckster of choice for a generation not many remain in good shape, but today’s period correct Emerald Green on Ecru Avant for sale from our reader Tom sure stands out from most:

509

Year: 1995
Model: A6 Avant
Engine: 2.8 liter V6
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
Mileage: 126,843 mi
Price: $4,500

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1995 Audi A6 Avant on eBay – REVISIT

Beautiful Audi A6 Avant in Emerald Green with Ecru leather interior. I recently purchased the car from the original family. I have all maintenance records since new. Car has always been garaged kept and it shows. Passenger seats have never even been sat in. Brand new Michelin tires. Car drives beautifully and smooth! Ice cold A/C. No rust!

Excellent opportunity to own a beautiful old school Audi! There are a couple scratches here and there as to be expected for a car of this year, but overall the car is in excellent condition. Paint shines and interior is gorgeous with little to no wear. Leather is soft and supple. The car has obviously been very well cared for and the stack of receipts indicate that it always received the attention it deserved.

Couple of things I’ve noticed during my ownership: radio does not work (will not power up), rattle in rear hatch, sometimes turn signal does not cancel when turning left, the rear differential is wet and I assume it will need a seal.

1995 Audi A6 Avant (Wagon)

Legendary Quattro All Wheel Drive (these cars are phenomenal in the snow)
All weather package: Heated front seats, windshield washer nozzles, door locks
2.8 liter V6 Engine with 172hp
4 Speed Automatic Transmission
7 Passenger Seating
Automatic Climate Control – Cold A/C!
Power Glass Sliding Sunroof
Headlight Washers
Power windows and locks
Speed sensitive power steering
Power adjustable front seats with driver side memory
Bose Sound System
Cruise Control
Keyless Entry

I could not find a receipt for timing belt/water pump replacement, so the new owner should plan to have this done. If car is purchased with the Buy It Now option, I will replace the timing belt/water pump at no charge prior to delivery.

I reserve the right to end the auction as the car is being listed for sale locally.

Original owners manual and 2 keys. Binder full of maintenance history and receipts.

German luxury at its best! Car is an excellent highway cruiser and a pleasure to drive!

I’m happy to answer any questions! Happy bidding!

$4500 obo
Ebensburg, PA 15931
814-931-5871 Tom
tjwandel@hotmail.com

60 pictures here:

http://smg.photobucket.com/user/tjwandel/library/1995%20Audi%20A6%20Avant

With 172 horsepower on tap, the A6 and 100 Quattros – even with automatics – were respectfully quick but wouldn’t light your hair on fire, in the true older Benz manner. Like the older Benzs, it’s specifically because they’re not turned way up that they can be run for many miles without issue. They’re comfortable cruisers with tons of space, are quiet and refined, and can be run easily on a budget – the C4 was heftily overbuilt much like the W124. Also like the W124 they don’t really stand out from the crowd but always look handsome and proper when kept in good shape such as today’s example. The seller is upfront about a few needs, but it’s difficult to replicate the overall condition of this car and would likely give the next owner a long period as a solid workhorse with a touch of class and luxury.

-Carter

Afternoon Accessories: Audi B6 S4 Suspension

Looking for a quick handling upgrade to your run-of-the-mill A4? Buy a S4 that someone has ruined with a horrible coilover kit? Perhaps swapping in an original S4 suspension would do the trick. With uprated springs and shocks, this suspension would tighten up and lower slightly your average A4 or return a modded S4 to stock:

Year: 2002-2008
Model: B6
Condition: Used
Price: $200 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: Audi B6 S4 Suspension on eBay

I have a complete suspension kit from a 2004 S4 that includes front and rear springs and struts. This will fit any A4 or S4 2002-2008.

Posted with eBay Mobile

Yes, it’s a used suspension – but twice in my previous car ownerships I purchased used suspensions from upgraded models, and both times it worked really well as a quick and much cheaper upgrade; plus it gives you the option to return to stock if you’d like. Price is pretty much spot on for this package as long as those shocks aren’t blown!

-Carter

2004 Audi S4 Avant

‘Tis the season for Nog of the Egg variety, but I’m a much bigger fan of the Nogaro kind myself – and I expect most of you are, too. Fast Audis switched to signature blue with the RS2 and “RS Blue” hue – continued with the S6 plus until it switched to the nearly identical Nogaro Blue seen here on the B5 chassis. Like Porsche’s Guards Red or Mercedes’ Silver Arrows, the blue Audis have defined several generations of the top performance. Today’s S4 Avant is one of the best packages Nogaro appeared on, in my opinion. The throaty V8, chiseled looks, wagon utility and sporty 6 speed drive rank high amongst the best packaged Audis ever:

Year: 2004
Model: S4 Avant
Engine: 4.2 liter V8
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 97,200 mi
Price: $16,300 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2004 Audi S4 Avant on eBay

2004 Audi S4 Avant Quattro

6-speed, 97k miles, Pristine condition

$16,300

Background:

I’m an Audi fan. This was my 3rd S4 (2 B5 sedans) and it has been replaced by a 2010 B8 S4 sedan. It’s my 9th audi. This was my daily driver from Jan 2012 until about 2months ago. I bought the car with 79k miles on it from a friend. He had purchased the car to convert to an RS4 replica (widebody panels, rs4 engine, etc) but decided against the project. He drove the car about 2kmiles over the year or so he owned it. The car was garaged when he owned it. The car has always been garaged (both day and night) since I’ve owned it.

The car had a fender resprayed due to a minor accident (previous to my friend owning it). The paint repair looks good (see pictures below). Repair was done Jan/2006.

No check engine lights. Everything works on the car. The car has been VERY reliable and has never failed to perform.

Details/Options:

Exterior: Nogaro

Interior: Black leather with Nogaro alcantara inserts

6speed manual transmission

Premium Package (Sunroof/Homelink/Autodimming Mirrors/Autodimming rear view mirror with compass/Memory seat for driver/Light sensor

Enhanced Interior Package (alcantara seat inserts + brushed aluminum trim)

Premium Audio Package (XM) – this has now been changed to Sirius

Technical specs and option details can be found here:

http://www.audiworld.com/model/s4/04/s4sedan.pdf

Maintenance/condition:

I fixed a few common things after purchase. I had removed the valve covers, had them stripped and powdercoated in the factory color. The stock covers were painted and it was prone to flake. At that time I also changed the auxiliary radiators (another common weak spot over 80-100k miles). One had a small leak and the other was precautionary. Spark Plugs were replaced. Coolant was entirely flushed. The rear cargo strap was also replaced. The shifter surround was replaced due to some small scratches. Cabin and air filters were changed annually.

Car has had Castrol German/Belgium Synthetic (5w-40) every 5k miles with an OEM filter.

The car was just extensively detailed (clean, scrub, paint correction where needed, polish, wax).

The car has a couple small blemishes (it is 9 years old). There is a small door ding on the drivers side rear door crease. I’ve had a PDR person try to get it out but you can still see it a bit in just the right light. Additionally, the rear bumper has 4 small marks where someone was kind enough to use their license plate screws to enhance the bumper. There is a small (~3” scratch in the left rear quarter panel). There are also the associated road/rock chips but overall the car presents itself incredibly. Nogaro is a phenomenal color in person and pictures!!

Enhancements:

The audio system has been upgraded to the factory audi navigation system (RNS-E). It has Bluetooth, Sirius, Nav, traffic, ability to play media via dual SD slots, and will play DVDs.

The car is hardwired for a V1 radar detector (or any detector that uses a standard phone jack for a plug).

The factory cat-back system was replaced with a labree resonated system. Nice deep sound with no drone.

Audi all-weather mats were added as was a cargo mat in the rear area.

A perforated leather RS4 ebrake handle cover was added.

The stock shift knob was also upgraded and the boot replaced.

Wheels/Tires:

Stock wheels. The wheels do have some scratches from the previous owners.

The aforementioned tires are Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS in the stock size. There is approximately 60% of the tread remaining (mounted at 86k miles)

Cost/Location:

The car is located in the northern Virginia, DC suburbs near Dulles airport. Title is in hand. Email me at blueaudiwagon@gmail.com for more information.

$16,300 for car with navigation system and labree exhaust. $15,500 with stock exhaust and stock stereo.

As these cars go, this one is about spot on in every category; Nogaro over Nogaro, miles are right, it’s a 6 speed, relatively unmodded, and it has the original Avus wheels. That’s all win, folks. Additionally the owner has replaced some common wear items and this ride seems ready to go. At $16,000, I think it’s pretty much spot on for the market – and makes me wonder why anyone would pass this up for an SUV!

-Carter

Wednesday Wheels: Rota Alpina-style 15×6 Turbine Wheels

Okay, okay, they’re not actually Alpina wheels, but if you’re looking for a lot of style on a budget, Rota produces some great looking replica wheels. These are no exception; from even a slight distance most enthusiasts would be hard pressed to tell these apart from the real deal. Get close and the differences are noticeable, but then so is the price. If you’re building a budget replica or just want some class while taking the real wheels off the road for show only, this might just be a great option for you!

Year: 1967-1976
Model: 2002
Diameter: 15″
Width: 6″
Bolt Pattern: 4 x 100
Offset: ET 29
Condition: New
Tires: Not Included
Price: $699 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: Rota “Alpina Style” Turbine wheels on eBay

Please read entire ad before bidding. (4) ROTA R20 rims, Alpina Style, specifically made for the 1967-1976 BMW 2002 Model (Chassis e10). New in the box, never been installed. Specs 15X6.0, 4X100 P.C.D, et+29mm, 57.1mm Hub Bore. Includes: (4) Rims, (4) Large Silver Center Caps, & (4) Small Black Center Caps. Valve Stem, Lug Nuts, & Tires NOT INCLUDED! Buyer is responsible for confirming fitment.

$68 UPS Ground shipping 48 states. CA Residents add 8.75% sales tax. I will only ship to a CONFIRMED Paypal address. If you do not have a confirmed address, please either confirm or please do not bid. All sales FINAL.

Rota has earned a bit of an unfair reputation as cheap wheels. From what I’ve seen, their quality isn’t far off many of the OEM wheels, so I’m not sure where the problem lies – but most of the issues I’ve seen are on more wide-open spoke designs in a much larger size. If you’re concerned, these probably aren’t the best track wheels, but for a daily driver? I’d jump on them for sure – at $700 for brand new in box Alpina-look wheels, that’s a quite reasonable deal!

-Carter

Afternoon Accessories: BMW Alpina Euro Front Spoiler

Apparently it’s Euro E28 week on Ebay, and while there hasn’t been much in the line of good E28 cars there have been some good E28 accessories. Today’s Alpina front spoiler is no exception – one of the more sought-after accessories for modded E28s. The Alpina items combine a look of both class and sport that perfectly suits the character of the 5-Series:

Year: 1982-1988
Model: E28
Condition: Used
Price: $195 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: BMW E28 Alpina Front Spoiler on eBay

For Sale:

Alpina front spoiler – Euro version for BMW E28

type: 4100654

Spoiler is in two parts.

Cut in such a place that it is easy to connect the two parts together.

Spoiler is without loss.

REAL PHOTO!

Watch the pictures carefully. Pictures don’t lie – it shows the real picture of the item being sold.

This what you are watching and buy – you are going to have for yourself.

Shipping and costs:

Whole package is ready for shipment from Poland.

I will send item within maximum 3 days of receiving the money. It is usually the next day.

Shipping all over the world. Cost of shipping to USA, Canada etc. = 75 U.S dollar

The parcel will be send by Polish Post (priority airmail). Parcel is Valuable with acknowledgment receipt.

Delivery is quite long – about 2-3 weeks. Take it into account, please. Customs control additionally can delay the delivery of parcel.

After sending the parcel I will give You the tracking number of parcel via the ebay. You can track your parcel (where it is actually).

I am waiting for payment up 7 days.

Possible forms of payment:

1. PayPal

2. Deposit into a bank account (I will give the BIC and IBAN numbers)

The form of payment depends on You. You choose what You like.

I invite to bid. Really worth it.

If You have got any questions or doubts I encourage to ask.

3….2….1….bid!

Copy photos and description of the auction is prohibited and going to be reported to ebay service immediately

I’ve seen a few Alpina spoilers in person and I don’t remember them being two-piece, so my guess is that this is either a copy or has been cut. Either way, it’s priced well at $195 and the two-piece configuration should make it much easier and less costly to ship. With some finish work this could be a really neat detail to add to your E28!

-Carter

2003 Volkswagen GTi 20th Anniversary Edition

A few weeks ago, I wrote up a few R32s in a comparison in which I declared that the GTi 337/20th Anniversary Edition body kit looked better. Today’s car is a perfect example of that; combining the awesome looking OZ Aristos under those hunkered down Mk.4 GTi arches is just about perfect. The front spoiler, side sills, and rear bumper cover integration aren’t the best designed ever, but they’re reasonably clean and didn’t fuss the lines like the R32 items did in my mind. No one would accuse the Mk.4 of being a light beast, but the GTi certainly looks lighter than the R32 without that gaping front bumper, and it was at least in part. Today’s example looks great in Imola Yellow with those comfy Recaros:

Year: 2003
Model: GTi 20th Anniversary
Engine: 1.8 liter turbocharged inline-4
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 131,260 mi
Price: $7,900 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2003 Volkswagen GTi 20th Anniversary on eBay

Thank you for viewing our vehicle. This is a chance to own a super rare, super desirable 2003 Volkswagen GTI 20th Anniversary edition and it is #0919 of 3000. This vehicle is a unmolested and un modified GTI except for an aftermarket cold air intake. The car has a clean and clear autocheck report with no accidents or incidents ever reported to their database. The car has normal wear for a vehicle of its age and it has some very minor road chips from normal everyday driving. The car currently has 131,260 original miles and it has been fully serviced with 4 brand new high performance tires(Receipt) , a brand new clutch with less than 6k miles(Receipt) , and brand new wheel speed sensors. The car has factory Recaro GTI seats that are in absolute brand new condition, the complete interior on the car is amazing, the exterior is a 9/10 and mechanically it is perfect. Everything on the car is original all the way down to the factory radio and factory books with a lot recent service records and receipts. There are no error light illuminated on the dash so that mean no check engine/abs/traction ect.

If the car is sold within NYS you will be subjected to pay NYS Sales tax and inspection fees, also we are not looking for any trades for this vehicle and please don’t send us low ball offers. Please Contact Travis @ 1917-345-1098, our address is 9303 Atlantic Ave Woodhaven NY 11421 our office hours are from Monday thru Saturday from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM Sunday we are closed. I look forward to answering any questions you may have, thank you for viewing.

I had the pleasure of driving one of these almost new at Watkins Glen International race track. In stock form, it was impressive around the track – plenty of scoot, hugely composed at triple digit speeds, and with plenty of brake and grip. It was easy to drive quickly and didn’t give much up to the much more powerful Audis and BMWs that were my company on the track. Most of these 20th Anniversary Editions have been modified heavily, so it’s nice to see one reasonably stock – though this example has quite a few miles, it appears to be in good shape overall. I think it’s pretty reasonably priced under $8,000, too – with recent maintenance, good overall condition and rarity of the Imola 20th AE, this would be a pretty reasonable way to introduce some hot hatch to your daily commute!

-Carter

Tuner Tuesday: 1975 Ruf Carrera RS

Without a doubt, Ruf is the supreme tuner of Porsches – notably the turbo models. Their legendary performance is the stuff of dreams for enthusiasts and nightmares for competitors; Ruf simply defines the market. Ruf Automobiles is also one of the few select tuners which carry their own build tags, renaming the original Porsche-manufactured cars to be known as Rufs when they leave the factory. But as with all companies, Ruf started on a much smaller scale in 1975, turning out modified 911s that hinted at their future as a premier tuner. Today there is one such model for sale, a early Ruf-modified Carrera RS:

Year: 1975
Model: Ruf RS
Engine: 3.2 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 10,000 mi
Price: $98,500 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1975 Ruf Carrera RS on eBay

Original ´75 RUF Carrera RS. One of only 5 ever built !

History:

Build in 1975 by “the” Porsche spezialist in Germany,

starting with a whole new chassis from the Porsche Factory !

Delivered with its original 911/83 Engine, modified to 2.8 Liter by RUF !

– original RUF certificate existing !

Complete rebuilt in 2007:

Body:

Car has been completely disassembled, Body has been stripped to bare metal,

galvanized and cavity preserved. Racing enhancements had been welded in.

New allover paint job in “grandprix-white”

Bumpers, fenders, hoods are fiberglass.

Heigo–rollcage welded in. Has FIA approved padding.

60 Liter fueltank with hood fueling, catchtank, two fuelpumps, emergency shut-off,

racing hood latches, racing tow-hooks, FIA-proved fire-extinguishing system.

Windshield in glass, all other from Makrolon.

Suspension:

Strut-brace welded in, hollow torsion bars 22mm in front, 28mm in rear.

Alloy trailing arms on adjustable controlstruts.

Adjustable stabilizer-bars 22mm, Bilstein Clubsport shocks.

Fuchs rims 8×16 in front, 10×16 in rear, roadlegal racing tyres.

Suspension has been balanced on the Nürburgring and Salzburgring !

Brakes:

Porsche racing-brakes with 911 Turbo brakepower-assistunit,

racing pads, brake-balance-adjuster front/rear !

Interiour:

Lightweight carpet, Recaro Pole Position seats, FIA approved safety-harness.

10.000 rpm tachometer, Momo-racing steering wheel, lightweight RS door-panels.

Gearbox:

915 all overhauled, 5 gear with 8:35 ratio, Quaiffe limited slip differential.

Engine:

Original 911/83 engine, all overauled and extended to 3.2 Liter short stroke !

Double-ignition, perfect matched PMO 46 carburators, lightened flywheel,

ported cylinder-heads, racing-cams,lightened and polished rods, new forged racing pistons

10,3:1, new Nikasil-coated alloy cylinders. 265HP und 301NM torque – dyno report existing !

RSR frontoilcooler, RSR racing headers and exhaust.

The car is extremely rare and has a one of very few original RUF VIN-Number ! TP……..

A road-driveable racing car with extreme value-enhancement-potential !

We will assist in shipping world-wide!

The original 2.7 RS is a bit of a legend, and combined with the upgrades from Ruf you have a formidable combination. Having undergone a full restoration this car certainly looks the part. Despite this, the asking of this Ruf creation is only around a third of what a real RS would set you back. Is it worth it? While some of the originality has been lost, this Ruf will certainly out perform the original RS in just about every measure. Were it my money, I think I could certainly live with the difference, but then I’m well out of my league looking at this ride. Still, a man can dream, and I think this is a dream-worthy ride by anyone’s measure.

-Carter

1990 Volkswagen GLi 16V – REVISIT

The Tornado Red 1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLi 2.0 16V we featured in last week is back up for sale with a low Buy It Now of $3,000. One of these gems has recently joined the GCFSB fleet (watch for an update soon!); they’re neat quick cars that remain a solid value among special Volkswagens – especially in comparison to the Scirocco and GTi 16Vs that pull much stronger money. With a nearly 30% price drop, this one seems like a great value now!

The below post originally appeared on our site November 3, 2013:

Volkswagen and Audi in the 1980s were an interesting bunch. Consistency in product was just not one of their strong suits, and consequently there are some strangely equipped “changeover” cars that made there way to the U.S.. My Coupe GT is one of these; a digital-dash equipped 1986 non-Commemorative Edition car, it’s one of those “off the books” cars. However, I’m not alone; I had a friend with a 1990 8V GTi that should have had the later “big bumpers” but didn’t. Today’s Jetta GLi must have also been a “Monday” car as well, since although it sports the 2.0 16V engine, it doesn’t have the 1990 aerodynamic bumpers that characterized the 2.0. Either way, it’s red, it’s got Recaros, and it’s got a 7,200 RPM redline:

Year: 1990
Model: GLi 16V
Engine: 2.0 liter inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 109,000 mi
Price: $3,000 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLi 2.0 16V on eBay

A dying breed, an unmolested pre-93 Volkswagen is a rare find. An unmolested 16v GLI is even rarer. A favorite of VW enthusaists, the 16v GLIs and GTIs are the top level of performance offered in the MK2 (at least in the US). The 1990 model sported the 134 bhp 2.0 16v (it was 1.8L on earlier GLIs) mated to a quick ratio 5 speed gearbox making these cars are a blast to drive. The GLI also offered Recaro sport seats, BBS RA alloys and a GLI trim package that differentiated it from your every day GLI, Recaro Seats. 109K mileage, well maintained, new studded snow tires,sunroof w/ deflector. One small dent on left rear door, one small dent under trunk lid, one crack in windsheild on passenger side, right rear ext. door handle needs work.

Sellers, sellers, sellers…if you’re going to quote what makes your car special and then not have those items, don’t quote them. Case in point; “BBS RA alloys”. Yes, the GLi came with them but no, the wheels on this car are not RAs. They appear to be RZ alloys, probably off a Corrado. It’s a minor point, but it shows a lack of attention to detail in ownership. That’s backed up by the “quick ratio 5 speed” quote. Steering boxes are quick ratio, gearboxes are close ratio. But ultimately, you’re not buying the seller or the description, so perhaps neither of these things matter but I do have to admit they bother me.

The car shows signs of use, but overall presents decently for a driver. The 16V specific air dam needs to be replaced but last time I bought one from the dealer it wasn’t too pricey, there are some dents, but the important stuff is there. Critically for these cars, it’s unmodified. While it would carry more weight if it was a GTi 2.0 16V, at below $4,000 this car appears to be appropriately priced considering it’s current condition. It sure would make a fun daily driver!

-Carter

Afternoon Accessories: BMW E28 BBS Rear Spoiler

Sometimes it’s the small details that can help to set your ride apart. Few remember that back in the 1980s, BBS made body piece accessories. Though it’s more common to see the front spoilers come up for sale, in this case it’s one of the small rear spoilers that has popped up for sale. It’s a period correct look for your modified E28:

Year: 1982-1988
Model: E28
Condition: Used
Price: $225 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: BMW E28 BBS Rear Spoiler on eBay

Used BBS Trunk Euro Slim Spoiler For Bmw E28’s 524td/528e/535is/M5 Very Rare Spoiler!

Please note: Spoiler will need to be prepare for new paint to match your car will mount with 3M double side tape or silicone glue

BBS Part# Heckspoiler Typ:21.11.013 KBA 35596

Thank you for looking!

Posted with eBay Mobile

Obviously no one is going to rip the spoiler off a M5 or 535is to pop this on, but if you had a spoiler-less 535 or 533 with a few Euro details, this would be a great option to add in. The spoiler will likely need a little work to make it ready to work, but at $225 it seems pretty appropriately priced considering the rarity factor!

-Carter