1982 BMW 323i Baur

1982 BMW 323i Baur
Memorial Day 2010 First Drive 1982 323i BMW Baur Lapisblau M20 5 speed #4154 of 4595 made. The car was imported to California by Dietel Enterprises. I have since changed the wheels, installed the clear turn signal lenses, and I am in the process of installing a new cabriolet roof. I have to do something about those bumpers, too. :) I love this car! To see one of the reasons why, check my post "Score One For the Good Guys" on 6/26/2011.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Video!

Thanks to Mike Miller and BMW Group Classic for posting this little Christmas Video!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Baurspotting!  ;)

Thursday, December 21, 2017

1984 bmw BAUR TC2 - $14500 (Glendale).... Relisted!

1984 bmw BAUR TC2 - $14500 (Glendale)

Thanks to our friend and fellow Baur owner Eric B. in California for the heads up on this TC2 for sale on Craigslist in the Glendale area (near LA).  we have seen it listed before*! 

The seller makes an interesting statement in his ad (below:
"only 1800 BAUR enter in US very rare and extremely collectible"

I would be curious to know where he got that piece of information.  We do know that BMW officially imported only 7 TC2 US Spec Baurs to the US,  That's right:  seven!  Baurspotting has located between 100 and 200 TC2s around the country, most of which are 'grey market'  Eiro-Spec cars that were privately imported by individuals, not by BMW. 

But 1800??

I will try to contact the seller and try to track that down.  Maybe he knows something we don't?   ;)

Something tells me he has been reading Baurspotting, however!   He posted a pic of his Baur plate without any prompting from me!  Looks like B41137.  It is already listed in the International Baur Registry, btw.  

1984 bmw e30 
cylinders: 6 cylinders
fuel: gas
odometer: 112000
title status: clean
transmission: manual 
im saling my 1984 bmw BAUR TC2 in very good condition 
strate 6 cylinder engine 323i 
5 speed stick shift 
all maintenance are complet
clean title 112000 miles last Carfax Show 106000 miles 
only 1800 BAUR enter in US very rare and extremly colectible
registration is good until next year
clean inside and outside 
run exhelent start up right away 
lots of new parts 
smog check is good for new owner 
no trade only cash asking $14500 OBO
call 818-five72-7449

Thanks, Eric!  ;) 

*Interestingly enough, we have some pics on file of this Baur, in an earlier lifetime.  It was located in Westlake Village at the time, apparently.  Land it looks like it wasn't always so happy!  
We also have a notation that it was also a 320i in an earlier life!  No rear trunk badge.  Hmmm.  

Here is an earlier post, back in August, 2017.  Note the price differential! 


Uwe Kosel's 1975 Cabrio Targa in Germany!

Here are some pics that Uwe Rosel of Germany posted yesterday in the BMW '02 Club Garage Facebook page.  Congratulations and welcome to Baurspotting, Uwe! 

Uwe's Baur now has the M42 engine, as you can see here.  

Welcome to Baurspotting, Uwe!  ;)

Also, thanks to Marlin Hubner for posting this chart of the 1974 models, chassis and date. 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Out of the Shadows, And Into the Light: Jean Claude Chucho's Elvira (TC1 320/6) Emerges After 15 Years!

UPDATE:  Jean Claude has sent us a pic* of his Baur plate, and it qualifies as a NEW FIND!  Baur #1575!

Congratulations and welcome to Jean Claude Chucho who introduced himself and his Baur today in the Baur BMW Owners Facebook page! 

Hi baurpeople,
I'm jean-claude from Paris in France, i look a few pages of your group... so i think i have something for you...
I just found my new passion... my new love...
A very seductive BMW E21 TC1 BAUR 320/6 with a lot of beauty surgery... and a very difficult caracter... she's out of 15 years of jail...
And she's very angry... she have beautiful eyes but a very cold regard...
Let me introduce to you Elvira... the devil daughter 
In few days, i will repost more of pictures with more details...
Thx for for this beautiful facebook page... with a lot of passionate people.

We look forward to learning Elvira's  Baur number!  

Congratulations again and Welcome to Baurspotting, Jean Claude Chucho! We look forward to seeing more of Elvira... out of the shadows, and into the Light!  ;)  

*It is a NEW FIND, folks! 
Baur #1575
International Baur Registries:




December 21, 2017 More new pics from Jean Claude:

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Guess What? Another Red Australian TC2 Baur! Yikes! ;)

What's up, Australia?  It appears the place is fairly crawling with red TC2 Baurs!  ;)  Here is yet another one!  Baur 5503 is a 1986 325e that Scott Whyatt sold this year from Perth to the Sydney area.  Scott saw the series of posts in the  E30 Facebook page and .... well ... here it is in Scott's own words: 
"Saw your recent posts in the e30 australia group re: baurspotting. Thought you might like to see one I sold earlier this year from Perth Australia to Sydney."

It is a 1986 325e Baur number: B 45503-13. And guess what...... it is NOT listed in the International Baur Registry yet, so it is another NEW FIND! Woo hoo!

Now our task, folks, will be to track down the new owner to welcome him into our Baur Community! ;)  

Sydney Baurspotter Alert! ;)

Baur B45503-13

Thank you, Scott for the info and the pics!  We will try to reach out to the new owner!  Who is in the Sydney area?  Please keep a sharp eye out for this 325e Baur!   

Stay tuned!  ;)