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Forum: 1968-1977 (E3, E9, E12)

(1968-1977) The line of six cylinder luxury cars produced at the time to compete against Mercedes Benz. The sedan (E3) and coupe (E9) provied to earn quite a reputable name in auto racing. Models were given names denoting their engine sizes, and suffixes to indicate the long-wheelbase (L) and fuel injection (i) available on later cars. The coupés were all named CS, followed by i (for fuel injection models) or L (for light-weight models, which also had fuel injection and higher power). The BMW E12 is the first generation of 5 Series executive cars, which was produced from 1972 to 1981 and initial models were powered by inline-four engines, using either a carburettor or fuel-injection. A year after launch, the first model powered by a straight-six engine was introduced. By the final years of E12 production, most models used a straight-six engine.

  1. Sticky Thread Parked: 1972-1981 (E12) knowledge base

    Started by BmBoy91, 11-12-2010 11:02 AM
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  1. Turn signal stalk needed for 72 Bavaria

    Started by OregonMTB, 01-02-2021 11:50 PM
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    01-24-2021, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  2. Any one have a Bavaria parts car?

    Started by OregonMTB, 04-25-2020 12:10 AM
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    01-23-2021, 01:47 AM Go to last post
  3. Question BMW E12 hood torsion bars

    Started by Rogelio, 01-12-2021 08:44 PM
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  4. Alpina B2 Airbox fitment

    Started by ngrosso, 12-21-2020 08:36 PM
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  5. Early ZF transmissions for sale

    Started by sharkski, 07-13-2020 09:18 PM
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  6. I can't take my eyes off this auction.

    Started by CroughtonE32, 11-26-2020 01:33 PM
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  7. E3 Piston for Austria

    Started by Gery12, 11-23-2020 09:54 AM
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  8. Selling a set of stock E9 rims of my 3.0cs

    Started by sharkski, 11-22-2020 01:42 AM
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  9. E3 Racer

    Started by Shipper, 12-16-2012 08:34 PM
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  10. E12 Triple Weber Manifold

    Started by jmkbmwcar, 10-19-2020 06:45 AM
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  11. Trunk mounted battery

    Started by ra0507, 10-08-2020 04:48 PM
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  12. What wheel is this on my CSL?

    Started by TBone1209, 09-19-2020 01:25 AM
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  13. E12 workshop manual

    Started by Achm3d, 08-27-2020 01:42 AM
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  14. 1973 2002 Fuel

    Started by Jaybur, 06-27-2020 03:29 PM
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  15. Thumbs up Time capsule E12 520i at BAT

    Started by Retromotive, 05-14-2020 05:49 PM
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  16. WTB: 1976 bmw E12 530i left front quarter panel

    Started by Trese, 04-06-2020 03:20 PM
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  17. BMW e12 Original taillights

    Started by dogabon, 04-07-2020 07:59 AM
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  18. Where do i find the electric choke plug 1980 E12

    Started by Bibiguy97, 01-01-2020 05:31 PM
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