Basic POS E30 — the Official Definition

When I’m selling you a POS E30, this is what version 1.00 of the “basic POS” definition entails. (Published on 12/19/2913, 11:22 a.m.)

As to the drive train:

Missing from the car are certainly …

  • Radiator and hoses
  • Oil cooler
  • Coolant hoses in the engine compartment
  • Fuel hoses on the engine side of the metal lines
  • Engine wiring harness
  • ECU
  • Battery
  • Power steering pump and bottle
  • Engine with everything on it
  • Transmission
  • Clutch
  • Bell housing
  • Torque converter
  • Shift lever and mechanism
  • Drive shaft and guibos
  • Exhaust manifold, downpipe, o2 sensor, exhaust, cat, muffler
  • Fuel pumps

Included are, in case you were wondering:

  • A/C condensor
  • A/C compressor
  • A/C electric front fan
  • Lower subframe
  • Steering rack
  • Front suspension
  • Brakes including lines and booster
  • Relays on side of firewall
  • Fuse box
  • Clutch pedal and master cylinder (if stick shift)
  • Rear suspension
  • Throttle cables
  • Throttle
  • Wheels with tires
  • Fuel lines
  • Fuel tank

As to the interior:

Missing from the car are certainly …

  • Seats
  • Door cards
  • Side panel on 2-door models
  • Speakers if premium
  • Sound system
  • Dash panel below steering wheel
  • Window switches
  • Rear center ashtray
  • Glove box and latch
  • Sports steering wheel
  • New-style bumpers
  • Tool kit contents
  • Jack
  • Lug wrench

Included are, in case you were wondering:

  • Dashboard
  • Center front console and HVAC behind it
  • Center floor console
  • Instrument panel
  • Steering wheel if not sports
  • Pedals, pedal box
  • Steering column and stalks
  • Doors with internals that make them open and close the door and the windows
  • Door and trunk locks
  • Headliner including sunroof
  • Glass
  • Tool kit container
  • Main carpet
  • Kick pad carpets
  • Trunk carpet
  • Hood sound deadening
  • Speakers if standard

As to the exterior:

Missing from the car are certainly …

  • All bumpers if new-style plastic
  • Center grille
  • Tail lights and bases
  • Low-beam headlights if “angel eyes”
  • Front valance
  • Main splash guard

Included are, in case you were wondering:

  • All bumpers if old-style metal
  • All body panels including sunroof
  • Side front grille
  • High-beam headlights
  • Low-beam headlights if not “angel eyes”
  • Side impact strips

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