Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. BMW-326.

74k image of BMW-326 4-door limousine
(data for limousine)
Years of production: 1936 - 1941
Overall production: 15949 units
4x2 4-5 seat, 4-door 6-light limousine (usually), 4-seat (or rarely 2-seat) cabriolet
Engine: 50hp/3750rpm, 6-cyl 4-stroke OHV, 1971cc
Length: 4600mm, width: 1600mm, height: 1600mm
Wheelbase: 2870mm, clearance: 220mm
92k image of BMW-326 2-seater sport cabrioletFront wheel track: 1300mm; toe-in: 0-2mm; camber: 1degree; caster: 0degree30' - 1degree30'
Rear track: 1400mm
Turning radius: 6.0m
Bore/Stroke: 66/96 mm
Pistons type and material: MEC, aluminium alloy LegEC-124
Cold clearance between tappet and valve stem: intake - 0.3mm, exhaust - 0.3mm
13k image of BMW-326 4-door sunshine limousineCompression ratio: 6:1
2 carburettors Solex, vertical
Dimensions: diffusor - 20mm; main jet - 100/56 in conditional units; idling jet - 0.45mm
Ignition system: battery (Bosch, 6V), battery capacity - 77 A*h
Interrupter-distributor type: VE6/AS-174; contact clearance: 0.4 mm, rotor turns clockwise
Generator type and power: RG90/6 1500RST
Starter type and power: BCG0.5/6 RS28; 0.5hp 57k image of BMW-326 4-door cabrioletSpark plugs type: DM175/1; 18mm; electrode clearance: 0.6 - 0.7 mm
Cylinder work order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
Clutch: dry single plate
Clutch pedal clearance: 20-30mm
Gearbox (by Hurt or Zahnradfabrik): 4 speeds
Ratios: I - (3.85/3.62/3.75), II - (2.38/2.52/2.28), III - (1.54/1.51/1.54), IV - (1/1/1), rear - (3.44/3.67/4.02)
Differential ratio: 4.875, bevel gear with spiral tooth
Front suspension: independent
23k image of BMW-326 4-door limousineRear suspension: whole axis on torsion shafrs or on 2 longitudinal semielliptical springs
Hydraulical all-wheels shoe brakes
Normal flexure of ventilator belt: 20mm
Weight: 1100kg
Maximal speed: 115 km/h
Climb: 40 degrees
Tyres: 5.25-17 inches
34k photo of BMW-326 2-door 4-seater CabrioletTyre pressures (atmospheres): front - 1.5, rear - 1.5 - 1.7
Fuel capacity: 60 L
Fuel consumption: 10.2 L/100km
Cooling system capacity: 7.5 L
Oil carter capacity: engine - 3.5 L; gearbox - 1.25 L; differential - 1.00 L

First car (74k) is standard limousine, owned by A.Anni from Estonian UNIC club.
Second (92k) picture shows 2-seater sport cabriolet, owned by P.Schwieger from Berlin, image from "Svet Motoru" magazine, Czechoslovakia.
96k photo of BMW-326 2-door 4-seater CabrioletThird 13k image of sunshine (sliding roof) limousine was found in Internet and sent to me by Peter Gruzdev from Sankt-Petersburg, Russia, thanks.
The 4th 57k b/w image of 4-door 4-some cabriolet is taken from Liucijus Suslavicius book.
The last 2 photos of 2-door 4-seater cabriolet are from Classic Car Collection and Reinhard Frank's book "Personenwagen der Wehrmacht", PODZUN-PALLAS.
Following BMW-326 parts are needed: steering column, air filter for the carburator, signal lights on-top of the front fenders, three original Jäger gauges: a) oil pressure, b) refrigerator temperature, and c) fuel tank level; then four white balls for the window elevators and two white balls for the door opener, front- and rear bumpers (only double ones), speedometer, and some other staff for the instrument board. If you can offer something, please drop a line to andresin@offampus.es and to manuel.gonzalez@adecco.es, Manuel Gonzalez, Madrid.
If you have to add, ask or correct me, you are welcome to write me by E-mail Contact. Andrei Bogomolov.
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Last updated 16 V 2000.