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#1 (permalink) Old 04-01-2004, 02:02 PM
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I was looking at used bmw's for sale in the are and I come across a 82 745 Turbo

it's 2500... is that too much or too little... says interior is good, exterior fair and it's got low miles

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i'd pull the dip stick look at the oil color
run a compression check if possible
let her warm up and idle listen for noise
and take it for a ride and if you cant feel it shift...it sounds like its a winner
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Also check the cooling system, look for any fresh fluids underneath where the car was parked, and make sure you take a good long ride and feel out the tranny, if it whines or slips at all, or changes gears rough, it might have been abused and is going to crap out.

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