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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 01-31-2006, 09:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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200,000 Miles!

WOOHOO! My car will hit 200,000 when I start my trip home from work today! Currently it sits at 199,968... I should arrive home with 200,015. She is starting to get "a little valvey" right now, so I think I will treat her to an adjustment in the near future, but otherwise, running strong!

This is the part where all of you congratulate me and give me and my car a virtual pat on the back (trunk?)!

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Awesome, man. Keep on trucking.

I know there's a volvo group that distributes grille badges to commemorate such occasions.
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Old 01-31-2006, 02:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's just getting broken in . Yours looks better than mine (my '87 325es is at 280,000 and still going).

Gotta change my tie rods though...
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It's just getting broken in . Yours looks better than mine (my '87 325es is at 280,000 and still going).

Gotta change my tie rods though...

yea same here, try 250,000 miles wait try 150,000 miles, then your odometer takes a shit, you put a new one in, and it hits 100,000 while you are on your trip to AL.. Ha ha


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Congrats man.

I'm getting there ... 179k on the clock (m20 here as well). Those engines are bulletproof.
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Congrats man.

I'm getting there ... 179k on the clock (m20 here as well). Those engines are bulletproof.

How about M52??Bulletproof as well?
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Awesome, man. Keep on trucking.

I know there's a volvo group that distributes grille badges to commemorate such occasions.
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Do you have more pics of your car? Looks awesome....
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I have seen those badges on some "Well Travelled" Volvo's! I wonder if any Bimmer Club does that?

Just thinking out loud...

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I have seen those badges on some "Well Travelled" Volvo's! I wonder if any Bimmer Club does that?

Just thinking out loud...

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I don't think anyone does at the moment, but maybe we should email BMWUSA about that ... Owners Circle should start doing something like that.
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How about M52??Bulletproof as well?
If you treat her right

Change that oil more than the bmw 15k miles recommendation though zeaq.
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Nice job. I need to start driving my car more, or I'll never see 200K.
Or maybe I just need to get off my butt and go to Bimmerfest, for a quick 7K, then go to Missouri for a quick 2500... just drive all the time. Oh well, I like that mine is fairly low mileage.
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130k for me. Still running strong minus the missing screw.

hopefully she sees 200k

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I had 300,000 on my 87 240dl volvo, it was still running when I gave it away...
Found another 87 240 with only 80,000, so had to get it!
I had both the 200,000 and 300,000 badge on her! They required documentation !
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