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.
I am considering buying a slightly used 3 series sedan and was wondering how many miles you can put on them before they need a lot of maintenance (ie. engine rebuild, new clutch/transmission, etc.) Can anyone help?
man i have a 91' 318iS manual and its badass with 170k on it, my gauges dont work, but i think its fuses so its np...if u hav money to play with get an iS model they r the best or an M but those are really expensive...get like a 318iS or a 325iS manual dont get an AUTO!!!
^^I want this where I live.
"Drag racing a BMW is like going fishing with a hooker, it's fun but it's not what you got her for..." - M3DUDE
Manual - The transmission hated by moms/wives/girlfriends everywhere...
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why do you keep posting the same post in 3 forums. You've heard what eveyone's said, they are almost bullet proof depending on the care given to the car... pretty much holds true with any car with a solid history and regular maintenance
let me see what all the fun in double posting is by copying this into all of your posts
I have 1991 318is and I have 198,000 miles on it and had no problems with it even with all of the abuse and upgrades that i have done to it.
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Mine is 248K km and still doesn't touch the oil (15W40 semi synthetic). What does that mean? E30 are rock solid cars if maintained well of course
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It seems they wanna finger print me and gimmie some years
They'll only get 1 finger while I'm shifting gears
Drag racing an m3 is like going fishing with a hooker, it's fun but it's not what you got her for.
There's no replacement for displacement.
I need to know!
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