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#1 (permalink) Old 12-27-2004, 12:07 PM
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My '94 325i turned 70,000 mi. on xmas day. Bought the car a year and a half ago with 56,000 miles on it.

Just wondering, is there anything at this mileage that I should keep an eye out for going wrong? (Water pump already replaced)

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<span style='color:green'>1994 325i </span>- - - 75,000 mi.
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<span style='color:green'>1995 525i </span>- - - 154,000 mi.
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umm.. coolant system components? at 70k nothing really

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agreed coolant components, also keep a watch on the guibo disk if you havent already replaced it

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What are signs that the guibo needs replacing? I know there have been a lot of threads on this, but I never followed them.

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No mods - - - very happy as is!
<span style='color:green'>1995 525i </span>- - - 154,000 mi.
No squeaks or rattles... unreal!
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worn/cracked guibo problem will result in a vibration felt under the shifer. The faster you go the more intense the vibration. I had to change mine at 125k.

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i actually need to replace my guibo too, its not that bad right now though... i suspect it will get worse the longer i wait to replace it.

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i got 73000 and radiator jus cracked and the guibo was worn at the same time

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Anything else, besides the radiator and guibo? How long should clutch last?

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Clutch is relevant to how the car has been driven. Mine is going strong at 130K. On my first bimmer my original clutch was still good at 165K.
People have had to change them much earlier...

As far as anything else you really never know. But you shoul be good..

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What is the guibo?

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Just wondering, is there anything at this mileage that I should keep an eye out for going wrong? (Water pump already replaced)

odd mine's just hit 68k miles and just had water pump changed, overheated like crazy, heard if I didn't fix it could've melted cylinder heads...

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