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#1 (permalink) Old 08-05-2004, 02:05 PM
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Hi all, I am thinking of getting a 94' BMW 325is which has 122k miles on it. My question to you all is how long do these engines usually last when well maintained. please give me some approx. numbers so I know how long this motor will last me.

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one guy here has one that's got 300,000 miles, and I think he still tracks it...


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friend has a 92 6 banger with 230k miles on it, still runs very well with regular maintainance.

figure that if you take great care of the engine by changing fluids regularly, swapping out worn parts and such, the engine will take you far beyond 300k. better than what say a new cavalier will take you 100k!


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