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Old 05-05-2004, 09:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

I'm selling my golf and upgrading to a 95 325is! (finally)

What are some of the common things I should look for in a high mileage e36?



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Old 05-05-2004, 10:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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some common things
make sure the water pump has been replaced with a metal one.
always make sure you run a carfax before buying a car
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Old 05-06-2004, 06:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Mole!

Guys asking $9,800 for a 95 325is with 260kms.... (says it's been driven so easy it's on the original clutch) He bought as a demo 1yr old and has records from a local BMW dealer.

What would you pay for this vehicle in good shape?

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if i buy this, i'd love to get together with some Toronto e36ers this summer!
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Old 05-06-2004, 06:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That sounds a bit pricey. I wouldn't pay more than $9,000.00. See if you can talk him down a bit! :P
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yeah, seems a bit too high :|
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What would you all pay for this car?

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JESUS. Do not pay more than $6,750. That is way too high, no matter what the mods, if any. I would seriously consider a different car or a low offer like $6,500.
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I think he means $9,800 Canadian, he's from my area.

It's quite high milage so I'd say that's the max I'd pay for it. However, if it's not in the best condition, look elsewhere.

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Haha camnipotent was about to me....

These prices are CDN eh!

I'm going to aim for between $8,000 and $8,500 I think.

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