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Old 04-13-2005, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Everything else is OK, and the car looks great (which i know doesn't mean sh!t) and the Carfax report says

"CARFAX found no odometer rollbacks for this 1994 BMW 325IS AUTOMATIC "

09/15/1999 108,509 Moritz of Arlington
Arlington, TX
817-436-5858
www.moritzdirect.com
Vehicle serviced

02/25/2000 113,979 Texas
Inspection Station
Desoto, TX
Passed emissions inspection

10/10/2002 Vehicle Repair Center
Alameda, CA
Vehicle serviced

10/10/2002 153,136 California
Inspection Station
Alameda, CA
Passed emissions inspection

10/17/2002 153,138 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Hayward, CA
Title issued or updated
New owner reported

04/26/2003 156,971 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Jose, CA
Title issued or updated
New owner reported

05/07/2003 156,982 Vehicle Repair Center
Los Altos, CA
Vehicle serviced

05/07/2003 California
Inspection Station
Los Altos, CA
Passed emissions inspection

05/24/2004 94,685 California
Inspection Station
Passed emissions inspection
INCONSISTENT ODOMETER READING


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CARFAX analyzed this mileage history and is uncertain whether this reading represents a rollback or a clerical error. Please verify the mileage with your dealer or a qualified mechanic.

05/25/2004 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Jose, CA
Title issued or updated
New owner reported

I thought the owner(it has had 4 owners) might have replaced the engine with a used one...but my friends telling me this is too fishy.......what to do..what to do....

the car has 106,000miles on it right now...so it has been driven for about 12,000 since the last inspection.....
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Old 04-13-2005, 12:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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THe car probably has at least 170K or more on it from looking at the carfax. I bet the instrument cluster was replaced around 160K. Then a cluster from a bimmer w/ 95K was thrown in there. Definitely fishy if the seller has negelected to state this fact..
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