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3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

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Old 02-23-2004, 03:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ghead Need some advice..I have a 1993 318is that I paid only $4000 bucks for..and is in excellent condition..inside and out..I bought it from the orginal owner..who took very good care of her (little old lady..no shit)...It has 93000 miles on it now..

My situation is..I live overseas (military) and will need to ship it back to the US..but it will cost me $1800 bucks..

Should I pay to ship her back or sell it??

I'm thinking..there is no way in hell I will ever find another car for that price and in such good condition.

What should i do?? ghead
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Old 02-23-2004, 03:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sell it. but if the car is that good of a deal then look further into getting a better deal on shipping.

also talk to a member named balucanb he was in the same situation as i recall
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Old 02-23-2004, 04:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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definitley sell im sure u can find another good one for under 5800$ since it would cost u half the value of the car to ship
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Old 02-23-2004, 07:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Why can't the military ship it back? I shipped a car to and from Incirlik, Turkey.
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Old 02-23-2004, 08:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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if i remember right they will ship a car from america to where you are stationed and back but not a car you buy over seas... most likely for some stupid rule designed to encourage the US econ and crap... and to not make it tooo easy to just import cars.
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Old 02-23-2004, 11:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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find a buddy in the AF who flies cargo and have him pack it up on a not-so-full flight.

Worth a shot, anyway.
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Old 02-25-2004, 04:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i'm with el presidente on that one ^^
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Sell that shite and get a 325 or 328
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Old 02-26-2004, 09:42 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah...it is just a 318..

I think you should maybe try to sell it near the price you bought it for...SCAM!

buy one when you get back.
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