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Old 07-21-2007, 10:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone I'm looking into purchasing my first car, a used E46, preferably off of Craigslist. I love these cars but I've heard that when something breaks, it's extremely expensive to get it fixed. What should I look out for when purchasing a used E46? Thanks
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Hey everyone I'm looking into purchasing my first car, a used E46, preferably off of Craigslist. I love these cars but I've heard that when something breaks, it's extremely expensive to get it fixed. What should I look out for when purchasing a used E46? Thanks
You know the old sayings goes " you can pay me now, or pay me later". I would suggest , if you are concerned on reliability, to get a CPO.
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