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Old 09-18-2004, 01:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How bad do you guys think a salvage title car is? I can get a 2001 M3 for $25 000 with no damage but it will have a salvage title. Will i be able to sell it ? please tell me your opinion i need as much information i can get. Because its a big risk.
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From what I heard most people don't like to buy salvage cars for 2 main reason 1. being that the frame was once damaged and no matter how much it was rebuilt will never be as good as the original. 2. Cars with salvage titles are a lot harder to resell later.

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But some cars even dont have frame damage they just were stolen and than recovered
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But some cars even dont have frame damage they just were stolen and than recovered
yea i guess that's true but i'm just saying the salvage title looks bad on resale. but you probably knew that already.
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seriously man, its an m3...common why would you want to sell it! lol
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seriously man, its an m3...common why would you want to sell it! lol
in 5 years you gotta to move on but I see what yous saying
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I would be very leary of buying an M3 with a salvage title. If the car was tweaked in an accident then the structure of the car has been compromised and going into a corner hard might have interesting consequences.
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Dude. My aunt fried her 325's electronics with a hair pin and that car was f'd from that day on even though everything was replaced professionally.

I don't want to even want to begin to imagine what kind of problems a salvaged M3 is going to have. It must have been majorly screwed to be totalled.
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