Considering a '95 540i... - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-16-2008, 07:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
DIRTE30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Elizabethtown, KY
Car:
Posts: 393
Photos:
DIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to DIRTE30
Considering a '95 540i...

Hey all you 5'ers... I am considering purchasing a '95 540i sedan. It is an automatic with 150k on the odo. Are there any major issues that I should be looking for at this kind of mileage with this model? Never owned a 5 series much less a v8 model. Little hesitant... used to 3 series. I am going to be selling my TDI Jetta and buying a larger car due to a new addition to the family. Lookin for your two cents here.
DIRTE30 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-16-2008, 10:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
Millions of them.
 
Torque's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: USA
Car: e36 w/ a m42
Posts: 14,878
Photos:
Torque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond reputeTorque has a reputation beyond repute
Read up on the nikasil vs alusil block issue. That's the biggest thing with a 540i.

Other than that, BMW E34 5 series Website
__________________
Torque is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2008, 10:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
DIRTE30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Elizabethtown, KY
Car:
Posts: 393
Photos:
DIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond reputeDIRTE30 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to DIRTE30
Yeah... was aware of that little issue...she's good on that... just didn't know about the drive trains... specifically the slushbox and all the little quirks one might expect in the electronics or interiors and such.
DIRTE30 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting a 540i maybe stracer 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 18 06-10-2006 12:14 AM
02 540i GabyS600 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 3 03-01-2005 08:56 PM
'95 540i 95bmw540i Classifieds Sell & Buy 0 01-07-2005 01:55 PM
'97 540i EnFuego66 Classifieds Sell & Buy 2 05-09-2004 10:06 PM
540i asohel 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 7 01-26-2004 01:17 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.