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Originally Posted by Eric S.
Prices are always going to be all over the place on those older 5-ers, especially with high miles. I'd actually recommend you look into a good '91 thru '93 535i. It'll have a more powerful inline 6 than the 525 (over 200hp versus 184hp), yet offers all of the same smoothness & reliability benfits. There was a guy on this forum who back in late 2004 who bought a Sport Package-equipped 535i as I've described above, with about 110K on it for about $3500.
But good used E34's aren't exactly on every street corner, and the 525 was the only I-6 5-er in 1995. So if you're really enamored of the 525 you've discovered, I HIGHLY reccommend you pay the price to get it checked out by a competent BMW mechanic, BEFORE you buy it. Regardless of your choice, you'll still need to have a couple thousand $ you can put into it over the coming year or so to get everything sorted out on it.
Originally Posted by da_bull
da_bull is d-u-m-b, I meant 535 lol...
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