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#1 (permalink) Old 10-06-2003, 10:11 AM
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Love the forums guys, but I am currently looking at a 97-98 M3, the particular one is a '97 with 58000 miles, estorial blue coupe, very nice. Is there anything I should be concerned about? I know the plastic bladed water pump was a problem on 95's (learned that from here!). Is there anything I should watch out for? What options were available then?
 
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Have a mechanic look it over, do a car fax, check for accidents, and get all servive history...thats all you should need, if all that checks out then you're good to go.

Plastic fan in the pump was changed to metal in '96

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do what cam says, its always best to get a professional (outside of the actual dealer whos selling the car) to look at it. get them to do a once over on it. and one little thing to check is the tires. i noticed that some m3's comming with staggered rims have all the same tires sometimes because the dealer doesnt know that they are suppose to be staggered. check that (its stupid but it does happen)

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Excuse my ignorance...what does "staggered" mean?
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