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Old 10-06-2011, 09:26 PM   #19
JINT
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Originally Posted by Dado 540 View Post
Engine is bullet proof and will take you well over 500K

However...everythign else on the car will break.

Outside door handles break off
Inside door handles break off
window regulators fail $$$
cooling system fails
auxilary water pump fails
valey pan gasket fails $$$
valve cover gaskets
cup holders break
pixels dont work properly on the odometer
trunk rusts
hood rusts
front door rust
power steering leaks
rear main seal leaks $$$
abs module failure $$$
speed sensors
ignition switch
drive shaft hanger bearing
headlight adjusters
Crank Case Valve (CCV)
air bad sensor in the seat cracks $$$
etc.. i could go on and on

stay away from E39 if you want my advice. Cars are too old and are prone for failures
you will dump alot of money into it and resale value is garbage.
I don't think so about the 500K part, i know at least 4 540's that are owned by friends or relatives at over 350K and they burn oil like no tomorrow already. But YES it will drive to 500 LOL.
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