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Old 12-18-2006, 07:40 AM   #16
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if your on a budget and all you have the the purchase price of the vehicle, DON'T BUY IT!!!!!!. There is a great chance that you will have repairs in the near future with this many kms and that can be costly. This is not a japanese econobox that all you have to do is change the oil and put gas in it.
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Old 12-18-2006, 12:59 PM   #17
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this is a bmw so i should expect durability and reliability ?
You don't want to do that! BMW != reliability.
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Old 01-03-2007, 02:33 PM   #18
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Mileage seems high

Mileage does seem high for the price. I'd look at an E36 or pay a bit more for a lower mileage E46.
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Old 01-28-2007, 06:03 PM   #19
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Wholesale on the car in the black book is $9.5k with this high km

what do u guys think $11k tax is good ?
Black book is irrelevant, be more concerned about "real world value"

I think $11k taxes in is an absolute rip off!

You should be able to get a private sale car with 80k less mileage for that kind of price...

On a total aside - What do you guys think a 99' 328i with 320,000km is worth??
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Old 01-31-2007, 03:44 PM   #20
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this guy is selling the car for 9600 plus tax (approx) approx

if this car is cert & e-tested, i donno how you can say its a rip off
a vw jetta is going for this price if not more... the average 2000 328 costs 15,000+

just have the car checked out at a bmw specialist.. make sure everythiing is tip top and thats all, nothin to worry about


look at it this way, this car will last at least 5 years

9600 divided by 5 years is 1920
1920 divided by 12 months in a year is 160 $

no where will you ever find a lease on a e46 for 160 $ plus taxes
and after the 5 years, it still has some kind of value, and ur not just giving it up to the dealer for nothin or have a buy out price
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Old 02-03-2007, 02:08 PM   #21
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well its been some time now its been sold

now i am looking to spend more and get a car with less km

i found at dealers 01-330ia sedan 160km $16500
private 01-330ia sedan 110km $17500

my main debate is if i should go for 330 or 325 , and now i want one at least 2001

insurance cost is no issue here

as i got quoted $135/mth full coverage for an 03 -325

oh yeah and it has to be a sedan as i have a 1 month old baby

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Old 02-03-2007, 02:22 PM   #22
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I'd recommend a 330 over a 325 any day. No comparison. Try driving a 330 before you decide between the 2.
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Old 02-03-2007, 02:26 PM   #23
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I'd recommend a 330 over a 325 any day. No comparison. Try driving a 330 before you decide between the 2.
yeah i will as the last bmw i drove 5 years ago was a 97 - 328

would a 330ia -automatic- still have balls ? even though it would not be manual ?

i am not looking for a racecar but would like to have something under my foot when i need it

i dont plan many mods , rims, red/clear tail lights, indash pioneer, and thats pretty much it

xenon lights , but i hope they come on the car from the factory
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Old 02-03-2007, 03:15 PM   #24
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I bought a different 328i 2000

Back in October i boguht my 328I for 15000 tax in witl 135000 sport kit harmon kardon etc. i thought the 10000 for the expense of a 100000 extra km was pretty decent no?

btw i bought it privately.
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Old 02-03-2007, 04:09 PM   #25
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now the private 01-330ia sedan 110km $17500

turns out rebuilt from states, us car with salvage title

again beware its on craigslist
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Old 02-03-2007, 04:48 PM   #26
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FFS, it's RMP Motors not RPM Motors!

edit: contact infor for both RMP and Bimmersport is up top under the Sponsor's section.
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Old 02-03-2007, 04:50 PM   #27
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330's in auto are still plenty powerful. Nevertheless, the same car with 3 pedals will rock the shit out of you. These car's are pretty fast - or maybe just feel a lot faster than they are - when in manual transmissions vs. auto.
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Yup, a manual is definetly the way to go, though the auto's are very peppy as well, they both break loose, the stick just a lot easier than that auto.
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:43 PM   #29
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The used car business is so shaddy, what ever you do have a garage check the car out first.
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