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Old 02-05-2009, 08:14 PM   #16
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You guys mention they are easy to work on - in which way? Easy access with lots of space? Or were things designed to be taken off without pulling everything else out?

Just went to test drive one last night, and was thoroughly impressed.
SOLD! LOL I love my 540i/6
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:36 PM   #17
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Lightbulb If you're looking for a cheap car...

Here is a 2003 M-tech w/ high km's for less than $8000 on autotrader.ca

http://www.trader.ca/Search/Details....7467144%7C

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Old 02-05-2009, 10:08 PM   #18
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SOLD! LOL I love my 540i/6
Did you end up buying the one I went to look at or something?


Thanks, Dinan, but I'd prefer to have something without high mileage.
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Old 02-05-2009, 10:32 PM   #19
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Here is a 2003 M-tech w/ high km's for less than $8000 on autotrader.ca

http://www.trader.ca/Search/Details....ADS=7467144%7C
holy hell that's a deal if the KM is less than 250k
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Old 02-05-2009, 10:52 PM   #20
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holy hell that's a deal if the KM is less than 250k
I'm sure it will be over 300km.

Are the M62 engines durable? Is the M62B44 any better than the M62TUB44?
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Old 02-07-2009, 12:28 AM   #21
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Red face Looking for a NICE one...

Mine has < 50K on the odometer .....sorry...NOT for sale ...EVER!!!

Best advice I can give you, is to be very patient.
It took me over a year to find my 540.
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Old 02-11-2009, 11:45 PM   #22
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Head gaskets - check
Thrust arms - check
Lower control arms - check
Radiator - check
Water pump - Check
Door handles - check
Vapour bariers - check
Auto tranny - check

What's wrong with the auto on these cars?
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Old 02-12-2009, 01:54 PM   #23
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Did you end up buying the one I went to look at or something?


Thanks, Dinan, but I'd prefer to have something without high mileage.
What I was trying to say is: if you loved the way it drives buy it. Thatt's why I said "SOLD"
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Old 02-14-2009, 04:02 AM   #24
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What's wrong with the auto on these cars?
+1 on that.
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Old 02-14-2009, 08:25 PM   #25
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Im nto too sure about the standard, but i know that auto have problems with reverse piston, and even the forward. The torque converter turbine is made out of aluminum and tends to chip and break pretty much. I've see the pistons from the auto trannys and there is half of the ribs missing.
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