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Old 01-18-2005, 10:15 PM   #1
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Looking at an e34 535i

What do you think of this car?

http://www.buysell.com/showad.asp?id=34946415

thnx in advance
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Old 01-19-2005, 07:46 AM   #2
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Nice in Standard! I think it is about $1000 to high.

For comparison, out of T.O. of course, I just bought in October a 1990 BMW 535i (auto however), certified and e-tested for $5300 with 170,000km. I had some minor mechanical to do right away so spent another $600 up front to get everything perfect. Body and interior were good!

So really, I think that $6G for a perfect 89-90 535i, is about right.
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Old 01-19-2005, 08:51 AM   #3
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Looks good hey
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Old 01-19-2005, 09:49 AM   #4
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you need to check some critical areas when you are checking a 535i. Like headgasket, overheating and front end suspension parts.
The subframe bushings should be inspected also.
Engine leaks and transmission leaks, and all the maintenance that should have been done has to be checked.
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Old 01-19-2005, 11:02 AM   #5
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Don't forget the rust. First place to rust is the bottom of the doors.
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Old 01-19-2005, 11:07 AM   #6
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True botom of the doors, near the gas cap and gas door and bottom of the fenders under the car.
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Old 01-19-2005, 09:13 PM   #7
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Thanks for the help...any more imput is helpful
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Old 01-19-2005, 09:49 PM   #8
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Ive got a 1990 e34 535i. I love it. I seriously dont think you can go wrong with a good 5 series.
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Old 01-19-2005, 11:21 PM   #9
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^^^ sometimes i wish i bought a 535, but my boss was giving me an offer i couldnt refuse for a MINT 3
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Old 01-24-2005, 09:35 PM   #10
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you just cant turn down a good 5er. Have you bought it yet??
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Old 01-25-2005, 02:39 AM   #11
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My friend is quite interested...i want him to join the bmw club. He is going to look at it soon
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