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Old 12-14-2005, 10:34 AM   #1
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745 Suggestions??????

New to site and hoping to get some answers.....

Looking to buy 2002 745i and since this was first year of this body style, lookig for any advise/feedback. Good buy or money pit?? Any suggestions? Thanks!

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Old 12-14-2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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I would say don't buy a first year model, unless you are getting KILLER deal. THey always have bugs.
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Old 12-14-2005, 12:42 PM   #3
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i think i read somewhere that the 745 had a ton of probs
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Old 12-14-2005, 01:19 PM   #4
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Stay away, 2002 is the worst year by far
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Old 12-14-2005, 01:27 PM   #5
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money pit!....don't do it!...why not check out hte 540i instead?
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Old 12-15-2005, 12:39 AM   #6
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i think i read somewhere that the 745 had a ton of probs
That would be me, it was a nightmare, dont do it... Go buy M3 and you will be much more happier.
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Old 12-15-2005, 12:45 AM   #7
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dont listen to them, buy it! 7 series is pimp...get the Li though, looks weird in regular wheel base.
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Old 12-15-2005, 10:08 AM   #8
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That would be me, it was a nightmare, dont do it... Go buy M3 and you will be much more happier.

what were some of the problems?
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Old 12-15-2005, 11:04 AM   #9
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dont listen to them, buy it! 7 series is pimp...get the Li though, looks weird in regular wheel base.

Yeha buy but not 2002 models, I had lots of problems. Missfires,Idrive frroze on me at least 5-7 times, They changed the tranny, dunno search for bimmer745i posts.
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Old 12-17-2005, 09:57 PM   #10
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My personal experience talking to a few 745i owners. Dont buy the 2002 - 745 lots and lots of problems computer issues. If you have a big bank balance and willing to go through lots of aggrevation then ok. Lots of recalls first year.

Go for the 2003 they had cleaned out most of the bugs.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:57 PM   #11
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dont buy 2001 either
wait dont buy a 7
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