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Old 04-02-2007, 12:52 AM   #1
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95 E34 as a beater for my old man

To all the fellow E34 owners,

I am looking to get a 95 E34 as a daily driver for my old man. This car will also serve as a winter beater for me.

From the trader the 95 525i ranges from $5K to $10K with similar mileage (from 160K to 190K km).

A few questions.
1. Is this car still reliable at these ages & mileages?
2. How much should I expect to spend, e.g., $2K, to get the car into a good condition for day to day driving?

Thanks.
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:32 AM   #2
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Ours has been perfectly reliable.
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Old 04-02-2007, 11:36 AM   #3
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mine has been perfectly reliable as well ...unless you **** with it
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Old 04-02-2007, 06:00 PM   #4
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do the regular maintenance and don't abuse the car and it should have some good years left in it



P.S good choice, e34's are the best looking of all bmw
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Old 04-04-2007, 09:52 PM   #5
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Is there anything I should look for (questions to ask) when I am selecting the right car? My preference is to find a 1995 525i with less than 150K km on it. Thanks.
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