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Old 10-09-2011, 06:19 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by restore View Post
Among my family/friends/co-workers who own BMW's, none of them have done any sort of preventative maintenance. Actually, the only one who had his water pump break down was in his 1985 BMW 5 Series at around 185,000 miles. So, for the general public, PM is a nonexistent thought.

I'll still get the cooling overhaul eventually done though, as I'm all about "peace-of-mind" and not having a car leaving me stranded. My old 300ZX did that too often.
smart people get the most out of everything, say no to preventative maintenance money burning.
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