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Old 01-24-2013, 07:20 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Nemesis251 View Post
No as in they didn't know if it was done. The manager claimed the car was checked out by his service dept but could not say it has been done. Shouldn't that be tracked with the VIN once its done by a BMW dealer?
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Originally Posted by Steezy View Post
It can be tracked by VIN, ONLY if it was done by a BMW dealer. If it was done by an INDY shop, you can't track it.

The only way of knowing is getting back to the previous owner(s). Don't fall into the dealer's BS ...
This is so true...

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Originally Posted by NICKBRUM View Post
Seriously not ever car out there is going to have a full paper trail along with it. That doesn't mean it is a POS. If you could make the purchase contingent on completion of inspection 2 I don't see a problem, especially if you negotiated a price your happy with.
This is what I would do. Reality is that the majority of cars out there won't have records or paper receipts....only from a true enthusiast will you have this...
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