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Old 05-03-2013, 03:52 AM   #1
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Pre Purchase Inspection - Longbeach/ Irvine


What place would you recommend to get a PPI done from in Irvine/ Longbeach area during the weekend for a reasonable price? What is the average cost and duration?

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Old 05-08-2013, 01:35 PM   #2
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If you go to a shop, they'll typically charge you 1-2 hours, so $100-$200 or up depending on labor rates down there.

Another option is to find a BMW enthusiast to come with you to check out a car. I show we have 6 in LA with BMW experience, probably more in the surrounding areas.

Take a look: http://www.jewelorjalopy.com/inspectors/

I'm way more active on bimmerforums.com (user sfgearhead) but can tell you the one thing to check is the cooling system for a replacement after 8 years / 80k miles.

Good luck!
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