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Old 03-27-2014, 11:52 AM   #61
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Thanks for the response, I'm actually on the road headed there now. I'll be sure to take plenty of pics and get the VIN as well.

If this all works out I'll be trading in my 2011 335 xdrive towards it. Which I don't mind since I've wanted this car since forever. I'll def have to get a winter car though!


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Thanks for the response, I'm actually on the road headed there now. I'll be sure to take plenty of pics and get the VIN as well.

If this all works out I'll be trading in my 2011 335 xdrive towards it. Which I don't mind since I've wanted this car since forever. I'll def have to get a winter car though!


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Old 03-28-2014, 05:29 AM   #63
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A Buyers Guide for the E46

So I went to see the car yesterday and utilizing the checklist provided I was able to look over most everything. I was even able to have them put it on the lift before and after driving. The only thing I didn't have was access to a laptop to do the inside stuff. So far no subframe issues or leaks to speak of. The only issue preset was a pad sensor light, which I was assured would be sorted out when I negotiated for a new set of pads and rotors. I'm already budgeting for a cooling system refresh as well as major maintenance items for a car with this mileage. It's got nav and the cold weather package as I can see the heated seats and ski pass through. Any additional info is welcomed and appreciated!

Mileage: 80,517
Engine: 6 Cyl. 3.2L
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Body: Coupe
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love all of this information. saved a copy for when i go get mine..
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Do 330ci that don't have the sports package come with the sports suspension?
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Man I am glad I was referred to this post! Lots to consider on making a leap into the world of BMW cars. I have a Beemer motorcycle that has been great, but now it's time for four wheels and a top.

Have my eye on a couple convertibles and so far at least, neither one has that SULEV engine. Going to print out the check list and grab a flashlight to go look at them.
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Man I am glad I was referred to this post! Lots to consider on making a leap into the world of BMW cars. I have a Beemer motorcycle that has been great, but now it's time for four wheels and a top.

Have my eye on a couple convertibles and so far at least, neither one has that SULEV engine. Going to print out the check list and grab a flashlight to go look at them.
Let us know what you come up with. If you post any questions about the car before you purchase, lots here would be ready to help out.
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