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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-27-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By philly2000
I saw the car this morning. -Good shocks ...

I saw the car this morning.

-Good shocks
-Initials engraved on both doors (I guess one would have to paint the whole car to really get this removed?
-New Radiator
-New Brakes all four wheels...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-27-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By philly2000
2000 BMW 740iL - 77,000 miles - Advice for Buying

Can anyone give me some heads up on some common problems with a 2000 740iL with 77,000 miles on it?

Does this car have cooling system problems like the E36 and E39?

Allan
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By philly2000
I have a choice between a garage and a dealer for...

I have a choice between a garage and a dealer for repairs.

The dealership does outstanding work and sometimes has free cars to borrow while your car is being repaired....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By philly2000
Ha ha. A PPI is good advice. I found...

Ha ha.

A PPI is good advice.

I found these videos about the Cooling System Overhaul.

How much does a cooling system overhaul cost?

youtube.com/watch?v=Mco77TK94GU
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
Thanks for the help. I am going to pass on...

Thanks for the help.

I am going to pass on this car and posted another thread for the next car on my list.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=660566
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
Price (KBB) Excellent Good Fair $6,700 ...

Price (KBB) Excellent Good Fair
$6,700 $8,238 $7,688 $6,813
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By philly2000
1998 BMW 328i - High Mileage

I am going to look at this car tomorrow morning. Just wondering what kinds of problems the 1998 328i is known for at 90k miles.

Any comments will be appreciated.

Allan
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
I looked at the 2002 530i today. -Missing...

I looked at the 2002 530i today.

-Missing Key-less Entry Box
-Broken Cup Holders (they were stuck open, the owner said all of the BMW cup holders are broken.)
-Missing some tools from the tool...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_5_Series_(E39) ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_5_Series_(E39)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M54

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfdex#Closed_Crankcase_Ventilation_-_CCV

Thanks for the help.

Allan
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
Pre-Purchase Inspection (PPI) Ask if the...

Pre-Purchase Inspection (PPI)

Ask if the Cooling System has been done.
http://www.ehow.com/how_5029868_troubleshoot-bmw-cooling-system.html


Check History for vanos seals....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By philly2000
2002 BMW 530 i with mileage in the mid 90s

I am considering buying a 2002 BMW 530 i with mileage in the mid 90s.

The pre-sale inspection will cost $130.

Any advice will be appreciated.

Allan
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