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Old 11-22-2005, 01:31 AM
zachgeo zachgeo is offline
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Originally Posted by Nigel-DV
Thanks for that, reasuring, if of course the head gasket hasn't gone. I'm buying the car this morning and having a BMW expert friend of mine check it over in his garage.
Can't you have it checked out before buying? A 2 mile drive seems like an inadequate test, given what you desribe. That said, I agree with Mott -- the smoke and the mayonaise thing could be from the car sitting around too long, and moisture building up. But why take chances -- can you convince the seller to let you drive it for a few days, so you can get a better impression?
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