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Old 06-23-2006, 11:29 AM
BorisKV BorisKV is offline
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Location: Madison, NJ
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Mein Auto: 98 528i 5spd, 08 X5 4.8i
Both of my cars have this issue. It is much more pronounced on 1998 528 which spent first half of it's life in Missouri (hot and humid). On the front rubber is brittle and it is especially bad in corners and passenger side is leaking some water around the windshield corner (pretty sure it is not sunroof). On the back - it is detoriating - but not that fast. And on my 1999 wagon it is better since it spent most of it's life further north but still not like it should be. I also have 1995 Dodge Neon ACR which spent most of it's life in Missouri and it's seals are in even better condition than on 1999 528iT. It is just amazing how BMW is willing to save pennies by chosing crappier and crappier materials with each year. I guess profit is the king.
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