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Old 12-30-2007, 08:11 PM
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Mein Auto: 1998 540i 6-speed
Originally Posted by Ryan M View Post
Telling someone to get rid of their car or not to own one because they can't afford repairs is preposterous.

Bimmerd00d, it's your car do what you want. If I were in your shoes I would have to think of some other alternative as well, $430 for regs is certainly not something I have money for. Hope everything works out alright.
I love the guys that think BMW's are the most expensive cars to maintain. If it's not a window regulator on my E39, it would be the transmission on my g/f's Cavalier, or maybe the fuel pump (VP44) on our Dodge Ram diesel. I figure the E39 has a goofy issue here and there, but rarely is the car undriveable because of it. It's not like i CANT afford the regulators, i can't justify the bill for them. So $430 that i'd spend on rear window regulators for something i barely use is unjustifiable. I'll gladly get a few shocks or maybe some control arms that keep my 540 driving like a charm.
2011 535i xDrive M-Sport - 114k miles
2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 - needs a core support or a new owner (cheap)
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 - Cummins with a Bully Dog and some goodies
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