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Old 11-14-2010, 07:18 PM
xsivhp xsivhp is offline
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Location: Lexington, KY
Join Date: Nov 2010
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Mein Auto: 1995 325is
Well I went and test drove the 325is today, its gonna need some work, but I think I can get it for under 2k.

Here's my concerns:

#1- driver rear suspension is soft, so soft in fact that it rubs on the tire. Keep in mind the rear tires are too large for the car's 18" wheels. Maybe a busted shock, it didn't seem look like anything was broken, but I'm not real keen on what to look for.
#2- rear seatbelts are stuck, as if they have been locked out. Should be an easy replace.
#3- I couldn't get the trunk to lock, the key would go in, but wouldn't turn. I'm a newb to BMW- so maybe its something I'm doing.
#4- Driver door wont unlock the car, but the passenger side will? I researched it, maybe its a actuator.
#5- other than the above listed- just some minor dents and dings, interior wear... a good cleaning up should be sharp.

I didn't tell the guy anything on price negotiating, but he understood I wanted to research some of my concerns. I'm going to go back and look at it again in a day or so.

Any heads up advice?

Here's a few photos:

Last edited by xsivhp; 11-14-2010 at 08:06 PM. Reason: added pictures
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