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Old 12-03-2010, 07:41 AM
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Many people have 130K+ miles on their E39 M5's. If you stay up on the preventative maintenance, and plan on budgeting about $1,200 per year to maintain it (excludes tires), you be fine. It's a great car, I've daily driven mine for 5 years (about 50K mi), and it's needed it's share of maintenance work, but has never left me stranded. As long as you have the $100/month set aside in the bank for when you need to fix a leaky rear main seal, or worn out bushings, or a leaky rear diff, you'll be fine and should love it.
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