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Old 03-15-2011, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by reb78 View Post
The reason they gave me was that the 2.5 was 'bulletproof' - their words....i dont know if thats true. They gave me the impression that the 2.5 rarely went wrong.
I'm not a six guy but maybe its is true that there are less problems with the 2.5. 'Bullet proof' maybe be a bit too strong a word for any BMW six with the head gasket problems and all. Then again many engines that are well taken care of have no problems. That statements may bring the house down on me. Fire suit on.

Maybe some that can speak with authority will comment and give us all the straight dope. Where's Mr Bluebee?

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