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Old 05-23-2011, 11:46 AM
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Location: SF Bay Area, California
 
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Mein Auto: 2000 Imola Red E39 M5
Preventive maintnence is key to these cars. Dont buy a E39 M5 if you dont like cars. Tires are expensive and same with gas but no **** when you have a FAST V8. Get one that has already had the VANOS unit fixed/replaced, I wouldnt be to concerned about rod bearing failure. I love mine to death and I take amazing car of it. I am constantly doing things to it because I love cars to death. Id get a 2001 and up just because you get the angel eyes, tail lights, and upgraded NAV but if the price margain is huge it doesnt matter you can always buy those things from other board members for half the price.
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