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Old 04-01-2012, 07:43 AM
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Mein Auto: '01 X5 3.0 '02VetteVert
That car, in situ, probably has a dead/nearly dead battery, and a good film of debris and grit on the paint surface. The batt can be resurrected , but not via the high amp 'hot shot' process that dlr will probably give to it. The paint needs a careful, thorough washing before the pre-delivery cleaning, which is often handed out to $8/hr guys who are not exactly detail experts.

And, some questionable gas quality, and possibly some condensation in the gas tank, from sitting that long with a less than full tank...

The winter tires, if top quality, are some comfort, but cranking tires on and off, and on rims twice a season is tough on the wheels, vs having a 'winter set' of a wheel/tire combo, imo.

Those would be my concerns; as to whether one should press for the new MY...dunno.
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