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Old 10-30-2012, 04:58 PM
HuskerNationRR HuskerNationRR is offline
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Mein Auto: Ford Mustang GT
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Originally Posted by edjack View Post
Pay a BMW mechanic to go over the car mechanically. Take heed to what others here say.

If the only thing wrong is a bad trans, worst-case is maybe $5k for a factory rebuilt unit, which is the best way to go. Local rebuilds tend to be of poor quality.

These cars, as they get older, need more intensive maintenance, and this car is 15 years old. If you need to rely on a shop to do the work, you should probably walk away. If you have solid automotive DIY experience, these cars are not that difficult to wrench.
That is understandable. I do my own mechanical work. Did all the modifications to my Mustang, (IE Cam, heads, clutch) but I am not looking to purchase something that I need to wrap a bunch of money in. Just thought I might have found something decent, but looks like would be more of a headache than its worth. I will have to probably look at the classifieds on here
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