Thread: Engine/Car Life
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by MP3_E46 View Post
True but there are already cheap used E9x motors on the market from wrecked cars. New vehicles are so affordable that most cars are junked at 120->150K miles.

Most diesels these days have turbos, high pressure DI, bluetech and a bunch of other things to go wrong... now electric cars... they are simple motors and will run forever.

But would you want to pay the cost of BMW motor + R&R? I argue: Most don't agree $60-80k BMW's are inexpensive, buying and/or maintaining.

Electric motors heaven sent....too bad energy density's not there t'run 'em. If it was internal combustion would be gone baby, gone!
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