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Old 12-21-2012, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by CALWATERBOY View Post
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
It's relative. Most that own BMWs till they die pick them up used for ~$20K. There is always a a plentiful supply of 3->5 year old 3 and 5 series cars in the 17->25K range. Once a $4K repair bill arrives most dump their 10+ year old car and buy another used for $20K.

Luckily there are lots of filthy rich people who provide us with an oversupply of used BMWs. Mine was 57% of MSRP after 10.3K miles IIRC
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