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Old 01-22-2013, 11:16 AM
tampamark tampamark is online now
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Mein Auto: 2006 650 convertible!!!
Look at the thread below for the flawed coolant pipe design. BMW is a great company and make a great car. But they do not make a car designed to last forever, at least not in the current time. I don't know about previous generations.

The car is designed for performance and luxury not for longevity. Just my observation in owning my first BMW! There are many parts that can fail, the one that has not been mentioned is the poorly designed coolant pipe through the middle of the engine:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...t=coolant+pipe

It would be nice to see if either car had already had this replaced...

If you are buying the extreme of what you can afford and cannot handle a $1000 - $2000 repair, or are not a DIY wrench guy, then I would avoid this car. If not go for it! The 6 is a great ride.

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