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E60 M5 (2006 - 2010)

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Old 05-06-2010, 08:46 PM
bimmerguyjoey bimmerguyjoey is offline
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Has anyone bought an M5 at the wholesale auction?

How does it work? Can you see the car first or just have to rely on the wholesaler's opinion?
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:56 PM
Jeremy Walker Jeremy Walker is offline
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I would strongly advise not to purchase a used, auction, vehicle.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:42 PM
Cpowers5 Cpowers5 is offline
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I wouLdnt

Had a deal done last week here in Dallas only to find the car had been wrecked. Find a car from a reputable dealer orate least have it checked by one, cheapest insurance you'll buy on this car.
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Old 10-11-2010, 09:51 PM
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I have purchased 5 cars from auctions and never had a single issue. You can view the cars before hand and you can run autochecks/carfax reports before they go on the block. If you know cars and know where to look for damage you can find signs. Also good rule of thumb, low mileage on these cars is a much safer bet.
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