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Old 03-07-2013, 06:49 AM
Firecatdriverf7 Firecatdriverf7 is offline
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Oh and I would not get a merk s class can you say rust rust rust, well up hear anyways Merks don't like Canada
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:51 AM
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If you're happy to deal with the problems like the cooling system and transmission then I really would see no problem with buying that high mileage car.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:04 AM
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If that's the problems with the car . That's easy I rebuild drive lines for my day job, the worries were All electrical related, Not a big fan of rebuilding complete wiring harnesses. I'd rather dig a hole in the backyard!
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:08 AM
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If that's the problems with the car . That's easy I rebuild drive lines for my day job, the worries were All electrical related, Not a big fan of rebuilding complete wiring harnesses. I'd rather dig a hole in the backyard!
As far as I'm aware when things fail its almost always an entire module / something inside the modules. You can just pull them out and direct swap them.

CD Changer breaks but is repairable if your handy wiht a screwdriver, ASK (amp / radio player) is harder to repair but can be replaced second hand for reasonable prices, same with logic 7.

Generally the rest of stuff isn't too bad.

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Old 03-07-2013, 07:29 AM
Firecatdriverf7 Firecatdriverf7 is offline
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Love it great, guess then its really not as bad as all that, it's a great looking car and clean lines not overstated, Humble car that's what drew me to it
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:58 AM
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Frack got a call on a 04 330xi with 90k miles or 140 km A++ for 7000 dammit love to get both
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:11 PM
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You watch Galactica???
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:27 PM
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2 funny , I only curse when working on something. Just being polite
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Old 03-09-2013, 03:08 AM
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Think both the 745 and 750 have the same main problems. How r the 750 better besides less mileage.

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Old 03-09-2013, 05:20 AM
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Oh well got this one and getting a spare power train just to keep ahead of the curve
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:19 AM
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I have 02 745LI. Heard about various problems from both 745 and 750. Keep hearing how 750 is better can anybody tell how. Also pretty handy with tools. Been lucky enough not to have any major issues. Bought it with 100k miles and now have 142k.

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Old 03-09-2013, 08:39 AM
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The 750 seems to be a little more refined?? But still same issues but Mabey less??
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:41 AM
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Also have silver color

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Old 03-09-2013, 08:49 AM
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Kool at the dealer their was a few to choose from 745-750 02-06 but the one I got was the cleanest, just not a huge fan of the 22"s oh well brand new tires so can't really complain !
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:52 AM
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For a large car it's quick, nothing like my gt-500 but still goes, mabey do some tuning to it
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:21 AM
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Scored a one owner well maintained, documented 02 loaded 745i w/110k for $10k last week. Love it!!! Feels better that a. I bought it from a BMW dealer (traded in) and BMW financed it...
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:27 AM
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That's great have fun, new hear they go for 140,000 so 10 grand is sweet eh?
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