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Old 05-30-2010, 07:31 PM
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Wuzz good on the 850i

what do you guys think of a 1991 850i? Is it good or bad? ups or downs?
any info would be great!

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Old 05-31-2010, 08:39 AM
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It's a BMW that requires attention just like any other. My main concern is the overall condition of the car. Is it a project or can it be driven home & work with a few minor repairs and servicing? Just depends on what you are looking for and how far your money will go. I bet it will be a great car regardless. It's a classic in it's own class!!

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Old 05-31-2010, 08:35 PM
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I have had my share of ups and downs with mine, but when the dust settles, you will undertsand what it means to be driving the true "Ultimate Driving Machine".
There is nothing like the feeling of driving a V12 luxury cruiser (we call them land-jets), just make sure you get a good one.
Check out www.wuffer.net and download the Pre-purchase inspection checklist to give you an idea of what to specifically look for when attempting to purchase one of these rare cars.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:55 PM
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Old 06-01-2010, 12:21 AM
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one thing to keep in mind. have extra money for when things break on them! i'd love an old 8 series though.
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