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Miles Nerona
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Looking @ this beauty,a 08 750I with only 70,000 miles on it.My question is,what to look for.Any input is much appreciated.Thank you in advance.
 

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Warranty! That's what you need to look for.
 

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Run forest Run I got mine at 68k
I'm now at 126 and finally knock on wood am problem free
Valve cover timing gaskets done 2600.00
New plugs and all eight coils
560.00
Alternator 765.00
Alternator bracket seal 900.00
Vacum pump 450.00
Van's solenoid gaskets 60.00
Guibu joint and center bearing 850.00
Full trans service with seal and sleeves 750.00
Rear camber kit after smoking thru the first set of run flats at 25k 700.00 plus new run flats
1000.00
Parking distance sensors front and rear all of them 600.00
Water pump 575.00
Thermostat 275.00
All new hoses and expansion tank 600.00
And a few more minor 100.00 to 200.00 dollar trips to my indy
But alls good now
Changing battery as a precaution b4 winter I'm sure that's another 500.00
Best of luck
 

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In addition to what's listed above your bound to have problems with the parking brake plastic gears breaking, a/c compressor bearings squealing, ABS computer failing, coolant crossover pipe leaking, and then plastic cooling lines, hoses, water pump, thermostat and every gasket in the engine will need to be replaced every 6-8 years.

Beautiful cars but not reliable at all. I've had 5 of these and all had every one of these problems in less than 100k miles.
 

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Be prepared for expensive repairs or learn how to do them yourself. You can scan page after page after page in this forum and see nothing but problems with these cars.
These cars are designed to expire just before their original lease does. It's really sad that a car that originally cost nearly $80,000 is less reliable than a $20,000 Chevy truck and the truck still retains its value.
It's a love/hate relationship at best.
 

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Miles Nerona
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Thank you all for your reply and comment's.I still went ahead and purchase this baby,Cant resist on the price.
 
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