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      02-28-2007, 09:40 AM   #1
Kafka
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Question Buying used M3, what to check for?

Folks,

It looks like I am looking at a 2004 M3 Cabriolet (no hard tops available in Canada, damn) at my local BMW dealer. It is BMW "certified" (so warranty for a couple of more years and has been "Checked out") and has 28,000 Kilomneters (about 18,000 miles) on it. I have done a number of "checks" on the VIN and all seems ok.

However, I have heard that the breaking in period for M3 engine is VERY important. Can anyone tell me of test I could ask for to see what shape the engine is in? Is there a way of telling if the first owner drove the &(^()# out of it without breaking it in?
K.
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