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      12-04-2012, 06:18 PM   #23
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Didn't know Carfax now shows bio of previous owner(s).
Sorry for the confusion but the person selling the car is an old man
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Seems decent. Try and knock another $1500 off and do a CIC iDrive retrofit, and you'll have a really sweet car.
ya i was concerned about the cic idrive so maybe if he goes lower on his price that would be an awesome deal.
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On a car like this I wouldn't worry about a ppi because it has most likely been maintained well under warranty but still better safe than sorry. A prepurchase inspection is when you take the car to a dealer for example and they charge a fee and tell you the condition of the car and what is wrong or needs replacing. Usually thorough so that it covers all the areas of the car. You can get them done at third party shops or mod shops as well
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I would do one..any BMW dealer can do a PPI... I think they charge $100 - $150, they check out the car throughly let you know if there are any mechanical issues prior to buying the car
Thank you guys I will look around for a local dealership close to where he lives so I can have the car inspected just in case.
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      12-04-2012, 06:32 PM   #24
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where did you find the deal? im looking for 09 e92 and im not finding too many that for sale. other than this site, craigslist, autotrader, carmax where else is good for cars?
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      12-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #25
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where did you find the deal? im looking for 09 e92 and im not finding too many that for sale. other than this site, craigslist, autotrader, carmax where else is good for cars?
I found it on craigslist but you can check cars.com
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      12-04-2012, 07:13 PM   #26
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      12-04-2012, 11:43 PM   #27
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Good deal. I had to get my car all the way from Los Angeles (I live in SC), so you are lucky to find one locally. Tried looking for a dealership that would do a PPI and most of them refused. Said it was a liability issue.

You can also get it done at an independent mechanic. That's what I had done on my M3, and it passed with flying colors. Absolutely love mine.
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Good deal. I had to get my car all the way from Los Angeles (I live in SC), so you are lucky to find one locally. Tried looking for a dealership that would do a PPI and most of them refused. Said it was a liability issue.

You can also get it done at an independent mechanic. That's what I had done on my M3, and it passed with flying colors. Absolutely love mine.
It's the same story with me lol I live in california actually pretty close to la but the car is in arizona so I will be leaving tonight to go get the car tomorrow around 10 in the morning.

and ya I will have it done just to be on the safe side.
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      12-05-2012, 10:13 AM   #29
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just for peace of mind id go stealership...as youre almost out of facto warranty and maintenance costs do add up on ms... it does sound like a decent deal though
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[quote=fd2s2ke92;13101206]Sorry for the confusion but the person selling the car is an old man

M3 OWNERS NEVER GET OLD. MARK MY WORDS.
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