Do BMW's have bad resale now?

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  1. guest

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    Because a used 545i with 30k miles is only like $25k:eek3:
     
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    what year?
     
  4. Small Block LSX

    Small Block LSX BMW | N54 | LSX | Gun | PS3 | Parent | Night CREW

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    I've noticed 5 and 7 series BMWs being insanely cheap around here too. Just wouldn't want to buy something that could possibly be extremely expensive to fix.
     
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  6. Gary Busey

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    hmmmmmmmmm
     
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    At the dealer the parts are expensive but a lot of independent parts stores are very cheap, cheaper than GM, Toyota, etc.
     
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    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    5, 6 and 7 series generally sell for pretty cheap used.

    3-series are hit or miss. :o
     
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    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    if you're a mechanic, look up the parts costs.... :hsugh:
     
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    its the gas prices now. Before, it was the people that couldnt afford them new, that bought those cars. That same group id not looking to blow cash on a car + gas. Civic hatch prices are going up. So are VW's.
     
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    bought mine for 45 a year ago, can sell for 37 all day(335i)
     
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    :eek3: fuck, if I was out of college and had a job I'd snatch one up in a heartbeat for that price
     
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    :hsugh:

    Those places get their parts from BMW dealers.
     
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  15. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    :rofl: No.
     
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    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    Less than a 50% drop in value over 4 years. Not bad. :dunno:
     
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    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    What kind of truck are you looking at?
     
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    So you are saving maybe 3-4 percent on parts and having to deal with a shady ass independent that will fight your parts warranty if that part breaks again.
     
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    installing some parts isnt the problem; it's when you get into the parts that interact with the DME or other electronic doodads is when you start having a problem, adn you end up having to get it taken or towed to the dealer anyway.

    and there are more electronics than ever with each new generation.

    engines/chassis/mechanicals aren't the problem with BMWs; the electronics and other such things are what most have problems with.
     
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    Do you work in the business?


    No?


    THEN SHUT THE FUCK UP.
     
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    Word...those doodads can be a motherfucker.
     
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    no kidding. the only problems i've had with BMWs is usually electronic; my M3 had some SMG problems early on...tail lights...and that's probably it; cousins E36 had some electronic problems as well; same with my GF's X3, and her two brother's e90 and e92's.
     
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    shut ur mouth mr m3, 335i will walk you all day! man the fuck up and get a real m car
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

    worthless.
     
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    Seriously, son. You have no idea how many customers I have come through that have had problems with an independent wanting a copay, or not warrantying a part in any way because they bought it through the independent but didn't have it installed there.
     

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