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My 2 cents worth..... (archive)

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Posted by Quentin on October 16, 2001 at 00:26:39:

In Reply to: Let the Flames Roll... But why do some BMW owners posted by Kenny on October 15, 2001 at 08:52:57:

I bought my E34 because of the modifications not despite the modifications. Horses for courses I guess.

My car had been from dealer to dealer getting cheaper each time because no one wanted an E34 with big wheels and sports suspension and a manual transmission.

The trick is to find the car you want. Let someone else spend all the bucks on the modifications and then buy the car. The V12 E34 is a perfect example there is no way the guy who did the mods recouped his outlay but the guy who bought it got a supercar for a shopping trolley price.

When it comes time to sell you may have to wait for a while for the 'right' buyer but, hec, you only need one.

Quentin
1991 535iM with heaps of stuff


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