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      01-30-2013, 10:07 AM   #1
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Possibly joining the e90 scene

So I've had 3 e30's over the last ten years. An 89 325is, an 88 m3, then a 91 318is. My sister just offered me her 06 325i with 52k on it for 9 grand. I'm thinking of leaving the e30 world and moving on to a car that's newer and more comfortable to drive. The downside is this car is an automatic, and of course only the 325. Tell me your thoughts guys.
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      01-30-2013, 10:45 AM   #2
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not bad for 9gs.
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Buy it or let me buy it for that price
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cant beat the price
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for 9K i'd take it.
however it's a 325, for me personally it doesn't nearly have enough power to satisfy my need for speed :P
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      01-30-2013, 12:21 PM   #8
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would make a great daily and for 9k you cant complain.
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for 9k. i'd dd the shit out of it. I'd take it.
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      01-30-2013, 05:54 PM   #10
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Cool, I'm going to do it. Now it's just time to sell the e30...
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I drove a 1989 E30 325i for 18 years and 256,000 miles. I replaced it with a 2006 E90 325i and now have 200,000 on it. The E90 is a much nicer car to drive. The E30 is now a classic, but it has it's limitations.

However, your Sister's car is a non-sport package with automatic, so you need to consider that in your decision.
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You'll miss the e30 especially if your getting a 325i auto without sport package. But that's a really good price, have you thought about buying it and selling it making some $
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You'll miss the e30 especially if your getting a 325i auto without sport package. But that's a really good price, have you thought about buying it and selling it making some $
I don't know how his sister would like that. Kinda scummy...no?

And for 9k you'd be crazy not to.
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I don't know how his sister would like that. Kinda scummy...no?

And for 9k you'd be crazy not to.
Oh shoot I didn't see that. Nevermind sorry lol
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I'd say go for it, although it is a 325 it still has a 3 liter, only minor drivetrain differences between 330/325.

It appears to be a pretty basic model without sport package, HID and whatnot from what I can tell. Still a good deal if its mechanically sound. I'd buy it if I were in your shoes
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for 9K i'd take it.
however it's a 325, for me personally it doesn't nearly have enough power to satisfy my need for speed :P
faster then a e30 318 lol
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      01-31-2013, 03:00 AM   #19
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Definitely faster than my 138hp 3 series. It has the cold weather package, but no sport package, I don't think that it has the hid's. I would feel prettt douchey if I flipped the car that I bought from my sister.
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its a good deal, and yea it may be a 325, but the drive is well worth it
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No way would I leave an e30 for a base e90

keep the e30 and get that!
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So I've had 3 e30's over the last ten years. An 89 325is, an 88 m3, then a 91 318is. My sister just offered me her 06 325i with 52k on it for 9 grand. I'm thinking of leaving the e30 world and moving on to a car that's newer and more comfortable to drive. The downside is this car is an automatic, and of course only the 325. Tell me your thoughts guys.
For that price definitely!

Put in performance mods and seats and it will be a great car. Not the fastest but plenty for dd and fun. With 4-5K you can transform it.
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