E90Post
 


GetBMWParts
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > 1995 525i Touring



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-16-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
rdub315
Captain
 
Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Syracuse, NY

Posts: 637
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2007 E90 335i  [5.00]
1995 525i Touring

How would you feel about a near mint car of this vintage, that has 283k miles but has been meticulously cared for and maintained, with the service records to back it? A local guy has one for sale for about $2000, and I'm considering picking it up as a winter ride.

I spoke to the gentleman on the phone for a good 30 minutes, and he clearly knows his BMW inside and out. He would probably refuse to sell it to me if he knew I was going to bomb around in the winter in it. Lol.
__________________
JB4 G5, BB E85 flash, Walbro 255, AE exhaust, AA downpipes, ETS FMIC, Vishnu DCI, ETS charge pipe, Tial BOV, BMS OCC
H&R Touring Cup Kit, Linea Corse 818, General G-Max AS-03
rdub315 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2013, 02:41 AM   #2
Meeni
Gateropode
 
Meeni's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 330i 06
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: TN

Posts: 1,785
iTrader: (0)

Does it have DSC or traction control ? Just last week when we had sudden black ice, the only cars that were left stranded on the shoulder of the road were older RWD that didn't have it, everybody else managed to get home.
Meeni is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-17-2013, 11:49 AM   #3
rdub315
Captain
 
Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Syracuse, NY

Posts: 637
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2007 E90 335i  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Meeni View Post
Does it have DSC or traction control ? Just last week when we had sudden black ice, the only cars that were left stranded on the shoulder of the road were older RWD that didn't have it, everybody else managed to get home.
yes, it has traction and stability control.
__________________
JB4 G5, BB E85 flash, Walbro 255, AE exhaust, AA downpipes, ETS FMIC, Vishnu DCI, ETS charge pipe, Tial BOV, BMS OCC
H&R Touring Cup Kit, Linea Corse 818, General G-Max AS-03
rdub315 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 08:16 PM   #4
backlikes
Registered
 
Drives: e92 black/black/black
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

It looks like a good deal, however the miles are just so high

Quote:
Originally Posted by rdub View Post
How would you feel about a near mint car of this vintage, that has 283k miles but has been meticulously cared for and maintained, with the service records to back it? A local guy has one for sale for about $2000, and I'm considering picking it up as a winter ride.

I spoke to the gentleman on the phone for a good 30 minutes, and he clearly knows his BMW inside and out. He would probably refuse to sell it to me if he knew I was going to bomb around in the winter in it. Lol.
backlikes is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      02-25-2013, 03:46 PM   #5
rdub315
Captain
 
Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Syracuse, NY

Posts: 637
iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2007 E90 335i  [5.00]
I actually passed on buying it. The car was honestly in too good of shape to be used as a winter beater and to throw dogs in. I just wouldn't have been able to throw the dogs in it without having a heart attack every time. I wasn't real concerned with the miles - it was clearly taken care of.

I ended up buying a 2002 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport this past weekend. Should be a fun little winter beater.
__________________
JB4 G5, BB E85 flash, Walbro 255, AE exhaust, AA downpipes, ETS FMIC, Vishnu DCI, ETS charge pipe, Tial BOV, BMS OCC
H&R Touring Cup Kit, Linea Corse 818, General G-Max AS-03
rdub315 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      03-11-2013, 07:43 AM   #6
Trek4510
Registered
 
Drives: Black 2008 328XI
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: United States

Posts: 3
iTrader: (0)

Yep

Probably smart
Trek4510 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:02 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST