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      11-05-2009, 11:51 AM   #1
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Buying Advice!

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I have my eyes on a 56 320d SE saloon, any advice or concerns to be aware of?

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      11-05-2009, 12:00 PM   #2
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      11-05-2009, 12:40 PM   #3
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      11-05-2009, 12:52 PM   #4
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      11-05-2009, 01:02 PM   #5
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Hi people

I have my eyes on a 56 320d SE saloon, any advice or concerns to be aware of?

Thank you
As an owner of a 57 320i SE my advice would be to get an M-Sport. I really miss the extras that an M-sport gives you. IMHO you are doing the right thing getting a diesel. I've had a 316d courtesy car for the last 3 weeks and I love it. Much nicer to drive round town (than my 320i) as it has got loads of torque. Don't even ask why may car has been in the stealers for the last 3 weeks!!!!
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      11-05-2009, 01:02 PM   #6
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As above, unless at a BMW dealer, or renewed, chances are it is out of warranty....

What is the spec, and what is your budget?
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      11-05-2009, 02:01 PM   #7
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i would go for m sport too, i have just been offerd 14500 for my 06 320d m sport 18 wheels and leather 41kmiles, trying to deal in jan for something newer,
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I'd say that was a pretty strong offer James!
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      11-05-2009, 02:19 PM   #9
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I'd say that was a pretty strong offer James!
yeah i know and that was on a 24k car now i know whats its worth ill shop around
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      11-05-2009, 02:26 PM   #10
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You gonna go for a 6 cylinder model when you change?
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      11-05-2009, 02:56 PM   #11
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      11-05-2009, 03:10 PM   #12
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You know it makes sense......I sniff a 335d!
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Nothing wrong with an se Just get one with M Sport seats
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Nothing wrong with an se Just get one with M Sport seats

lolz..........and M Sport suspension
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      11-05-2009, 03:54 PM   #15
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      11-05-2009, 04:05 PM   #16
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and the black headliner and sport steering wheel
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I am happy with the SE as my budget wont stretch to an M sport . Its not from a BMW dealer but a nice example with full BMWSH and low miles.

Any weak points on them.
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      11-06-2009, 02:29 AM   #20
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Had a 55 reg 320i SE now have 59 320d M-sport which rides better with less crashes over pot holes etc, although it supposed to have harder suspension
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Wow suprised a 316d is nicer to drive than a 320i.
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      11-07-2009, 12:08 PM   #22
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Wow suprised a 316d is nicer to drive than a 320i.
Nobody was more surprised than me. 116bhp versus 150bhp and it still had a loads of torque. Might be just the way I drive as I am light footed on the throttle. The steering was much lighter as well which made it easier around town. The only complaint was that the uphostery looked a bit baggy and badly sewn.
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