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      02-12-2008, 04:35 PM   #1
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I'm in! I just purchased an '06 E90 325i w/18k miles for $23k - how did I do?

Hi All!

Being a former Mini Cooper S JCW owner, I have been lurking here for a while before buying and now that I've purchased, I've joined the forums and am glad to be a part of the community.

I was reading through a particular post on the classifieds and it had be concerned I didn't get as good a deal as I thought I did. I paid near $23k for this car: http://www.motorwerksbmw.com/Pre-Own...oryId=12086259

Did I do OK? Could I have done better? If so, how? They would let me out of the transaction if need be.

I had a 335i with only 13k miles for $32,750 lined up (posted in the classifieds for someone else to benefit from my negotiations), but I am not in a position to stretch the budget that far yet.

Let me know your thoughts. Thanks!

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      02-12-2008, 04:36 PM   #2
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      02-12-2008, 05:42 PM   #3
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Congrats for the choice................you will not regret it, the car run great and is solid as heck..............$23k is a fair price depending what packages comes with the car...............
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looks good to me.
i don't like the orange strip in the light though.
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      02-12-2008, 07:21 PM   #5
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You sound like you got yourself a car you need approvel for?
You got your self a BMW. They are all great. Enjoy the ride. Be carefull and stay cool.
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      02-13-2008, 12:44 AM   #6
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Congrats for the choice................you will not regret it, the car run great and is solid as heck..............$23k is a fair price depending what packages comes with the car...............
It has premium and heated seats, that's all.

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looks good to me.
i don't like the orange strip in the light though.
what orange strip? Is that not OEM?

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You sound like you got yourself a car you need approvel for?
Well, at least approval on the price/deal - I can back out of the deal in the next day or two, no hard feelings, so I want to be sure.
I would prefer a pre-modded one (body mods, just for looks) or a 335i, but I am not affording myself this right now (I have two young boys, private school bills, etc. - they are more of a priority, though I figure I can pretend I'm in a 335i, lolz).

Any advice on inexpensive/affordable additions that will dramatically improve the look?


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      02-14-2008, 01:03 PM   #7
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Any additional feedback? I want to feel good about this

Thanks!
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great deal - but color combo is .

tint the glass and put some rims and you should be ok...enjoy the car!
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heh, yeah, the color sucks, but the DW likes it, so maybe it will be hers when I choose to afford myself a 335

Should I do normal tint or mirror-tint? I like the style 162 wheels, but they seem hard to buy, lots of competition on these forums for them...
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The color combo is the classic BMW combo. Its a must for some old BMW owners to have this combo.
I you feel good about this combo its nice.
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Chunga, that makes me feel better, thanks!
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is this mystic blue? i like dun this color combo is that bad. What other color combos would u prefer?
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Yes, it is mystic blue... not sure what my favorite is yet though...
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