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      05-28-2011, 05:59 AM   #1
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Too good to be true?

Hi,

As i'm looking for a 335i at the moment I came accross this. Its very well spec'd and has low miles and the price seems to good to be true??

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...62yn?logcode=p
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      05-28-2011, 06:26 AM   #2
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Well i live quite near th dealer if thats any use?
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      05-28-2011, 06:27 AM   #3
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Hmmm, maybe it's so low because of all those naff M sport badges. And on an SE to make it worse! Does seem cheap though...

Nice thing is that it's a manual.
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      05-28-2011, 06:39 AM   #4
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i'll have a fiver its either sold, cat d or a scam. way too cheap IMHO.
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      05-28-2011, 06:58 AM   #5
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Price looks a little low, but not excessively to suggest a Cat D.

I'd rather spend a little more and go for something like this and at least get a 1 year AUC warranty:

http://www.bmw.co.uk/bmwuk/bmwauc/de...AwMFBXODA2NjA=

And it's not too difficult to get the trim changed!
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      05-28-2011, 07:05 AM   #6
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Owned by a bell end, had a M badge in the Grill. Looks nice enough otherwise!!
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      05-28-2011, 07:48 AM   #7
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Priced about right me thinks. Owned by a clown though, M badges on the handbrake!!!
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      05-28-2011, 07:49 AM   #8
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Have not looked at all pics, you serious Paul... Hilarious!!
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      05-28-2011, 07:58 AM   #9
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And an msport wheel sticker on the lower part of the centre console
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      05-28-2011, 08:00 AM   #10
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Steering wheel looks shiny for only 35,000 miles. May just be the photo.
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      05-28-2011, 08:12 AM   #11
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Just wanted to make sure I wasn't the only one who thought there was something not quite right about this one. I think I'll give it a miss.
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      05-28-2011, 08:55 AM   #12
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5 year old car around 20 mpg could be a 56 and 440 a year to tax the money started to go in these.


one could be under 10000 next year
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      05-28-2011, 09:09 AM   #13
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How many M badges can you fit onto an SE BMW Competition winning car me thinks??
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      05-28-2011, 10:59 AM   #14
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And an msport wheel sticker on the lower part of the centre console
Looks like there's another one near the rear ashtray
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      05-28-2011, 11:38 AM   #15
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A quick google showed it sold at auction recently for just over 13k so it could well be true, top book for a '56 335i was about 17k
Might be worth a punt after some thorough checking, m badges can be easily removed.
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      05-28-2011, 12:17 PM   #16
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Looks like there's another one near the rear ashtray
And on the pedals.......
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      05-28-2011, 01:57 PM   #17
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Despite the advert wording it's not an Efficient Dynamics car.
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5 year old car around 20 mpg could be a 56 and 440 a year to tax the money started to go in these.


one could be under 10000 next year
Wishful thinking?
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      05-28-2011, 04:54 PM   #20
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Holy crap, thats a lot of M badges, are you absolutely sure that isnt a 320i underneath
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      05-28-2011, 06:34 PM   #21
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A quick google showed it sold at auction recently for just over 13k so it could well be true, top book for a '56 335i was about 17k
Might be worth a punt after some thorough checking, m badges can be easily removed.
How did you find that out on google lol? Nice one.

Another thing that didnt fill me with confidence is the title describes it as SE, then he refers to it as M Sport throughout the rest of the advert. It seems like a well spec'd SE though but from what people are saying 18K aint enough for the M sport i want , in fact a search on BMW AUC shows that even 20K isnt enough as only 1 hit comes back. O well. gona have to wait a bit longer i guess.
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Is that really the piano black trim? It looks grey to me. Maybe it's just the photo?
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