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      02-24-2013, 10:11 AM   #1
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335i SE Touring

Hello all,

Has anyone been to see this car:

http://www.hamptonautomotive.co.uk/u...01305500773226

I was initially put off by the Pan roof but I'm thinking it may be worth a punt. I assume the lack of I-Drive may be an issue for some and hence why it's hanging around ? Mileage looks reasonable and I reckon with an Alpina lip and de-chrome it will look quite nice. Going to see if I can view it during the week sometime.

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      02-24-2013, 11:37 AM   #2
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No but waiting on a call back about it...

It was advertised a couple of weeks ago then dropped off the autotrader before I had chance to phone (I need to change to a touring). I presume someone wanted it but couldn't get credit as that is normally why cars come back onto the market.

Left a couple of messages when I saw it again this morning. Would have liked to see it today as I am local to it, but no call back yet.
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      02-24-2013, 04:12 PM   #3
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dont forget this (pre07) will be a high tax version (>225g co2)
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      02-24-2013, 04:25 PM   #4
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Good point
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      02-24-2013, 05:23 PM   #5
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Let us know how you get on. I'm not 100% on the car but would be interested to hear your thoughts if you decide not to proceed with it.

Cheers.
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      02-25-2013, 07:58 AM   #6
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Interesting, when the day comes that I have to sell mine for something more suitable for a family this would be ideal!

It would make a great base car....

So whoever buys it make themselves known as I might be intouch in a couple of years!!
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      02-25-2013, 08:06 AM   #7
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Heard back from them: The car is in prep at the moment and ready to view tomorrow.
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      02-25-2013, 01:00 PM   #8
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looks really nice and good value at that price these hardly ever come up, even less so in manual form.
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      02-26-2013, 05:10 PM   #9
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Quote:
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I was initially put off by the Pan roof .
what's wrong with a pan roof ?
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      02-27-2013, 07:59 AM   #10
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If i was in the market for a 335i E91 i would be jumping all over this car. looks like it's been looked after and love the roof.
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      02-27-2013, 09:41 AM   #11
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I love my pan roof. Once of the reasons i bought the car!

If it goes wrong i'm reasonably confident i know how to disable the rear section from lifting and causing damage, but if you use it and maintain it there should be no issue.
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      02-27-2013, 01:27 PM   #12
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I would look for a car with a panoramic roof. M sports in particular have a very dark interior.
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      02-27-2013, 03:39 PM   #13
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      03-01-2013, 05:32 PM   #14
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Sold! Anyone here?
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      03-02-2013, 01:48 AM   #15
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A bloke from Hull apparently was viewing it yesterday morning. Probably him. Don't think he's on here.

Will keep a beady out on PH for a post.
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      03-02-2013, 07:43 AM   #16
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I have put down a deposit on this car. I was told that someone from Hull was going to view it yesterday morning and so I thought I'd missed out. So I gave them a call late morning to confirm whether it had been sold, it hadn't. The Hull chap was a no show so I convinced my boss to give me the afternoon off and drove 3 hrs to view it. Apparently after receiving loads of calls over it, I was the first person to view it.

It's not perfect, but I think it was reasonably priced and I got a decent deal. There are a couple of issues that need sorting out by the dealer but I'm hoping to pick it up next weekend
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      03-02-2013, 09:51 AM   #17
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Nice one mate.
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      03-02-2013, 09:57 AM   #18
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Nice one, sometimes you've got to travel to find the right car.
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      03-02-2013, 10:18 AM   #19
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Congrats. Lovely car that
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      03-02-2013, 01:15 PM   #20
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Thanks chaps. Looking forward to performing some tweeks to it
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      03-02-2013, 02:34 PM   #21
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Yep - well done, was quite tempted myself. I think the black on black on black with the SE trim and ellipsoids look very distinctive - doubt there's another like it. Lack of iDrive might bother some but it's a pretty dated system on an '06 and one less thing to go wrong.

Good luck with it!
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      03-02-2013, 03:46 PM   #22
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Well done, I'm glad it has gone to a forum member
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