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      05-25-2007, 07:13 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by CaptOz View Post
I'd go for a near new LOVED 335i.


i flogged my car, as i'm sure a few other people did too, and it hasn't broken down yet, and i haven't had any engine problems

Originally Posted by vgr02 View Post
MPOWER - I understand your logic but these days cars don't really need to be broken in. Even if the younger wannabe F1 test drivers "rip it to the red-line" the cars are so de-tuned that you are not anywhere near the danger level of killing the car or causing long term damage. 5000klms on a car (especially a BMW) is nothing. I'd be more concerned about buying the one that was involved in the accident but even then, I'm sure the repair work would be unnoticable.
the people who bought my first car were actually understanding in that they knew because i had had my rear bumper replaced (due to an accident), that my car wasn't going to fall appart from a twisted chasis