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1995 BMW 518i (E34) 163k MOT sold

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Just discussing now, but feel free to send me offensive offers to save Jim stress, me hassle and Sam another day driving North

 

Any other time I would love it.  Unfortunately I couldn't even insure it or fill it with petrol at the moment.  

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I'm going to give it a day or so for any interested parties to get in touch; I'd dearly like it to be wanted much further North, so I could justify getting it here and having a go for a few weeks.

Just to reiterate, if anyone is even tempted, talk to me. You could be part of a greater plan.

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Yo gang, this had sold but I bought it back (because I wanted to keep it), so am selling it for what I paid for it back. As I am hopefully acquiring a potentially demanding Frenchie, I would rather focus on its upkeep.

 

£275 for this fine German, or I am open to a swap within reason, although this is the arse end of the market. 

 

Whoever buys it will need to bring a new battery as its a bit shit, or I will supply one if you pay £325.

 

 

Anyone?

 

Car is in Reading, Berkshire.

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Well, long story short: It was won in a roffle, the winner of roffle offered it to me back as I was semi pestering to keep it with sellers remorse. However, given I now wish to acquire a Safrane V6, I'd rather focus on keeping on top of that, then spread funds across both.

 

Yes, I know, I am a nutcase. 

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Whoever buys it will need to bring a new battery as its a bit shit, or I will supply one if you pay £325.

 

Bit steep for a battery :)

 

I wonder if work would let me buy this and drive it home as it's almost as cheap as a bloody train ticket...

 

Why are all these bargains knocking around when I've got nae free cash?

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I've been offered a Rover 75 V6 with full ticket as a swap....I don't think it's a mint example but I'm tempted.

Sounds like potentially good value, full ticket means there shouldn't be anything too horribly wrong with it. Check the cooling system carefully for signs of drips and leaks, the KV6 is a bit prone to thermostat and/or water pump issues and access makes it an awkward fix, other than that there's not much to worry about.

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I've been offered a Rover 75 V6 with full ticket as a swap....I don't think it's a mint example but I'm tempted.

They're comfy and welcoming places to be. No idea how they drive though.

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2.0 or 2.5?  2.0 is a bit "all mouth and no trousers" - it will get a move on but you have to cane the crap out of it to do so, which is somewhat at odds with the wafty nature of the car.  2.5 is lovely.

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Check for the pink coolant between the V, simple check to be honest.

 

Oh, also make sure the rad fans come on. 

 

Any window switch issues will likely be down to the contacts needing cleaning inside the switch, easy peasy job to do.

 

The 2.5 does sound lovely and goes like a good one when prodded. 

 

Leather is nice but the cloth seats are also rather good too.

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