Looking at buying a car, 97 bmw or honda accord

Asked by Jan 28, 2009 at 09:32 PM about the 1997 BMW 3 Series 318i

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

worried about what I should be looking for in a BMW 318i. Over a 100K, belt replacement, what else?

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also watch the electronics, radio, clocks so on sometimes fancy cars are good engines but bad electronics

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Logs books that keep up 2 date is main good one if not cost u heaps to get up to standard. like Oils,Radior Flush, Inspections 1 and 2 - when going 2 buy one check 2 see tht the lights have been reset ecta u tell but long book when last service was dose by kms . also surpesion,bump stops,all electronics work e.g windows,c- locking, check fuse box for damage . tire wear . - mostly service keep up 2 date i have seen e36 get pass 500000kms on clock still going well .

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