turboHLS30 Reader
July 17, 2014 7:07 p.m.

He guys and gals, I'm selling my daily driver BMW 540i 6 speed. New rotors and pads all around, as well as fairly new tires. She runs beautifully, and has never left me stranded. Has cold A/C, heat, heated seats and steering wheel, and power everything. I am the second owner, and have all the original books, records, tools in the trunk, and even the window sticker. It was $57,570 new! I am a European car mechanic, so all routine maintainence has been done. Body is in very good condition, it has original paint so hood and roof have some clear coat fading. Don't want to sell her but I have to many cars must sell 4,500 obo. You won't be disappointed with this car!

chandlerGTi SuperDork
July 17, 2014 10:14 p.m.

Mileage, year, title?

ryanty22 Dork
July 17, 2014 10:18 p.m.

DAMN you

Advan046 Dork
July 18, 2014 8:17 a.m.
chandlerGTi wrote: Mileage, year, title?

+1?

dyintorace UberDork
July 18, 2014 3:35 p.m.

Guessing a 1999 or 2000, based on the wheels & lights.

MINIzguy Reader
July 18, 2014 9:59 p.m.

I think it's a 97-98 car based on the heated seat dials.

DrBoost UltimaDork
July 19, 2014 9:39 p.m.

When I'm shopping for a car (which I'm not), if I have to guess on year, mileage, price, location, or the availability of pictures I pass right away. I judge a car and its seller based directly on the ad.

ryanty22 Dork
July 20, 2014 10:25 a.m.

I did not realize the 5 series v8 had such pedestrian gas mileage 15/24

Sil80redtop Reader
July 21, 2014 8:23 a.m.

Looks like 14/22 on fueleconomy.gov.

ryanty22 Dork
July 21, 2014 9:27 a.m.
Sil80redtop wrote: Looks like 14/22 on fueleconomy.gov.

I was just going by what the window sticker in the picture state, but damn

dyintorace UberDork
July 21, 2014 10:37 a.m.

My e39 M5 was even worse. Talk about a pig on fuel economy!

turboHLS30 Reader
July 21, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Hey guys, sorry for not getting back to you sooner. She's a '98, and she has ~160k on her. The instrument cluster has the common problem where the pixels go bad, so I can't give exact mileage. Just did the valve cover gaskets today, as well as replaced the copper crush washers going into the power steering pump.

ryanty22 Dork
July 21, 2014 9:44 p.m.

Has the mpgs you've been getting in that car been as bad as those are reported to be?

chandlerGTi SuperDork
July 22, 2014 6:14 a.m.
ryanty22 wrote: Has the mpgs you've been getting in that car been as bad as those are reported to be?

I don't think that's bad for a full size V8 car, the /6 cars only got 28 highway.

Sil80redtop Reader
July 22, 2014 9:30 a.m.

22mpg would be an improvement over what I get in my STI.

jddeadfuelpumps New Reader
Sept. 23, 2014 2:20 p.m.

I just wish so bad it was "time" for me to get a new dd. I could cry.

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