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Unread 10-12-2006, 11:44 AM   #1
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Wondering if I could get some input?

Okay what are major problems to look out for with a e36 M3 coupe around year 1995-1998 around 100K miles on it? I know water pump, radiator, and rear shock towers. Is there anything else?
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Unread 10-12-2006, 01:15 PM   #2
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if its stickshift, i wouldnt worry about anything else, just make sure it was well taken care of and maintained, look at the dipstick, if the oil is dirty, ask him whens the last time he replaced the oil

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Unread 10-12-2006, 01:57 PM   #3

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always try to look for a car with regular maintenance records.

and if you are serious about purchasing it, take it to a shop and have them inspect it for about $100. It could really save you a lot of trouble.

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Rear subframe mounts are a big problem also.
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