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Old 06-26-2005, 12:45 AM   #1
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CARFAX please!!!

VIN # is: WBABG1324TET00264

if someone could get me a carfax on this car, i would be happy.
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Old 06-26-2005, 12:57 AM   #2
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Old 06-26-2005, 06:39 AM   #3
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Since its establishment as an independent company in 1986, CARFAX has collected the largest vehicle history database in North America. This database currently includes over 3 billion records from thousands of public and private sources.

A CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX. Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.



Good News -- Vehicle qualifies for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee! No severe problems (major accidents, fire, flood damage, major odometer problems or lemon history) were ever reported by a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264). If you find that any of these severe problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back.

You must register at www.CARFAX.com to activate this free guarantee!


CARFAX Talking CarTM
The story of this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264) according to our interpretation of the information reported to CARFAX:
This coupe has had 2 owners and was owned in Texas. The first title for this coupe was reported to CARFAX by a Texas DMV in 1996.
It has had no minor or moderate accidents reported to CARFAX.
It has had no DMV-reported total loss events, like a major accident, fire or flood.
It has not been reported by a DMV as having an Exceeds Mechanical Limits or Not Actual Mileage title.
It has a consistent mileage history with no indication of an odometer rollback. It was driven an average of 13,505 miles per year, which is slightly lower than the industry average of 15,000. The last odometer reading, reported on 05/31/2005, was 125,574 miles.
It was not reported by a DMV as a Manufacturer Buyback (LEMON).
Go to the Detailed Vehicle History for the complete history and a glossary of terms.


Report Summary
1. ACCIDENT CHECK

Total Loss Check No Severe Accidents Reported by a DMV - Buyback Guarantee!
Other Accident Indicators No Accident Indicators Reported
2. MILEAGE ACCURACY CHECK

Truth-In-Mileage Check No Odometer Problems Reported by a DMV - Buyback Guarantee!
Odometer Rollback Check No Potential Odometer Rollback Found
Mileage Consistency Check No Inconsistent Odometer Reading Found
3. LEMON CHECK®
No Mfr. Buyback Reported by a DMV - Buyback Guarantee!
4. OWNERSHIP CHECK

Number of Owners 2 Estimated Owner(s)
Type of Owners Checked 8 Types of Vehicle Registrations
5. RECALL CHECK
BMW Does Not Report Recalls to CARFAX
DETAILED VEHICLE HISTORY 16 HISTORY RECORDS REPORTED







Year/Make/Model: 1996 BMW 328IS

Body Style: COUPE
Engine: 2.8L L6 PFI DOHC 24V
Fuel: GASOLINE
Driveline: REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Manufactured in: GERMANY
Safety Equipment: 4 wheel ABS, Dual front air bags/active (manual) belts

Standard Equipment: Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM Cassette, Power Brakes, Power sun / moon roof, 6-digit Odometer





Total Loss Check:


GOOD NEWS! No severe damage events were ever reported by a DMV for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264). If you find that any of the following severe problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!


Salvage Title Loss Due To Fire Title
Junk Title Flood Damage Title
Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title Hail Damage Title
Dismantled Title Canadian Total Loss


Other Accident Indicators:


This 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264) had no accident indicators reported to CARFAX from its sources. This section checks for accidents and/or related damage reported from many public and private sources. Not all accidents are reported to CARFAX. A vehicle inspection completed by your dealer or professional mechanic is recommended.

No Salvage Auction Record Reported No Crash Test Vehicle Record Reported
No Fire Damage Record Reported No Airbag Deployment Record Reported
No Frame Damage Record Reported No Damage Disclosure Record Reported
No Police Accident Record Reported No Collision Repair Facility Record Reported

CARFAX depends on public and private sources for its accident data. Each one of these sources has different processing times. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 26.Jun.2005 06:35:56. New data will result in a change to this report.






Truth-In-Mileage Check:


GOOD NEWS! No major odometer problems were ever reported by a DMV under the Truth-In-Mileage Act for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264). If you find that any of the following odometer problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!

Not Actual Mileage Title - issued by DMV when the owner discloses mileage fraud or a broken odometer.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title - issued by DMV when the owner discloses an odometer rollover.


Odometer Rollback Check:


CARFAX found no odometer rollbacks for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264). Rollbacks reported in this section originate from readings collected by a DMV or other verifiable source.

Mileage Consistency Check:


CARFAX found no inconsistent odometer readings in the mileage history of this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264).

Date: Mileage:
03/19/1996 813
01/05/1999 46,202
01/08/1999 46,208
01/20/1999 47,470
04/08/1999 48,492
05/19/1999 48,501
11/01/1999 55,514
02/03/2000 58,627
01/24/2001 70,737
01/16/2002 85,254
01/17/2003 101,232
01/30/2004 112,276
01/14/2005 121,286
05/31/2005 125,574



Average miles driven per year 13,505 CARFAX AdvisorTM Compare this vehicle's average annual mileage to the industry average of 15,000 miles per year. Use this comparison to determine how this vehicle was driven.






GOOD NEWS! No manufacturer buyback was ever reported by a DMV for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264). If you find that a manufacturer buyback was reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!






Ownership History:


CARFAX estimates that this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264) had 2 owner(s). CARFAX analyzed this vehicle's title history and other supporting events to identify potential ownership transfers. In compliance with the U.S. privacy laws, CARFAX does not collect or report owner names or addresses.

Estimated Owners: Date: Location:
1st owner 03/19/1996 Texas
2nd owner 05/19/1999 Texas

Types of Owners:


This 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264) was originally registered as a Personal Vehicle.

Personal Use Registration Reported No Fleet Registration Reported
No Lease Registration Reported No Commercial Registration Reported
No Rental Registration Reported No Non-Profit Registration Reported
No Taxi Registration Reported No Built to Non U.S. Standards Record Reported






BMW does not report recall information for specific vehicles to CARFAX.
You can contact an authorized dealership or BMW at 1-800-334-4269 to find out if this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264) still has recalls that require repair.




CARFAX searched more than 3 billion records from over 5,300 sources and found 16 record(s) for this 1996 BMW 328IS (WBABG1324TET00264).

Date:
Mileage Reading:
Source:
General Comments:


12/12/1995 US Customs
Vehicle exported from
Germany
and imported to
Charleston, SC


02/15/1996 Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Arlington, TX
Registered as
personal vehicle


03/19/1996 813 Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Arlington, TX
Title #00022200049961610
Title or registration issued
First owner reported
Loan or lien reported


01/05/1999 46,202 Moritz of Arlington
Arlington, TX
817-436-5858
www.moritzdirect.com
Vehicle serviced


01/08/1999 46,208 Texas
Inspection Station
Arlington, TX
Passed emissions inspection


01/20/1999 47,470 Dealer Inventory
Arlington, TX
Vehicle offered for sale


04/08/1999 48,492 Moritz of Arlington
Arlington, TX
817-436-5858
www.moritzdirect.com
Vehicle serviced


05/19/1999 48,501 Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bedford, TX
Title #22042936285113349
Title issued or updated
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported


11/01/1999 55,514 Moritz of Arlington
Arlington, TX
817-436-5858
www.moritzdirect.com
Vehicle serviced


02/03/2000 58,627 Texas
Inspection Station
Euless, TX
Passed emissions inspection


01/24/2001 70,737 Texas
Inspection Station
Passed emissions inspection


01/16/2002 85,254 Texas
Inspection Station
Passed emissions inspection


01/17/2003 101,232 Texas
Inspection Station
Passed emissions inspection


01/30/2004 112,276 Texas
Inspection Station
Euless, TX
Passed emissions inspection


01/14/2005 121,286 Texas
Inspection Station
Euless, TX
Passed emissions inspection


05/31/2005 125,574 Auto Auction
Sold at auction
in Texas
Listed as
a dealer vehicle


06/26/2005 CARFAX AdvisorTM Be sure to buy this vehicle from a licensed dealer.

A curbstoner is a person who purchases vehicles at volumes that require a dealer license and then poses as a private seller to sell to unsuspecting buyers for a large profit. Curbstoning is illegal in most States.


Detailed Vehicle History Definitions:

First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.

New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.

Personal Use
Vehicle was registered by the owner for private or personal use.




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If you find that any of these severe problems were reported by a Department of Motor Vehicles and were not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back.

Severe Damage: Odometer Problems: Lemon History:
Salvage/Junk

Rebuilt/Reconstructed

Dismantled

Fire/Flood/Hail

Canadian Total Loss
Exceeds Mechanical Limits

Not Actual Mileage
Manufacturer Buyback


Your CARFAX Buyback Coverage:
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1996 BMW 328IS
WBABG1324TET00264 06/26/2005 - 06/26/2006 REQUIRED --
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CARFAX DEPENDS ON ITS SOURCES FOR THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF ITS INFORMATION. THEREFORE, NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED BY CARFAX OR ITS AGENTS FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS REPORT. CARFAX FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CARFAX®

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Old 06-26-2005, 02:34 PM   #4
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thankyou dutch. i appreciate it VERY much!
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Old 06-26-2005, 10:24 PM   #6
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I thought you were lookin at david's car?
post pics of the 328. btw i drove davids today and it was pretty fuckin smooth
when are we all gonna kick it ben?
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Old 06-27-2005, 12:31 AM   #7
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yes i am looking at buying david's car very seriously. i'm just considering my other options as well. I'm still pretty set on david's. I'll drive it when i get back, wed or thurs this week. And maybe we an all do somethin then.
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