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Theres something wrong with me

Post by mydamnvolvo » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:41 am

Hey guys, Cynthia again, preparing to leave for my trip on the 30th!!! But, I was online and saw this ad while I was looking at some cars. I, along with my two siblings am getting my father a 1993 BMW 525i to replace the one he gave to me, which my daughter ruined. But, you all may know that recently purchased two volvos for under 7k, aaannnnddddd... I think I'm cheating on Volvo now. I am driving to PA to pick up the beautiful, black 525i for 5k. But after some snooping, I've decided to buy another car. Drumroll please.... 2001 BMW 740iL with 67k miles for 9600. I have wanted this car forever. My aunt Barbara, now I am really dating myself here, in 1990, the year I got my masters, and I was working with the Sebrings for Chrysler, she bought a 7 series while she was living in Eastchester. I drove that car from Eastchester, through NYC, out to PA and down to Virginia within a year of her owning it, and let me tell you that it was a-mazing. I really do love how corporate and safe my Volvos feel, but this 740, it's calling my name. I'll have some updates along the way!!!


-Cynthia
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00 V70 (Daily)
01 V70 (Trips)
94 300zx (High School Present)
01 V70 (Hub)
08 GranCher (Daught)
01 740iL
09 C40 (Son)
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93 BMW 525i-Daugh's-Seized
02 Chrysler T & C-Kid Hauler-Fire
72 Buick GSX-Dad's-Corroded
76 Golf GTI-Mom's-Died
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Re: Theres something wrong with me

Post by abscate » Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:26 am

That's a nice ride Cynthia and a good year too. We have a 2006 X3 in our fleet which Ms Abscate drives to NYC but she often purloins my 2005 or Beetle when she wants to shift gears and behave badly/ make history.

Bimmerfest is decent as a DIy forum but not quite up to MVS standards. :-). You'll want the E38 Forum for your last of the late 1990s 7 series if I got that right.

Post 2006, BMW just gets nasty to work on. Electric water pumps, adaptives requiring dealer software on everything.
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