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    Need tips on used M5!

    A friend of mine wants to buy a used M5.
    MY 05, I believe - since it´s cheaper with Danish taxes.

    He wants to know if he can expect a huge loss on it - he will only keep it a few months, then sell it off and hopefully be able to drive for free in that period.

    Does anyone know..
    • Repair costs?
    • General flaws or weaknesses on the car?
    • Do´s and don´ts?
    • What to look for/avoid?
    • Running costs? Hi, low, medium?
    • Other?

    I´d appreciate your input, THanks! Smiley


    Re: Need tips on used M5!

     BUMP!


    Re: Need tips on used M5!

    Always liked them but will prove very fuel thirsty and quite a few of them suffered from SMG problems,, apparently...

    Hopefully, someone will post who owns one.


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    throt

    "I didn't do it"


    Re: Need tips on used M5!

    Is he or did he at all consider consider the E39 M5? 

    I wouldn't get this particular M5... BMW didn't get the looks right with it, and then the problems.. V10.


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    indeed shifting is ancient technology - so is a fuel burning engine..  I happen to like both :) 


    Re: Need tips on used M5!

    http://www.m5videoguide.com/

     

     


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    indeed shifting is ancient technology - so is a fuel burning engine..  I happen to like both :) 


    Re: Need tips on used M5!

     Tips on a used M5 ? How about "don't buy it" ? Smiley


     
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