I dropped it off to my friend, and I'm having him down bank 1 cam sensor, solve the misfire (hopefully a coil), left rear window regulator, fix the clunk in my sunroof casette, see of the pixel campaign is still on, rear shock mounts, and an oil change.
If I walk away without spending $2k, I'll be happy, and I already spent $3k on it earlier in the year.
Moral of the story? BMW's are odd, cranky b*tches. I went years without issues other than consumables, but this year has been brutal (and my friend works on it for really next to nothing, parts just above cost, $40/hr for the time he's working on it, as he beats book time).
Purchase price is a small measure of total ownership cost, and you don't want to neglect an E39 or E46.
Losing is just a winning streak in the wrong direction -DD
Watch a headhunter find his own job - 9 month process
Hell, I am potentially looking at a $3,000+ repair bill for my 135i (still fully warrantied) beause it looks like my ECU is fried and they will void my warranty because of a JB4.
Splinter - Team Post-Killing Ninja
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