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Old 08-02-2023, 10:49 AM   #1
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Jumping Off The BMW Ship

I recently had a friend list my Z3 on Facebook market place. After 9 years, and 7k miles of ownership I think Iím doneÖ The E39 540, F15 X5, and the Ď88 E30 M3 are all actively for sale. The only car staying is the 997.2.
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Old 08-02-2023, 11:01 AM   #2
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I recently had a friend list my Z3 on Facebook market place. After 9 years, and 7k miles of ownership I think Iím doneÖ The E39 540, F15 X5, and the Ď88 E30 M3 are all actively for sale. The only car staying is the 997.2.
Amazing! Bon voyage!
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Old 08-02-2023, 11:21 AM   #3
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wow that is a siesmic shift. I've followed your discussions, but does it really come down to services issues near you, exhaustion from managing such a large fleet other issues or a combination of all of the above?
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Old 08-02-2023, 11:38 AM   #4
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Welcome… we’ve been BMW free for a bit over 3 years now after having at least a total of 6 BMWs or Minis between my wife and me for 19+ years.

Current fleet is 2 Teslas and one Mazda…
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Old 08-02-2023, 01:25 PM   #5
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yeah i have been done for awhile

2000 325iT
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so does that mean you decided on the T?

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Old 08-02-2023, 01:56 PM   #6
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yeah i have done for awhile

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so does that mean you decided on the T?

I mean I technically have 19 weeks to fully decide. Regardless, I am attempting to unload everything. Over itÖ
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Old 08-02-2023, 07:07 PM   #7
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Wow, the M3. It'll be interesting to see what that goes for.
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Old 08-02-2023, 07:26 PM   #8
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Wow, the M3. It'll be interesting to see what that goes for.
Allegedly the market is somewhat flat for them right now so it may not be going anywhere. It is not like I am forced to sell, especially given that BMW of North America has had it in their possession since 2006. If I really needed to sell it, I would have sold it along time ago.

Edit: Though this one did sell for $180k plus max BaT fee of $5k last October. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-bmw-m3-76/
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Old 08-02-2023, 10:54 PM   #9
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Allegedly the market is somewhat flat for them right now so it may not be going anywhere. It is not like I am forced to sell, especially given that BMW of North America has had it in their possession since 2006. If I really needed to sell it, I would have sold it along time ago.

Edit: Though this one did sell for $180k plus max BaT fee of $5k last October. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-bmw-m3-76/
This is an interesting development.

Iím thinking about a manual M3 so I guess Iím trying to go back to BMW.
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This is an interesting development.

Iím thinking about a manual M3 so I guess Iím trying to go back to BMW.
Why, you appear to loathe BMW and everything they currently produce.
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