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      12-05-2017, 05:06 PM   #45
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I don't follow your logic. If I can get a beat up car for cheap and refurbish it with a little paint and new wheels, why not? I'd be buying this car with the expectation that I'd get the bumpers painted and replace the wheels. Besides, even a 50k mile car is probably gonna need a front bumper respray soon. Especially if it was drive up here in the northeast.
A $35k m3 with 100k and needing at least bumper re-sprays and wheel refurbishing is more like a $40k m3.

And at $40k, you can start looking at m3s with 50k miles on it in much better condition.

The price doesn't warrant your attention. If it was $28k, maybe.
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Not to mention if the previous owner was curbing wheels and adding bumper dings s/he was potentially negligent in other areas (like proper warm up of engine before driving hard, trying to avoid big potholes). There is also a service history gap.

That particular example was just not a good one but the idea of a higher miles and lower cost car is worthy to pursue, I think
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Was just perusing autotrader...looks like prices dropped on 15-16' M4s big time. Seeing 2015 with less than 15k miles going for $48-49 now
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Was just perusing autotrader...looks like prices dropped on 15-16' M4s big time. Seeing 2015 with less than 15k miles going for $48-49 now
3 year old model now - residuals were expected to be 62-65%.

Price is about right to that end.
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