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Old 12-09-2013, 05:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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An oil burning 320 this time..

So, my mate's brother was getting rid of his car, and I was offered it..

185k miles, 2003 BMW 320d

This is the 150bhp version (m47n).

It needs a front strut, front brakes and possibly a front exhaust/front/rear brake pipe and 2 tyres

I paid úpeanuts..

What do we think?
















And a sad end for the 328..


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Old 12-10-2013, 09:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's better than any car I've owned. It'll look good going down the road.

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Thanks,

Yeah it's a bit too posh for me TBF, but at the price it'd have been rude not to.
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Did the wagon break a ball joint or something?
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Did the wagon break a ball joint or something?

Nah, it has no front struts so jut the wheel holding the hub up!

The struts are too good to scrap
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Had a bit of a raid about this during the week,

45 minutes spent trying to get the locking wheelnuts off- eventually got 3 of them off.

I also got the blowing exhaust sorted fairly simply, so that was good

The brakes, however, are somewhat more in need of replacement:





So looks like new discs and pads needed there!

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