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Buying an E30 BMW

I am interested in an BMW 320i I have seen for sale. It's a 1989 2-door with 51k on the clock. It has service history, a year's MOT and seems to be in very good condition. At £4950, is this a good buy? I feel it may be overpriced. I know the timing belt will need changing and to check for rust.

Asked on 2 November 2014 by Matt

Answered by Honest John
These are developing 'classic' status and this one has low mileage so those two factors affect the asking price. But for it to be worth £4,950 it has to be perfect. No rust or sign of any rust anywhere. Your first job will be to have the timing belt replaced.
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