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Old 02-11-2011, 02:53 PM   #261
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My Ride: 2000 BMW 328Ci
188,xxx miles

So far I've replaced the expansion tank, water pump, upper radiator hose, oil filter housing gasket, both belts, and the driver side door lock actuator.

Still have to replace the Vanos seals, and the damn thing is still leaking coolant.
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:28 PM   #262
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Just about 160k miles
Did a wheel bearing a few months ago, and now oil separator is going out. The last 55k have been awesome, love this car.
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:15 PM   #263
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Hi im new here my car has done just under 131k miles and still pulls strong being the straight 6, 2.5 spent just over 1000 this year as it needed a steering rack and all front suspension has been replaced apart from shocks, the rear of the car has had shocks and springs replaced and all it needed for its mot was a little bit of brake pipe next job is a new set of alloys it has m3 18" alloys which have seen better days, and some rust issues down each side of front windscreen then she will be as good as new.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:04 PM   #264
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Originally Posted by spencers View Post
Still running strong. Third owner.

Doing VANOS seals to restore lost power whenever the weather cools down.
211,380 miles

Since my quote above, the major things I have done are:
-valve cover gasket
-oil filter housing gasket
-beisan vanos seals
-fuel filter
-euro 3 DME coding
-oil level sensor
-lower intake boot
-front brakes
-brake fluid, transmission fluid, differential fluid, power steering fluid

Running stronger than before! Most was preventative maintenance.
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Old 09-08-2011, 05:59 PM   #265
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My Ride: My buddies 350hp
Mine is up to 170k. Still looking and running like a champ.

Recently replaced:
  1. Radiator
  2. Transmission thermostat
  3. Oil separator
  4. All PCV hoses

Next up:
  • Flex disc
  • Center support bearing
  • Rear diff bushings
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