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Will my car make it to 200,000 miles?

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I love my 328i. I love it more than a G35, or a new 330i, or selling my house to afford an M3. If I ever get bored with it, I'll SC it. Can I keep it forever?

I know BMW says they build their cars to last 100,000 miles, but I know there are tons of classic 535, 325, and 2002s out there with many more miles on them.

Will the trip computer force me to get inspections at an authorized BMW service center well past 100k? Will I have to shell out $500+ every 15,000 miles? Or can I start changing the oil myself and get one of those BMW-code-reset-thingys?

Anyone thought of the implications for keeping an e46 for 10-15 years or more?
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Re: Re: Re: Will my car make it to 200,000 miles?

BAVARIAN323i said:

It will last that long but you'll pay loads of $$ to glue it together now on parts
figure by the time something goes badly wrong in the car, there will be plenty of E46 in junk yards suffering from various different disfigurements, parts should be cheap and plentiful :D
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