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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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jk330i said:
It's not a freakin' Honda :lmao:
hehe...not a Honda?....

Here is my history with Honda
1986.. Honda Accord EX...106,000 miles (traded in)
1993.. Honda Civic EX .... 98,000 miles (STOLEN & found stripped)
1997.. Honda Civic EX .... 22,000 miles (traded in)
1999.. Honda Accord EX.. 72,000 miles (still have)
Total.. Honda Miles .......298,000 miles
No major items except for standard maintaince and wear & tear!

Hopefully my BMW will last for a long time...

yeah....my 1993 Honda was stolen and stripped for parts with 98,000 miles...:tsk:
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