760Re: An E32 is just too tempting
- Apr 27, 2002Remember if you ever want to advertise your bits please try my site
(www.BMBits.co.uk) its free and only has BMW's. Also I myself have a
large variety of bits I have from cars I have broken and if I can't
find them I can almost certainly point you in the right direction of
someone who can.
PS. I co-run the BMW Car Club in the Scotland. So if your ever up our
way drop me a line and we could meet up.
> Seems about right. I paid £650 two weeks back for my car, an 85/C10
> 528i manual with 149k on the clock but a full service history, and
> months MOT plus tax to end of July. Condition-wise my car is reallyworn
> nice, the only downsides being rust on one jacking point, and a
> driver's seat, plus a few other small foibles.on
> The guy I bought it from (top chap, by the way) had it advertised
> eBay and also the BMW Car Club website. That's probably not a badway
> to advertise (it's the way I advertised my last car) - just makesure
> you add a caveat on the eBay auction to say the car is advertisedto
> elsewhere so that if you close the auction early if you've sold the
> car, the bidders don't get too upset (I've been there!). eBay is
> quite a good way to sell hassle-free (as long as you are honest in
> the description of your car) and, if you set the start price or
> reserve right, you can only stand to gain if bids increase. Then
> again, selling through a Club advert means the car is more likely
> go to an enthusiast, rather than someone out to make a quick buckbinding
> who's not really bothered about the car itself.
> I would say that eBay is probably the quickest way, as auctions are
> over a set time period and once someone bids, there is legal
> for them to buy (although you can still get people messing youIf
> about). There may be a delay in submitting a club advert and it
> getting published. It all depends of course if you have the
> space/money to buy the new car first, then you can take more time
> over the sale of the old one. I had the latter but not the former!
> you're going to advertise the car in the local paper or thefor
> Autotrader, I've always found that the Parker's guide price (£655
> an "above-average" '85 528iSE, by the way) is no use if everyoneelse
> is selling similar cars for less. Check what other people arepricing
> them at, and price accordingly. Most E28s in my local Freeads paper
> are between £300 and £500, but are mostly sheds (never viewed one,
> but I can guess).
> Good luck! By the way, German Swedish and French Car Parts are
> selling rear bumpers for E28s - a centre section is £23, each side
> section is £20. Their number is 020 8917 3801.
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