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Big Blue

Gone

First to see bought die Schreibmaschine. Collects tomorrow (Saturday). 250 less that I paid for it in January 2014.

Happy (ish). It was a great car and sad to see it go but financially I can't really complain.
cbeaks1

Great result. It pays to know what you are doing.
JohnC

That's a level of depreciation that most could only dream of (unless you buy a Porsche of course, don't use it and store it in a garage)

I am sure that the new car will soon blow away any pangs of doubt about the loss of the old one.
Twelfth Monkey

That's better than bangernomics!
Racing Teatray

Cracking result. Well done!
Frank Bullitt

I'm not surprised, highly coveted car! When do you collect Zwei Schreibmaschine
PhilD

Twelfth Monkey wrote:
That's better than bangernomics!


Looks like it. Leaving out fuel costs how much did it cost you in servicing, tyres, etc?
Big Blue

Tyres 0. Part of the reduction in asking price is because it needs new tyres.

Servicing: 480. Only had one service as I do so few miles.

Stuff: alternator 280; rear brakes 220; oil: 8l of 0w30 60ish; Meguiars various products: 60ish; wipers: 30(?)

The mechanic / detailer that came with the buyer told him that he'd pay the extra I argued back up from his second gambit. It is quite a good car  I was similarly blessed with luck in the GSX-R as I sold that for more than I paid for it after 2 years but bikes are a different kettle of fish. I will remember this car forever as I will never repeat this epic feat of economics. The B5 BiT will need to hang around 4-5 years to make  economic sense and be sold for some kind of deminimis value. But I'll enjoy those years
Martin

Sounds like a nice easy sale as well as a good price, can't complain about that.
Big Blue

There is B5 Touring just come for sale at Bramleys. 80k.

I'm quite happy with more kms and an older car
Martin

Now that is really very nice indeed. RHD, LCI, B&O, Voodoo lights, full Lavalina etc.

Great Spec (I can't think of any option not chosen), but even I think 80k is too much for a used 5 series.

You should really stop looking now you've bought one.  Not easy, I know.
PhilD

So 1400ish for 2 years motoring. Bargain.

That black M3 at Bramleys is tasty.
Martin

The M3 is nice, but a rediculous price.  I see the Racing spec M6 GC hasn't sold and is reduced
PG

Great result and that's the man maths equivalent of "free motoring".  
Roadsterstu

Roll on the arrival of the new one.
TreVoR

I'm not surprised.  Desirable and rare cars that have been looked after are always going to sell easily.
PhilD

Martin wrote:
The M3 is nice


I like the stance but not sure about those wheels. Price is irrelevant to me (and not in a good way!)
gooner

Martin wrote:
The M3 is nice, but a rediculous price. I see the Racing spec M6 GC hasn't sold and is reduced


I noticed they still want 90grand for their grannies coupe. I can't help thinking that if I had that sort of money I'd probably be buying a new one.
Racing Teatray

Martin wrote:
The M3 is nice, but a rediculous price. I see the Racing spec M6 GC hasn't sold and is reduced


Not nearly reduced enough. You'd take a massive bath the moment you left the forecourt with that.
JohnC

Very nicely specced M6GC's on the BMW website can be had for 15K - 20K less although none come in Racing's colours. I see that none have a sunroof. Is that even an option on the M6?
PhilD

JohnC wrote:
Very nicely specced M6GC's on the BMW website can be had for 15K - 20K less although none come in Racing's colours.


which should knock another 10k off  
Dr. Hfuhruhurr

Bramleys are well known for their tasty pricing, and amusingly dreadfully written adverts

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