318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Garage > I'm thinking about buying a ti.

Notices

I'm thinking about buying a ti. Ask all your questions about the possible purchase of a ti. Keep in mind, we are biased.

.
» Recent Threads
Oil Filter Housing Leak...
02-14-2008 09:21 PM
Last post by 1996 328ti
Today 03:32 AM
115 Replies, 80,680 Views
Is this a clubsport?
Yesterday 06:54 AM
Last post by dranthony
Today 12:19 AM
3 Replies, 194 Views
California Top Trim...
07-16-2014 08:59 AM
Last post by 3DGE
Yesterday 09:37 PM
9 Replies, 4,455 Views
M42 / M44 loose...
12-07-2018 08:10 PM
Last post by Frach23
12-07-2018 09:34 PM
1 Replies, 335 Views
Anyone seen a carbon...
11-16-2018 06:19 AM
Last post by eurohb
12-07-2018 05:26 AM
1 Replies, 438 Views
New here so lets arc you...
11-09-2018 08:56 AM
Last post by acidjzaz
12-07-2018 12:34 AM
1 Replies, 472 Views
FS: E36 Brakes, rotors,...
12-06-2018 06:30 AM
Last post by FunElan
12-06-2018 09:29 PM
3 Replies, 247 Views
WTB **** 5 Speed BMW...
12-03-2018 02:01 AM
Last post by kaiburger
12-06-2018 08:06 PM
2 Replies, 365 Views
1995 318ti Clusport S52...
10-30-2018 04:31 PM
Last post by Tom318ti
12-06-2018 04:59 PM
5 Replies, 1,118 Views
1998 BMW 318TI M Sport...
11-29-2018 04:58 PM
Last post by BMWannabe
12-05-2018 10:43 PM
19 Replies, 1,294 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-16-2012, 06:04 AM   #1
dms
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: S„o Paulo, Brazil
Posts: 3
iTrader: (0)
Default Hey, should I buy this 95 BMW 318ti 1.9L???

Hey everyone,

My name is Dante and I'm thinking about purchasing my first car. I really hope it could be this one right here: 1995 BMW 318ti (Seller says its the 1.9)

I know a lot about cars, but I don't have a lot of experience with this one on particular. In short, I would like a second opinion from atual owners or previous owners.

I would like to know about maintenance cost and if I do end up getting that car...I would like to give a bit of an upgrade and tune-up, who knows maybe even turbo-charged. Has anyone done this before? did it work? how much hp?

Here is the link to the car: http://www.webmotors.com.br/comprar/...nuncio=9082573

I haven't gone to see the car personally yet since it's a little far away. But the seller also says that the interior has new leather along with new leather wrap on the steering wheel. It has 65,000 km which is about 40,000 miles...is there a way for me to find out if the odometer has been tampered with?

Basically what I want to know is if the car will handle my heavy foot once in a while without giving me maintenance cost cuz I aint got no extra money...hahaha
dms is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2012, 05:30 AM   #2
Hakentt-MS41.1
Member
 
Hakentt-MS41.1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 60
iTrader: (0)
Default

dos portas

1995 is old, it will probably need lots of things changed, cooling system, mounts, seals... it adds up.
Hakentt-MS41.1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2012, 04:54 PM   #3
dms
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: S„o Paulo, Brazil
Posts: 3
iTrader: (0)
Default

I saw the car this past weekend and it looks really good!

It looks like everything was well maintained. If I end up getting this car it would be with a loan. Do you think it will be too expensive for me to purchase it at the moment since I would be using almost all my money to pay off the loan??

How much is it to replace those parts you mentioned?

What are the other most common maintenance problems of this car?

Thanks for all the help!
dms is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
318 , 318ti , 95 bmw 318ti , bmw , compact


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1995 BMW 318ti Authentic Clubsport edition clubsport3476 US and North America 24 05-19-2009 05:53 AM
New guy... about to buy a 318ti. DJ Skillz 187 Lounge 11 02-03-2008 07:04 PM
UK BMW Compact Sports Edition 318ti (M Sport) FOR SALE GREX1969 US and North America 11 03-18-2007 02:30 PM
1995 BMW 318ti - 1999 One Lap of America Car Jared US and North America 2 01-16-2007 04:13 AM
BMW 318Ti Magazines & Road Tests... Sekurit eBay and Craig's list listings 11 03-01-2006 01:05 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:48 PM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2018, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 73.64 k/85.03 k (13.40%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.