BMW 8 series anybody?

Discussion in 'General' started by dr spaceman, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. dr spaceman

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    In my quest for a nice coupe to settle on, im considering this. Any experiences? i know maintenance is gonna hit like any other bimmer, but they got diyguides all over. pic to refresh memories
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  2. mrmeeh2

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    Maintenance isn't the only thing that you'll be worried about. Gas is gonna kill ya, V8/V12 tho? [​IMG][​IMG]

    BTW: i never knew BMW had an 8 series, i thought you meant their next year line up or something.
     
  3. smedroc

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    them 850's turn heads.
     
  4. prowler 23

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    the 8 series is pretty old , i think they stop making them in 97 or 98 .... for the price on the 8 series you should look into a newer 6 ... but 8 series stillbreak my neck
     
  5. ac4three

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    I was never a huge fan, but it's a pretty sweet car. I rarely ever see one anymore...
     
  6. bxbadboy90

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    My uncle in florida has/had one..It jus sat in his driveway for a good min while he was in prison..
     
  7. jayhood23

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    You should've "borrowed" it
     
  8. flyingemu05

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    arent those notorious for being unreliable?
     
  9. grizzlyboy

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    It is a beast. Gas is a Beast, Maint is a Beast, the chick you get will be Beast....good luck. Might be cheaper to get a new 5 series though.
     
  10. rhythmentality

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    Hittin' midlife crisis already?
     
  11. russ tha g

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    Only thing that you may get tired of is that, since it's older, it might be missing certain minor luxuries you could be getting in a newer BMW. I'msure most things could be installed with aftermarket parts (ex. ipod/aux, navigation, bluetooth, etc), but I think it would get to me. Also, theinteriors in older BMWs are very very bland.
     
  12. nicefro

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    Alpina that @+# [​IMG]
     
  13. miamin2

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    Those are sick. Theres 2 black ones pretty close to my crib so I take seeing them for granted.
     
  14. rfx45

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    Get the Z8.
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  15. dr spaceman

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    I was feeling kinda nostalgic, i was looking at an nsx also. None of these are prolly good ideas for daily drivers.
     
  16. trueshotaura

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    ehh theres better cars out there... I have a 330Ci and i'm sure it has more amenities than that car despite them being roughly the same cost.
     
  17. kaycurrency

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    BMW should Bring the 8-series back...I heard they were a few years ago, but i've yet to see concepts
     
  18. dr spaceman

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  19. av1r3x

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    w0w don't think I've ever seen an 8 before..then again Im not a real Bimmer fan.

    I'm guessing its not very cheap and hard to find..
     
  20. timelessflight

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    never knew there was a 8 series, ehh not really feeling it. How does the tail lights look like?
     
  21. enlightenedespot

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    One of my favorite cars....though I don't like this one specifically with a spoiler.
    Alpina would be fine.

    And no never as a daily driver.
     
  22. wj4

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    It's dubbed as the most unreliable BMW of all time. Great car though, just make sure you have the money to take care of it.
     
  23. dr spaceman

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    i guess i'll pass on anything with that title.
     
  24. sooperhooper

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    bmw needs to drop this badboy
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