It doesn’t matter who you ask, most people love BMWs. They look good, drive good and sound good. Oh, and they make the driver look good too.

But if you ask current and previous owners of these cars, there’s a bit of a love/hate relationship going on here. People love to drive their Bimmers but hate spending a fortune on maintenance.

One of my favorite BMWs from the 80s are the E30 models. They have that classic look which looks great to this day. The engines are bullet-proof when maintained correctly and doesn’t cost a fortune to maintain.

If you’re on a limited budget and need to drive a cheap BMW then consider the E30. The last thing you want to do is rush into buying one though. There are plenty of E30s for sale these days so take your time when buying one.

Here is a list of parts that are costly and tend to wear out rather quickly.

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We all love BMWs. There’s something about these cars that just light up our eyes when we see one.

Though I never owned one I have loved these cars for as long as I can remember.

A few years ago I drove my friend’s 1988 325i and remember how surprised I was at how solid it felt. Here was a twenty year old car that felt and drove like a new car.

The distinct rumble of the engine and the solid steering is like no other. Japanese cars are nice but there’s something about the BMW that puts it in a class of its own.

There are a lot of 80s and 90s Bimmers for sale in the used market today. Many of these cars are available for under five thousand dollars and are within reach for the majority of us. But how cheap are they to maintain?

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M Coupe

April 25, 2011

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Some say it looks like a sneaker on wheels. Others say it’s the best damn car to come out of Bavaria. I’m talking about the BMW M Coupe. Most people either love these cars or hate it and I’m in the “love it” category. The styling, however, takes a while getting used to. So how […]

Sell Your Car on eBay

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March 28, 2011

Should you sell your car on eBay? It depends on the type of car you’re selling. If you have a 2005 Toyota Corolla that you want to get rid of then you should sell it on car sites such as AutoTrader. There are tons of Corollas for sale at any given time. You have to […]