What warranty repairs have you had done?
When you say early build 2001's, do you mean the ones that are called the 2001 model year? Or are you referring to 2002 model year E65's that were built in 2001?
Was it your catalytic converters that failed? What kinds of repairs have you had done that were under warranty?
I found this post about a transmission issue.
The reason I'm interested in E65's is because I found a black 2002 745i (sport package and navigation - do they all come with navigation?) with 95k miles and a new transmission for $15,495.
I figure what's more expensive than a transmission? The engine should be fine right? And I figure, by 95k miles, most of the little stuff would've been worked out by then.
I don't want to get myself into something I can't handle. I do like working on cars. There are a few independent BMW shops in town.
According to MSN Autos, there aren't any issues with the 2002 E65's. Consumer reports doesn't have any data on the 2002 model year. 2001 looks horrible, but 2002 was the redesign year.
thanks for your reply