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Old 02-18-2007, 09:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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E36 M3 good buy??

Hello everyone i have a chance to get my hands on a Black with dove gray leather interior, 4 door 5 speed M3. Its a 1998, with 125k on it. Is 11,000 a good deal on the car? Its clean, stock besides a Remus tip. Motorsports wheels. Let me know what you think. Thanks guys.
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that's a good deal if it's in good condition, if it's not well then that's the right price
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Its clean, interior is spotless, engine bay is clean, none of the door panels are sagging out, or coming off. Ive gone over most of the common problems, and it seems to have none! Most in my area with a little less miles go for around 15. But i just wanted some advice from some other people.
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I would get it thoroughly checked by a BMW mechanic if you could, but sounds great for the price!
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Yea thats what i am wondering about. I asked the people selling it thay said they were fine with it. I think i will have that done. The price seems right, or even low to me.
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Can i have it if you dont want it... I want a sedan 5-speed M3 badly...
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Old 02-19-2007, 01:20 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I wish i was back in the U.S. I am about to spend $56,000 AU on a 1999 Bmw M3 out here.
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^^ Probably a Euro-spec M3, though, which we here stateside wish we could buy for reasonable prices.
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If it checks out good im gonna snatch it up. If it does not check out your more than willing to come to oregon and buy it!
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^^ Probably a Euro-spec M3, though, which we here stateside wish we could buy for reasonable prices.

I am guessing they have more hp. Everyone out here said that the BMW were faster than the U.S versions.
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I am guessing they have more hp. Everyone out here said that the BMW were faster than the U.S versions.
Not all of them are faster, just the M-class ones.

The euro E36 M3 has 321 bhp out of the evo 3.2L inline 6, or 285 bhp out of the 3.0L. The US E36 M3 has 240 bhp out of a 3.2L inline 6 or the 3.0L.
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Old 02-20-2007, 07:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Not all of them are faster, just the M-class ones.

The euro E36 M3 has 321 bhp out of the evo 3.2L inline 6, or 285 bhp out of the 3.0L. The US E36 M3 has 240 bhp out of a 3.2L inline 6 or the 3.0L.
That is exactly what this 99 M3 is then because they are saying the car is 240kw (321 hp) It is the 3.2l. Now i am not so disappointed in the price difference.
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Also one of my buddies out here has a 96 M3 and I was suprised at how fast this car was and it was stock
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