So I own a Mk3 Golf CL (my first car ever). This car worked out well for me last year as a student, reliable, efficient, blah blah blah... Now I got a job at BMW and get to drive all the nice cars and realize the pitfalls of my car. Plus it has no a/c which is gonna kill me this summer in a suit. I've had an offer made on my car which is quite reasonable so I am selling it. I've got a '94 Taurus wagon to pass the time until I find my e36.
I've decided to go with the 325is... I want more power than the 318 and can't afford a 328. Good comprimise I figure!
I've found a 95 325is for sale in aurora with 260kms (i feel a little uneasy about the kms but people at work asure me that as long as the body's in good shape, the motor will last forever). He's asking $9,800 with a sport package.
I was all hyped, planning to get the car for the $8,500 ballpark. Then I realized that he said arctic silver in his ad, but i checked the vin and it's arctic grey! ghead I'm not sure if I'm going to like this, but the pic makes it look really light like a silver.
Anyways, I wanted to start documenting my search.... I will update after the test drive tomorrow. I really look forward to owning an e36 and when I get it, I'd love to come out to any gtgs that may be happening around toronto!
Hey, i have that same exact type and everything that you might be getting and trust me, you won't be disappointed. Oh yeah, the arctic grey color looks really good on that car. Im on my 3rd bimmer now. my first was a 79' 530i, then an 89' 325i, and now a 95' 325is.... needless to say I won't settle for anything but a bimmer to drive. They really are the ultimate driving machines
__________________ <u>1995 BMW 325is</u>
- //M3 Spoiler
- 15% Tinted Windows
- Front License Plate Delete
If I say something stupid, it's probably cause I'm ripped
Well I drove it yesterday. It seemed in really good shape. I brought a friend who owns a 318is and also works with me to check it out. I am only concerned with one small bubble in the paint (starting of a rust) that's maybe the size of a dime on the drivers side skirt just above where BMW sprayed that chip protection stuff. I am having a local BMW Retailer do an inspection on Tuesday.
In the meantime I've given the guy a $500 refundable deposit with the balance of $8,400CDN due upon my satisfaction of that inspection. I'm pretty happy with it!
Here's a pic from the for sale ad:
The tires shown are the winter rims, the summer wheels are the sport package upgrade ones.
I'll let you all know how the inspection goes, and hopefully I'll see some of you Toronto e36ers as soon as it stops hailing!?
impressive little ride...Beemers are the best. Can't wait til I get outta college to upgrade from a 318i to an M3...I have the silver and its just about the best color a beemer can have in my opinion. Haven't seen any that look bad in any color to be honest with you...goodluck with the purchase (also sounds to me like you have the dream job!)
__________________ 1996 318i
5 Speed Manual
Alpine CDA-7895 Head Unit
12" Alpine Type-R, sealed box
Pioneer 400w amp for $20 at a yard sale (to replace my fried MRV-1507)
Infinity Kappa 4" 2-way speakers(rear)
Infinity Kappa 5.25" component speakers(front)
Debaffled airbox, K&N filter
Tracked Mud on carpets
Shampooed and cleaned carpets
Originally posted by BlantonG13@May 9 2004, 04:12 PM impressive little ride...Beemers are the best. Can't wait til I get outta college to upgrade from a 318i to an M3...I have the silver and its just about the best color a beemer can have in my opinion. Haven't seen any that look bad in any color to be honest with you...goodluck with the purchase (also sounds to me like you have the dream job!)
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