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Old 04-14-2004, 11:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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First post on here...currently in the market for a 96 328is black with black leather manual with about 80-90k miles...is this too picky...i can only seem to find black with the tan interior...thanks guys
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Old 04-14-2004, 11:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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black on black is always hard to find


mi amigo got a similar one that you are asking, but sadly auto, and its a 98 328iS with bilsten shocks, and eibach lowering springs, and euro clears all around. all for only $10K
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VERY GOOD CHOICE

I looked for about three months and found my baby several states away, but all in all, I am rediculously satisfied.

BTW, if you find one, let me know, as i already have a head start on some of the tweeking and upgrading.
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First of all, welcome to the forum!


Secondly... Excellent choice! I would have rather had the black interior leather as well... but the deal I got was too good to ignore B)
Plus if you live in a climate where you have broiling temperatures 3/4 of the year, as I do, the tan interior is probably better anyways...


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I agree. Mine is Black with Tan leather. I origionally also wanted black on black but I live in New Orleans and we're living in the fire place 99% of the year like stated above. Not good for black leather. I settled for the tan. Besides, it's easier to find.
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I agree. Mine is Black with Tan leather. I origionally also wanted black on black but I live in New Orleans and we're living in the fire place 99% of the year like stated above. Not good for black leather. I settled for the tan. Besides, it's easier to find.
Hey, I've been in New Orleans a couple times... and I am actually planning a trip to Louisiana Lafayette in a couple weeks... maybe we can meet up



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My brother lives in New Orleans. Anyway hold out if thats what you want, unless you find a tan one for cheap you can convert it all over to black if you wanted.
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yeah...i have until the end of june to locate one, so i have a few months of searching left
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what are the best sites online to search for the car? and how hard would it be to swap an entire tan interior for a black interior
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what are the best sites online to search for the car?
Well I look a ton for cars online trying to find one myself. If you don't mind ebay go here: Ebay Motors

Aside from there make sure to check out Autotrader tons of cars.

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I found my car on autotrader.com, but searched on ebay and cars.com

Because i would NEVER buy a car sight unseen i aranged a deposit with a few people, in which i sent them a hundred bucks to hold the car until i could come look at it. I spent $200 bucks doing this, but it saved me from buying a bad car twice!

I was set on a black/black 5spd. Beyond that i was flexible on year(93-99). Figure out what you deffinately want, and be patient. Switching tan to black is do-able but not very cost effective. They are out there, you just have to patient and in my case loose some sleep lookin!!!
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I would have rather have some black on black action too but I'm black on tan. it's all good though.
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