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Old 08-15-2004, 12:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi ! of all im totaly new in the bwm scene an my knowledge in mecanic is not very good


i have 13500 canadian dollar to spend on my future car an i expect to pay one year insurance with that money an licence plate so that brings me to about 10k for the car

i dont know much about bmw i always wanted a car that look good an that uncommon

i saw this 318is for sale an im wondering if its the right car for me

Chek out the offer :




Reduced Price: $12.000 (Canadian Dollars) - Or make an offer
Location: Montreal, Canada

This vehicle's transmission shifts out nice and smooth from gear to gear. This vehicle runs great and the engine is very well taken care of. The vehicle's electric is working perfectly. This vehicle has no known defects - it is super. The exterior of this vehicle is in very good condition. The interior of this vehicle is in absolutely mint condition and still has the new vehicle/leather smell. Overall, This car is a beauty.



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Exterior color, White
Brakes, Power 4 Wheel Disc with 4 Wheel ABS
Drive, 2 Wheel Rear
Engine, 1.8L 4 Cylinder 138 hp Gas
Air Conditioning
Cruise/Speed Control
Remote entry / ignition kill
Wheels, Custom
Fully painted bumpers
Air Bag, Driver Side
Air Bag, Passenger Side
Lights, Front Fog
Seatbelts, Front Shoulder
Tire, Full Spare
Locks, Power Door
Mirrors, Power
Winter Floor Mats
Steering, Power
Windows, Power
BMW Radio, AM/FM with Cassette (CD Ready)
Seatbelts, Rear Shoulder
Defroster, Rear
Cup Holder
A/C Refrigerant, CFC-Free
Retained Accessory Power
Suspension, Strut/Coil Spring
Transmission, 5 Speed Manual
Tires, P205/60HR15 All-Season SBR BSW
Traction Control
ABS Brakes
Black Leather Interior
Black Leather Seats
Black leather steering wheel
Tinted glass
Heated front seats
Alloy Wheels
Rear Defroster
Long distance car starter (in French: Démarreur à distance)
Power Mirrors with mirror defroster
Other:
Original painting
Oil treatment every year - No rust
Electric window lifts
4 winter tires + BMW Hup Caps
Indoor Garage at home
Second owner (first owner is a lady lawyer)
Mechanically excellent condition - motor runs great - transmission is working perfectly - Oil and filter change every 5000 KM - Full check every 12 months
Extremely clean car inside and outside



------------- list of maintenance ----------------


BMW 318is 1995

Saturday September 28, 2002

New Battery

$109.00

Friday October 4, 2003 -

BMW Full inspection #2

Complete Computer/Electronics check
Replace oil engine - Next change on 201.500 KM
Replace oil filter
Replace air filter
Replace engine coolant / flush anti freeze
Replace microfilter
Replace transmission/clutch oil
Replace gaz filter
Replace breaks oil
Washer fluid
Replace Reverse lights
Tighten exhaust system
Complete rust treatment
New winter tires and alignment
Front wheel – right: new ball joint / new wheel axe
From wheel – left: new ball joint
Replace timing belt
New bougies

$ 950 .00

Monday October 7, 2002 -


New hand break – complete kit

$ 330.00

Wednesday March 19, 2003

New rear muffler - complete back kit

$ 600.00

Thursday April 10, 2003 -

Oil Change at 200.000 – Next change at 205.000

$ 55.00


Monday May 5, 2003 -

2 Front table busting

2 back wheels Coil Spring -- Sports version

$ 500.00

Thursday October 30, 2003 -

Oil Change at 200.000 – Next change at 209.000

$ 55.00


Saturday July 31, 2004 -

Oil Change at 209.000 – Next change at 214.000

$ 55.00

Saturday August 7, 2004 -

Rust proof -- Metropolitan

$ 72.00



i belive it may be good for me the guys is asking 12k im gonna offer 10k cash

First of all is the price fair ?

im thinking about modding the car slowly (need money !! lol )

im thinking about pusshing that car to 250-300 hp

so basicly1 am i chosing the right car since im expecting to mod it ?
how much do u think i should invest on it to make it look better / more powerfull ?




any help would be very very apreciated

tx

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Old 08-15-2004, 12:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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whats the mileage on the car?
and if you want to push it to that much hp you should buy a 6cyl 3 series or an m3
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Old 08-15-2004, 12:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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its about 215000 km
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That's rather expensive for a car that age with that many miles. I payed around 5,000 USD (6,600.25) for my '96 318is and it only had roughly 100,000 miles (160,000 km). The car was in exellent shape and really the only thing i had to do to it was change the tires (which by the way the seller payed for), and change most of the fluids.
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looks cool if that's what you want go for it but make sure to get it inspected first
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Is it just me... or does the right from coner panel look like its a newer and more white color than the rest.. might just be the light.. but it looks to be replaced.

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