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99 bmw e36 m3 coupe mt silver/black interior 79k miles

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Post update with new price/mileage/condition and photos:
79k miles on it and price lowered to $11,750

all new pictures: Photo Album - Imgur

For sale, a 99 e36 m3 with only 79,000 miles (going up 100 or so miles weekly due to commuting, etc.)
It's the e36 m3 with all of maintenance issues that you would want addressed and more. In addition it is a < 90k mile car, which it seems are getting harder and harder to find.

Previously owned by a series of "waxers". I am an enthusiast who wanted to use it for autocross but I haven't had the chance to yet. Now I'm considering selling it for a brz.

Recently paid the registration again and I have the title in hand.

-original, never rebuilt
-no engine modifications
-in the last few months it has received: new air filter, coolant flush, rad cap, spark plugs, and valve cover gasket
-thermostat housing is metal and looks newish to me so I didn't touch it
-acs disabled with bimmerworld elbow. I have to original parts if you want to put it back.
-no vanos issues
-fumoto oil valve with nipple (you hook up a hose to it and have a mess free oil change)

-Fluid flush and change about 10 months ago.
-shifts are smooth and clutch is not slipping.
-new flex disk 8 months ago

-new Koni yellows
-h&r sports
-new endlinks
-new strut top mounts/bearings
-rear strut top reinforcement plates
-new UUC rtabs and alignment

-11 month old hankooks (5k+ miles on them)
-powder coated wheels (DS II's)
-new rotors, pads, and fluid a couple of months ago.

-alpine stere with iPod/iPhone in....I also have the cable to make it just aux in...you can swap it out
-removed front mid speakers and upgraded kick panel woofers with pioneer units
-working AC
-working Computer
-driver side: sparco evo on planted base
-pass side: sparco r100 on planted base and sparco sliders
-zhp knob

-the car was garaged by the PO and is garaged by me. It came with a nice bavauto car cover which tells me it was under a cover or in a garage for most of its life. I unfortunately sold the car cover, because I have a garage.
-small dings and dents here and there, but great for its age
-euro rear tail lights
-zkw headlamps with hids and angel eyes
-clear corners
-new rear windshield rain gutter
-one of the side skirts was lose when I got the car and water was trapping itself between the plastic and the metal. This caused a little bit of surface rust. It has been sanded off and treated with the POR 15 system.
-new rear brake light switch (most annoying maintenance thing to fix on a car ever)
-nice side mount front license place holder (it was $65 which I thought was excessive at the time)

The bad:
-had a minor fender bender with the PO. Someone put a crease in a front fender backing into it in a parking lot. I can't tell which one because it was fixed well enough.
-ps leak i mentioned before is fixed via a new reservoir

BMW factory alarm system (which was an extra the original owner paid an arm and a leg for)
Original window sticker and some other docs
All of the emergency toolkit is present
Contour spare tire/wheel is in good shape
Comes with spare ps fluid and coolant
leather care stuff also conveys
airbag light is on because i didn't hook up the old seatbelt receptacles...you can swap the seats or hook up a receptacle and clear the codes and you are good to go. Airbags should still deploy in an accident regardless.

$11,750 obo
Located in San Diego
No trades

Bunch of old pictures:
e36 m3 - Imgur
Photo Album - Imgur
Photo Album - Imgur
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Dont sell this for a BRZ. Thats crazy talk.
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I'm doing a test drive today. Hopefully that will help my decision.
Pictures of interior please?
Ask and ye shall receive...

new pictures, etc. in the first post...incl interior shots
Thanks, you don't have the stock seats do you? My wide hips do not fit in those ;) haha It is very tempting. Just saw the link to the picture album, just add that?

Yeah I just added new pictures. I cleaned it yesterday and shot them. The other ones at the bottom of the post are older pictures.

I, unfortunately don't have the original vaders any more. You should be able to swap them out easy and probably make money on the transaction. I might even try to do that. Maybe.
Nice clean M power! Wish I could find one this clean, Buy this Law we can find you some seats, I will have some STI seats soon for you:)
I have some nice recaros that would go in there for sure but I am a bit more partial to the E46. Like I said tempting but probably not the right car at the right time sorry :)
someone asked for pictures under the hood and under the car...so here they are: Photo Album - Imgur
Might have a buyer...but still advertising.
My old car for reference:

Buyer fell through
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I'm willing to deal on price.
Part of the day highlight:

Genuine ZHP shift knob. Selected because it is classy and it fits in a classy car. Also, it's leather and comfy (doesn't get hot in summer and doesn't get cold in the winter).
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Part highlight bump: no drill front license plate mount. Chosen because it leaves the front of the car looking cleaner and it doesnt require any drilling.

I believe this is the one turner sells (not some eBay junk)
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Bump...part feature: UUC RTABS

The car was due for RTABS a few months ago. So I went with an upgrade instead of the OEM replacement.

Urethane Rear Trailing Arm Bushing (RTAB) set for '92 - '06 M3, 330, 328, 325, 323 (E36/E46)

To quote the manufacturer: "Eliminatres "bump steer" effect caused by original rubber bushings and results in better rear suspension control, which improves cornering speeds and power delivery."

In addition I got an alignment when I had these installed, as is the proper thing to do.
Sale pending! I have a deposit and a person bought an airline ticket to fly out here.
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Sold and i got a DGM BRZ
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