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1997 bmw m3

condition: good
cylinders: 6 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 110000
paint color: white
title status: salvage
transmission: manual
type: sedan

1997 BMW M3

110k miles
3.2l inline 6 S52
Manual Transmission
3.38LSD
Sunroof


I'm the 3rd owner, first one had it for 19yrs and was some PGA golfer of sorts, at some point during this time the car was converted from an auto to a manual. The second guy was a BMW shop owner who had only put 4k miles on it in 2yrs. I bought it from him in June 2018 and put 7k miles on it. Paint is in great condition being 21yrs old, small little dings here and there but barely noticeable since the car is white. Below is a list of known things done to the vehicle.

Things done at 100k miles (second owner):

Complete Cooling System BEHR products and Stewart performance waterpump
New Sach clutch and flywheel setup
New brake pads and rotors
Koni single adjustable Shocks/Strut inserts.
Stainless steel brakes lines and clutch line
S50/OBD1 intake manifold conversion with m50manifold.com kit
ZHP weighted shift knob.
Motorsport hardware wheel studs
2mm wheel spacers up front to clear struts

Things done at 102.5k miles (when I bought it):

Redline Transmission and diff fuilds.
Rouge engineering exhaust
K&N intake
New driveshaft linkage
Oil and filter
Cabin filter
New headliner
New Interstate battery
Checked subframe connectors and there are no cracks in the body or frame

Things done at 106k miles:

4 New tires with great grip

Things done at 108.5k miles:

Oil and filter

Cons:
Radio needs code from BMW, apparently replacing the battery trips the security system, otherwise it sounded great
Missing the little cover for the sunroof button, found on ebay for 20-40$
Airbag light is on because of the seatbelt contact, known issues for the e36, tried cleaning the contact but might need to have the code cleared?
Steering wheel has a slight teetering to it, nothing to do with the steering column.

All in all, the car is super fun to drive. Interior 7/10 exterior is 8/10 and the car having very few miles. Just smogged and paid registration which will expire 2020. I will include a set of used Bosch headlights with Epsilon reflectors straight from Europe, a strut tower brace that needs screws, stock intake, and a set of EV6 fuel injector upgrades as well but requires a tune. Has salvage title from 3yrs ago, required only a new bumper with the metal bar for the radiator plus some plastic trim pieces from what the 2nd owner told me. Looking under the hood appears to confirm this. I only take cash or trade, cars I am interested in:

Fiesta ST
09+ 135i
09+ 335i
2014+ Chevy Volt
CTS 2015+ manual
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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