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Old 12-05-2012, 01:31 PM
kerdener kerdener is offline
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FS: 1998 E36 M3 Coupe

I'm selling my M3, looking for $6,000. Car is great, no issues but I'm at a point in life where I need to make room for other hobbies / kids / etc. I bought it ~6 years ago @ 89,000 for track driving, it's at 118,000 now. It could work as a daily driver, but really would be happiest as a track toy. Most of the rear interior has been removed with the intention of adding rollbar, harnesses, and replacing seats, but I didn't do those. So rear interior pieces are removed, don't have them. Suspension is stiffened up as well so street driving is less comfortable than stock. More details below, in no particular order. I'm not in a hurry to sell, but want it to go to someone who knows these cars and wants a clean one. I'm in Boulder, CO so local (Denver, etc.) would obviously be easiest for me but I'm willing to work out something non-local out with a serious buyer. I have detailed history of what work was done on which date, cost spent, exact mileage, etc. but due to laziness I'm going to only put mileages to nearest 1,000 in the list below.

- 5-speed coupe, silver
- mileage: 118,000
- bought at 89,000
- was never tracked before me
- I've done a few dozen track days with it over the years, mostly in Texas (Driveway, Harris Hill, TWS) and some lapping days at HPR
- replaced stock suspension @ ~90,000 with Bilstein sport, Eibach pro kit
- replaced front sway bar with Turner 30mm
- still has stock rear sway bar, but I'll throw in the matching rear sway bar (new, never mounted, stiffer than stock)
- replaced RSMs and RTABs @ ~90,000 (urethane)
- replaced most of the cooling system stuff @ 90k (fan clutch, water pump, radiator, etc.), and last fall lost the radiator again so that's new
- replaced front O2 sensors June 2012 @ 117,000
- replaced radiator (Behr), upper hose, coolant level sensor, expansion tank, tank cap (Sept 2011 @ 116,000)
- stock engine (no mods, no chips)
- airbox removed, replaced with cold air intake
- replaced front control arms (Feb 2012 @ 117,000)
- replaced guibo (flex disc) (Feb 2012 @ 117,000)
- replaced engine mounts w/Vorshlag red urethane (Feb 2012 @ 117,000)
- diff fluid flush Mobil 1 75/140 (Feb 2012 @ 117,000)
- replaced transmission mounts w/Vorshlag 80A urethane (Mar 2011 @ 115,000)
- replaced spark plugs w/Bosch Platinum 4+ (Dec 2010 @ 114,000)
- installed metal front underpanel after plastic broke off during Harris Hill track day (Feb 2010)
- rear interior mostly removed... rear seats, rear side bolsters, rear deck, etc.
- front interior is stock (so it still has A/C, radio, all dashboard stuff, etc.)
- headliner removed
- replaced sunroof with carbon fiber plug, no leaks, nice ~35 lb weight reduction up top
- staggered M3 Contour wheels w/all-season Kumhos for everyday use, < 1,000 miles on them
- the A/C died several years ago but I fixed it by replacing the failed capacitor, works great
- includes stock fullsize battery (Nov 2011, Interstate MTP91) and lightweight Odyssey battery (need both, live in CO...)
- pads+rotors have are still good but not great at the track, noisy due to pad deposits
- has Vaders up front, powered but not heated

- nearly new (1 lapping day at HPR) set of Kosei K-1 w/R888s -- $1,200
- Traqmate GPS (sensor, display, gps antenna, cigarette power adapter) -- $500
- new-in-box pads, rotors, stainless lines... need to get specifics at home, then will update here with price
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Last edited by kerdener; 12-05-2012 at 01:34 PM.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:23 PM
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Very nice. Good luck.

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