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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 12-06-2012, 04:46 PM
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Hello all I'm looking to buy a bimmer and I found this beautiful M3 on craigslist but the post has expired and i didn't get a chance to write down the number. Anyway I was wondering if the stripe on the hood of this M3 is some sort of special edition and if so what is it called? I've looked all over the internet and haven't found another with it. Thanks in advance.

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Old 12-06-2012, 04:51 PM
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:01 PM
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:09 PM
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Nope, just something one of the previous owners did.

It does look like a Lux package though which is a good thing. Check the VIN to verify its a real M3 though, WBA= normal BMW, WBS= M.

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Old 12-06-2012, 05:11 PM
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Nope, just something one of the previous owners did.

It does look like a Lux package though which is a good thing. Check the VIN to verify its a real M3 though, WBA= normal BMW, WBS= M.

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cool do you know what year this is I think its 1998 but I'm not entirely sure.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:16 PM
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cool do you know what year this is I think its 1998 but I'm not entirely sure.
Yep, just checked.

Its a 98, a genuine M3, and already passed smog so you don't have to do it. It failed in Feb though so it would be interesting find out what repairs were done and how well it passed this time around.

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Yep, just checked.

Its a 98, a genuine M3, and already passed smog so you don't have to do it. It failed in Feb though so it would be interesting find out what repairs were done and how well it passed this time around.

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Psssst, google BAR smog test history and enter the licenseplate visible in the photo

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It isn't a lux model, though. Has the twisty side skirts and mesh lower opening in the bumper which was all sport package stuff (provided they're original parts, and not added afterward, which isn't guaranteed by any means). It does have lux seats, but to my knowledge, convertible M3s never came with vaders, so even if you ordered an M3 convertible with the sport package, it still came with the lux seats. I could be wrong, though, but I'm pretty sure I'm right.

I'm not sure where the line is between truth and sarcasm in this thread.
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I think the lux seats are still different. Mine are basically sport seats with M stitching.
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That's what the Lux seats are, sport seats with M colors in the corner.

Good eye Karl, first glance I thought the side skirts were not twisty and forgot all about Lux models having different lower grille.

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the "decal" is a aftermarket decal. there is no bmw every that left the factory with those stripes.


got your answer now stop making fcuking threads please.
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got your answer now stop making fcuking threads please.
Someone is having a bad day......

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its going fine i just have no patience for 6 threads of the same topic.
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