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bimmerpwr
06-11-2010, 01:39 AM
As much as it pains me to do this, I'm considering selling my beloved M3. I've owned this car for 2.5 years now, but with a baby on the way a bigger vehicle would be more practical. The car is absolutely perfect, inside and out. Looks and drives like new. This is not a FOR SALE add, just trying to gauge interest.

'99 M3
72,500 miles (116,000 km)
5 spd
silver on black power/heated vaders
OEM clears all around
brand new fully adjustable Bilstein PSS9 suspension (installed less than 2 months ago)
OEM suspension also included
c/w 2 sets of BMW OEM rims
1 set of staggered Contours (+spare) w/ winter tires (approx 85% tread left)
1 set of staggared polished LTW's w/ summer tires (approx 60% tread left)
accident free w/ clean title
rust free
winter stored every year (except for the last 2 winters)
proffesionally oil sprayed before every winter season
oil changed recently (within the last month)

The car is an absolute joy to drive!!! A dream car for any BMW enthusiast.

Given the fact that these cars are harder and harder to find in great condition and with low mileage what do you guys think it's worth $$$?

I'm still undecided on whether or not to sell it, but if the right offer comes along you never know...

I'm not looking to part anything out at the moment.

Here's a few pics...

taxi615
06-11-2010, 01:48 AM
I would say try it around 12.5. Looks very clean and has very good miles on it. Ive seen bad Inès go for more. Any interne done to it?

Razkal
06-11-2010, 11:42 AM
Anyone that is interested in this car, I can vouch for the owner. Have known him for many years and he definately takes care of the car and does not beat on it for sure.

Congrats on the upcoming addition to your family! Don't worry when your child is 2, you can get right back into a coupe! :)

bimmerpwr
06-11-2010, 01:07 PM
Thanks Sanj!!!*th-up*

Forgot to mention, the car was never raced, tracked or abused in any way. The engine is completely stock, un-molested. Aside from the suspension, the car 100% stock.

bimmerpwr
06-11-2010, 01:15 PM
I would say try it around 12.5. Looks very clean and has very good miles on it. Ive seen bad Inès go for more. Any interne done to it?


This car is pretty much in mint condition, I would never let it go for that money. At that mileage they're selling for around $15,000 US without the extras (suspension and extra set of rims). I spent twice that on the car, the suspension and the LTW's.

BMXWill
06-11-2010, 01:24 PM
I'd say it's worth at least 12.5 without the PSS9's and you should part those out to me and make more! Good luck with whatever you decide.

calegrant
06-11-2010, 01:33 PM
It's low mileage and it's a 99, it's worth much more than 12.5 if it's as clean as it appears to be.

SiR
06-11-2010, 07:05 PM
13-14 on the low end

bimmerpwr
06-12-2010, 02:34 PM
Thanks for the feedback...

yellowe36m3
06-17-2010, 06:07 AM
2 bad this car is silver.

vincenthclam
06-17-2010, 12:26 PM
For a long time, we had two kids, and two E30's: one coupe and one sedan (then later an E30 touring).

Consider this: of all the E30's, it was actually easiest to get small kids into the coupe, because in the coupe you can flip down the front seat, hold the child in front of you, brace against the back of the front seat, face the child to get them directly into the child seat, and buckle them in. In contrast, putting kids into the sedan or touring meant putting them in sideways, and doing all the buckles sideways.

(Now, we're about to have a third child... so now it's one E30 coupe, one Jetta TDI wagon, and one V70R. But I can assure you: up to two children are a cinch in an E30 coupe, so your E36 should pose no problems. Of course, it means you will have to live with spit-up, half-chewed food, cracker crumbs, little kid kick marks, etc. on your upholstery.)

But space-wise my friend, you're good to go!

bimmerpwr
06-17-2010, 07:13 PM
^^^ Never thought of it that way... thanks for your point of view. ^^^

vincenthclam
06-17-2010, 10:08 PM
...and believe me, kids very quickly come to appreciate their parents having cool cars. Dad with M3 is WAY better than dad with Grand Caravan.

bimmerpwr
06-17-2010, 11:29 PM
...and believe me, kids very quickly come to appreciate their parents having cool cars. Dad with M3 is WAY better than dad with Grand Caravan.

Hehehe... I definetely agree with you on that one...

WASABI
06-18-2010, 11:46 PM
Congrats Florin ! I have two little ones now and I agree that the 2 door actually gives you more room to sit them down because of how the seats fold. I sold my e36 and was thinking of getting a sedan, I still haven't decided.

GLWS !!! This car is babied like you wouldn't believe.

bimmerpwr
06-19-2010, 10:30 AM
Thanks Jasper, and congrats to you too!!! Are you thinking BMW for the sedan???

parm
06-19-2010, 11:02 AM
For a long time, we had two kids, and two E30's: one coupe and one sedan (then later an E30 touring).

Consider this: of all the E30's, it was actually easiest to get small kids into the coupe, because in the coupe you can flip down the front seat, hold the child in front of you, brace against the back of the front seat, face the child to get them directly into the child seat, and buckle them in. In contrast, putting kids into the sedan or touring meant putting them in sideways, and doing all the buckles sideways.

(Now, we're about to have a third child... so now it's one E30 coupe, one Jetta TDI wagon, and one V70R. But I can assure you: up to two children are a cinch in an E30 coupe, so your E36 should pose no problems. Of course, it means you will have to live with spit-up, half-chewed food, cracker crumbs, little kid kick marks, etc. on your upholstery.)

But space-wise my friend, you're good to go!


You forget to mentioned the stroller, all the baby bags, grocery bags, shopping bags, My 5 series barely holds that stuff I can imagine an e30 or e36,
Parm

luve30
06-19-2010, 11:14 AM
Bending over to place the kids in the back of a coupe is something you definitely want to avoid if you have a choice. Once they are old enough to climb in the back by themselves, you can enjoy a coupe but; hopefully, you would have a 2nd and more practical car as well.

bimmerpwr
07-12-2010, 04:08 PM
Thanks for the feedback gents. Based on the feedback I received I have decided to keep the car for now.

Thanks again.