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Dave
01-31-2002, 08:38 PM
I am interested in purchasing an E36 M3 95-98, can anyone recommend a place to start looking? (besides autotrader.ca). I live in Richmond Hill and I'd be willing to drive up to 200km to find it. The lease on my current car is expiring in April and I'd like to spend anywhere from 35-40K on an E36 M3 with less than 80,000km.

Any help would be appreciated...

Dave
02-01-2002, 02:01 PM
Originally posted by ROB89M3
check www.bmwclub.ca

Umm.. not a whole lot of M3s in Toronto for sale on that webpage, for some reason I think I will have a very hard time finding one in the Toronto/GTA area.

braindamage
02-01-2002, 08:51 PM
Go to autotraders.ca and do a seach. There are a few listed.

SickFinga
02-02-2002, 04:57 AM
Dave, I live in Richmond Hill and I just bought my m3( 2 weeks ago) I looked for it in trader.ca
I don't really know nay other place. Just look around.
Don't waste your time on Black M3 at Auto City in downtown it is a rust box, also blue one in Focus Auto Group, it's was abused it very slow compare to mine, and the odometr was rolled back.
Also white one in CAR ENTHUSIAST LTD, has very ugly interier.
They also got one 95 supercharged m3 for 40k and one fake one.
Also yellow at LENYS AUTOMEGA INC sold.
They got silver 97 with 27k it's 48k

braindamage
02-02-2002, 10:27 AM
One more place you can go is bmw.ca and search for pre-own cars but they are expenise...because is from a dealer.

Dave
02-02-2002, 01:10 PM
Originally posted by SickFingas
Dave, I live in Richmond Hill and I just bought my m3( 2 weeks ago) I looked for it in trader.ca
I don't really know nay other place. Just look around.


Which one did you get? What was the deal?

I've been tracking Autotrader.ca's M3s and they all seem bad, except one that was a Dakar one in BMW Missisaugua, and I dislike that colour, the colour I'm looking for is either Estoril or any type silver. I might look into importing an American car since the M3 market in ontario is apparently scarce.

Dave
02-02-2002, 01:27 PM
Originally posted by ROB89M3
The collection of fine cars @ Dufferin + Finch has a modified techno violet M3 For sale

www.autotrader.ca/collectionoffinecars

I've seen that one in person, its a total rip.

They want 48$ for 97, you can almost get a 99 for that much elsewhere. Plus, that car has been sitting in their showroom for the last 7 months, something is probably wrong with it.

I'm looking for something that is no more than 40k...

Thanks anyways.

Dave
02-02-2002, 02:08 PM
Originally posted by ROB89M3
I haven't seen the car in person,but I heard that it has a supercharger on it??

No idea Rob, but never the less, I want a stock car.

I dont even want it to have clear corners :)

SickFinga
02-02-2002, 03:48 PM
yeah i've seen this car in person, yes it has superchargher, bbs rims, a lotsa more mods. I wouldn't suggest this car to anyone. the most abused car on trader.ca

Dakar Yellow in mississauga is 42k, I didn't see it when I came to look at it, sales persoin didn't even let me. Too young I guess.
I got '97 Silver M3/4 from Excutive Auto Group on Keele and 7th Highway.
The was in VERY good condition.

SickFinga
02-02-2002, 03:49 PM
here is my car
http://www.execautogroup.com/main.asp?select=euro&make=BMW&car=97m3.jpg

SickFinga
02-02-2002, 04:12 PM
Dave, I would recomend you to look at this
http://www.trader.ca/CaliberAutomobiles/Default.asp?adid=1788563&ADS=1802233%7C1802229%7C1508902%7C1662686%7C166268 8%7C1847063%7C1577611%7C1802238%7C1716762%7C163401 2%7C1775639%7C1802232%7C1788563%7C1674829%7C186029 3%7C1634016%7C1716760%7C1802236%7C1802231%7C180223 4%7C1802235%7C1577607%7C1716757%7C1847065%7C180223 7%7C1674824%7C&dContact=427162&VLot=CaliberAutomobiles&VLotgif=%2Fimages%2Flogo.gif&mknm=-1&mdnm=-1&trader=1

Personally I didn't see it, but it looks mint on the photo.
It's sedan wich is kinda cool. I got sedan, no problems with that except no VADERS :(
Laso everybody think that you are an idiot in a 318i with m badge
no one knows about 4 door m3
Personnally I don't care.

I got my car for 40,853.01 :) with taxes.

So do u want your car for about 40k with taxes or without?

Dave
02-02-2002, 04:24 PM
Originally posted by SickFingas
Dave, I would recomend you to look at this

Personally I didn't see it, but it looks mint on the photo.
It's sedan wich is kinda cool. I got sedan, no problems with that except no VADERS :(
Laso everybody think that you are an idiot in a 318i with m badge
no one knows about 4 door m3
Personnally I don't care.

I got my car for 40,853.01 :) with taxes.

So do u want your car for about 40k with taxes or without?

I personnaly don't like sedans... and I realize that getting a coupe in good condition in Toronto will probably cost me around 40 before tax.

The 'perfect' combo I am looking for is:

95-97 Coupe w/ 5 Speed Manual in Estoril or Silver with less than 80,000 'real' km.. I think I can get this for around 38-40k before taxes.

The only problem will be finding one :(

SickFinga
02-02-2002, 06:24 PM
It might be a good deal when Town + Coutry was selling it for 14,000CAD

SickFinga
02-03-2002, 04:37 AM
I've never seen 96 bimmers in Canada.
95 is 3,0l and got less torque than 96 models. yes '95 has OBDI but personally I would go with traction control.
I didn't want sedan either, but when I sawe it for a first time, I said to my self this is my car and got it.
I suggest you to look at M3/4
http://www.trader.ca/CaliberAutomobiles/Default.asp?trader=1&CAT=1&adid=1788563&dContact=427162&VLot=/CaliberAutomobiles&ADS=1788563%7C&SRVlot=1&SRslts=1&q1=%3D+1&c6=@year&pagekey=2&c1=@category&q7=&mknm=688&q2=&c7=@askprice&c2=@region&q8=&DisplayType=pictures&q3=%3D+688&c8=&q13=&DisplayRowCount=6&c3=@makeid&q9=&q12=&c13=&SortOrder=d&q4=%3D+17418+or+%3D+38670&c9=&q11=&c12=&c4=@modelcode&q10=&c11=&q5=&c10=&SortBy=askprice&c5=@adcopy&mdnm=M3&q6=

just go, look and test drive it

AcidSnow
02-04-2002, 01:12 PM
I got my BMW in Nov., actually 2 BMW's, my brother also got one also from an auction, if you like I can set you up. Basically you get to go, see what you like, say what the most you'll spend on it, then wait till it goes through the auction, if it bids for less then what you say, you got yourself a car. sometimes they have BMW dealer days, and when that happens, you get hundreds to choose from-several m3's.

lef me know if you want more info.

1998 328i

SickFinga
02-04-2002, 07:34 PM
AcidSnow, can you give me some info too, cause I'm looking for two more bimmers.
m3 and 318ti M-Teknik

AcidSnow
02-05-2002, 10:23 AM
hello, anybody interested can email me at acidsnow@hotmail.com with your name & number. you can go to the auction, and even test drive the cars you like the day before the auction. you can keep going till you find your car. weekly listings of cars available. $500 per car.
Brampton area

SickFinga
02-05-2002, 12:17 PM
what do u meam $500 per car?

AcidSnow
02-05-2002, 03:30 PM
$500 for taking you to the auction, you obviously don't pay this if you don't buy a car.

The guy that I know, that's what he charges to get you a car. That's his commission.

330DTM
02-05-2002, 11:16 PM
Well basically I know of a E36 M3 that could be on sale still.
I hope this link works

http://www.trader.ca/CollectionofFineCars/Default.asp?trader=1&CAT=1&adid=1126554&dContact=46134&VLot=/CollectionofFineCars&ADS=1126554%7C&SRVlot=1&SRslts=1&BFROM=1&q6=%3E%3D+1995+and+%3C%3D+1999&BCAT=1&c4=@modelcode&BOREGION=&BYEAR1=1995&BMAKE=688&q5=&SortBy=askprice&BYEAR2=1999&BKEYWORD=&q3=%3D+688&DisplayRowCount=6&BPRICE1=&c5=@adcopy&mdnm=M3&BPRICE2=&BMODEL=M3&q1=%3D+1&c6=@year&c1=@category&q7=&mknm=688&q2=&c7=@askprice&c2=@region&DisplayType=pictures&c3=@makeid&SortOrder=d&q4=%3D+17418+or+%3D+38670

Anyways I've known this owner before and he was my neighbour. I have the full specs and don't read what autotrader listed

M3:

engine/driveline:
ERT/Vortech supercharger
custom Motronix cold air intake
GIAC chip
Turner Motorsport 3.46 differential

suspension:
Turner Group N coilovers
Turner front camber plates
Racing Dynamics swaybars
BMW motorsport lower x-brace
Dinan tower bar

Wheels and tires:
BBS LM 18x8.5 front with 235/40/18 P-Zero directionales
BBS LM 18x9.5 rear with 265/35/18 P-Zero assymetricos
Interior:

VDO boost, vacuum, egt, oil temp, oil pressure gauges.. (Autometer fuel pressure gauge in engine bay)
Cyberdyne Air/Fuel ratio meter
Hamann pedals

Exterior:

AC Schnitzer carbon front lip
Hamann fog light kit

Basically this guy has treated this car pretty well. He's tracked it a couple times at Mosport and Shannonville (a very quick driver indeed). But I would say this M3 is in good condition. The last time i sat in his car, the interioir looked fine as well as the exterior. So far no one has bought his car and that is strange. Hopefully it'll still be in the dealers another 10 years so that I can buy it when I get the $$$ :P I even have some videos of his car in motion toO!HA HA HA

330DTM
02-06-2002, 11:11 PM
I'd love to post them, but I need someone to host it for me :confused: :confused:

330DTM
02-06-2002, 11:39 PM
Alright thanks Rob. i guess i'll try to make the file size smaller so that it won't be too large. Expect video quality to be a bit crappy, but audio quality still good :P

330DTM
02-08-2002, 02:11 AM
Mad props to Bliss for tepmporarily hosting the small videos. This was footage from almost 2 years ago, but check it out everyone.


M300 (http://www.maxbimmer.com/Videos/hakkinsenM302.mpg)

M301 (http://www.maxbimmer.com/Videos/hakkinsenM303.mpg)

enjoy and tell me what you think.. nothing spectacular.. just sounds

daytona
02-08-2002, 11:05 AM
I thought that BMW e30m3 that is on Autotrader was orginally selling for less than $14000 only couple of months ago.Didnt someone mentioned it had rust problems and somewhat iffy history maintance records?...]:rolleyes:

SickFinga
02-08-2002, 11:57 AM
yep it was 14k as is at T + C

daytona
02-08-2002, 12:07 PM
Originally posted by SickFingas
yep it was 14k as is at T + C



Hmmm the free enterprise system is working well these days*no-no* SickFingas have you seen any 1991 e30m3 for sale in Toronto,I've seen quite a few 1988-1989 but very few 1991,in your opinion for a good condition e30M3 1988 with resonable KM what is the medium price?....I've seen a few last year going for about $12k-15k does that sound about right to you?...

SickFinga
02-08-2002, 12:11 PM
I dunno, I've senn just 2 e30 m3 on sale on trader.ca
one was 15k I don't remember anything about it.
and that silvet T + C was selling it for 18,000 (all fixed) and 14k as is.
It had rust under the paint on the roof and door.
also it needs brakes and windshield, that's what dealer said.

330DTM
02-08-2002, 01:19 PM
Hey Rob89m3,

Yea, he told us that it the tires were sreeching because they were rubbing the rear fenders. I think they were 8.5" 's? But those BBS LM's were pretty darn wide. I love it though, sounds mean. hehe