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wunderkind 03-16-2004 04:34 PM

M Coupe
 
Hello!
I'm new here and am looking for an M Coupe. I've always wanted one since it came out but back then i was in school. so now with my life kinda sorted out, i like to look into getting one. So far it's very difficult. Only one black one turned up in autotrader.ca
can you please give me some good m coupe resources like buying guides? what to look out for and such? thanks!

SpudBoy 03-16-2004 10:20 PM

I would have a recommended BMW dealer source a car for you. It will cost you quite a bit but you should get a warrenty from them. Any e36 M3 buyers guild would be a good place to start as the drive trains are the same for 1999 and 2000 model M coupes. 2001 and 2002 M coupes have the e46 M3 drive train.

Watchout for cars that have been tracked.

Be patient,

welcome to maX*wave*

Alezone 03-17-2004 04:13 AM

for more info - www.368s.com

wunderkind 03-17-2004 02:39 PM

thanks. but i've already scoured 368s.com

are they any major diff amongst the model years? did they ever come with xenon?
so far i checked that there's no major recall for the m coupe (relief!).
thanks!

///MsAniTy 03-17-2004 03:07 PM

hey dude i heard that black one on the trader has been tracked and so on so i wouldnt look too deeply into that one.

97 Z3 2.8 03-17-2004 05:07 PM

Hard to find.... get an S54 if you can afford it. Good luck with your search, it'll be lengthy.

Welcome to max.

BTW- If you're open to roadsters there are plenty for sale right now.

Alezone 03-17-2004 06:46 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by ///MsAniTy
hey dude i heard that black one on the trader has been tracked and so on so i wouldnt look too deeply into that one.
the chances of finding one that hasn't been tracked... :huh?: good luck.

sometimes tracking the car is not as bad as abusing the car on the public road during daily commute...

the M Coupe is built for some hardcore driving, so be ready for it.

wunderkind 03-17-2004 07:21 PM

thanks. i am not a fan for open top driving. i feel err... naked and exposed.
that's my thoughts as well alezone. it would be difficult especially the M Coupe is more of a track purposed car than even an M3.
so r u implying perhaps take a chance with this black one?

SpudBoy 03-17-2004 10:15 PM

get a good trusted mechanic to check it out. There is very little to lose and it's the only game in town at the moment.

wunderkind 03-18-2004 12:33 AM

are there any good honest bmmer mechs cus all i know are porsche mechs. *wiggle*

crusher 03-18-2004 06:13 AM

if you have the extra cash to push for new suspension parts go for it and make sure u get it checked by a good mechanic for any cracks, etc...

wunderkind 03-18-2004 01:32 PM

why does it require new suspension bits? what's wrong with the stock stuff? i'm planning to check out the black one soon. not like there's alot of choices.

crusher 03-18-2004 04:56 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by wunderkind
why does it require new suspension bits? what's wrong with the stock stuff? i'm planning to check out the black one soon. not like there's alot of choices.
from what i heard the car was tracked. So judging by that the suspension will be like grandma hehe j/k I would change it to coilovers anyways. Stock M Coupe ride height is too high for me.

wunderkind 03-19-2004 01:58 PM

well if a car is tracked, wouldn't it be safe to assume that the suspension bits have been replaced?
Any recommendation for a good bimmer mechanic shop? i'm not sure those bmw dealership mechs are up to it what with them servicing the regular bmw sedans instead.
just like i know the porsche dealership boys know nuts about air-cooled 911s as they service boxsters and water-clogged 911s. :D

Kjestam 03-19-2004 10:19 PM

M coupe
 
wunderkind, check your pm.


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