||08-21-2010 03:04 PM
FS: Rare 2004 Dinan S 330ci 30k miles (SOLD)
I've decided to sell my beloved car. The color combo is simply stunning, and one of only a handful made. Gray green metallic over 2-tone natural brown / black leather. the paint is near flawless (few chips on the front). It (literally) just hit 30,000 original miles. always garaged, always hand washed / waxed / detailed. inside is 9.9/10. I actually took all the seats out and cleaned them using a 2-step leather cleaner then condition with a 2" electric detail brush (yes, im that OCD about it). backseat passengers were kept at a minimum. the carpet is perfect. no scratches on the dash, etc.
Came equiped with premium pkg, cold weather pkg, adaptive xenons, harmon kardon sound, and BMW assist. I retrofitted OEM bluetooth (while keeping assist), and OEM sirius (which, for the last 3 years, has been free - :shhh: ). I also added the OEM ZHP M weighted short shift knob.
A month after I purchased the car, I had the Dinan S package professionally instead at Thompson BMW in Doylestown PA. It includes: cold air intake, free flow exhaust, stage 2 engine software (remaps the fuel curve / timing / throttle response, removes top speed limit, and bumps the redline up 250rpm) strut bar with carbon fiber inserts, individualized serial numbered plaque under the hood, fancy pedals, and of course the badge.
The Dinan package really makes a nice difference. The throttle response is instant, and it'll getup and go rather quick. The exhaust sounds great too - not raspy, not obnoxious, but deep and throaty. Quicker than a ZHP, and a touch faster than an E36 M3.
I'm selling it because I never drive it. It literally sits in the garage collecting dust. I moved to pittsburgh a year ago and have put only 1,000 miles on it in a year. I'd rather have the equity for a down payment on a home. I'm in no rush to sell it (just signed a year lease), so I am patient on waiting for the right buyer at the right price.
I think because of the rarity, condition, and mods, i want somewhere around my asking price. I know you can find an M3 on here for that price, or cheaper, but with that comes the higher expenses of insurance and replacement parts. plus, if u find an M3 with this low miles, you're looking at $35k+. I'd also entertain trading for an (unmolested) E36 M3 + cash.
Most people either love or hate the color. I think its absolutely beautiful, and the interior really makes it special. As I said, its 1 of only a handful made. I can wait for the right buyer.
As always, plz keep this thread positive. No flaming for Dinan or the price, color, etc. any other questions please feel free to ask away, either on here, or by phone (8454067369)