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Forum: Complete Cars 05-17-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,247
Posted By esrandl
Sorry to pile on, but I just sold my M3 in...

Sorry to pile on, but I just sold my M3 in exactly nine days. Yes I started below blue book, and even dropped a tad further. I had a bunch of phone calls and emails, couldn't even keep track. The...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-17-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By esrandl
Car has been sold! Thanks for the memories....

Car has been sold!

Thanks for the memories. This has been an excellent forum and I recommended it to multiple potential buyers recently. I will probably still lurk from time to time :)
Forum: Complete Cars 05-14-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By esrandl
Two offers for $16.5 k turned down... but likely...

Two offers for $16.5 k turned down... but likely fairly close to sale. I am also pretty close to my 'bottom line' with the price drops, but could still move a little. Two potentials buyers coming to...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-10-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By esrandl
Update #2. I added a free Carfax to my...

Update #2. I added a free Carfax to my Autotrader ad if you are looking at east coast M3's so you can confirm. I ran the pricing again with the two minor accidents factored in and tried to make...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-07-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By esrandl
Update: Just ran my own Carfax. Carfax has...

Update: Just ran my own Carfax. Carfax has accident to left rear reported with no airbag or frame issues reported. I believe the accident was a minor rear end collision and the rear bumper was...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-07-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By esrandl
FS: '03 M3 Vert, Silver/Black top/Gray, 60k mi. Price drop, $17980, east GA

Hello all. It has been a long time since I posted but I continue to lurk from time to time and it has been a great forum. I am sadly getting rid of a couple cars to include my M3 and my ZR-1 vette. I...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-06-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By esrandl
You can't swap side to side with radials, only...

You can't swap side to side with radials, only front to rear (same rotation) once radial tires break in. Side to side was back in the day of bias ply tires.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-21-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By esrandl
I use gradient assist once a day as I always get...

I use gradient assist once a day as I always get caught at a particular light on a hill. Works great and now it's second nature.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-21-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,490
Posted By esrandl
I road raced a corvette, then shifter karts....

I road raced a corvette, then shifter karts. After running shifter karts, I couldn't go back to a regular manual and the CAR I TRADED IN was a manual M3. If you really think a pedal clutch makes the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-04-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By esrandl
I'm pretty sure you have to have a real CSL VIN...

I'm pretty sure you have to have a real CSL VIN to buy OEM CSL parts from the dealer. No one in US would have one (except grey market cars)...

I think there have been some threads on this,...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-28-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 113
Achtung: Poll: Current Model BMW
Views: 56,290
Posted By esrandl
Duh, 03 M3 SMG Vert..

Duh, 03 M3 SMG Vert..
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-28-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 113
Achtung: Poll: Current Model BMW
Views: 56,290
Posted By esrandl
03 SMG Vert :)

03 SMG Vert :)
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-26-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,145
Posted By esrandl
Sorry for late reply, I only log on every so...

Sorry for late reply, I only log on every so often.

The threaded post is inside the wheel well. Feel just above the front edge of bumper and you will find it. I will try to attach a pic of what it...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-22-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,145
Posted By esrandl
Sorry, took a closer look at your pic. You...

Sorry, took a closer look at your pic.

You are DEFINITELY missing your front clip. The nut has backed off the and the whole clip and nut are gone. You should just barely be able to see part of the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-22-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,145
Posted By esrandl
Looks normal.. Like Tailwag said: You can...

Looks normal..

Like Tailwag said: You can move the front part up a little by modifying (or just loosening) front clips. There is a single nut/thread post in the upper fender. Look inside wheel...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-08-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,050
Posted By esrandl
Mahjik is all over it!! Great posts- someone...

Mahjik is all over it!! Great posts- someone needs to sticky this. The whole brake upgrade thing is b.s. There are tons of stock class race series that do just fine with OEM stuff. It's more about...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-08-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By esrandl
335 seems pretty nice and can probably compare...

335 seems pretty nice and can probably compare with M3.. but you are going to take a huge hit in depreciation if you sell it in a couple of years. My M3 is my daily driver, I picked it up used and I...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-07-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By esrandl
That thing looks great!! Drive it and have...

That thing looks great!!

Drive it and have fun. If you paint it, you'll just get it scuffed in a month or two and it will look EXACTLY the same.

Incidentally, that is a great deal.. and of...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-30-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By esrandl
I have Kumhos, had Continental. The Kumhos stick...

I have Kumhos, had Continental. The Kumhos stick great.. but it could be that they are just newer than the Continentals. Had them about 5 months and so far wear seems normal. Price is definitely...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 208,259
Posted By esrandl
Thanks krod328Ci and everyone else. Great DIY. I...

Thanks krod328Ci and everyone else. Great DIY. I took out the duct and completely released the HVAC arm assembly and it made it easier. Just over an hour. Man that thing is way the heck up in there!!!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-18-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By esrandl
DIY says it all. It is super easy. The right rear...

DIY says it all. It is super easy. The right rear and left front have the sensors.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-18-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,877
Posted By esrandl
The rasp is the M3 signature!! You gotta love it!

The rasp is the M3 signature!! You gotta love it!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-05-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By esrandl
definitely not a loose rock. There was nothing...

definitely not a loose rock. There was nothing that came out when I took it apart and it made noise even with the main caliper removed. It was the parking brake shoes where they meet the inner drum...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-03-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By esrandl
Grinding from rear parking brake

Hello all,

Just wanted to give my recent experience on a dragging right rear parking brake.

I've heard an intermittant scraping/grinding sound from the right rear wheel that has worsened over...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-16-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By esrandl
I took my ZR-1 to Germany. Best car decision I've...

I took my ZR-1 to Germany. Best car decision I've made. You'll be sorry if you don't have a sports car when you're there. The other option is to dump it, and do the BMW military purchase thing when...
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