E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Classifieds > For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy > Complete Cars

Complete Cars
List your BMW or other cars, trucks or vehicles for sale.

Don't forget to search for deals on craigslist and eBay Motors

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-10-2012, 01:44 AM   #1
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
2005 M3 Comp Pkg - SlvrGry/Cinn, SMG, 4.10's, 34k miles! Socal

* * * SOLD * * *

Seriously thinking about selling my 2005 M3. Currently has 34,3xx miles. I'd like to free up money for a business as we currently have 5 cars, but only 3 licensed drivers in the household. I DO NOT need to sell. Honestly, I'm perfectly happy keeping the car for a very long time if there's no interest. Between this and an 07 E63 we have, there really isn't more I want from a car.

The car is located in Los Angeles (Pasadena area). I also own the title free and clear. I won't respond to lowballs or tirekickers. You having cash in hand won't change anything either. I know what the car is worth and will wait for the right buyer.

I've modded it pretty conservatively, but it's still a head turner. At least twice a month I'll have people come up to me to talk about the car. Also, has to be heard in person. Not a intricate exhaust set up, but it is an amazing sounding car. The sound itself would just get the car noticed.

I am the second owner. I purchased the car in August 2009 with ~16k miles from an M3Forum member. I have a lot of original documents (maybe all of them?), records of most of the maintenance, and three keys (2 main keys and 1 valet key). Oil changed every 6 months with most of the records to prove it. Documentation of most other services INCLUDING the crucial 1,200 mile service.

The dealer's asking price was almost $65k before tax and title! Car was originally purchased at BMW of Concord in Northern California. Has been a California car its entire life. ALSO, THE CAR IS 100% SMOG LEGAL. IT EASILY PASSES CA SMOG TESTS. No paint work, stories, etc. Check the flickr page for a copy of the Carfax report I pulled when I bought the car. I put new Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires on the car about a year ago when they first came out. The car has less than 5k miles on the new tires. The tires still have the nipples on them and will last you a long time.

The car has never been tracked or driven in the rain. It has been garaged by both the previous owner and me. When the car was purchased new, the previous owner added a 3M clear bra which covers the entire front bumper and goes halfway up the fenders and hood. Overall the car is in excellent shape. The only imperfection is a paint chip on the hood right next to the hood emblem. I tried to capture it in a picture on the flickr page.

I've tried to wash the car at least once every two weeks. I mainly used Meguiar's products for the soap and tires. I used a combination of 303, Meguiar's Interior Detailer, and Leatherique for the interior. For the exterior I clayed (Meguair's C-2000) and waxed (Zymol) at least once every two months. I used 303 Aerospace Protectant for the trim and invisiable glass for the windows.

Maintenance has been completed regularly and on time or early at the dealer. This car had a 7 year extended warranty, so you know it has been well taken care of. Oil changes were performed every 6-8 months (only about every 3k miles since the mileage is pretty low). At 15k miles all fluids were changed and the aftermarket differential was checked to make sure it was in good condition. At that time, the dealer completed all open campaigns. Inspection I was performed at the dealer ~23k miles (valve adjustment as well). Had them check for subframe cracks then too...found nothing. At 30k miles I had all engine belts changed since I didn't want to take a chance with a low mileage car. Also, just renewed registration in August, so that's another expense you don't have to worry about for 11 months.

There was a PPI done on the car in the middle of September. PM me for a link to the maintenance records and PPI results. Everything was clear except a code reading "Inlet Vanos adaptation value too low". I had Toan check this out, and after popping the valve cover, he found the cam gear bolts were coming loose and the exhaust cam gear was cracked. This issue was found while it was still in the very early stages and taken care of (almost a $2,000 expense). If you're on this forum, you know what a Vanos problem can do to an engine. This is one less thing you have to worry about. You know if Toan fixed it, there's no better way to repair it. This car really is ready to buy and drive.

Original Car:
2005 M3 Coupe ($47,300.00)
Silver Gray Metallic Paint ($475.00)
Cinnamon Leather ($1,100.00)
Competition Package ($4,000.00)
Glass Moonroof ($1,050.00)
Power Front Seats w/ Driver Memory ($995.00)
Park Distance Control (Included)
Xenon Headlights ($700.00)
SMG Gearbox ($2,400.00)

Other Misc/OEM Stuff:
Destination Charge ($695.00)
Gas Guzzler Tax ($1,000.00)
Floor Mats ($147.00)
Dealer Markup ($4,998.00)

ORIGINAL ASKING PRICE: $64,860.00

Mods:

Cosmetic:
4500K HID Fogs
6000K Predator Chromium Angel Eyes
Depo Smoked Corners + Chrome Turn Signal Bulbs
Euro Aspheric Side Mirrors (These are pretty rare stateside. Completely eliminate any blindspot.)
Hüper Optik Tint (I think it's 35/60...not 100% sure though)
Matte Black/Painted Kidneys
Matte Black ///M3 Trunk Badge
Matte Black 19" CSL Reps
Matte Black Side Gills
CF Emblems
Unpainted CF Diffuser
Eurospec CSL Bootlid w/ Short Handle
Painted Reflectors
Painted Keyhole Delete
LED License Plate Lights

Interior:
OEM Oval Rear View Mirror
Hamann Pedals
CSL Aluminum Paddle Shifters
Extended Euro Tray
Kenwood DDX8017

Performance:
4.10 Differential
Agency Power v1 Exhaust w/ Unresonated Sec I (Does not drone. Toan @ PF AG did one hell of a job installing this.)
GruppeM Carbon Kevlar Intake

Suspension:
Bilstein PSS9 Adjustable Coilovers
RE Rear Shock Mounts
Sway Bars (Not 100% sure of the brand...but they're red?)


Cons:
1. Paint Chip on Hood (See flickr)
2. Hood Emblem Needs Reclear(Could use a simple sand and reclear. Easy DIY job or cheap to replace if you don't like the CF emblems. I might do this before the car is sold.)
3. Clear Bra (Reaching the end of its useful life. Doesn't look bad, but you can tell it could be better.)

It's a great example of an M3 that has been driven and well taken care of. There is a lot of work put into the car. I think the major mods left were (short of F/I): pulley kit, headers, tune, and stainless steel brake lines.

Top dollar was spent on all modifications. Look at how the angel eyes are wired for example, and you can tell they were professionally installed by someone who knew what they were doing. The CSL trunk was painted by a high end dealer (McKenna) to keep the OEM look. You'll be pressed to find another M3 in this sort of condition with the documentation and mods you'll find on mine.

As a bonus, you'll have the registration paid through September 12th, 2013. I should also be able to throw in the satellite radio and XM traffic subscription (have to check with a friend).

Here are some pictures of the car before the CF diffuser, AP v1 exhaust, shark fin, and CSL trunk. Also, removed the Hamaan lip since it was cracked.























More Pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8691631...ream_welcome=1

Please don't comment on my thread stating it's the wrong transmission or on the wrong coast. Any serious buyer can convert the car to a manual without too much of a headache and I'm willing to ship the car as long as the buyer makes all arrangements. Also, if you have a problem with my price, please PM me and don't post in the thread. I'll like to keep the thread on topic.

There's between $10k-$15k of aftermarket stuff on the car (not including the cost of painting, installation, etc.). You're getting Michelin Pilot Supersport tires with less than 5k miles on them, registration paid through September 2013, PPI documents, and the valve cover opened with the Vanos fully inspected by Toan.

Before anyone asks, I'm not parting out anything at all. Please refrain from asking.

Respect my time and I'll respect yours. I don't have the car listed many places because I'm not desperate to sell.

Sorry I'm more of a lurker. I've posted on M3Forum the most out of any. You can cross check my username with the more common BMW/M3 forums and you'll find me on most of them. Here is my M3F profile.

Last edited by chillar15; 10-04-2012 at 10:00 AM.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 09-10-2012, 04:33 PM   #2
SpoiledBrat
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 121
My Ride: 330Ci zhp
Wow! what a combo.
SpoiledBrat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 04:46 PM   #3
JaYaRe
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: L.A Baby
Posts: 591
My Ride: goes, Brroom Brooom
34k wow that beast was babied, beautiful car
__________________
100_0903-1
JaYaRe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 06:37 PM   #4
psan03
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Posts: 68
My Ride: 2003 BMW M3
Amazing...GLWS!
__________________

-03 Silver Grey 325i-
Quote:
Originally Posted by tifreak View Post
wire a car bomb to your ignition, when he goes to steal it you'll know :shhh:
psan03 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 11:24 PM   #5
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Thanks for the comments guys...appreciate it
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2012, 03:38 PM   #6
jamxvvii
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: California
Posts: 0
My Ride: s2000
Pm'd
jamxvvii is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 01:17 AM   #7
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
All PMs responded to. Have an interested buyer and the car may be pending sale (contingent on PPI) as early as tomorrow.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 03:48 PM   #8
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Bump, had an interested buyer, but the sale fell through.

Had a PPI done and then the valve cover opened and Vanos inspected by Toan. He just fixed the loose cam gear bolts and replaced the exhaust hub. The subframe, Vanos, and everything else check out perfectly.

PM me for the maintenance records and proof of PPI, Carfax, etc.

Last edited by chillar15; 09-22-2012 at 03:56 PM.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 04:38 PM   #9
c5ry
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Philly, Pa
Posts: 130
My Ride: 2011 M3
Very nice, i really like it
c5ry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 12:44 PM   #10
Platnumdesi01
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: VA
Posts: 15
My Ride: 330ci ZHP
Still available? email me sachin.agarwal1@gmail.com
Platnumdesi01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 04:48 PM   #11
redbmwm3
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 187
My Ride: 2000 323ci
Love the color, GLWS
redbmwm3 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 08:00 PM   #12
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Quote:
Originally Posted by c5ry View Post
Very nice, i really like it
Thanks!


Quote:
Originally Posted by Platnumdesi01 View Post
Still available? email me sachin.agarwal1@gmail.com
It is, but I might have a deposit coming later tonight. PM me with any questions, etc.


Quote:
Originally Posted by redbmwm3 View Post
Love the color, GLWS
Thank you
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 08:09 PM   #13
E46_330i_Stud
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 1,889
My Ride: 2004 330ci ZHP 6MT
Mother of God. GLWS!
__________________


1995 325i 5mt ArcticGrey/Dove - SOLD
2004 330ci ZHP 6MT SilberGrau/Black - SOLD
2001 330i M-Sport 5MT StaulGrau/Grey - SOLD
1992 Accord LX Sedan 275k miles all original - DAILY
2002 Chevy Suburban LT Autoride - TOY HAULER
2005 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLT - RACE TRUCK!
E46_330i_Stud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 09:06 PM   #14
JEFFEFECKS
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SF Bay Area>Tampa Bay FL
Posts: 1,181
My Ride: AW ///M3
Send a message via AIM to JEFFEFECKS
Mother of GOD!!! Awesome car GLWS man! whoever buys this beautiful car will be one lucky SOB
__________________


Alpine White/Cinnamon
JEFFEFECKS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 11:42 PM   #15
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Quote:
Originally Posted by E46_330i_Stud View Post
Mother of God. GLWS!
Thanks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by JEFFEFECKS View Post
Mother of GOD!!! Awesome car GLWS man! whoever buys this beautiful car will be one lucky SOB
Lol, thank you....I'm really gonna miss the car...a lot.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2012, 11:43 PM   #16
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Also, I just received a deposit on the car. It should be gone by the end of this week. In the unlikely case that it's not, I will update the OP accordingly.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 11:33 PM   #17
Mddicted
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 39
My Ride: M6
Sold?
Mddicted is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2012, 10:34 AM   #18
chillar15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Socal
Posts: 33
My Ride: 2005 M3 ZCP
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mddicted View Post
Sold?
Yeah, it's gone.
chillar15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use