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|09-02-2010, 12:41 PM||#1|
WTT 500+ HP Silvia for E46 BMW M3
I'm putting up my baby for trade for an E46 M3. I don't have too many preferences, but if I had to choose, I'd want a relatively low mileage Black or White M3. I'm open to any offers though... I AM willing to add cash for the right car, but don't offer me your stock 2002 M3 with 100K miles and ask for 5k on top.
History on this car:
I bought this car a few months ago for $15,000 dollars. Since then, I've spent over $5000+ dollars making this car absolutely perfect. It is very fast, very reliable(took it on a 10 hour drive no problems), and absolutely daily driveable. I literally built this car to be my daily driver dream car, and have done absolutely everything imaginable to make it damn near perfect. As you read through the mods below, you'll see that EVERY aspect of this car has been given attention to.
THERE IS WELL OVER 30K INVESTED INTO THIS CAR!
Every common failure in these cars has been addressed, and already replaced BEFORE failure, so you can be assured that nothing will need to be done for quite some time.
Anyways...sadly, I have to trade her away.... I got a promotion at the lawfirm I work at last Friday , and my new job description requires that I drive lawyers around town. However, my boss wasn't to fond of my new sports car. My boss has specifically told me I will NOT be able to receive my promotion until I get a car that's suitable for giving rich lawyers rides around town. GRRRRRR
Anyways, I'm basically screwed on this one. They won't give me a company car, but I really need the money from the promotion.
So sadly, I have to trade my dream car
Here are some quick pics...I'll get better ones up in a few days when I find my camera(just moved into a new place haven't unpacked yet):
NOTE: Pictures are from before all of the work was done. Hood is properly aligned now(no gap like in last picture and AC lines are installed(they aren't in the engine shot).
Annnnd here are the mods. Most of the parts are less than a year old, and many are only a few weeks old(I tried to put dates on the ones that were changed within the last few weeks)
1990 240SX Coupe
Chassis Miles: 128,XXX - will go up since its my DD
Engine Miles: ~30,XXX
Clean Title and never been in an accident
Series 2 RB25DET swap
New OEM stock forged pistons, rods and bearings
Top-mount T70 turbo
JYG 750cc injectors
JYG high flow fuel rail
External fuel pump relay switch
Ported and Polished head
Greddy ported and polished intake
Q45 throttle body
Greddy timing belt
Megan turbo manifold all heat wrapped
HKS wastegate with 2 inch flex pipe
3inch custom down pipe heat wrapped
Full turbo-back apexi focuz exhaust
Hamman boost controller
Koyo aluminum radiator with brand new 2500 CFM Flex-a-lite fans
Dual HKS Super Sequential BOV's
MASSIVE Blitz front mount intercooler and custom pipes
Steel braided turbo oil and feed lines and all new hoses
McKinney Touge Motor Mounts
Mckinney Touge Transmission Mount
McKinney Heavy Duty Driveshaft(Good up to 750HP)
Full Custom A/C and Power Steering(Cost over $2K to do) - Finished 8/20/2010
Full Standalone AEM Tuned on AEM Wideband and AEM CAM angle Sensor
Battery Relocated to Trunk
Built rb25 tranny with hardeneded synchros
Stage 3 centerforce clutch
HKS short shifter and hks shift knob
Kazz 2way lsd
Ksport coilovers 36 way adjustable and camber kit
KSport Inner and outer tie rods with new bushings
18' staggered sport max wheels 10 inch rear(Lowered perfectly. Never rubs)
Full Metal OEM Silvia Conversion including Front End, Side Skirts, and Rear
Real Glass Silvia Triple Projector projection headlights
Full Silvia Interior Conversion
True Auto Silvia Hood
R33 Front Bumper(Fits MASSIVE intercooler better)
$3000 artic pearl white paint job(less than a year old)
Authentic OEM Silvia Seats
4 point aero speed harnesses
Autometer gauges: water temperature, boost, Oil Pressure, and RPM
AEM A/F Ratio Gauge
Brand New Sony CDX Hd Radio
Momo Norcross Steering Wheel
Oil Just Changed
New brake pads and rotors
All new metal gaskets(head gasket, valve cover, oil pan, manifold etc...)
New water pump
New walbro 255 fuel pump
New spark plugs
All new fuseable links and relays
Flushed and replaced all fluids(including transmission and LSD) - 8/20/2010
$1500 in custom wiring(replacing all important old and worn wires) - finished 8/20/2010 have receipts
Replaced all worn vacuum lines - finished 8/20/2010
New master clutch cylinder - changed 8/23/2010
New brake booster - changed 8/23/2010
Brand new Optima Redtop Battery - changed 8/23/2010
Manual Windows and Mirrors - kept to save weight, can be changed to electric for less than $200 if you really want it
Driver side door trimmings are beginning to come a bit loose. Not a big deal, but I'd put a little glue in there just to be keep everything looking clean
Speedo is not accurate due to wheels, 6 cylinder on a 4 cylinder tach etc. Just double what it says and your good(GPS verified).
Driving may cause excessive attention from the ladies(could be a problem for the married folks)
The car is currently set to 15PSI and probably making around 450-500HP. The turbo can do a lot more if you really want to, but 500HP in a 2500LB car is plenty for me. Easily capable of 600-700HP if you turn the boost up.
I'm located in Charleston, SC but I can drive to meet you pretty much anywhere.
PM me if interested
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|09-02-2010, 12:54 PM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Glenville, NY
My Ride: '05 M3 Vert
So then said employer should pay for some of this new car if part of your job description is to wine and dine people. Your boss tells you he wants you to get another car, then he should help you attain that car.
|09-02-2010, 01:14 PM||#4|
And yes, in a perfect world my boss would just buy me a car
|09-03-2010, 07:25 PM||#6|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Portland Oregon
My Ride: 03' Z4 '00 VW
Dude find another job . if my boss said i dont like your car i would quit. stand up for yourself. Unless this is an excuse for a car you really want.. I work for ceo's and Presidents of major corporations and never get harrased about what car i drive. BTW isnt that what a town car is for.
2JZ-GTE Conversions & GM LS-Engine Conversions
Last edited by forcefedvw; 09-03-2010 at 07:26 PM.
|09-06-2010, 10:42 PM||#9|
Join Date: Apr 2007
My Ride: CLK55 AMG, E90 335i
|09-07-2010, 12:03 AM||#10|
You guys dont get it.
I've been offered a promotion, but the promotion requires me to wine and dine lawyers. They don't have to give me the position, but they are offering. If they hire someone before I accept, than I simply won't get the promotion.
In the real world life isn't always fair.
|09-07-2010, 12:40 AM||#11|
Join Date: Oct 2006
nice car, I road in my buddies with 350hp and he switched highways at wot scared tge piss out of me felt as fast other bodies 500hp supra awesome car they are rare hopefully they will bring them back rx8s r ok but I don't like tge rear doors and odd shape and lackbof turbos
|09-07-2010, 03:20 PM||#15|
|09-07-2010, 06:33 PM||#16|
Join Date: Jul 2010
My Ride: e46 325i
good luck with the trade/buy bro
|09-07-2010, 07:01 PM||#17|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Cardinal Country, KY
My Ride: 08 G37S, 07 Sky RL
Have you considered buying one of these to wine/dine your clients in?
Very cheap, low maintenance, cheap insurance, and boss should be happy with this choice. Personally, I think boss man should pony up some $ to assist with this "required" change.
|09-07-2010, 08:25 PM||#19|
Join Date: Jul 2008
My Ride: S/C AW 02 vert
thanks for the offer buddy but what would u do with my 600hp m3 driving them around in my car wouldnt be relaxing it would be loud and very fast lmao
Fully Built S/C Stage 2 VF AW Vert
|09-07-2010, 10:23 PM||#20|
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