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Old 03-07-2011, 10:22 AM   #301
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Triple black, FTMFW:

But, however, etc etc... An SMG transmission would be fantastic, and at this point might sway me in that direction.

Nah. Black on black on black:
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:19 PM   #302
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Hey guys I am in the market for an E46 vert. If anyone has one that looks exactly like this I'll buy it! haha I've been looking since 2009 and I still haven't found one. Anyways when I finally get one it will look just like this:

close enough?
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:18 PM   #303
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close enough?
Oh my gaaddd. Such a nice car..you should have the top down in your sig picture. Is that black or dark blue? Is it for sale?
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:25 PM   #304
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Nvm I saw your for sale ad. That is a hot car, but a little high for me. Low miles though so I understand and WAY clean. Damn that interior is delicious.
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Old 03-08-2011, 04:24 AM   #305
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I bought that same car in San Diego a couple weeks ago...'04 325ciC, Orient Blue Metallic on Natural Brown/Black, M/T, 80k miles, fully loaded minus nav, 19" BBS CH wheels. Good condition.

Make me an offer before I register it...

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Old 03-08-2011, 10:08 AM   #306
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I bought that same car in San Diego a couple weeks ago...'04 325ciC, Orient Blue Metallic on Natural Brown/Black, M/T, 80k miles, fully loaded minus nav, 19" BBS CH wheels. Good condition.

Make me an offer before I register it...
Thanks, but I'm looking for a black 330. GLWS though!
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Old 03-08-2011, 01:37 PM   #307
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Not really trying to sell it, but thought I'd put it out there. Thanks anyways though!
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Old 03-08-2011, 03:18 PM   #308
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Nvm I saw your for sale ad. That is a hot car, but a little high for me. Low miles though so I understand and WAY clean. Damn that interior is delicious.
Haha yeah I love this car too much to sell it...I would only sell it for an M3 (hence the high price)...otherwise, I don't ever want to get rid of this car!

I think you should be able to find a decent amount of verts with Natural Brown interior and Style 71 wheels with a black exterior...once the warm weather starts to kick in im sure they'll be for sale but the prices might be a bit inflated as opposed to buying in the winter.. good luck on your search though! Make sure you buy the exact car you want, DO NOT settle for less.
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Old 03-08-2011, 08:09 PM   #309
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just got off the j c whitney site.

i can get raggtopp and forever black for under $50!
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:00 PM   #310
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Has anybody here replaced their window seals that go between the front and rear side windows?

I have a rattle on the driver's side when both side windows are up and the top is down, it's because there's not enough tension between the two windows and they kinda 'clank' together when hitting bumps. I think that replacing that seal might help - it's probably worn down after 80k miles and 7 years, unless it's simply the windows being slightly out of alignment because of a previous accident to the driver's side rear quarter panel. If the later is true, I doubt a stock seal would fix the issue.
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:05 AM   #311
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Not really trying to sell it, but thought I'd put it out there. Thanks anyways though!
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Haha yeah I love this car too much to sell it...I would only sell it for an M3 (hence the high price)...otherwise, I don't ever want to get rid of this car!

I think you should be able to find a decent amount of verts with Natural Brown interior and Style 71 wheels with a black exterior...once the warm weather starts to kick in im sure they'll be for sale but the prices might be a bit inflated as opposed to buying in the winter.. good luck on your search though! Make sure you buy the exact car you want, DO NOT settle for less.
haha you both offered me the same car. bmw335: So you've decided to keep the car then? I would keep it. Yeah everytime I see that picture of the black E46 vert with tan interior I die. I think I am going to go check out the black one in LA this weekend (which has black interior), but man I do love that dark tan interior.
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:31 AM   #312
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Ah I found it! But damn they want more than what I'm willing to pay. I can always change the wheels!
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/ctd/2252656500.html
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Old 03-09-2011, 01:01 AM   #313
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Thats VERY overpriced.

You can get an M3 for that. Or a very very very very good ZHP.
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Of course the ONE that I find is overpriced. Should I tell them that I could get an M3 for that price? What should I tell them to lower it? I could compare it to other black one, and ask if they'd take 17k because the one in LA (which is only 13,900) has the nicer wheels and is closer..
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Old 03-09-2011, 02:11 PM   #315
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Well nvm then. I contacted them and it had sold. I can't believe how quickly it sold. The posting was up only two days.
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Old 03-09-2011, 02:18 PM   #316
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Yeah, it looks like im keeping mine. I already started modding it

Don't worry about it, i'm sure you'll find one you'll like either way. These cars are far from rare
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:54 PM   #317
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:58 PM   #318
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Ah I found it! But damn they want more than what I'm willing to pay. I can always change the wheels!
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/ctd/2252656500.html
Might as well shoot them an offer. It might sit there for a bit at that price so keep your eyes peeled as the price goes down. Good luck with your search.
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:08 PM   #320
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Just a quick question that's been on my mind.

How is the chassis flex or structural integrity of the convertibles? Is there too much flex to be competitive in autocross or flex too much for a HPDE?
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