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 > New Member Introductions

New Member Introductions
New members check-in, introduce yourselves, and post a picture of your BMW here!

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-05-2012, 10:08 AM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Lanc, PA
Posts: 1
My Ride: 99 GSX
New Member Here, Coming from the DSM World

Hi guys,
I don't actually own a BMW yet. I'm looking into a few. I figured I could post up the ad here and get some advice and suggestions from you guys.

I've come from a long love hate relationship in the DSM community.
I currently own a 99 GSX. Built 2.4. 45 psi on E85 making 785awhp. It's an awesome car, just not a good daily!

Hence that is why I've been looking into Bimmers. Looking for a great, fun, and reliable daily driver.

Here is the main BMW I'm looking into:

I'm thinking about offering him $4000 tomorrow. Try using the R title to my advantage?

Thanks in advance guys!!
Clutch450 is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 10-05-2012, 11:22 AM   #2
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 332
My Ride: 2012 Genesis 5.0
My dad has a '99 gst that he's working on now. Welcome to the e46 world. That bmw seems to be in good condition. 4k is about the highest i'd go. Definitely bring up the salvage title. With 160k you may be looking at replacing a few parts. Those rims are M6 replica's btw. I have the same ones on my car.
Caden is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 02:14 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: West Covina CA
Posts: 4,039
My Ride: Project Drama
illestminimike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 02:19 PM   #4
peytonracer4's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Posts: 7,756
My Ride: '00 328i
You say you want a reliable car.
You need to know the things that fail and can leave you stranded and replace them.
The entire cooling system, fuel filter, and fuel pump and good things to replace right off the bat. A lot of things can go bad but these things will leave you stranded if they fail.
There are various other things that will probably need replacing on a high mileage car like that but other things like bushings and such can be replaced as they fail. No need to replace them before hand because they will not leave you on the side of the road if they fail
peytonracer4 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

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 03:17 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2016 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use