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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 12-05-2012, 09:32 AM   #1
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Is it best to sell my E46 M3 completely stock or with mods?

Trying to sell my E46 M3 so that I can save up and buy an S1000RR.
2001 E46 M3 production date 07/2001
Jet black/Dove Grey
6MT
129k miles
Mods:
Umnitza Angel eyes
CF CSL Style trunk lid
CF vinyl wrapped kidney grills
CF CSL style rear diffuser
CF CSL style splitters
E9x M3 Gunmetal 19" wheels and a set OEM E46 M3 18" Wheels
15mm and 12.5mm spacers
Bilstein HD Shocks
H&R Springs
Status Gruppe Endlinks
ECS tuning Reinforced Rear strut mounts
K&N Intake with heatshield
Stoptech crossdrilled rotors and stoptech pads
SuperBlue Brake Fluid
Redline Transmission fluid
AR20 resonator in Section 1
Section 2 resonators deleted
Blacked out front sidemarkers

DynoJet with this set up on the 18's, 301.93 RWHP/248TQ uncorrected

Replaced with OEM parts
coils
plugs
rtabs
water pump
thermostat
upper and lower radiator hoses
blower resistor
All drive belts
clear headlight lens
front wheel bearing assemblies

Additional
Inspec 1 & 2
Valve adjustment

My question is as the title states. I have all of the OEM parts from everything that I have modified. Would it be best keep everything as is, or revert everything to stock and have the mods as extra?
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:36 AM   #2
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I would say part it unless someone is willing to give you the money you are looking for with the mods. The best bet is to start a feeler thread and see if you get hits for the whole car or the parts and then make your decision based off of that.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:20 AM   #3
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Back largely to stock.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:24 AM   #4
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:30 AM   #5
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Turn it back to stock
Sell aftermarket parts
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Profit
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:37 AM   #6
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:52 PM   #7
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Depending on quality of parts, I would remove trunk lid, rear diffuser, E9x M3 wheels, spacers and intake.

Sell the rest with the car.
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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depends who you want to buy it. If you get attached to your car, like most of us on here. You'd want to see it in a good home with someone who takes care of the car meticulously and might appreciate the mods. If not, return to stock, sell parts or keep for newer/better m3.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:10 PM   #9
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Stock as much as possible.. I would reinstall OEM shock/springs and any engine enhancements. But I think trunk, diffuser, splitters, angel eyes and other cosmetic "enhancement" helps. Of course always offer to sell the car with stock parts.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:51 PM   #10
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how much you want for rear diffuser?
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:13 PM   #11
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ill take your spacers
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:54 PM   #12
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I'd say as close to stock as possible (probably have a better chance at a wider target audience) and then you can sell the parts for additional monies as you typically don't get hardly any 'extra' value when selling the car with aftermarket parts on it.


How much for the rear diffuser shipped to 97035?
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