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Old 12-14-2012, 10:10 PM   #1
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Finally got into an m3 again

So after a few years of driving not so exciting cars i got myself a pretty minty e46 m3. I had a 99 that I got rid of 4 years ago and regreted selling it pretty much immediately. Since I waited so long to get another one I didnt want to cut any corners and after months of searching I pulled a trigger on this gem. 04 silvergray M3 with black leather with 47k. Mint condition. I did have to drive for 13 hours to get it but it was worth it. Had a PPI done at BMW and everything including subframeis 100%. Here are some pics. I have since lowered it 1.5in and waiting for wheel spacers. I will get new pics tomorow. Happy to be a new owner. Also, since I baught it I literally cannot wait to wake up in the morning to drive it to work (eventough I usually have to get up around 5am and my job is giving me gray hair at the age of 29).
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:21 PM   #2
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sooo beautiful, very nice.
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:31 PM   #3
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Thanks a bunch.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:49 PM   #4
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You got your hands on a very nice whip! Congratz and welcome aboard to the forums!!
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:06 AM   #5
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Minty is exactly the right adjective.. Nice car man
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:18 AM   #6
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Prettayy cleannn

Your job is not giving you gray hair...your genetics are

in the same price range you coulda gotten a new E9x 335i...did you think about that option?
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:29 AM   #7
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love stock lookin and even after a decade it still looks new
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Old 12-15-2012, 01:34 AM   #8
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:07 AM   #9
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Prettayy cleannn

Your job is not giving you gray hair...your genetics are

in the same price range you coulda gotten a new E9x 335i...did you think about that option?
A new 335i is over 40k, so not evn close. And yes I did think about getting a used one, until I drove one. I knew if I got anything other then an m3 I would regret it by the time I braught it home. Nothing else was an option, regardless of price or common sense.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:17 AM   #10
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Your job is not giving you gray hair...your genetics are

in the same price range you coulda gotten a new E9x 335i...did you think about that option?
2 completely different cars

Congrats OP! Sweet car it will put a smile on your face every time you get behind the wheel
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:47 AM   #11
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This is what the car looks like as of today with springs and 20mm spacers up front.
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:12 PM   #12
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:21 PM   #13
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Prettayy cleannn

Your job is not giving you gray hair...your genetics are

in the same price range you coulda gotten a new E9x 335i...did you think about that option?
Ummm.. I think the 47k is the mileage. Not the price.
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