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Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Southern California
My Ride: 2000 328i M/T, S/P
2000 328i Sprt Pkg, 5MT, TiAg
2000 328i Sprt Pkg, 5MT, TiAg-$3,500 O.B.O.
Located in So Cal, this is a solid car that is extremely fun to drive. Even with its age and miles, it still drives better than the brand-new cars; it's smooth, fast, responsive and solid. If you've driven a BMW, then you understand. I have only used synthetic oil and premium 91 octane Top-Tier gasoline. Mechanically, it has been maintained through a BMW dealership and independent BMW specialty shops and runs like new. Aesthetically there are some signs of age and use. Details below.
-5-speed manual transmission
-black leather interior
-clear markers all around (no ugly orange)
-18-inch AC Schnitzer Type 3 replica wheels
-custom strut-tower brace
-ATE slotted premium performance rotors and Akebono ceramic pads
-K&N drop-in filter
-Rogue Engineering Power Pulleys
-Pioneer 12-disc CD Changer in trunk
-Rockford Fosgate 700-watt amp and two 10-inch Rockford Fosgate P3 800-watt dual voice-coil subwoofers in a sealed box (likely keeping this, but may negotiate to leave it installed)
-Aluminum ///M package hand-brake
-///M package shifter
-The electronics on the original key went bad. Rather than buy a new key, I programmed another key to the car. The result is that you need both keys: one for the ignition, one for keyless entry. You can purchase a new key if it bothers you. It didn't bother me.
-The lock cylinder was destroyed during an attempted break-in, so you cannot manually unlock the car. Can also be fixed if you wish.
-Power steering disabled. Takes some effort parallel parking and such, but otherwise feels much more solid and connected to the road. I feel it enhances to sport package and handling characteristics of the car, but I realize it may not be everyone's cup of tea.
-Exterior blemishes: dent/faded paint on front passenger-side fender; worn paint on trunk lid from a bike rack attachment; scuff on right passenger-side rear bumper.
-Interior blemishes: torn driver's seat; visible wear on shift knob and steering wheel. The rest of the interior is like new as I rarely had passengers.
-Salvage title (theft recovery).
I will be happy to answer questions or provide more photos. Serious inquiries only please.
Last edited by Don1138; 02-08-2013 at 06:33 PM.
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