1998 BMW M3 Coupe, manual (Street/Track/Autocross Ready)

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    SalineCO5
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    1998 BMW M3 Coupe – Street/Track/Autocross
    Arctic Silver with black leather Vader interior
    Near Boulder Colorado

    Purchased March 2009 with 169,100 miles, currently 173,xxx
    The previous owner put a significant amount of the miles on over the span of 2 years. These were highway miles accumulated on the central coast of California which is wide open. Considering the miles, the interior is in very good shape but the body shows wear as you would expect of a car of this age and miles. The car was stock when I purchased it.
    In the years since I bought the car I have done extensive maintenance and upgrade activities that are detailed out in this listing. The car just passed smog in June 2013 with a new Magnaflow high flow catalytic converter mid-pipe (part number 24014). The car was originally set up for autocross (SCCA STU) but more recently I made improvements for reliability for track use, which moved it beyond STU (but it is a BAS/BAR car under BMWCCA rules). It would not be difficult to move the car back down to STU compliance if desired. All work on the car has been done by me, SCR Performance of Loveland CO, and BimmerHaus of Broomfield CO. This car is riding on the new for 2013 AST 4150 single adjustable dampers with associated hardware purchased through Vorshlag. Current alignment is an aggressive autocross/track setup with corner-balancing.
    Currently the roll bar, Sparco seats, and Odyssey battery are out of the car. The stock seats and battery are installed. I removed the OEM trunk spoiler but it can be easily reinstalled if desired. The car will be sold riding on OEM wheels (with like new tires). See list of spares for everything you get with the car. Also included is a Bavarian Autosport car cover.

    I make no warranties in relation to the sale of this vehicle, but the typical failure points for the e36 M3 have been proactively managed through upgrades or replacement maintenance (ex. cooling system).

    $12,500 (NOTE: for this price you also get two extra sets of wheels, one with r-compound tires. 17×9 D-Force LTW5 wheels black w/machined lip, 17×8.5 TR Motorsports C2 wheels light grey w/245/40/17 Kumho Ecsta V710, 3-4/32nds remaining, new is 4/32nds)

    Upgrades / Changes

    – Suspension
    AST 4150’s with Vorshlag camber plates, spherical rear mounts and reinforcement plates (<1000 miles on them)
    Hyperco 600# front springs
    Hyperco 750# rear springs
    SPC lower rear adjustable control arms
    Powerflex urethane Front control arm bushings
    UUC swaybars (front and rear)
    UUC adjustable rear end links
    Ground Control adjustable front end links

    – Engine/Drivetrain/Exhaust
    SPAL electric fan
    Turner Motorsports shorty headers
    Magnaflow high flow cats mid-pipe (installed June 2013) (part 24014)
    UUC/Corsa RSC36 cat-back exhaust
    Z3 shifter assembly
    aFe Air intake
    UUC magnetic oil drain plug
    Vorshlag polyurethane competition engine mounts
    Bimmerworld dual fuel pump kit
    Turner Motorsports underdrive pulleys
    SCR Performance / Active Autowerke tune
    metal waterpump housing

    – Interior
    UUC RK2 shift knob
    JVC CD receiver w/ USB, aux input, HD radio
    SCR Performance / Built-By-Bones 4-point roll bar
    2 x Sparco Sprint V FIA approved seats
    2 x Sparco seat brackets
    1 x Sparco seat slider
    2 x Corbeau 3″ 5 pt harnesses, black. One camlock, one latch & link

    – Exterior
    Fog light covers
    Wheel studs
    Anthracite grey plastidip on OEM wheels (Aug 13)
    SSI stealth one piece undertray
    Wheel center caps
    AKG Motorsports tow hooks
    Black grill kidneys
    clear corners
    clear side markers
    Euro tail lights
    X-brace

    – Brakes
    UUC slotted rotors
    UUC front stainless brake lines
    Hawk HP Plus pads

    – Fluids
    Mobil 1 or Castrol synthetic oil only used (Castrol in engine now)
    Redline gear oil in rear differential
    Redline manual transmission fluid
    BMW coolant w/Redline Water Wetter
    Mobil 1 automatic transmission fluid for power steering
    ATE brake fluid

    – Maintenance performed
    New steering rack, tie rods
    OEM BMW front lower control arms
    rebuilt front brake calipers
    New OEM clutch, flywheel resurfaced
    New radiator, all hoses, thermostat, water pump
    New exhaust hangers, all exhaust gaskets
    New back-up light switch sensor
    New headlights
    Spark plugs
    OEM rear trailing arm bushings w/Vorshlag limiters
    PCV cleaned
    fuel filter
    fuel filter cover painted
    Windshield wipers
    4 x Kumho Sport LE performance tires (~1000 miles)
    Replacement engine wiring harness (rabbit munched on the harness)
    Replacement front 02 sensors
    Bosch Alternator
    ABS wheel sensors
    wheel bearings
    interior air microfilter filter
    idler, tensioner pulleys
    engine belts
    Camshaft position sensor
    Crankshaft position sensor
    crankcase ventilator valve and associated hoses
    Final stage blower resistor pack
    New wheel well liners
    Passenger side fender replaced
    battery replaced
    windshield replaced

    – Opportunities
    seat heaters do not work
    passenger’s side rearview mirror remote operation not working
    OEM BMW radio lights are out
    Seat belts are not auto retracting
    Typical dings and scraps for a older used car

    – Spare parts
    2 x glass fog lights and brackets
    2 x OEM corner markers
    2 x OEM side markers
    2 x OEM tail lights
    OEM spoiler
    2 x OEM grill kidneys
    2 x OEM strut assemblies
    2 x OEM stock rear springs
    2 x OEM rear lower control arms
    Spare ECU
    Spare mass air flow sensor
    OEM air filter assembly
    OEM engine fan and clutch
    OEM front sway bar end links
    New front sway bar end links (lower control arm mount type)
    Spare new tie rod assemblies
    OEM underbody brace
    Used front Hawk HP Plus pads
    Used front and rear Hawk DTC-60 pads
    Odyssey PC680 Lightweight battery and battery bracket
    OEM BMW radio
    UUC clutch arm bushings
    UUC rear stainless brake lines
    OEM engine mounts
    OEM wheel bolts
    OEM fuel pump assembly
    Spare tire and wheel
    2 x new spare OEM BMW front spindles
    Used water pump (working)
    New spare alternator
    Used UUC front slotted rotors
    New set Splitfire platinum spark plugs
    OEM shift knob
    Bavarian Autosport Brake Bleed Kit

    #1253

    SalineCO5
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