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    Thread: 1995 M3 Coupe CLFOTD

    1. Member stascom's Avatar
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      05-21-2012 06:10 AM #1
      http://medford.craigslist.org/cto/3015181522.html

      What do you guys think?
      The rear bumper doesn't line up with the fender. Is that warping normal?

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      05-21-2012 06:25 AM #2
      for a car that doesn't have a reconstructed title it sure looks like one.
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    3. 05-21-2012 06:43 AM #3
      Gross. Just by a brief glance, that looks like a 5-6k E36. Much better ones to be had for that price.
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      05-21-2012 06:43 AM #4
      The bumper isn't THAT concerning, but I've seen a lot of cars get bumped, and need a new bumper, which often times doesn't get an OEM one.

      Plus, IIRC you have to pull the bumper to get the clips for the moldings off, which can easily lead to somebody not putting it on 100% correctly.
      The pictures are decent glamour shots, but don't show enough detail to spot anything wrong.

      Still not a bad price for a clear titled M.

      EDIT: Skipped over the part where it's had a color change. Having just helped prep a car for that this weekend, I'd never buy one that I didn't do myself.
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      05-21-2012 06:46 AM #5
      Meh, looks like your run of the mill somewhat beat E36 M3.
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      05-21-2012 07:55 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by stascom View Post
      http://medford.craigslist.org/cto/3015181522.html

      What do you guys think?
      The rear bumper doesn't line up with the fender. Is that warping normal?
      I would hope the rear bumper doesn't line up with the fender, because the fender is up front....

      rear quarter panel is the term you were looking for.
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      05-21-2012 10:45 AM #7
      Alright, I'll skip on this one...

      Thanks, guys.

      Quote Originally Posted by EdRacer71 View Post
      I would hope the rear bumper doesn't line up with the fender, because the fender is up front....

      rear quarter panel is the term you were looking for.
      This.

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      05-21-2012 10:51 AM #8
      looks like a hammered POS like others have stated. for the price he wants you are better off getting a late model one. I had a 95 and a 99 and the 99 was made better and had some more modern features including the nice 3-spoke steering wheel and side impact airbags in the doors. i also think the leather was better quality also.

      the rear badge is in the wrong spot and isnt an OEM one either.

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      05-21-2012 10:52 AM #9
      This was a color change car, too. Under the hood is still Dakar Yellow. Why anyone would go from Dakar Yellow to white, is beyond me.

      I also don't like the "extra metal added to subframe" line. Something about the work already completed to this car really makes me wonder how thoroughly that task was completed.
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      05-21-2012 11:15 AM #10
      Horrible, horrible example. Respray (you can even see yellow inside the door in the seat shot), wrong badge, painted moldings, and even the side markers are on backwards!

      And why are there 11 different prices in the ad? $8000 firm! $7800 firm! $7500 firm! $7000 firm!

      You know an M3 is crap when the owner wants to trade for an S13.

      This is a $5k M3 tops. It may not have a salvage title but it sure got whacked pretty hard at one point.


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      05-21-2012 01:45 PM #11
      would make a good track car atleast. thats if the rear subframe isnt ready to fall off.

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      05-21-2012 01:49 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post

      And why are there 11 different prices in the ad? $8000 firm! $7800 firm! $7500 firm! $7000 firm!
      This.

      The ad, like the car, was created by someone with ADD

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      What the hell are "angle eyes"? I thought only the Morgan Aero 8 had those!
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      05-21-2012 01:56 PM #14
      That car screams 'run away' to me. Looks to have had rear damage, brake calipers are still yellow from when the car was also, poor color change with parts poorly reassembled...no thanks.

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      05-21-2012 02:19 PM #15
      Car lounge fail of the day?

      Seriously though, good observations on this one, I didn't notice a lot of the comments until I looked twice.

      I wouldn't own a BMW out of warranty anyway, and that goes double for this one.

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      05-21-2012 02:25 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by NoLongerLow View Post
      This was a color change car, too. Under the hood is still Dakar Yellow. Why anyone would go from Dakar Yellow to white, is beyond me.
      Yuck.



      Why would you cut corners like that is beyond me.

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      05-21-2012 02:27 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by unintended acceleration View Post

      I wouldn't own a BMW out of warranty anyway, and that goes double for this one.
      BMW are quite cheap and painless to own out of warranty. That thing, however...
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      05-21-2012 02:32 PM #18
      what a pile...i'd consider that thing a donor car.
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    19. 05-21-2012 02:39 PM #19
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      "I WILL TAKE $7500 CASH FIRM!!!! $7200 CASH FIRM!!!!!! Unless your active military I will then take $7000cash firm."

      "Im asking $8500 obo"

      I would not buy a car from this gentleman, ever

    20. 05-21-2012 03:54 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by initiation View Post
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      "I WILL TAKE $7500 CASH FIRM!!!! $7200 CASH FIRM!!!!!! Unless your active military I will then take $7000cash firm."

      "Im asking $8500 obo"

      I would not buy a car from this gentleman, ever
      I wouldn't even buy a bicycle from this guy.
      run come save me.
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    21. 05-21-2012 06:19 PM #21
      the F means find not fraud

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