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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-28-2018, 12:25:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,587
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Head Unit/Radio Replacement When Already Aftermarket

Clarion m508 would be perfect for me but for the display color. :(
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-22-2018, 03:36:42 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 89,553
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-21-2018, 12:04:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 89,553
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: ► APEX | ARC-8 Light Weight Track Wheels

Pic request: 17x8.5 square. Shallow (no concave setups). E36 with a standard suspension or minimal lowering.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-09-2018, 02:18:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Dilemma between two cars

So the option is replace one high maintenance car that you have already sunk a bunch of money into on parts with someone else’s high maintenance car with a subpar supercharger that hasn’t sold for...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, May-05-2018, 10:09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: 1995 BMW M3 Daytona Violet 109,000 Miles Dinan S3 Supercharged sleeper

Which Dinan tune did you run with the supercharger? I didn’t see a stage level listed on their website for supercharged cars.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, May-05-2018, 03:26:27 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 1,669,672
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

Just had the Dinan suspension installed.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180505/da6a0bbe7a7bf3ef931c698d32c2194c.jpg...
Forum: M3Forum Welcome Center Sun, Apr-22-2018, 06:59:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: New from Nashville

Will keep my eyes and ears open. What are you looking for spec-wise? 03.5+? Competition package? Mileage? Colors?

There is a German cars and coffee that has moved to Bavarian Bierhaus that...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Apr-21-2018, 02:57:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-10-2018, 03:02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Looking for an e36 m3

I would sell my car in a heartbeat and get this one. https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/d/1999-bmw-m3-coupe-manual-5/6551688871.html
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-31-2018, 04:30:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,224
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: BMW e36 m3 race car (euro s50b32)

This car is so awesome.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Feb-06-2018, 03:40:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: WTB: DSII Wheels Set

Asheville CL has a set right now. https://asheville.craigslist.org/wto/d/bmw-m3-e36-wheels-style-39s/6476476249.html
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Feb-06-2018, 03:31:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: FS: 1995 E36 M3 Coupe 5 speed

Was this at the Bavarian Bierhaus Oktoberfest?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-20-2018, 03:40:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,950
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Looking for an LTW in collector condition (less than 30k miles)

How do the EAG cars fail to meet your requirements?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jan-13-2018, 03:14:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: E36 M3 - Low Mileage/Tasteful Mods/Maintenance (FL)

There is an estoril under $15k on Autotrader right now in NC and another one in FL on various CL pages for something like $11k.

Why aren’t you buying them?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-13-2018, 02:06:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,710
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Need Practical Advice

Keep it. Fix it. Do with it what you want. If you can’t do what you want with it, sell it.

Repairs aren’t the the issue, utility is the issue. All cars will need repairs. However, not all cars...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-12-2018, 04:45:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 89,553
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: ► APEX | ARC-8 Light Weight Track Wheels

Thinking it is time for wheels and tires. :)

Max or David, would either of you be available for a quick chat or email exchange?
Forum: Southeast Thu, Jan-04-2018, 05:00:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: NCM Motorsports Park April 14-15, 2018 Track Weekend

Thanks. My previous track day there mixed the four novices (of which I was one) with the intermediates and it was less than ideal for my first real track day.
Forum: Southeast Tue, Jan-02-2018, 04:38:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-12-2017, 02:59:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: E36 M3 - Low Mileage/Tasteful Mods/Maintenance (FL)

I wish you luck. I think your budget may be a tad low for your wish list.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-12-2017, 01:43:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-26-2017, 08:42:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Wtb e36 m3 muffler

I ordered a Dinan exhaust and have my OEM setup sitting in the Dinan box in my garage at the moment. I think the box is probably five or six feet long with the exhaust and all of the packaging...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-12-2017, 04:44:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Used exhaust / coilovers

I have a stock OEM exhaust available from my 98 coupe. Located in Nashville.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-07-2017, 03:30:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: BBTB install help

I had this with my Dinan TB. Wound up replacing the TPS and ASC sensors, adjusted the cable, and sent the DME back to Dinan to clear everything and start over because the car wasn't running right.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-05-2017, 03:09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-27-2017, 02:16:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,001
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: How many M3's/ E36's do you/ would you own?

If I just focused on collecting BMWs, I would say three. One e30, one e36, and one e46. Presumably, the e30 would get driven the least, followed by the e36 a track car, and the e46 as the daily...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-21-2017, 03:25:07 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 89,553
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: ► APEX | ARC-8 Light Weight Track Wheels

Any upcoming group buy deals in the near future?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-14-2017, 02:52:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Vintage Early Motorsport Roundels

That would make for a cool office paperweight if mounted to the right base.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-11-2017, 12:05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,997
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Aug-28-2017, 03:28:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Clean 95 M3 Prefer Slicktop

Germantown in Memphis?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-16-2017, 09:09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: WTB E36 ///M3 coupe or sedan

Any preferences re color, mileage, price, location, etc.?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-16-2017, 09:07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: For Sale: 1997 e36 M3

Someone should buy this car.

right color. Looks nice. Fair price.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-03-2017, 07:39:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Update: DME was shipped out to Dinan. Software was checked, reloaded, -'d all adaptations (previously learned traits) were cleared out. Drove it for the last 3-4 days with no codes. Everything seems...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-10-2017, 07:47:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Update: went ahead and did the Dinan intake, throttle body, exhaust, and stage 3 tune. So far, it has led to nothing but problems. Persistent throttle problems (for example, a chugging/delayed...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-10-2017, 07:41:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Road Trip in the M3 to Pinehurst Concours in NC

This has been on my list of events to attend. Will have to check it out next year (which is shaping up to be pretty busy with the Mitty, PVGP, and maybe some other stuff).
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-14-2017, 07:37:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,406
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Feeler: 2002 BMW M3 Steel Gray / Cinnamon - No Sunroof - Manual - 34k miles

I hope this is as entertaining as the Rennlist ad.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, May-11-2017, 12:47:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-09-2017, 03:36:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-09-2017, 02:33:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Update: ordered some Dinan stuff (intake, throttle body, and exhaust). Will upgrade from the stage 1 to stage 3. Started planning out what I want to do over the next year. Guess I am keeping it a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-02-2017, 03:35:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

I would say OEM+ is what I was looking for with my setup. If I could find a set of AC Schnitzer type 3 wheels, I might have to get them. Otherwise, wheels would probably say stock contours. Could go...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-02-2017, 02:10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Just about 90k. Suspension seems fine, albeit a bit high. I think the car looks better with a slight drop. That would be a phase two change for me as it isn't a priority. I figured I would start with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-01-2017, 05:46:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

That is correct. I know I can't spend x on mods and add it to the resale price. So that specific sentence was about enjoyment ROI. I would assume most potential buyers down the road wouldn't be...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-01-2017, 01:56:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,291
Posted By carpetbagger
To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Greetings, everyone. Last June, I picked up this 1998 titanium silver coupe (http://bringatrailer.com/2016/06/14/arctic-or-titanium-sharp-1998-bmw-m3/) and I am trying to figure out what do with it....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-19-2017, 03:52:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,006
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: EAG lack of inventory

I wonder what their markup would be on this one (no affiliation):...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-08-2017, 02:01:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,964
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: E36 M3 as first car??

Where are you located? If you get tons of snow per year, I would say no. If you are in Florida, different story. I can see the benefit of getting the car and your situation forcing you to learn how...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 03:50:03 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,881
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

FWIW, I don't really buy that response. It was a blow off, but I am pretty confident that if the right car came through, they wouldn't pass on it. However, it probably needs to be something like a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 03:47:54 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,881
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

Thanks. Did you ever find a car?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 03:37:50 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,881
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

I emailed them this morning. This was the first paragraph of Evan's reply:

"Thank you for reaching out! Our inventory focus has shifted away from E36s during the last 2 years or so We are...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 12:51:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,881
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

Speaking of EAG, They don't appear to be too interested in e36s these days, so I wonder who will come in and drive a hockey stick-like price trend increase.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-06-2017, 03:31:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: 2008 Mercedes E63 AMG

Great car. I wouldn't mind getting one at some point to replace (or supplement) my allroad, especially if I found a wagon!

Are you down in Smyrna? Saw the Rutherford county tags. I am in...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-11-2017, 07:37:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: WTB: E36 M3 Coupe or Sedan Clean with Records 5spd

I will send a message tonight, but I bought this back in June and am ready to move on: http://bringatrailer.com/2016/06/14/arctic-or-titanium-sharp-1998-bmw-m3/

I haven't put many miles on it...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-28-2016, 07:00:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: e36 m3 Coupe 6mt

Don't you mean 5mt? What are your mileage and price preferences? Colors? Options?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-26-2016, 01:07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,425
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: Just sold on BAT

Speaking of BaT and Just to add another data point, I bought this: http://bringatrailer.com/2016/06/14/arctic-or-titanium-sharp-1998-bmw-m3/

I probably overpaid a little. It was probably more of...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-11-2016, 01:09:49 AM
Replies: 4
WTB: E36 M3
Views: 645
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: E36 M3

Your best bet would probably be setting up a bunch of Craigslist alerts within your radius. That is how I found my 98 coupe with 87k miles back in June.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-14-2016, 02:50:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By carpetbagger
Potential e36 owner needs to test-sit for fitment in Nashville area

I think I have found my perfect e36, but it is about 500 miles away and I would prefer to actually sit in a comparable vehicle before I go through the process of buying a car out of town sight...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-01-2016, 10:17:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,334
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: 2003.5 Silver Grey, BLK, 6MT, Post Recall, 32k miles! Beautiful!!

Oh, I understood that. I was just trying to find if someone had recently used a bank or credit union that looked at real world value.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-30-2016, 06:47:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,334
Posted By carpetbagger
Re: 2003.5 Silver Grey, BLK, 6MT, Post Recall, 32k miles! Beautiful!!

So if one were to buy this car, how would you finance it? I have been looking for a steel or silver grey e46 and currently have a check from Penfed, but they will only release it if the car is within...
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