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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, Apr-19-2017, 06:42:13 PM   #1
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https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/6079127734.html

Haven't been on the forums in a while. Came across this though. Isn't this a steal? SMG, but you could swap that over to a 6spd. Or do I smell something fishy here.
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Look at that engine bay! How can you be up to date on maintenance and not even wipe it down! Gross


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Old Wed, Apr-19-2017, 07:30:07 PM   #3
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Default Re: What's going on here?

Was gonna say the same.. if you're going to put your car up for sale at least wipe down the damn engine bay lol. Does seem like a really good price. Tasteful mods, GruppeM (loud though) and PSS so the owner didn't seem to cheap out. You'd have to check if there's any paintwork done but even if there was, it could be a good car
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I always love the "subframe inspected" line
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If i was looking for one, id definitely get a ppi, and if clean, id pay the 16k no questions asked.
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Default Re: What's going on here?

Thats one of the dirtiest engine bays ive ever seen. But it looks like it has Recaros?
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I always love the "subframe inspected" line
x1000 lol. "yeah the shop checked it out, this one just happens to be fine unlike 95% of the cars on the road"

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If you're buying an e46 m3 at this point, unless its a low mileage <50k mile car (and even then its iffy), you can pretty much assume the racp is tweaked in one way or another
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Thats one of the dirtiest engine bays ive ever seen. But it looks like it has Recaros?
Good catch. Engine bay makes me think otherwise as well
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My co-worker showed me that car and I almost jumped out of my seat to go look at it until I saw the engine bay.

WA isn't that dirty/sandy....
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