1998 BMW M3 Convertible w. Hardtop


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Tobias Rollinson
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1998 BMW M3 Convertible w. Hardtop

1998 BMW E36 M3 Convertible, finished in Cosmos Schwarz over black leather. Clean WA State Title in my name. Just hit 151k Miles. 5 Speed Automatic Transmission. Previous owner had the car for 12 years. Excellent, four season NO RUST driver quality M3 owned by obsessive BMW Car Club of America member. Thoroughly updated & rejuvenated in the last 5k miles by an ASE Certified Master Mechanic, with receipts. Ready to be enjoyed by the next owner. Highlights: Extensive mechanical maintenance and reconditioning as detailed below Brand new convertible top from Convertibles Only of Seattle, in January 2020. The full power top functions 100%. Includes rare OEM factory hardtop painted to match with correct mounting hardware & body harness for puddle lights & rear defrost, with OEM hardtop cover. Headliner is sagging Cosmos Schwartz paint recently received a full paint correction with GTECHNIQ ceramics applied to the paint (5 year 9H coating), glass and plastics. The paint and body are exceptionally nice for a 22-year-old black car OEM Staggered Style 24 M Double Spoke wheels wear recent Michelin Pilot Sport A/S3+ tires in correct, staggered sizes with 2019 DOT date codes – less than 5k miles since new Heated & powered sport seats featuring M Tri-Color stitching DINAN strut tower bar & stainless-steel braided brake lines – otherwise stock Includes new OEM BMW (Noah) fitted car cover All interior electronics function, including the factory Harmon Kardon AM/FM/CD/Cassette head unit with subwoofer Maintenance & rejuvenation – all realized in last 5k miles: Complete Suspension and Steering Overhaul, including New: 4 OE Sachs shocks & struts 4 strut mounts + gaskets 4 dust boots 4 bump stops Upper and lower front & rear spring pads Mounting hardware Rear strut mount reinforcement kit Front lower control arms, bushings & “lollipops” Tie rods Front & rear end links Steering rack boots Engine & transmission mounts Professional 4 Wheel Alignment Included & uninstalled are rear subframe bushings, differential bushing, rear trailing arms, bushings & limiters. Suspension feels fantastic as-is! Brake System Update with New: Front & Rear Centric 125 Series Rotors Front & Rear Hawk HPS+ 5.0 Street Pads Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines ATE 200 Amber Fluid Brakes are excellent - amazing power with great pedal travel & feel Cooling System Overhaul Including New: Stewart High Performance Water Pump Radiator Fan Clutch Fan Aluminum thermostat housing + thermostat & gasket Three full coolant flushes using OEM BMW Blue Coolant Maintenance updates Including: OEM valve cover gasket + grommets High-pressure oil filter housing gasket Shifter shaft selector seal Transmission pan gasket Transmission fluid flushed (3x) with LiquiMoly Synthetic ATF New idlers, tensioners, bearings, and belts Oil service with Motul 8100 5w-40 synthetic & OE BMW oil filter less than 1k miles ago New air filter, fuel filter & cabin air filter Blower motor & resistor – AC is ice cold & heater gets hot! New EGR valve New exterior door handle gaskets + complete driver’s side door handle assembly OEM windshield cowl Windshield replaced 10/2020 New, correct front bumper grill New OEM kidney grills, antenna seal, rear bumper impact strips Some shortcomings of the car: The airbag light is illuminated on the dashboard. My mechanic replaced the “occupancy seat sensor” which did not extinguish the light. His further diagnostic work leads him to believe there is corrosion in the seat wiring harness. RF fender has some minor premature clearcoat failure near the hood and is not original to the car Aforementioned hardtop drooping headliner Serious Inquiries Only Please. No trades. I have a full Excel spreadsheet breaking down my costs in excess of $13,000 in the past 12 months, with receipts. Owner’s manual, audio cassette and leather binder are included. PPI’s are welcome at your preferred Seattle BMW garage.

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3 Series
M3 Convertible
Exterior Color: 
Cosmos Scharz
WA, 98133