• 4 previous owners (I am 5th)
• Mine since October 2014
• Always garaged during my ownership
• Silver Grey
• Black leather
• Harmon Kardon
Full, documented, service history as follows:
• First registered and pre-delivery check 26/09/2003 (Preston Hall BMW)
• Running in check 1025 miles 01/11/2003 (Preston Hall BMW)
• Oil Service 10893 miles 23/07/2005 (Preston Hall BMW)
• Inspection 1 22299 miles 07/02/2006 (Preston Hall BMW)
• Oil service 34207 miles 02/04/2008 (Independent garage)
• Additional interim oil service March 2010 42,196 miles (Independent garage)
• Inspection 2 46996 miles 30/08/2011 (Eastern BMW)
• Additional interim oil service 52728 miles 21/03/2013 (Eastern BMW)
• Oil Service 57733 miles 13/07/2015 (Westerly BMW)
• Inspection 2 64109 miles 08/11/2016 (Redish BMW, Bristol)
• Additional interim oil service 70559 miles 17/10/2017 (Westerly BMW)
• Oil service 76453 miles 21/08/2018 (Paddock Motors BMW, Exeter)
• Warranty recalls completed (most recently passenger airbag replacement 13/07/2015 (Westerly BMW, Exeter)
Other work during my ownership:
• Full Redish BMW E46 M3 subframe repair and reinforcement, including BMW structural foam into rear cavities, Powerflex bushes, brake pipes (completed Feb 2015). £3500 approx.
• Preventive maintenance: all coil packs replaced by best quality Bosch items (by Redish BMW, Bristol).
• Preventive maintenance: full VANOS rebuild using Beisan components (by Redish BMW, Bristol).
• Full (front and rear) AP caliper and disc upgrade including braided hoses fitted by Redish BMW, Bristol. £4000 approx.
• Mirror John mirror glass fitted by Redish BMW, Bristol
• 18 inch OEM alloys refurbished OEM Shadow Chrome by Phoenix Alloys, Bristol. £350 approx.
• Rear inner wheel arch restoration and protection by Redish BMW, Bristol (completed Jan 2016). £2500 approx. Documented with plenty of pictures 10th Jan 2016 by Redish in ‘forum sponsors’ section of M3 Cutters. Also documented on their facebook page (with lots of pictures posted 10th Jan 2016). Final picture in the series shows very clean underside following this wheelarch restoration and the previous rear subframe / boot floor strengthening and restoration.
• New genuine BMW alternator and trim sundries by Redish BMW, Bristol (April 2016). £800 approx.
• Suspension refresh. On the advice of Redish I opted for the following (seeking an OEM+ feel). New Bilstein B6 dampers x4 (with standard BMW springs) plus various chassis sundries supplied and fitted by Redish BMW, Bristol (November 2016). £1100 approx.
• New Michelin PS4’s x4 Fitted January 2018 (very few miles since fitting).
• High quality Turner Motorsport wheel spacers (15mm front, 12.5mm rear) and appropriate length Turner Motorsport wheel bolts fitted January 2018
• New genuine BMW springs x4 October 2018 supplied and fitted by Paddock Motors BMW, Exeter August 2018.
• New, genuine BMW E46 CSL steering rack supplied by Westerly BMW, Exeter and fitted by Paddock Motors BMW, Exeter. £2000 approx.
Very clean interior. Leather cleaned and cared for using Gliptone Liquid Leather.
Paintwork looks good from 10 feet away but plenty of imperfections on close inspection. Some rust bubbles on lip of front wings.
Redish reported to me that it was one of the ‘tightest’ (best) examples they had driven.
One spare key.
Full tool set.
Original glove box torch.
Original running in advisory windscreen stickers still in place.
Original radio / cassette deck!
Currently SORN’d, on a (CTEK) battery conditioner with a full tank of V-Power (to avoid condensation). No hurry to sell.
Email is the most reliable method of contact for me.
Located near Exeter.
- LayoutFront Engined
- Size3,200 cc
- AspirationNormally Aspirated
- Power338 bhp
- Torque269 lbs/ft
- Top speed155 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 5.2 secs
- Driven WheelsRear Wheel Drive
- Economy23.7 mpg
- Body typeCoupe
- Emissions287 (g/km)
- Vehicle height2,692 mm
- Vehicle width1,780 mm
Previous Owners 4
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