Nofive_0 Reader
6/23/21 3:58 p.m.

2009 BMW 328i

  • Base model except for sunroof and heated seats
  • 132,750 miles
  • 6 speed manual (originally an auto car)
  • Cinnamon leather base seats. (I dyed them)
  • VMR 18" wheels Brand new A/S tires (Hankook front, Dunlop rear)
  • Full Bilstein B12 kit (wagon specific Bilstein dampers and Eibach springs) 
  • All new upper and lower suspension mounts (Moog & Sachs)
  • M3 front bumper
  • Aftermarket projector headlights with LED bulbs 
  • 35% tint
  • Maintenance items in the past 3k miles
    • Radiator w BMW coolant
    • PS pump, reservoir, and fluid
    • plugs, intake filter, cabin filter
    • Sachs clutch and flywheel
    • Shifter bushings, trans mounts, and guibo
    • Trans, diff, and brake fluid
    • Font wheel speed sensors
    • New harmonic balancer
    • New ACC belt and idler pulleys

I bought this a little over a year ago from Copart. It came with a branded title for minor damage, looks like it hit a dear. One headlight, headlight support bracket, a matching JY fender, and a front bumper and I was back on the road. I went through the proper and legal way to have the car inspected and registered and the car came back with a clean NC title. So I have, in hand, a clean NC title in my name. There is no guarantee that the title will remain clear if you title it in a different state.

The car was also an auto. I bought a very wrecked manual 328 and moved over all of the parts. Everything works cruise, brake lights, everything. It's actually an easy swap with only needing to run two wires from the ECM to the footwell module. Both of which I did with BMW wiring, solder, and heat shrink. Everything else literally bolts in and you tell the computer it's no longer an auto. 

Asking $12k. But won't turn down a good GRM'er discussion. 


Nofive_0 Reader
6/23/21 4:03 p.m.

Picture of the car when I got it.

Flynlow (FS)
Flynlow (FS) Dork
6/23/21 6:00 p.m.

Beautiful car.  Good luck with the sale.  

Slippery UberDork
6/23/21 6:08 p.m.

Very nice car and the cinnamon seats came out great. 

spitfirebill MegaDork
6/24/21 9:17 a.m.

I love those seats.  The rest of the car ain't bad either.  GLWS. 

OjaiM5 HalfDork
6/24/21 9:52 a.m.

Terrific job! I would be so happy to have that wagon. 

jfryjfry Dork
6/26/21 11:25 a.m.

If it were closer I'd have to have a real serious look at replacing my e36 m3...


how did you dye the seats?   They look fantastic. 

Nofive_0 Reader
6/27/21 6:54 p.m. I made a thread about it on here somewhere.

Car sold today for asking price.

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