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      08-22-2012, 11:23 AM   #1
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2011 at $43.9k how?

This has been on autorader for a few weeks now and I can't understand why it's so cheap. I'm assuming something is wrong with it but just not shown in the listing.

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As you can see it's modified a fair amount as well, lip, trunk, etc.
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      08-22-2012, 11:30 AM   #2
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Complete guess, but does it have a salvage title?
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      08-22-2012, 11:37 AM   #3
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      08-22-2012, 11:37 AM   #4
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      08-22-2012, 11:43 AM   #5
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heavily modified, might not pass inspections, longevity and reliability, not easily established.


But **** m3 prices are going south fast
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      08-22-2012, 11:51 AM   #6
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heavily modified, might not pass inspections, longevity and reliability, not easily established.


But **** m3 prices are going south fast
No they aren't. I havent seen much of any change within the last 6 months in e92 pricing honestly.
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      08-22-2012, 12:13 PM   #7
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No they aren't. I havent seen much of any change within the last 6 months in e92 pricing honestly.
This is good news, thanks.
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      08-22-2012, 12:30 PM   #8
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Must be a scammer. I had contacted a guy who was selling a M3 12-15K lower than market. He said that he was travelling a lot and was out of state but the car was local. The main catch was that he wanted to be paid by Google Checkout and had 5 days to get the car checked out and cancel the transaction if something was wrong!
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      08-22-2012, 01:32 PM   #9
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modified car, also check VIN/Carfax, see if there's accident history...usually accident history would explain this type of deals.
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      08-22-2012, 01:45 PM   #10
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Several weeks ago there were several posts about M3 offered on-line that were "questionable."

Bottom line is you need to have the car inspected.

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      08-22-2012, 02:12 PM   #11
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I remember this car... I believe it was a flood car.
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      08-22-2012, 02:31 PM   #12
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Here's the answer...
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      08-22-2012, 03:07 PM   #13
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that explains completely.
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      08-22-2012, 03:23 PM   #14
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Buy your preowned from a Reputable Dealer and always ask for a Car Check/Car Fax... not always accurate but gives some insight.
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there's a 2011 melbourne red at CT going for 47.9K w/4k miles, it's a texas flood car and has the engine replaced w/300 miles because the original hydrolocked

think the dealer's name is autohausinc.com
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I live 30 minutes away from this dealer. STAY AWAY. They have been known to sell cars have salvaged titles and flood damage.
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I live 30 minutes away from this dealer. STAY AWAY. They have been known to sell cars have salvaged titles and flood damage.
yup, that's why i asked for the vin and one click in google showed me everything

They have an F30 there too....
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Thanks so much, I figured it had to be something like that. Can't seem to find an 09 CPO for under $47k or in warranty 09 for under $44k. I'll just have to wait until they come down a bit more or go to Manheim (friend of a friend as it were). At this point I'm looking for next spring, may as well keep mine through the winter and not subject a new to me M3 to salt and snow.
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out of curiosity, for those that are doing the research, what is the average going price for a M3? Manual tranny, coupe, premium, tech pkg, with edc.

I'm looking to buy one in a couple of months and in SoCal the average going rate that i have seen is around 45-49k for a 3 year old one with with around 30k miles.
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out of curiosity, for those that are doing the research, what is the average going price for a M3? Manual tranny, coupe, premium, tech pkg, with edc.

I'm looking to buy one in a couple of months and in SoCal the average going rate that i have seen is around 45-49k for a 3 year old one with with around 30k miles.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=366319
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      08-23-2012, 06:55 PM   #21
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out of curiosity, for those that are doing the research, what is the average going price for a M3? Manual tranny, coupe, premium, tech pkg, with edc.

I'm looking to buy one in a couple of months and in SoCal the average going rate that i have seen is around 45-49k for a 3 year old one with with around 30k miles.
I paid 60K for a 2011.5 ZCP, almost fully loaded with mods and 9K miles. GREAT price.
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Pretty good sized dent in the driver side rear quarter panel, too.
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