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post #1 of 5 Old 4th December 2005, 03:57 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Sold My E28 M5 Today!

Well, at my wife's request I decided to "thin the herd" a little and sell my E28 M5. I sold it via eBay and the new owner drove it away today.

I have mixed feelings about selling the car because it was so much fun to drive. With the Dinan suspension (Stage III front, SLS retained), it sat a lot lower than the stock M5 and was a blast on the road. It was almost more fun than my E39 M5, which although it has twice as much power doesn't "feel" the road like my E28.

Well, maybe someday I'll buy another E28 M5. They're great cars!

Mike

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2004 Volvo XC70
2000 Ford F150
1981 Cessna Turbo Centurion
2000 Dinan M5 Carbon Black/Caramel (Sold)
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Re: Sold My E28 M5 Today!

If you don't mind disclosing - How many miles were on the car and how much did you get for it?

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1988 BMW E28

Modifications:
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Short shift kit
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Re: Sold My E28 M5 Today!

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If you don't mind disclosing - How many miles were on the car and how much did you get for it?


Here's my description of the car:

1988 BMW M5 High-Performance 4-door sedan with Dinan upgrades and recent $6,500 extensive service by Dinan! Handles like a stealth race car! BMW described this car as "A Nice, Practical 150-MPH Family Sedan"! Owned and maintained by BMW Car Club of America member and www.m5board.com enthusiast!
  • Three owners, all in northern California!
  • Dinan Stage 3 Suspension (SLS retained)!
  • Dinan Engine Chip!
  • Inspection II and Extensive Service by Dinan in September 2004, including:
    • Air Conditioning System Converted to Modern Freon
    • A/C Compressor Replaced ($700)
    • New Radiator ($835)
    • All Cooling System Hoses Replaced
    • Thermostat and Gaskets Replaced
    • Self-Leveling System Shocks Replaced ($700)
    • Crankcase Vent Hose Replaced
    • Fan Blade Replaced
    • Hella Foglamp Replaced
    • New Battery
  • Kenwood KRC-757 Cassette Receiver
  • Nearly New (2001) Falken Ziex High Performance Tires (225/50VR-16) with less than 4,000 miles
  • Serviced only by dedicated BMW specialist shops including Dinan, Sierra Performance, and Monterey Bay Motor Works
  • Interior leather in good condition; driver's seat bolster shows some wear (canvas seat cover included)
  • Paint in excellent condition with a few road chips in front
  • Fuel gauge intermittent
  • Clean Carfax Report
  • BMW Noah Car Cover included
I asked and got $8,750 for this car.

Mike

1986 E24 635CSi "Shark"
2004 Volvo XC70
2000 Ford F150
1981 Cessna Turbo Centurion
2000 Dinan M5 Carbon Black/Caramel (Sold)
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Under $9,000 ...

WOW - was there much activity on the car or did the first one buy it ..
Was that the buy-it-now price?

I did not see how many miles where on it ..

I have no intention of selling mine but if that is what the market is - I keeping it for financial reasons now!

I still look back at mine when I leave her on the street and REALLY like the old time BMW styling - it was like nothing else then and certainly like nothing since ..

Till the day the wheels fall off
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Ridgeback:
I also need to "thin the herd" and the E28 is I'm afraid, just gathering dust.

Under $9k is disturbing though. How many miles were on it?

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