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Make: BMW
Model: 3-Series
Type: Coupe
Trim: 318is
Year: 1991
Mileage: 237000
VIN: WBAAF9316MEE66214
Color: Blue
Engine: 3.2
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Evansville, Indiana, United States

1991 BMW 3-Series 318is Additional Info:

1991 BMW 318is SlickTop S52 SwapFive Lug ConversionProfessionally DoneNew PaintCageNO RESERVE
So to start off, this is one jewel of a car. I have personally owned or built 7 other E30 swaps, both S50 and S52 motors, normally aspirated, turbo or supercharged and looked a dozens more. This particular car is the top of my list. I have only seen a handful that would top this in build quality or caliber of parts used. Don't believe me, compare it.
This particular e30 started its life as a 318is slicktop (no sunroof). That is rare plus an excellent starting point for the purpose of this build which was to be a bad a$$ track day car that looked good on the street. I think misson accomplished on this one. See the list below of the build. Start was a Georgia sourced 318is. Build took 3 years, engine install and conversion done by Bimmerbuddies on the east coast. Professional body shop stripped the 318 down to bare metal, repaired a small (quarter sized) rust hole in the battery tray, and installed the cage and painted the entire car, interior and exterior PPG Starfire Blue Metalic and 6 coats of clear. Most of all the parts were purchased new. This car is a little raw for the street, as it was intended to be a competitive track car, but full of fun and excitement. This car was intended to be in my personal collection for a long time as I thought this was one of the best examples I could find (under $50k), however as occurs with life sometimes, I have not gotten the time to devote to the track I want.
The engine and drivetrain main points:68k S52 engine, gone over and checked prior to install by BimmerbuddiesLow Mile ZF transmissionSupersprint HeadersMishimoto RadiatorRebuilt 3.64 Differential by Bav SpecNew clutch, flywheel, fluids, fork, flash, tensioner prior to install
Ground Zero adjustable suspensionApex Wheels (17x9) yes they are tightZ3 short ratio steering rackPorsche 944 Brake boosterNew M3 control arms, rotors and padsRebuilt M3 front calipersNew ST front and rear sway barsZ3 Rear brakesCage welded to front strut mounts with side bars
Body:Carbon fiber ACS mirrorsAll new window, door, trunk, sealsNew trim, door sills, HID lights, grills, emblems, and hardwareNew glass for windshield and doors
New body bolts throughoutEuro Headliner
I have a huge list itemizing the parts. Some things everyone will ask, NO POWER STEERING, NO A/C. This was built as a track car. This was an expensive build and is a blast on the track. It will surprise many "fast" cars how quick and agile this e30 is on the track. On the street, well its just a hoot.
So, this is a NO RESERVE auction, so please no dreamers, and have your finances in order prior to bidding. Don't be a lame D$&^ and bid then tell me you lost your job or other excuse to back out. If you are on the fence then please don't bid and let us big boys take it from here. Cash, cashiers check or wire transfer is only acceptable method of payment (other than deposit). ALL sales will also incur an additional $149 dealer fee added to final bid price.