Scratch the itch and do it. Once you've done it you'll find a way to work it out.
I am in San Francisco, we don't have winters. On the subframe, convertibles don't have this problem.You need to buy it to keep the salt off the M3 in winter.
And If you live in a state where they don't salt, that means your new-to-you 330ci won't rust either. Win-win.
Boring bit: Try to get it up in the air and check the rear axle carrier panel around the subframe mounts before purchase.
Nice car but for real?Hi everyone,
I am in a state of confusion and didn't know where else to go for a humble opinion. I already have a 2003 M3 convertible and it is my daily driver. I just stumbled upon a 2000 323ci convertible in Siena Red II Metallic over Tanin Red, with only 77k miles for sale and can't get this car out of my mind. There is something mesmerizing about this color combo... I don't really need it, don't really have a place to park it, but this annoying voice in my head keeps screaming "do it! do it now!" What are your thoughts about the colors?
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That's kinda my point... she is like a french bulldog: cute and ugly at the same time.It looks in great condition but I have to say the red on red doesn't work for me. I do like the Sienna red exterior and I especially like a red interior, just not on the same car. There needs to be contrast for me, or it's like Xzibit specc'd it for you saying"Yo Dawg, I heard you like red...".
Possibly that's British vs American tastes and who cares what I think anyway. If you love it that's all that matters.
incorrect. and the 2000s had the early small (unsupported on side) internal thread block receivers.On the subframe, convertibles don't have this problem.
haha it’s not an American thing. i also agree the Tannin red on Siena red is just a bit too much.It looks in great condition but I have to say the red on red doesn't work for me. I do like the Sienna red exterior and I especially like a red interior, just not on the same car. There needs to be contrast for me..
Possibly that's British vs American tastes and who cares what I think anyway.
Nope, 5 speed.OP it does look very clean. i’m going to guess it’s an automatic. shame.
Personal experience? Sorry to hear. I looked extensively into the subframe issues right before I got my M3 and was unable to find any credible evidence that verts were affected.incorrect. and the 2000s had the early small (unsupported on side) internal thread block receivers.
HahahWhy would someone with an M3 want a 323i?
Arnold's maid comes to mind