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by chill4x4saph
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 18:16
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 for sale at Silverstone Auction
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: S54 for sale at Silverstone Auction

anyone know what it got bid up to?
by chill4x4saph
Mon 11 Apr, 2016 22:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?

Julie Z3 wrote:
chill4x4saph wrote:black s54 seems to have sold.

thought it sounded cheap.


Not surprising really when a dealer has one with the same mileage on a w plate for £29,000.............................
is that one not a coupe though?
by chill4x4saph
Mon 11 Apr, 2016 12:57
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?

black s54 seems to have sold.

thought it sounded cheap.
by chill4x4saph
Sat 09 Apr, 2016 22:15
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: S54 Z3M Roadster - Value?

There's a black S54 on Autotrader at the moment with approx. 80K on the clock with the hardtop for £12500.00 , looks good to me, maybe all the dealers have realised that there are only so many people who have £20 K to spend on a plaything! ps more than happy to up Berties offer to £5000 :D Absolute...
by chill4x4saph
Sat 12 Mar, 2016 08:51
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: BMW M Coupe - South Africa.
Replies: 8
Views: 1312

Re: BMW M Coupe - South Africa.

Southernboy wrote:There aren't any M roadsters in SA .... :bawl:
ah!!!!!
by chill4x4saph
Wed 09 Mar, 2016 09:33
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: BMW M Coupe - South Africa.
Replies: 8
Views: 1312

Re: BMW M Coupe - South Africa.

what kind of money would a similar M roadster be there?
by chill4x4saph
Sat 02 Jan, 2016 20:57
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: boston m roadster on m6
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

boston m roadster on m6

saw this today!, needed a clean but still looked cool!!

http://i1039.photobucket.com/albums/a47 ... e0xryv.jpg
by chill4x4saph
Mon 28 Sep, 2015 09:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale
Replies: 35
Views: 4705

Re: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale

I was passing ML last Friday (not in RED) so I popped in just in case the car was still there, but it had been collected already. I got chatting to the sales lady who said that collectors are now becoming aware of the extreme rarity of the ///M Roadster and that they get genuine enquiries almost ev...
by chill4x4saph
Wed 23 Sep, 2015 09:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale
Replies: 35
Views: 4705

Re: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale

excellent!!!, and thanks for the update.
by chill4x4saph
Mon 31 Aug, 2015 19:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: A bargain s54?
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: A bargain s54?

It only made £9680. Seems cheap to me. Did anyone get to see it? I concur!! if you look at the lot lists results it looked like a particularly poorly performing auction when you see how many things were unsold. the identical car (but s50) with 30 odd thousand miles less!!!!, only made £1300 more in...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 23 Aug, 2015 09:47
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: A bargain s54?
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: A bargain s54?

it will give an indication of value but I wonder as to exactly how true of one?..., there's so many nice roadsters come out of the wood work recently, trying to cash in on the hike everything seems to have had, that as a buyer you could pretty much have your choice of special cars, (have you seen ho...
by chill4x4saph
Wed 22 Jul, 2015 23:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale
Replies: 35
Views: 4705

Re: S54 Z3 M Roadster for sale

add seems ok to me! perhaps if one was to be pedantic the 73 thing is not the whole truth, but I would suppose the fact its a uk based dealers and they are talking about uk RHD cars so its no biggie imo best colour, (it was the most popular choice for a reason!) full black leather rather than the (c...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 15 Jun, 2015 22:02
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 2760

Re: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!

Starburner wrote:Thanks where is this database located?
here,

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... =6&t=34517
by chill4x4saph
Sat 13 Jun, 2015 19:05
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 2760

Re: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!

congratulations!!!...., very rare car indeed!!!!
welcome!!
by chill4x4saph
Fri 12 Jun, 2015 09:18
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: May be a Sad Day................
Replies: 25
Views: 2920

Re: May be a Sad Day................

IMO a deposit is non refundable, id never personally leave one unless I was willing to write it off to suit my needs if for some reason I couldn't complete, however, that's a rather large deposit to be given prior to even seeing the car, also, seeing as you have actually taken the time to come and l...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 07 Jun, 2015 18:25
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: May be a Sad Day................
Replies: 25
Views: 2920

Re: May be a Sad Day................

to be fair I agree with your wife!! ...., a few of my friends have e46 m3's (coupes and converts) which ive driven all of, both slowly and in anger, and there is no way in hell id swap them for a z3m!!!!..., not now not ever!!, and I really don't find them as enjoyable a drivers car either, sure, th...
by chill4x4saph
Fri 05 Jun, 2015 21:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Few recent snaps of the baby
Replies: 21
Views: 4408

Re: Few recent snaps of the baby

gorgeous!!!
by chill4x4saph
Fri 05 Jun, 2015 19:22
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: May be a Sad Day................
Replies: 25
Views: 2920

Re: May be a Sad Day................

a 2010 m135i convertible.

that's my guess!
by chill4x4saph
Thu 28 May, 2015 13:06
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 2760

Re: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!

I know of an s50 that sold privately with very similar mileage for £14k a few months back. I think in a dealer they'd be around £16-17k at the current time (£18-19K at the beginning of the year), they do seem to have dropped a little, as have lots of classic cars ive been watching recently, I have n...
by chill4x4saph
Wed 27 May, 2015 23:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 2760

Re: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!

someone should point him the direction of the next auction!!.., wouldn't be surprised to see it do £22k + there!
by chill4x4saph
Wed 27 May, 2015 21:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 2760

amazed this hasn't sold yet!!!

this has been for sale for a couple of weeks and recently been reduced, im vey surprised it hasn't sold!, has anyone been to look at it?, just wondering if theres something wrong with it? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VERY-RARE-BMW-Z3M-ROADSTER-S54-ENGINE-MODEL-/301630160797?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=i...
by chill4x4saph
Sat 28 Mar, 2015 19:17
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Boot floor - Check
Replies: 21
Views: 2700

Re: Boot floor - Check

For it to be designated Cat D only a year after (2001) it came off the production line (2000) with a value of £40,000 +, the damage must have been considerable/extensive and somewhat borderline in terms of being rescued. As a result it may cost more to insure now and its market value will always be...
by chill4x4saph
Fri 27 Mar, 2015 18:04
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Boot floor - Check
Replies: 21
Views: 2700

Re: Boot floor - Check

Del wrote:Given that Z3M prices appear to be accelerating upwards and if the car is otherwise good, is this sort of thing really a "deal breaker"? Personally, I would factor it into my offer for the car.
I concur!!
by chill4x4saph
Mon 23 Mar, 2015 20:36
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?
Replies: 47
Views: 5132

Re: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?

a 50K estoril s54 came up for sale last year not long after I bought mine, it just so happens that it was only 5 miles away from me. it was up for £12k, as soon as i saw the advert (Monday) I rang the fella, he told me it was away till Wednesday getting valeted (as it happens this was later confirme...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 23 Mar, 2015 20:09
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M Roadster for sale on ebay
Replies: 35
Views: 2896

Re: M Roadster for sale on ebay

Yep classic case of selling too cheap / not aware of current market value. I'm not saying it's worth £20k but in this market I'm pretty sure he would have sold it quickly for more, someone got a bargain and could probably sell it for a decent margin tomorrow with a decent advert. Classic sign of a ...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 23 Mar, 2015 00:25
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M Roadster for sale on ebay
Replies: 35
Views: 2896

Re: M Roadster for sale on ebay

yeah I was shocked how little the seller let it go for to!!!..., think how little the non M's must be worth!!!!, when you look at the price of a non M e36 versus an e36 m3!!! :-(
by chill4x4saph
Sun 22 Mar, 2015 17:15
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M Roadster for sale on ebay
Replies: 35
Views: 2896

Re: M Roadster for sale on ebay

Badman gee wrote:If it sold for 7.5k it was a bargain,
not so bad it was!!..., I intended to bid to £9k..., ah well!!!
by chill4x4saph
Fri 20 Mar, 2015 09:45
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

just as a general fyi, ive owned quite a few vanos equipped cars, and again never had an issue. also a few friends have owned them and also been very lucky, one did have to get his repaired when he first got it (2 years ago), but after that its been fine, (its his daily driver) I did muse on why we ...
by chill4x4saph
Thu 19 Mar, 2015 23:10
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

I used one as a daily driver a few years back (not any of the ones I currently have) i did 18000 miles in it over two years, i always got it to full temp before going over 3000rpm but once it was up to temp i thrashed the thing, and i MEAN thrashed, everywhere!!..., it did over 150mph at least three...
by chill4x4saph
Tue 17 Mar, 2015 17:28
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

918 s50 and 73 s54 = 991 in total for the UK I believe And according to statistics about 400 of the S50`s have been written off.... I wonder how many real top quality ones around like the cosmos black that has just been purchased by Robo57 :wink:[/quote] correct!!!....,its easy to slate the value o...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 16 Mar, 2015 21:54
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

Hi everyone, new member and first post on here. Well, I'm in the process of purchasing a z3m from Parkway. It's the Cosmos Black one on their website. Parkway have been excellent, nothing has been too much for the guys and I'm fussy. Can't wait to take delivery, looking forward to a cracking summer...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 20:42
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

Hi everyone, new member and first post on here. Well, I'm in the process of purchasing a z3m from Parkway. It's the Cosmos Black one on their website. Parkway have been excellent, nothing has been too much for the guys and I'm fussy. Can't wait to take delivery, looking forward to a cracking summer...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 19:47
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

to be fair I think there's similar numbers of each?!?!?, (I stand to be corrected though), and a good viable alternative!, fair point liam!, perhaps all the owners that seem to be upset because their cars are becoming to valuable to use could sell and buy a z4m instead! lol one day, when they're old...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 19:18
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

I don't agree, have you seen the price of all the viable alternatives!!..., look at the price of a 964 Porsche now!
by chill4x4saph
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 18:31
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

It's about time the roadster caught up with the bread van. You get the best of both worlds with a roadster, when you add a hardtop. Plus the roadster with a hardtop looks so much better than a coupe. IMHO. Mark yet again I find myself in complete agreement!, they are very very similar to use, and b...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 18:23
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

It will only go up in value unlike all the other engine zeds. Mark correct!!.., rare, capable, beautiful cars!!, I don't think they're suddenly getting overpriced, I think they're finally catching up to where they should be. and anyone buying from a dealer is at least covered with regards to it bei...
by chill4x4saph
Sat 14 Mar, 2015 17:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?
Replies: 47
Views: 5132

Re: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?

It's amazing that just last year a member here had his Phoenix yellowcS54 on here for sale and on ebay (maybe even this one) ? and as far as I remember it didn't even get to 8 grand. How I regret not finding a way to purchasing this at the time, as much as I enjoy my 2.8 as a daily driver I would l...
by chill4x4saph
Sat 14 Mar, 2015 17:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?
Replies: 47
Views: 5132

Re: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?

Del wrote:Hi & welcome
diametric123 wrote:what do people think its worth?

Was hoping you might tell us :D
I concur!! :D :D :D :D
by chill4x4saph
Sat 14 Mar, 2015 13:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?
Replies: 47
Views: 5132

Re: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?

going off the current prices, got to be over £22k private?!?!..., probably up around £25k-£27k in a dealers ?!?!?!,......., after all it is one of the 73!!..., the rarest of all the z3 variants.... (not to mention ALL bmw's) I certainly wouldn't be letting it go for less than £20k if I where you. th...
by chill4x4saph
Thu 12 Mar, 2015 19:22
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: M cars
Replies: 93
Views: 6983

Re: M cars

There isn't much peace of mind. Most dealers only give a 3 month warranty. Cars from dealers are no better than private sales in my experience (especially if it's a known long term forum car). It's not a bad thing the prices being high. After all they are worth it imho. Very special cars the M. Pos...
by chill4x4saph
Tue 10 Mar, 2015 18:16
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Cars as investments
Replies: 11
Views: 1471

Re: Cars as investments

Load of tosh...... I bought Lloyds shares the same time i purchased my M and its only the m making money :lol: I concur!! there has been more than one investment journal say the same!, how the classic car market has out performed quite a few other investment types. ask anyone (like a friend of mine...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 22:58
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: opinion and valuation reqd please
Replies: 30
Views: 2554

Re: opinion and valuation reqd please

well, I personally would never decide to buy a car on someone elses opinion, maybe I would ask around if I knew nothing about a particular model, but even then id give the info only a relative amount of credence, (after all if you research any car they ALL have their issues, no one would buy anythin...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 18:54
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: opinion and valuation reqd please
Replies: 30
Views: 2554

Re: opinion and valuation reqd please

seems like a silly question to me! (and one which I would answer for myself rather than ask the opinion of a group forum members!!) (with all due respect to said forum members!), why wouldn't you buy it back?!?!?, I know I certainly would!, unless the price was ridiculous!......, and for the record ...
by chill4x4saph
Tue 03 Mar, 2015 20:30
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Hamann Z3M
Replies: 14
Views: 1808

Re: Hamann Z3M

BladeRunner919 wrote:Maybe controversially, I'm just not a fan of all the bolt-on bits.
I concur.
by chill4x4saph
Wed 11 Feb, 2015 23:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wow! Only 15K miles, but what a price..
Replies: 8
Views: 1108

Re: Wow! Only 10K miles, but what a price..

Slight shame (only my own view) that such a low mileage example does not have either the original wheels or front grills. Personally, I like these rare, low mileage M cars in pristine condition as they were "born". I concur!!, (and not wishing to win the pedant of the week award, but is it not 16.5...
by chill4x4saph
Mon 09 Feb, 2015 19:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Motoring Hack?
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Motoring Hack?

I have spent my whole life involved in the motor trade in one way or other, im a fully qualified mechanic, ive served my time in a body shop, and ive even built more than a couple of my own cars. ive owned, worked on or driven pretty much everything over the years, certainly up to, and around the ag...
by chill4x4saph
Sun 18 Jan, 2015 13:03
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics from winter work on my M Roadster
Replies: 50
Views: 10093

Re: Pics from winter work on my M Roadster

excellent!!!..., very nice work!
by chill4x4saph
Fri 12 Dec, 2014 21:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Disaster - Advice needed
Replies: 19
Views: 3269

Re: Disaster - Advice needed

cant load your picture, but depending on how bad id be tempted to repair it myself then it doesn't get a written off history marker against it.

but that's very dependant on how bad it is and what the insurance are offering.