BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

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BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Sat 19 Mar, 2016 15:16

Flirting with the idea of selling my z3. I haven't made my mind up because it's a great car and it would take someone with serious cash standing in front of me to consider it.

It's a BMW z3 3.0, a forum car of which I am the 4th owner, 126000 miles. Link here to previous owners http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... 11&t=17618

It has a full years MOT couple of advisories for break pipes, full service history, last service done at BMW in October inspection 2 service. Folder full of receipts. Clutch, gearbox engine all tip top and tight. Electric heated sport seats, electric hood and rondell 0021 alloys. Cat back stainless steel exhaust. Bodywork is generally excellent although showing surface rust at sills, airbag light is intermittent i believe it's the wiring under the passenger seat.

I am unsure of a price and that is why I'd like to sell to a forum member who understands these cars and to help come up with a price, so what is my car worth?
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 Sport for sale

Post by Hairycheeks » Sun 20 Mar, 2016 20:46

Anybody got an opinion on the price of this weapon?

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Post by Gazza » Sun 20 Mar, 2016 22:28

Check all the usual places for prices.

Your ad must contain a sale price.
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 Sport for sale

Post by Hairycheeks » Mon 21 Mar, 2016 13:34

£4000

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 Sport for sale

Post by Hairycheeks » Tue 29 Mar, 2016 17:11


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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 Sport for sale

Post by yalden » Tue 29 Mar, 2016 20:52

You may want to check the V5 to confirm whether it's definitely a Sport model. The front bumper insert would suggest otherwise.

Either way, it's no doubt a cracking motor and still priced well given current market value and upcoming season.

Good luck with the sale!

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 Sport for sale

Post by Hairycheeks » Tue 29 Mar, 2016 21:29

Thanks Yalden. I was told by the previous owner it was a sport model, but I've just looked at the v5 and can't see sport anywhere? It certainly drives differently from my first Z but maybe it's not the sport model after all!

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Sun 08 May, 2016 20:25

Car will be going for oil, oil filter, air filter, fuel filter, diff and gearbox oil in the next 2 weeks in time for summer

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by mrscalex » Mon 09 May, 2016 09:21

Not sure if you're looking for feedback to help with the sale but here goes anyway.

If the car is that nice the pictures don't do it justice as the light is low. And there's little detail to see around the interior.

You are also very remote for the rest of the country and that will not help with a good price. You might want to offer to travel with the car etc a bit further south, well to be fair it would need to be a lot further south for most people.
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2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - My car rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Okus) - Project car waiting for a new engine
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Debra) - Donor car/breaker
1998 Z3 1.9 Boston Green (Allsworth) - Donor car/breaker now gone to Z3 heaven
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Mon 09 May, 2016 22:13

Feedback is always welcome, I have a new add with some better pictures here https://www.gumtree.com/p/bmw/bmw-z3-3.0/1168028409

It's getting a wash and wax tomorrow as I haven't had time to get round to doing it.

I'd also have no problem meeting with someone if they did live far away

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Thu 12 May, 2016 20:44

I've had 2 texts but no other interest in a 6 week period, offered £3000 and £3100. Am I asking too much? New price is £3500 firm. If the car doesn't go I'll happily enjoy it for another year and I will take it on my tour of the west coast of Scotland with my daughter. Cheers

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Post by Brian H » Thu 12 May, 2016 21:17

I think your location has a lot to do with it, sadly it does put people off! text offers without seeing the car are just chancers, can you locate the car more centrally to sell?

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Thu 12 May, 2016 21:50

I can have the car anywhere I wouldn't mind travelling or meeting someone if area is an issue. I've had the best week in it and it's going another blast with me tomorrow. I'm just needing something with more seats. If I don't get any interest then I'll just have to try again next year

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Post by mrscalex » Thu 12 May, 2016 22:14

I'm looking at buying a 3.0 next year to run alongside my brother's 1.9 I've been restoring. I figured if I was going to get my own car it might as well have the big engine and I reckon the 3.0s could be the next ones to go up in value as they're desirable, comparatively scarce and realistically priced after the Ms.

My budget was going to be around £3,500 although I'd like to see if I can get one the right side of 100k miles for that money.

So the mileage may be counting a little against you but the biggest thing is surely your location. It seems to be that further flung cars fetch 10-15% less.

The market seems a little sluggish in general too. Z3s in general just seem so cheap still with little in the way of upward blip for the summer.

In fairness to those who made blind offers, I would probably test the water first before travelling a long way too. But no way I'd buy anything other than a breaker blind.
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2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - My car rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Okus) - Project car waiting for a new engine
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Debra) - Donor car/breaker
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Sun 15 May, 2016 09:48

Someone is coming to view the car today, thanks for all advice

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Thu 26 May, 2016 16:02

The guy was a no show. 2 months the car had been up for sale and not one viewing, not even a serious phone call. I will just have to enjoy it for another glorious summer.

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by TR4man » Thu 26 May, 2016 22:35

Hairycheeks wrote:The guy was a no show. 2 months the car had been up for sale and not one viewing, not even a serious phone call..
So what is that telling you?

It's overpriced.

You need to incentivise potential buyers to come up and see it and they aren't going to do that when they have a choice of similar priced cars closer to them.

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Post by Warrior » Fri 27 May, 2016 00:25

I'd change the pics and the setting!

My 3.0i is silver and positively glistens in the sun.

Yours looks dull in comparison and from the look of it the pics were taken on a cloudy day against a backdrop of grey pebbles and grey water.

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Post by Axelf » Fri 27 May, 2016 07:52

I agree take a few different pics in the sun with the roof down and a better back drop.... The right person will come along and buy it... I bought mine on impulse had a quick look on eBay and it only had 1 min to run. I liked the look of it and put a bid in of what I would pay.... Yes I won the bid the rest is history... GLWS :)

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by mrscalex » Fri 27 May, 2016 09:27

I don't think £3,500 is too much for a 3.0 but 122k miles, the unflattering photos and location do not help. Personally I don't like the colour scheme either especially the dark wheels. Should I one day get my 3.0 it will be the loudest/rarest external colour and plainest interior :) Yellow, red, white or individual :) and black inside.
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1999 Z3 1.9 Boston Green (Dimitri) - My brother's car owned from new and restored by me
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - My car rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Okus) - Project car waiting for a new engine
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Debra) - Donor car/breaker
1998 Z3 1.9 Boston Green (Allsworth) - Donor car/breaker now gone to Z3 heaven
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by mrscalex » Fri 27 May, 2016 09:30

TR4man wrote:
Hairycheeks wrote:So what is that telling you?

It's overpriced.

You need to incentivise potential buyers to come up and see it and they aren't going to do that when they have a choice of similar priced cars closer to them.
I would be inclined to agree. How about taking it south on one of the meet up days via this forum?
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1999 Z3 1.9 Boston Green (Dimitri) - My brother's car owned from new and restored by me
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - My car rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Okus) - Project car waiting for a new engine
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Debra) - Donor car/breaker
1998 Z3 1.9 Boston Green (Allsworth) - Donor car/breaker now gone to Z3 heaven
Always happy to try and help with spares :)

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by bertiejaffa » Sat 28 May, 2016 10:02

Personally I think the price is fine - there are not a lot of 3.0l out there, and I actually like the colour scheme. Don't worry about the mileage, as long as you have all receipts and service history, not necessarily BMW either, good Indi or even home servicing is fine as long as it's well documented.

there is a thread from someone on here looking to buy a 3.0 - might be worth a PM
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Tue 31 May, 2016 00:42

I will keep this thread open and anyone in the near or distant future who wants a 3.0 can make me an offer. I treated the car today with 4 Bridgestone Potenza tyres and 4 wheel laser alignment, oil, oil filter, fuel filter, front discs and pads and a terraclean. The tyres still had life in them but I wanted a fresh set for summer.

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Post by bertiejaffa » Tue 31 May, 2016 15:27

How are the new shoes? I am just about to buy 2 new ones for the rear.
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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Tue 31 May, 2016 16:11

I like them mate. On my other alloys I had nexens on the rear with potenzas up front. I had toyo proxies all round before I changed to potenzas

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Re: BMW Z3 3.0 FOR SALE

Post by Hairycheeks » Tue 20 Sep, 2016 13:01

Car now sold.

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