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the S3 is going

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3gav, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. s3gav

    s3gav Member

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    well after 3 weeks of being on pistonheads the 1st viewer came yesterday afternoon,
    He wants the car that i have loved and cherished for more than 4 years, He came back round today with the deposit and wants to take the car at the weekend i feel sick at the thought of it going now and im dreading the day he drives it away.
    it has been by far my best car but on the up side i get to shop for e39 M5s.:jump:
    i just hope the bmw forums are as helpful and frieendly as everyone this forum

    Regards
    gav
     
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  3. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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    What a shame! Loved your S3 mate. Good luck with the M5 hunt!
     
  4. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    Good luck with your future investment...
     
  5. s3gav

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    thanks guys
    hope i get a gooden
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    Goodluck Gav, your S3 sat really nice when I saw it, new owner must be chuffed! Hope you pointed the new owner to ASN.
     
  7. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the sale. On the plus side you'll be getting an m5!!
     
  8. s3gav

    s3gav Member

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    thanks jojo
    new owner is chuffed as far as i can tell took him all of 5mins to ask about leaving a deposit lol.
    he has got him self a cracking car it got attention where ever it went.
    and yeah i told him about this site he wont forget it i have 2 audi-sport stickers on the rear windows
     
  9. s3gav

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    thanks mate, yeah thats is a plus side lol
     
  10. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    Good good, so the burning question that everyone wants to know is, what did you let it go for, or is that classified? lol :)
     
  11. s3gav

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    £6600 i let it go for i wanted more because of what ive spent on it this year alone but hey ho we all know that you always lose money on cars just hope it gets looked after like i looked after it
     
  12. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    i almost bought this car 8 months ago except gav wasnt quite ready to sell :(
     
  13. s3gav

    s3gav Member

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    hello mate i wish i had now i spent over £3000 on it after that and im only selling it for £600 more than you were going to pay lol
    still not 100% sure on selling but i really want a M5 and i cant have both
     
  14. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    Well they do seem to be notorious money pits. A M5 will be much more enjoyable too. Shame I probably would prefer a red one
     
  15. jojo

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    Not a bad price at this time of year, did he get the Porsche rims etc. with the sale? Bargain if he did to be fair.
     
  16. s3gav

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    pretty much all what i spent was on mods lol so its my own fault but i did change all my perished hoses.
    got to love a nice red car best colour imo on the right car of course.
    im looking forward to some tail out action with the bimmer lol should be fun
     
  17. s3gav

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    He got everything mate loads of spares all the pretty much brand new mods.
    i had loads of emails about the wheels but just wanted it to go all together
     
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    You have (had!) a great looking car. £6600 for all that is a blimmin' bargain imo.
     
  19. s3gav

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    thanks mate
    the milage was at 99k and i prefer doing my own servicing (dont trust garages)
    think that would put people off.
    I think he got one hell of a bargain but atleast i got the funds i need to get my new car now so im happy
     
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    that potential m5 is going to see a permanent crack fom ear to ear....scarey beasts...assuming you are going for the 2005+ model @500+bhp:ohmy:
     
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  21. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    E39 M5 is 1998 to 2003, still 5.0 litre V8 and 400bhp will put a massive smile on your face, and possibly a big hole in your pocket if you have a heavy right foot. Would love a go in one myself, a lot of car for not a lot of money these days. although I think id go for a B6 S4 over the M5 just because I want an estate lol. Good luck with the search. Some bmw forums are good, I was on an e30 forum when I had my 318is, some really helpful people on there but when looking into e36 other forums werent as good, but that was 4 years ago now so things may have changed.
     
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  23. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!
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    Good luck matey and get some pics up of the new motor before you elope
     
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    Gav glad you manage to sell her after. You get the price you wanted? Buyer lucky, getting a well looked after and modded S3 :) Hope you enjoy the new car, before you leave us for good when you get the M5 post some photos up. Good luck with the new car when you get it mate
     
  25. DJ_Troopa

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    Good luck Gav! Hope the new owner pops on here with it! Defo get pics up of the M5, what a beast!!
     
  26. s3gav

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    im going for the e39 mate v8 all the way, To much **** inside the new one lol.
     
  27. s3gav

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    it certainly puts a smile on your face.
    Test drove one tonight so quick and cant beat the v8 roar
    im sighned up on m5board they seem ok so far got a good welcome so not to bad
     
  28. s3gav

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    thanks Tim
    im not going anywhere will stick around to help out where i can and there is no way im missin your threads about comparing how quick certain cars are against the S3 lol cracks me up
    will be starting afew of my own very soon i hope.
     
  29. s3gav

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    Thank mate
    i wanted abit more for it but dont we all just glad i can get the car ive wanted for so long
    will post pics when i finally get one
     
  30. s3gav

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    thanks mate
    i hope he does to want to see it kept as aswell as i kept it
     

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