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1987 Bmw M6 Base Coupe 2-door 3.5l on 2040-cars

US $12,000.00
Year:1987 Mileage:111195

Bennington, Vermont, United States

Bennington, Vermont, United States

After almost a decade of ownership; I've decided that it is best to sell my beloved M6 in the pursuit of musicianship and farther travels in our Vanimal. There has been a lot of downtime on the car giving it TLC. But as listed below there is more to be done, hopefully performed by a true enthusiast/mechanic of these cars.

It was previously owned by a doctor in Williamstown, MA. Being the only car in the now torn down Alcaro Motors Used Cars lot; it had some serious presence! Presence which gives even a timid 17 year old that "gotta have it" gleam with widened eyes. It immediately need attention with a new battery and Valve Adjustment. Many of these tasks were completed with the help of my father; who is a Veteran mechanic of close to 30 years. I'm 24 years old now and it was a worthwhile experience.

This M6's condition has improved in many ways but I'll admit it will need more TLC to continue life and of course it is strictly a summer car.

Just before putting this car in the garage for the winter, the major troubles included a 
power steering leak @ the hydroboost block, bad passenger side body to window seal, front control arms, an untraced fuel smell, and a leaky catalytic converter/muffler. 
Though since purchasing this car in 2007 I have only driven it 15,000 miles and have replaced:

1. the self leveling suspension with 635i Sport shocks/springs (The SLS is all available as parts)
2. The Instrument Cluster Circuit Board
3. The Starter with a Bosch remanfactured from BavAuto
4. The Alternator
5. The Stereo was professionally replaced with an Alpine USB headunit/power amp/speakers
6. The Valve Lash was adjusted around 5,000 miles ago, all measurements were done with a metric micrometer/feeler gauges
7. High/Low Pressure Power steering lines from PS Pump to reservoir/PS Pump to Hydroboost Block.
8. Valve Cover Gasket
9. Oil Pan Gasket (That was a real PITA)
10. Cap/Rotor/Plugs/Hi Perf. Wires all from BavAuto
11. All Coolant Hoses/Radiator/Thermostat/ T-stat Housing
12. Main/Transfer Fuel Pump/Fuel Filter
13. Front Brake Calipers Rebuilt
14. Stainless Brake Hoses installed
15. 4 Yokohama ES100's installed just after purchasing car, rear tires now have negative camber wear
16. Air Filter
17. Both Oil Cooler Lines/Oil Filter Distribution Gasket Replaced

That's all I could think of off the top of my head, I have a partial maintenance table available on spreadsheet; it would be more complete but hard-drives are unreliable, A chronological booklet of receipts will be available once the car is sold/or a test drive is taken. 

This car will be available for pick-up at your expense; so bid wisely and understand that a reserve will be set. I trust this car will go to a great home! 

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