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SOLD on or around August 17, 2011

140,000 miles

Asking Price: $22,000
1999 BMW M Coupe in Imola Red 2 over Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Imola Red 2
  • Interior Color Black Nappa
  • Engine S52
  • Other Attributes Forced Induction

Seller Description

Street legal and very well-maintained by RRT Racing

- Eurosport intercooled twin screw supercharger
- 389 whp/310 ft-lbs (SAE/Dynojet)
- Schrick exhaust cam
- Dinan throttle body
- RMS headers
- Supersprint cat-back exhaust
- Vibrant 300 cell cats
- Dual-pass radiator
- Oil cooler
- Rebuilt at 122,000 miles

- RRT-valved AST 4200 DA coilovers
- Vorshlag camber plates
- Racing Dynamics sway bars
- Strong-Strut CL brace
- Ireland Engineering subframe & trailing arm bushings w/ slotted rear subframe
- RRT-fabricated lateral trailing arm links
- Brembo Big Red calipers/Stoptech rotors (front)
- Stock and mirror-polished Fikse FM5 wheels available

- Diffsonline variable ramp diff w/3.46 final drive
- UUC Evo3 shifter
- Clutchmaster FX650 twin disc clutch
- Racelogic traction control

- Stock interior w/ McMahan 4-pt bolt-in roll bar and Cobra Imola II seats
(original seats available)
- Schroth 6-pt harnesses and stock 3-point belts installed
- Traqmate data acquisition available
- XM/Sirius radio available
- Umnitza ProjectorZ w/HIDs
- Piper Motorsports-fabricated trailer hitch

On Track
- Class Winner SSGT1 – Small Bore, 2004 Cannonball One Lap of America
- 2006 Solo Champion - Street Modified 2, Washington D.C. Region SCCA
- Second in Class, 2007 Cannonball One Lap of America
- 2009 Ultimate Track Car Challenge, 2:08.4 lap time VIR Full (Barry Battle, driver)
- Second in Class and 16th Overall, 2010 Cannonball One Lap of America


Washington, DC

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My Comments

Sold 8/17/11 - MDORPHN sold last night for asking price. I'm slightly jealous of the new owner :-).

8/1/11 Update - Added lots of good new photos. Also, a few more maintenance items/modifications/parts:

VAC-modified oil pump and baffled oil pan, Bosch 044 fuel pump, rare factory "aero kit" front bumper (org. stock piece available), Spal fan, Stewart water pump, Odyssey PC680 battery, spare brake pads

6/29/11 Update - The price has been lowered to just $22,000 (down from $25,000) and the mileage is now at 140,000 miles. I added a photo to show just how nice it cleans up for street use. The interior is not stripped and is original besides the seats (original seats are available). Neil (the seller) says it's completely streetable but does have a stiff suspension and is a little noisy due to the lightweight flywheel/twin disc clutch.

6/8/10 Update - The car is officially for sale now. He set the price at $25,000 which I think is more than fair if this is the type of coupe you're looking for.

Few cars are as well known in the M Coupe community as "MDORPHIN". Don't let the high miles discourage you, this is one of the most active, best maintained coupes out there and had it's engine rebuilt just 13,000 miles ago. As far as mods, the better question is what doesn't it have done to it. The list above does not even cover them all. It's very well sorted and probably the best built race M Coupe there is, yet still street-legal. The seller has proven this with his high finishes on track including 16th overall in this years One Lap of America. I'm as curious as everyone else to see what he prices it at. The Eurosport twin-screw supercharger alone was $10k+.

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