My 1991 e30 features a 4 cylinder m42 which only came in the 1991 coupes and some 1992 convertibles. This M42 had a head gasket and upper seals replaced by the previous owner and they did something right because the only maintenance other than oil changes I have had to do to the engine is valve cover gaskets, upper and lower intake manifold gaskets, new rubber fuel lines, fuel filter, new lower oil pan, and the timing chain tensioner. Other maintenance on the car includes front and rear brake pads, front rotors, control arms, garagistic fixed control arm bushings, cold air intake, and brand new windshield because of a rock chip the old one had. The interior of the car is nearly perfect other than the cracked dash, dirty carpet and small tear on the passenger seat which any upholstery wouldn't mind fixing for relatively cheap. The paint is somewhat faded but can be polished still. When I bought the car the driver side fender did not match the same color red but I never painted it, and I installed a brand new front valance because the old one did not look very nice and a new one would be easier to paint but there are also euro grilles on the car which add to the complete look. I also have the brake ducts for the valance just not on the car. The car sits on bottle cap rims with nearly brand new directional Bf Goodrich tires and has H & R lowering springs. I like to think the extra stickers on the windows actually add horsepower but others don't seem to agree so you might want to take em ff after buying the car. A few other things to add is that the car has a short shifter, and a magna flow muffler, a kooglewerks cup holder with charger, and JVC stereo unit along with a good sound system throughout the car.
-Manual 5 speed
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