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1973 BMW 3.0 CS M6 Hotrod
(Featured on 25th July 2012)

Make: BMW
Model: CS
Year: 1973

Sellers original description:

This 1973 BMW 3.0 CS/M6 "Hotrod" has only 25k original miles from new, with no rust ever! Silver exterior with blue leather. This 2 owner California car is the most amazing 3.0 CS you could ever imagine. Owner #1 bought new in Mill Valley, California from Mellow Motors the authorised dealer of the day, he sold the car to owner #2 in 1982 and he has owned ever since!

The story regarding the conversion is that owner #2 was out for a spirited drive one sunny California day and had a BMW 2002 Tii pass him and leave him behind, he loved his CS but was unwilling to think he would be beaten again by a lesser vehicle so started to formulate a plan to gain the much needed HP he was looking for. After agonizing over this dilemma for quite some time, he opened a car magazine one day in 1987 only to see that BMW had launched the new for 1988 M6 coupe. He knew this was the answer to his problem so he set out looking for a motor/gearbox for this brand new model. It didn't take him long to find an M6 that had an accident and he purchased the car post haste.

All records of the build are available and the car is equipped as follows:

1988 "Euro" spec M6 engine
1988 "Euro" spec 5 speed transmission
BMW M6 aluminum radiator
3.45 limited slip rear end
M3 (E36) brake rotors
C5 (Corvette) brake calipers
EBC brake pads
535i BMW brake master cylinder with hydralic boost
Suspension Techniques 28mm front sway bar
Suspension Techniques 22mm rear sway bar
Suspension Techniques springs
Bilstein struts
Dinomax Ultra free flow stainless muffler
"Ireland" battery relocation kit for trunk
Custom aluminum stress bar across front shock towers
Custom hydralic hood struts
1988 BMW/BBS 16 x 8 rims (from 750il)
BF Goodrich Comp TA 205/55 R16 front tires
BF Goodrich Comp TA 255/55 R16 rear tires
Signed Nardi steering wheel
VDO competition tachometer with shift light
VDO gauges for water temp,battery,oil pressure
Autopower 5 point safety belts
CS front air dam
1" metal flaired fenders
Aluminum race style fuel inlet
Removed side markers and trunk emblems
Recessed antenae

This car was built using all of the best components available in 1988, her owner had an unlimited budget and it shows everywhere you look. The car was built in 1988-89, was a complete frame up restoration/build. The car is rust free and has never had any accidents or damage of any kind. She has travelled 2500 miles since being built and shows like a much newer car than her 40 years would suggest.

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1973 bmw 3.0 cs m6 hotrod trunk

1973 bmw 3.0 cs m6 hotrod wheel

1973 bmw 3.0 cs m6 hotrod engine

1973 bmw 3.0 cs m6 hotrod engine bay

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