The dealer has done a great job of brainwashing you into thinking your E46 is some techno gadget hand carved out of unobtainium.
An oil change is an oil change. In fact, you can do this car without lifting it or even getting your hands dirty if you buy a mity-vac.
There are plenty of DIYs on the cooling system refresh. It's not hard either, just messy.
Last edited by jvr826; 12-28-2012 at 11:10 AM.