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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 11-16-2012, 08:46 PM
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The 46 gets a nice SC kit for X mas. Also learned today that I will be going to Berlin for 8 weeks on internship my dream has been to drive the ring in the 330 and I won't be able to afford to have it shipped.

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Old 11-16-2012, 10:17 PM
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The 46 gets a nice SC kit for X mas. Also learned today that I will be going to Berlin for 8 weeks on internship my dream has been to drive the ring in the 330 and I won't be able to afford to have it shipped.

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Old 11-17-2012, 09:23 AM
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That is a possibility but I will have to see what they give me for work first. If I was to rent I may try and find something.... a little more Porschey

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Old 11-22-2012, 02:54 PM
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Old 11-22-2012, 03:22 PM
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Anybody attend the F1 race last weekend here in Austin? I went to Friday's practice session (got a ticket from a very nice guy on the Porsche 968 forum who was getting into town too late to make it to the practice session). I've never been a rabid F1 fan - the series has just been too uncompetetive for the last several years - make that decades - but seeing the cars in person was A BLAST. Amazingly fast, and they make the most incredible sounds. I definitely plan on going back next year, for all three days this time.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:15 AM
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:36 AM
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98 fuel is 0,79e/liter here in Yekaterinburg, but traffic is so wild that car probably wouldn't stay smooth and shiny for long.
And if having e46 here wouldn need new suspension parts every month, many people have smoother backyards than these streets.
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:34 PM
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:00 AM
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:32 PM
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Another reason why the E46 community rules:

Bimmerfest member Gryphon passed along to me a set of winter mats for his Xi which he no longer has. I just wanted to say Thanks again. The people on this forum are Salt Of The Earth. You all make owning a maintenance hungry car a pleasure.

Oh, and the IPA was quite tasty. Thanks again brother, I truly appreciate it.
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Another reason why the E46 community rules:

Bimmerfest member Gryphon passed along to me a set of winter mats for his Xi which he no longer has. I just wanted to say Thanks again. The people on this forum are Salt Of The Earth. You all make owning a maintenance hungry car a pleasure.

Oh, and the IPA was quite tasty. Thanks again brother, I truly appreciate it.
Always a pleasure my friend may they serve you well.

Jonathan and I were thinking about a Feb. meet up at Long Valley or some similar locale, how's that sound to local 'Festers?
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Jonathan and I were thinking about a Feb. meet up at Long Valley or some similar locale, how's that sound to local 'Festers?
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Glad this thread popped up!

Hey Malibu! Are you a UFC fan?

It looks like I'm heading to Indian Wells, CA Saturday the 16th of March until Tuesday, the 19th for work. Here's the problem: The fight card for the PPV event looks STACKED! I need a place to watch the fights (sports bar, etc) and POSSIBLY a ride to and from the hotel, depending on how far away it is...

Are you familiar with Indian Wells?
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Some great pics on the BavAuto facebook page from their recent photo contest. My entry got me $100 and an excuse to finally buy a UUC Short Shift Kit! I can't wait to install it. Check out the winning entries: http://www.facebook.com/BavarianAutosport

See mine attached... the original pic had a ski area in the distant background, they cropped it out I guess.
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Some great pics on the BavAuto facebook page from their recent photo contest. My entry got me $100 and an excuse to finally buy a UUC Short Shift Kit! I can't wait to install it. Check out the winning entries: http://www.facebook.com/BavarianAutosport

See mine attached... the original pic had a ski area in the distant background, they cropped it out I guess.
Another beautiful Winter Touring shot. Congrats on the prize.
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I helped a friend (start to) change out his water pump on his 6.6L GM Duramax diesel. All I have to say is BE THANKFUL that our e46 water pumps are so easy to change by comparison. The water pump on the Duramax isn't belt-driven, and it's buried low on the block within a separate housing that's got hoses, separator pipes, etc. attached to it. You have to lock the flywheel and remove the freaking harmonic balancer to get access to the water pump. Add to that the fact that the cheapest you can find the OE water pump is like $220. We had to take a break to order some tools and more parts, and we'll have to finish it up next weekend (the truck isn't his daily driver).

Point being -- I'll take the $70 water pump you can swap out in half an hour any day over that nightmare. Hopefully we'll get it wrapped up next weekend.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:12 AM
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