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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 01-23-2013, 07:10 PM
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Hey guys need some quick help. Which E46s came with a 6 bolt driveshaft?
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Hey guys need some quick help. Which E46s came with a 6 bolt driveshaft?
If you`re referring to the giubo end, ALL of them have 6 bolts.
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I wish that were my case! no I need to find drive shaft tm and as I have a 330 I am rocking the stupid 6 bolt diff
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From my experience it is all 330's from 01 to 05 that have the beefed up end with 6 bolts. You can always swap input flanges on the diff if you have that part.
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Better install a driveshaft loop like drag racers use....
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Better install a driveshaft loop like drag racers use....
Technically the carrier bearing sort of acts like that.

Tanner it is tough to find those driveshafts, good luck!
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Like smolck said, the 330 is the only one with a 6 bolt rear end. All others came with a 4 bolt rear end.
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