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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 03-02-2013, 03:06 AM
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:39 AM
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:02 AM
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Great video and narration job. I really enjoyed it. I live how bimmer owners are passionate. I thought I was the only passionate person over a used bimmer. Enjoy and keep em coming.
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Old 03-02-2013, 04:06 PM
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Great video and narration job. I really enjoyed it. I live how bimmer owners are passionate. I thought I was the only passionate person over a used bimmer. Enjoy and keep em coming.
Haha not hardly. Both my e46's have been daily drivers, garaged outdoors year-round, and maintained in a condo parking spot. Down to just the ZHP now, but I also just got a HD Hero 2 as well, so time to shame myself when I start autocross this year.
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:17 PM
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Manpoints if you take the wife's Prius out and post some vids
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:07 PM
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I'm new to Bimmerfest and though I don't have any decent stills of my 330Ci, I have been working on some short vids over the last month or so. I am a photographer so it's a bit strange that I haven't made time to get any still frames...

Anyway, I started a blog site (still being constructed) last weekend as a place that I can tell stories of my Bimmer experience and maybe make a short film or two with my friends and their cars. So here's my website: www.bimmerlicious.com and here's the links to my first couple of vids... They're a bit clunky but hopefully the quality, cinematography and story telling will improve as I go...






Thanks for taking a look.... Oh and if the rain ever stops here in Vancouver, I might be able to get some decent pics as well...
Will do.
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:03 AM
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:38 PM
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Hehe, I love style 197's. Took me a while to find a set at a good price. enjoy them!
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:15 PM
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:58 PM
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Hey All!

I'm new to Bimmerfest and though I don't have any decent stills of my 330Ci, I have been working on some short vids over the last month or so. I am a photographer so it's a bit strange that I haven't made time to get any still frames...

Anyway, I started a blog site (still being constructed) last weekend as a place that I can tell stories of my Bimmer experience and maybe make a short film or two with my friends and their cars. So here's my website: www.bimmerlicious.com and here's the links to my first couple of vids... They're a bit clunky but hopefully the quality, cinematography and story telling will improve as I go...


Thanks for taking a look.... Oh and if the rain ever stops here in Vancouver, I might be able to get some decent pics as well...

Nice video! makes me miss my black 328ci.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:33 AM
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Spotted this one a couple days ago in the parking structure on campus.
Must be a freshman, I park in all structures almost at random sometimes and never knew it existed until this year.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:13 PM
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:30 AM
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:40 PM
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Spotted this one a couple days ago in the parking structure on campus.
Must be a freshman, I park in all structures almost at random sometimes and never knew it existed until this year.


nice. Thanks for posting. I didn't really notice the difference in the bumpers until now. Unless yours is an upgrade. I have the same color car as yours. I used the flash on this photo and that's why it looks more TIAG and Silver Grey Metallic.

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Old 03-06-2013, 07:37 PM
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:20 AM
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Mofunk... dat tag frame has to go;/

Is yours a ZSP ? Maybe I'm just high [strong possibility] but I read that the ZSP is; adjustable thigh support, a three-spoke steering wheel [M without the badge pretty much], and tighter suspension.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:15 AM
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I agree.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:30 AM
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They're big, beware.. It's such a nice day today!





Haven't started the interior yet...
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:54 PM
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Mofunk... dat tag frame has to go;/

Is yours a ZSP ? Maybe I'm just high [strong possibility] but I read that the ZSP is; adjustable thigh support, a three-spoke steering wheel [M without the badge pretty much], and tighter suspension.
lol I know it's confusing. I normally don't stick them on. But when I took the photo I had a 60 day tag because order a new set because they were both damaged in the accident.s. The 60 tag was actually a piece of printer paper and the frame was there to keep it from flying off. Now I could have had a Passport BMW frame but my car was on the Nissan lot. I actually just got my tags this week (3months later) So it looks different.

I have no M badging (like I did on my 328ci) but my 325ci is a ZSP..it has the Sports Package, Premium Package, and add Xenon Lights and Heated Seats according to the sticker. I can't tell yet if the suspension is tighter but the shifter is a littler tighter than on my old 328ci. I'm guessing that's something BMW changed (tighter shifter).

OMG I couldn't buy a e46 without the Sports Package. I test drove a few E46 without the Sports Package and my legs started hurting after the first mile. idk if it is a mental thing or maybe I'm just use to driving with the sports seats. But I love these Sports seat.

Whoever had my car before me kept it really clean. I have just a little rub mark over the wheel well that I will get detailed. The inside is immaculate. The only thing I did in the interior was purchase a cover for the seatbelt ($0.65) and fix broken pieces inside the door paneling ($0 courtesy of my mechanic).
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:21 PM
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:26 AM
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nice. Thanks for posting. I didn't really notice the difference in the bumpers until now. Unless yours is an upgrade. I have the same color car as yours. I used the flash on this photo and that's why it looks more TIAG and Silver Grey Metallic.

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I had that exact same car before this current 330Ci - it was a 2005 silver grey 325Ci with black leather seats and wood trim, sport package.

The bumper can be bought and fitted but mine came with it from the factory since it has the performance package option.
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:51 PM
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:18 PM
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Bought my first BMW.....2002 330ci auto (for wife). Minor mods forth coming!
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:40 PM
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I had that exact same car before this current 330Ci - it was a 2005 silver grey 325Ci with black leather seats and wood trim, sport package.

The bumper can be bought and fitted but mine came with it from the factory since it has the performance package option.

Sweet. I lucked up on this car. I'm not ready to mod it just yet cause it looks so nice. Only think I might do next is have the rims repaired. It looks like the shop the previous owner went to did a shotty job at changing the tires.
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