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E46 M3 (2001-2006)

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Old 03-22-2013, 06:41 AM
janelle Moreno janelle Moreno is offline
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Mein Auto: 2006 525i &2006 330i
2002 M3 w/smg

I am looking to purchase this car, but don't know if there is any known problems with this year and model...can someone let me know if I should get this ride ??...will be purchasing on Saturday....thanks!!!!
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Old 03-22-2013, 12:01 PM
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tim330i tim330i is offline
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Welcome to Bimmerfest! Make sure you get a pre purchase inspection! There can be some semi-major issues with the S54 engine (vanos bolts, etc). Get it looked at and get all the maintenance records.

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Tim
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:38 PM
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be prepared if the SMG goes...
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