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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 06-13-2005, 10:46 AM
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drivetrain slack (rear thump) and subframe damage

any correlation between 3er's w/ (and have complained about) rear end thump on starts (drivetrain slack) and people who's haved the subframe failure?



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Old 06-13-2005, 12:19 PM
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I have minor thump from the rear when engaging 1st gear when stationary, but not when actually taking off. I didn't find any damage in the rear last time I had the car up on the lift..
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