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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 02-06-2016, 12:39 PM
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I need a new gas and oil cap. Any certain brands to avoid?

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I can't think of any notable brands to avoid for those, but do know there's an updated part number for the gas cap (#16117222391). Replaced my factory discontinued "green" one with the newer "blue" version. FCP shows Rein supplying the OEM and currently has 10% off their entire line: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/min...er-16117222391.

Oil cap should run right around $5 for Reutter (OEM), and I'd probably steer clear of any poor-quality brands like URO, MTC, Hamburg-Technic, etc. just out of good habit.
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I can't think of any notable brands to avoid for those, but do know there's an updated part number for the gas cap (#16117222391). Replaced my factory discontinued "green" one with the newer "blue" version. FCP shows Rein supplying the OEM and currently has 10% off their entire line: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/min...er-16117222391.

Oil cap should run right around $5 for Reutter (OEM), and I'd probably steer clear of any poor-quality brands like URO, MTC, Hamburg-Technic, etc. just out of good habit.
SilberVogel, as always, your response is more than helpful. Thank you! Caps on the way!
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