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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 03-31-2010, 06:48 PM
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And BTW, What is this??
That's a debadged E31, an 8 series.
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:10 PM
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^^^It's freaking delicious.
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:14 PM
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^^^It's freaking delicious.
There were two there.

One is my mechanics. He's putting an E39 M5 engine in it
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:15 PM
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^^^It's freaking delicious.
Yup, 8ers were the ultimate autobahn cruisers. The GM of the unofficial Bimmerfest hotel (Tom P. and the Ramada, respectively) won best stock BMW with his black 850CSi at the show last year. I was de judge for that category..
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Old 04-02-2010, 08:09 AM
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Hey newbie here from the UK!

I just wanted to thnk you guys for some of the really helpful tips on the site.

I've had my 330ci since January and love it! I've just done the Golf-tee mod and plan to do some more subtle mods in the near future.

Anyways, here's a few pics of my baby, hope you enjoy!
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Old 04-02-2010, 08:17 AM
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^^Nice ride!

Did the previous owner install the front/rear bumpers?
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Old 04-02-2010, 08:38 AM
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Na it was the M-tech kit i think. He also had heated seats, business cd & grey sport leathers She's a bit of a high miler (102k) but i serviced her myself andoption she's sweet and as good as new. The only thing i have to do now on the maintenance side is tighten up the front bumper as i went over a bump a bit fast and it came loose and squeeks a bit.
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:09 AM
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You're right, it is the Mtech. Only, it wasn't an option on pre-facelift E46's such as yours.

Looks stellar nonetheless.
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:52 AM
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Hey peterules nice car. Can you post a full frontal pic of your gorgeous car?
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Old 04-02-2010, 11:09 AM
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I just wanted to thnk you guys for some of the really helpful tips on the site.

I've had my 330ci since January and love it! I've just done the Golf-tee mod and plan to do some more subtle mods in the near future.

Anyways, here's a few pics of my baby, hope you enjoy!
Looks sharp, and thanks for helping me visualize an M-Tech II rear bumper on a topaz coupe - that plus E46 M3 rockers are on the mod list for my topaz coupe.
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Old 04-02-2010, 11:21 AM
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Just a quick phonecam photo from the parking lot of a local BMW shop. They will install my new exhaust next Wednesday (Magnaflow).
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Old 04-02-2010, 12:42 PM
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Hey peterules nice car. Can you post a full frontal pic of your gorgeous car?
Like this?
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Old 04-02-2010, 12:48 PM
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You're right, it is the Mtech. Only, it wasn't an option on pre-facelift E46's such as yours.

Looks stellar nonetheless.
Not in the US, no. In the UK, it was part of the M Sport package.
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:15 PM
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yea i confirm that it is the M Sport Package. I'm still a BMW newbie so when the M word is mentioned i get shivers down my spine (nice ones)

When i was looking at buying it i was looking for these kind of bumpets/skirts etc.
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:51 PM
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The e46's of the Jakub's














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^^ jake you got a second E46! ?
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I said Jakub's so that implies two different people.
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Jake, They look sharp but try adjust your white balance on your camera.

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Awesome photo Ed. I dig the high contrast.
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Awesome photo Ed. I dig the high contrast.


Thanks Mo, I was just trying to some diffrent things to make it stand out.
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Jake, They look sharp but try adjust your white balance on your camera.
its a cheap sony point and shoot
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I said Jakub's so that implies two different people.
eesh my bad jake
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I thought I already posted these here but don't see them, here are a few anyway







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Old 04-03-2010, 05:49 PM
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I asked a friend to drive my camera since he wasn't working or driving when my run group was running at today's CCA AutoX



I took a number of photos of Kris' and Jeff's cars of which I'll post a couple once I'm done processing all the photos (~1500).

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