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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 04-19-2010, 09:15 AM
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Thanks! Sadly I just sold it! not to long ago , But I picked up a ///M
Excellent!. Can't go wrong with an M. I thought about getting an E90 M3 for a while and was about to get one. But the misses talked me out of it and I'm happy she did or we'd have to food on the table LOL!.
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:22 AM
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Excellent!. Can't go wrong with an M. I thought about getting an E90 M3 for a while and was about to get one. But the misses talked me out of it and I'm happy she did or we'd have to food on the table LOL!.
LOL tell me about it, I got into an argument that lasted 3 days with my wife when she saw the car. She said "I will never sit in that car", well after she sat in it, now she won't come out.
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:39 AM
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LOL tell me about it, I got into an argument that lasted 3 days with my wife when she saw the car. She said "I will never sit in that car", well after she sat in it, now she won't come out.
Lol. Nice!. Will have to have a beer and have a chat when bimmerfest comes around.
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Old 04-19-2010, 10:25 PM
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Old 04-20-2010, 06:35 AM
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^^^Hiding your dope in a crown royal bag doesn't fool the cops into thinking it's alcohol, somehow they just know. Trust me. On a serious note, I see a lot of wires but I have no idea what's going on in there.

Anyways here's some of my progress on the new paint job. I ended up having to strip the hood and roof and laying down some fresh primer.

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Old 04-20-2010, 07:21 AM
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^^ damn Ryan!. Looks like you've been busy. Looking forward to seeing how it turns out.
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Old 04-20-2010, 01:29 PM
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^^^Hiding your dope in a crown royal bag doesn't fool the cops into thinking it's alcohol, somehow they just know. Trust me. On a serious note, I see a lot of wires but I have no idea what's going on in there.

Anyways here's some of my progress on the new paint job. I ended up having to strip the hood and roof and laying down some fresh primer.

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Your painting the car your self aswell?
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Old 04-20-2010, 02:54 PM
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^^^I'm not scared to spray primer, but I don't think I'll be spraying the actual color and clear. The guy who will be painting my car was at the house, he mixed the primer and was coaching me on how to apply it. But, when it comes time for color and clear, the car's going to be flat bedded over the professional's shop. I'll be there, but I'm too scared of messing up to actually do any spraying then. I might though, who knows. And FWIW, the guy is the head tech at the shop that does all the body and paint repairs for Asheville BMW.
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... Definitely need to pick up a new front emblem, only around 20 bucks at bimmer. ...
Done. the new one is mounted with the help of a pocket knife, newspaper and two tea spoons. Very easy job.
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Old 04-21-2010, 05:52 AM
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Done. the new one is mounted with the help of a pocket knife, newspaper and two tea spoons. Very easy job.
yay! It's funny how one little thing can make a world of difference! Glad to hear you did it yourself too.
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Old 04-21-2010, 06:09 AM
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Man that is one nice looking E46.
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Old 04-21-2010, 05:23 PM
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Went for a little drive afte work on my canyon and snapped some pictures for everyone to enjoy.








This last picture I was going to my friends Bday and decided to pay for valet parking.
The valet decided to park my car next to the worthy cars to be next to mine? lol. Felt pretty cool that they treated as if it was that nice.
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Old 04-27-2010, 08:22 AM
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Best exhaust ever imo. You should make a little sound clip and post it on youtube.
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Old 04-27-2010, 11:27 PM
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:21 PM
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:50 PM
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Old 04-28-2010, 07:51 PM
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^^ I'm jealous. I've always wanted my car to be black on black. One day... an E46 M3 black on black will call my name.
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Thanks man, I want to customize it, but with law school in the near future i don't really have money at this point and it's pretty spotless as is so it'll last.. yours is looking real sweet as well im jealous
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:23 PM
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