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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 09-24-2010, 03:01 PM
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x2... the black grilles are my favorite addition to my car so far
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Old 09-24-2010, 03:41 PM
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Old 09-24-2010, 09:15 PM
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150,000 on the 2003 E46, may be getting a little clutch slip, but everything else is still in prime order, even the black leather is still supreme.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bhcmbai...6769/lightbox/
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Old 09-25-2010, 03:30 PM
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She'll stay like this till the springtime.

I definitely like the black diffuser look. I really wanted to do something like that on my car but just couldn't get it to work with my current bumper. Great pic btw!
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Old 09-25-2010, 03:57 PM
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I definitely like the black diffuser look. I really wanted to do something like that on my car but just couldn't get it to work with my current bumper. Great pic btw!
Thank you

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Old 09-26-2010, 12:53 PM
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Old 09-26-2010, 01:59 PM
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:21 PM
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^^Smooth! Very nice Erlir....let us know how the anti-corrosive coating works over time.
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:33 PM
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150,000 on the 2003 E46, may be getting a little clutch slip, but everything else is still in prime order, even the black leather is still supreme.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bhcmbai...6769/lightbox/
Wow. Just incase people didn't click on this....you should!
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:47 PM
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^^Smooth! Very nice Erlir....let us know how the anti-corrosive coating works over time.
I sure will Mo.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:34 PM
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Nice. Is that Red over a tan/sand interior? Looks great!
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:59 PM
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Erlir, what's up with the rim? Bad respray?
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:20 PM
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Erlir, what's up with the rim? Bad respray?


no bad photoshopping. I selected the dark area to light it up and it selected the rim too. i just noticed it.
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:00 AM
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00 323ci sittin on 19in e90 wheels love my car
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:33 AM
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Nice. Is that Red over a tan/sand interior? Looks great!

Sure is! Couldn't have it any other way! I searched long and hard to find a Red 330ci. Took a long time to find a red bimmer as it was but it had to be the 330ci had to be 5 speed and could not have gray interior!
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:31 PM
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Sure is! Couldn't have it any other way! I searched long and hard to find a Red 330ci. Took a long time to find a red bimmer as it was but it had to be the 330ci had to be 5 speed and could not have gray interior!
It would appear that we have very similar automotive preferences. Red over Tan has always been my favorite combination.
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:36 PM
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Recently bought some new wheels and am having a hard time deciding whether or not to use them as my winter setup or giving that job to my style 119s. Let me know what your thoughts. Pictures are of how the car sits today and of the style 105s (from the Z4) that I picked up recently.

IMG00345-20100927-1418

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Old 09-27-2010, 02:57 PM
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:06 PM
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Recently bought some new wheels and am having a hard time deciding whether or not to use them as my winter setup or giving that job to my style 119s. Let me know what your thoughts. Pictures are of how the car sits today and of the style 105s (from the Z4) that I picked up recently.

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Old 09-27-2010, 03:09 PM
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Recently bought some new wheels and am having a hard time deciding whether or not to use them as my winter setup or giving that job to my style 119s. Let me know what your thoughts. Pictures are of how the car sits today and of the style 105s (from the Z4) that I picked up recently.
Got confused :-\ I would say Z4's should go for winter.
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:11 PM
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^^ Yeah, I do love the 119s! I'm just having a hard time dedicating brand new oem wheels to the duty of winter mush while my 119s have had a few preverbial relations with the curbs thanks to the previous owner.

Maybe I will treat the 119s to a $50 repair kit and simply rock two awesome sets of wheels year round
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:12 PM
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Got confused :-\ I would say Z4's should go for winter.
Haha they do look very similar...the Z4 wheels are indeed the ones pictured as NOT mounted on the car
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:14 PM
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Interesting choice... I like the finish for sure, almost seems like the lack of contrast kills it a bit thought.

Do you have a picture of the entire dash in one view?
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^^ Yeah, I do love the 119s! I'm just having a hard time dedicating brand new oem wheels to the duty of winter mush while my 119s have had a few preverbial relations with the curbs thanks to the previous owner.

Maybe I will treat the 119s to a $50 repair kit and simply rock two awesome sets of wheels year round
That sounds like a plan
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:18 PM
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Do you have a picture of the entire dash in one view?
The best what I have for now:

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