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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 01-24-2013, 04:00 PM
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What are some cheap/free easy mods

Looking to spice things up a little any ideas!?
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:11 PM
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paint interior trim red. that spicy enough for you.
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:15 PM
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My cheap mod design is based on the swamp boat. I'm securing a box fan in my open trunk and running it off my car battery. My tests show I will achieve a .000001% gain in HP.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:17 PM
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:19 PM
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Just trollin'. Honestly though, best free mod is CDV delete if you have a manual.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:33 PM
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paint interior trim red. that spicy enough for you.
Lmao.




OP what do you have in mind? Performance or cosmetic items. I hope your maintenance items are up to par before modding.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:47 PM
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HaHaaaa What is that? A towel rack for when he's down at the swimmin hole?
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:51 PM
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Scott I laughed my a$$ off when I saw that!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:48 PM
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:10 PM
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Those are somewhat cheap but not free.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:23 PM
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:41 PM
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Looking to spice things up a little any ideas!?
Cosmetic mods will be best for you. Cheap enough...

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:43 PM
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Tire air pressure. Best mod when done right
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:56 PM
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Get stickers. Everyone knows that they add 15 HP each. And they are very cheap. And they make your penis bigger.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:08 PM
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Tire air pressure. Best mod when done right
That's good one!
Should remember to check more often.

Oh, and... do you have manual or automatic transmission?

With manual practice clutch/shifting can make big difference.
It doesn't exactly make your car quicker than before but it helps to get all speed out of it.

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Old 01-25-2013, 04:25 AM
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Search Sharpie Mod. My butt dyno tells me I gained 5-10 hp after...
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:58 AM
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i guess we won't be hearing from the OP anytime soon
best mod u can do is to sell it and get a 330 M/T
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:43 AM
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I think in gonna go with that box fan idea, seems pretty legit
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:49 AM
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I think in gonna go with that box fan idea, seems pretty legit
Wait I thought you were the poster that got hosed by unknowingly buying a used car that had a blown head gasket or something. That not the case anymore?
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:19 AM
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Relevant: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=606017
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:29 AM
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Why did you want BMW in first place? BMW isn't for being cheap, BMW is for style, and turning it into garbage bin is not the way.

(Says man who paid 25 for original e46 trunk lid tool box, even when never planning to use those tools for anything.)

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Old 01-25-2013, 12:37 PM
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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuugggggggggggggg gggghhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:38 PM
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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuugggggggggggggg gggghhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What? You don't like my car???
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:45 PM
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Aha!!!! Lmao i bet with some wings on the side.. It should be able to take off and fly.. Looks like this person put some time and hard tought into this car to complete it.. Or is it still under construction? Diggin the Towel Rack lol
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