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General E46 Forum

This is the place to get answers, opinions and everything you need related to your E46 (sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon) BMW!
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New Member Introductions

New members check-in, introduce yourselves, and post a picture of your BMW here!
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BMW News from around the Web

Submit the latest BMW news from around the world for other E46Fanatics members to check out.
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///M3 Forum

The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!
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E46 Convertible

The E46 vert forum. Talk about dropping your E46 top here.
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E46 Touring

The E46 touring forum. Talk about your sport wagon E46 here.
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E46 Xi Forum

The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.
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The Showroom

This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!
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Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements

Get the latest news and announcements from the site sponsors! To ask a question please use the 'Ask a Sponsor' forum. Click here to view all the site sponsors and see what they are offering!
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Other BMW Models Talk about other BMW models in this forum including the BMW E36, BMW E90/E91/E92/E93 and BMW F30/F31/F32/F33.

General BMW Model Discussion

All non E46 BMW model questions in here. Look below for E36, E90 and F30 specific forum. For additional model specific forums check out bimmerfest.com!
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General BMW E36 Forum

This is the place to get answers, opinions and everything you need related to your E36 (sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon) BMW!
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BMW F30 Forums The next generation 3 series has been split into the 3 Series F30 Sedan, 3 Series F31 Wagon, 4 Series F32 Coupe and 4 Series F33 Convertible.

General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio

Are you as excited about the upcoming 3 Series (F30, F31, F32, F33) as we are? Start posting and chatting with other enthusiasts and future owners today!
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F30 Tire & Wheel Forum

Use this forum to discuss anything in relation to wheels to tires to offsets.
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Site Sponsors News, Sales and Group Buys

Looking to get some great BMW parts for your F30? Get the latest info on sponsor group buys, new products or simply ask a site sponsor a question here!
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Vendor Member Section

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BMW E90 Forums BMW E90, E91, E92, E93

E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum

The E9X is the latest evolution of the BMW 3 series including the highly tuned twin turbo 335i variant pushing out 300hp and 300 ft. lbs. of torque. BMW continues to show that it sets the bar for true driving performance! Post questions about "upgrading" from your current E46 here or jump over to E90Fanatics.com!
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E90Fanatics Showroom

This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!
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Tire & Wheel Forum

Post questions about wheels, tires, offsets and fitment for your E90/E91/E92/E93 BMW!
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E90 Site Sponsors - Products, Sales & Group Buys

Get the latest news, products, specials and group buys for your E90/E91/E92/E93 from the site sponsors! Have a question for a sponsor, post it here. Click here to view all the site sponsors and see what they are offering!
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BMW Regional Forums Regional forums for BMW owners around the world
Tuning & Tech

Tire & Wheel Forum

Use this forum to discuss anything in relation to wheels to tires to offsets.
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Suspension & Braking

Have some questions about suspension or brake setups for your E46 BMW? Get all your answers here!
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Forced Induction Forum

Discuss supercharging, turbocharging and even nitrous and water injection here.
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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning

Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.
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E46 Engine Swaps

Replacing your motor? From direct replacements to more exoctic engines, if it's going under the hood of an E46 3 Series this is the forum to discuss it.
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Mobile Electronics Forum

Have all your A/V and electronics questions answered here. Ipods, A/V, Radar Detectors Oh My!
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DIY: Do It Yourself

Post here to share or improve your wrench turning skills! All BMW E46 DIY tips, tales, and projects discussed inside. Learn to work on your car and know the right BMW parts you will need!
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Lighting Forum

Angel Eyes, DDEs, lighted rings, Clear Turn Signals, LEDs, Xenon, HID, or Bi-Xenon. If it lights up and you want to discuss it, post here!
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Car Care & Detailing

Get detailing answers and tips here
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Motorsports & Track Forum

From Auto-X to Trackday to Racing and Professional Motorsports – this is the place to discuss making BMWs fast
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Classifieds Whether you are looking to buy, sell or trade a car, some spare BMW parts or just some electronics you no longer need, the classifieds is a great place to list it!

For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Post for sale, trade or wanting to buy items such as complete cars, BMW parts, and wheels or tires in one of the categories. Click here to browse new posts. NO COMMERCIAL POSTING
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Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum

Post your positive or negative feedback about transactions with members here.
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Polls & Surveys - Please Participate!

This forum contains "official" polls and surveys
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Photography

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  2. After several unsuccessful solo attempts, I had a fellow E46 owner help me make a new spare key. Two keys are now in play. I'll call the original key K1, the new key K2. He used an AK90+ and a freshly read .bin file from my EWS unit. K1 had no. 4 slot, he put K2 in 5. The key writing...
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