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  1. 03’ 325i & 03’ 325xi Engine Swap

    E46 Engine Swaps
    I’ll start by saying I’m a newbie to the BMW realm, (I Hope realm wasn’t too dark lol) and I purchased a 03’ 325i M54 engine about half a year ago. After an oil change and minor vehicle maintenance hence my inexperience with German cars. Story short, the gasket blew and it smoked like a train. I...
  2. E46 330 $8,000 2003 330 ci: Toronto, canada

    Complete Cars - Private
    Manual, 225,000 KMS, RWD Car is being sold AS IS - OBO (LOCATED TORONTO, CANADA) Black on Carmel Interior - Premium Package BMW. Car has been meticulously taken care of by BMW Fanatic, 2nd owner of vehicle - reason for sale is that its time for me to move onto a newer model so hopefully this...
  3. 2003 BMW 330XI Stock* Multiple Issues and Future Project

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hello and greetings Bavarian Motor Works fanatics! I know there are quite a few forums around here, but I need to start my own thread to show my progress and to show what I am doing with possible insight on what to do with my own Bimmer. I am on and around very often in these forums to get to...
  4. Intermittent limp mode and trans warning

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I'm new to the workings of an e46. I've owned this car about a month and a half and I'm still figuring out its 'quirks.' Two days ago I powered into a turn on a cold engine (just leaving work). Everything was fine until about the end of 3rd gear when the transmission hesitated, the...
  5. E46 M3 WTB: E46 M3 Manual 2003.5+ Convertible

    Complete Cars - Private
    Low mileage does not matter, proof of maintenance does. Let me know what you've got, local to DC but willing to travel if needed.
  6. New to forum! Experiencing over heating...

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2003 e46. 2 weeks ago my expansion tank got a crack and over heated. I replaced it with an OEM tank and OEM upper radiator hose. I then filled up the tank but little did I know since its my first bmw i had to remove the bleeder screw and turn on my heat then fill up. So my car started...
  7. 325ci 2003 parts

    Sadly, mistakes happen and i must get rid of Van Hilda:cry:. She had a good life and to try to extend her life, i will be giving her to someone more willing. Who other should i offer her to but the main community of people that has kept her kicking and her dumb owner informed. DM me for more...
  8. First post - New Mods on 2003 M3

    ///M3 Forum
    Bought this gem from original owner with 63k miles. It's a 6 speed manual. I've been driving it off and on for 5 months trying to settle on some improvements/mods. I put a new double din Kenwood in it with all the modern conveniences and it made the HK's sound a ton better. Just picked it up...
  9. 330ci not wanting to shift???

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    I have a Slammed 2003 330ci manual that last week decided it didn't want to shift anymore. I had driven in the morning ING gotten home had lunch and when I went to leave again it didn't want to shift into gear. Clutch feels basically the same as prior to not wanting to shift but it just won't go...
  10. Any E46 Fs: 2003 330xi – 468xx miles, oringinal owner

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  11. NEED HELP!! PLEASE READ!!! Tire Fitment

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I own an 03 330i. I currently have on my 17inch M-sport rims on the car that came with it. A long time friend of mine purchased an M4 and got bigger rims. He gave me the 18inch 513M rims that came on his for free. I was wondering if they fit or what can I do to make them fit(if...
  12. FS 2003 BMW M3 e46 jacksonville NC smg 8500

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    Selling silver bmw m3 e46 97750 miles Clean title Asking for 8500 OBO SMG LIGHT IS ON CAR BLINKS 0 Will not start Took it to the dealership they said it could be the smg pump I cant afford it am in the military and moving soon so i need to sell it It has 19 in premium wheels Has the...
  13. E46 330 OEM Rims 2003 330xi (Hillsborough, NJ)

    Wheels and Tires
    My fully upgraded 2003 330xi was recently ditched (transmission + other repairs :ben:). I had replaced the OEM rims, some had dents, some burrs ground away, but had the intention of eventually repairing them for winter tires. Now I have no car for them. If anyone is interested, or knows someone...
  14. Is this M3 worth $17000?

    ///M3 Forum
    So I've been thinking about upgrading to an E46 M3 for around two months now (been a dream car since 2001 :craig:) and I came across my friend's 2003 LSB M3 with 129k miles on it. He told me he wants to sell it so I was like hey why not look into it He did tell me his VANOS unit was replaced and...
  15. Installing Aux Input on "NON-Aux Capable" radio-HELP?

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I have a 2003 e46, and the radio was made in November 02. PART NUMBER 65. 12-6 921 963 I know that my radio is not Aux capable, and that it will only process iPod data and is Sirius radio capable. HOWEVER, I am wondering if there is any way around this? For those electrically savvy, is...
  16. E46 330 Ski Bag Problems

    Hey guys, I recently purchased my first e46 (2003 330xi) and am very happy with it. One of the problems I experienced right out of the gate was that the ski bag was unpacked in the back seat. I tried like hell to get it packed back in but couldn't figure out a way to securely fasten the front...
  17. E46 325 2003 BMW 325i - LOW MILES - SUPER CLEAN

    Complete Cars - Private
    Hey guys, I'm selling my 2003 325i with just above 66,000 miles. Looks and runs like new. Fully mechanically inspected head to toe with a clean carfax and maintenance history. Looks absolutely beautiful. Selling because I need the cash for my flight training. -2.5 L inline 6 engine...
  18. Headlights

    Lighting Forum
    So bought a used '03 330i and everything is great. Everything work fine until one night I noticed my headlight went very dim. They just went out the both of them. I was about to get the bulbs replace but I was told by some mechanics it's most likely a fuse problem. If so, where is the fuse for...
  19. Rare ZHP, or a scam? Help please if you know ZHP!

    General E46 Forum
    Thanks for helping me out. Here's the deal: A guy has posted his 2003 330CI for sale. I'm scheduling a test drive, but I'm concerned about something: He states in his ad that the car has both the performance, premium, and sports packages on it. If the car does have ZHP, it would have a 6 speed...
  20. WTB 03 325xi STOCK rear springs. Non-sport

    Suspension and Braking
    One of my rear springs is broken. I would like to replace them as a pair. Let me pay you to clean out your garage! Thank you!