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  1. Beginner BMW owner lookin for info! (05' 330xi)

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys I recently purchased my first BMW, its an 05' 330XI and I wanted to start putting some money into it, but from everything to aftermarket to just basic tune up things I have no idea where to look, what to look for, brands to look for or anything. Im literally looking for ANY relevant...
  2. E46 330 2005 330xi Midnight Blue For Sale

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    Only serviced at BMW dealer. Preventative service after 70,000 miles includes water pump, thermostat, gas line filter. Recent service, preventative: Rear shocks at 110,000, spark plugs, cabin filter, and air filter at 115,000. New Idler Pulley and belts at 121,000. pass through ski bag rear...
  3. 2005 330ci ZHP - Dinan - w/ 69,775 miles in Naples, Florida $10,999

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    Excellent condition! I purchased this car in March 2015 with 61,700 miles. VIN# WBABW53455PL52618. Triple black. Automatic transmission. Highlights about this beautiful car include: Dinan stage 3 CAI, throttle body and exhaust all done by BMW, BSW speakers with BSW sub + amplifier + iPhone...
  4. E46 M3 2005 Jet Black - Competition Package - 6MT

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    SOLD Row through the gears in this soon to be classic. A 2005 Jet Black on Black Nappa loaded Competition Package with just over 106k miles. Factory Specs: 2005 BMW M3 Jet Black Exterior 6 Speed Manual Transmission Black Nappa Leather Interior Cold Weather Package Premium Package...
  5. Thermostat or not the thermosat? That is my question.

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all! I own a 2005 330i with 193k+ miles. Bought it for my kid half a year ago. Still runs great. However, we've noticed a couple months back that the thermostat gauge is reading half way. We recently drove it on a 6 and another 8 hour trip and the engine did not overheat even in...
  6. Coils on a '05 330xi

    Suspension and Braking
    I recently purchased a 2005 330xi, and I already had a set of wheels in mind but I don't know much about coilovers for these cars. I did some research and all the coils that people seem to like and recommend are around $1000. though I know it's unrealistic to expect good parts without having to...
  7. In search of my old 2005 325i

    NY / NJ / CT
    Hello everyone, this might be a stretch for sure. Back in 13 I sold my 05 325i. It then had another owner for a short time in 2014. It's jet black on beige interior, sport package, 5MT. Should be ok bilstein pss10s, alcantara wheel... I'll just post pics. It was my first car a while ago. I'm...
  8. Lots of smoke after aggressive passing

    General E46 Forum
    2005 BMW 325i with 124k on the Odo. I was driving at about 35mph along a back road and had to pass a slow truck in my lane. I must've sped up to about 55mph very quickly and passed the truck safely. A mile down the road, I stopped at a light and turned the climate control on(it was off since it...
  9. Hans The E46

    The Showroom
    This is my E46 Coupe, 04/2005; Named it Hans Mods so far: -R1 Concepts Cross-Drilled rotors and Ceramic pads -BMW Performance Short Shift kit -Rear Muffler Delete -FormulaOne Ceramic Window Tint -CobyWheel E-Brake Handle & Boot -Plastidipped matte black trim and rims -LED Amber front turn...
  10. 2005 BMW Spark Graph BMW 330Ci ZHP 6MT 97.6k miles (San Diego) $10,500

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    SOLD!! Thank you all for looking VIN:WBABD53495PD99224 Year: 2005 Make:BMW Model:330i ZHP Price: SOLD Mileage:97,643 Transmission type: 6sp Manual Body Type: Coupe Color: Sparkling Graphite / Natural Brown Leather / Black cube trim Packages: Performance Package (ZHP), Premium Package, Security...
  11. E46 330 WTB Wheels and Tires for 330Ci

    Wheels and Tires
    I'm looking for a set of used wheels and tires for my '05 330Ci to spice up the ride. I'm on the lookout for 18" black or gunmetal wheels non staggered. If you've got anything that fits that description just hit this thread up with a reply. I've been specifically on the lookout for CSL styled...
  12. 2005 BMW M3 SMG Convertible - $19,999

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    For sale in Carlsbad, CA: BMW M3 convertible in excellent condition with 91,886 miles, has been garaged, has a clean title and has just had the Vanos (variable valve timing unit) replaced at 80k miles. Typically the Vanos is a well-known wear item that has a lifespan of 80k-90k miles with a...
  13. Need help with Beyern wheels on my 330ci

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    After doing a lot of research online, I recently purchased four 18" Beyern wheels for my 2005 Convertible 330ci with Sport Package. I wanted to keep the staggered look so for the front I bought two 18X8.5 wheels and for the rear I bought two 18X9.5 wheels as I wanted to upgrade from the stock...
  14. WTB: 2005-2006 E46 M3 Coupe

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    I am already in the market for another E46 M3. My preferences are as follows in order of desire: Body Style Coupe Only Color Interlagos Blue Imola Red Alpine White Any other blue Packages ZCP preferred but not required Transmission 6MT preferred but not required Mileage 70k or less...
  15. E46 Convertible 2005 with ZHP Package - 56,000 miles, Imola Red

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    For Sale - 2005 BMW 330ci Convertible - ZHP Package, 56,000 miles, Imola Red http://www.ebay.com/itm/271407445559?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649_a_
  16. WTB E46 M3 SMG or 6spd - stock or few mods

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    Site newbie here, sorry if my terminology isn't up to par! Got hooked on M3s years ago but was never in a position to acquire one. Hoping to find one to be a once or twice a week driver (not as fun in daily LA traffic ...). Looking to buy an E46 M3 preferably: '04-'06 SMG (will also...
  17. HELP! OIL LEAK!

    HELP! OIL LEAK!

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. Recently I've been having issues with my '05 330ci leaking oil. I just got under and realized that there was oil leaking down from the front skid plate. As I looked closer I noticed that the steering rack was covered in oil. This weekend I'
  18. HELP! OIL LEAK!

    HELP! OIL LEAK!

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. Recently I've been having issues with my '05 330ci leaking oil. I just got under and realized that there was oil leaking down from the front skid plate. As I looked closer I noticed that the steering rack was covered in oil. This weekend I'
  19. HELP! OIL LEAK!

    HELP! OIL LEAK!

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. Recently I've been having issues with my '05 330ci leaking oil. I just got under and realized that there was oil leaking down from the front skid plate. As I looked closer I noticed that the steering rack was covered in oil. This weekend I'
  20. Intermittent Headlight Problem- moves from side to side

    E46 Convertible
    I have a 2005 330ci Convertible w/Sport and been experiencing an intermittent problem which originally started affecting headlight on the driver's side only where the dash display for my left headlight would come on sometimes and sometimes not. It has now escalated now and the problem moves from...
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