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  1. Seems like a cliché at this point, but I just bought my 1st BMW (01 330Ci), and I'm already enamoured with it!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, after a few years of casually looking for a manual 3 series coupe, I found a pretty well taken care of example. Dealer serviced for most of its life but at nearly 180k mi., It is definitely in need of some work, front control arms, tires, alignment, stock struts, shocks and...

    General E46 Forum
    So I did a bunch of work work to my 05 330ci. General maintenance. After changing the oil and belts I got the dreaded tick. Thought it was lifters. So I tried the 3k rpm hold. That didnt work. Then I turned to YouTube. Saw a few videos recommending a seafoam treatment. Decided to give it a try...
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    01 330Ci 5-spd manual coupe ZSP Sport pkg.
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    Interior of my 01 330Ci 5-spd manual coupe ZSP Sport pkg.
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    01 330Ci 5-spd manual coupe ZSP Sport pkg.
  6. 200k 330ci Maintanance

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    So I’m new to BMWs and I would like to know what maintenance should I expect to do. So far I’ve had to do the water pump and the reservoir. Car was working fine when I bought it. But then I had antifreeze leak.
  7. Cheap or budget exhaust for 330ci

    E46 Convertible
    I was just gifted an 05 330ci convertible from my grandparents and am looking to start upgrading it. Does anyone have any recommendations for mufflers or exhaust systems around or bellow $500. I don't want it to be too loud but I would really want to get some deep rumbling especially in the low...
  8. FS: 2001 BMW E46 330ci Coupe Sport Package Stalhblau Ext. Grey Int.

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    2001 BMW 330ci Coupe 5 speed WBABN53431JU23363 186,xxx Sport package Owned since February 2020 Receipts for all recent maintenance Car is located in Thousand Oaks, California Willing to ship? Yes, at buyer's expense Asking price is $7800 OBO 2001 BMW E46 330ci Coupe 5-Speed 186,xxx miles...
  9. Crank No Start - Lots of DYI efforts

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, Just bought a 330ci ZHP (or ZAM as the fanatics call it) up in Vancouver B.C, Canada. 2005, 88k km’s. bought from the original owner. It ran great for the first 3 weeks and now im having issues with the cold start. I’ve read tons of forums regarding symptoms and fixes. These are the...
  10. M54 Clutch Noise

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    Currently dealing with an issue after a new Valeo Single Mass Flywheel Conversion clutch kit was installed in my 2002 330Ci. For additional information regarding the clutch kit, this is the part number and link Valeo 52401220. Before I go into the symptoms I want to preface that I'm fully aware...
  11. No crank,no start EWS

    General E46 Forum
    So real quick I have a no start no crank condition....battery is good....starter is good alternator well didn’t check yet...but it has done this before and I swapped keys and it ran fine so I continued. No it happens again. So I put a 30 amp fuse in the female EWS connecter bypassing it and it...
  12. Decent coil overs for daily 01 330ci

    General E46 Forum
    I am looking into lowering my car by an inch or so and would like to give it some camber. I don’t want super cheap ones that will go out on me so I’m fine with spending $500+ if they are worth it. I don’t take it on the track so they don’t have to be the best for handling but I do drive canyons...
  13. Very slow 0-60 on 330CI

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    First of all, greetings to all from Spain. This will be my first post on the forum, after finding it very useful for a long time. The reason for it is that I have lately been feeling my 2001 330Ci to be slower that it's supposed to. Timed a few 0-60 runs and it is giving me a consistent result...
  14. Electrical problem

    Video & Internet Clips
    So I own a 2006 BMW 330ci Convertible and everything was working perfectly fine. Then out of the blue my wipers, windows, and top stopped working, and when i use my blinkers they dont appear on the dash but they work and lastly when i turn on the radio it says disabled i checked the fuses they...
  15. 2004 330ci Manual Convertible. 72k miles, good buy?

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    Hello, I am new to this forum. I have found 2004 330CI manual Convertible with 72K miles. No accidents or damage on CarFax. Regular oil changes completed... Here are the things that have been done to it in terms of maintenance in last 23k miles: Oxygen Sensor Battery Thermostat and Outlet...
  16. WTB : 330Ci/325Ci

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    Year span: Any Mileage span: <200k Color(s): Any Transmission: MY Modification status (stock, light mods, heavy mods): stock/light mods Price range: <$5000
  17. 02 Pilot Mod by default / preinstalled from factory? 05/2001 330xi auto

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, new member here! I recently bought an automatic 330xi from a friend 180k km, he changed the whole cooling system; the system was exploding because over-pressure, resulted to be a head gasket that previous owner didn't told but admitted she knew. He sold it to me for 1500€ and I...
  18. FS: Valeo Single Mass Flywheel from 835101

    Engine & Performance
    For sale is a used single mass flywheel from Valeo’s 835101 single mass conversion kit for M54B30/6-speed cars. I pulled this from a 6-speed 330xi but then decided to go a different route for my car. This flywheel can be cheaply resurfaced and then paired with Valeo’s 828501 service kit...
  19. 2002 e46 330ci | Stiff Clutch

    General E46 Forum
    Hey what’s up guys, I’m new to the e46 community and hope you awesome people can help me out! I have a 330ci that was not going into gear and the clutch felt very soft during idle. I eventually turned on the car while in 1st gear and somehow got it into 3rd gear skipping 2nd on the freeway to...
  20. Looking for 330 zhp, 6mt coupe

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    Any price, <100k miles. Located in boston but willing to pay shipping costs