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  1. E46 coolant light problem! Please help.

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all. i am hoping to pick your brains if I may. i have the dreaded coolant light coming on in my 2004 E46 318i n42 touring. i have replaced the radiator, upper hose, lower hose, expansion tank, auto gearbox thermostat, coolant level sensor, thermostat hose and have used the correct bmw coolant...
  2. Grey 2004 325CI M-Sport for Sale in Essex

    Hey guys, I'm being forced to sell my E46 325CI, cuz I need to replace it with a diesel :) Not as fun as the petrol, I know, but I can't not have an E46!! It's in great shape - needs a couple touch ups like a new BMW badge & side mirror fuse which is nothing. The car does need a front...
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  4. E46 doors won’t lock with key or remote

    General E46 Forum
    Advice please! So the key doesn’t work anymore can’t lock the doors manually, the remote didn’t work when i bought the car. One time i got inside my locked car which didn’t open anymore by key-going in through trunk and then opened all doors with central lock button.. Now even the trunk lock...
  5. E46 Style 73 17x7 ET 47 Set of 4 $400

    Wheels and Tires
    Full set of 4 style 73 rims, 17x7 ET 47, pulled from my 2005 330xi. All 4 have tires, 2 tires are decent and the other 2 are on their way out. Minor curb rash on all 4, price reflects the condition of the rims. No bends or cracks, full set is ready to go. Price is negotiable, may be able to...
  6. E46 - Smoke > P0335 Code

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I was just driving to the store today and noticed some smoke coming from the engine bay, pulled over and traced it to under the intake manifold area. I figured just some oil leak from the valve cover gasket and didnt think too much of it. After coming out of the store, the car was...
  7. 2001 330ci harman kardon amp

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 330ci with harman kardon speakers and the subs and amp is one piece attached to the top of the trunk. A while ago my subs went out and I did some research and found that from all the rattling the coil could be broken so I took the amp apart and the coil looks fine, its connected...
  8. 2002 M3 Dinan 6 Speed Coupe

    Complete Cars - Private
    Hi everyone, long time lurker. I am very sad to be going through the process of selling my E46, it has been an incredible journey and I am without a doubt going to return to the platform once in a better position. As I am wrapping up my university studies, I have to let go of the car. I've put...
  9. Just bought E46 318i, lots of problems. Help!

    General E46 Forum
    So I just bought 99' 318i with 222k on the clock. The overall look of the car seems very good. Interior is a bit dirty and near tires I can see that there was rust which was fixed with some kind of rust paste repair kit. Now this is my second car and Im not a car guy at all so I just blindly...
  10. Buying an e46 323ci

    General E46 Forum
    Hello I am new to this forum but recently I found an E46 323ci and I would like to buy it. BMW rad 3 Coupé 323 Ci (E46) Here is the link but since I am from Slovakia it is obviously in Slovak language. It has 200 000 miles. And anything that you need to know I can translate. It looks fine to me...
  11. E46 325i Auto to Getrag 250 Manual Swap

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    So, I’m doing a transmission swap and I understand that there is a lot of information about people doing already. I’ve done two months worth of research and I couldn’t find the answers I need. I have mechanical experience so I have no problem with the work I just don’t want to spend $1500 plus...
  12. 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...
  13. FS: 2005 BMW M3 (6MT) in Tri-State Area

    Complete Cars - Private
    Unfortunately, I think it is time to maybe let go of my M3. The time I have been putting into the start of my career has led to less time for the M3. I am in no rush to sell. I am looking to sell for the right price and to the right future owner. I bought the car about two and a half years ago...
  14. 2000 E46 318i

    2000 E46 318i

  15. E46 2002 330CI spark, cranking, no start

    General E46 Forum
    Bought a 2002 330CI that started but didn't run. It was previously broken into from the trunk, and it only has one key. It had a known low oil pressure issue when I bought it. 1. Dropped the oil pan and sure enough the oil pump nut was backed off, I tack welded it back on. Checked one...
  16. 500bhp s54 e46 m3 build help

    ///M3 Forum
    Hi guys just purchased a manual 2001 e46 m3 as a fun car and looking to make around 500bhp, can anyone help me with what i will need looking to go forced induction turbo preferred. Many Thanks :)
  17. 328ci fitment

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    Hey everyone! I was looking at getting some Rotiform RSE’s and was wondering if i could pull off a 17x8 +35 or a 17x9 +40? Which one would be better fitting? I’m looking to be as flush as possible without modifying fenders. Also would 245/40/17s fit? Ideally looking at running the meatiest tires...
  18. FS: 2004 325ci SMG/SSG transmission convertible w hardtop

    Complete Cars - Private
    Selling my 325ci convertible because i am moving to college. it is a dark navy blue and has a matching soft top as well as a hardtop that i will include with it. It has a grey leather interior and a automatic/manual smg transmission. about 114000 miles on the car and has been smogged and is...
  19. 2000 BMW 323iT

    2000 BMW 323iT

  20. Style 37 M Parallels on E46

    Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, I have been researching this topic on various forums and I find myself confused. I understand that the M Parallel rims were not intended to be on a 3 series, let alone a non M 3 series. I also understand that the offsets on these rims are an incorrect fitment for this car, plus I...