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  1. E46 General
    I have a 2006 330CI ZHP with a 6 speed and I keep hearing this annoying tinny sorta metal scratchy noise coming from the car. My clutch isn't worn out or slipping. It catches just fine and doesn't give me any issues. I can't pinpoint where the sound is coming from since it only happens when I'm...
  2. E46 General
    I have a manual transmission (124k miles). Due to Covid I had to isolate for 10 days and today was the first time I moved the car. Car started up just fine put it in gear 1 and when I was moving off it made a weird grinding sound. It only happens the 1st time and never again. I know my clutch is...
  3. E46 General
    05 330xi Hello sorry if this has already been asked. I looked at a few topics but I'm not sure which part to replace first, I ran the INPA test and the fan powers on fine but not at startup like it's supposed to and at idle it overheats after like 15 minutes or so. The thermostat seems to work...
  4. E46 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...
  5. E46 Introductions
    Hello, I'm Alex. I have a 2000 323CI with the 5 speed that I picked up from a buddy. I got it as a project car that I plan on having fun with and maybe doing the 24 hours of Lemons with in a year or so. I'll try and post updates as I go and I'll definitely be asking for help since this is my...
  6. E46 General
    Hello, and thank you for welcoming me into this community. Before you ask, yes I looked through the forums and tried to find the answers for this problem. So let's get into it. I have a 2000 323CI manual and I'm having an issue with the speedo not working. It also has 5 codes. P0500, P1510...
  7. E46 General
    Preface Overall, this is just a long writeup of my personal experience 6 speed swapping my 2004 330xi. This won't cover anything about the ‘how to’ as there are very good write ups by other users on this forum and others. However, If anyone is going through the swap now or just has questions...
  8. E46 General
    Hello everyone, I have a slight problem..... Currently my BMW 325ci has a lot of slop sideways in gears 1-4. Gear 5 and reverse don't seem to have this issue as much probably because they are used less? There is a slight up and down movement as well. I have been doing some research and I...
  9. Australia
    Hi guys, I am currently in the market for e46 m3 coupe (with manual gearbox), and at the moment i am not having much luck. Can anyone suggest where to look, besides the obvious "carsales.com". Or is anyone interested in selling their car? I am located in Sydney, and will consider cars...
  10. E46 General
    Hi All, Wondering if anyone has knowledge on interchange issues with Getrag gearboxes between E46 models. My 323i is in the shop with a trans specialist due to jumping out of 1st gear on takeoff. Box has now been pulled & dismantled, and I have been advised is not economic to repair due to...
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