BMW E46 Fanatics Forum banner

new car

  1. E46 as a first car?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all, i am currently 15 years old and can get my learners in 8 months, i have always dreamed of owning a E46 before i was 16. Now before people tell me they are high maintenance i do understand but i also have a lot of experience with them as i have done multiple repairs on my parents 325i and...
  2. E46 vs. E90 vs. F30 - What would you like to know? Q&A

    General E46 Forum
    Hi Guys! I'm sadly selling my E46 325i as I bought a new F30 328i (However another E46 will be on its way!). When I purchased my F30 I thought it would be the same as my E46, how ever the experience could not be more night and day. I am also lucky enough to drive an E90 328i for the month as...
  3. Buyers advice

    General E46 Forum
    I'm working now and I'm about to buy my first car, which is also gonna be my dream car. :woot::woot: i'm trying to figure some things out so i got questions that i need answers to.. first of aalll i read online that if i want to ugrade the suspension and lower the car, i need to put in strut...
  4. New member,need your opinions and help.

    General E46 Forum
    Hello people!(a lil bit about myself) I am currently 17 years old turning 18 this November. Ive been working and saving money for three consecutive summers and i finally saved enough $ to buy my second car in cash.Im planning to buy a 2002 330i coupe by the end of this month(july) or early of...
  5. Just Bought My Dream Car...

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I just bought myself a 2006 M3 ZCP. The car is black on black, and in decent condition. I need some help on what I should do. So first off, I want to get the wheels curb rash repaired on all 4 wheels. When I purchased the car the Radiator light is on and I plan on getting that check out...
  6. e46 Written off, Need help with new car choice - 1 Series?

    General BMW Model Discussion
    My e46 was written off last week and I need a new car :( I'm trying to get something that's a little smaller and more fuel efficient and was looking at the 1 series in 118i or 120i, around 05-07 and the MY07 update. One of my mechanic friends tells me that these 1 series are shocking and will...
  7. Purchased a car! 2001 330i Convertible!

    General E46 Forum
    On Wednesday of last week, I picked up a convertible 330i with 145k. It was previously owned by a guy that owns a BMW/Mercedes mechanic shop. When I saw his fleet of men attending to a C63AMG, the trust started there. New top, new transmission, great tread on tires. Runs extremely well, I...
  8. HELP! BMW 325i not starting

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all! I'm very VERY new to this so bear with me! :) I just purchased a 2001 BMW 325i. The car sat in the drive for a little while while I worked out insurance (this is my first car). It wouldn't start, but I had a friend charge me up and jump the car. It worked and I drove it for a little...
  9. just bought at topaz blue 330ci!!

    General E46 Forum
    so ive been looking fir a e46 for a while and just finally bought one yesterday. i am from Michigan and drove down 5 hours to Ohio to check this car out. fell in love with it instantly. Its not perfect, has a few minor scratches and rock chips here and there but for a 12 year old car its not bad...
  10. Merry Christmas, self! New car! 2002 M3!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys! This BMW things is a disease... one I'm happy to have. Symptoms got worse this week, since I new have three BMW's. BUT still, exciting week! I purchased a 2002 Carbon Black Metallic M3! Having never really "driven" an E46 M3 before, I have to say it truly took my breath away. Hard...
  11. My 1st bmw!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I recently purchased my 1st BMW, a 2004 330ci with the sports package and premium sound in 6speed manual transmission. I absolutely love the car! I previously had a 86 porsche 944 turbo which i was in love with as well but some douche ran a stop sign and totaled it unfortunately...
  12. New car 330xi or 330i or M3 or mini cooper

    General E46 Forum
    Have 325i doing coolant system overhaul but have been thinking of getting another car. Mini would be good for fuel mpg. M3 would be awsome for sports car performance and handling but insurance would cost more. Then another option would be 330i or xi the xi would be good for handling but harder...
  13. Might be returning my car to the dealer because the previous owner was a dealer....

    General E46 Forum
    so I'm in the middle of changing out my LEDs in all the lights in the car, took the panel down with the sun roof switches in it, Undisclosed paraphernalia fell from the head liner. Now in a big dispute with the dealer, who might buy back the car or trade for a different one. I'm mad about the...
  14. Where should I start?

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all I'm new to the e46 Fanatics site but I have already learned quite a bit in the few weeks that I've spent reading threads. Ive been driving a 2003 M3 SMG for about 2 years now and although Ive had some trouble - including the infamous no-crank no-start situation - I absolutely love my...
  15. smoked clear corners and tint ?'s

    Lighting Forum
    Hey everyone I got my first bimmer a 04 325 ci last week and looking to do some angel eyes and clear corners and get it tinted so I have a couple questions - do all the angel eyes ccfm fade when lock/unlocking car - are the smoked cc, and tails illegal in Cali - do I need to bake my headlights...
  16. Getting a NEW car!!!

    General BMW Model Discussion
    wrong section... MOD PLEASE DELETE
Top