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  1. E46 General
    Hey all, my first post of hopefully many on this forum so thanks for your time! Has anyone ever an had issue with their 2003 BMW's idling? To explain: there only seems to be a problem when it starts up & while idling. I'll crank it up and it'll chug a bit trying to get to idle rpm. Sometimes...
  2. E46 Introductions
    Last week I purchased a 1999 328i. Today I try to figure out what my options are as I have a horrible case of subframe mounting fractures. When I test drove the car it honestly drove good but just had a clunk coming from the rear, I haggled the price down quite a bit and decided to gamble on it...
  3. E46 General
    Hello all, been doing loads of research on multiple cars and deciding to buy an E46. The cars purpose will be daily driving (about 8 miles daily) and occasional road racing. I will be looking at two cars next week one is a 200k mile, manual, 328i that includes service records from "mainly BMW...
  4. E46 M3
    I'm so happy to finally have my dream car. It's a 2003 6-speed with 134k on it for about $16k. I'm excited to be a part of this community and I hope you guys can help me order my list and fill things in where you think they're needed. The car seems like it was taken care of. I can tell by the...
  5. E46 General
    Hi everyone I recently bought a 99’ 323i and have been struggling to figure out what the problem is for 2 weeks now. So I decided to turn to this site in search of help. My problem as of now is that the starter won’t turn. I recently replaced the starter and alternator due to damage to these...
  6. E46 General
    Hello E46 Fantatics! I’ve been a lurker on this forum for well over a year now, and I wanted to take a few moments to express my deepest thanks to this community and all of the people that contribute to it. You’ve all been an amazing help to me in this journey into BMW appreciation. Big thank...
  7. E46 Introductions
    Howdy, I’m currently the new owner of a used, 5-speed 2000 E46 323i. I just had a new owner inspection from my mechanic (I know basic maintenance but down own many toolsor have much knowledge to be a gear head). I had the oil and filter changed and am currently waiting on an order of genuine...
  8. E46 General
    I just bought my first BMW, a 2005 325i black interior & exterior, and am very excited but have a few questions. The car has 125k miles; what maintenance normally needs to be done near that mark? All fluids are good and it currently has no leaks and is very clean (the car has been very well...
  9. E46 General
    Hello all, been lurking these threads for many months. The time has come to finally rest my 2001 Camry with 310,000 original miles LOL. I've come across a very pristine 2004 325ci 5-spd, black on beige, with only 85,xxx miles on it. Cosmetically, it looks brand spankin new. No dings or dents...
  10. E46 XI
    Hi everyone, I'm new here, never owned a BMW but did drive a 2001 320i for about 6 months while I was on an internship in South Africa. Anyway, I have a 1990 Nissan 300zx that I'm currently selling and someone offered to trade me their 2001 330xi. Now I know very little about BMW's, aside...
  11. E46 General
    Hey, I am new to this forum and am about to buy my first BMW. I found a 2005 330CI with 70k miles in gray with black interior and aluminum trim for $14k. Features: - 17 inch rims - Premium package - 6 sp manual The car is pretty clean inside and out. No accidents, body work, etc. I am buying...
  12. E46 M3
    Hey guys, I finally bought an M. I am only 20, I have been deployed since January, and when I was on leave (last week), I bought my dream car: E46 M3. Here's a little bit about her: 2001 BMW M3 Coupe 88300 miles Silver on black 18's 6MT She's 100% stock EXCEPT for Michelin Pilot Sport A/S...
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