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  1. Should I buy a 2004 325i?

    General E46 Forum
    I am thinking about buying a 2004 325i. I have never owned a BMW before; so I thought I would ask here about the known issues and maintenance costs of this type of vehicle. I read the sticky for the 10 most common repairs. I am very mechanically inclined and have lots of tools. I drive...
  2. Possible new purchase?

    E46 Xi Forum
    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...
  3. Thoughts/advice on a 2002 325cic purchase?

    General E46 Forum
    It'd be a first BMW for us, we have owned two VWs over the years but my wife would like something a little more fun to drive when the weather gets warm--convertible is required. It would be strictly a luxury item, so we aren't budgeting for it as if it were a daily commuter (love our tdi for...
  4. Why would I want a 3 series vert over a 1 series

    General E46 Forum
    I was getting a bit of cabin fever this afternoon so I went out looking at convertibles. This whole time I had been thinking that the only 4 seat convertible BMW offered was the 3 series. While I was looking around I noticed the 1 series convertible. Now I know this is an e46 forum so the...