- 2005 BMW 330i
- 149K Miles
- Options and Packages below
- Owner for 10.5 years
- Maintenance records below
- Houston, Texas Location 77479
- Yes will ship at buyer expense
- Asking $9,500
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This 330i has 149k miles on it. I purchased it 10 years ago with 62k miles. Clean title, no accidents, always garaged and not abused/beaten. I have taken care and serviced this car religiously inside and out. I also kept it as stock and original as possible with some oem upgrades.
Come with Sports Package and M Aerodynamics Package from the factory. This car was made 01/2005 which was the last month of production for E46 Sedan in Germany.
Oil is changed every 5k miles full synthetic Castrol with oem filter. Premium fuel always used. I routinely flushed and refilled brake, power steering fluid and coolant. Engine and transmission are in great condition, responsive, fast and smooth. No leaks at all. The front and rear suspension has less than 5k miles on it (details below).
natural brown interior
M aerodynamics body package
Harman Kardon sound system
Rear Fog Light – very rare! Probably the only or one of the few American E46 with rear fog light. I got the switch overseas and programmed it (wasn’t easy). Only European models came with rear fog light.
Homelink garage door opener on headliner
Rear view mirror with auto dimming, compass and additional Homelink transmitter
Mechanical fan replaced with Electric fan
Amber taillights and front signal lights replaced with clear lights from Germany
In addition to the rear fog light, I also programmed the following options that were typically found on European models:
Double flash hazards
Adaptive Brake Lights
Speedometer Real Speed (stock is +5.7%)
Front corner marker lights delete
Front fog lights with high beams activated
Follow me home lights activation
Speed limiter removed
MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE
I did everything possible to stay ahead of maintenance and fix issues, leaks, problems before they began. All work was done by me unless otherwise noted.
Passenger window regulator, AC evaporator, CCV system, pulleys, radiator expansion tank, front/rear brakes and regular oil changes.
100K – 130k
Valve Cover Gasket
Oil filter housing Gasket
Vanos seals replaced
Vanos oil line
All radiator and coolant hoses replaced
Power steering reservoir and all hoses replaced
Power steering pump lines replaced
Fuel pump replaced
Fuel filter replaced
Transmission fluid flushed and filled by Motorwerks in Houston
Rear Brake Discs and Pads
Front Brake Discs and Pads. Valve Cover Gasket replaced, spark plugs replaced.
Front and Rear Hankook Ventus S1 Noble Tires
Power steering rack and pinion replaced
Lower control arms and bushings
Front and rear struts and shocks, all Bilstein
Front and rear sway bar bushings
Front and rear sway bar links
Rear trailing arm bushings
Suspension all around is literally brand new with only OEM parts.
CCV System replaced
Engine mounts, rear control arms.
The body and paint on this car is an amazing shape considering the age. No dents or major imperfections. There are scratches, scuffs and small imperfections. The hood, roof and trunk can use some elbow grease to bring back its shine and buff out the look. I would give the hood 7/10, roof 7/10 and truck 6/10.
Overall for the age the whole body is 8/10.
The interior is close to excellent condition. I had the headliner fixed as they always come apart on these cards. Front pillars are new, rear pillars are original but some clips broken. Door panels, dash and bezels are all in excellent condition. Sunglasses compartment, cup holder, coin holder, sun visors and mats are new.
The rear seats are in excellent condition. The front seats are great for their age, with the passenger seat getting a 8/10 and the driver seat 5/10.
The steering wheel stitching is coming apart so that will need to be redone at some point if it bothers you.
There is a dash cam that comes with the car. There is a rock crack in the middle of the windshield and about a 5-inch crack on the passenger side that has not expanded in 10 years.
Some curb rash and scratches on all wheels. Overall 6/10 for their age.
There are very little issues with this car. If you are familiar with the E46 platform these shouldn’t be a big problem.
The trunk lights are not working. I have done a lot of troubleshooting and replacing of parts but the lights will not activate. Checked all the wiring and there is not short.
The radio sometimes flashes BMW assist message but goes away. This is tied somehow to the Bluetooth installed (oem).
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