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Ropes   

Hi guys and girls, 

I'm Sam (I see theres at least one other Sam here so Ropes is fine.) I'm 28, live in Swansea and work as a fork lift engineer. 

I am a new E46 owner reacently picking up a bargain 53 plate 320d saloon with the msport package. I already love her to bits and she is 100% standard (for now.) 

The car suffers from a touch of rust on a couple of arches and a slightly buckled bonnet. but yet to get it on a ramp and give it a real good check over. 

Heres some pictures let me know I don't think she looks bad for 600 quid.

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ChrisK   

HI everyone just found and joined the site. My name in Chris im 36 and currently live in north Wales

Ive had a few bm's in the past but bought an e46 320 m sport around 18 months ago and want to get more involved in shows & events as well as get some ideas on some modifications :)

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Simon b   

Hi all, just joined the forum.

 

I'm Simon, a hgv mechanic in Buckinghamshire.

Currently have a v8 e30 and a Merc w124 superturbo, looking to get a e46 coupe as my next project. :D

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330ci-TC   

Hi

After 27 years driving ( and re-building) nothing but Mk2 Golfs I've got myself a manual Silver Grey 330ci M Sport coupe . 108k 05 plate with alu cube, black leather heated seats, factory satnav,  non-working headlamp washers, some sort of neolithic mobile phone interface and worn bolsters and rear arches starting to bubble.  Goodish service history ( Wooburn Green area) and oil filter housing seal and cam cover gaskets allegedly replaced but dont know if ccv, DISA, Vanos seals, expansion tank, water pump, intake boots or control arms have been done yet or not. From lurking on here and other forums I guess I'm going to hit some/all  of these issues - have I missed any ? Also any suggestions for for sensibly priced maintenance manuals, code readers or specialists in Bristol area ?  Cheers

Trevor

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rasa   

id get the rust sorted if planning on keeping it,,will have to cut it out though,,there are some sellers of rear arch metal..ive looked at them but the car is just not worth the outlay now,,had it 5 years and owes me nowt,,done close to 60k miles and it still drives great,,only wear and tear items..although mines a 330d and not petrol,,good luck with it,still one of the best looking cars on the road,,i also own an e90 330d but the e46 still wins on the looks and handling,,bith cars are mapped and fun in different ways,,always liked the golf in mk1 and mk2 guises,,after that they went down hill in my eyes.. 

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Plynchy   

Evening all.

Just picked up a '05 2 owner 70k miles 325i Touring for a (hopefully) reliable runabout to replace my Mini Cooper, far too small for the kids/dog.

Been browsing for some ideas for replacing the front bushes so thought I'd sign up.

Owned a 46 M3 in the past, lovely thing. The touring needs a fair bit of TLC but won't take too much to sort. Engine is sweet as a nut. 

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Hi guys, 

I’m H, 22 years old and I currently own a 2003 e46 320ci 2.2 based in north london. This is my first bmw. 

I’m looking to do some modifications but not to sure where to start as I know its only a baby, any suggestions would be highly appreciated.

here is a picture of my baby. 

Thank you 

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Hi all! I am a new one here. My name is Daniel. I live in London. I study at the unviversity and work at the the same time for edubirdie website as a freelance writer. I cover different topics about education. I joined this forum because I want to buy BMW E46 but don't know where to buy and how much I should pay for this car. Hope you guys will help. Thanks! Have a great weekend!

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Jetech   

Hello, I have just bought my first BMW, a 2003 325i touring. Hopefully I will be collecting it on Tuesday. Just sat here worrying about all the things that I probably missed when looking the car over!:unsure:

I will be maintaining the car myself, so will probably become a familiar face around here.

Simon.

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solpap   

Hello everyone, I am Solomon and I have my car since 2010. It’s a 2004 318ci convertible and I still love it! I am based in Luton. 

I am looking forward to joining your community. 

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Hi Everyone,

I am David, 32 years old based in Oxford.

I have an 03 E46 325i Saloon, had it for just over a month and it is the first car I have owned for fun instead of just commuting.

Had the wheels re-furbed, windows tinted, installed new cd player with fascia kit, new muffler 3" rolled pipes.

Still needs some TLC: Drivers seat needs a tear repairing and some rust inside both rear wheel arches.

Look forward to gaining some knowledge and picking up pointers from everyone's experience here :)

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pipes   

Hello!

Myself and a mate have bought a low mileage (56k) 325ci from an elderly neighbour that is in amazing condition, we're hoping to use it for occasional track days and the odd trip to the Nurbergring but I think we both love it so much we're not sure we can bring ourselves to thrash it round the track!

 

Already have a few technical questions which I'll (hopefully) post in the right forum!

 

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