Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > maXimum Tech > 3 Series > E46 (1998 - 2005)
User Name

Welcome to!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-13-2012, 04:33 PM   #16
T.O. Realtor
1st Gear Newbie
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 3

Good input everybody. Thank you very much! Now I just need to sell my car so I can make this happen!
T.O. Realtor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 08:53 AM   #17
1st Gear Newbie
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Mississauga
Posts: 28
I just bought my e46 330ci a week and a half ago, had lots of issues, but, I got the parts and did all the work myself with a buddy's help, if you have patience and with the help of the board members it was not hard at all,

Mine came with Sports and Premium pkg, leather seats could be cleaner but will work on that.

best thing is, go drive a 325 and then a 330, you'll make your own mind up.
2001 E46 BMW 330ci
BadBoyE39 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2012, 06:43 PM   #18
2nd Gear Member
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 222
Originally Posted by T.O. Realtor View Post
Hey guys,

I'm about to go shopping for a used 3 series and I'm trying to decide which model to go after but I don't know the main differences, aside from the engine.

Are there any years to avoid between 99-05? I have a friend who is a wholesaler going to auctions for me over the next few days so I want to be as specific as possible.

Thanks and I hope to be part of the family soon!

Scott, I would honestly go for 2004 and up... 01 and 02 had some substantial extra issues that were stopped in the later 2003...but get the 2004 to be sure ha

ST coils/Scorza
Blackm3 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2018