Philboski/Chromius: I'm right there with you guys! I spent over 2 grand replacing every damn piece of that crap cooling system. If you happen to take the 417W to work, and you saw a riced-out E46 sedan pulled over with 4-ways flashing, waiting for a flatbed tow on Monday morning, that was me. :
Gotta love it. I'm doing 130KM/h, and look down to see my engine temp FIRMLY in the RED ZONE. F**k me, that was a nice surprise. Coldest day of the year and my car overheats. Oh the irony.