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Old 04-07-2012, 04:28 AM   #1
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Planning to buy E46

Hey guys,
Im planning to get myself a E46 coup because i just love the car and everything about it. I was just wondering, hows the reliability and maintenance on it, and things i should watch out for. Other suggestions and comments are appreciated as well.
Thanks.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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Its great.

Buy the car...post some pics...live your life

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Old 04-07-2012, 05:11 PM   #3
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Hey guys,
Im planning to get myself a E46 coup because i just love the car and everything about it. I was just wondering, hows the reliability and maintenance on it, and things i should watch out for. Other suggestions and comments are appreciated as well.
Thanks.
No problem buy it,, watch out for pot holes...
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:57 AM   #4
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Check out the E46 section. I just posted the same thing...the one I was looking at turned out to be a dud (lack of regular oil changes and that's as far as I went).
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:49 PM   #5
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If your going to buy one, buy one off here from a trusted member. Price will be higher then the junk off kijiji, however it will be cheaper in the long run. A 2000 in well maintaned condition is still worth 12-13k any cheaper then 9k it's junk. But yea a well maintaned BMW will have all the records/receipts. So just look for rust, and drive it around the block. They are solid cars otherwise.
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:22 PM   #6
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Had my 01 for 10 yrs now and it has been my most reliable car so far.
Weakest point is suspension bushings but if you want the tight handling it's a small price to pay. Avoid any pre 2001 models ( not to offend anyone but those years seem to be more rust prone)
Make sure it's been properly maintained with service records
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:56 PM   #7
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Buy mine! Lol. J/k.. kind of...
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