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Old 06-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #1
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Question bmw 330 made in china

I have 330 that most to all parts have' made in china' sticker on it . The 3serise Is poorly made car , with plastic rads , bad water pumps , bad electical, rear frame blown outs. Ect Ect Ect.. the list never ends. I also drive a Nice 540 that Is well built monster , made in germany , why did bmw make the 3 s in china for.

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Old 06-09-2012, 03:46 PM   #2
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They didn't...your car is full of aftermarket junk.
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #3
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They didn't...your car is full of aftermarket junk.
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:25 PM   #4
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
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I think one year they sent them over to get built there. In china.
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Old 06-09-2012, 05:53 PM   #6
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Good thing I sold my E46
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Old 06-09-2012, 10:39 PM   #7
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actually the e46 is probably the best car they built since the e30 and would rank it in the same class as far as technology and reliability matched in one. This coming from an bmw tech in a dealership environment who's got 18 years experience. the newer cars are garbage and quite frankly an embarrassment to bmw. Here is an interesting piece of info.
since bmw hit the NA market in the early 80s this is the first year that dealerships made employees sign statements of nondisclosure about the product. they are NOT allowed to discuss the product outside of the dealership environment with ANYONE.

gee, I wonder why??? :-)
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Old 06-09-2012, 10:48 PM   #8
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So what you are saying is the the newer bmws are made in china not the e46s ,fair enough . Mabe mine was built that year they were made in china.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:34 PM   #9
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The 11th digit of the VIN indicates the plant where your car has been built

A Munich, Germany
B Dingolfing, Germany
C Dingolfing, Germany
D Dingolfing, Germany
E Regensburg, Germany
F Munich, Germany
G Munich, Germany
J Regensburg, Germany
K Munich, Germany
L Spartanburg, South Carolina
N Pretoria, South Africa
P Regensburg, Germany
V Leipzig/Hall


No E46 was made in china. The problem is the cheapness of your previous owner.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:04 AM   #10
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Z china
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:51 PM   #11
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Then you have a limited edition.. should be worth more
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:54 PM   #12
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Yes you might be right.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:50 PM   #13
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Your sig says 325, your thread title says 330, and your "rides" under your profile says your E46 had a skull contusion or a notable move to seize power.

Which is it?
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:57 PM   #14
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Shhh! It's common knowledge that newer is always better.
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:59 AM   #15
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Your sig says 325, your thread title says 330, and your "rides" under your profile says your E46 had a skull contusion or a notable move to seize power.

Which is it?
Hi , i have a e46 325 with 330 motor in it . Another thing i replaced on the bmw . And i pen e39 540.
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