Thinking about buying an E46? Want to know what you're getting into?
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Answers to frequently answered questions
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General Information
How to search


Online manuals

E46 Tricks and secrets

ZHP Information

Is premium gas necessary?

OEM Wheel style guide

Tire pressure guide

BMW part number and retail price guide

Modification Guide
Clear corners guide

Suspension guide

Differential/LSD guide

ebay headers guide

E46 wheel/tire guide

E46 aftermarket exhaust guide

Problems, Trouble Shooting
E46 Fault Codes

What might go wrong: important pre-purchase information

Subframe failure

Strut brace failure

Expantion tank failure

Oil consumption

Crayon smell in trunk

All tutorials can now be found in the DIY section

E46 DIY List

75,000 Mile check list

Auto to manual swap tutorial

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