E46 M3 Buyers Guide

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  1. 6 Feb 2017 at 5:26 PM #81
    v8rumbler

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    good writeup
     
  2. 27 Mar 2017 at 1:05 PM #82
    Tod57

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    Found this really helpful!
     
  3. 28 Mar 2017 at 9:22 AM #83
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    Just the job..

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    I'm a new guy!!
    Everything I need to know for now about my first E46 M3 purchase. CHEERS
     
  4. 3 Oct 2017 at 9:44 PM #84
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    BMW M3 E46 *CHANGES* 2001-2006 EURO

    Mar-01
    • E46 Introduced to the UK
    • Brushed Titanium replaced by Titan Shadow
    • Business Radio with MD added (Europe)
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    Jun-01
    • SMG-II Option Added (Europe)
    • 19” Wheels Made Available (Europe)
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    Jul-01
    • 19” Wheels made available (UK)
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    September 2001 (Model Year 2002)
    • SMG-II Option Added (UK Only)
    • Seat Width Adjustment Made Standard (UK Spec)
    • SatNav Screen replaced with Wide Screen Model
    • Auto-On Lights Added as Standard (UK)
    • Individual Options permitted (UK)
    • Standard Xenon lights upgraded to Bi-Xenon
    • Black Gloss Interior trim discontinued (Replaced by Titanium shadow)
    • Minidisc Option Added (UK)
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    Oct-01
    • SMG Paddles Changed (Size & Colour of + and -)
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    Jan-02
    • Minidisc / CD option combined with Nav/TV made possible.
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    February 2002 Changes
    • M Racing Strut added to Coupe & Cab
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    March 2002 Changes
    • Brushed Aluminium Interior Trim Added.
    • M Rear Wing Spoiler option added (As on 330Ci Clubsport)
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    September 02 (Model year 2003)
    • Cab Central Brake light made clear
    • SatNav Control unit upgraded to DVD player.
    • Bluetooth Phone Kit added.
    • Interior buttons changed from printed to embossing.
    • AUX Connections added to TV Unit
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    April 2003 Changes
    • New LED Rear Lights Added
    • Silver Grey Paint Added
    • Mystic Blue Paint Added
    • Steel Grey Discontinued
    • Topaz Blue Discontinued
    • SMG Logo removed
    • Cabs now get "convenience opening"
    • Climate Control Buttons changed
    • Brushed Aluminium Interior trim added (UK)
    • Boot lid handle changed
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    September 2003 (Model year 2004)
    • SatNav CD replaced with DVD including TMC
    • Le Mans blue added to Individual range of colours (UK)
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    September 2004 (Model year 2005)
    • TV Module upgraded to digital
    • Business CD Head Unit upgraded to play MP3
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    September 2004 (Model year 2005)
    • M3 CS Model Added (Europe)
    • Interlagos Blue Paint Added
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    April 2005 Changes
    • Phoenix Yellow dropped
    • Laguna Seca Blue dropped
    • M3 CS model introduced (UK)
    • Interlagos Blue Paint Added (UK)
    • 3rd Point seat belt and headrest added
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    September 2005 (Model year 2006)
    • CD Changer upgraded to play MP3
     
  5. 3 Oct 2017 at 9:46 PM #85
    sebbe76

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  6. 3 Oct 2017 at 9:57 PM #86
    sebbe76

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    Mine has VIN: EX14800 ,last manufactured is EX14845
    Prod.date 2006-05-13
    EZ: 2006-05-31

    ***From BMW Individual-catalogue 2006 BMW Individual paintwork in Moonstone metallic achieves light refraction surpassed only by diamonds. It lends the colour a cool, bluish-silver shimmer that can change all the way into a warm yellow-gold. ***

    https://www.garaget.org/?car=250304&image=2439986

    Individual !! The only convertible made/manufactured in this colour !! * 0490 Color * Paintwork "moon stone-metallic / Mondstein with" (code S37) ** One of 2 E46 M3 EURO models in Mondstein!
    * 1st Coupe,
    * 1st Convertible !!! MINE :) :)
     
  7. 5 Nov 2017 at 8:48 PM #87
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    Iam looking for a nice m3 e46.. anyone selling one? Or know of any?
     
  8. 19 Aug 2018 at 8:54 AM #88
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    Brilliant thread, this will be very useful whilst trying to find my first M3 :)
     

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