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Old 09-05-2011, 02:45 AM   #100
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Originally Posted by blarf View Post
And the wiring has been problematic for most of the life of the E46 and BMW knows this and already has an updated part for the facelift cars. As far as the pre-facelift cars I know my 323 has wrecked a few bulb carriers already…

It's one of those things, they tried too hard to cheapen their cars and ended up with the E36. Sure, the E46 is better built in a number of ways, but there was still some wacky cost cutting going on.
yep, weak upper strut towers, weak rear subframe...
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