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Old 09-15-2011, 10:04 AM   #681
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You know youre a fanatic when you take apart youre entire Interior dash , carpets , seats , cluster , pillars a day before bimmerfest and you spend all night getting her nice and clean and re asembling her back to her state of mind , with no more then 2 hrs of sleep prior to a full day of work!
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:38 AM   #682
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You know youre a fanatic when you take apart youre entire Interior dash , carpets , seats , cluster , pillars a day before bimmerfest and you spend all night getting her nice and clean and re asembling her back to her state of mind , with no more then 2 hrs of sleep prior to a full day of work!


I thought I was good, washing and waxing once a week, vacuuming regularly, and conditioning the leather every so often.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:06 AM   #683
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I thought I was good, washing and waxing once a week, vacuuming regularly, and conditioning the leather every so often.
Imagine 30 deg celcius which would be about 80-90 f In a garage with no ac and a 2-4 of Molson Canadian... priceless.
ps..Pizza hut late night delv to fuel me up
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Old 09-20-2011, 07:55 PM   #684
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:06 AM   #685
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:28 AM   #686
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(There has probably been a thread about this in the past but thought I would take a shot at refreshing it. Here's my start

You know you're an E46 fanatic when:

You go the the BMW dealership and ask if they still have any leftover E46 shirts in the back stockroom rather than the E90 shirts on the rack.

You carry around a tube of CrazyGlue just in case your window trim decides to cut loose just before you pick up your date or a client (which is usually when it happens)

People ask you what kind of car you have and you say "An E46" rather than saying BMW 325, 330, etc., and then just stand there with a smug look on your face as they stare back with a puzzled look on theirs.

You actually know all the offset, wheel width and tire combinations for your car.

If you have to take your car to a garage and they take off the wheels, as they are getting ready to re-install them, you whip out a torque wrench preset to 87 lb/ft from your back pocket and say "I'll take it from here."

You don't like to drive a Lexus because there is not enough wind noise from the driver's side window.

You actually know where the battery is.

When you park your car in a parking lot, you park it away from everyone else and, as you walk away, you look back at it. Twice.

I completely agree with this post lol
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:32 AM   #687
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You know youre a fanatic when you take apart youre entire Interior dash , carpets , seats , cluster , pillars a day before bimmerfest and you spend all night getting her nice and clean and re asembling her back to her state of mind , with no more then 2 hrs of sleep prior to a full day of work!
That is called obsession.
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:04 AM   #688
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-When your girlfriends ZHP is the reason you bought an e46

-when you love when people walk by the front of your car at night, because your xenon lights scan them up and down when they auto level

- when you know everything that makes a zhp different from the other models
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:36 PM   #689
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-When you have convinced 3 people at work to sell their old cars and get E46's.
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:30 PM   #690
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:46 PM   #691
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:49 PM   #692
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When you almost get fired for spending 60% of the day on one website.
+1000

This has me so paranoid! Still doesn't stop me from shopping for parts, reasearching, and just all around reading up on stuff on the forums.
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:19 PM   #693
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:21 PM   #694
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-When your girlfriends ZHP is the reason you bought an e46

-when you love when people walk by the front of your car at night, because your xenon lights scan them up and down when they auto level

- when you know everything that makes a zhp different from the other models
All those 7 things. Damn!
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:42 PM   #695
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lmao i actually do the look back thing 2 and even 3rd time and park it from other cars lol good thread bro E46 ^=^
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:02 PM   #696
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1.When you get in your car after buying gas, and adjust your passenger mirror to make sure you remembered to push the gastank door back in.
2. When you buy a scanner, just so you dont have to pay bmw to program something for you.
3. When you make sure to close the sunroof shade before you open the sunroof, to avoid the shade from getting stuck in the black hole.
4. When you turn your car on at night and make sure to turn your headlights on at the right time, just to see them autolevel.
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:22 PM   #697
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When you think about it every day since selling it and wonder where it now is, if it has a good home, if they wash it every week. When you stop at traffic lights suddenly and your new car doesn't do the nice little throttle blip as it comes to a stop and you feel tears welling up.
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:15 PM   #699
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