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Old 10-13-2011, 10:12 PM   #721
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Thats why you gotta switch to ceramic man. I made the switch, no more ugly black dust all on my beautiful stock 16in wheels.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:15 PM   #722
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You know you're a fanatic when you have more than one e46 (I got two plus one more e46 engine)
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:27 PM   #723
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You know when you're a fanatic when you talk your friend into buying an M3 because you talk about them so much because you want one. True story, little jealous now, but I'm still in love with my 323i.
Happened to me with 2 of my friends, they both got m3's...i was mad as hell, im stuck with my 323i because i screwed myself over by fixing the damn thing and kept throwing money at it, i should have got rid of it a while ago to upgrade when i had the chance, but now im left with a practically rebuilt 323i with new everything...bushings and all as well, and a c5 vette. Ive gotten used to the all show no go theme with my car although my 323i is putting down 200/200 at the wheels since i modified performance first before looks...but i have wayyyy too much money into this thing to get rid of it, ill drive it until it needs a new motor...swap in an s54 and keep on going.

but i guess thats what makes me a fanatic, putting thousands into a 12 year old car.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:37 PM   #724
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:01 PM   #725
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You know when you're a fanatic when you view live streams of the new f30 release and you think "It's nice but I think I'll keep my E46"
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Old 10-15-2011, 03:35 AM   #726
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See a ZHP with a middle aged woman driving and think to yourself... "man... she can't appreciate that car... If I stole her bumpers and sideskirts she'd never know"
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:05 AM   #727
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When you find other BMWs in the parking lot so you can park close to them. But not right next to them, cuz you both want some distance, just in case.
Did this yesterday next to an E90 because there were no spots next to a curb.
Usually the safest alternative to a curb in desperate times.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:15 AM   #728
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You know you're a fanatic when you love the smell of leather/ crayon the interior has.
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:36 PM   #729
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When you park your car facing another e46 instead of next to it, so they can look at each other.
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:38 PM   #730
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When you park your car facing another e46 instead of next to it, so they can look at each other.
i'm sure they appreciate it
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:49 PM   #731
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To revive an oldy but a goody...

...You get excited when you realize there must be 100 O rings that you can replace!
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:49 PM   #732
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...You get excited when you realize there must be 100 O rings that you can replace!
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:48 PM   #733
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...........you keep repairing all of the issues with the car instead of selling it.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:15 PM   #734
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Even a year after trading it in, you still get exited everytime you see the same model in the same colour and start looking for identifying features in case she was once yours and maybe you can make some reductions offer to buy her back
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:34 PM   #735
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:59 PM   #736
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You know you're an E46 fanatic when...


you have at least one DUI or DWI.
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Old 07-21-2012, 11:59 PM   #737
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...........you keep repairing all of the issues with the car instead of selling it.
This, and being prepared to pay for anything no matter what or how much, just to keep her purring like a happy kitten (by now I have spent 4x more than its current value..)... but it will drive another 10 years at least
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:13 AM   #738
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When you,

Wake up at 5am, simply because you can not sleep. & decide it is a great time to wash & detail your E46. Then you end up running around your car with a vacuum with eyes like this O.O
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:17 AM   #739
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Or when you,

Tell your date not to touch your interior so much...

Although, some interior is touchable
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:18 AM   #740
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Wake up at 5am, simply because you can not sleep. & decide it is a great time to wash & detail your E46. Then you end up running around your car with a vacuum with eyes like this O.O
Did you do that this morning!

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