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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 08-29-2012, 01:57 PM   #21
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It is a great DD. Its a bit slow from what i previously sold to get the M for (10 second daily driven Talon) so it was to be expected. Also i suffer from high altitude power robbing so my 333hp M feels about 260hp (not joking). But the handling and braking and just the stance and overall look of this car is amazing... Loving it!
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:36 PM   #22
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I DD mine most of the summer. Drive my winter beater (Honda Civic) when the weather is bad or when I am parked in (4 cars in a 2 car wide garage/driveway) and don't feel like shuffling them before work.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:49 PM   #23
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I've been DDing an e46 M3 for 9 years now and still love it every day
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:32 AM   #24
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I DD my '05 vert. M3 6 MT. The ride and the power are too nice not to drive it daily.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:50 PM   #25
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M3 E46 DD is a MUST!

I drive my 2006, E46 M3 ZCP with some slight mods about 50 miles a day to/from work, and it makes my day....the more you drive the car, the more it becomes addictive!
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:00 PM   #26
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I've been DDing an e46 M3 for 9 years now and still love it every day
How many miles you put on it (her)?
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:38 PM   #27
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How many miles you put on it (her)?
The current one is at 128,000 miles.

Bought it with 2.

Will not be selling, ever.
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:47 AM   #28
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I DD and track mine. It's rough on the wallet.
Damn that's dedication
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Old 09-01-2012, 04:31 AM   #29
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Old 09-01-2012, 07:42 AM   #30
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I used to have a 96' camry DD and an 03' M3 garage queen. I ended up hating the camry more and more every day by comparison to the weekend drives in the M3. A year later I've sold both cars and gotten another E46 M3, an 04' and it's my DD. Once you drive M or any top of the class car, anything less just won't do. Go big OP ! BTW, are you near Goias, Brazil ? I'm going in 2 months and want to meet some bimmerheads.
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Old 09-02-2012, 02:09 PM   #31
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Have you swapped in an smg transmission? Cause a 330i does not come with smg
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Old 09-02-2012, 02:31 PM   #32
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Have you swapped in an smg transmission? Cause a 330i does not come with smg
Unless you bought it that way, as it was a factory option.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:13 PM   #33
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I dd my m3 and I wouldn't have it any other way. It's the best part of my day. And after a days work. I look forward to jumping into the beast and driving her home.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:04 AM   #34
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I've been daily driving my 02 ///M3 for years now. It does get expensive with winter tires and more miles. That's why we buy these cars though isn't it?

Maybe more money will help you keep it in great shape http://************/d5xhtxp! ;-)

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Old 09-05-2012, 06:28 AM   #35
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I am your next door nabour from guyana, now 30 years in canada I am crazy abouth racing # 1 f1 driver in the world SENNA I have 5 gavin macloud # copies of senna
I saw the movie and they were big men crying now back to topic I use my car on week ends and nice sunny days store in the winter wish it was in guyana the police would close off a the street just to see it go and track there you can go up there any day of the week and use it for free, I was on a bimmer cruse we went through some nice twist and sweeping turns it was great
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:38 AM   #36
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M3 is an expensive and precious car.
keep it safely in your box during the week.

use a 2nd economic & reliable car (eg : Honda Civic vtec 1.5) as daily.

when you switch from your daily to M3, pleasure is strong, your eyes become wet as the 1st day.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:26 AM   #37
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I DD mine but plan on getting a 2nd car for most of the commuting. M3 is awesome but bumper to bumper traffic is no fun...
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:20 AM   #38
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I DD mine but plan on getting a 2nd car for most of the commuting. M3 is awesome but bumper to bumper traffic is no fun...
Yeah, a lot of it has to do with what kind of traffic you encounter. If you can get off work and drive like you want to you'd be more likely to DD it. If you're stuck in 5mh traffic for 2 hours you may want something else.
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Old 09-08-2012, 06:25 AM   #39
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DD mine. I drive the M on weekend sometimes. But i always also drive my G35 on wkend a lot. But my wkday DD is the M. I only drive about total 10k miles a yr anyway..
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:15 AM   #40
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my baby ( 2006 ZCP 75K ) only sees me on weekends , 2 reasons #1. i work for city so trans portion is free for me #2. i live in new york city roads suck over here BIG TIME
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