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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 09-29-2012, 04:27 PM   #1
cheerio89
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Oil leak - E46 M3

I replaced my alternator 2 days ago. Today Im driving and the car starts smelling inside and a bunch of smoke behind me. I come to work and there is a puddle of oil that my car created! Im not sure exactly what is leaking yet. I'm pretty sure its not the valve cover gasket. Maybe anyone has had a problem like this and can tell me where its coming from before I take everything apart? Here is a video:

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