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Old 09-05-2012, 01:38 PM   #901
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When you can identify most (if not all) exterior mods from couple feet away.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:52 PM   #902
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When you can identify most (if not all) exterior mods from couple feet away.
Fixed: When you can identify most (if not all) exterior mods from a mile away.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:17 PM   #903
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You spend $7.5k on a (literally) entire suspension upgrade (literally the entire suspension) including: KW V2's/ZHP FCA's/Powerflex 66mm FCABs and Housing + Subframe Bushings/RE RSM's + Blue ("Race") RTAB's/Hotchkis Fully Adjustable Swaybar Kit/TMS Adjustable Rear Control(Camber) Arms + TMS Rear Control Arm Bushings(Bearings)/plus waaaay more, as well as: TMS full car reinforcement kit, UUC "Race" Engine/Transmission Mounts (+ Enforcers), Meyle HD Front Differential Mount plus Turner Solid Rear Diff Mounts, UUC Adjustable Sway Bar Endlinks, Meyle HD Full Tie Rods, UUC SS Braided Clutch Line, ZHP Shift Knob, UUC EVO3 SSK + DSSR, and other stuff I can't remember OTOMH.
You do this just 4 months after having the entire brake system of the car upgraded: StopTech/PowerSlot Slotted/Vented Rotors, 330 Caliper Swap, StopTech ST Pads, StopTech SS Braided Brake Lines, Motul RBF600 fluid, Brass Caliper Pins, new 330 master cylinder, and more that I cant remember at the moment.

You are already purchasing parts for the next overhaul including: UUC Ultimate Lightweight Dual-Mass Clutch and Flywheel (23lbs for entire package), CRC Radiator, Stett Performance Silicone Radiator Hoses, Stett/Bimmerbrakes (whoever is better at the time) Headers, Fabspeed 80cell Metallic Ultra-High-Flow cats, Stewart-EMP Water Pump, UUC/Rogue Engineering Underdrive Pulleys (mix of the two kits), Aluminum Thermostat Housing, Linea Corsa "LM" reps in 19x8.5f/9.5r with Michelin Pilot SuperSport tires in 235f/245-255r, AFE Stage1 Pro-Dry-S Intake Kit, Shark Injector (unless there is a better tune I don't know about), custom-made carbon fiber intake tubing (behind the heatshield), and more....

AND YOU DO THIS ON A 2001 325i 5MT/ZSP (Euro OEM) WITH 157,000 MILES!!! GAAAH!!
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:34 PM   #904
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when you are out in the middle of the night cleaning the brake dust off of your rims and the bugs off your windshield. Like i just did.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:50 PM   #905
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Guilty on all counts!....

You know your a Fanatic when:

- you wash your car even when you know its going to rain, (or already raining )

- you intentionally park next to other E46's. (because it looks cool)

- Your girlfriend is jealous of your relationship with your car.

- more than half your family now drives a BMW, because of your influence
Mom just bought an 04 m3 vert, dad just bought 04 m3 smg hard top no sun roof! Sister bought an 03 330xi.....girlfriend hates my car so i bought her one....that was the biggest mistake ever i have been replaced...

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Old 09-05-2012, 04:02 PM   #906
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You drive by a glass building reeeeally slowly just to check out your ride in the reflection of the window. Best part is you can see yourself in the driver's seat!!
Omg i just did that yesterday! ...lady behind me honking the entire time!

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Old 09-05-2012, 05:56 PM   #907
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When your wife notices the "gills" on a ///M3 and laughs because you don't have them.
Fml....

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Old 09-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #908
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When u wait few seconds before turning the key so the fuel pump primes



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Old 09-06-2012, 12:21 PM   #909
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When you look under the car in every parking spot you park to check if you have any new leaks.

I have been doing that for almost 2 weeks now because I had to do the VCG 3 times in one week to stop an oil leak.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:18 PM   #910
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when your low washer fluid light has been on for months because you've given up on filling it up when it leaks anyways.
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:58 PM   #911
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When you go up to random E46 owners and ask if they replaced their cooling system.
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:25 PM   #912
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When you go up to random E46 owners and ask if they replaced their cooling system.

Haha.
I was hanging out at Bavarian Auto on Saturday, and I met a fanatic, and I asked him the same thing.

He had followed Mangos coolant thread.
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:04 PM   #913
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You know you're an E46 fanatic when:

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
GUILTY. Couldn't stop loling cause I thought it was just me and my raggedy ass 325.

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.
Happened on a convo between me and my cousin just 2 hours ago.

You don't like to drive a Lexus because there is not enough wind noise from the driver's side window.
Hell yeah.
You actually know where the battery is.
Found out on day 8 of owning it.
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.
Every single time.
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:52 AM   #914
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When you drive with your tools in the trunk...Always.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:47 AM   #915
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:50 AM   #916
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+ 1 onmany many things said here. Damn being an OG I do it all
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:43 PM   #917
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:55 PM   #918
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when your low washer fluid light has been on for months because you've given up on filling it up when it leaks anyways.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:07 PM   #919
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i do this also.. best post yet?
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:54 PM   #920
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-You take your brother and his friends to school and when they get out they slam the door REALLY hard and it feels as if a knife has been thrusted into your heart.
-So you ban your brothers' friends from ever riding in your E46 and brief everyone who gets in your E46 on how to properly open and close the doors.

-You park in the school parking lot far away from everyone else, and you take the time to put your sunshade up. While walking away you look back to admire your incredibly sexy E46 touring and you notice a huge piece of 5h33t rednect truck parked next to you. (Because you know redneck fagg3ts with tiny p3nisesssss will floor it out of the parking lot and kick rocks up onto your paint)
-You walk all the way back to where you parked and move your car to an even farther spot.

^ and yeah I do that too!
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