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Old 10-20-2008, 07:47 AM   #801
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alpine white 3 series drove by on north main st in randolph this afternoon and beeped their horn as they drove by my shop while i was pumping gas...anyone trying to get my attention?
Im sure lots of people are trying to get your attention
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:49 AM   #802
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because most stock M3 owners aren't enthusiasts and are usually d1cks. that said, all E46 M3s are "pre-facelift"
wrong...03.5+ is considered a facelifted M3... They didnt change everything though...

and there arent a lot of local M3 owners on THIS board... there is a good amount of em on M3forum though
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Old 10-20-2008, 01:20 PM   #803
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wrong...03.5+ is considered a facelifted M3... They didnt change everything though...

and there arent a lot of local M3 owners on THIS board... there is a good amount of em on M3forum though
What did they change? Body work wasn't, bumpers weren't, lighting wasn't changed either.
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:07 PM   #804
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What did they change? Body work wasn't, bumpers weren't, lighting wasn't changed either.
LED tailights
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:14 PM   #805
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The rims where changed if i remember correctly
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:32 PM   #806
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the only thing ive seen changed on the m3's are the LED tails.
they all come with those fugly stock 18s right?
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:42 PM   #807
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Nope, If you look in Petes signature you can see the beauty of the 19" option
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:43 PM   #808
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Nope, If you look in Petes signature you can see the beauty of the 19" option

I know they offer those, which I think look good, but i meant the base stockers are the 18's.
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:46 PM   #809
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yep those are the only other wheel offered besides the Competition package wheels which are also 19's
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I thought the facelifts came with the 19s
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:48 PM   #811
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I thought we were discussing how there was no facelift, they just added optional wheel and tire packages from the factory
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:33 PM   #812
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:39 PM   #813
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Spotted today in the NE sighting thread, offtopic discussion of M3 facelift




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chris your sig is lame. lamer than sober missionary sex with a girl ya know.

change it. get a pic of htat gorgeous ride in there.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:51 PM   #815
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E46 M3.... first year of production 2001: last 2006
18" wheels standard with 19" optional from day 1
I believe that 06 was the only year for the comp pkg which offered CSL style 19" wheels

oh yea, 03 (ish) changed to LED tails

That should cover it....
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Old 10-20-2008, 05:57 PM   #816
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LED tailights
They came from 02+ I thought, not facelift. I guess all the 02s saw on autotrader just had aftermarket LEDs.

And I thought the 19" wheels were an option, I wasn't aware they came stock from 03.5+ (18" stockers are ugly )
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:29 PM   #817
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black prefacelift, i believe sedan with 6000k angel eyes and color matched grills, driving near babson this weekend. Also seen a blue m3 vert with gtr hood on babson campus a few times... loud ass exhaust

blacked out sedan in allston near the nile hookah lounge last night as well.
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jesus christ i can't believe everyone is debating m3 conversions that bad

LED tail lights and a longer (same as facelift coupe) trunk handle, that is the only difference, and it came in 2003.5

18's are still standard
19's were an option, not sure what year tho

someone have the m3russian link that gives the year to year changes?

and if i'm not mistaken, the competition package was available from 04-06, i didn't think it was just in 2006
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Old 10-21-2008, 12:48 PM   #819
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chris your sig is lame. lamer than sober missionary sex with a girl ya know.

change it. get a pic of htat gorgeous ride in there.
do I even have a sig? Have em turned off for work

Bah, I'll work on it anyways
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Old 10-21-2008, 01:50 PM   #820
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jesus christ i can't believe everyone is debating m3 conversions that bad

LED tail lights and a longer (same as facelift coupe) trunk handle, that is the only difference, and it came in 2003.5

18's are still standard
19's were an option, not sure what year tho

someone have the m3russian link that gives the year to year changes?

and if i'm not mistaken, the competition package was available from 04-06, i didn't think it was just in 2006
DING DING DING... this is the closest answer to being correct... lol

03.5 is known as the facelifted M3in europe


http://m3.madrussian.net/modelchanges.shtml
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