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Old 08-31-2015, 11:55 AM   #1
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Goodbye E46

I would like to say million thanks to all the members, admin and sponsors for 12 years of valuable information you shared as Im giving my E46 to my son who is turning 16 years by January. I am moving to MB E350. As to pics;Click image for larger version

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Old 08-31-2015, 12:35 PM   #2
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Ah man your MB is already leaking there in that picture, better get to the MB forums soon....j/k

Well the car is not leaving the family.....you'll be back or your son.

Nice new ride.
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Old 08-31-2015, 12:57 PM   #3
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I would like to say million thanks to all the members, admin and sponsors for 12 years of valuable information you shared as Im giving my E46 to my son who is turning 16 years by January. I am moving to MB E350. As to pics;Attachment 611213

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Congrats. Im not an MB guy but the new models are looking really nice. I specially like the new C-Class.
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Old 08-31-2015, 01:15 PM   #4
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Good thing that e46 is staying around - I'm sure your son will love it. Very nice car.. as always ZCP wheels look perfect. I like to think ZCPs across the board look good on e46s regardless of color, etc, compared to other OEM wheels.

Enjoy the Mercedes! You'll be back
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Old 08-31-2015, 03:12 PM   #5
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Congrats, it looks like a win-win situation.
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Old 08-31-2015, 03:16 PM   #6
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congrats man!!
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Old 08-31-2015, 03:38 PM   #7
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a zhp for a 16 year old? lucky kid
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Old 08-31-2015, 03:46 PM   #8
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Oh shoot man... You're another old-timer like me. Not too many of us still around after such a long time on this board.

Nice new ride BTW.
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Old 09-01-2015, 09:06 AM   #9
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I've been driving my E46 for 12 years (151k miles) I would say very reliable car, still handles and pulls like new...
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Old 09-01-2015, 10:20 AM   #10
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I've been driving my E46 for 12 years (151k miles) I would say very reliable car, still handles and pulls like new...
I think you'll enjoy the brand. Mercedes quality has changed for the better from the horror show of the early 2000s. I bought an 08 C300 new and continues to be my wife's daily driver at 103k miles.

Last count everything but gas my E46 is about $176 a month since I got it. The Benz has been at $94.
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Old 09-01-2015, 10:56 AM   #11
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Old 09-01-2015, 11:30 AM   #12
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I gave my 330i to my wife and got e39 540i M-sport. I still get to drive (and work on) both. Both cars have around 55k on the odometer so they will stay in the family for a loooong time.
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Old 09-01-2015, 12:07 PM   #13
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My dad owned a W123 for 13 years until a moron plowed into it at an intersection. It was never the same after the repair and sadly he never got into another one.
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:56 AM   #14
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Old 09-02-2015, 08:03 AM   #15
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I like the MB - still hang around on the forums though!
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Old 12-03-2015, 09:26 AM   #16
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Old 08-05-2016, 03:09 PM   #17
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After a year of driving my Benz, comfort and luxury but I would say its boring, I'm still considering the M3 or M4....well see..
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Old 08-05-2016, 05:22 PM   #18
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Check out an E63. MB's revised CPO warranty no longer has a mileage limit.
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Old 08-05-2016, 05:28 PM   #19
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After a year of driving my Benz, comfort and luxury but I would say its boring, I'm still considering the M3 or M4....well see..

LOL the BMW virus... Nice Merc BTW.
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Possibly the best ways to grow out of the E46.
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