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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 01-03-2011, 01:26 AM   #21
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^ Really? Where can I find a fully running E46 M3 for $5 grand?
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:32 AM   #22
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:38 AM   #23
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@breyton..I meant to put 5g's as a down payment for an m.lol


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Old 01-03-2011, 02:12 AM   #24
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Old 01-03-2011, 10:43 AM   #25
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WoW Honduras is a third world country. Dude they'll kill you for your car!
i will say to you thrid world country is not appropriate i would say fourth world country and no, they would not kill me for the car they will only kidnap me lol
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Old 01-03-2011, 10:56 AM   #26
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my guess it would cost around $8k to repair that thing...but good luck!
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Old 01-03-2011, 12:59 PM   #27
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That will buff right out.
That plus a big roll of racing (duct) tape will do it !
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:48 PM   #28
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my guess it would cost around $8k to repair that thing...but good luck!
i agree, it would probably take about 8k to fix if not less if you sourced the right parts and had a mechanic to do some labor while you diy what you can as well. 12k isn't half bad for an m3. My uncle has worked wonders on exotics that have been in collisions; he bought a 997 gt3 for 40k and fixed the rear quarter of the car for 10k and the thing looked and drove amazing. I dont think that this is a lost cause, and with some work can make a nice car. Good luck on the project and getbmwparts.com is a good place for oem parts. Looks like you would need a radiator, bumper, hood, belts, pulleys, fan, fan clutch, headlight and some of that might be bent back into place - not the best fix but could work. BTW does the motor turn over?
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i agree, it would probably take about 8k to fix if not less if you sourced the right parts and had a mechanic to do some labor while you diy what you can as well. 12k isn't half bad for an m3. My uncle has worked wonders on exotics that have been in collisions; he bought a 997 gt3 for 40k and fixed the rear quarter of the car for 10k and the thing looked and drove amazing. I dont think that this is a lost cause, and with some work can make a nice car. Good luck on the project and getbmwparts.com is a good place for oem parts. Looks like you would need a radiator, bumper, hood, belts, pulleys, fan, fan clutch, headlight and some of that might be bent back into place - not the best fix but could work. BTW does the motor turn over?
at last some body said real things God man you are 150% right this is not a lost cause thanks and what do you mean by "does the motor turn over"
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Well, I would say the most logical thing to do is to start taking all the damaged parts off the car and then, one by one, order up it's replacement (either used, aftermarket or new). During the ordering (and money saving) process, take the car to a reputable mechanic and have them inspect the engine and frame for damage. If everything checks out ok, start installing your stack of replacement parts. Re-installation of new parts shouldn't be too difficult if you are mechanically inclined.

I'll finish by saying good luck and keep us up to date on your progress.
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Well, I would say the most logical thing to do is to start taking all the damaged parts off the car and then, one by one, order up it's replacement (either used, aftermarket or new). During the ordering (and money saving) process, take the car to a reputable mechanic and have them inspect the engine and frame for damage. If everything checks out ok, start installing your stack of replacement parts. Re-installation of new parts shouldn't be too difficult if you are mechanically inclined.

I'll finish by saying good luck and keep us up to date on your progress.
thanks a lot man you got the message right away instead of all that yappy zappy whining stuff and yeah ill keep you up to date with my project
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:34 PM   #32
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Can't argue with the price...but I hope you've got a lot of time on your hands

Check out this site too: http://www.car-part.com/

It's the site where salvage yards in the US post all their inventory. Wicked good deals if you're working on a budget.

You're also going to want to ditch those Conti tires. That's probably why the car was in an accident...there's more to the story, but that's another thread altogether.
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But an e46 that was annihilated in the back, you have two good halves just make them one.
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But an e46 that was annihilated in the back, you have two good halves just make them one.
mmmmmm I think thats not a good idea, Honduras doesnt have the tec that you have in the states I think we are +50 years behind you in tecnology matter
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at last some body said real things God man you are 150% right this is not a lost cause thanks and what do you mean by "does the motor turn over"
does the engine turn on?
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does the engine turn on?
nope, because the battery is dead and it doesnt have any belts so nope
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Well its not pretty but anything is fixable. People who have less tend to put a lot more effort in, so Im not gona doubt you getting this back on the road. You do have the internet which is going make the rebuild a reality. There is probly a thread out there where someone has already fixed one in similar condition. Wish I could be of some help on this but I have no experience with automotive repair. My knowledge is more related to stereo and Fabrication such as OEM integration.

I can imagine how crazy it would be to have this car over there, its a damn nice car here in the states. Good luck on your dream.
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lol wow I thought this was a joke at first. was a bit offended to see such a sacrilegious picture.

you should check out these places:

http://www.bmw.com.gt/gt/es/general/...w_pradera.html

http://www.bmw.com.gt/gt/es/general/...ia_zona_9.html

http://www.bmw.com.ni/ni/es/general/...w/managua.html

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Well its not pretty but anything is fixable. People who have less tend to put a lot more effort in, so Im not gona doubt you getting this back on the road. You do have the internet which is going make the rebuild a reality. There is probly a thread out there where someone has already fixed one in similar condition. Wish I could be of some help on this but I have no experience with automotive repair. My knowledge is more related to stereo and Fabrication such as OEM integration.

I can imagine how crazy it would be to have this car over there, its a damn nice car here in the states. Good luck on your dream.
thanks man, maybe you can help me, giving me some advice with some stereo things cause the F"#$!# in port stole all the speakers in the car so im with out any music for now so maybe you can help me buying some stuff over the internet
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mmmmmm I think thats not a good idea, Honduras doesnt have the tec that you have in the states I think we are +50 years behind you in tecnology matter
You misunderstood, I don't mean take a plasma cutter and cut them and reweld, i mean, if you find a car that's been hit in the rear, all the front end is good, all the parts on the second wrecked car that was hit in the back have all the good front-end parts that you need on the other car.
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