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Old 08-27-2014, 10:48 AM   #1
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Hows it going guys?

A couple weeks ago I just picked up my new e46 m3! I had just recently sold my E36 and was originally going to save up until next year to buy a new BMW. I had my heart set on a 335i simply because every E46 M3 I found was way to much money for me to justify. I had wanted one since I was 13, but the chances were to slim for me to get my hopes up...or so it seemed.

I stumbled across this E46 on my break at work and had to go look at it. After reviewing everything over with a picky enthusiasts eye, I got a great deal I couldnt pass up and snagged the car. This thread is pretty much just going to be updated on occasion simply because I'm still pretty young and working two jobs. Most of my money goes to bills or savings since those are my main priorities right now and will be until I can justify big expenses that these cars desire

But for now, I'll be doing some small stuff to keep my mod needs satisfied. Thanks to Charlie aka Cak3231 for reaching out to me and already helping me out considering Im brand new to the E46 world!

First post is the day I got it!




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Old 08-27-2014, 11:00 AM   #2
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Pretty much the day after I got it, I sent it to my good buddy to have it professionally detailed. The kids a genius with paint correction. Please check him out on instagram to see some of his work! @patrickjacobs_

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Old 08-27-2014, 12:07 PM   #3
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Looks awesome man. First step, especially with that color, is painted reflectors. Its a necessity
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:10 PM   #4
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Looks awesome man. First step, especially with that color, is painted reflectors. Its a necessity
Agreed. That will def be taken care of shortly! Thanks for the compliment!!
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I have to agree here Great start Nate! Looking forward to seeing where you take your ///M Subscribed
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:12 PM   #6
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Thanks Charlie!!
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:14 PM   #7
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I know this is my signature but I had to blow it up a little bit

My puppy Alpina next to the new M3...sporting her customized bmw tag obviously.


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Hahaha that is awesome what a bad a** little dog, Alpina. I couldn't figure out your signature pic in other posts.

Nice job with the M
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Hahaha that is awesome what a bad a** little dog, Alpina. I couldn't figure out your signature pic in other posts.

Nice job with the M
Im actually having a friend edit my pic that way I can make it more visible lol. And thanks! Shes a ton of fun and quite the handful, just like the car!
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Also suggesting a real m3 badge (rice rice)
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looks great! ill have to keep an eye out for ya on the road. im from Clifton Park.
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Cars looking great. And so is the detail.

Such a cute pup!

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Thanks, Charlie! My girlfriend and I both agreed it would be perfect. She was expensive, tons of fun, but can be high maintenance at times. Alpina was perfect!

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Absolutely! I occassionally go over there for Buffalo Wild Wings with my friends or girlfriend lol

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Such a cute pup!

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Just got shot a message the detail is done! Pics will be up either tonight or tomorrow morning.
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