BMW E46 Common Problems Guide – Problems, Symptoms & Fixes

BMW E46 Common Problems Guide – Problems, Symptoms & Fixes

In the eyes of many enthusiasts, the E46 represents the pinnacle of the 3-Series formula, and for a good reason. The wide array of solid, reliable engine options, unparalleled chassis dynamics, and timeless looks all culminate to produce one of the best BMW models of all time. However, the E46 isn’t without its issues, with…

BMW E46 Oil Change Guide

BMW E46 Oil Change Guide

Today’s guide will cover a bit of DIY, specifically focused on how to perform an oil change on your M52 or M54-powered E46. Performing an E46 oil change yourself is one of the easiest ways to save money on BMW maintenance, especially when compared to the dealer. While certified BMW repair centers typically charge around…

BMW E36 vs E46 – Which Is Better?
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BMW E36 vs E46 – Which Is Better?

To date, BMW has released the 3-Series over seven generations. As the most recognizable and celebrated model of the entire BMW lineup, the 3-Series epitomizes the fun daily driver. To the die-hard BMW enthusiasts out there, a battle rages on in regard to the 3-Series. Which generation is the best? While some BMW enthusiasts claim…

BMW M52 Engine Guide
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BMW M52 Engine Guide

Among many other things, BMW is famous for their straight-6 engines. A lot of BMW’s straight-6 expertise comes from extensive experience, with the first BMW inline-6 being released in 1917. Since then, BMW has revised and perfected their 6-cylinder formula to a point where they truly hold the crown. The BMW M52 engine was a…

BMW S54 Engine Guide
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BMW S54 Engine Guide

I don’t know about you, but when someone says “M3,” I’m immediately taken back to the early 2000s. The E46 M3 is one of the most recognizable, and celebrated, BMWs of all time. In quite a few enthusiasts’ eyes, the E46 M3 condenses the essence of BMW’s M-division into a tight, driver-focused package, arguably better…

Best E46 Wheels

Best E46 Wheels

The BMW E46 is a car that benefits a lot from cosmetic modifications. While there isn’t anything wrong with the E46’s styling, in fact, quite the opposite, subtle appearance changes can really make your E46 stand out in the crowd. Wheels are one way to freshen up the look of your E46 and potentially gain…