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BMW E46 DIY Guide -

Last edited/updated on 8/31/04

Body (Exterior):

Front license plate holder removal my330i.com

Front bumper ducts my330i.com

Coupe - Front Bumper Removal e46fanatics.com

Sedan - Front Bumper Removal e46fanatics.com

M3 front bumper retrofit for E46 Facelifted Sedans e46fanatics.com

M3 lip spoiler install 330ci.com

Sedan - Hagus Mirrors e46fanatics.com

M3 mirror install 330ci.com

BMW Roundel Emblem Replacement www.pelicanparts.com

Painting Grill Surrounds www.bmw-m.net

Blacken Out Grills www.teutonic.ca

Wheel Curb Rash Removal forums.audiworld.com

Body (Interior):

UUC Aluminum parking brake handle my330i.com

SCHROTH 4-point harness install my330i.com

Aluminum steering wheel trim my330i.com

Aluminum BMW shifter knob my330i.com

Aluminum BMW pedal kit my330i.com

Silver NR Gauge Install e46fanatics.com

Sedan - Interior Trim Removal e46fanatics.com

Coupe - Interior Trim Removal e46fanatics.com

Illuminated cupholder tmk.com

Door panel removal 330ci.com

Visor decal removal 330ci.com

Aluminum steering wheel trim 330ci.com

BMW customized M3 steering wheel my330i.com

M3 steering wheel install 330ci.com

M3 Lighted shift knob 330ci.com

Direct Wire of Radar Detector (Escort Passport 8500) (without moonroof) 325ci.com

Lumbar Support retrofit DIY JoeCinVa

LED Mood Lighting Matthew C. Smith

Constructing A Car Camera Mount Matt Segal

Clutch Stop www.apexcone.com

Clutch stop 330ci.com


BREMBO cross-drilled rotors install my330i.com

Brake Pad Replacement e46fanatics.com


Painting your Calipers www.pelicanparts.com

Car Care:

Using a Power Polisher www.apexcone

Repairing paint chips www.apexcone

Engine Compartment Cleaning www.apexcone


My M3 Lidatek and Stealth V1 Installs talktax.com

XM satellite radio install my330i.com

Factory Alarm kit my330i.com


E46 stereo

OEM Universal Transmitter

Installation of VDO Gauge Cluster Lance Leong

Bluetooth Installation DIY Adam Hicks

Electronic Deer Warning System 325ci.com

Alarm install 330ci.com

V1 hardwire instructions 330ci.com

V1 Stealth Install James McIver

In-Car Computer James McIver

Engine Compartment (Under the Hood)

EVOSPORT underdrive pulley set install my330i.com

ESS TUNING 7psi SUPERCHARGER install (330i) my330i.com

Short Shifter Install e46fanatics.com

Dinan Cold Air Intake e46fanatics.com

K&N Filter Change-out 330ci.com

Testing Engine Compression Robert Montano (www.bmwhow2.com)

Painting the Engine Hyperion (from www.BimmerForums.com)


UUC System*U twin silencer exhaust install my330i.com

Fuel Injection:

Spark Plug Installation e46fanatics.com


Smoked Corners Retrofit Chris (www.e46tech.com) 10 July 2004

Replace sport fog light my330i.com

Clear front turn signals my330i.com

Clear rear turn signals my330i.com

DIY For 2004 LED Tail Lights Retrofit alkanol.com

Headlight Trim Removal e46fanatics.com

Coupe - Fog Light Replacement e46fanatics.com

Clear front reflector change-out 330ci.com

Clear lenses change-out 330ci.com

Clear Lens Cover with Silver Bulbs 325ci.com

Painting the rear lights Miles-UK

StonGard Demo Video www.umnitza.com

Turn signal "yolk" - be gone www.apexcone.com


Oil & Filter change my330i.com

E46 Oil change 330ci.com


UUC Sway Barbarian anti-roll bar install my330i.com

Strong-Strut tower brace install my330i.com

BILSTEIN PSS9 coilover suspension install my330i.com

H&R Springs e46fanatics.com

UUC SwayBarbarian Sway Bars e46fanatics.com

E30/E36/E46 Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement www.understeer.com


UUC ultimate short shifter install my330i.com


Alignment specifications my330i.com

De-badging your car e46fanatics.com

Info Center:

OBD-II Diagnostics codes database my330i.com

Gear speed/shift calculator my330i.com

Factory paint code database my330i.com

ACS/DSC explained my330i.com

All about boost my330i.com

Interesting info on extra gadgets for E46s tmk.com

Various write-ups for common problems/updates to cars (FAQ section) vamp.darkravers.net

BMW Maintenance Database submitted by Frank

BMW VIN Decoder www.bmw-z1.com

BMW Forums and Registry Boards Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

Aftermarket Companies List Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

Clear Turn Signals- ARE THEY LEGAL?!? Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

What shocks and struts do www.kauffmantire.com

Making Sense of Synthetic Lubricants www.BimmerZone.com

M3Supercar FAQ www.m3supercar.com

Automotive Recalls and Technical Service Bulletins www.alldata.com

Gear/MPH Calculator (for all of those folks with gear ratio/ tire diameter questions, this one allows you to input tire diameter or size, trans ratios, final drive ratio, and redline and it calculates speed vs. RPM in each gear)

How Manual Transmissions Work www.howstuffworks.com

Vehicle Brake Information Romano Michael

BMW Technical assistance library (all models) B. Taylor

Automotive math toolkit

All about tire specifications my330i.com

tire size/ gear ratio/ speedo correction site This program is designed to help those of you who want to change the size of your wheels and/or tires. Hopefully, it will help you to sort through the seemingly infinite number of wheel and tire combinations.

Enginecore.com A site with classified-type listings of every possible engine cores, rebuilds, and parts. it even has farm tractor and marine stuff.)


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