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Old 27th June 2017, 10:59   #481
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Your car looks great and looks as good as new even after all these years. Nicely kept and a perfect companion to the fortuner. Considering the recent jump in the prices of performance variants of new car (for eg. The F pace 3.0) I feel your car is a gem and you will have a hard time looking for an upgrade.
Thanks, yes indeed finding an upgrade in the similar price range is impossible, may be will have to double the budget.

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Just 3k for an annual service for the 3 series. Am pretty sure we are missing a digit here if engine oil has also been changed in the service and not just an inspection. A 15k km oil change service for my Honda jazz cost me more than that at 3700. It's only my fortuner that has similar 4-5k charge for normal oil change service which I find very reasonable for a 25L vehicle. Am pretty sure for a BMW it might be 33,333 or thereabouts for an annual service.
No, we are not. Also there was no oil change required (nor a top up either). So the total work done was Brake Fluid change, bleeding, Sorted the Power Window issue, General check up & Washing & total bill was three thousand three hundred & thirty three.

PS - Good to see a 'ToyotaFan' impressed with 'BMW Service Cost'
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Earlier this week picked up one of the most iconic 3'er BMW ever built, the e46. Yes its a MANUAL

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1498814437.173776.jpg
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Congratulations Karan. Awesome find there!
I feel the car was destined to be yours with the DN registration, white colour would be an icing on the cake.

May you have loads of fun with this project. All the best to you👍🏻
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Earlier this week picked up one of the most iconic 3'er BMW ever built, the e46. Yes its a MANUAL

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That is one brilliant find there karan, is it a made for india or an import?
replaces the scala?
How much did you bag it for??
Which model?
sorry for so many questions but this car bites my carbug every time i see it
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Now that's some find!! Hope you plonk the inline 6 cylinder M engine into it and make it what into one of the most loved M3s. The e46 M3!
There is supposedly a M3 too with a DL registration as well as a convertible of the same series and registration.
Once again WOW!!
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May you have loads of fun with this project. All the best to you����
Thanks dean for your wishes

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That is one brilliant find there karan, is it a made for india or an import?
replaces the scala?
How much did you bag it for??
Which model?
sorry for so many questions but this car bites my carbug every time i see it
Thanks dhruv,

Yes its an import (318i) as BMW started its innings in India with the E90 3 series.

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Now that's some find!! Hope you plonk the inline 6 cylinder M engine into it and make it what into one of the most loved M3s. The e46 M3!
There is supposedly a M3 too with a DL registration as well as a convertible of the same series and registration.
Once again WOW!!
Hey navpreet, thanks for your wishes
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Congratulations on the new er old er 3 . What are the plans for it ? Where are in Mumbai are you located ?
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Congratulations on the new er old er 3 . What are the plans for it ? Where are in Mumbai are you located ?
Thanks, the immediate plan is a service. I stay at Mulund.
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Congratulations buddy!! Wish you & your beauty many Awsome miles of togetherness!!
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Video for the e46 is shot & will be ready for upload shortly;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1503127524.578181.jpg

A dedicated thread for the e46 is also in the making & should be uploaded in the coming week
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My F30 328i turns 5 years old today, what a great ownership experience it has been

Speaking of ownership experiences, check out my latest acquisition the e46's ownership thread;

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post4253894 (My 2001 BMW 3-Series (E46) Project Car - Build Thread!)
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One of the longest range achieved after a full tank;

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654 km
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300+ HP still managing almost 15 km/l with a healthy average speed
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1507731756.633597.jpg
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300+ HP still managing almost 15 km/l with a healthy average speed
Clearly you ain't driving it the way a 300+ HP beast should be ... don't let her shift up until 6-7000rpm
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Clearly you ain't driving it the way a 300+ HP beast should be ... don't let her shift up until 6-7000rpm
Well you really cant / shouldn't post on Team-BHP the way I should be driving a 300+ HP Car, so better off posting FE numbers for a change

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