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      06-30-2008, 03:47 AM   #1

Drives: '99 528iA, X6 35i on the way
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Slovakia

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Buying used E46 M3 - what to be careful about?


I am looking for used E46 M3 but I am kinda worried about some issues, such as:
1 - mileage - does the engine have a certain lifetime to work for or it only depends on how you run it and take care of it?
2 - are there any special years/months in which there have been problems in production and which to avoid?
3 - what special to look for when by selection? (I know that there was necessary to make an oil change at 2000 km or I guess 1250 miles and that one should avoid cars that have not done it).
4 - manual or SMG? I have no problem with driving manual, but for quite a powerful car like this I am not sure what is a better choise.
Thanks to all for valuable replies.