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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, Jul-01-2015, 12:04:16 AM   #141
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Default Re: E46 M3 326,000 miles

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Wellllll... U.S. Cars seem to have the head gasket last. Euro cars seem to burn through them. So... People with headers and tunes will likely toast them at the euro rate (above). Stock US cars will go longer.

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Makes me wonder if I should just replace mine preventively. Not looking forward to such a job though

Another possibility is that our gas is actually better despite popular belief
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Old Wed, Jul-01-2015, 01:12:15 AM   #142
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Makes me wonder if I should just replace mine preventively. Not looking forward to such a job though



Another possibility is that our gas is actually better despite popular belief

Probably not


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Old Wed, Jul-01-2015, 08:54:19 AM   #143
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Am I the only one that did the math for his gas consumption and mileage? It comes out to a lifetime average of around 27.17 MPG...
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Am I the only one that did the math for his gas consumption and mileage? It comes out to a lifetime average of around 27.17 MPG...
Pretty high. He said Wife drives car majority recently and definitely a ton of highway miles based off the gears he says the car sits in most cases but 27 mph seems to be the M3 on its best day chilling the most, no aggressive driving. I also question how he can keep that so consistent. I'm fighting for 18 mpg
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It would probably be easier to find an E46 M3 with <10kmiles than >300k
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Old Thu, Jul-02-2015, 07:13:48 AM   #146
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"travelling salesman" in an M3. So many mental images/stereotypes pop up.
sawyer, except he had an M5
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Any updates? 10/10 thread
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Old Sat, Aug-12-2017, 04:14:54 PM   #148
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I want to see my ///M go as long as this one.
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Old Sat, Aug-12-2017, 05:27:38 PM   #149
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Amazing mileage. With my truck and M3 combo, I'm hoping to put about 6000-7000 miles a year on the M3. 142k on chassis with an engine I swapped in with 116k right now.
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C'mon OP show us the 400k that we want to see!
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