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hello, im a new bmw owner (4 days now), i went from a 2000 ford contour svt to a 1999 323is , i'm concused if its a e36 or a e46, also how do i upload photos?

thanks i love this site, a lot of good information, i'll be on here quite abit from now on, ive got a lot of ideas for my car, i would like to start posting some photos.

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Your car is an E46, as it is post-1998.
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HOLY SHIT. I am so sorry you had to experience the Ford. Glad you like the car. Welcome to the forums and post some pics. Eager to see the ride.

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thats kind of what i thought but it looks like the e36 and not any of the e46's such as the headlights being more pointed on the tips and not rounded.
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Your car is an E46, as it is post-1998.
its cleary NOT a e46. some models were in 1999. look at the M3

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first will be window tint then wheels , but im having trouble on wich wheels to get i like the look of some of the stock chrome ones.
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ok so wich is it ?
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Quote:
Originally posted by e36_m3_Turbo+May 17 2004, 11:43 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (e36_m3_Turbo @ May 17 2004, 11:43 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-OwenSE83@May 17 2004, 10:35 PM
Your car is an E46, as it is post-1998.
its cleary NOT a e46. some models were in 1999. look at the M3 [/b][/quote]
So I was wrong, sue me.
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sorry bad photo
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it's an E36. It's easy to see from the front.
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It is, so you're in the right forum. Looks bad. Bad as in good.

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i was kinda thinking of something like this, to bling bling???
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Uh, I think so. Get my rims:
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Same thing, just not chrome.

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800 Watt 2-Way Rockford Fosgate Amplifier</span></span>
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