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This E46 M3 is built to go the distance–again and again | #FastFriday

Instead of a crazy powerful, high-strung engine, Lawrence Shue built this E46 M3 for dependable, repeatable track sessions.

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Columns: How I learned to stop worrying and love my BMW M3

You put a lot of effort into your cars, so why not actually drive and enjoy them?

Buyer's Guides: E46-chassis BMW M3 | Buyer's Guide

The third-generation BMW M3, known most commonly by its E46 chassis designation, feels at home on the road, the autocross course, or the track.

Columns: Lang Racing: Taking SMG Conversions to the Next Level

Offering hope for SMG-equipped BMW E46 M3 owners.

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Can our E46 M3 run with a new Hyundai Elantra N?

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Building a street car that can theoretically survive a track day is one thing, but what does the data actually say? Does …

One simple trick to restore the steering feel of your E46 BMW

You like that headline, right?

So, our E46-chassis BMW M3. Its steering never felt awesome. Let’s call it a little soft, which is a polite way of calling it …

Figuring out what that warning light actually means

PC LOAD LETTER

Okay, it wasn’t that bad.

Our E46-chassis BMW M3 broadcast a different error message: SERVICE ENGINE SOON.

Okay, what does that mean? And how soon …

How we easily fixed our M3’s HVAC

The fan blower worked when it wanted to.

Then it stopped blowing altogether.

It’s a BMW, so this is going to get complicated, right?

Fortunately, not.

Rennie of

What’s in this BimmerWorld box?

A highlight of BMW ownership? Shipments from BimmerWorld.

What’d we get this time for our E46-chassis BMW M3? Hint: It’s smaller than a breadbox.

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