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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Doug Vetter, ATP/CFI

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BMW Articles

(Image: Sign out in front of the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC)

Some of the following articles were originally written in the context of my E36 328is, but are also applicable to the E46 330ci.

Impressions of the 2015 320xi A service appointment for my E46 puts me the driver's seat of the 2015 320xi and I learn why I am likely to never buy another BMW.
BMW Inspections An introduction to BMW maintenance inspections.
Car Care Techniques for cosmetic maintenance.
Performance Center Experience In May 2006 I flew the Skyhawk down to Spartanburg, SC to take the 2-Day School at the BMW Performance Center. Here's the tale of that adventure.
Deer Hit A chance meeting with a deer on a dark road provides an opportunity to give this six year old car a needed facelift.
Second Windshield Replacement November, 2003. Another rock, another windshield replacement. Same process, same glass replacement company. If you haven't read the original article, do that first.
Coolant System Troubleshooting Check out how I managed to fix a problem with my cooling system and be happy to spend (only) $350.
Windshield Replacement In October of 2001, a huge rock hit my windshield. Here's the story of how I managed to remedy that problem.
1998 BMW 328is Long Term Review A continually-updated review of BMW 328is ownership.