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E46 M3 maintenance I missed?

Discussion in 'E46 M3 (2001-2006)' started by Whitney.marc, Jan 15, 2017.

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    Whitney.marc

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    I just purchased a 2003 BMW M3 SMG with 119K miles that has been very well maintained with the following in the past 2K miles:

    - Head Gasket
    - Every Gasket removed to replace the head gasket was replaced
    - Valve Adjustment
    - New fog Lights
    - New Headlight bulbs
    - Power Steering Flush
    - New Parking Brake Shoes
    - Idle Pulley
    - Coolant Flush
    - Oil Change
    - SMG Compression Spring
    - Complete Diff Service ( Diff Cover, Fluid, Drain Bolt )
    - Complete Vanos Overhaul
    - New Exhaust Hub on Vanos
    - Beisan Systems Oil Pump Disk
    - Brand New Gaksets Throughout Vanos
    - Vanos Noise Reduction Kit
    - Rear subframe checked and there are no cracks

    Is there anything else I should be worrying about when getting the car ready for the summer? This car will be a garage queen maybe doing 3K miles in the summer months only. Thanks for any advice!
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    charlson89

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    Only a couple things come to mind such at brake fluid flush, fuel filter, trans fluid, air filter. Sounds like you have replaced most items and the best thing to do is to check the vehicle over and make sure no other repairs may be required.
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    Whitney.marc

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    Thanks for the reply! I'll add those items to the list to knock out before spring arrives!

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