Can you daily drive an E46 M3?

In my use case, the BMW E46 M3 performs beautifully as a daily driver, and once the engine has warmed up and you’re out on the open road you really get to enjoy the best of what the M3 has to offer.

How do you pressure wash an e46 engine bay?

Spray purple power on the engine bay, on everything. Keep the fenders and bumper wet!! Let it sit a few seconds then pressure wash it all off. Keep moving in even strokes, rinsing off the paint so the purple power doesn’t sit on it (fenders and bumper).

Can I pressure wash my BMW engine?

Just do it! I used to do it frequently on my old American car and have done it a couple times on my BMW. As long as you cover the alternator, air box (I have DCIs), and ECU, you will be fine.

How fast is a BMW E46 M3?

250 km/h
As with most M engines, the S54 again had 6 independent throttle bodies and this time electronically operated throttles (drive-by-wire throttle with no cable). The BMW M3 E46 Convertible version,2000….Top Speed – Horsepower.

Top Speed – Horsepower 0/100 – PS
250 km/h 0/100 – 5.2 Second
343 HP 338 PS

Can I power wash my BMW engine?

Use a light mist from a hose or power wash unit to rinse off engine. Use an all purpose car cleaner/detergent to spray over engine bay. Use a light bristled brush and cloths to scrub/clean engine bay. Rinse with light mist again.

What’s the difference between a BMW E46 or E36?

The E46 suspension and chassis setup is nearly identical to the E36’s chassis. But, the E46 weighs about 100 lbs more than the E36. So, logic would tell you that the E36 would be better due to its weight advantage. But, the E46 is a stiffer chassis over all, has a much wider body and can fit much wider tires, and has way more power.

What year is BMW M3 E46 made in?

BMW M3 (E46) Overview; Production: September 2000-August 2006: Body and chassis; Body style

What engine does the BMW 3 Series E46 have?

The E46 M3 is powered by the BMW S54 inline-six engine with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed SMG-II automated manual transmission. The M3 was introduced in late 2000 and was produced in coupé and convertible body styles only.

What are the dimensions of a BMW M3?

The 2018 BMW M3 CS measures 73.90 inches in width, 183.90 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 110.71 inches.