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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By STS42
I have ZHP with staggered 18's, for winter I have...

I have ZHP with staggered 18's, for winter I have square 17's 225/45/17, dunlops. There is a major difference in pothole handling. It is obviously softer, but it doesn't look bad just different, kind...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By STS42
They may or may not have them anymore, check in...

They may or may not have them anymore, check in another month or two. You can probably find steel wheels, you just need the correct offset. I had my old ones straightened
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By STS42
I've been running 17's, BMW steel wheels for...

I've been running 17's, BMW steel wheels for years, I got mine at Bavarian. I don't know if they still have them. I also bought a fancy BMW cap as well. The cheap alloys bend way too easily in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,284
Posted By STS42
On my third BMW in Boston E32, E38 and E46. 4...

On my third BMW in Boston E32, E38 and E46. 4 snows and RWD is all you need. I also have taken all of them skiing. The E32 I used two studded snows and two regular tires, after that it was like a...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,643
Posted By STS42
tree wins again

tree wins again
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By STS42
Actually I believe it's in one of the fender...

Actually I believe it's in one of the fender wells, I forget which one cause I had it done at the dealer when I mashed it in a snow storm
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By STS42
I had a 320d with an "M" package and 6 peed...

I had a 320d with an "M" package and 6 peed manual in London as a rental last month. Black on Black, sport seats. When i got up north of cambridge on those awesome english back roads it was a lot of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 543
Posted By STS42
I went minimal on options and it took awhile to...

I went minimal on options and it took awhile to find in 2005, convertible with zhp, cold weather package and cd in the dash. I'm so glad I don't have I drive of that vintage or nav
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By STS42
I've had wheels welded and repaired many times. I...

I've had wheels welded and repaired many times. I gave up on the cheap tire rack rims that bend all the time. I have my rims done at the same place BMW, audi and Porsche use. Considering a new oem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By STS42
I'd kill, not literally, for a repaint of my hood...

I'd kill, not literally, for a repaint of my hood and I wouldn't be worrying that the swirl marks didn't match;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By STS42
I need to do the OFHG, I'm looking at it now....

I need to do the OFHG, I'm looking at it now. This is a 2005 e46 with an automatic. So, I've looked at a couple of YouTube videos and then I looked at the Bentley manual. The videos and other DIY...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By STS42
67 Fury Conv

I bought it in 1974 for 600 with 87000 on it. 383 2bbl, 3sp tourque flite which is one of the best automatics ever. AM radio with a speaker in the dash and a rear speaker in the middle of the rear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
not really

I went back and looked at the other thread that I wrote about my battery replacement. The convertible battery is different as noted by others whose advice I took. ;)

"This weekend after reading...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
157.00

157.00
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
Seriously, how do you know my dealer is out of...

Seriously, how do you know my dealer is out of the way? Also, the battery in a convertible is slightly different than a hardtop so rather than the jury rig mounting method I paid a little more. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
Fair enough, my dealer gives a 15% discount on...

Fair enough, my dealer gives a 15% discount on parts if you bought it there once it goes out of warranty. So, sometimes i buy from Barvarian and sometimes from the dealer and i can always check the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
Why?? The original worked for nine years in the...

Why?? The original worked for nine years in the boston area, I have a convertible and it fits exactly and took five minutes to install. Why would i go to Walmart or Autozone? Sometimes BMW is not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By STS42
Dealer Battery is fine

I just replaced the original battery on my 2005 E46 conv in January/February for $157 from my dealer. Plus they took the old one back.
Forum: General BMW 06-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 36,577
Posted By STS42
E23 e38 e46

E23
e38
e46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By STS42
Are you kidding, I have feeler gauges left over...

Are you kidding, I have feeler gauges left over from when I used to do the plugs on my first Plymouth Fury, I'll stick with the factory plugs
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By STS42
I just did the vcg and plugs last week, I'm not...

I just did the vcg and plugs last week, I'm not sure how you would gap a plug with 4 electrodes? Mine runs fine
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By STS42
Replaced VCG and plugs memorial day

I broke down and replaced the VCG and Plugs. It was a lot easier than i thought although not as easy as my 71 Barracuda. I watched the Barvarian you tube and then there is good play by play on e46...
Forum: E52 Z8 (1999 - 2003) 05-25-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,221
Posted By STS42
I saw one last night in Boston on Boylston st...

I saw one last night in Boston on Boylston st parked in front of a Ferrari near the mandarin hotel, most people were ignoring the Ferrari
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By STS42
318D Rental in London

Last week in the UK i got a 318D with an "M" package, 6 speed manual. My car at home is an E46 convertible. I drove this about 600 miles and it was alot of fun especially on the country roads between...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By STS42
You will usually feel some kind of thump and you...

You will usually feel some kind of thump and you can get the wheels straightened.
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