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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SPDSKTR
See... my car currently does not have any kind of...

See... my car currently does not have any kind of grille in the lower section. I'd need a way to fasten it in place, ideally not drilling any holes.

Someone on E46Fanatics did a double-layer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By SPDSKTR
To change the sound, all you need to do is swap...

To change the sound, all you need to do is swap mufflers. A Magnaflow muffler is cost efficient and will greatly change the sound of your car.

Many people will tell you to get a full exhaust...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By SPDSKTR
He'll have to deal with a salvaged and rebuilt...

He'll have to deal with a salvaged and rebuilt title, though. That can be a royal PITA, especially if he wants to sell it further down the road.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SPDSKTR
I need this in my lower grille and fog light...

I need this in my lower grille and fog light openings. How did you attach the mesh to the grilles?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By SPDSKTR
I do know the previous owner has replaced the gas...

I do know the previous owner has replaced the gas cap three times throughout the life of the car, so I'm assuming it's still good.

And yes. I know what they say about "assume".
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By SPDSKTR
P0444 will not go away.

I installed a new evap purge valve to solve the issue, but the code came back. The car does run and idle a bit better, but it's basically the same. My AFR is upwards of 16.1:1 rather than 14.6:1. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By SPDSKTR
:yikes: I didn't realize they weighed THAT...

:yikes:

I didn't realize they weighed THAT much. I figured they were around 3,250. I knew the E92's were up there in weight, but sheesh. Ditch the power seats for some fixed back racing seats...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By SPDSKTR
I got to car sit a 2011 135i with a DCT. That...

I got to car sit a 2011 135i with a DCT. That thing was a friggin' blast to drive. The steering felt more responsive than the 3'er counterpart, I assume because I was tossing around a car that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By SPDSKTR
I'm also throwing that code. Unfortunately, I...

I'm also throwing that code. Unfortunately, I have higher priorities to handle before I can tinker on my weekend toy. As a result of the bad evap purge valve, my car runs lean, hiccups under sudden...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By SPDSKTR
Let's run through the list of things that could...

Let's run through the list of things that could cause vibrations...

1) Engine mounts.
2) Transmission mounts.
3) Driveshaft giubo.
4) Misfiring cylinders (caused by bad ignition coils or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By SPDSKTR
The N54 and N55 engines sound great, and they...

The N54 and N55 engines sound great, and they have the power to back up the talk. If you want big power, go with the N54. It will require a bit more care, but you can see some insane numbers. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By SPDSKTR
1) Welcome aboard! 2) Read the Wiki in its...

1) Welcome aboard!
2) Read the Wiki in its entirety. In fact, print it out and stick it in a binder. Tab that sucker so you can find things with ease.
3) Invest in a Bentley manual if you plan...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By SPDSKTR
Speaking of revving, I had a conversation with an...

Speaking of revving, I had a conversation with an E46 M3 owner a couple days ago. I asked how he liked the noise the S54 made at 8,000 RPM. His response made me look at him like he was... special....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By SPDSKTR
When putting around town, somewhere around 3,000...

When putting around town, somewhere around 3,000 RPM. My car has a lightweight flywheel (I think 12 lbs.) and doesn't like low shifting.

Merging on the highway, about 4,500 to 5,000 RPM.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By SPDSKTR
Update: I may get her an Eonon G2110F for the...

Update: I may get her an Eonon G2110F for the Prius.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By SPDSKTR
I'm really considering one of these, but we're...

I'm really considering one of these, but we're about to buy the Mrs. a 2005 Toyota Prius. First things we're doing is adding a Kenwood head unit with Android Auto or whatever it's called and D2S...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,181
Posted By SPDSKTR
Does it have four rings as it's emblem? ---> ...

Does it have four rings as it's emblem? ---> YES ---> Do not buy it.

Does it say "AUDI" on it? ---> YES ---> Do not buy it.

Does your friend own an Audi and offered to let you drive it?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,181
Posted By SPDSKTR
Especially if it's a B5 S4 making almost 500...

Especially if it's a B5 S4 making almost 500 AWHP. :eeps:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,181
Posted By SPDSKTR
Holy threaaaaaad bump.

Holy threaaaaaad bump.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By SPDSKTR
The Shark Injector is a more performance oriented...

The Shark Injector is a more performance oriented tune. The Euro2 tune is a European-spec OEM tune that disables the post-cat O2 sensor and, supposedly, gives the car a bump in low-end torque and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By SPDSKTR
Fellow stolen ZHP doors victim checking in! ...

Fellow stolen ZHP doors victim checking in! :eeps:

MMV has it right. N54 335i would be a sweet car to have. However, the engine may require some walnut blasting to remove carbon deposits and it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By SPDSKTR
Get Koni Yellow shocks for adjustability and H&R...

Get Koni Yellow shocks for adjustability and H&R Touring springs for a minor drop. If you want a bit more of a drop, H&R Sport springs.

Realistically, you could probably get the H&R Cup Kit with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By SPDSKTR
Save some money. DDM Tuning has "Ultra HID...

Save some money. DDM Tuning has "Ultra HID Bulbs" which are built to a similar spec as OEM bulbs.

Link: http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/UltraBulb-D2S
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By SPDSKTR
Single 3" straight pipe with no mufflers or...

Single 3" straight pipe with no mufflers or resonators and go to catless headers. That should be plenty loud for you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,182
Posted By SPDSKTR
Ah. Makes sense now.

Ah. Makes sense now.
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