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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2016, 01:15 PM
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https://youtu.be/b26Ll9q77Pw
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By jvr826
Not the best picture... but I'm presently...

Not the best picture... but I'm presently installing a new suspension on my car. I'll take a better pic if I get to the fronts today.

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By jvr826
If you look on E46Fanatics, I remember someone...

If you look on E46Fanatics, I remember someone transplanting an S50 or S52 from an E36 into an E46. I know several people who have done the S50/S52 into an E30 also. Of course there have been S54...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By jvr826
It depends if shop charges actual time or book...

It depends if shop charges actual time or book time. Book time is probably a lot, actual time is much less. I bet they can do all that in 2 hours, then they'll have to do an alignment, 1 hour.

I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By jvr826
Powerflex is a good compromise, partially rubber,...

Powerflex is a good compromise, partially rubber, partially poly. I had quality issues with two sets though, so I moved on.

I chose AKG poly the last time and although I absolutely love how they...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By jvr826
Look into LED. Amazon has some really nice kits...

Look into LED. Amazon has some really nice kits that will work great with your projectors. The only challenge might be depth, but this kit can be separated to make installation easier:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By jvr826
Have you successfully had Koni rebuild any of...

Have you successfully had Koni rebuild any of your shocks/struts?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By jvr826
I've been reading a lot on the Koni vs Bilstein...

I've been reading a lot on the Koni vs Bilstein debate. I have a Koni based coilover system on my car with 95k miles on the suspension. It's been done for a very, very long time now. From what I've...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By jvr826
VANOS seals done? ICV clean? DISA valve in good...

VANOS seals done? ICV clean? DISA valve in good order?

My money is on VANOS seals. My car was sluggish and had poor throttle response until I rebuilt the VANOS with new seals. Then, it was like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By jvr826
I do not recommend you get racing pads for your...

I do not recommend you get racing pads for your first track event. You should take the car you drive on the street, just as it is. Make sure they have plenty of pad material left as braking technique...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,811
Posted By jvr826
In my county, there is now only visual...

In my county, there is now only visual inspection, no more sniff test.

And yes, those ARE cats according to RealOEM parts list
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By jvr826
I hope you ordered all the hoses that go with it...

I hope you ordered all the hoses that go with it too cuz it's a beotch to replace and you want to do everything you can reach while you're in there.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By jvr826
Sounds like you should contact the posters of...

Sounds like you should contact the posters of said threads/responses directly and ask how they did it.

Have you contacted any of the BMW dismantlers to see if they have used parts you need to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By jvr826
Have you checked Bimmerforums or E46Fanatics? I...

Have you checked Bimmerforums or E46Fanatics? I know I've read about this being done before and one or both of those sites is probably where.

Good luck!
Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-25-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By jvr826
Rears still available.

Rears still available.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By jvr826
I've read about connections on the back of the...

I've read about connections on the back of the screen/cd player coming loose over time. I'd suggest removing it and checking the plugs. Pull them out, push them back on, make sure they're clicked in...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-08-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By jvr826
FS: Alpine PXA-H100 IMPRINT + KTX-H100 - $175 Shipped

I purchased this NEW combo from eBay (receipt available) to interface with my stock audio system, but it only works with IMPRINT enabled Alpine head units. Seller had a no-return policy, so you get...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-08-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By jvr826
FS: Classic CCFL Umnitza Angel Eyes - BMW E46 Facelift Coupe - $75 (SF Bay)

Classic CCFL Unitza Angel Eye kit including rings, igniter, wiring harness, and one extra ring. Brand new never installed. Preditor Chromium 6000k color temp.

Need extra parts? Want to go old...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-08-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By jvr826
FS: Performance Friction Race Brake Pads - Rear 548 Profile (SF Bay)

I have some Performance Friction racing pads, lightly used...

PFC-01 Rear - 548 Profile ($85 shipped) ~6mm pad left
https://www.flickr.com/gp/8733184@N05/84f6Pb


PFC-06 Rear - 548 Profile...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-08-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By jvr826
FS: TC Kline Coilover Suspension (E46 NON-XI) Single Adjustable - $500 (SF BAY)

I'm not interested in shipping, unless you're willing to pay actual cost.

TC Kline single adjustable coilover suspension for BMW Non-XI E46. TC Kline states same part number for M3 and other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By jvr826
There are some recommendations in The Wiki for...

There are some recommendations in The Wiki for Bosch ICON blades. Those sizes work and I've used other blades in the same sizes as well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By jvr826
That's not the handbrake warning light. If...

That's not the handbrake warning light.

If you don't have an owner manual, look here:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By jvr826
My love for this stuff grows fonder every time I...

My love for this stuff grows fonder every time I use it...

http://www.leatherique.com/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By jvr826
"pa soft windows 7" in google ...

"pa soft windows 7" in google

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=942966

I know the thread is for 64-bit, which I've used and had success with, but you may extrapolate!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By jvr826
Here are some clues to get you started. The...

Here are some clues to get you started. The search feature is your friend.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=474991
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