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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-16-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By jockstrap
Update - decision made. Now I have to find a DCT...

Update - decision made. Now I have to find a DCT Sedan. Looking for a 2011/2012 with low miles. I feel like a kid again, checking BMW website every morning hoping to find what I want :) Thanks...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-12-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By jockstrap
Thanks gang - off the dealer (BMW Laval Quebec)...

Thanks gang - off the dealer (BMW Laval Quebec) this Fri to see what they can do for me!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By jockstrap
Winter tires for 335

What are the options for NON RFT winter tires? OR are there any really good Winter RFTs?
I run Nokians on my E46 330i and they are quite simply the best!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By jockstrap
Whining noise from somewhere

Hi gang, my 2005 330i (87k) auto has developed a whining.whirring noise - difficult to tell if it is from the wheels (wheel bearing) or transmission. Noise is there when I accelerate and when I am...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-04-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By jockstrap
M3 Dilema

So guys I have been and continue to be a massive BMW fan. Currently I have a E46 330 M exec pack sedan beauty. I love it but KMs are getting up there now, 85K.
Been looking for a M3 sedan 2011/2012...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By jockstrap
Buying in the US and bringing to Canada

I am looking at a M3 from BMW Towne to buy and bring into QUebec. Anyone have any experience, advice on what needs to be done and the pitfalls?

THanks in advance for your help.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-17-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By jockstrap
what do you have and thanks for the link.

what do you have and thanks for the link.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-17-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By jockstrap
Considering a M3 upgrade

Hi all, I currently run a E46 330i - great car, but I am thinking about changing up to a 2010/2011 M3 sedan for a little more fun!
My question, what are the typically things to look for and what...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By jockstrap
decision made - I am sstaying with my BMW! ...

decision made - I am sstaying with my BMW! Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By jockstrap
Appreciate the comments. taking the S4 for a spin...

Appreciate the comments. taking the S4 for a spin on Monday.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By jockstrap
Thinking about leaving BMW!!!

Longtime BMW lover, currently have a 330i 2005 with 59k with M pack and all the goodies - fantastic car. Considering the new S4 for a change. S4 seems to beat 335i but appreciat eany comments or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By jockstrap
Fly by wire acceleration delays

Previous post on my acceleration delay pointed to fly by wire. My 2005 330i slushy has major delays (minor but in realms of BMW it is major) which is causing me great problems.

Any known problems...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By jockstrap
Thanks all. I think you are probably correct, it...

Thanks all. I think you are probably correct, it is something on the fly by wire.

I know how to deal with it in my driving style, a little annoying but no big deal.

Still love this thing!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By jockstrap
delay in acceleration

My 330i 2005 E46 has a slight delay when I jump on the gas. It is more obvious if I am going forward, letting off the gas and then putting it back on, there is a delay and sometimes a mild jump.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
Posted By jockstrap
the best winter tyres by a mile are Nokian tyres...

the best winter tyres by a mile are Nokian tyres from Finland - yes, same company that makes Nokia Phones.
Cheaper than blizzaks and far better!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By jockstrap
Winter rims 330i

Gang, I have a 330i sedan with sport and M exec pack - not a ZHP. It has the 17'rims OEM 68 style as std equipment.
What winter rim options do I have - I have the large disc brakes which I believe...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 26,975
Posted By jockstrap
No

:mad: Team - run flats suck.

Every one who has them will tell you they just give a terrible ride!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By jockstrap
330i or 325i or even 323i rwd and spend some...

330i or 325i or even 323i rwd and spend some money on excellent winter tyres.

I am in Montreal and I know about snow and ice:eek:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,854
Posted By jockstrap
Chip/mods to a 323i 2000

Team, I am in Montreal and I am looking for a good indie garage that can service and is knowledgable in "chipping" and other mods to my baby. Can anyone offer a good reference anywhere in Quebec - ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By jockstrap
Lights flicker with heated seats on

I have a 323i, 2000 slushie with 120k.

When I have the heated seats on the lights at night noticeably flicker about 1 sec interval. Any thoughts on what is wrong - Alternator?

Also, how serious...
Forum: General BMW 06-01-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By jockstrap
Mechanic in Montreal???

Hi all,

I have an old (5 years) 323i and I am looking for a reliable mechanic in Montreal Canada, who can service and do inspections - any recommendations please??

Thxs/merci.

Jockstrap
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By jockstrap
Air con/vents STINK!!

Hi all, I have just bought a 2000 323i with 105k clicks. All looks OK, but my aircon/vents stink when they blow air - Is this due to residue cold air causing small amounts of liquid to lie stagnant...
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