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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Heard similar story from a friend that drifts and...

Heard similar story from a friend that drifts and DD his nissan. I wonder how OEM vs poly vs worn-out guibos would stack-up against each other. If anyone has a machine that can test and provide some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Just placed an order for this:...

Just placed an order for this: http://www.akgmotorsport.com/catalog/catalog.php?category=e46%20Steering
If dirtybrd's information is correct then I am pretty sure that steering guibo on my car is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,905
Views: 958,087
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Look good. Tire and wheel specs?

Look good. Tire and wheel specs?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Question IS your FSR out? Could you test something?

FSR on my car has failed, with fan either not blowing at all, working occasionally, and being stuck. I should have replaced it when I had the dash out... Anyhow, I decided to test it with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By PancakeBimmer
smg?

smg?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By PancakeBimmer
How come no one ever mentions workshop manual...

How come no one ever mentions workshop manual available at http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/ ?
Sure, it is a bit weird to navigate, but that is until you get used to it. It is also free.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
No words ...

No words
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_0Hfz9gDdE
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Any electricians out there? I am pretty sick of...

Any electricians out there? I am pretty sick of the dummy 30W soldering iron that I have, so I have been looking to replace it with with either digital soldering station or soldering iron with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By PancakeBimmer
What is your experience driving "sportier" ride on public roads?

Pretty much what the title says. By "sportier" I mean stiffer springs, lower tire profile, solid rubber or poly bushings, and so on. I love the ride, but sometimes when driving on rough roads I feel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,046
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I would love to get older honda and restore it...

I would love to get older honda and restore it completely using oem parts. I think it would look nice event though it would still e a honda.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By PancakeBimmer
That is pretty darn good list. Great job.

That is pretty darn good list. Great job.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Sorry for semi-hijacking the thread, but wouldn't...

Sorry for semi-hijacking the thread, but wouldn't it also be acceptable to just pull the airbag fuse out? Genuine curiosity :dunno: It became annoying for me to disconnect battery every time the work...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,905
Views: 958,087
Posted By PancakeBimmer
^^^ Mmmm, those M3 wheels :drool: ...

^^^ Mmmm, those M3 wheels :drool:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=457010&stc=1&d=1407365637
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Here, found the answer for ya: Click...

Here, found the answer for ya: Click (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=e46+15%22+wheels)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By PancakeBimmer
True. In that case, "Auto to Manual" project car...

True. In that case, "Auto to Manual" project car :dunno: I don't suppose it will be cheaper than buying new trans, but after-all OP does want a project car.

So which one is it OP? Auto or manual?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By PancakeBimmer
If it is manual and you want something to work...

If it is manual and you want something to work on, yes buy it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By PancakeBimmer
If you "have that need for speed", you shouldn't...

If you "have that need for speed", you shouldn't have bought 323i.

In case you do want to go thru with engine swap, you might want to consider doing the maintenance and upgrading it. Then you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,905
Views: 958,087
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Black wheels with silver lip look good :thumbup: ...

Black wheels with silver lip look good :thumbup:
So are you saying that your car already has lowering springs? As to me, it could use another 1/2" drop.
Regardless, car looks great :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Could someone post a reasonable explanation as to...

Could someone post a reasonable explanation as to why both sway bars are on the list?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/7569/30apr0013....

http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/7569/30apr0013.jpg
http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/8666/30apr0012.jpg

Huh? What? VR8? o.O
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Check one of those places that part out cars.

Check one of those places that part out cars.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I might call couple shops to see what they charge...

I might call couple shops to see what they charge for diagnostics. Going too cheap might not be too good either considering that car was flooded couple feet and wouldn't start at all. So 3/4 of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Not quite sure how to put it, so I will spill it....

Not quite sure how to put it, so I will spill it.

Dad's boss bought flooded car, so I had a go at it since I have the tools. Now that it came to payment, I have no idea what to say. I have never...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 67,426
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Out of curiosity, how much would a diagnosis of...

Out of curiosity, how much would a diagnosis of flooded vehicle cost? Need to find out what modules don't work and need to be replaced.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By PancakeBimmer
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=455377&stc=1&d=1406655761

This is the valve that already was on the car. After it snapped, we grabbed the one I used to have on my car,...
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