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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By e46trj
You should change the thermostat and the water...

You should change the thermostat and the water pump as well along with what is already on your list. Also, a full radiator and block flush with BMW coolant 50/50 with distilled water. You can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By e46trj
inner / outer intake boot $$?

All good man.
Try to change the clamps and face them the right way if you decide to diy.
Also it's a good idea to buy a foot or two of vacuum tube. You will most likely break the tube when you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By e46trj
inner / outer intake boot $$?

So you got annoyed after not getting answer for 3 hours.
People are here to help you, but don't expect people to jump in your thread as soon as you post it.
And you could have searched for all...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By e46trj
inner / outer intake boot $$?

I personally use bmaparts, fcpeuro and rmeuropean.
They have the best prices and really good shipping costs.

Other good vendors are turner, ecstuning.

You will get more information about...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By e46trj
inner / outer intake boot $$?

Those parts will cost you $40 maximum a piece OE if you buy from dealer. If it were online store, around $20 a piece.

Changing them will take 15 minutes if the clamps are facing up. If not 30...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-11-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By e46trj
Do you still have the spacers? Sent you an...

Do you still have the spacers?
Sent you an email.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By e46trj
^ Thanks I was more concerned on, how much...

^ Thanks
I was more concerned on, how much should I pay for them if PPI checks out.
I am not sure if I will be over paying or lowballing with around 7k for a 2001-2002 530i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By e46trj
BMW scanner 1.4 is $33 and can code the car too....

BMW scanner 1.4 is $33 and can code the car too. Adapter may be around $10. Much worth the investment if you plan to keep the car for longer time.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 946,129
Posted By e46trj
RWD is not that bad in winter. In fact I like it...

RWD is not that bad in winter. In fact I like it better than FWD, much predictable. But the issue is ground clearance, if the snow is touching the side skirts, you're bound to get stuck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By e46trj
+1 I have one and love it. Paid for itself with...

+1
I have one and love it. Paid for itself with coding the LCM to disable DRLs and code xenons.
After that several instances of SES, alarm coding and what not.

You can even see live data.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 946,129
Posted By e46trj
Various mountains here in CO: Mt. Evans, Lookout...

Various mountains here in CO: Mt. Evans, Lookout mountain, Independence pass, the last one is a parking garage shot from a local e46 meet.

Its a blast to drive through the mountains here during...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 946,129
Posted By e46trj
A few quick ones: ...

A few quick ones:


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By e46trj
100+ and then you feel the pull? These cars...

100+ and then you feel the pull?

These cars are really good cars, but I have to differ on your statement on "it shines after 100+". The top end torque in our cars are not so useful. I say, easy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By e46trj
CCFLs do look better(more OEM in the lines of...

CCFLs do look better(more OEM in the lines of e39) but e46s never came with angel eyes(correct term: corona rings).

I have orionlites(LEDs) from umnitza, which I am still debating whether I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-04-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By e46trj
New member with some questions on e39

Hi, I am a new member here and considering to buy an e39.
I frequent e46fanatics often because I own an e46.

I am considering a late model (01-03) 530i with around 100-130k miles.
I have seen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By e46trj
buying a used e39, help

Hi, I just registered to this forum. I am frequent regularly in e46fanatics and now thinking to upgrade to e39.

I am considering a late model (01-03) 530i with around 100-130k miles.
I have seen...
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