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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By christopherr117
The trick is to push down and out a little bit....

The trick is to push down and out a little bit. Less pressure than you expect is actually needed to pop the housing out. You can get clear lenses anywhere from mod bargains to FCP.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By christopherr117
OP says he upgraded to a short shifter. My guess...

OP says he upgraded to a short shifter. My guess is its a manual.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By christopherr117
Whole system start to finish was around $1400...

Whole system start to finish was around $1400 with the install. I'll make a video this weekend so that you can hear the sound.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By christopherr117
I really should've pointed out the necessity for...

I really should've pointed out the necessity for a flexible plastic tool when removing the trim. I just use a plastic screwdriver or one wrapped in a towel. If you just search a simple e46 radio...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By christopherr117
Did you try removing the radio to make sure that...

Did you try removing the radio to make sure that everything was connected properly to the back? It takes about 4 minutes start to finish. I had a similar problem with my radio, and all I did was pop...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By christopherr117
I've got Borla straight pipes on my 323Ci. The...

I've got Borla straight pipes on my 323Ci. The sound is fantastic without being over bearing. Cold days are especially fantastic.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By christopherr117
Why did I not know about this!?!?!?!

Quick background. I go to school in Rhode Island, but am actually from South Carolina. So for the holidays I make the 1000 mile drive home and bond with my 323Ci. Anyway, on the drive back last night...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By christopherr117
Fold the seats down?

Fold the seats down?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By christopherr117
This is so true. People are shocked to hear that...

This is so true. People are shocked to hear that my car is a 2000. The E46 is just a timeless look.

To the OP. Great looking car!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By christopherr117
That will prove to be difficult. The spare tire...

That will prove to be difficult. The spare tire compartment blocks where the two pipes would usually split (if you're looking at an M3 exhaust). I don't know if anyone makes one of these RTG. You...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By christopherr117
Cut your exhaust off. That should make it louder....

Cut your exhaust off. That should make it louder. Hope you don't have any emission standards in Canada though...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By christopherr117
Your wheel set up also is a factor here. If you...

Your wheel set up also is a factor here. If you have offset wheels then they can only be rotated side to side. i.e. Left front switched with the right front. That might've been what they meant.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By christopherr117
If those rims are OEM maybe. But if he bought...

If those rims are OEM maybe. But if he bought reps (Like the ones that were on ModBargains for a while) they aren't worth more than $800
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By christopherr117
Get Borla straight pipes :thumbup: The sound...

Get Borla straight pipes :thumbup:

The sound is primo :bigpimp:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By christopherr117
Terribly sorry to hear about your grandfather. ...

Terribly sorry to hear about your grandfather.

Going to school in Rhode Island and being from South Carolina is the perfect excuse to take a long road trip every 4 months or so. 950 miles and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By christopherr117
If the cigarette lighter won't work you can just...

If the cigarette lighter won't work you can just get a DICE kit. You can get them at Best Buy. Only like $80. Plugs into the wiring in the trunk wall and will both charge and play music from your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By christopherr117
LIES!! I've done the passenger side last year and...

LIES!! I've done the passenger side last year and will be doing my drivers side tomorrow for the second time in the past 8 months.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By christopherr117
Totally agree. Shoot, if it was for school I'd be...

Totally agree. Shoot, if it was for school I'd be back home SC where there is still some sign of freedoms. Between the terrible road conditions, salt in the winter, and inability to purchase a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By christopherr117
Comin up to Rhode Island anytime soon??

Comin up to Rhode Island anytime soon??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By christopherr117
Outrageous Price Quote

So my other wIndow regulator is crapping out. I've already replaced one myself and will do this one too, however, out of curiosity I looked at how much laziness would cost me. The answer? $450. For a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,157
Posted By christopherr117
One time I broke a million miles an hour in my...

One time I broke a million miles an hour in my 323 while eating a happy meal, doing my taxes, and redoing my vanos. Not trying to impress yall or nothin...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By christopherr117
My mistake. Thanks for the correction. And...

My mistake. Thanks for the correction.

And to the OP. Not sure why this was ASAP or why a single google search didn't prompt an answer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By christopherr117
Then its a 2.5L First number is the series the...

Then its a 2.5L First number is the series the preceding two are the engine size. Excluding the 2000 e46 models where the 323 and the 328 were 2.5L and 3.0L respectively.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By christopherr117
What does the back of your car say...

What does the back of your car say...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By christopherr117
Well damn. My apologies for not consulting the...

Well damn. My apologies for not consulting the almighty wiki before posting. May the Bimmerfest Gods please have mercy on my soul.
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