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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Washburn
With OEM BMW Style 264 (staggered) wheels ...

With OEM BMW Style 264 (staggered) wheels

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_1979.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/nishang/media/IMG_1979.jpg.html)
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5,493
Views: 912,290
Posted By Washburn
Thanks! I got tired of cleaning them, and also...

Thanks!
I got tired of cleaning them, and also I've always wanted a simple but elegant 5 spoke wheel - style 264 (OEM) seemed best to match this requirement...
(I still haven't sold the style...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By Washburn
This is why I think it's so important to have...

This is why I think it's so important to have something like an UltraGauge which can monitor and display REAL TIME coolant temp. all the time. The idiot gauge, from what I know lags a LOT behind the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,565
Posted By Washburn
Nice car, but: I have always liked the 'old'...

Nice car, but:
I have always liked the 'old' 135i wheels (style 264) a lot better than the later ones. IDK why they ever changed those;
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By Washburn
Hmmm...as I said, my ZHP is so young still at 42k...

Hmmm...as I said, my ZHP is so young still at 42k miles, and I am growing old at 44 yrs...I might not even need another BMW..
However, If I get curious ;) I'll contact you and perhaps I can test...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By Washburn
As an owner of a 2005 ZHP coupe, a 335i/is or a...

As an owner of a 2005 ZHP coupe, a 335i/is or a 135i is the only BMWs i can stand/imagine buying, if I ever grew tired of my ZHP, which still only has 42k miles on it.
I still don't know (if I ever...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,592
Posted By Washburn
Thanks, sir. With the amount of knowledge you...

Thanks, sir.
With the amount of knowledge you have, I doubt you'll have questions about swapping wheels, but if you ever need to know anything about the swap, just let me know.
1addicts.com would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,257
Posted By Washburn
Also, Castrol Syntec 0w/40 Euro Formula meets...

Also, Castrol Syntec 0w/40 Euro Formula meets LL01. (new kid on the block, sort of)



No. Only the 5w/40 of the Pennzoil Euro Ultra meets LL01
5w/30 meets LL-04, and NOT LL-01...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,592
Posted By Washburn
LOL, FB - that's so correct - cleaning the ZHP...

LOL, FB - that's so correct - cleaning the ZHP wheels was a torture and i never could do it well. Thanks for the compliment!

Now I am trying to decide - do I want to get rid of the ZHP wheels? I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,592
Posted By Washburn
Thread revival: WELL I DID IT: it took me a...

Thread revival:
WELL I DID IT: it took me a while, and i 1st went with 10mm spacers in front, but car handled like crap (play in steering wheel) took them off, and everything's normal...They were...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-30-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5,493
Views: 912,290
Posted By Washburn
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_1979.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/nishang/media/IMG_1979.jpg.html)
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/264w-1.jpg...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-09-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Washburn
Near New winter tires(4)- Altimax Arctic 225/60/16

General Altimax Arctic
4 tires
used ONE winter, 3000 miles on tires max
225/60/16
Asking $200 picked up.

These tires were used ONE winter for about 3 months and actually used in the snow...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Washburn
Techron, Redline SL-1, Gumout (Regane only), all...

Techron, Redline SL-1, Gumout (Regane only), all have good proven amounts of PEA, and are well respected.
Right now Techron is BOGO at AAP - till end of July i think. I stocked up !

I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,493
Views: 912,290
Posted By Washburn
Getting some Shell V-Power with a bottle of...

Getting some Shell V-Power with a bottle of Techron Concentrate...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_1512-Copy.jpg...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Washburn
In before Bob: ;) ...

In before Bob: ;)
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156315
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Washburn
^ That too - I don't think there was such a...

^ That too - I don't think there was such a mandate - our 2003 Elantra beater never had any TPMS either- heck, it was not even an option.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Washburn
THAT'S IT! 325i doesn't have TPMS at all, seems...

THAT'S IT! 325i doesn't have TPMS at all, seems like.

Look here under 'safety': (This is for 2005 325 sedan)
http://www.edmunds.com/bmw/3-series/2005/features-specs.html?style=100467103
TPMS is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Washburn
I tried searching (still am) and trying to figure...

I tried searching (still am) and trying to figure out this as well... perhaps the 325i didn't come with TPMS (even the fake type) at all? trying to google an old brochure right now...
BTW, welcome ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Washburn
2005 E46 still uses the system that relied on the...

2005 E46 still uses the system that relied on the speed. (so there should be no sensors on wheels anyway - it works through DSC system or something) -
BUT i don't understand why the TPMS reset...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Washburn
BP is now top Tier.

http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/press/press-releases/bp-joins-top-tier-detergent-gasoline-program.html
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,493
Views: 912,290
Posted By Washburn
Turned out decent for an iphone pic (using Vsco...

Turned out decent for an iphone pic (using Vsco Cam app)

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_1486.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/nishang/media/IMG_1486.jpg.html)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Washburn
Meh, Front end below the bumper is over-styled...

Meh, Front end below the bumper is over-styled and looks gimmicky. Interior looks more luxury snoozer than a sporty BMW.
I think E92 335is looks better than this thing.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,493
Views: 912,290
Posted By Washburn
Looked better before. black wheels don't look...

Looked better before.
black wheels don't look quite right - just MHO.
and what's the goopy stuff on the sidewalls ? Eww.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-05-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Washburn
Thanks - wheels have been bought. Mods feel free...

Thanks - wheels have been bought. Mods feel free to delete thread.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,301
Posted By Washburn
I wonder how practical it would be to own and...

I wonder how practical it would be to own and maintain a 840 or a 850 coupe these days...No frills, straightforward and beautiful looking cars...
So let me revise my above list:

The only BMWs I...
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