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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By johnrando
All sets spoken for.

All sets spoken for.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By johnrando
Bump. Up to 5 people, which meets the minimum...

Bump. Up to 5 people, which meets the minimum qty for him to ship from Europe.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
If you don't like it, don't buy it. No big deal....

If you don't like it, don't buy it. No big deal. Oh, and my subframe is just fine, thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By johnrando
Mtech2 Carbon Fiber Splitters made from OEM mold

Just an FYI. Mtech2 carbon fiber splitters for sale, $200 plus shipping. These are made from the OEM mold. This is his last batch he's making as he's closing up shop. I've already bought 2 sets...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
They dropped the price to $49.99 after feedback,...

They dropped the price to $49.99 after feedback, but short of the minimum committment so far.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
The pre-buy is up and at the page below: ...

The pre-buy is up and at the page below:

http://www.gruvenparts.com/bmw-e39-e46-and-z4-billet-dipsticks/

The way it works is once they get 20 committed/paid, they produce. If you sign up and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
Great news! We got to 20 fast, and they are...

Great news! We got to 20 fast, and they are going forward with this! (Mostly from zhpmafia.com and e46fanatics.com). They will be posting a "pre-buy" on their site on Monday. The price s/b within...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
Thanks for asking. So, no idea as it's not even...

Thanks for asking. So, no idea as it's not even a product for non-M yet. My guess is once we get 20 committed, they will manufacture and likely you just place your order with them. I'll ask for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
EDIT: We're up to 10 already. Adding pics of...

EDIT: We're up to 10 already. Adding pics of the "business end".

458657

458658
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By johnrando
Gauging interest in non-M E46 Billet Dipstick?

All, it's been awhile. I want to gauge interest. This beautiful E46 Billet Dipstick below is for M's only. I've asked the manufacturer and they said if we ordered Qty 20, they would produce for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By johnrando
Don't they have those at ecstuning.com?

Don't they have those at ecstuning.com?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By johnrando
+1. Just get one that fits, BMW or not. There...

+1. Just get one that fits, BMW or not. There are a few that many people seem to buy regularly that I don't recall off the top of my head. If you do a search the names will pop up.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By johnrando
I like that method. The one I use is to roll the...

I like that method. The one I use is to roll the window up and down 3 full times. After that, the auto function is restored.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By johnrando
I have the BMW OEM Perf. front strut brace as I...

I have the BMW OEM Perf. front strut brace as I figured:

it could help a vert. with chassis flex, helps prevent mushrooming, and looks good. I really can't tell (or don't remember) feeling a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By johnrando
I rattle can'd mine in place and it came out...

I rattle can'd mine in place and it came out great. He's an in progress pic. Not pictured is all the paper backing I put behind the grill so that the overspray wouldn't hit behind the grill.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By johnrando
You just have to play with it with a little...

You just have to play with it with a little force. Put the key in all the way and turn it left hard and try to open. Go all the way right, then back, trying a different pressure, etc. Once you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,423
Posted By johnrando
Can't argue with that. This STEP just shifts too...

Can't argue with that. This STEP just shifts too slow, manuals are much more fun to drive. I had reasons for choosing STEP with this car. But still, they could have done better. I drove a Miata...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,423
Posted By johnrando
LOL on the list. I agree with previous posts,...

LOL on the list. I agree with previous posts, shift earlier than you think you'd need to when in M. I almost always drive in S mode, I use M to downshift on the freeway to pass. I've never heard...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By johnrando
That works, although I've heard mixed reviews...

That works, although I've heard mixed reviews about MediaBridge as far as consistent reliability.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,272
Posted By johnrando
Great writeup, I agree. I'm moving to a square...

Great writeup, I agree. I'm moving to a square setup so it will be interesting to see the difference.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By johnrando
Don't know the comparison to E36s, but some have...

Don't know the comparison to E36s, but some have the GM and some have ZF.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,927
Posted By johnrando
I'll chime in. Love my V2s. I ordered them over...

I'll chime in. Love my V2s. I ordered them over the holidays with a free shipping promotion but mistakenly, it wasn't for the kind I ordered. I emailed asking about the promo and even though it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,341
Posted By johnrando
You said the tech checked, but there are also...

You said the tech checked, but there are also settings on the radio... it's a long shot, but for instance, it could be set to EURO instead of US. I forget how to do it but I'm sure it's in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,341
Posted By johnrando
Countless stories of making sure everything is...

Countless stories of making sure everything is tight before you make you next move, as said earlier. That usually helps. Hopefully that will improve it, but yeah, the radio reception on these is...
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