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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By testrada
ah, good point. that helps. thanks!

ah, good point. that helps. thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By testrada
depth. the wheel sits too tall and the trunk...

depth.
the wheel sits too tall and the trunk floor is raised by the wheel.
the cavity appears to be for a donut or space saver type tire.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By testrada
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By testrada
that does not fit in the trunk space where the...

that does not fit in the trunk space where the spare goes. don't want to give up the entire trunk.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By testrada
missing spare tire. what size please?

what size spare tire fits in the trunk tire space of the e46 convertible?
car has stock 16" rims.

thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By testrada
just bought a 2002 325CiC - things to check?

Hi all,
My wife and I just bought a used 2002 325CiC with 114k miles. Paid $7500. The exterior is in decent shape, the interior needs a few tweaks here and there (window button caps, some cracks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By testrada
FS: 2005 BMW 330Ci ZHP/ZPP, 27900 miles, $28999

car is in perfect condition
price is firm.
Photos Here (http://www.flickr.com/gp/46374660@N00/FbBgB2)

email me at tony@estrada-valdez.com or call me at 603-930-8321 for questions
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2007, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By testrada
Lease buyout selling car question, need for suggestions

My BMW is leased, with the contract ending in 02/2008
The buyout price (residual value) on 02/2008 will be $27500
The buyout price today is $28500.

If I want to sell the car today (before the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-28-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By testrada
Car Still For Sale

Car Still For Sale
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-21-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By testrada
FS: 2005 330Ci ZHP, 26.5k miles...

FS: 2005 330Ci ZHP, 26.5k miles...
<hr style="color: rgb(207, 207, 207);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> My lease is ending on 02/09/2008 and I have...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By testrada
Strange. You don't need an account. I have the...

Strange. You don't need an account. I have the set as guest for anyone to see it without an account. I tried it and I can see them in an unauthenticated browser session...
What do you get?
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-20-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By testrada
Updated photos...

Photos here... (http://www.flickr.com/photos/testrada/sets/72157602554785982)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-20-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By testrada
FS: 2005 330Ci ZHP, 26.5k miles...

My lease is ending on 02/09/2008 and I have decided I will not be keeping the car.
So, I am going to put it up for sale and see what happens.

Miles as of 10/20/07: 26,488
Price as of 11/06/07: ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By testrada
Thanks for all the replies and suggestions, I...

Thanks for all the replies and suggestions, I guess it boils down to

a 30k mile car for $27k or

a brand new car for $27k
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By testrada
Thanks for suggestion. Done that many times...

Thanks for suggestion. Done that many times (NHIS, Limerock) and autocross is a waste of time considering the amount of total driving to wait time ratio

T
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By testrada
Question 330Ci ZHP: To keep or return?

2005 330Ci ZHP ZPP ZCW + xenon, titanium silver, 23.5k miles

Lease expires: Feb 9, 2008
Hi. I am sure this topic has been discussed before but since it is a time sensitive topic (i.e. prices...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-08-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,784
Posted By testrada
Lol *****

Lol
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,523
Posted By testrada
I have leather/suede in my t&c minivan and it is...

I have leather/suede in my t&c minivan and it is great, though I know eventually it will crack. I too wish that the alcantara (suede) would have been offered with leather seating surfaces as an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2005, 08:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,523
Posted By testrada
LEATHERETTE (eg. vinyl) (have had it in my 93...

LEATHERETTE (eg. vinyl) (have had it in my 93 318i, 77 280z, 76 vw rabbit):

pros:
-lasts and looks new forever.
-very easy to clean (use lexol, 409, windex, whaever)
-feels...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,675
Posted By testrada
The sound is acceptable, but it is relative crap...

The sound is acceptable, but it is relative crap considering this is their high-end system. It should sound much better. With some material is ok, with other is bah.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By testrada
Thanks. It does not bother me as long as it is...

Thanks. It does not bother me as long as it is not a defect that will eventually lead to some mechanical failure. BTW, I have also driven for a number of hours and a number of days 1998 & 1999 E36...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By testrada
zhp shifting noises and feelings

On my new 05 330Ci zhp I noticed that every time I shift and let go the clutch (normal driving) while keeping the hand on the shifter, I feel through the stick lever a lite knock or tap right at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By testrada
it is version 2 :-)

it is version 2 :-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By testrada
BTW, the only other time I have had that feeling...

BTW, the only other time I have had that feeling of "Ah, this is the one" was when I saw the E46 M3 in black with the cinnamon leather interior..... but at the time, it was out of my reach. I like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By testrada
I get happy every time I have to go somewhere...

when I know I am going to drive it, I just get this happy feeling.... like the feeling of a first sip of beer on a friday happy hour, but constant...

When I bought my car I did not go to the...
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