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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
the dealer say no... not sure what to do. Is...

the dealer say no... not sure what to do. Is there any way to ID a sport shock absorber vs a non one ?

Bruno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
you better call the dealer with your VIN and they...

you better call the dealer with your VIN and they will tell you if the sport package was ordered when the car was built/delivered by BMW.

This is how I did to make sure I had the sport or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
I don't. Bruno

I don't.

Bruno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
I just want to get the same suspension I have...

I just want to get the same suspension I have originally. So I will get some OEM rear shocks, non-sport.

Eventually, if I want a more hard or sportier ride, I will probably go KONI FSD.

thanks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
look like it isn't... the best is to have your...

look like it isn't... the best is to have your VIN explained by the dealer, long version.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
Hello, Got the info from the dealer about...

Hello,

Got the info from the dealer about the VIN. Have a look at it. The dealer say that I don't have the sport package even if I got the 17" sport wheel, sport steering wheel and sport seats. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
I have the 3 spoke steering, the sports seats and...

I have the 3 spoke steering, the sports seats and the 17 inches 5 spoke mag wheel so according to the wiki, I have the sport package.

Bruno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
This is what I had in mind... but wanted to see...

This is what I had in mind... but wanted to see if it is logical to change the four shocks while keeping the coil spring. Will make sure they are in good shape before moving forward.

Thanks !!
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
Thanks for your quick answer ! So changing...

Thanks for your quick answer !

So changing the four would make more sense. Now, about the coil spring... shall I keep them ? They look in shape. None of them are broken. Again, would it be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
One last question... at first, I was planning to...

One last question... at first, I was planning to replace both rear shock even since only one is leaking... now I wonder if it will be best to replace the 4 shock... let's say I go Koni FSD, can I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
Thanks for the reply. Pretty sure they are...

Thanks for the reply.

Pretty sure they are sport too... read the wiki and gotmy answer. Now looking for a replacement...stock oem or else, will see.

Bruno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By thebrute
Sport suspension or not ?

Hello,

I have a 2002 325Ci. Now, I have a rear shock leaking oil and need to replace it. When I check online for a replacement, I see 2 options: standard or sport. Not sure if I have the sport...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By thebrute
thanks to everyone ;)

yep, you are right.

Good input from everyone here. Sometimes what seems to be a big issue can be caused by very little...

Again, this forum is awesome :)

Bruno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By thebrute
Hello, Just for the sake of this thread ;),...

Hello,

Just for the sake of this thread ;), I have some good news:

the cause of the rear vibration was a little spring on a shaft used to hold the pad lining for the hand brake. We have 2 per...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By thebrute
ok so now, time to replace the bearing.

Thanks Smolck,

I read a post from you replacing your wheel bearing. Do you have any documented diy and advices ?

You also mention replacing the full hub.. What do you recommend? Do you have a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By thebrute
Got some news...

Ok, got some news.

Today, I decided to have a ride believing it was not a serious issue.

Ride for 5 min and start to hear and feel big vibration at the rear (like vlam-vlam-vlam-vlam). I could...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By thebrute
Strange things from the back...

Hello,

(BMW 325ci 2002, 5 speed, ACS)

Yesterday, I was driving normally and I hear a knocking sound from the back. As first, I tought that a coil spring broke... Nevertheless, I stop, check,...
Forum: Exterior 04-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
It has been sent !! ;)

Hello Spencer,

I should have kept you up to date, sorry.

I've sent the item last monday, april 11th, Air, not ground. I guess it should arrive the following week.

Let me know,

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 04-08-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
:)

a pleasure ;)

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 04-08-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
payment received

Hello Spence,

Payment received. I will ship on Monday.

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 04-08-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
address confirmation

Hello,

It`s really bruno_champagne@yahoo.ca

;)

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 04-08-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
payment info

Hello,

Here you go

Paypal email:
bruno_champagne@yahoo.ca

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 04-07-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
yeah, you're right about the post. I've made the...

yeah, you're right about the post. I've made the shipping estimate again tonight and it would be more around 20USD to ship a 12"x6"x6" box... also, I have to absorb the paypal fee when receiving...
Forum: Exterior 04-07-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By thebrute
Hello, They are in pristine condition. No...

Hello,

They are in pristine condition. No fade in the lense, nothing. No broken tabs on the back.

Asking 65$ shipped at your place. Paypal for payment.

Let me know

Bruno
Forum: Exterior 03-23-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By thebrute
FS: Bmw 99-03 e46 3-series 2dr tail lights right

Hello,

I'm selling a rear tail light RIGHT,original BMW part.

Rear light in the side panel,white right (realoem description)
63218383826

I'm asking 35USD. Shipping is 15 USD in Canada and...
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