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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-12-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By PapaB
Sorry to hear about your total. Bummer for sure....

Sorry to hear about your total. Bummer for sure. I totalled an 03 M3 a few years back. Still miss that car. I will own another someday though.
And totally agree with being prepared for maintenance...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-03-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By PapaB
i know this is an older thread, sorry but i love...

i know this is an older thread, sorry but i love the e46 M3. Who cares about what year it is. you've saved your cash and just as long as the car is in good shape is say go with the color you want. ...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-03-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,801
Posted By PapaB
man there has been an awful lot of belly aching...

man there has been an awful lot of belly aching and hurt feeling to just confirm for John that newer BMWs do not like to be run for short periods of time because it kills the battery. Plus 1 for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,286
Posted By PapaB
Used M3 reliability?

Well said friend.


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-14-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,033
Posted By PapaB
I agree with just about everything everyone is...

I agree with just about everything everyone is saying. I just can't stand messing with the clean look of the rear end. I am having everything on the outside except the actual paint powder coated...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-14-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,286
Posted By PapaB
+1 and rest assured, there will be at least...

+1 and rest assured, there will be at least maintenance if not then repairs will follow.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-04-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By PapaB
Service history and cooling system for starters....

Service history and cooling system for starters. Suspension and bushings next. Good luck.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-04-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,286
Posted By PapaB
Everything is more expensive with an M car. It...

Everything is more expensive with an M car. It has a racing engine for starters. I had an '03 SMG with over 140K and never had an issue. Until a punk in a Honda rear ended me. For me tires were my...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-30-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By PapaB
I am a huge believer in the N54. I had a Dinan...

I am a huge believer in the N54. I had a Dinan stage 2 with exhaust and it screamed. Now it's in the shop getting new go fast parts. Intercooler and CAI with stage 3. Should be around 398 Hp with...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 02-20-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By PapaB
It all depends on your right foot. Get the 5.0....

It all depends on your right foot. Get the 5.0. You wont regret it, I love mine. Sounds SO sweet.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 02-19-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By PapaB
Lowering X6

So I am getting ready to purchase some H&R lowering springs for the X6. ( 2" front and 1" rear). My question for you all is has anyone used spacers to push the wheels out closer to the edge of the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 02-02-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By PapaB
2013 X6 tail light retrofit

I cant seem to find any info on the new Tail lights for the X6. I have a 2009 and want that newer look. Anyone out there know how i can get a hold of a pair? I did it to my 135 and they look...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 01-24-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By PapaB
Go with Lux. They are a bit pricey but 100% worth...

Go with Lux. They are a bit pricey but 100% worth it. You can order through Lux one at Bimmian.com. Good luck.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-23-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By PapaB
I have LUX in the X6 and 135i. Wouldn't change it...

I have LUX in the X6 and 135i. Wouldn't change it for anything. Good luck.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-16-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,518
Posted By PapaB
Don't do it. That N54 motor can take SO much...

Don't do it. That N54 motor can take SO much more. Save the coin and go for the Dinan stage 2. You will walk away from just about everyone.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-11-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By PapaB
IF you have to ask, dont buy it.

IF you have to ask, dont buy it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-27-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,015
Posted By PapaB
Infiniti might be a good idea. What were you...

Infiniti might be a good idea. What were you looking for? Someone to tell you it is ridiculous to even think about buying a M3 (and an SMG at that) without an inspection. Or maybe to chime in with...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,725
Posted By PapaB
Don't take anything less than 35K. It's worth it.

Don't take anything less than 35K. It's worth it.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,569
Posted By PapaB
New tires yes, alignment yes, but neither from...

New tires yes, alignment yes, but neither from the dealer. There are too many great tire shops out there. The dealer is looking to make a buck, just one more set of hands that touch the tires and...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-16-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By PapaB
$80 to$90 easy. Buts it's just so much fun to...

$80 to$90 easy. Buts it's just so much fun to drive.
Forum: General BMW 10-15-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
Posted By PapaB
I vote 08-10 135i with the N54 motor. Tons of...

I vote 08-10 135i with the N54 motor. Tons of fun to drive and very easy to tune . You can toss this car around so easy.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-15-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,033
Posted By PapaB
No one even considering a hitch?

No one even considering a hitch?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-15-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By PapaB
If you need storage then get a 3 series or the...

If you need storage then get a 3 series or the front wheel drive version otherwise known as Mini.
Forum: General BMW 10-15-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By PapaB
+1. Well said.

+1. Well said.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-13-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,033
Posted By PapaB
Trailer hitch on your X6?

Has anyone installed a trailer hitch on their X6? I am looking for clean options that won't require surgery to the rear end. So far I have found a company in GA that claims to be able to do just...
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