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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,291
Posted By thomafr1
btw i sent gripforce a mail asking for a...

btw i sent gripforce a mail asking for a recommendation between the the FX and the Kupp stage 1 that they offer. i'll post their response. pretty much decided to roll with one of them. just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,291
Posted By thomafr1
great thread and just what i was looking for! ...

great thread and just what i was looking for! ordering up my GripForce kit asap.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 06-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,607
Posted By thomafr1
same question - Grip Force for e39 530i?

folks - any thoughts good or bad?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,709
Posted By thomafr1
great! will tackle this ASAP and stop adding oil...

great! will tackle this ASAP and stop adding oil all the time
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-11-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By thomafr1
same question - closer pics? will the fit an e39?

same question - closer pics? will the fit an e39?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-11-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By thomafr1
will these fit an e39 w/o modification? if so, is...

will these fit an e39 w/o modification? if so, is it possible to get better pics, more close up?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,155
Posted By thomafr1
thx for the feedback and the offer for the call. ...

thx for the feedback and the offer for the call. i think we are speaking of two different clunks. i know that clunk and with smooth footwork on the clutch, it can be avoided - at least that has...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,155
Posted By thomafr1
thx for the feedback and the offer for the call. ...

thx for the feedback and the offer for the call. i think we are speaking of two different clunks. i know that clunk and with smooth footwork on the clutch, it can be avoided - at least that has...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,823
Posted By thomafr1
well - we are talking about two different clunks....

well - we are talking about two different clunks. i know your clunk also - and the fancy footwork is the fix for sure. the clunk i speak of is after you are already in gear and moving.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,155
Posted By thomafr1
Thanks a bunch for the support. In any case,...

Thanks a bunch for the support. In any case, since then I went for a no-brainier - checked the tire pressure (which the mechanic did not do). funny enough after that, I only got 1 clunk afterwards....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,823
Posted By thomafr1
comedy is always appreciated. well - we got the...

comedy is always appreciated. well - we got the X back today - we held off on the deep dive since we were getting some other service. when the wife got home i checked the tires. we have one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,155
Posted By thomafr1
Any word on the "CLUNK"? i have either a clutch...

Any word on the "CLUNK"? i have either a clutch or a tranny job staring me in the face it would be nice to get saved...i have heard about the tires. i actually do have mismatch tires but still i'm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,938
Posted By thomafr1
note that it has a duel-mass flywheel that not to...

note that it has a duel-mass flywheel that not to many can resurface and most shops probably wouldn't. any ideas on an aftermarket clutch for the X3?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,823
Posted By thomafr1
Well - I have the rattle but with some fancy...

Well - I have the rattle but with some fancy footwork, I am able to prevent it - releasing the throttle just right before disengaging the clutch.

on the other hand...we also have a clunk - that...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-18-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,536
Posted By thomafr1
i have seen pix of it before - i think it's...

i have seen pix of it before - i think it's actually two very low-end 10's mounded under the rear deck in a free-air setup. not sure of the power source - whether its still the sub channels of the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-18-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,536
Posted By thomafr1
i actually made them - MDF boxes with fiberglass...

i actually made them - MDF boxes with fiberglass trim. i actually used to sell a version of the right-side boxes with ABS plastic trim instead of fiberglass. i had pretty much stopped making them...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-17-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,536
Posted By thomafr1
thanks folks. yeah - i have "bimerbox"s in the...

thanks folks. yeah - i have "bimerbox"s in the trunk with JL 10w6v2s pushed by PPI Art Series oldskool amps. after i do the drivers side door, i am thinking about modifying the rear armrest. I...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-16-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,536
Posted By thomafr1
one down, one to go

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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-14-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,536
Posted By thomafr1
feet first - fiberglass door pods

after 5 years, confirmation that replacement door panels are cheap on ebay, and finally a partial saturday free, i jumped in feet first to make some pods to host my old-skool 3-way component MB...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By thomafr1
tom - BTW - what is the latest software / rom...

tom - BTW - what is the latest software / rom version for the IceLinkPlus?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By thomafr1
you could probably combine it with the aux input...

you could probably combine it with the aux input adaptor to get "audiophile". or if you want to get all crazy with it, you could go icelink with built in aux.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-10-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By thomafr1
qool

how to i get the cable? paypal or something? i already have the other unit from mp3yourcar.com that i have to do something with - return/exchange
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-10-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By thomafr1
good nfo!! no NAV and no plans for...

good nfo!!

no NAV and no plans for bluetooth, as of yet that is.

does the cable have both iBus and audio?

what do you recommend then> the BMW_T or the BMW_SAT + the $20 cable?

BTW -...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-10-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By thomafr1
good nfo! i don't have NAV and dont plan...

good nfo!

i don't have NAV and dont plan on adding bluetooth.

does the cable have Ibus and Audio? let me know.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-07-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By thomafr1
well...a bit of serching and i think i have the...

well...a bit of serching and i think i have the answer - mp3yourcar.com needs to swap the Neo unit i got for an actual icelink with the BMW_R40 option. we will see what they say when i call them...
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