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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
I agree with most of that. If you've done one...

I agree with most of that. If you've done one before, no sweat on the time.

Either way, I got it done for less than the price of the replacement part, and supposedly, a better part, now that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By kyfdx
I bought the Firehawk Indy 500s. $432 out...

I bought the Firehawk Indy 500s.

$432 out the door.

I'll report back, once I put them on.. around April 1st.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
30 minutes, including rebuilding the part? ...

30 minutes, including rebuilding the part?

No chance. 47 steps. You can't even read the installation instructions in 30 minutes. ;-)

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By kyfdx
New tire decision

Last new set of summer tires were Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Massively expensive in 2013, when I got them. Put them on along with new struts, CABs, etc.
They are the greatest tires ever,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
Thought I would follow up. Purchased the kit,...

Thought I would follow up. Purchased the kit, and my independent shop rebuilt/re-installed it, back in December.
I think I'm out about $275 altogether. (not a DYIer).

Thanks to all for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
CDV is long gone.. massive improvement.

CDV is long gone.. massive improvement.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
Had the power dip when I first bought mine in...

Had the power dip when I first bought mine in 2010 (at 40K miles). They actually removed the ECU, sent it to NJ to be re-flashed (not kidding). That solved any issues that I had with it, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By kyfdx
105K on my 2006 ZHP. Cooling system replaced...

105K on my 2006 ZHP.

Cooling system replaced at 98K.

No codes or noises... Would you proactively rebuild/replace the DISA?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-24-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,312
Posted By kyfdx
Same here.. one year later, and no issues

Same here.. one year later, and no issues
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-15-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By kyfdx
Might be time to upgrade to 16" wheels. A...

Might be time to upgrade to 16" wheels.

A lot of (normal) choices in 225/55-16
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-03-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By kyfdx
Mark: That is one awesome Cayman! What are...

Mark: That is one awesome Cayman!

What are you going to do about your TDI?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-03-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By kyfdx
There is no returning a vehicle. Once you buy...

There is no returning a vehicle. Once you buy it, it belongs to you.

If you want to get rid of it, you have to sell it. Prepare to take a big loss.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,917
Posted By kyfdx
No...

No...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-01-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,917
Posted By kyfdx
The current programs run through August. ...

The current programs run through August.

Doesn't mean they won't update them tomorrow, though.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-21-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By kyfdx
Is it an automatic or stick-shift?

Is it an automatic or stick-shift?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-17-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By kyfdx
Proper offset wheels will probably cure your...

Proper offset wheels will probably cure your problem. That's a stock size tire for the E46 3-Series.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By kyfdx
Agreed. You'll never have to do it twice, so...

Agreed. You'll never have to do it twice, so why wait and take a chance?

Also, considering that the OEM parts are the reason we have to replace the cooling system, I have no issue with saving...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-27-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By kyfdx
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-22-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,932
Posted By kyfdx
If you can put up with the 4K RPMs, the engine...

If you can put up with the 4K RPMs, the engine won't mind..

Yes, a 5-speed would be better, but you aren't really hurting anything.

(I'm assuming you aren't commuting 15K mi/yr.. ;-))
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By kyfdx
We have a 2011 and we've been out of warranty for...

We have a 2011 and we've been out of warranty for about 15 months.

About $600 total in maintenance, since then. Though, we are due for another Inspection soon. Right at 70K miles, now.

The...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-12-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By kyfdx
I think Mastercraft is a budget Firestone brand. ...

I think Mastercraft is a budget Firestone brand. I'd want a better tire than that.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-12-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By kyfdx
I know I got my first Edmunds guide in high...

I know I got my first Edmunds guide in high school, and I graduated in '75.. ;-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,754
Posted By kyfdx
I agree. But, my mechanic's advice was: If...

I agree. But, my mechanic's advice was: If you are already spending $1000, and it's only $250 more, might as well do it. The labor is virtually free.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-30-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By kyfdx
Advantages: cosmetic Disadvantages: More...

Advantages: cosmetic

Disadvantages: More understeer at handling limits.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-29-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,023
Posted By kyfdx
I've been driving my '06 ZHP for the last 6...

I've been driving my '06 ZHP for the last 6 years. 99K miles. Just did the cooling system and front brakes ($2100).

I keep looking for another car, but hard to pull the trigger, because I...
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