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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By SPDSKTR
EDIT: i no hao 2 reed

EDIT: i no hao 2 reed
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By SPDSKTR
My car might see 7,000 miles in a year, but I've...

My car might see 7,000 miles in a year, but I've changed my oil filter twice: once after six months and once when I just changed my oil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By SPDSKTR
Stiffer motor mounts will reduce the amount your...

Stiffer motor mounts will reduce the amount your motor shifts around during hard acceleration, braking, and cornering. Strut braces will stiffen the chassis just a smidgen and, as Fast Bob said,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By SPDSKTR
If it was one click and nothing else, then I'm...

If it was one click and nothing else, then I'm thinking it's the starter starting to go out. If it was "CLICKCLICKCLICKCLICKCLICK", then I would think battery.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By SPDSKTR
It's probably the sunroof drains.

It's probably the sunroof drains.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By SPDSKTR
When you tried to crank it, did you hear a single...

When you tried to crank it, did you hear a single "CLICK" from the starter or was it total silence?

If you have an OBD-II scanner (Bluetooth or otherwise), you may want to check the voltage. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By SPDSKTR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pusZXECS0mM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pusZXECS0mM
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,376
Posted By SPDSKTR
It's not. The dealership quoted me between $450...

It's not. The dealership quoted me between $450 and $600 to replace my evap purge valve.

I spent $80 on the part and 20 minutes to actually swap it out and reassemble everything. :tsk:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By SPDSKTR
Fellow 'Fester crowz has an Eonon and loves it. ...

Fellow 'Fester crowz has an Eonon and loves it.

A lot of that eBay crap is exactly that: crap. You may get a good one or you may get one that kills your radio reception, causes muddy sound, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By SPDSKTR
You may want to check your sway bar link as well....

You may want to check your sway bar link as well. I had one break on my first E46 and it clunked any time I went over rolling bumps (think railroad tracks... something that rocks the car back and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By SPDSKTR
Because BMW is not a non-profit organization. ...

Because BMW is not a non-profit organization. Just imagine how much we'd save if they were.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By SPDSKTR
I'm sure it was on his parents' insurance plan...

I'm sure it was on his parents' insurance plan until he turns 25 or whatever. Hell... I'm almost 30 and the rates on my car are nuts. Then again, the E46 is at the price point where irresponsible...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By SPDSKTR
You don't change coding with a smartphone. You...

You don't change coding with a smartphone. You can read parameters on your phone with the Torque app on Android (or Dash Command on iOS) using a WiFi, Bluetooth, or micro-USB ODB-II dongle.

You...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By SPDSKTR
I was driving my Mustang, this chick was driving...

I was driving my Mustang, this chick was driving a Civic. She came into my lane, I edged away, hit a decent puddle of water, and that was it. Dumb girl didn't even check up. Hell... she probably...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By SPDSKTR
"Coding" refers to the practice of hooking up...

"Coding" refers to the practice of hooking up INPA, NCS Expert, or other software to change options on the car. Flashing software to the DME can net some performance gains, but not much at all (I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By SPDSKTR
I hear the ESS TS version intakes are pretty...

I hear the ESS TS version intakes are pretty sweet... :eeps:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By SPDSKTR
I remember being young, dumb, and full of......

I remember being young, dumb, and full of... enthusiasm.

When I finally had a job that paid enough, I went and bought a 2003 Mustang GT. Thanks to some girl who was nose-deep in her phone on a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 679
Posted By SPDSKTR
John Davis, fellow E46 'Fester, once tossed out a...

John Davis, fellow E46 'Fester, once tossed out a rule of thumb for purchasing an E46. He calls it the "$10,000 Rule".

If you spend X on the car, add Y so it totals $10,000 by the end of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,376
Posted By SPDSKTR
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C00BBoEXUAAAL0R.jpg ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C00BBoEXUAAAL0R.jpg



TFW you don't have a DISA valve and 150+ more BHP than stock.

:eeps:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By SPDSKTR
Ouch. You could have gotten all six for under...

Ouch. You could have gotten all six for under $550 and installed them yourself.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By SPDSKTR
Yes... you definitely need an alignment. If...

Yes... you definitely need an alignment.

If the vibration only comes when you're braking, I'm willing to bet it's a bad rotor. If your caliper was stuck, your car would slow down significantly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By SPDSKTR
http://s1.e46fanatics.com/forum/images/smilies/dro...

http://s1.e46fanatics.com/forum/images/smilies/drool.gif

I still want one of those flat-bottom versions, but holy penis do they want a premium for them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By SPDSKTR
For the money, Eonon seems to be what you're...

For the money, Eonon seems to be what you're after while staying budget-friendly. However, they also seem to be hit or miss. Fellow 'Fester crowz has one and loves it, but your mileage may vary.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By SPDSKTR
My first thought is that you need an alignment. ...

My first thought is that you need an alignment. It also sounds like your tires are severely out of balance.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By SPDSKTR
Best thing to do is pick up an M3 wheel off eBay...

Best thing to do is pick up an M3 wheel off eBay for cheap and swap it over. It's very easy to do and can be done by yourself in a matter of minutes. It is CRUCIAL to disconnect your battery,...
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