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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By STS42
I really like that color, better than estoril and...

I really like that color, better than estoril and the Sapphire Black I currently have
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,663
Posted By STS42
While M3 wheels won't fit you can get performance...

While M3 wheels won't fit you can get performance package wheels that are staggered and actually work especially if you put good rubber like BFG KDW's on them;) I gave up on Michelins long ago,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By STS42
Wow!

That is amazing, especially if you think about the engineering to make it all work
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By STS42
Sorry to hear about your experience. I just had...

Sorry to hear about your experience. I just had my airbag done at the dealer and while i was there I had them replace the passenger rear tail light assembly because it was out. It was not the wiring...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By STS42
No way, my wife has a 97 Xj6L and the AC is like...

No way, my wife has a 97 Xj6L and the AC is like ice in the summer, the electric stuff like seat heaters and things like that still need an exorcism;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By STS42
Cool, I forgot about the vin decoder.Couple of...

Cool, I forgot about the vin decoder.Couple of questions:
1. I bought it as a 2005, but it was built 12 March 2004, so what year does that make it?
2. What does a Hot Climate Version mean, Code...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By STS42
I have 111k on mine and went with the Lemforder...

I have 111k on mine and went with the Lemforder CAB's as I believe they were OE for the ZHP/ZSP and I'm pretty sure I couldn't tell the difference anyway between these and Poly since I don't do...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By STS42
I just had Bilstein sports and the CAB's replaced...

I just had Bilstein sports and the CAB's replaced on the front. Unbelievable difference. Mine is zhp and you really don't notice it except when they really die which they did about a month ago. I'm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By STS42
Check this out, I found it when i was looking at...

Check this out, I found it when i was looking at lighting issues.....I have the same year and model as you do.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By STS42
Not sure if it would leak that far back, but the...

Not sure if it would leak that far back, but the oil filter housing gasket is a big leaker, worse than the VCG.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By STS42
I am having this issue as well, intermittently. I...

I am having this issue as well, intermittently. I was at the dealer today to get my airbag done and they said my problem was the thermostat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By STS42
You may may want to try this place as well....

You may may want to try this place as well. http://www.theretrofitsource.com/ I have only purchased Xenon bulbs from them, but they were recommended by a few people on E46 fanatics. They seem to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By STS42
I bought the Phillips bulbs from the retrofit...

I bought the Phillips bulbs from the retrofit source. Two bulbs for $95. The original bulbs were were Osram, both made in Germany. It took me 30 minutes to change the passenger side bulb and 5 to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By STS42
Haha, the last car I used two snows on the rear...

Haha, the last car I used two snows on the rear was on a 1981 735, I had Michelin all seasons and it would trade ends if there was snow within a hundred miles. I put two continentals with studs on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By STS42
Did you take them to a rim restorer or just a...

Did you take them to a rim restorer or just a mechanic? The ones I have dealt with will tell you whether they can be repaired and brought back to spec
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,730
Posted By STS42
I received the recall notice today and live I...

I received the recall notice today and live I Massachusetts, they will send another notice when they have parts
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By STS42
Why don't you get them refurbished? I assume they...

Why don't you get them refurbished? I assume they are leaking because they are cracked? I'm not familiar with these but I've had my OEM wheels welded and refinished and they look and perform like new
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By STS42
Thanks for the link, based on the that I think I...

Thanks for the link, based on the that I think I will buy the Phillips for 95 for a pair from the retrofit source. Still contemplating the upgraded osrams at 185 a pair, but I'm not sure I could tell...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By STS42
Did you get Osram or Phillips?

Did you get Osram or Phillips?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By STS42
I got mine at Bavarian auto in NH, they have a...

I got mine at Bavarian auto in NH, they have a kit that has all the parts. You also need high temp RTV for the half moons, you'll see them or watch one of the YouTube videos. I also changed the micro...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By STS42
Xenon headlight supplier

Has anyone heard of or done business with Factory Xenon? They say they have genuine Osram D2S bulbs part# 63 21 7 160 806 for 40.48 apiece.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By STS42
17-19

I've had my 2005 since new. and I reset the mpg occasionally, 2-3 times a year. I would say i do 60/40 city highway and get between 17-19. On a roundtrip like Boston-NYC I might get 21-23. I just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By STS42
I have ZHP with staggered 18's, for winter I have...

I have ZHP with staggered 18's, for winter I have square 17's 225/45/17, dunlops. There is a major difference in pothole handling. It is obviously softer, but it doesn't look bad just different, kind...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By STS42
They may or may not have them anymore, check in...

They may or may not have them anymore, check in another month or two. You can probably find steel wheels, you just need the correct offset. I had my old ones straightened
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By STS42
I've been running 17's, BMW steel wheels for...

I've been running 17's, BMW steel wheels for years, I got mine at Bavarian. I don't know if they still have them. I also bought a fancy BMW cap as well. The cheap alloys bend way too easily in the...
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