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Forum: Off-Topic 11-22-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,767
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Howard, we will miss you dearly. So...

Howard, we will miss you dearly.

So surreal. Just visited him last week. On Saturday, on my way to the track, I told my wife, wished I had one of those gopro cameras. So I can record the session...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-17-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,007
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Oh boy...I see some familiar names! Plaz,...

Oh boy...I see some familiar names!

Plaz, alee, dave330i, PhilipWOT, Nick, Alexb. How you guys doing????

Been years since I have seen Howard. In fact, it has been that long since I visited BF....
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-28-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,833
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
You revived a thread from 2003, thanked me for...

You revived a thread from 2003, thanked me for replying the thread and now attempt to ridicule me with a preposterous accusation and a 'tsk' emoticon, which I find rather distasteful. I can only...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-28-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,833
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Yes my sport button still deactivates the DSC...

Yes my sport button still deactivates the DSC unit.

But now I have it done automatically whenever I start my car.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-22-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,810
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Jon, you don't carry Stack gauges by any chance...

Jon, you don't carry Stack gauges by any chance do you? I really like their simplicity in design.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,346
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Thumbs up Coolant Temp Sensor O-Ring is a BMW Part Number

Hey all,

Did a search and nothing has been posted here.

I am referring to the sensor located in the lower radiator hose. If you have DIY-ed your cooling system, one way or another you might...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,357
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
There are these 'donut' rubber washers between...

There are these 'donut' rubber washers between each coilpack IIRC. These rubber washers can/will harden over time and oil can leak out.

So when you replace your valve cover gasket, you will have...
Forum: Exterior 07-18-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
WTB: 335i OEM louvre for oil cooler.

Or part #17 as shown below:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2555/3732139113_7733b05da8_o.jpg

If you have one in good condition and willing to sell, please PM me. Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Arrow Oil Temp Sump vs Oil Temp Filter Housing

Data from yesterday's track event. IAT = intake air temperature, located near air filter not intake manifold.

http://vsetrack.com/track_reports/2009/WS_TCRA_JULY/oiltemp_sump_housing.jpg

There...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Is the difficulty due to the o-rings? Or...

Is the difficulty due to the o-rings?

Or have you already pulled the dipstick passed the o-ring and still find it difficult to pull out the dipstick?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Made in Germany means higher costs. Bremi...

Made in Germany means higher costs. Bremi ignition coils are now made in Tunisia. Even the ones sold over the counter by BMW.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Do you still need it? I have one slightly used....

Do you still need it? I have one slightly used. Yours free. Just pay shipping.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-29-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
WTB: Worn out E46 330 rear pads.

Preferably local in So Cal. Worn out. Not usable condition. Preferably only the inboard pads (piston side).

If you're throwing them out, contact me. Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
looking good!!

looking good!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,044
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Ah I see... :) Now imagine driving the E46 316s...

Ah I see... :) Now imagine driving the E46 316s through such weather! In Singapore, where humidity reaches as high as 98% under 35C, you still see 316s and 318s running around town.

Ok, I did a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,044
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Hi smolck, We did the retrofit in 2003....

Hi smolck,

We did the retrofit in 2003. AFAIK, we didn't have to rewire anything at all. Bolts on and ready to roll. I will confirm with you on this more with you with the parts etc.

See, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,898
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Lots of uses for the steptronic. See my...

Lots of uses for the steptronic.

See my signature. That blue car is a steptronic and yes I compete in NASA TT So Cal region. :p
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Believe it or not, I am one of the few that has a...

Believe it or not, I am one of the few that has a Dinan trans s/w WITHOUT a Dinan engine s/w. Actually, what I have now, and for the last 6 years, is a customized engine s/w for FI.

So in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,237
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Ain't it great to have a physical dipstick? ...

Ain't it great to have a physical dipstick?

I have decided that BMWs practically fall into two groups:

A: those with a physical dipstick, cluster water temp gauge, rear trunk keyhole, 5deg...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Thanks for the replies! I...

Thanks for the replies!





I actually showed Groma Fab the kit that Turner is selling. And that was very close to what was offered as "the first option". What you see in the picture is the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Arrow Broken rear swaybar bushing mounting tab...now repaired.

I am sure some of you folks have seen this or even experienced it.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3645/3614840022_973440348c.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2462/3612535317_fdfde13a50.jpg
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-07-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,393
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
If you haven't replace the new expansion tank, I...

If you haven't replace the new expansion tank, I would recommend changing the trans t-start as well. If the trans t-stat fails, you will have to remove the expansion tank again.

That t-stat can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,393
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
iskoos, did you replace the transmission...

iskoos,

did you replace the transmission t-stat? I might have missed a line while reading the entire thread.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
No kidding... I had a E36 325i 1995 and even...

No kidding...

I had a E36 325i 1995 and even that has a LSD.

Though prices of E46 LSDs have dropped quite a bit over the last year. I just scored one from Jim @ Performance Gearing. He used to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,044
Posted By Mr Paddle.Shift
Bill, Seems like you have put together a...

Bill,

Seems like you have put together a very interesting project here.

I have the so called "E46 fan delete" kit. And using OEM parts only. This kit came about because of a SC installation...
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