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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By STS42
A couple of more tips. Do the drivers side first!...

A couple of more tips. Do the drivers side first! There is definitely less space to work on the passenger side and you will understand the process better. Also note the notches, there were two on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By STS42
I bought a BMW battery, which I know is heresy,...

I bought a BMW battery, which I know is heresy, but since it lasted 9.5 years and i have a convertible and it has the bottom mount it was worth paying $155.00.
To your other question, I had a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By STS42
To be honest I'm not sure, you can probably look...

To be honest I'm not sure, you can probably look up the weight as they are BMW stamped wheels. They are 17" and I am running 225/45/17 Dunlop Wintermax tires all around, although I had Conti snows...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By STS42
I'm hurt:cry:, this is my E46 Yugo

I'm hurt:cry:, this is my E46 Yugo
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By STS42
I found those on EBAY, they are not mine. Google...

I found those on EBAY, they are not mine. Google them and see if they are still there.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By STS42
Not sure if these fit yours, but this is what i...

Not sure if these fit yours, but this is what i have on my E46> 4 Nokian Hakkapelltta winter tires on E46 BMW steel rims 225/50/R17 89R on ebay now, and thats what they look like.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,419
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: 2,828
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: 348
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: 330
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: 462
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: 462
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: 1,804
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: 1,804
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: 845
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: 404
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: 343
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: 845
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: 331
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: 909
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: 342
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: 175
Views: 16,168
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: 342
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: 331
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: 331
Posted By STS42
Did you get Osram or Phillips?

Did you get Osram or Phillips?
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