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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By jusmills
To answer the OP's questions, price is definitely...

To answer the OP's questions, price is definitely too high...for a car in that condition I wouldn't pay more than $6000, that's with everything working. I think $5500 would be fair given the sound...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By jusmills
I had a similar issue a few months back, you...

I had a similar issue a few months back, you could have a failing fuel pump which would throw all or some of those codes. A torn intake boot would cause your engine to run lean as well, but the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By jusmills
As Tim said, I'd say OEM alarm, because your car...

As Tim said, I'd say OEM alarm, because your car is already pre-wired for it. Most people have had success with Dynavin or ///Avin aftermarket head units. They look stock and provide a much needed...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-20-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,783
Posted By jusmills
I've used Felix, MakerBot and Stratasys...

I've used Felix, MakerBot and Stratasys (commercial grade) as well as digital ink. They all do about the same thing, resolution is about the same between consumer grade Felix/MakerBot ($1500-7k...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,867
Posted By jusmills
If you're willing to do your own work, it can be...

If you're willing to do your own work, it can be enjoyable but it can get expensive. You can/should count on doing the following:

Cooling System Refresh (single handedly can kill your car, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By jusmills
I have had the same issue. Chances are from all...

I have had the same issue. Chances are from all the motion and the like the wiring has begun to degrade and is shorted. Most of the time this come from the bends and curves of the wiring going from...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By jusmills
I could definitely see this as a possibility. If...

I could definitely see this as a possibility. If way back in the early 2000s people were able to tune Mitsubishi Evos to well over 500 hp with a 2.0L engine. Mercedes possibly dual charging (super...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 07-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,337
Posted By jusmills
While I understand that most of the opinions...

While I understand that most of the opinions expressed on this site are only that, opinions of which you're all entitled to, it is quite disappointing to read some of the disparaging comments that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By jusmills
I'd bet that this is a failing fuel pump. I had...

I'd bet that this is a failing fuel pump. I had the same issues about a month ago and it was the fuel pump. Better to get it looked at now than to get stranded on the side of the road. If it does...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By jusmills
Ken, I've taken my car to Itrics Master...

Ken,

I've taken my car to Itrics Master Mechanic in St. Petersburg. The owner Boris and his son Lucio are great people, knowledgeable about the cars and offer (in my opinion) a great service for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By jusmills
Had a similar issue with my car recently. Have...

Had a similar issue with my car recently. Have you tried your fuel pump/fuel pump relay?

My car would run fine then when you get on the loud pedal, it seemed to studder/hesitate. $200 and a new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,084
Posted By jusmills
I agree with BJ that this may be BMW needs to...

I agree with BJ that this may be BMW needs to weigh out the pro's/con's on IOS in car, however I'm thinking that they are really looking for a solution that uses BMW approved hardware (input system -...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-18-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,103
Posted By jusmills
Given that the AMG CLA45 will be sporting a 350...

Given that the AMG CLA45 will be sporting a 350 hp/295 ft/lbs i4 turbo, I'd say a M2 series i4 turbo, at 340 - 360 hp, 270 - 290 ft/lbs is feasible and would slot nicely in the M line up (340-360 hp...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-21-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,476
Posted By jusmills
While corvettes aren't normally my thing, I do...

While corvettes aren't normally my thing, I do have to admit that they offer the best performance value of all cars that I know of. Now that GM has finally updated the look (although I'm not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,904
Posted By jusmills
I agree. Looks like some naming convention...

I agree. Looks like some naming convention changes are coming.

120i (Base car), 130i (essentially the 128i), 1M (I'm thinking they drop the 135i as too much competition for the 3, low end 4...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,753
Posted By jusmills
Would you guys consider it if BMW bought the 320d...

Would you guys consider it if BMW bought the 320d over with DCT...I think that would be best of both worlds...however DCT is expensive. Have both MT and diesel to me is ideal. I can see a 320d with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-18-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 41,512
Posted By jusmills
I'm thinking that you should really look to...

I'm thinking that you should really look to invest a few $$$ in this =>N20 Stage 1 Tuning by Burger Motorsports (http://burgertuning.com/N20_BMW_performance_Tuner.html)

I'm in no way shape or form...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,889
Posted By jusmills
Couldn't you just use some white lithium grease...

Couldn't you just use some white lithium grease on the parts and be effective for eliminating the squeaks too?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By jusmills
Thanks for your responses...basically the...

Thanks for your responses...basically the question was about feasibility of this as a lower cost alternative to the typical brembo/stoptech kits running around. The thing I didn't really care for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,198
Posted By jusmills
I'd go with a '69 Camaro...like this one: ...

I'd go with a '69 Camaro...like this one:

http://www.hpmotorsports.se/bilder/hakan/bakgrunder/Stroker_Camaro-69_SSRS_6s.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By jusmills
ECS Big Brake Kit

I was just wondering if anyone out there has tried the ECS Tuning brake kit. For what its worth, it looks like a good deal (not crazy expensive) and has good looks. I noticed this appears to be a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-01-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,747
Posted By jusmills
Its interesting to listen to the arguments for...

Its interesting to listen to the arguments for each side. I currently use a 4S and I'm happy with it. I like the apple ecosystem as things seem to be well thought out, organized and there seems to...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-01-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,310
Posted By jusmills
Not that BMW would necessarily do this, but maybe...

Not that BMW would necessarily do this, but maybe its an ATS modded with supercharger or that they're testing the suspension/handling/speed against. The magnetorheologic shocks are pretty good (so...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-27-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,721
Posted By jusmills
I agree with you on that...I guess my point is...

I agree with you on that...I guess my point is that steering feel is completely subjective based on the the target demographic and their comparison with previous iterations of the car or similar...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-27-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,721
Posted By jusmills
If you take what BJ says seriously, you'll arrive...

If you take what BJ says seriously, you'll arrive at this point. But if you really look at what he's saying, I'd say that he's actually pretty accurate when it comes to sizing up the GENERAL...
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