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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By jmanscotch
I sign on for the first time in years to read...

I sign on for the first time in years to read that you, of all people, are contemplating giving up on the E46?!....shame, Shade...shame. :P Fight the good fight sir!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,432
Posted By jmanscotch
There is such a thing; Dynavin. ...

There is such a thing; Dynavin. http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavinsolutions/bmw-stereo-navigation-units-and-accessories/bmw-e46-3-series/

^ Thats the only vendor I'd buy it from too, even if...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,248
Posted By jmanscotch
Very nice Mal! Very little beats the sound of a...

Very nice Mal! Very little beats the sound of a Maserati...and thanks to Top Gears wedding driver episode, I now know why.

Enjoy her man, looking forward to some pics.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By jmanscotch
I'm not too far south of you in Medina and I see...

I'm not too far south of you in Medina and I see a few BMWs (even Zs specifically) around who share a friendly BMW wave...

I did see a black Z4MC on 71 S this weekend...but I'm not a 'youngish...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-14-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,496
Posted By jmanscotch
Not really a wiki for the cars, but a very...

Not really a wiki for the cars, but a very knowledgable site with great information is BMW2002FAQ.com

Plenty of NOS and aftermarket parts for them, would be a great project car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,701
Posted By jmanscotch
^ My guess is that it'd fit all E46 verts, only...

^ My guess is that it'd fit all E46 verts, only real chance of running into an issue, that I could suspect, is between pre and post facelift models.

If you have the part number for your top...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By jmanscotch
Single DIN? There'd be room below it and above...

Single DIN? There'd be room below it and above the HVAC controls, room to the void on the drivers side of the head unit, between it and cluster, and a tiny bit to the right of the head unit. This is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By jmanscotch
What unit are you putting in? You're speaking...

What unit are you putting in? You're speaking towards fitting all of the wires in the dash directly behind the head unit, correct?

This is the FAQ/Install/whatever for the Dynavin unit. I'm...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By jmanscotch
Call around to local dealerships, I found mine...

Call around to local dealerships, I found mine that way, been sitting in storage for years and got a good deal on it. They tend not to bother advertising them for sale, so you may get lucky.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By jmanscotch
Consider the Dynavin, plug-n-play, easy DIY....

Consider the Dynavin, plug-n-play, easy DIY. http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavinsolutions/bmw-stereo-navigation-units-and-accessories/bmw-e46/
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By jmanscotch
I got 25K on rears before I felt they needed...

I got 25K on rears before I felt they needed replaced (inner wear getting to bar, outside fine) on my E46, while the fronts were almost new still. Dang good A/S tire IMO. Purely amazing in wet,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By jmanscotch
Haha, lots of work but as mentioned, well done. ...

Haha, lots of work but as mentioned, well done.

Concerning subshade alternatives; I just got a cheap ($60-ish) fleebay one due to price and time of going OE. For the price, I was very happy with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-05-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,300
Posted By jmanscotch
RealOEM.com shows a P/N of 51117016061 - Here:...

RealOEM.com shows a P/N of 51117016061 - Here: http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BT53&mospid=47799&btnr=51_4848&hg=51&fg=15

..and Mike at TheBMWPartStore.com (great guy) has it for $90.80
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,147
Posted By jmanscotch
Well done, sir! I'm going to mark this for my...

Well done, sir! I'm going to mark this for my future attempt to make one for my Z4. :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,628
Posted By jmanscotch
^ Plug-n-play on the E46...someone got...

^ Plug-n-play on the E46...someone got taken..BAD.

E46 battery lasted some 80K miles and 8 years.
Z4 is pushing 68K and 9 years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,109
Posted By jmanscotch
She cleaned up nicely! Looks pretty good for the...

She cleaned up nicely! Looks pretty good for the mileage (well, interior bits excluded :D )
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By jmanscotch
Who knows, might try another route for S&Gs. ...

Who knows, might try another route for S&Gs. They felt good for my use, compared to blown out 90K mile OE hehe :D So it might have just been the bench mark I was using for comparison.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By jmanscotch
I thought they did well, put them on the 325 for...

I thought they did well, put them on the 325 for a while :dunno:

I don't track or anything, just need something for a inch or so lower.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By jmanscotch
You rock (ofcourse), Shad. Dang shocks are a...

You rock (ofcourse), Shad. Dang shocks are a pricey SOAB for the Z4 and this will put me in the range of what I paid for the E46 shocks. BIG thumbsup.

Now, only if they stocked the Koni STR.T I'd...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,417
Posted By jmanscotch
I think the biggest arguement is simply that you...

I think the biggest arguement is simply that you will indeed have more care when doing the brakes, since it is your offspring that'll be behind the wheel too, than some guy/gal at a shop who might be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-04-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By jmanscotch
A near perfect look for the Z3! Well done, sir.

A near perfect look for the Z3! Well done, sir.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-02-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By jmanscotch
^ ahh, if we're talking automatics only then...

^ ahh, if we're talking automatics only then definitely normal. Put any automatic in gear, hold on the brake and give it a little gas...the rear always squats.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,108
Posted By jmanscotch
Found a link to a good vendor for a Boost Bar for...

Found a link to a good vendor for a Boost Bar for about $150, pretty good deal http://kalecoauto.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=39

With extra HP comes a need for upgrade...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-01-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,894
Posted By jmanscotch
:confused: You have a problem with putting the...

:confused: You have a problem with putting the power down in your non-M Z?

I agree with that already said, shouldn't really be a problem but you need to consider the entire picture (rotating,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,108
Posted By jmanscotch
I've heard good reviews on those electric super...

I've heard good reviews on those electric super chargers. Probably best bang for buck mod. GL.
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