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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By whinojosa
Argh too bad about that. Honestly it would prob...

Argh too bad about that. Honestly it would prob be a safe move to scrap those and maybe buy some secondary market oem wheels. Or if budget allows, some legit aftermarket wheels. Most sets that have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By whinojosa
Will (E90) Style 157 fit E46?

Well maybe just not completely confirmed as opposed to not correct. Realoem.com has them listed as forged (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WV13&mospid=49565&btnr=36_1786&hg=36&fg=15)...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By whinojosa
Wheel Identification

There should be some clues imprinted on the inside of the wheel. It is unfortunately a relatively common style among aftermarket manufacturers paying tribute to the BMW CSL wheel (style 127). Your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By whinojosa
Hey John, What does he charge typically?...

Hey John,

What does he charge typically? Also, does he work with aftermarket wheels? I'll look them up as well but just thought I'd ask here too

Thanks!

Will
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By whinojosa
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=666879

Personally I like the simple 5 spoke design. They're also some of the lighter wheels available and some forums have said they're actually...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 07-12-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By whinojosa
Adding some pics of the drop and reduced...

Adding some pics of the drop and reduced fender/wheel gap.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By whinojosa
Doing suspension is definitely the more effective...

Doing suspension is definitely the more effective way to see improvements to the car's performance. I've outlined my personal rankings above. Be prepared to drop $2,000- $5,500 for the "all-in"...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By whinojosa
I'd go with suspension, wheels/tires and braking...

I'd go with suspension, wheels/tires and braking mods. You say you want to "eat camaros for lunch."

Honestly in a straight line, you won't really stand too great a chance without...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By whinojosa
Model year 2006 coupes were E46 chassis code. ...

Model year 2006 coupes were E46 chassis code.


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Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By whinojosa
Update: I mentioned my preference not to...

Update:

I mentioned my preference not to part the kit in my original post. I'd be willing to part the kit at this time and am open to offers. I'd also be willing to trade straight up for some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By whinojosa
Beautiful! Actually there is something to that...

Beautiful! Actually there is something to that running better and more efficient... There was a Rolex commercial during the Monaco grad prix yesterday that called out .00X seconds shaved from 4 hours...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-23-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By whinojosa
FS: Style 45 3-Series wheels/tires - $100 (set of 4) - SOCAL

These are still available


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Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-19-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By whinojosa
FS: H&R Touring Cup Kit [SOCAL]; Used 40K miles; $200

Thanks for checking out the posting. I have my used H&R Touring Cup Kit for sale. This is the kit which includes H&R Sport height springs - NOT Race height springs. The part # is 31019T-1...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
Mal, You still getting a BBQ and mini-meet...

Mal,

You still getting a BBQ and mini-meet on the 10th? I'm in for sure!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
Bbaaaaaaahhhhh!!!! I was totally out at long...

Bbaaaaaaahhhhh!!!!

I was totally out at long beach rec golfing today!! It was a beautiful day for golf and any day shooing the breeze about cars is a good day!! That woulda been totally cool.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
I see that, John. Lame. Koni's website has the...

I see that, John. Lame. Koni's website has the kit listed, however. The details are:

Complete Kit ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
They were sport equivalent springs. I kinda...

They were sport equivalent springs. I kinda wanted Race, but sport came in the kit.
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 04-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By whinojosa
any plans to support e46?

any plans to support e46?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
I'm totally down for a hangout before Bimmerfest!...

I'm totally down for a hangout before Bimmerfest! My schedule's always pretty bad - i always need advance notice.

OK update to my suspension:

Overall i am very very impressed with the new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
Quick update: I took it to the alignment shop...

Quick update: I took it to the alignment shop this morning to tighten up the sway links. Annoying clunking/rattle is gone. Luckily they did this free of charge.

I'll get some updates of my drive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
Hahahah come on down too!! I'm sure I'd enjoy...

Hahahah come on down too!! I'm sure I'd enjoy seeing one of your toys anyway!!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
Well the Koni / H&R setup has the same spring as...

Well the Koni / H&R setup has the same spring as the touring cup kit. So both I'd say are about 30-35% stiffer than stock. Definitely live able.

As far as making the car last the longest, I'd go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
From what I hear the sport cup kit is about 50%...

From what I hear the sport cup kit is about 50% stiffer than stock non-sport, whereas the touring cup kit is about 30% stiffer. From my experience, the touring kit springs (29485) is pretty stiff,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
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This (last pic) is prob why I lost damping in the rear!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By whinojosa
*UPDATE 4/15/14 New suspension installed....

*UPDATE 4/15/14

New suspension installed. Alignment completed. Springs are still settling but the ride height seems to be EXACTLY the same between the H&R Touring Cup Kit and the new Koni /H&R...
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