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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By pt00323i
just wondering, (I do not have an Z4MC yet sat in...

just wondering, (I do not have an Z4MC yet sat in a few at the dealer.)

is there room for a custom cage for the coupe?

with 2.5" diam tube it might be right behind the helmet/seat.

I would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By pt00323i
I'm thinking the same, selling my 00 E46, 323i w/...

I'm thinking the same, selling my 00 E46, 323i w/ 62K for an 98-99 M3 w/70+ miles

I am hoping to get 15K for my car and pay about 17-18K for a nice M3

man 15K, that is like driving a new Hyundi!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By pt00323i
M3 purchse, is this ok.

This will be my 3rd bmw, but my first M3.

it is a 96,w/ 125K (mostly freeway), he just spend 4.5k on radiator, wp, hoses, etc, owner said it didn't overheat just the hose broke at his driveway,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By pt00323i
I can fit 2 baby seats in my 323i w/out any...

I can fit 2 baby seats in my 323i w/out any problems, unless you are taller than 6', especially when both are facing backwards.

man price and the car is very tempting, I think it should go.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2005, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By pt00323i
I've spoke to service guy at a dealer and few...

I've spoke to service guy at a dealer and few more inde bmw service guys. Even the dealer said putting Redline should be fine, and he recommend changing the tranny fluid if I'm going to keep the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2005, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By pt00323i
manual transmission fluid change-again-no redline?

Ok,

I did a search here and at E46fan, sounds like I should stick with the Essco stuff from the dealer.

my tranny saids, MTL-LT1.

However the final drive we can use 75-90.

after talking...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By pt00323i
try here: http://www.bimmerdiy.com/e30 ...

try here:

http://www.bimmerdiy.com/e30

http://www.unofficialbmw.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-15-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,523
Posted By pt00323i
me too have been looking at 318 and 325is. I...

me too have been looking at 318 and 325is.

I did drive both, the pickup on the 318 is not bad for an 4, but it feels like it ran out of steam after 5k, but the turn in is better than the 325, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2005, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By pt00323i
changing front struts, lower spring support?

I'm about to change out oem shocks w/ Bilstein, will I need to buy new lower spring support? or the stock one can be pushed off the old shock/strut?

Just want to make sure before I take...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-10-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By pt00323i
OT, just test drove an E30, 325is

I'm looking to buy an E30, 325is, and after test driving a few of them, Man, those cars makes my 323i feels big and heavy. The steering, clutch, brake feels so much lighter to operate on my 00...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 11-30-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By pt00323i
bilstein sport-does it come with boots?

Just recieved my Bilstein sports shocks/struts, are they suppose to come with some dust cover boots, like the stock sport shocks? :dunno:

I know they are internally sealed and any dirt shouldn't...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 11-26-2004, 12:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,988
Posted By pt00323i
I have the sways for 3 years now and about 20K ...

I have the sways for 3 years now and about 20K

I have the new endlinks for 6-7K now about a year

is quieter than the old style. but I still can hear them once in a while. I couldn't live...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 10-29-2004, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By pt00323i
Rear shock mount, RE or Ground control?

RSM,

RE or Ground control. I do have an rear strut brace and will be installing Eibach and Bilstein, No coil overs.

are they basically the same?
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-23-2004, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By pt00323i
lowered springs with UUC sways-any problems?

I just want to know if installing HR or Eibach pro lowering springs would cause any interferance issues with UUC adjustable sways, especially in the back.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-22-2004, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By pt00323i
if you are really worried, I would pay an BMW...

if you are really worried, I would pay an BMW mechanic to look it over, usually they charge 50 bucks or so.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-21-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By pt00323i
that is a pretty good price. as long they...

that is a pretty good price.

as long they took care of all the maintenance stuff.

I think the next major cost would be timing chain (manual shows every 120-150K).

I've also heard it will...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-15-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By pt00323i
what to do with old rotors? trash? recycle center?

just want to know what you guys do with old rotors after a brake job. I have a few sets laying around.

I'm thinking of putting it in the trash, bad idea?
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-01-2004, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By pt00323i
I could be wrong. hey 6 is better than 2 or...

I could be wrong.

hey 6 is better than 2 or 4.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 06-30-2004, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By pt00323i
my 00 passed CA test 2 month ago, with 55K miles....

my 00 passed CA test 2 month ago, with 55K miles.

I think 330's are ULEV so it doesn't need smog until 8 years later. 323 are not so is every 4 years I think (here in CA).
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 05-26-2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,205
Posted By pt00323i
I have 54+K and drive 50/50 city/freeway, I...

I have 54+K and drive 50/50 city/freeway, I average 24.5mph (not from computer, based on fillup & mileage). not to aggressive only 80+ on freeways.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 05-23-2004, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By pt00323i
I've never dyno'd, but the car feels freer to rev...

I've never dyno'd, but the car feels freer to rev especially after 3500 rpm. It just feels like there is less restriction.

I do not have intake (just oem paper) or exhaust or chip mods, just UDP....
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 05-23-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,658
Posted By pt00323i
my 00323 stalled, but it was a bad crankshaft...

my 00323 stalled, but it was a bad crankshaft sensor, I've heard it is a pretty common failure. I have 54K on it.

other than that drives like new.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 05-23-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By pt00323i
I think most udp are for power steering and water...

I think most udp are for power steering and water pump. By using a bigger pulley it turns the water pump slower. I've heard Ford 4.6 or 5.0 motors will run hotter with this mod. I'm not sure if it...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 04-23-2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By pt00323i
compression test on hi mileage car-kind of off topic

Ok,

I'm looking to buy this beatup 92 toyota truck I4, 22EF, for halling yard stuff and other junk.

it has 147K on it, starts fine, pulls good, should I still do a compression test to see if...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 04-17-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By pt00323i
inspection 1 is just an oil change and inspect...

inspection 1 is just an oil change and inspect other items, nothing major.

call local bmw mechanics, dealer will rip you off. here are some prices from my local bmw specialist.

oil change...
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