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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By ladderman
Six, but only one owns a BMW

Six, but only one owns a BMW
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By ladderman
Almost traded her in

Two days ago I had my wives 2003, 325 Cic traded in for a 2011 328 CiC with a M Sport Package. Driving back home my wife wasn't happy and stated she wanted to keep her car. We stopped for dinner,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,363
Posted By ladderman
I agree, own an older model BMW vert that is a...

I agree, own an older model BMW vert that is a great car but not reliable like my Acura or Honda's that I have owned. I'm retired and can afford to buy a new BMW but can't get around the greed of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Thanks for your input.

Thanks for your input.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Thank You

Thank You
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Ok I will, thanks.

Ok I will, thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Transmission

Hey Bob,

Car is running pretty good, trans is shifting excellent. I think I'm going to wait until the fall anyway, thanks for your comment.

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Trans Fluid

Thank You, I appreciate your comment.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Trans Fluid

Thank you, your statement makes a lot of sense, the majority of mech's I have spoken with feel the same way.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Thankjs, I will, before the winter.

Thankjs, I will, before the winter.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Trans Fluid

The general consenus was not to change the fluid, with the dealer saying I should wait until I reach 100 K. Did you have an independent shop change the fluid? Thanks for your input.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By ladderman
Price difference

I'm always looking on line at BMW's and find myself constantly looking at 2010 -2012 M3's.
I'm retired and enjoy my 2008 Acura TL Type S. I should leave well enough alone, but can't stand...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Transmission

I spoke with a rep of the dealer who is a square shooter, he doesn't recommend it until 100 K.
Another well respected indy in the area said the same thing, it could do more harm than good.
I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By ladderman
Auto Trans

I'm suppose to have the AT. transmission fluid changed in my wife's 2003 325 cic. The car has 90 K on it and the transmission seems to be shifting fine. The indy said it's probably a good idea,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By ladderman
Transmission

You said it brother ! Semper Fi, Ladderman
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By ladderman
Transmission

To tell you the truth, about the same. Great little car, but about is reliable as a South Vietnamese regular. Thanks, Ladderman
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By ladderman
Transmission

Bob,
You say all AT are a crap shoot after 100K mi. My wife 's 2003 325 cic has 90K on it. I have replaced all the "usual suspects" in the engine and was getting ready to have the indy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By ladderman
Vibration

I had my front tires balanced and the problem seems corrected, although there is still a little something going on with the front end. No unusual tire wear and no pulling to one side Next time I see...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By ladderman
Vibration in steering wheel

About a week ago I mentioned a vibration in the steering wheel of my wife's 2003 cic. I also mentioned the rear drivers side tire was low, I didn't think it would contribute to the vibration and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By ladderman
Vibration in steering wheel

Just took a ride on the highway in my wife's 2003, 325 cic. At, 86 k on motor. Car has been maintained. At 65 mph I noticed, as well as she did too, a slight vibration in the steering wheel, below...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By ladderman
Too sensitive?

Too sensitive, I don't think so. I read the post as a condescending reply to a guy that had a legitimate problem. You could sense the exasperation in his answer. How about this? If it is such a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By ladderman
Know it all's

Don't you just love it when one of these know it all's scold you for asking a question?
Tell him to go into the men's room and get a hold of himself.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By ladderman
Radiator

My wife has an 03 CiC with 85k mi on it. In the last year and a half we have replaced some major parts such as the alternator, starter, power steering pump, etc. As far as I know the car has the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By ladderman
Nice !

Nice !
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