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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Bilstein
Search the forum, this has come up numerous...

Search the forum, this has come up numerous times.

$11,790 seems very steep relative to the $7K numbers usually poster here so keep that in mind. The real question you should be asking is would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,032
Posted By Bilstein
tturedraider, I just put this out there as a...

tturedraider, I just put this out there as a public service, and because it's fun to think about other options. Your response seems biased to me, but literally I couldn't give less of a sh1t what...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,737
Posted By Bilstein
I have them as well, although I disagree with...

I have them as well, although I disagree with GoForthFast regarding the cold stopping torque. I find there's a second to two before there's enough heat generated to get them to START to bite hard -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,032
Posted By Bilstein
Post E46 options for driving enthusiasts

Some of the long timers on the board will recall conversations about the post E46 decline of BMW as a driverís car (not as a luxury car) that one could actually take a wrench to maintenance wise.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Bilstein
I was hoping to save a couple bucks, and maybe...

I was hoping to save a couple bucks, and maybe learn something new about oil. I'm certainly not obsessing over it, nor am I compulsively pursuing it. Lubro Moly is something we've touched on here a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Bilstein
Lubro Molly

Iím considering trying Lubro Molly 5W30 as an alternative to BMW 5W30 motor oil. Itís marketed as a high quality synthetic meeting the LL04 standard, and it's a little cheaper. So I gave Blackstone...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,833
Posted By Bilstein
Remember the big uproar about Toyota's...

Remember the big uproar about Toyota's accelerating when drivers were convinced they were stepping on the brakes?

I'd put my money on the fact you're doing the same thing they were - part of your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Bilstein
Liqui Moly is Lubro Molyís parent company in...

Liqui Moly is Lubro Molyís parent company in Germany.

Dang Ugly, can't you read?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Bilstein
Smolckie, do you have any reservations about the...

Smolckie, do you have any reservations about the LL01/LL04 distinction?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Bilstein
Lubro Moly

Bav auto had a pretty decent writeup on Lubro Moly couple years ago. Only potential downside is that it's LL04 as opposed to LL01.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 06-30-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,963
Posted By Bilstein
I totally agree with Jonathan here. My first...

I totally agree with Jonathan here. My first bike was a 500cc on purpose. Learn to ride first cor chris-sake.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 06-30-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,963
Posted By Bilstein
Nice, that was good Gryph.

Nice, that was good Gryph.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 06-30-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,963
Posted By Bilstein
I'll add my $0.02. 1) For endurance/distance...

I'll add my $0.02.

1) For endurance/distance riding on variable terrain, check this out - you can buy the DVD.

http://longwayround.com/

2) This is just my opinion, but the Bimmer/Beemer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,601
Posted By Bilstein
Take a look at the Subaru BRZ.

Take a look at the Subaru BRZ.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bilstein
Gryph, I'd bet you there wasn't a manual tranny...

Gryph, I'd bet you there wasn't a manual tranny on the lot.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Bilstein
Oh, it pops out, but when you pull up on it...

Oh, it pops out, but when you pull up on it nothing happens because the mechanism under the hood is all corroded.

You wouldn't happen to know what the fasteners are called would you, and what...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Bilstein
This is the thing I'm talking about: Part # 51...

This is the thing I'm talking about: Part # 51 23 8 213 029
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bilstein
Bobber, I recall you mentioning that to me at one...

Bobber, I recall you mentioning that to me at one point when I was replacing lost or stolen tools from my tool kit. And I actually quote you when I'm lamenting BMW's decline as a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bilstein
Dealer visit and the F30

I was at a dealership recently, and while waiting, mulled around a couple F30s. Here are a couple observations.

1) As opposed to my E46, where I sit looking almost directly down at the road in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Bilstein
Hood Release Lever

Have any of you guys noticed, while opening the hood, that the lever mechanism that protrudes from the grill after pulling the release in the foot well, isnít working well anymore? I had to finagle...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,078
Posted By Bilstein
Ok, thanks guys.

Ok, thanks guys.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Bilstein
Are you near Canton CT?

Are you near Canton CT?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-07-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,078
Posted By Bilstein
Cool, that's helpful, thanks Jeff.

Cool, that's helpful, thanks Jeff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-07-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,078
Posted By Bilstein
Pre Cat O2 Sensor Replacement

Ok, so I threw a P0155 code indicating that one of my Pre-Cat O2 sensors is failing. So I bought 2 sensors from Autohaus (great price by the way $ 131.40 for the pair), was going to have an Indy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By Bilstein
Spucoly, get a copy of the dang alignment...

Spucoly, get a copy of the dang alignment printout, scan it and attach it here. We'll figure it out from there.
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