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Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 01-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Posted By redadair
I still love my 1M 5900 miles on her.

I still love my 1M 5900 miles on her.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-24-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,985
Posted By redadair
Thanks for the Powder Coating info.

Thanks for the Powder Coating info.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,985
Posted By redadair
Who refinished the Valve cover for you? Pic...

Who refinished the Valve cover for you?

Pic of my 88
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-22-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,985
Posted By redadair
Very nice car. I personally like the wheel...

Very nice car. I personally like the wheel center caps On. :)
Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 10-31-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,693
Posted By redadair
I'm not sure you will ever find a 1M for $35K...

I'm not sure you will ever find a 1M for $35K unless it's a salvage car. Carmax has had three cars so far for $60K Plus. They paid a friend of mine in CA $54K for his car, selling for $62K.. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By redadair
I was going to suggest brake rotors. Please no...

I was going to suggest brake rotors. Please no offense to anyone, but it seems like all these E46 boards I have visited seem to suggest changing he CAB's for anything that even sounds like an issue...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By redadair
I should have said I still have my STi for the...

I should have said I still have my STi for the rest of winter. I won't be driving my summer tires in anything close to snow. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By redadair
I bought my ZHP last month and it needed tires. ...

I bought my ZHP last month and it needed tires. I decided to go with Summer Tires since winter is so close to being over. It's good to hear the cars go pretty good in the winter with Dedicated...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By redadair
ELoose Steering Issues- premature bushing failures

I purchased a 2004 330i ZHP with 52,000 miles last month and was very disappointed by the drive of this new to me car. The car was Tramlining and wandering so badly that to me the car was Very Scary...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,782
Posted By redadair
Great post, I have an appointment for Monday to...

Great post, I have an appointment for Monday to see if this fixes my new to me 04 330i ZHP Sedan. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I would highly suggest you have your alignment...

I would highly suggest you have your alignment checked at the same time.

Hope all goes well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I had to give an update of my car with the new...

I had to give an update of my car with the new Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and my slightly customized Alignment Specs. The Toe In Specs I used on my car are biased on Old School settings and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
As far as I can tell it appears that the new 4...

As far as I can tell it appears that the new 4 wheel alignment equipment all give this type of read outs. So I would say it looks to be the new "Standard" so to speak.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I hate to make things Complicated, but I need to...

I hate to make things Complicated, but I need to clarify Toe In Settings more without getting things too messy.

Unlike settings for Camber which run in Degrees i.e. Street settings for Camber...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
Just got my ZHP back from my Local BMW dealer. ...

Just got my ZHP back from my Local BMW dealer. Since the car had sat in a garage since mid 2010 I had the following items done.

Road test with the Service Assistant Manager to confirm how poorly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I wanted to talk about Bushings for a minute as...

I wanted to talk about Bushings for a minute as well. New Bushings are just that, New bushings. Bushings ware out over time not all at once. As they ware out this looseness can cause a car like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
You are absolutely right. Parts on new cars...

You are absolutely right. Parts on new cars fail. BMW offers a warranty to fix those early issues. :)

I have owned BMW's all my driving life, and that's a very long time and never had these...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
Are you having a bad day? Did you read this...

Are you having a bad day? Did you read this entire post? Do you not see what you are saying about changing Bushings every 60K and accepting this as normal?

I appreciate your comments, it helps...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I think it's the Falcon tires. My car feels the...

I think it's the Falcon tires. My car feels the same as yours and it's my first set of Falcon tires, they came with the car. I am planning on changing them ASAP.

I can't believe everyone acting...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
Thank you for your suggestions. I must say that...

Thank you for your suggestions. I must say that at 52000 miles on my car it shouldn't need any suspension repairs. I have never replace bushings on any car at 52000 miles. I can see 125000 + but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
I am hoping the shop finds a warn part, or car is...

I am hoping the shop finds a warn part, or car is out of alignment and or tires which I am planning on replacing anyway. My fear is that it only takes a quick search on the e46 forums to see that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,378
Posted By redadair
Hell all. Just purchased a 2004 ZHP with 52000...

Hell all. Just purchased a 2004 ZHP with 52000 miles on it. The car looks perfect, had a Pre Purchase Inspection done at a good BMW Indi shop as well as a good look over at a trusted body shop all...
Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 12-14-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,330
Posted By redadair
When this new M comes out it will likely be...

When this new M comes out it will likely be called the M2. Still a few years out though. And will most likely be a Turbo 4 Cylinder engine. The next M3 is slated for a Turbo 6 Cylinder engine.
Forum: European Delivery 09-11-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,659
Posted By redadair
In 2007 the did drill holes to attach my front...

In 2007 the did drill holes to attach my front plate. Thank God they aren't doing that still. Just double sided tape. Another difference from then and now, you must leave Both plates on the car at...
Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 09-08-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,405
Posted By redadair
My 1M is VO, love the color. On the ship headed...

My 1M is VO, love the color. On the ship headed to me, expect sometime early to mid Oct.
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