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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,235
Posted By STS42
On my third BMW in Boston E32, E38 and E46. 4...

On my third BMW in Boston E32, E38 and E46. 4 snows and RWD is all you need. I also have taken all of them skiing. The E32 I used two studded snows and two regular tires, after that it was like a...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,888
Posted By STS42
tree wins again

tree wins again
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By STS42
Actually I believe it's in one of the fender...

Actually I believe it's in one of the fender wells, I forget which one cause I had it done at the dealer when I mashed it in a snow storm
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By STS42
I had a 320d with an "M" package and 6 peed...

I had a 320d with an "M" package and 6 peed manual in London as a rental last month. Black on Black, sport seats. When i got up north of cambridge on those awesome english back roads it was a lot of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By STS42
I went minimal on options and it took awhile to...

I went minimal on options and it took awhile to find in 2005, convertible with zhp, cold weather package and cd in the dash. I'm so glad I don't have I drive of that vintage or nav
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By STS42
I've had wheels welded and repaired many times. I...

I've had wheels welded and repaired many times. I gave up on the cheap tire rack rims that bend all the time. I have my rims done at the same place BMW, audi and Porsche use. Considering a new oem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By STS42
I'd kill, not literally, for a repaint of my hood...

I'd kill, not literally, for a repaint of my hood and I wouldn't be worrying that the swirl marks didn't match;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By STS42
I need to do the OFHG, I'm looking at it now....

I need to do the OFHG, I'm looking at it now. This is a 2005 e46 with an automatic. So, I've looked at a couple of YouTube videos and then I looked at the Bentley manual. The videos and other DIY...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By STS42
67 Fury Conv

I bought it in 1974 for 600 with 87000 on it. 383 2bbl, 3sp tourque flite which is one of the best automatics ever. AM radio with a speaker in the dash and a rear speaker in the middle of the rear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
not really

I went back and looked at the other thread that I wrote about my battery replacement. The convertible battery is different as noted by others whose advice I took. ;)

"This weekend after reading...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
157.00

157.00
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
Seriously, how do you know my dealer is out of...

Seriously, how do you know my dealer is out of the way? Also, the battery in a convertible is slightly different than a hardtop so rather than the jury rig mounting method I paid a little more. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
Fair enough, my dealer gives a 15% discount on...

Fair enough, my dealer gives a 15% discount on parts if you bought it there once it goes out of warranty. So, sometimes i buy from Barvarian and sometimes from the dealer and i can always check the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
Why?? The original worked for nine years in the...

Why?? The original worked for nine years in the boston area, I have a convertible and it fits exactly and took five minutes to install. Why would i go to Walmart or Autozone? Sometimes BMW is not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By STS42
Dealer Battery is fine

I just replaced the original battery on my 2005 E46 conv in January/February for $157 from my dealer. Plus they took the old one back.
Forum: General BMW 06-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 36,520
Posted By STS42
E23 e38 e46

E23
e38
e46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By STS42
Are you kidding, I have feeler gauges left over...

Are you kidding, I have feeler gauges left over from when I used to do the plugs on my first Plymouth Fury, I'll stick with the factory plugs
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By STS42
I just did the vcg and plugs last week, I'm not...

I just did the vcg and plugs last week, I'm not sure how you would gap a plug with 4 electrodes? Mine runs fine
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By STS42
Replaced VCG and plugs memorial day

I broke down and replaced the VCG and Plugs. It was a lot easier than i thought although not as easy as my 71 Barracuda. I watched the Barvarian you tube and then there is good play by play on e46...
Forum: E52 Z8 (1999 - 2003) 05-25-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,094
Posted By STS42
I saw one last night in Boston on Boylston st...

I saw one last night in Boston on Boylston st parked in front of a Ferrari near the mandarin hotel, most people were ignoring the Ferrari
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By STS42
318D Rental in London

Last week in the UK i got a 318D with an "M" package, 6 speed manual. My car at home is an E46 convertible. I drove this about 600 miles and it was alot of fun especially on the country roads between...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By STS42
You will usually feel some kind of thump and you...

You will usually feel some kind of thump and you can get the wheels straightened.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By STS42
I have an E46 I bought new in 2005 and live in...

I have an E46 I bought new in 2005 and live in Boston. In 10 years for four M wheels:
1.RFW welded twice 100/weld, replaced with a used refurb wheel $175
2.LFW welded once $100,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10,435
Views: 411,173
Posted By STS42
Took my snows off yesterday and put the good...

Took my snows off yesterday and put the good wheels back on, also I changed the the original grilles to new black ones, but now i have to paint the grill underneath, Mbumper on E46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By STS42
Bfg kdw

I am starting my second set of BFG KDW's. I just had two wheels straightened and repainted, the others were in good shape. I am running the staggered ZHP setup and the rears wore out before the...
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