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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Fast Bob
As a blanket generalization, German cars are ALL...

As a blanket generalization, German cars are ALL attention-whores. Having owned several Audis and even more BMWs, I can attest to that. They are, by nature, more finicky than the average automobile....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By Fast Bob
"ET", "IS", and "Offset" all mean the same thing....

"ET", "IS", and "Offset" all mean the same thing. Lower offset numbers (like 37) indicate that those particular wheels stick farther out from the car`s centerline than do wheels with a higher offset...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Fast Bob
The first thing you need to do is read the E46...

The first thing you need to do is read the E46 Wiki....it will provide you with a lot of great info on these cars.

Always get a thorough PPI performed on any potential purchase....you can use the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Fast Bob
The S54 (M3 motor) is a completely different...

The S54 (M3 motor) is a completely different animal than the M54 (garden-variety E46 motor), it`s basically a race-car engine that`s been de-tuned a little to make it liveable on the street. It has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By Fast Bob
This is OUR Wiki, Bucko....we built...

This is OUR Wiki, Bucko....we built it....:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Fast Bob
I don`t know too many things other than worn...

I don`t know too many things other than worn synchros which will make a trans jump out of gear like that. What kind of shape are your motor mounts in ? Trans mounts ? Do you know how many miles were...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By Fast Bob
The question is more like "What did YOU find ?" ...

The question is more like "What did YOU find ?"

Did you notice this Sticky Thread ?

<<<Bimmerfest's E46 Wiki>>> Read this before posting questions!

The Wiki contains a whole section on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By Fast Bob
If I were you, I would be more concerned about...

If I were you, I would be more concerned about important things, like the condition of the subframe and surrounding sheet metal, as well as the cooling system.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By Fast Bob
No such thing exists....(while you WILL find...

No such thing exists....(while you WILL find several items of this variety for sale, none of them will do anything for your performance or mileage....save your money for more important things.)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Fast Bob
You should look around for a used ZHP...

You should look around for a used ZHP exhaust....they have a little more "performance-oriented" sound....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Fast Bob
You probably won`t lose or gain much of...

You probably won`t lose or gain much of anything....what`s the rationale behind doing this ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Fast Bob
Steve Vicari In Frenchtown NJ is good. Sent...

Steve Vicari In Frenchtown NJ is good.

Sent from my SPH-L900 using Bimmer App
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Fast Bob
Belts and idlers should be taken care of at the...

Belts and idlers should be taken care of at the same time. If your cooling system has never been replaced, now would be the ideal time for a complete rebuild ! :thumbup:

This is the bare minimum...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Fast Bob
Look up & read recent threads on "steering...

Look up & read recent threads on "steering giubo"....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Fast Bob
Please check the dates before posting....you are...

Please check the dates before posting....you are addressing a thread from three years ago ! The original poster has been gone for a long time....

PS: get your codes scanned and post the results to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,672
Posted By Fast Bob
Back when Hippies roamed the Earth

we had groups like Vanilla Fudge....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyPtuBhIUqE
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Fast Bob
What are you, mental??? :rofl:

What are you, mental??? :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By Fast Bob
Leave that Xi alone....it was never meant to be a...

Leave that Xi alone....it was never meant to be a hotrod....anything you do to it will only ruin whatever resale value it has. If you want a faster, more sporty car, buy one....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By Fast Bob
An understatement if there ever was one....:rofl:

An understatement if there ever was one....:rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By Fast Bob
Get an E46 M3 with a proper 3-pedal manual...

Get an E46 M3 with a proper 3-pedal manual trans....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Fast Bob
We read you five-by-five, mang.... :thumbup:

We read you five-by-five, mang.... :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Fast Bob
Relax, Skippy...you can start worrying about that...

Relax, Skippy...you can start worrying about that lead count around a hundred thousand miles from now....:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Fast Bob
Judging by the tone of your post, I`d venture a...

Judging by the tone of your post, I`d venture a guess that was burning clutch that you were smelling. Christ, man, if you don`t know whether you`re driving with your foot on the clutch (aka "Riding...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Fast Bob
And if THAT doesn`t work, try Enzyte ! ...

And if THAT doesn`t work, try Enzyte !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYuBDIWpvT4
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Fast Bob
Sorry to see your baby go....some lucky bastid is...

Sorry to see your baby go....some lucky bastid is gonna get a nice Touring....:cry:
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