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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By lgr122
Faulty brake disk? Or just wasn't perfectly clean...

Faulty brake disk? Or just wasn't perfectly clean when installed?
Already bit of sand can make the difference if brake disk is perfectly straight or not.
You could try lifting one wheel at a time...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By lgr122
Atleast mine reacts that way, if passenger keeps...

Atleast mine reacts that way, if passenger keeps knees up. But ofcourse yours might have some real problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By lgr122
Vacuum leak would be my guess. Had some similar...

Vacuum leak would be my guess. Had some similar sounding issue with mine and problem was crankcase-ventilation hose. Basically you should carefully check every hose which is connected to intake.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By lgr122
Those would do for winter tires on e36 or those...

Those would do for winter tires on e36 or those e46 which Bob mentioned.
Don't expect big money of them, but they can have use.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By lgr122
Changed mine today. 5 hours work starting from...

Changed mine today. 5 hours work starting from driving car into garage and ending when car was out again fully ready. Ofcourse it helps when i'm not doing this first time. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 52,459
Posted By lgr122
Front Control Arms. I thought i ordered some...

Front Control Arms.
I thought i ordered some standard ones, when they were so cheap, but looks like they are Meyle. :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By lgr122
You possibly mean schmiedmann? Their main place...

You possibly mean schmiedmann?
Their main place is located in Denmark, but i've been normally dealing with their Finnish branch office. Couple weeks delivery time is about normal inside europe, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,051
Posted By lgr122
Honda knows how to make fun cars. NSX, S2000, CRX...

Honda knows how to make fun cars. NSX, S2000, CRX for example, but they don't use it on all their cars.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By lgr122
That might be the case, someone just mixed...

That might be the case, someone just mixed pictures, and hopefully M3 still has own 6-cylinder under the hood. SMG is still turn off anyway.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By lgr122
Well... maybe it could be thought as upgrade, IF...

Well... maybe it could be thought as upgrade, IF you really like it yourself, and IF whole car truly works very well, but you would need ALL the information about what was put in the car, because...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By lgr122
Can't they tell you what engine it is? They...

Can't they tell you what engine it is?
They should, because it's difficult to service engine properly, if you don't know what it is.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By lgr122
Can't be fully sure, but it had Style 43 7x16...

Can't be fully sure, but it had Style 43 7x16 wheels when i bought it, and those might have been already from factory.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,051
Posted By lgr122
BMW is rwd = great handling and fun to drive....

BMW is rwd = great handling and fun to drive. Honda doesn't compete in same league.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By lgr122
Pulling the instrument cluster out and replacing...

Pulling the instrument cluster out and replacing it is not too difficult, if yours reach it's end. :thumbup:

I had some problems with mine, and replaced it with another one, and now everything is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By lgr122
With proper winter tires never had problem on the...

With proper winter tires never had problem on the road, couple times with parking yes, needed to shovel some snow before getting out.

About reliability... should stay ahead of things in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 893
Posted By lgr122
Thought of just buying M3 instead?

Thought of just buying M3 instead?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By lgr122
Purpose of man's life is sex with as hot woman as...

Purpose of man's life is sex with as hot woman as possible.
EVERYTHING else is just supporting action of this main goal.
Ofcourse what that "as hot as possible" means depends on personal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By lgr122
Because of $$$$. :rofl: Possibly sway bar links...

Because of $$$$. :rofl:
Possibly sway bar links might need to be changed, but damaging sway bars mean so heavy crash that car wouldn't be there anymore.
In CA even rust can't touch them so much.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By lgr122
Running cat-less is not allowed for cars which...

Running cat-less is not allowed for cars which had one from factory. It's only checked once a year though, so could make some easy to change setup.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By lgr122
Changing control arms is quite easy thing to do....

Changing control arms is quite easy thing to do. Old ones are probably more or less stuck, so you need that pickle fork and hammer. Without that issue it would be very easy work to do.

What i did...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By lgr122
Camchain is some known weak spot of those early...

Camchain is some known weak spot of those early N-series 4-cylinder engines, so i understand why workshop wants to check. It's some potential engine destruction.
But i think that kind problem...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By lgr122
Ok, shouldn't be anything wrong with that.

Ok, shouldn't be anything wrong with that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By lgr122
When was your last oil change? What kind oil did...

When was your last oil change? What kind oil did you put in? That's where I would start searching for solution.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By lgr122
If you don't care about your car's handling then...

If you don't care about your car's handling then you never need alignment, but if you do things right, then you always get alignment after changing suspension parts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By lgr122
No. Wrong offset, otherwise possible. ...

No.
Wrong offset, otherwise possible.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46#Wheels.2FTires
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