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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2013, 11:21 PM
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Posted By CLP-WGH
Winter by the Lake

Winter by the Lake
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By CLP-WGH
I too have a 2001 330XI. I just put on some...

I too have a 2001 330XI. I just put on some General Altimax HP 225/45R17 on stock 17" rims. The tires have high ratings in all categories according to Tirerack.com's Test page.

They will give...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Wow, that's great news. I guess you can't really...

Wow, that's great news. I guess you can't really trust these ad's.

I knew a guy up in Chicago (My Ex's friend) that was in a similar line of work. He could get anything at wholesale cost. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
I was bored last night and started typing away. ...

I was bored last night and started typing away. You know your stuff. :D

The more I think about used E46's and their worth the more I can justify spending 13k for a car with 100k miles or 130k...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Also, it is usually best to mention a "trade-in"...

Also, it is usually best to mention a "trade-in" after you know their final price, but this might not be possible in your case due to the distance your traveling and/or the condition of your car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
I would call the dealership that you plan on...

I would call the dealership that you plan on using to perform the PPI and form a relationship with them over the phone. Say you are having someone from Mercer Dealership bring a car over for an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Agreed. The one in Orlando had bad news written...

Agreed. The one in Orlando had bad news written all over it. You made the right decision on passing that up.

The response from Pensacola sounds good. I hope all goes well with the PPI. I think...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
I seriously act the same way. I know what things...

I seriously act the same way. I know what things are worth. And I pay the premium when I want something.

That sounds like a good idea. I'm sure someone would take a look at the car for you.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
I'm the same way. Don't feel bad asking anything...

I'm the same way. Don't feel bad asking anything of them. The worst they say is no, and you move on. It's a big investment. If they want to sell the car. They will send you whatever you request....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Try to sell your old bmw and get one of these... ...

Try to sell your old bmw and get one of these...
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By CLP-WGH
Yes. like two blades sharpening each other. ...

Yes. like two blades sharpening each other.

I'm going to work on it this weekend. Thanks for sharing the experience.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,773
Posted By CLP-WGH
Great Choice. Power and a good Chassis. Sweet!

Great Choice. Power and a good Chassis. Sweet!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By CLP-WGH
#1 manual trans. It provides the Ultimate...

#1 manual trans. It provides the Ultimate driving experience for the Ultimate driving machine. Yes I am a dork. :roundel::drive:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,773
Posted By CLP-WGH
The E46 is #1, as far as value, performance, and...

The E46 is #1, as far as value, performance, and practicality are concerned. Hell, that's why we are all here. But, If I had to choose anything else, the "Value" criteria would have to be knocked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By CLP-WGH
I have the same exact problem and I just noticed...

I have the same exact problem and I just noticed it today. Weird

So I should probably check the torque on my lugs and the centering rings.

Thanks for inquiring!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
1. Carfax looks good. No red flags. Doesn't...

1. Carfax looks good. No red flags. Doesn't prove that there was never an accident but it does show that the car was not in a major or total loss accident. No salvage/rebuilt or flood damage is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
NICE! I have to check out that raceway next time...

NICE! I have to check out that raceway next time i'm in Florida.

Chicago is a lose/lose. Rush hour traffic is every hour and the "synched" lights will catch you as you try to push through that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
I wasn't aware of the fair gas mileage on the M3....

I wasn't aware of the fair gas mileage on the M3. I used to own a 2004 Corvette and I would avg. 13mpg in the city even though it claimed to get 17mpg. The stop and go driving kills a performance...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Hah, I'm just messing with you. My underlying...

Hah, I'm just messing with you. My underlying point is that this is an important decision you have to make and it is good to consider all of your options.

The M3 not a practical car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
SPDSKTR gave you some good info. :thumbup: ...

SPDSKTR gave you some good info. :thumbup:

I thought I'd throw this link out there just to show u a slightly pricier 3rd option.........
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Sounds good. Let us know how it works out. Make...

Sounds good. Let us know how it works out. Make sure you get that price down and check the carfax/service receipts/history. Don't forget the Inspection. It may cost $100, but you can use the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
Agreed. That ZHP would have to be in perfect...

Agreed.

That ZHP would have to be in perfect condition, clean history, and all maintenance would have to be up to date to pay $10,xxx for it. Give them a call, see if they are flexible on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,056
Posted By CLP-WGH
That Craigslist Ad is pretty bad. Thought is was...

That Craigslist Ad is pretty bad. Thought is was worth a try if your desperate. The sellers have a misuse of the BMW language. There is no such thing as an M3 package (mislead by aftermarket...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By CLP-WGH
I have a huge leak in my front passenger door. ...

I have a huge leak in my front passenger door. But its due to my own device. I poorly installed an aftermarket side view mirror. And my vapor seal is trashed. I haven't had time to fix the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By CLP-WGH
KenG, By the way, I like your sig. quotes. I...

KenG, By the way, I like your sig. quotes. I will never grow up but I sure as hell know how to act.:angel2: ? :bareass:

Burritos=my staple
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