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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,739
Posted By ptbr45
When talking in generalities it is easy to talk...

When talking in generalities it is easy to talk about diminished value. Some people will have an issue with body work, others will not. Will you lose value? Maybe. An argument can be made that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,317
Posted By ptbr45
I have noticed this about my 528 as well. It...

I have noticed this about my 528 as well. It drives me nuts all the futzing with the air controls I have to do. All the cars I have owned with auto climate control I set it and forget it (winter or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By ptbr45
I vote for Thermostat. Just be glad it didn't...

I vote for Thermostat. Just be glad it didn't stick closed! It sux when your temp lights come on and you see your temp gauge on the high side. Your heart skips a beat!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,060
Posted By ptbr45
Fast Euro: You asked for it you got it! Opinions...

Fast Euro: You asked for it you got it! Opinions from every angle! :)

The bottom line is that AWD works great--just like in the Audi's. Winter tires will make the biggest difference for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By ptbr45
Man I love Boston. My dad is from Western Mass...

Man I love Boston. My dad is from Western Mass and I still have family out that way. Lots to do, lots to see. You can also drive a couple of hours and be somewhere else COMPLETELY different...like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,134
Posted By ptbr45
MMV, for the amount of time you have spent on...

MMV, for the amount of time you have spent on here talking about it you probably could have done it. Maybe I should fly out there and do it for you...maybe it would get done then and I could use a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By ptbr45
I have an 08 528xi. Just had a monster snow...

I have an 08 528xi. Just had a monster snow storm with ice and wet snow here in Minneapolis. Car was AWESOME. Love the power and the awd. I recommend it. I will send you a pm with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By ptbr45
This is precisely the reason I have two!!! I...

This is precisely the reason I have two!!! I wanted a summer toy and fell in love with the look of the 330CiC. Then after I bought it and drove it I knew I had to get one for a daily driver, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,623
Posted By ptbr45
Glad you are ok! Sorry about the loss...your...

Glad you are ok! Sorry about the loss...your bimmer sacraficed itself for your safety!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,240
Posted By ptbr45
I think I am in LOVE!!!!! :bigpimp:

I think I am in LOVE!!!!! :bigpimp:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By ptbr45
I agree with 3series. I am going to leave mine...

I agree with 3series. I am going to leave mine on. I have debadged several cars and I think now the badged look appeals to more people. So when I am ready to move on to a new vehicle I don't have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,450
Posted By ptbr45
Ignore is a really wonderfull tool on Bimmerfest....

Ignore is a really wonderfull tool on Bimmerfest. It's like they don't even exist.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ptbr45
Uhhhh.....

Uhhhh.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,922
Posted By ptbr45
Pinto?

I call your Pinto and raise you a Gremlin!

http://www.seanpercival.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/1976_amc_gremlin.jpeg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By ptbr45
I just got Axxis pads for my e46 and they sound...

I just got Axxis pads for my e46 and they sound like what you got. Mine were wrapped in plastic for each wheel and the metal on the pads was black. Mine were the deluxe pads.

I am probably going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 629,552
Posted By ptbr45
Bold 9700 (Onyx)

The Blackberry Bold 9700 (Onyx) works like a champ with my 528xi.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,240
Posted By ptbr45
I know what you mean. I saw a guy with a e46...

I know what you mean. I saw a guy with a e46 'vert that was my 'verts sister--exact same car. His wife got out of the car and **SLAMMED** the door with the window and top down. I cringed. He...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By ptbr45
thems extree!

thems extree!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ptbr45
Trunk monkey....where do I get me one? :D I...

Trunk monkey....where do I get me one? :D

I have thought about putting the alarm in...mostly cause I have a 'vert. it would be nice to have the motion senor for when I want to leave the top...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,848
Posted By ptbr45
I have noticed many people talk about the low...

I have noticed many people talk about the low front ends on the e46's. Not sure if they have something different than I do but...When I did an oil change on my e46 I drove the car up on a couple of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,320
Posted By ptbr45
I just did the brakes on my e46 about 3 weeks...

I just did the brakes on my e46 about 3 weeks ago. After I put the chrome sport wheels I was really aware of the amount of brake dust, so I got the pbr axxis deluxe pads. Those pads rock. Went on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,495
Posted By ptbr45
It is part of the system that opens and closes...

It is part of the system that opens and closes the valves.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydraulic_tappet
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,283
Posted By ptbr45
I just heard this on my car this morning. First...

I just heard this on my car this morning. First time ever. 77xx miles. I recognized it right away as a lifter noise. In my experience, lifter knock can be caused by lots of things but in this...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,989
Posted By ptbr45
My opinion: Run, don't walk away from that...

My opinion: Run, don't walk away from that dealer. Today mechanic's need to understand both electronic tools for finding problems AND mechanical issues and ways to troubleshoot those issues. If...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By ptbr45
Congrats to both of you!!! That is AWESOME!!! ...

Congrats to both of you!!! That is AWESOME!!!

I have had 2 cars with Nav and for me it isn't something I want again. It increases the cost of the vehicle and the maps are almost always out of...
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