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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,433
Posted By titan silber
I'd pay 40 grand to have the car that's sitting...

I'd pay 40 grand to have the car that's sitting in my driveway right now, brand new - 330ci with sport package.

With today's BMWs , in my mind, BMW is lost.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,614
Posted By titan silber
This is a clean...

This is a clean engine:http://i727.photobucket.com/albums/ww279/iwantanm5/IMG_0008.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By titan silber
Just got done replacing the rear ball joints in...

Just got done replacing the rear ball joints in my 330ci last weekend. Did the M3 thing and put ball joints on both the upper and lower locations - no more wishbone bushing, there is a ball joint...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,917
Posted By titan silber
I went with the Power Flex bushings on my 330ci...

I went with the Power Flex bushings on my 330ci against the advice of Mike Miller, Roundels' tech guru. They failed after 20k miles, the passenger side outer "biscuit" disintegrated leaving me with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By titan silber
Thanks for the replys guys. I got the idea from...

Thanks for the replys guys. I got the idea from turner motorsports which claims the ball joint will fit both upper and lower locations, as in an M3. They also recommend replacement after 100k miles;...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By titan silber
Question on rear suspension

My '02 330ci is 11 years old with 141k miles. I've already done RTABs but am now turning my attention to the rear suspension ball joints.

Realoem shows my car having an upper ball joint and a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By titan silber
My '02 330ci: owned it since new, she has never...

My '02 330ci: owned it since new, she has never driven it, and only rode in 3 times. In 11 years of ownership. And that's a little too much exposure if you ask me......
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-29-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,148
Posted By titan silber
Thanks for the insight on the difficulty of...

Thanks for the insight on the difficulty of repairs for the post E46 models! I will definitely keep that in mind.
I just got done looking at the pictures of the various assemblies of the X1 on...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,480
Posted By titan silber
"Certain vehicle components may have premature...

"Certain vehicle components may have premature wear" - well that just makes you think of the starter and flywheel.

But consider this: here in the crematoria known as Houston it gets powerful hot...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,219
Posted By titan silber
And BMW is thinking of producing some cars in...

And BMW is thinking of producing some cars in Mexico. Got that tid bit from Automotive News.

Mexican BMWs.........
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,148
Posted By titan silber
Smile :thumbup:If one proposes to own a BMW for 10...

:thumbup:If one proposes to own a BMW for 10 years or more he (or she) had better have deep pockets or be a DIYer. If you don't mind doing it yourself BMWs can be fairly cheap to own and drive post...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By titan silber
That car is freaking beautiful! I can't wait to...

That car is freaking beautiful! I can't wait to see the coupe (I think they're going to call it the 4). If I totally loose all my resolve, I'll get one of those in the same color as yours. Damn that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,106
Posted By titan silber
$3000? You're not far away from a crate engine...

$3000? You're not far away from a crate engine from BMW! If you're a car club member the discount on one is fairly substantial. If my engine falls out that's what I plan to do. Even if it costs me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By titan silber
Why not go with the Meyle heavy duty solid rubber...

Why not go with the Meyle heavy duty solid rubber CABs? I've had the power flex, which were nice but fell apart after about 20k miles. Now, i have the solid rubber jobbies. They are a tad more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By titan silber
E60 short throw shifter install questions

OK, this is going in my '02 330ci. I have looked at a lot of DIYs but I still have a couple of questions.
1). To pull the old shifter out which way do you turn the white bushing that it sits in?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,803
Posted By titan silber
+2 on the powerflex ; been on my 330ci for a...

+2 on the powerflex ; been on my 330ci for a half year or better and no noise at all. I used LOTS of copper antiseize putting things together. Great product IMHO.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By titan silber
mperformancehouston.com Ask for David; he and...

mperformancehouston.com
Ask for David; he and his father run the place, top notch work, no job too complex for them. Good people .
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By titan silber
Try autohausaz dot com

Really good prices if they have the part. They've been great for me for pumps, brakes, filters etc; with a little luck maybe a valve cover too.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By titan silber
RTAB Question for smolck

If I recall correctly you put poly RTAB bushings on your car and really liked them. I am looking at the same job for my 330ci and wonder how well yours are doing. Can you recommend them?

Thanks!...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By titan silber
Save the Ring .org

Just a short note to let everyone here in on an online petition to save the Nurburgring. There's outside commercialization going on there and it's bad enough that Sabine Schmitz is playing a big part...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,276
Posted By titan silber
I change my oil every 5k miles using Mobil 1 10...

I change my oil every 5k miles using Mobil 1 10 W-40 High Mileage oil. It's A3 rated so it's fine for my M54 engine. I follow this interval mostly because I hammer the pee wading out of my car and I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By titan silber
I imagine that the air chisel will get them out,...

I imagine that the air chisel will get them out, but installing the new ones might be a bear. Are you going back with stock bushings or more Powerflex? BTW how are the new RTABs doing? Care to rate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,764
Posted By titan silber
Problem with BMWs is their owners tend to drive...

Problem with BMWs is their owners tend to drive them to their full extent because they do this so easily. I had a '98 Maxima stick SE before I got my 330ci. It was a very nice car but 7/10ths was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By titan silber
I've used this shop several times and they are...

I've used this shop several times and they are very BMW orientated: www.matthews-auto.com
I believe that is their web address; if not google them!

Cheers!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,892
Posted By titan silber
Oh, man you guys are driving me crazy! I want to...

Oh, man you guys are driving me crazy! I want to put better sway bars on my car but now I am more confused than ever about which to get! I am running a totally stock '02 330ci with the exception of...
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