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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,579
Posted By KSims1868
Okay I was joking obviously...but I don't...

Okay I was joking obviously...but I don't understand the "they don't fit" comment.
Obviously I might be missing something, but why wouldn't they fit? I'm asking because if I find some local e46 m3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,579
Posted By KSims1868
I'd love your factory wheels - just send them on...

I'd love your factory wheels - just send them on over to Houston, TX. I need them for my sedan!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By KSims1868
I'd keep an eye on Craigslist and search for BMWs...

I'd keep an eye on Craigslist and search for BMWs being "parted out". Often times these are with people that buy/sell wrecked/damaged BMWs (or other german cars) and they might be worth contacting...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 417,687
Posted By KSims1868
Dang - see that's the kind of deal I want to find...

Dang - see that's the kind of deal I want to find local - Houston.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,170
Posted By KSims1868
Yep - count me in. iPhone

Yep - count me in. iPhone
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By KSims1868
You'll prob come out cheaper (by a lot) if you...

You'll prob come out cheaper (by a lot) if you just spend the $$ up front on a properly maintained E46 (or E36) from an enthusiast that has the maint records to provide with the car. Buying an...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-11-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By KSims1868
Very interesting. Something I don't agree with is...

Very interesting. Something I don't agree with is in the comments where they talk about being "wasteful" and a "throw away" society. It seems this would be the ultimate way NOT to be wasteful. Dang...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By KSims1868
I found this with a quick Google search. Don't...

I found this with a quick Google search. Don't know it if helps, but there seem to be several 330xi models being parted out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Mi6BxFx91Q

This is from several...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-11-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 417,687
Posted By KSims1868
Found a nice clean looking M3 here in Houston. ...

Found a nice clean looking M3 here in Houston. No plans to buy it, but owners sounds like the kind of person I'd want to buy from.
139k miles and all factory original (ad says). $8,000 asking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By KSims1868
Interior looks clean. I would think if dropping...

Interior looks clean.
I would think if dropping in a used engine for a couple grand is an option (is that about what it costs?)...then you might have a car ready to go for under $4,000. I'd put a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By KSims1868
I don't understand...your insurance company asked...

I don't understand...your insurance company asked YOU to hire someone to evaluate the car?
Are they considering calling it a total loss or giving it a "rebuilt" title or something?
What is this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,274
Posted By KSims1868
I just plasti-dipped my grilles last night also. ...

I just plasti-dipped my grilles last night also. VERY happy with the results. It was easy and took less than an hour from start to finish (3 coats).
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By KSims1868
Nice to know they come pre-wrapped. I need to...

Nice to know they come pre-wrapped. I need to replace mine for the same reasons. The liner is peeling off at all 4 corners at the bottom...from sun exposure. It was a garage kept car before I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,422
Posted By KSims1868
I think it also depends on your home location...

I think it also depends on your home location too.
People that live in heavily snowed areas with salty roads and long winters might NOT want to buy a car locally. Those of us in the SW (Texas to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,773
Posted By KSims1868
From what I was told...the cooling system (water...

From what I was told...the cooling system (water pump) was the biggest issue dealt with (cooling system replacement while in there) to date on my car.
Mileage - $115k.

Current problem - rear pass...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-26-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,825
Posted By KSims1868
One seriously beautiful car. So cool!!

One seriously beautiful car. So cool!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By KSims1868
Mehles worked great on my F250 and F350...I...

Mehles worked great on my F250 and F350...I figure if they can handle that big fat diesel pig then this E46 should be no problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,550
Posted By KSims1868
LoL...oh damn...my bad Deb. I'm sorry. When I...

LoL...oh damn...my bad Deb. I'm sorry.
When I saw "7 yea 7 months" I assumed it was a type and the "r" was missing. I retract my comments...sorry about your trouble!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,550
Posted By KSims1868
Guys - and no offense to Deb - but if she's had...

Guys - and no offense to Deb - but if she's had the car almost 8 years who is to blame for the poor maintenance?
They are definitely high maintenance cars, but from what I'm learning much of it can...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,852
Posted By KSims1868
Personally I never liked the term "Beemer". I...

Personally I never liked the term "Beemer". I think it sounds like an arogant word that puts a sort of "air" about the person saying it.
I'll say BMW or Bimmer when referencing my car. Not because...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,597
Posted By KSims1868
Very nice!!

Very nice!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By KSims1868
If your mechanic is "amazing"...shouldn't he be...

If your mechanic is "amazing"...shouldn't he be able to rule out and have already tried these suggestions? I mean...we're talking coils & spark plugs...very basic DIY stuff.
Is this mechanic...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By KSims1868
Good luck!! Sounds like a fun ride. Post pics...

Good luck!! Sounds like a fun ride. Post pics ASAP if you do buy it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By KSims1868
This sounds like what we heard too. Looks like I...

This sounds like what we heard too. Looks like I have my 1st Bimmer project!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By KSims1868
Rear window just fell...out of the blue

We're driving along...hear a bit of a weird sound (like a rock breaking some glass) and the rear passenger window (e46 sedan) just fell down open. It won't roll back up. I lifted it up manually but...
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