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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By 968RACER
Looks great. Glad to see your still around...

Looks great. Glad to see your still around making improvements.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By 968RACER
Agree. Not a lot of e46s in Wisconsin is...

Agree. Not a lot of e46s in Wisconsin is general. I found a pair of in door tweeters in the classified section here a couple of years ago. You can also check the classifieds in e46 fanatics.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By 968RACER
Fastbob sets those kids straight before they get...

Fastbob sets those kids straight before they get too out of line. They end up on e46fanatics
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By 968RACER
Ha. I bought a coolant expansion tank & hoses at...

Ha. I bought a coolant expansion tank & hoses at 60k and had them sitting on my shelf for years until my original one began to leak at around 116k. Other than regular maintenance items, I wait now...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By 968RACER
Best times were the smolck 323i mod days. I was...

Best times were the smolck 323i mod days. I was subscribed daily. Also good memories on the first time I had to do the Inspection 1 service using the DIY here. Thanks KrisL
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,799
Posted By 968RACER
The little knob that you turn to adjust the time...

The little knob that you turn to adjust the time can be fragile. It may be as simple as that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By 968RACER
Nice. Replace the strongest components of the...

Nice. Replace the strongest components of the cooling system but keep the weakest for $1350.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,935
Posted By 968RACER
I love reading your updates. My regret is...

I love reading your updates. My regret is selling my Porsche 968 back in 2001. I really can't imagine ever selling this car. I've owned mine for almost ten years now. It went from a daily driver...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By 968RACER
Cracks I the expansion tank and radiator can be...

Cracks I the expansion tank and radiator can be near impossible to find. Do an inspection while the car is running and fully warmed up.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,879
Posted By 968RACER
$2000 for brakes and $500 for a VCG? Yikes.

$2000 for brakes and $500 for a VCG? Yikes.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By 968RACER
One other thing to note. A couple of years ago...

One other thing to note. A couple of years ago my gas mileage dropped from an average of 28.3 in the summer down to 26.2. I replaced plugs, air filter, took apart the parking brakes & cleaned,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By 968RACER
I guess stuff like this happens. The feel of the...

I guess stuff like this happens. The feel of the Pagid pads are superior to what I replaced them with (maybe they'll feel better with mileage) but I just had a hard time using the same brand of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By 968RACER
This is one winters worth as I no longer drive it...

This is one winters worth as I no longer drive it on wet roads, summer or winter. There was rust on the back side of the pads where they attach to the backplate so they must have been off for some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By 968RACER
I'm unsure how to contact and which website is...

I'm unsure how to contact and which website is the manufacturer. I do still have the pads.

The reason I posted this is I do recall someone else reporting a similar clunking sound when moving.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By 968RACER
Brake clunk & squealing

I've been hearing my brakes squeal with the windows down for quite some time. Also, I would hear a clunk when moving from a dead stop. I took my calipers off for inspection and found that all 4...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By 968RACER
Spark plugs would not have anything to do with...

Spark plugs would not have anything to do with oil consumption.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By 968RACER
I have a bunch of E46 parts here at my office. I...

I have a bunch of E46 parts here at my office. I replace stuff during my lunch & store them in a cabinet. You finally got me motivated to get rid of my center console, sun glass holder, headlight...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By 968RACER
Right on Bob.

Right on Bob.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By 968RACER
Type in the trouble code you are receiving in the...

Type in the trouble code you are receiving in the search function on this forum. There are plenty of great troubleshooting DIYs.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By 968RACER
Your garage looks like a show room. Awesome job....

Your garage looks like a show room. Awesome job. WI winters are so hard on mine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By 968RACER
Is the temp needle straight up in the center when...

Is the temp needle straight up in the center when warm? If not, time for a new thermostat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By 968RACER
2014, A Repair Free Year

To be fair I did only rack up about 3500 miles since I didn't drive it last winter, or in the rain except for a few occasions, biked into work 2000 miles, & used the MDX (5000 miles) when I had to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,359
Posted By 968RACER
I knew I saw these before but could never find...

I knew I saw these before but could never find them by Googling.


http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/51718199700/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,359
Posted By 968RACER
Great idea. I will need to try that.

Great idea. I will need to try that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,359
Posted By 968RACER
What about the mayo? I can pull chunks of this...

What about the mayo? I can pull chunks of this out from the valve cover the the oil cap hole. Again, i don't have this in the summer months. Curious, do you have this ever? My Acura MDX & Lexus...
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