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Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-09-2019, 08:39 PM
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Posted By sean96gsr
All PMs replied, bump.

All PMs replied, bump.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-06-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By sean96gsr
FS: CT - 1995 M3 5-Speed

For sale is my 1995 BMW M3 with ~117k miles. Asking $16,500. The car is in fantastic shape and has no rust. The car has had most of the common e36 issues addressed or restored since 2016, with the...
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 12-18-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,923
Posted By sean96gsr
I'll add another zombie thread revival post... ...

I'll add another zombie thread revival post...

This poster's advice simply isn't true. I had a BMW dealership in CT refuse to give me my vehicle history & key data for my E82 135i, which had...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,492
Posted By sean96gsr
BMW replaced my steering rack with no luck. Their...

BMW replaced my steering rack with no luck. Their next step was to replace the swaybar endlinks, springs, and shocks. Car is now dead quiet! Looks like I had a slightly different issue than the rest...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-21-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,492
Posted By sean96gsr
Yeah, it's in my every thought when I'm driving...

Yeah, it's in my every thought when I'm driving the car. I've had a couple of my customers comment on it when we were in the car too, which is embarrassing.

Hopefully the adjustment works for you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,492
Posted By sean96gsr
Tim, did your noise sound like mine? Here's a...

Tim, did your noise sound like mine? Here's a video:
https://youtu.be/ywDwg-wwGMc

BMW diagnosed this as my steering rack and said it's normal. Sounds like a bad damper to me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-15-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 26,550
Posted By sean96gsr
Mine just did it for the first time ever as well....

Mine just did it for the first time ever as well. BMW just updated my software yesterday. Any idea what I should do? I don't see many recent complaints on this.
Forum: Interior 01-17-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By sean96gsr
If they get nasty or worn out it's from lack of...

If they get nasty or worn out it's from lack of maintenance. They require cleaning with a microfiber roughly once per week IMO. If not, the oils in your hand will wear down the alcantara, cause it...
Forum: Interior 01-05-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By sean96gsr
FS CT: OEM ZHP Alcantara Steering Wheel

Hey Guys,

Here is my ZHP Alcantara wheel for sale. It does not come with the airbag.

The wheel has about 30k miles on it, and while it is in very good shape it does have some wear at the 10:00...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-22-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By sean96gsr
Too bad you aren't closer. I need a back and...

Too bad you aren't closer. I need a back and forth to school beater that I won't mind putting in a university parking lot. When I was in college for my bachelors, my integra got absolutely ravaged....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-22-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,016
Posted By sean96gsr
God that car is spectacular. If only I had some...

God that car is spectacular. If only I had some more disposable income...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
UPDATE I posted the original ZHP rattle...

UPDATE

I posted the original ZHP rattle video in this thread. Mine was LOUD. So I installed my Dr. Vanos kit yesterday... here are my impressions:

Does it eliminate the Vanos rattle? Mostly. It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Those jerks completely blew me off, I never even...

Those jerks completely blew me off, I never even heard from them. I'm just living (unhappily) with it now.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
^^^^^^^^^ This scares me.

^^^^^^^^^
This scares me.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Just heard from the dealership that a rep from...

Just heard from the dealership that a rep from BMWNA wants to come out and hear the noise himself. We'll see what he has to say.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-01-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Well, I just came back from the dealer with some...

Well, I just came back from the dealer with some news...

This is the 5th attempt to repair the motor, and probably my 10th visit related to this issue. The dealership will be opening a PUMA case...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2007, 05:11 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
I have called BMWNA twice and all they can tell...

I have called BMWNA twice and all they can tell me is to talk to my service manager. I'm losing faith in the competence of the techs at my dealership, so I contacted another that is about 40 mins...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Just got the timing chain tensioner replaced...

Just got the timing chain tensioner replaced today. So now it has had the Vanos Chain Tensioner and the Timing Chain Tensioner, 2 new VANOS units, and a DISA valve.

The noise is still there, and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By sean96gsr
How come when I was looking for e30's I couldn't...

How come when I was looking for e30's I couldn't find any that looked like that inside? Everything was gross. Nice car man...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By sean96gsr
I told my SA this during one of my services and...

I told my SA this during one of my services and they replaced it. The unit they put in is the 2005+ unit that plays MP3/WMA CD's too.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Here is a link to my YouTube video of the VANOS...

Here is a link to my YouTube video of the VANOS rattle for those of you who aren't sure if their car is doing it or not. Remember that the car must be hot to reproduce this noise, so to easily...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
Found this on E46fanatics. Maybe it will be...

Found this on E46fanatics. Maybe it will be helpful. It has his notes as to how they zixed his problem.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?referrerid=50100&t=476831
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,522
Posted By sean96gsr
UPDATE: Just got the call from my SA. ...

UPDATE:

Just got the call from my SA. Installed new VANOS unit and tensioner. Noise still there...

The tech (who is the head tech there) has "a pretty good idea" of what is causing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By sean96gsr
Great car, and I love the wheels! Those are...

Great car, and I love the wheels! Those are going to be FUUUNNNN to clean though :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By sean96gsr
I had it inspected, and had my friend (tech) hook...

I had it inspected, and had my friend (tech) hook me up with his buddy who is an SA to run all of the info. Everything was done on time, and the car is in great shape. The only problem is a noisy...
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