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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2020, 04:05 PM
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Posted By DC's e83
2004 325i w/ Sports Suspension - Alignment Question

Hi all,

After having an alignment done, I am at - 1.1 degrees on the passenger front, which is .4 over spec., (-0.7 - 0.0) . All other wheels are within range, but is this pretty bad? :(

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By DC's e83
Yeah, it's been OK. Not as punchy with kick drums...

Yeah, it's been OK. Not as punchy with kick drums and higher bass frequencies (I thinkit's because I went with a ported enclosure), but the volume's there. I don't know how much output is lost b/c...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
I did eventually own a set of General's on my...

I did eventually own a set of General's on my pick-up truck, Autoputzer, Jr., called that because "he" was a lot like Autoputzer, Sr.: big, white, and cheap.. primitive, unstable, high center of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
Funny you mention that. I was just literally...

Funny you mention that. I was just literally looking at the G-Max AS-05's a few moments ago, reading through various reviews. Just came on here to search to see who's running them!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
I was considering the Ventus V2 Concept2's at pne...

I was considering the Ventus V2 Concept2's at pne point. There's a couple videos out where Bimmer owners are running them, and seem pleased with both the perforrmance and tread wear :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
Good, good stuff guys! Thanks for all the input.

Good, good stuff guys! Thanks for all the input.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
Looked at these as well! Tread life is good?

Looked at these as well! Tread life is good?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By DC's e83
Tires Selection = Stressful

Hi All,

So I've been doing my due diligence, trying to select the best tire within my budget of $125/per for the ride (2004 325i sedan w/ sport package). I live in the Bay Area, so I don't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By DC's e83
Hi, thanks for the input! I, being the stubborn...

Hi, thanks for the input! I, being the stubborn person I am, came up with the solution which was to try and get a sub in there that will compensate with greater output capability, of course!...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By DC's e83
Trunk Subwoofer - Best Solution For Getting Bass Into the Cabin?

Hi all. 2004 325i sedan owner here. So I bought a subwooder and an amp, installed it, but am unhappy with the results since I failed to do homework in advance. I do not like the lack of output due to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
Quick update, turns out it was the belt...

Quick update, turns out it was the belt tensioner/idler pulley that froze up, the belt was still intact. One of the fan blade broke off so I also had that replaced. Engine did not overheat, runs good...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
Just turned 100k. Thanks for the link!

Just turned 100k. Thanks for the link!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
It actually ran normally up to when I shut it...

It actually ran normally up to when I shut it down, in fact it was very quiet and smooth! lol
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
First noticed the temp around two blocks from...

First noticed the temp around two blocks from home, but there's a slight incline :eek:. Did not know that about the gauge!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
I wasn't aware of it until I pieced the symptoms...

I wasn't aware of it until I pieced the symptoms together. First I noticed the battery warning light, immediately thought 'alternator' but then I had no power steering, then I noticed the temp gauge....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
yeah, red light was on. not good.

yeah, red light was on. not good.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By DC's e83
Serpentine Belt Failure

So this happened to my '04 325i tonight. Got the battery light, the power steering failure and immediate overheating, but I was only about three blocks from home, fortunately. This wouldn't be so...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By DC's e83
Interesting, I was just going to place the...

Interesting, I was just going to place the subwoofer into the trunk, but I do realize the firewall's a solid sheet of metal. I just want some low-end fill. I wish I had the HK setup so I could fit a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By DC's e83
e46 Speaker Sound Quality (or lack thereof) - non-HK

Hi all,

Have any if you replaced the mid bass drivers? Believe they're 65 mm (2.5 inch). I think these are causing me problems with certain frequencies, and they're making a terrible 'blatt...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By DC's e83
Hey thanks for that info! No idea where I plan on...

Hey thanks for that info! No idea where I plan on mounting it. It's a monoblock amp.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-17-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By DC's e83
Amplifier Install Question for the DIYers - 2004 325i, Non HK System

So I recently swapped out my Biz CD for a Kenwood, and what a nice difference that makes sound-wise! Also really nice to have Bluetooth etc,. Now I want to add some low end oomph and bought a small...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By DC's e83
Gas Cap Hatch Doesn't Lock

Hi all, noticed lately that my gas door is not locking when I use the fob to lock the car. All door locks are working fine, but I'll check the fuses anyway. If it's the gas cap hatch actuator motor,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By DC's e83
I just think it's weird that they'd include the...

I just think it's weird that they'd include the one for the HU 816 X filter (which is for the X3), but none for the HU 925 X. I've poked around a bit, and seems like Amazon and eBay have them under...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By DC's e83
Oil Change Question for the DIY'ers and the Mann 925 Filter

Going to change the oil for the first time on my '04 325i and I bought a Mann 925 filter off of Amazon, which arrives tomorrow. It looks like it comes with both a crush washer and large O ring for...
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