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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-16-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,557
Posted By jllphan
Oh yeah, lots, lol. Here...

Oh yeah, lots, lol. Here (http://imgur.com/a/X4SFb#0). Hopefully the seller doesn't mind, just trying to help illustrate how nice these look on an e46 -- I'm not selling mine!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-07-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,557
Posted By jllphan
Bump for Great looking wheels. I'll let the...

Bump for Great looking wheels. I'll let the seller respond, but they will fit non-M e46, I have the exact same set up on my 330ci. The rears do rub with rolled fenders, although I think I can fix...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By jllphan
Post up a pic and I'll P-shop them black for you.

Post up a pic and I'll P-shop them black for you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By jllphan
The measure your looking for is called...

The measure your looking for is called sensitivity. It measures how efficient your speakers are, or put another way, how loud they get based on the power your sending to them. More efficient...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By jllphan
Stock Stereo for Subs & amp? Good or bad

Provided the new amp has high level inputs your absolutely correct, but I've always found an external converter to do a better job and doesn't limit your choice of amp.

And good call on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By jllphan
lol, it will not sound bad. It will install the...

lol, it will not sound bad. It will install the same as an aftermarket head unit except you will need a line level converter to obtain an RCA connection for the amp. Sure it's ads distortion to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By jllphan
lol, did you expect any other response? hate to...

lol, did you expect any other response? hate to sound so negative, but as a third party dealing w/ a recall based on supplier defects, the dealer is purely in the business of crossing you off the...
Forum: The Showroom 06-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By jllphan
Great pick up and welcome. That's a great car...

Great pick up and welcome. That's a great car and will last as long as you want it provided you search around this site and get a maintenance plan together. Nothing in sane, but a ten year old BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By jllphan
I second Flitz. I've been buying metal polish...

I second Flitz. I've been buying metal polish for 20 years and have never come across anything that works better. It's not cheap or easily found around town (I've always had to order online), but...
Forum: The Showroom 06-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,773
Posted By jllphan
Welcome Keith, nice pick up! Glad to hear your...

Welcome Keith, nice pick up! Glad to hear your rescuing that old girl. I've had mine for going on a decade and it's been one of the better cars I've owned. Be careful how well you restore it, you...
Forum: The Showroom 06-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,197
Posted By jllphan
This thread makes me smile. Can't wait to see...

This thread makes me smile. Can't wait to see what's next.

To the haters, he bought the car for $600 so he's doing this to car that was pretty far gone after a decade spent in the great white...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By jllphan
I have Megan's on my e30 and like them. Certainly...

I have Megan's on my e30 and like them. Certainly better choices out there but for the money I'm totally satisfied a year in.
Forum: The Showroom 06-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,797
Posted By jllphan
Great looking ride! Welcome back.

Great looking ride! Welcome back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By jllphan
1. Change your water pump and thermostat. Don't...

1. Change your water pump and thermostat. Don't wait. They are simple repairs done w/ basic hand tools and once done, bleed the system. I'm not sure I understand "I don't think I did a great job...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By jllphan
When's the last time you changed the cabin...

When's the last time you changed the cabin filter? I change mine every 18mos or so and my ac smells great on an '01 with 245k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By jllphan
Well done! Not sure how i missed this thread. I...

Well done! Not sure how i missed this thread. I have an '01 330ci and an '87 325is and owned both for some time. And even though they are the same car (same exact spot in the model range for their...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,696
Posted By jllphan
done, happy birthday!

done, happy birthday!
Forum: The Showroom 05-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,446
Posted By jllphan
Great work, looks awesome!

Great work, looks awesome!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-26-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By jllphan
If your looking for ideas, wanna be different and...

If your looking for ideas, wanna be different and like the idea of black wheels (which it looks like you do), you could always leave the barrels silver and powder the spokes/centers black....
...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 05-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,065
Posted By jllphan
as much as i think it's one of those cars you...

as much as i think it's one of those cars you have to see in person, i just totally prefer the styling of the original. it was and is perfect.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By jllphan
Most of what's already been mentioned are likely...

Most of what's already been mentioned are likely culprits, I'll add one more. Up until a couple days ago, I had been dealing with a very similar rattle. My first thought was some part of the heat...
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 05-20-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By jllphan
that's pretty cool. odd, but cool. i wonder how...

that's pretty cool. odd, but cool. i wonder how the auto has a tq increase of more than double the manual? I thought such numbers were a product of the engine, not the transmission. is this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,431
Posted By jllphan
Looks great, nice work. Just a heads up, you can...

Looks great, nice work. Just a heads up, you can replace your lenses cheaply and easily. I waited and waited to do this fearing that dust might get inside while the old lenses were off or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,774
Posted By jllphan
The leatherique folks you referenced in your OP...

The leatherique folks you referenced in your OP can help. I refinished and re-dyed my e30 leathers last year w/ their help. They can match dies as needed and provide all elements needed to complete...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,642
Posted By jllphan
Lots of good thoughts in this thread, but imo, it...

Lots of good thoughts in this thread, but imo, it all comes down to what's more important, $4-5k or your 330ci. I constantly have this conversation myself and always seem to decide: the 330ci.

I...
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