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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,698
Posted By geargrinder
That's the right one... First of all -...

That's the right one...

First of all - agreed check to see you don't have it.

Second - if you buy the hardtop you can absolutely still fit it no problem temporarily. The top of windshield...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-04-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,090
Posted By geargrinder
Ha! SO TRUE. Dumbass OP + Massive hazing =...

Ha! SO TRUE.
Dumbass OP + Massive hazing = ridiculous unsupported claims to have sold for a billion times asking + lame insults.

:D
Forum: Complete Cars 06-03-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,090
Posted By geargrinder
LOLZORZ. Nuttin' like a hysterical thread on a...

LOLZORZ. Nuttin' like a hysterical thread on a dreary Sunday to perk up your day!

For those who haven't figured it out yet:

OP's dirtbag buddy defaulted on his M3 payments
Repomen were...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-23-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,698
Posted By geargrinder
never heard of it. i did nothing when I...

never heard of it. i did nothing when I installed mine. are you sure dealer knew what they were talking about? sometimes at dealerships you get young punks who only know the cars that are 3-4 yrs...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-22-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,698
Posted By geargrinder
Yep sounds right. Just should be those 2 little...

Yep sounds right. Just should be those 2 little clip-on plastic squares with wires going to them, and don't unplug anything else.

Honestly the kit isnt exoensive and it's nice to have it on a car...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-22-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,698
Posted By geargrinder
Are you sure you took the right parts off? You...

Are you sure you took the right parts off? You didn't disconnect some of the soft top sensor wires when you were in there?
Forum: Complete Cars 01-25-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,708
Posted By geargrinder
Reasonable response Tony. Thousand...

Reasonable response Tony.



Thousand percent true. Carfax/Autocheck is in no way shape or form a definitive evidence. If it says something bad there IS something bad, if it doesn't, you have...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-25-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,708
Posted By geargrinder
I agree that maybe that statement is a stretch....

I agree that maybe that statement is a stretch. But..



That might be an exaggeration too. I've seen salvage titled cars due to a very specific economic circumstance (a freak weird accident...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-25-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 44,361
Posted By geargrinder
Meh. That's one single ad. Nobody is running an...

Meh. That's one single ad. Nobody is running an open "anybody who wants one take a number" deal on S54 swaps for $6.5k, I guarantee it. And I even doubt if that really includes all the labor to sort...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-25-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,708
Posted By geargrinder
Did he back out when he found out it was a...

Did he back out when he found out it was a salvage title? You don't exactly make that clear in your description unless I missed it.
Forum: Complete Cars 01-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 44,361
Posted By geargrinder
No ishtar. Having looked into it, that's not even...

No ishtar. Having looked into it, that's not even the parts alone unless you're crazy lucky. I will say that crap rogue EC article is typical bad EC journalism and talks up the cost/difficulty a lot...
Forum: Southwest 05-11-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
I'm not sure I'd say that - I've been unlucky...

I'm not sure I'd say that - I've been unlucky here but Anthony is a really good guy and it kinda seems I'm the only one to get a bad set.

Everybody else who bought them had no issues it seems -...
Forum: Southwest 05-06-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
BTW - another update - Anthony has been in touch...

BTW - another update - Anthony has been in touch and being cool about a return or other way to resolve the issue... but no quick fix!
Forum: Southwest 05-06-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
yeppers. right next to the washer filler toob....

yeppers. right next to the washer filler toob. PITA it is too.
Forum: Southwest 05-06-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
Coupla the DIY's insisted you should remove the...

Coupla the DIY's insisted you should remove the coolant reservoir. That explains why not everybody complains... it was probably easier to get to the first couple of cylinders w/out the rez in there...
Forum: Southwest 05-06-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
Grrrr.... mine don't fit - or at least the front...

Grrrr.... mine don't fit - or at least the front one won't seem to fit... WHERE IS ANTHONY... been PMing and emailing him since yesterday... Pretty sucky as car is all disassembled and otherwise...
Forum: Southwest 05-01-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
Thanks! BTW, funny responses from several...

Thanks!

BTW, funny responses from several people when telling them I'm about to do these... mostly along the lines of "OH BOY DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU"RE GETTING INTO!?" aka everybody has heard eBay...
Forum: Southwest 04-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
AAAH! Got it. Cats-only. THat's probably pretty...

AAAH! Got it. Cats-only. THat's probably pretty hackable.

GLWS. Mine haven't gone in yet but hoping this weekend or next week.
Forum: Southwest 04-28-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
huh. well that's an usual route to go. :hmm:...

huh. well that's an usual route to go. :hmm: performance wise most people would go the opposite way (headers for max performance impact, leave muffler...) but to each his own I guess. must be loud...
Forum: Southwest 04-28-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
Why would you need to buy a muffler...? They...

Why would you need to buy a muffler...? They should bolt right up to the rest of your OEM system.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-18-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,522
Posted By geargrinder
FOUCKING KEYBOARD... I typed this reply already...

FOUCKING KEYBOARD... I typed this reply already but my defective keyboard then deleted it... GGGRRR Its gettin tossed out the 21st floor window in about a second.

Anyway.

Bro - you see above...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-17-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,522
Posted By geargrinder
Sorry man. If all that is true, weather forecast...

Sorry man. If all that is true, weather forecast says 99% chance of new starter.

This brush-clogging thing is well known. Probably you can tear them apart and clean em up but with all the labor...
Forum: Southwest 03-04-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 89,994
Posted By geargrinder
Yep. I'd say it this way - Loud definitely...

Yep. I'd say it this way -

Loud definitely does not always = more power
but
Power almost always requires more loud, at least at WoT.

That said, the very best, well designed, well...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-09-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,522
Posted By geargrinder
That sounds more classic low/dying battery...

That sounds more classic low/dying battery situation. But dying starter/solenoid can click sometimes too. Let us know...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-08-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,522
Posted By geargrinder
Just for historical record of anybody STFA later...

Just for historical record of anybody STFA later with a no-start issue - mine was just just the starter. Apparently the famous early-starter-death-from-dust-clogged-brushes-and-or-solenoid.

$500...
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