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Forum: Suspension and Braking 01-14-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By guitarnerd
FS: H&R Cup Kit (Sport)

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Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-12-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By guitarnerd
Where are you located? I have a cup kit with...

Where are you located? I have a cup kit with about 5K on it, struts still assembled. I just sold my car and wouldn't mind getting rid of them. However I'm less than motivated to ship them. Price...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By guitarnerd
Found jpr's spring info. Good stuff, thank you.

Found jpr's spring info. Good stuff, thank you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By guitarnerd
OEM Spring Part Numbers?

Can someone tell me, or show me where to find the OEM part number for the springs on 323i with the sports package? It isnít on real OEM, and Iím having a hard time finding it.

Iím curious why...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By guitarnerd
Use the emergency jack in the trunk to jack your...

Use the emergency jack in the trunk to jack your car up enough to slip a normal jack under your car. It just barely fits but you can get under my car that dropped pretty low. That's what I do. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,170
Posted By guitarnerd
It's designed well. Lame, I know, but...

It's designed well.

Lame, I know, but never the less, true. Lot's of things aren't black magic. It's all about designing and building something right. Take making a speaker. All speakers are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,422
Posted By guitarnerd
What's New for 2003: "For 2003, BMW will...

What's New for 2003:

"For 2003, BMW will finally offer a DVD-based navigation system -- meaning that you won't have to give up an in-dash CD player if you opt for the nav system. Other changes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By guitarnerd
I would be willing to bet it's just your battery....

I would be willing to bet it's just your battery. Crazy crap happens when the battery goes.

Everyone freaks out when their battery dies and assumes it's something it's not. Just swap out your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By guitarnerd
Well, when you are coasting to a stop, the...

Well, when you are coasting to a stop, the transmission is torque loading the engine. All be it, not very much as most automatic transmissions are in the highest gear when coasting for fuel economy....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 212,897
Posted By guitarnerd
Wow, they even took care of you with suspension...

Wow, they even took care of you with suspension mods?!? That dealership is awesome. Mods are usually the first nail in the subframe victims coffin.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,205
Posted By guitarnerd
My cup kit arrives in the morning. I ordered it...

My cup kit arrives in the morning. I ordered it from Auto Talent and they didn't offer an option for sport vs. non sport as they do on most sites. I assumed it was the same kit and that the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-20-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By guitarnerd
On a 323i you just press the button labeled "DSC"...

On a 323i you just press the button labeled "DSC" on the center console. The amber icon will illuminate between the tach and speedometer alerting the driver that the system is disengaged.

There...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By guitarnerd
Nope. The torque converter isn't spinning the...

Nope. The torque converter isn't spinning the transmission, differential, or drive shafts at idle. Once the engine speed has met the torque converter stall speed, the transmission spins the drive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By guitarnerd
Good advice man, thanks. I'm gonna' keep the...

Good advice man, thanks. I'm gonna' keep the car, I was just pissed when I saw the crack today, more because it will delay my cup kit installation than anything. I knew this would happen sooner or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By guitarnerd
I was more thinking about trading it, selling it...

I was more thinking about trading it, selling it to an auction guys. I didn't mean sell it private party. Even if I did sell it, it would be disclosed that there is an issue with the sub frame and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By guitarnerd
No crap! That makes me feel a lot better. Any...

No crap! That makes me feel a lot better. Any advice on finding a shop to do the work? Did you have a body shop do it, or a general welder? Ha hundred bucks is ass cheap.

I know people have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By guitarnerd
Repair Sub Frame or Sell Car?

At long last, small cracks have started to form around my left, rear sub frame mount. I guess I knew this was going to happen eventually, but it's never a good time for this to happen. :cry:

I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By guitarnerd
That stuff is for really greasy engine blocks,...

That stuff is for really greasy engine blocks, it's a pretty nasty solvent. It will likely ruin the plastic covers in your engine compartment, you DO NOT want to use that stuff in your BMW. :nono: ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-12-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,003
Posted By guitarnerd
Who ever did that should be shot.

Who ever did that should be shot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By guitarnerd
No noises at all. None. I guess wind noise...

No noises at all. None. I guess wind noise counts but that's about it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By guitarnerd
Please disconnect your battery. It will be for...

Please disconnect your battery. It will be for the best.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2007, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By guitarnerd
Haha, just moved down here from Iowa, so I know...

Haha, just moved down here from Iowa, so I know all about cold. Believe me, I've put off work on my car because of winter weather and kicked myself in the ass for it. So I'm just letting you know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2007, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By guitarnerd
I doubt there is any serious danger as there...

I doubt there is any serious danger as there isn't much else to wear out up there except struts and sway bar links. That said, you have been riding on a shot control arm for several months and it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,336
Posted By guitarnerd
Oh, the rear strut mounts will be replaced. That...

Oh, the rear strut mounts will be replaced. That goes without saying. Does anyone know how much Rogue Engineering affect ride quality?

I'll also do sway bar links and possibly RTABs as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,336
Posted By guitarnerd
Ordered my Cup Kit from Auto Talent. It ships...

Ordered my Cup Kit from Auto Talent. It ships next week. I Couldn't pass up the free shipping. :excited:

For now I need to order some install hardware. Is there any benefit to replacing the...
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