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Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By MiniXP
I called up my local dealer and told them I got...

I called up my local dealer and told them I got the notice. They looked up the last 7 of the VIN, said I was eligible and they will order the parts and call me when they come in.

I was surprised...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,717
Posted By MiniXP
That one is definitely overpriced. I was in...

That one is definitely overpriced.

I was in the market for a ZHP for awhile. The most expensive one the guy was asking 17k. It was an 05 with 60k miles on it 1 owner who was a retired lawyer. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By MiniXP
Yea it took me a long time to find this one, I...

Yea it took me a long time to find this one, I was looking for about a year. Not many manuals out there.

The waste gates are already making noise. I'm hoping I'll be able to work something out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By MiniXP
yes it is in the plans down the road. For now the...

yes it is in the plans down the road. For now the power is more than enough for me compared to my 325. I'm trying to hold off on mods for awhile and save up money for anything unexpected that may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By MiniXP
Oil change doesn't seem so bad. Doing anything...

Oil change doesn't seem so bad. Doing anything with the turbos is what worries me
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By MiniXP
Moved to the dark side

After searching for awhile for something to replace my 01 325xi I picked up an 08 335i with 60k this weekend.

Compared to the 325 the power is amazing. I read a lot of complaints about the e90...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By MiniXP
Autozone loans that tool for free. You also...

Autozone loans that tool for free.

You also have to use a part from the slide hammer puller they loan so that it will fit your lug nuts.

Once you have that set up just grease the point where...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By MiniXP
How do we know that it was stored information...

How do we know that it was stored information that was stolen?

Most of these breaches take the credit card information as it is processed. Judging from their post is sounds like they had a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By MiniXP
Same thing that happened with my car pretty much,...

Same thing that happened with my car pretty much, except my rear u joint was noticeably shot even when it was on the car. I feel like this is becoming more common as more e46s get above 150k in...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-20-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By MiniXP
Since no one specifically mentioned this I though...

Since no one specifically mentioned this I though I would bring up the fact that fitting an M3 motor into your car would cost far more than just buying an M3. Probably more than keeping your car and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By MiniXP
I got the thule rack with fairing and 2 bike...

I got the thule rack with fairing and 2 bike mounts for $100 from a guy locally, so it would be hard to beat that price.

I actually got the rack mounted with the e90 mounts last night and it seems...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By MiniXP
The bike doesn't cost much, more worried about...

The bike doesn't cost much, more worried about the car.

That is why I want to see a pic of how the e46 mount looks. I think the only difference is that the e46 fit kit is designed so it doesn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By MiniXP
Roof Rack Pics needed

I bought Thule roof rack for my car last night, but it has the fit kit for an e90. I am trying to decide if I should try to modify the e90 fit kit to work with my car or just spend the $90 for the...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 06-18-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By MiniXP
Thule Fit Kit for Sedan 3065

Looking to buy a thule fit kit for sedan Thule part 3065.

Buying a roof rack that was used on an e90, so I just need the fit kit for it to fit an e46
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By MiniXP
I did mine the way shown in this post:...

I did mine the way shown in this post: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=801817

This way they are actually mounts on metal and not moving around. It really helped with the sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By MiniXP
I have my V1 powered from a wire down under the...

I have my V1 powered from a wire down under the center console. I think it is the wire for if you had the cell phone dock. I have the little V1 Adapter kind of the the front underneath the shifter...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-23-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By MiniXP
Staggered setup isn't as bad as some people make...

Staggered setup isn't as bad as some people make it sounds. Plenty of XI owners running one with no issues. You just want to make sure the circumference is the same in the front and rear as that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By MiniXP
+1. My OFHG is currently leaking and the oil...

+1. My OFHG is currently leaking and the oil manages to drip and track back to all kinds of places on the bottom of the car. I don't have as much oil as in these pictures, but there is some. I need...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-23-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By MiniXP
X drive is actually a different system than what...

X drive is actually a different system than what we have on our XIs.

I believe the X drive would have performed well doing these as it has more capability to transfer power to different wheels.
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By MiniXP
I know you said they were inspected, but these...

I know you said they were inspected, but these were the exact symptoms I had when by driveshaft u joints were shot. Vibrations from from kinda center of the car under hard acceleration in 1st and 2nd.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By MiniXP
Just use the gasket that comes with the...

Just use the gasket that comes with the thermostat. No need any additional sealant.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By MiniXP
Where did you buy the clamps from? I tried to...

Where did you buy the clamps from? I tried to find a different style clamp when I originally redid mine, but was unable to find any good info on other style clamps.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By MiniXP
My GKN axles (OEM supplier) which are supposed to...

My GKN axles (OEM supplier) which are supposed to be "good axles" are already having issues less than a year after they were installed. Next time I'm going with cheap auto store ones with a lifetime...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By MiniXP
My u-joint was visibly very loose when poking at...

My u-joint was visibly very loose when poking at it with a screw driver. I had vibrations in 1st and 2nd gear from about 2300rpm to 3300rpm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By MiniXP
Yes, it is recommended to replace the whole...

Yes, it is recommended to replace the whole shaft.

Most places one replace just the U-joints and I think some people have had balancing issues when they did find a place to replace them.

Runs...
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