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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,038
Posted By tsimurph
Thanks for the reply. Believe it or not, my 2004...

Thanks for the reply. Believe it or not, my 2004 VW R32 Monsoon system sounded much better. I guess that is what my ear was used to and what I am comparing to the HK system. I had a Sirius Starmate...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,038
Posted By tsimurph
I didn't have any ulterior motives, just trying...

I didn't have any ulterior motives, just trying to understand how I could use my lifetime Sirius subscription with the N6. I am disappointed with the sound quality of my OEM navi and the upgraded...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,038
Posted By tsimurph
Jeff; Sorry for asking irrelevant questions, they...

Jeff; Sorry for asking irrelevant questions, they seemed important to me.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-14-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,038
Posted By tsimurph
It appears that the general consensus is that...

It appears that the general consensus is that Sirius is a dead format so the manufacturer is not interested in supporting it here, which I can understand. My question is; can the Sirius app be loaded...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-28-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By tsimurph
Well, you will get many differing opinions...

Well, you will get many differing opinions regarding your question about painting your car; particularly since you have provided little information as to its current condition and everyone has a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-20-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By tsimurph
If the rotor hats are aluminum and the wheels are...

If the rotor hats are aluminum and the wheels are steel, you will experience galvanic corrosion between them when they are placed in contact with each other (bolted together). This effect will be...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-20-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,803
Posted By tsimurph
I would change the oil before you store it so you...

I would change the oil before you store it so you remove the combustion acids that have accumulated in the oil from normal use. these acids are only one reason to dump it before you store the car as...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-13-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By tsimurph
I've had good luck with this guy in Butler NJ. He...

I've had good luck with this guy in Butler NJ. He is just off RT 23 north.
I did not have a steering wheel recovered, but he has done a great job on
everything else I asked him to do. If he is...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-03-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,122
Posted By tsimurph
No matter what type of car you are interested in...

No matter what type of car you are interested in and especially when looking for a BMW you should always try to buy the best (usually the more epensive) example of the particular car you want. You...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-08-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By tsimurph
My car has OEM navi and the antenna is located...

My car has OEM navi and the antenna is located under the rear package shelf on a little bracket made for it.
You can't see it and it works perfectly. If you lower the HK sub, you will have good...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-01-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By tsimurph
Since I have factory nav with HK, i'll be keeping...

Since I have factory nav with HK, i'll be keeping my OE head unit so it will be interesting to see if there is a difference...
From my experience, most Pioneer headuniits can make almost any...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-31-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By tsimurph
Nice! Mine turned up as well. Now all I have to...

Nice! Mine turned up as well. Now all I have to do is find the time to do the install...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-29-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,164
Posted By tsimurph
Glad you found the problem. It is becoming...

Glad you found the problem. It is becoming harder and harder to find anyone trustworthy to work on your car anymore.....
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-27-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By tsimurph
that sounds good; no pun intended...

that sounds good; no pun intended...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-26-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By tsimurph
I am waiting on mine to arrive so after I install...

I am waiting on mine to arrive so after I install them I'll let you know. Since everyones "ear" is different what sounds good to me might not to you so even if I, or anyone else for that matter,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,164
Posted By tsimurph
Not during the normal course of changing a tire,...

Not during the normal course of changing a tire, but who knows what they really did.... If you are going to return to the tire place to tell them you think that they did it you will have a slim...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,164
Posted By tsimurph
Unlikely the tire change has anything to do with...

Unlikely the tire change has anything to do with your brake issue.
There could be several thing going on:
1. Cracked pad. 2. Caliper hanging up (not completely releasing) 3. Bent guide pin...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-15-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By tsimurph
Those things are nice incentives to buy but would...

Those things are nice incentives to buy but would not sway me to purchase this particular car as, in my opinion, the miles are too high for the money.
There are some really good ones out there with...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By tsimurph
I would continue to look for a car with lower...

I would continue to look for a car with lower miles than this one.
If this car had under 20K miles on it than it would deserve strong consideration at this price. I searched and searched and found...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By tsimurph
As you know, the detergent package is only one...

As you know, the detergent package is only one part of the story... The oil acts as a carrirer for the combustion byproducts that get past the rings and into the crank case. A small amount of water...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-05-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By tsimurph
Email Mike Miller at Bimmer Magazine and he will...

Email Mike Miller at Bimmer Magazine and he will send you his maintenance schedule and some insight into the what and the why of BMW maintenance.
I believe that he is the Technical Contributor for...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-21-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By tsimurph
you might consider replacing the HID "bulbs" if...

you might consider replacing the HID "bulbs" if they are
original to the car as they tend to dull with age.
I have had several E46 cars and generally I have
thought the HID lamps to be very good...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-21-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By tsimurph
You have Bi-xenon lamps (both low and high beams...

You have Bi-xenon lamps (both low and high beams are from the same assembly) so the inboard lamps are for "flash to pass" only and they are not your high beams. They are functioning correctly.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-10-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By tsimurph
You are correct in worring about the nightmare...

You are correct in worring about the nightmare that awaits you if you go to the wrong guy with the M.
If it were my car, I would probably contact a BMW engine specialist like Bavarian Engine...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-23-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,905
Posted By tsimurph
For such a small investment; why not? They (wheel...

For such a small investment; why not? They (wheel locks) were one of the first things I bought when I picked up my car.
Nothing will stop a determined thief, but at least it will slow them down and...
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