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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
They look okay, and I have had them off quite a...

They look okay, and I have had them off quite a few times. The tyres are fairly knew so they would have balanced them then. Wouldn't they cause a vibration through the steering wheel at speed?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I now also have the issue described throughout...

I now also have the issue described throughout the thread linked below. Front end clunk. I'll tighten everything up and if that isn't it probably check and possibly replace the FCAB that BMW said...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
There again, a couple down there is a guy with a...

There again, a couple down there is a guy with a BMW 740i giving them an amazing review.

I'm kind of hoping someone on here will have fitted them and pipe up and say 'these tyres are awful and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Source:...

Source: http://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/Tyre/Nokian/Z-G2_2.htm
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I think this is the bad review I saw before....

I think this is the bad review I saw before. Maybe all the good reviews are for non low profile tyres?

I've driven this tyre for some months now and for the most part it is ok, but there are a few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I have a spare set of wheels with winter tyres on...

I have a spare set of wheels with winter tyres on at home. I could actually just try these. I'm not sure it would be completely fair as the winter ones are by nature softer than summer anyway. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Quick update; Replaced the steering rack. ...

Quick update;

Replaced the steering rack. (Wasn't too difficult, apart from putting the torx bolt through the coupler the wrong way). Still no joy.

I spent the day at both BMW and Imperial...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I thought I'd replaced the tierod section as far...

I thought I'd replaced the tierod section as far as I can without replacing the steering rack? Did you see this picture that I posted? That shows the tierod sections that I replaced. Is there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Ordered steering rack on Tuesday so I'll let you...

Ordered steering rack on Tuesday so I'll let you know when I've fitted it. Fingers crossed it fixes it!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I know low profile wide tyres can tramline and...

I know low profile wide tyres can tramline and something to always bear in mind. I have always had the same wheels and 30k miles ago it was nothing like it is now.

As I don't know how I can test...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8255/8603175066_ec84...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8255/8603175066_ec84f74275.jpg

I've replaced all the above parts. Was this the inner tie rod and outer tie rod?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
They are the MV1 wheels. I've always had these. I...

They are the MV1 wheels. I've always had these. I used to be able to sit at over 100mph with no problems, now it feels dangerous at 70.

Things have improved with the parts I've replaced but its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Front rotors and pads are pretty new due to a...

Front rotors and pads are pretty new due to a sticky caliper previously. I replaced both front calipers with reconditioned ones at the point I replaced the discs and pads. I really hope it isn't a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I have come across your thread before. Mine is...

I have come across your thread before. Mine is part four in the diagram as it is RHD. But yes, I have replaced this part. I had such high hopes, I really thought that would fix it.

I'm really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I've replaced the rear trailing arm bushes. Are...

I've replaced the rear trailing arm bushes. Are there other bushes here that may have gone?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Tire pressures are as recommended on the door...

Tire pressures are as recommended on the door thing. I do think it is more than tire pressures but I'm willing to try anything!

Tyres are four Nokian Z G2. Back: 255/35R18 front 225/40R18. I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I did the rear two but not the front.

I did the rear two but not the front.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I didn't. I didn't realise there could be play...

I didn't. I didn't realise there could be play here. Would that be bearings?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
I will post the alignment sheet when I am home. ...

I will post the alignment sheet when I am home.

The guibo has been replaced under lower flexible steering joint in my above list. Tie rod ends have also been replaced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Quick extra question, how do I change the thread...

Quick extra question, how do I change the thread title??
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,564
Posted By alexapps1
Question Replaced nearly everything,

I must have read 100 threads on this already but have not as managed to find the solution to my problem.

I have the classic steering feels light, car tramlines, handling doesn't feel even close to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-06-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 68,792
Posted By alexapps1
I have a 2003 330i 5 speed and was going to do...

I have a 2003 330i 5 speed and was going to do this. After reading everything I get the impression that the 545i shift lever will make no difference on a 330i?

I think I'm going to change the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-19-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,372
Posted By alexapps1
Still haven't started the drivers door yet... I...

Still haven't started the drivers door yet... I tried to cut two more MDF rings for the other side but they went quite badly and weren't very good circles. I've left some wood with my Mum so that...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-10-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,372
Posted By alexapps1
UK Sedan Door Speaker + AMP Install

This is my first forum post but I figured I would share my findings and experiences with installing door speakers into my E46 2003 330i Sedan.

To start off I must say that I didn't find this even...
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