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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By paraklas
pop the IHKA, pushing it from behind from the top...

pop the IHKA, pushing it from behind from the top once the double din unit is removed. The relocation kit if I remember may have some screws holding it in place that are visible after the IHKA is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By paraklas
Muscle Power. Can't get mine out without...

Muscle Power.

Can't get mine out without punching myself with the headrest
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By paraklas
Muscle Power. Can't get mine out without...

Muscle Power.

Can't get mine out without punching myself with the headrest
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By paraklas
Have the same setup same tires (only 18" instead...

Have the same setup same tires (only 18" instead of 17") and it's a fight to keep it on road. Recommended pressure didn't help unfortunately
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-01-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By paraklas
I have put around 1200-1300 miles after the mod...

I have put around 1200-1300 miles after the mod and an oil change (was due anyway). Still feels quieter and smoother throughout the rpm range :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By paraklas
If you are looking to achieve more performance...

If you are looking to achieve more performance out of the B22, the only way is forced induction
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By paraklas
Did the bearings a few months ago, I would get...

Did the bearings a few months ago, I would get the hub too. The bearing inner race was seized solid on the hub and it took me a full day to separate them without damaging the hub.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By paraklas
I replaced only the seal by following this DIY ...

I replaced only the seal by following this DIY
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=292053

You can purchase the whole housing, plus the gasket but if I remember well, the bottom part of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By paraklas
If you are driving on ice it can spin the wheels...

If you are driving on ice it can spin the wheels a lot!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,212
Posted By paraklas
Agreed on that, there was also a thread some time...

Agreed on that, there was also a thread some time ago, comparing the $8 vs the $40 boot. Plus, the one listed on the site is the repair kit which includes more items than just 2 boots
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By paraklas
No, I had to fabricate brackets for the lower...

No, I had to fabricate brackets for the lower splash shield. Also the inner fender plastic covers do not align properly with the bumper and leave a very ugly gap. As mentioned, the plastic spot welds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By paraklas
From a person that has had an M3 replica bumper...

From a person that has had an M3 replica bumper for 6 years, I would say go with the MtechII. IMO the M3 replica looks disproportional and doesn't flow that well.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By paraklas
Thank you so much, from the style I found this...

Thank you so much, from the style I found this thread http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=807732 apparently they will not fit. Thanks again!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By paraklas
Help needed on identifying wheels and E46 fitment

Forgive me but I am ignorant regarding wheel fitments.. Guy is selling the wheels shown below (no tires), 18" out of an E39, staggered setup, genuine BMW for like $100. I like the style and of course...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 34,285
Posted By paraklas
CA Auto should carry these things, drop a call to...

CA Auto should carry these things, drop a call to them they're pretty helpful.

Personally I plan to get rid of the catch can and use the M56 valve cover with built-in oil separator. If you burn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By paraklas
Grill reminds me of the Hartge Hunter edition X5 ...

Grill reminds me of the Hartge Hunter edition X5
http://i.auto-bild.de/ir_img/5/6/9/8/2/9/Test-Hartge-X5-Hunter-30d-474x316-282f0ed4b75ed4ab.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By paraklas
According to this it should fit: ...

According to this it should fit:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/partxref?id=BN12-EUR-04-2001-E46-BMW-320Ci&mg=11&sg=20&diagId=11_1151&q=21217512474&series=E46
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By paraklas
I was going to say about the rust at the door and...

I was going to say about the rust at the door and then saw the subframe, they actually trying to sell that POS? We had the same issues here importing cars from Europe (tax-wise) but now if it's older...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By paraklas
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=9488...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=948819&highlight=diy+pillar

It was pretty straightforward, just have to angle them correctly and they should just snap in place...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By paraklas
I had the same thing, clutch was worn along with...

I had the same thing, clutch was worn along with the flywheel, replaced both, along with rear main seal, clutch pivot mechanism, throwout bearing, pilot bearing. Rear seal comes either with or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By paraklas
Failing intake/exhaust camshaft sensor?

Failing intake/exhaust camshaft sensor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,439
Posted By paraklas
Almost 15000 in maintenance/upgrades/repairs ...

Almost 15000 in maintenance/upgrades/repairs
http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk310/paris320ci/BMW%20320ci%20Service%20Card_Page_1.png
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By paraklas
You said battery light was on during...

You said battery light was on during acceleration, what's the condition of the engine belt & tensioners? remote chance, maybe the belt is slipping? Coolant / oil leak anywhere? If coolant/oil goes on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By paraklas
I don't think that it will work with the stock...

I don't think that it will work with the stock E46 (coupe) trunk struts. When the trunk is fully closed, the strut shaft is all the way in the housing, there is no space left even for a fully...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By paraklas
Wise to also replace the fuel pump gasket

Wise to also replace the fuel pump gasket
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