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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,059
Posted By silyb0y
@Trevor330Ci: No - it doesnt interfere with...

@Trevor330Ci:

No - it doesnt interfere with my convertible top in any way. I can still open/close the compartment whenever I want. No trouble whatsoever.

Its a simple design but it works (and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,059
Posted By silyb0y
Im looking forward to seeing your pictures. In...

Im looking forward to seeing your pictures. In case you need suggestions - this is how I built mine (10 inch sub - 20 liter box - sealed):

This is kind of how it looks (upper panel was not...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-11-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By silyb0y
Are you sure Im the one whos confused? You make...

Are you sure Im the one whos confused? You make bold and offensive claims but there is no proof, no argument for what you say.:banghead:
I had these Meyle parts in my hands. I know what Im talking...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-11-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By silyb0y
@MJlavelle: M3 parts are M3 parts. Meyle parts...

@MJlavelle:
M3 parts are M3 parts. Meyle parts are Meyle parts. Dont know what RTAB means. Anyway - Meyle sells the "HD" bushings as cheap OEM replacements - not as upgrade for racing purpose. They...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-11-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By silyb0y
I would recommend you to buy Lemförder parts....

I would recommend you to buy Lemförder parts. Lemförder parts are high quality OEM parts. Meyle parts are cheap aftermarket knock offs. Meyle parts are often labeled as HD and what not but in reality...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-07-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By silyb0y
Bilstein B4 -> twin tube OEM replacement ...

Bilstein B4 -> twin tube OEM replacement
Bilstein B6 -> mono-tube sport shocks
Bilstein B8 -> mono-tube sport shocks with rebound (in case your car is lowered)

I would buy the B4. They are good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By silyb0y
A guy who works on e46 bimmers a lot posted on a...

A guy who works on e46 bimmers a lot posted on a german BMW forum not too long ago that DISAs dont just fail mechanically. They also fail electrically (people often dont notice that). So - I wouldnt...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By silyb0y
Im not sure if I read it on this forum but I did...

Im not sure if I read it on this forum but I did read about a guy who had trouble turning his DSC off. He wrote he needed to do so to dyno his car. As it turned out - his button was faulty.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-29-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,606
Posted By silyb0y
I know for a fact that non-M-shock-absorbers are...

I know for a fact that non-M-shock-absorbers are twin-tube-design. However - the OEM-Sachs-shocks on my 330 (M-package) did fully extend in resting position (even after 5 years / 90.000km). Even the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-21-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By silyb0y
@VanOfBees: No problem. Thats what the forum...

@VanOfBees:

No problem. Thats what the forum is there for. To fix your problem you should first identify the component thats making the crackling noise. Replace the speaker (that you think is...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-20-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,575
Posted By silyb0y
@Mango: Why does it matter whether the guy...

@Mango:

Why does it matter whether the guy was whining? He didnt do anything wrong. The cop pulled a stupid move and put everyone at risk of crashing because he thought he was king of the road....
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-20-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By silyb0y
The front midbass woofers - even if you upgrade...

The front midbass woofers - even if you upgrade with aftermarket components - arent that stressable because of the mounting on the door panel. The more you "fire" into that space behind the door...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-20-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By silyb0y
Check the Bilstein product catalog (B4 -> OEM...

Check the Bilstein product catalog (B4 -> OEM replacement shocks). You will see that Bilstein only offers ONE rear shock absorber for all non M3 models. They are all the same. Bilstein does offer TWO...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-20-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By silyb0y
Read my post in this thread: ...

Read my post in this thread:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=959298&highlight=harman

The HK amp is a DSP amp with integrated crossovers. If you replace it with a regular amp you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By silyb0y
@wildirish: Pulley noise -> new cooling system?...

@wildirish:
Pulley noise -> new cooling system? Why?

Besides - the mayonaise (oil+water) in your ccv/piping can freeze when the temperatures are low. If that happens at the right place and your...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-10-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 46,623
Posted By silyb0y
@braymond141: What difference does it make?...

@braymond141:

What difference does it make? If he had used an M3 Chasis he would have pulled most of the parts anyway. Then again - he has the M3 rear and an M3 motor - thus making it a custom "M3...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-16-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,807
Posted By silyb0y
Are you sure its the speakers thats making the...

Are you sure its the speakers thats making the noise? The speakers make the doors vibrate. It might as well be the clips that are holding the door panel, the rain foil, loose screws, loose windows...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-06-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,101
Posted By silyb0y
Well - then I guess either american roads are...

Well - then I guess either american roads are much worse than german roads or the parts on export cars have a lower quality than those used on cars for the german market. Of course - you can also be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,087
Posted By silyb0y
Looks nice but sounds pretty expensive to me. I...

Looks nice but sounds pretty expensive to me. I guess its because you have to buy the whole steering wheel. Would reupholstering (guess this is how you call it - im not american) not be cheaper? Like...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-03-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,101
Posted By silyb0y
Meyle parts are the worst car parts Ive seen in...

Meyle parts are the worst car parts Ive seen in my life. Their hydrobearings dont even have fluid inside. Therefor -> no hydrobearings. Just buy the original parts made by Lemförder. They are the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,904
Posted By silyb0y
I take it that the door was frozen to the seal....

I take it that the door was frozen to the seal. In that case -> clean the seal and apply "gummi-pflege". That stuff repels water. No water - no frozen door.

Frozen windows (somebody mentioned that...
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-30-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,700
Posted By silyb0y
I use convertible-top cleaner (spray bottle) and...

I use convertible-top cleaner (spray bottle) and protectant (clear fluid - applied with sponge) from "Sonax". Dont know if these products are available in the states though.

Very good beading in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,305
Posted By silyb0y
My 2003 alfa was flooded once... I know what it...

My 2003 alfa was flooded once... I know what it means and Im sorry to hear...

1.) Dont play around - just disconnect battery. Shortages due to water can damage electrical components. You can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By silyb0y
Blechmutter - plate nut (according to dicitionary...

Blechmutter - plate nut (according to dicitionary :))
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By silyb0y
Bad idea. You may save 150 bucks for now but...

Bad idea. You may save 150 bucks for now but please - think it over. The disa is inside the intake manifold. There is no filter whatsoever to prevent the engine from sucking in parts of your old disa...
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