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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By shendrick
You are sooooo lucky. The first pair I purchased...

You are sooooo lucky. The first pair I purchased were something like $550. So I thought I was doing well at $450. Pretty funny.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By shendrick
Here is the link to Turner for the BMW...

Here is the link to Turner for the BMW performance rotors.

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1516-cross-drilled-floating-brake-rotors-front-e46-330ici-z4-30si.[/URL]aspx
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By shendrick
I just purchased a pair of BMW performance front...

I just purchased a pair of BMW performance front rotors from Turner and they were on sale. Move quick if you are interested, I don't think BMW is making them any more.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By shendrick
I would not suggest a strut bar because of all...

I would not suggest a strut bar because of all the issues that e46s have with mushrooming front towers and rear subframe tearouts. I would guess that you would like the way the car performs better...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,553
Posted By shendrick
So for those of you with the PIAA silicone, the...

So for those of you with the PIAA silicone, the reference to Rain-X was interesting. When I used Rain-X in the old days it was great as long as you didn't use the wipers. As soon as you started to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By shendrick
I would recommend 7500 which splits the...

I would recommend 7500 which splits the difference that BMW says. This way, if you do take your car in for inspections I and/or II the service performed by the dealer does not conflict with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By shendrick
I would do it right now because you're living on...

I would do it right now because you're living on borrowed time. Water pumps don't care what tme of year it is because they're their always turning when the engine runs and the impellers are always...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By shendrick
I put one Dinan's chips a e36 that we once had. ...

I put one Dinan's chips a e36 that we once had. It ran somewhat better for years but then started to create a little pinging - so I switched back to OEM controller which served me and the next owner...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-15-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,883
Posted By shendrick
I would only proceed once you have a line on an...

I would only proceed once you have a line on an aftermarket kit from a reputable manufacturer who can provide several references for you to talk to and perhaps a demo car that you can drive. If you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,355
Posted By shendrick
Water pump is probbaly the culprit. Make sure to...

Water pump is probbaly the culprit. Make sure to properly diagnose or you may be needing a second fan and radiator.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,594
Posted By shendrick
We had a vette back in the 80's that was...

We had a vette back in the 80's that was diagnoised with bad seals. So after completely working over the top end the car ran even worse. Turned out that the rings were bad as well. After a new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By shendrick
Make sure they road force balance at under 20 lbs...

Make sure they road force balance at under 20 lbs per wheel and stay out of the pot holes.
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-27-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,716
Posted By shendrick
Porsche is known for high prices and repair...

Porsche is known for high prices and repair costs. Turbo's are more complex and have more features which mean a more highly stressed engine and lots more to break. Might be OK for 1-3 years but you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,449
Posted By shendrick
Just because the IMS was beefed up to a double...

Just because the IMS was beefed up to a double row doesn't mean the problem goes away. The web is full of very sad IMS stories - you might want to read up so you really know what you are dealing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,449
Posted By shendrick
Don't do it. I was about to pull the trigger on...

Don't do it. I was about to pull the trigger on a low mileage 996 untill I read about the infamous IMS failures on 996 and 997 engines. If you think your 325 was unreliable, how about $15K for a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-31-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,347
Posted By shendrick
I had this kind of problem in front when my LCAB...

I had this kind of problem in front when my LCAB wore out. Car would toe out and was wearing down the inside of the tires. The odd part was that the car drove fine until I replaced the LCABs. Then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,662
Posted By shendrick
You really don't want to start tearing apart the...

You really don't want to start tearing apart the motor because often the valve seals and rings wear together. If you change one and not the other you are still not out of the woods. Therefore, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,541
Posted By shendrick
Stewart FTW. Costs $200 but besides the impeller...

Stewart FTW. Costs $200 but besides the impeller you really want the better bearing. Don't cheap out here because OEM grenade about every 50K. I went through 4 over the years. So if you intend to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By shendrick
Get the ZHP version of the M3 rims. The are 18"...

Get the ZHP version of the M3 rims. The are 18" and look identical to the M3 rims (but with different offsets) and fit the 330 without issues. 225/40 on 8" up front and 255/35 in the back on 8.5". ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,464
Posted By shendrick
What should you replace it with? A 2005 zhp FTW.

What should you replace it with? A 2005 zhp FTW.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,870
Posted By shendrick
I have both and while the ZHP is a very cool car...

I have both and while the ZHP is a very cool car on its own, it's simply not in the same league as the M. However, the ZHP is close to a tie with the M3 as a fun daily driver.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By shendrick
Get the ride height from BMW for your model/year....

Get the ride height from BMW for your model/year. Double check part numbers at several sources (not just whom you bought from) and make sure you put the right parts in the car. If still too high,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By shendrick
If you intend to keep the car - have a good body...

If you intend to keep the car - have a good body shop deal right away. Easier/quicker/less $ for all involved. But if you are going to have it repaired - do a thorough look around since there are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By shendrick
If you are going to keep the car for more than...

If you are going to keep the car for more than another 40K miles - spend the bucks and put in a Stewart pump. Expensive but you will not have another water pump problem. Also don't forget about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,507
Posted By shendrick
just for reference, here are the specs for our...

just for reference, here are the specs for our ZHP.

Wheels
Style 135M
Front - Part # 36117896470
8x18
ET47
225/40-18
Rear - Part # 36117896490
8.5x18
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