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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
I agree, I have read that the audi can be a...

I agree, I have read that the audi can be a maintenance nightmare. But, unlike the BMW, I am being EXTREMELY proactive about maintenance this go-round. This car, with a 2.7tt, is an absolute beast. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-18-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,618
Posted By slowguy
Talked to the rep today and he said it is indeed...

Talked to the rep today and he said it is indeed the extra torque between shifts that usually causes failures. He didn't go into specifics but said that their parts are much stonger (not sure I would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
I came back to take a look at the forum again and...

I came back to take a look at the forum again and found my post. Just an update;

I didn't get the lexus. I actually purchased yet another German car known for maintenance issues...what's wrong...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,618
Posted By slowguy
The main reason I was considering the purchase of...

The main reason I was considering the purchase of that kit is that it proposes to be a much stronger selection of parts. My car was designed to output about 275 hp at the crank. Currently I have it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,618
Posted By slowguy
jjrichar...your detail is amazing. I just wanted...

jjrichar...your detail is amazing. I just wanted to ask you if you know if the all wheel drive 5hp19 is much different to build? I recently picked up a project 5hp19 HCT coding from a quattro audi...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
I have plenty of pictures of her ass...but none...

I have plenty of pictures of her ass...but none of the burn caused by the seat. All the pics are on my phone...sorry.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
Wonderful point. I would agree...you are right...

Wonderful point. I would agree...you are right on. More power equals less reliability. A tdi golf, however, is just a bit too gutless. What would you think about a is350? still just over 300 hp, v6...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
WTF? Am I in the twilight zone? I AM BUYING A...

WTF? Am I in the twilight zone? I AM BUYING A NEWER CAR BECAUSE IT WILL BE MORE RELIABLE AND I HAVE HAD POOR LUCK WITH THE BMW I JUST SOLD. I had problems with the car pretty much since the day I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
LOL....literally...you just made my day. You just...

LOL....literally...you just made my day. You just covered half the cars on the road...Toyota, Honda, Lexus, Camry... there is this little thing called "statistics". If bmw accounts for say, maybe 5%...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
Can you read? When I said 30-40 k, does that mean...

Can you read? When I said 30-40 k, does that mean under 30k? I know this doesn't even justify a comment but sometimes you read something and just have to think to yourself for a second, huh? Thanks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
Yes, I know it's a Toyota - hence the...

Yes, I know it's a Toyota - hence the consideration for purchase. Toyota has had many years of great reliability reviews.

No, I didn't get banned from the forum; should I have?

I know my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
Wow, amazing replies. I agree with most of what...

Wow, amazing replies. I agree with most of what you are saying. However, I am not hasty in making my decision to change brands. I'm simply just scared to do BMW again. I also understand, as I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
No; farewell....

No; farewell. dictionary.reference.com/browse/farewell
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
lmr2wil - I agree. I am not posting to piss...

lmr2wil - I agree. I am not posting to piss anyone off. I know you guys take pride in your cars - rightfully so. I am just saying that I felt, on this car, I had very poor experience. I am simply...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
"Also, I find it hard to believe that somebody...

"Also, I find it hard to believe that somebody complaining about ownership costs on an entry-level 3 series is going to buy a 5-liter supercar." -

You think that in 10 years of driving a paid-for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,767
Posted By slowguy
SOLD!!! Will never buy another BMW - Farewell!

Let me first start by saying the members of this forum have been fantastic. I have had so many problems with this car over the past 8 years I don't think I can ever make myself buy another Bimmer. I...
Forum: Miscellaneous 02-11-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By slowguy
PEAKE RESEARCH R5 SRS tool

I literally received this tool today from an ebay auction. I had my car for sale and was planning to check/reset the abs light. I got a call, went to show the car, and sold it. Never even got a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By slowguy
P1189 single code, did vacuum leak test

I have done tons of work to my 2000 328i within the last year. I want to sell it cheap but would like to get the last problem resolved. So far I've replaced:

The alternator,
all front ball joints...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-20-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By slowguy
Thank you for the replies. I will look for the...

Thank you for the replies. I will look for the location. If not, I will assume it is not applicable to me and plug off the hose.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,091
Posted By slowguy
So far, I think this is the most relevant post...

So far, I think this is the most relevant post when considering "opinions". All things considered, I didn't need or want opinions I just wanted mechanical answers. I guess some took offense when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,091
Posted By slowguy
As I read these posts I am wondering if I am the...

As I read these posts I am wondering if I am the one being replied to?? 15 year old car - it's a 2000; cheap chinese parts? - with the exception of one cps sensor, all have been german made oem? My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,519
Posted By slowguy
Missamo80- would you mind taking a peek at my...

Missamo80- would you mind taking a peek at my thread and see if you can remember where the #6 vacuum hose connects? For the life of me I can't find where I disconnected it from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,091
Posted By slowguy
I was actually thinking about an 08 335ix. No...

I was actually thinking about an 08 335ix. No trading, just sell for cash at whatever price will sell it the quickest. 2000 328i 160K, black ext, tan leather, stick, all is well now....i think.......
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,091
Posted By slowguy
Nice; I'm an idiot? Because I spent money on...

Nice; I'm an idiot? Because I spent money on broken parts?

All the parts I've replaced needed replaced. The alternator - I had no power; the fuel pump - I had no fuel; the fuel filter - it was...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By slowguy
I don't know what that is. All I know is that I...

I don't know what that is. All I know is that I am still getting a single code and I think it's becuase of that hose. When the engine is running, however, I can feel decent suction from the hose. For...
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