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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,448
Posted By xi_ter
After 2 winters of cracked underbody shields I...

After 2 winters of cracked underbody shields I put away the front 2 shields for the winter. I had to buy new.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-08-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By xi_ter
^ right - in the case of xi springs the issue is...

^ right - in the case of xi springs the issue is the breaking of the rear springs. Especially since the generation has been on the road for years, all xi owners should check their rear springs for...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-08-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By xi_ter
This was my 325xi before the drop. ...

This was my 325xi before the drop.

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc319/zipcanada/DSCN3362.jpg (http://s213.photobucket.com/user/zipcanada/media/DSCN3362.jpg.html)

The front height was...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-06-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By xi_ter
Front only drop xi's

As a result of Eibach sending me a whole ProKit to replace broken rear springs under warranty, I have a set of new front ProKit springs.
I'm putting out a feeler whether I should list the 2 front...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 12-01-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By xi_ter
They went to R/A/R from A/R

They went to R/A/R from A/R
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By xi_ter
100,000 km and probably 8 oil changes using Mann...

100,000 km and probably 8 oil changes using Mann and Mahle filters. I believe Hengst is the ultimate source of filters is you look at the web site including BMW OEM filters....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By xi_ter
yep..xi.

yep..xi.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,588
Posted By xi_ter
My ranking of the mods I've done: 1. Dice iPod...

My ranking of the mods I've done:
1. Dice iPod connection - the scrolling MP3 tags were visionary for a car designed in 1999
2. OEM Clears all round
3. M Tech front bumper cover
4. Drop with Koni...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By xi_ter
Not worth it - they tow to the stealership....

Not worth it - they tow to the stealership. You'll pay in the end.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-05-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By xi_ter
Fog switch reactivates DRLs????

My fog switch is turning on my head lights instead of my fogs. I did get my LCM recoded way back to remove DRLs, but it seems a glitch happened. My guess is the fog switch turns on DRLs :loco:... ...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By xi_ter
Fog Switch turns on High beams - Fogs stay OFF

Way back I got my LCM programmed to turn off day time running lights and just turn on my angel eyes.
Since that time I changed my fogs along with a new Mech2 bumper. The tech used a profile instead...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-06-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By xi_ter
Probably will be an expensive repair. I don't...

Probably will be an expensive repair. I don't know what your local costs are these are probably not worth buying 3 have rash and flaking paint.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-19-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,971
Posted By xi_ter
Good to see how to use this equipment for the...

Good to see how to use this equipment for the axle replacement.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,002
Posted By xi_ter
^^ +1 Driving into a brick wall probably wasn't...

^^ +1 Driving into a brick wall probably wasn't even in the design specs of the E46 team. The frame, even if fixed, will be weakened by metal fatigue. The subframe, which already prematurely fails,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-09-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By xi_ter
The only thing that someone might want to hide is...

The only thing that someone might want to hide is mushrooming of the strut tower. Yes I see an unpainted ring.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By xi_ter
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc319/zipcanada...

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc319/zipcanada/circuittester_zps6840db65.jpg
Probably similar to these testers that can detect live wires through insulation.
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-09-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By xi_ter
Were the 2 cars sold as new cars by the same...

Were the 2 cars sold as new cars by the same dealer? Makes me think that the VINs might have been connected to the dealer order.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-08-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By xi_ter
Good to see these long term reliability reviews.

Good to see these long term reliability reviews.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By xi_ter
This $25 bluetooth card on ebay adds a lot of tie...

This $25 bluetooth card on ebay adds a lot of tie in to the head unit with audio, video and apps stored on a smartphone or tablet.
In a lot of cases an external display would be needed anyway.
...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 03-26-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,399
Posted By xi_ter
I like the idea of staggering the introduction of...

I like the idea of staggering the introduction of the coupe. I think this design fixes some of the severity of the sedan design.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By xi_ter
Use a car wax that protects against acid rain and...

Use a car wax that protects against acid rain and UV. Not the protection of a garage though.
An M3 is more costly to maintain, but if you source your parts from the US (like Pelican sent USPS) it...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 03-25-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,357
Posted By xi_ter
PM me I'm in Edmonton.

PM me I'm in Edmonton.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,157
Posted By xi_ter
You can trade for wood + cash. You put a...

You can trade for wood + cash.
You put a design together that really works.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By xi_ter
Silver seems to be the color that is mismatched...

Silver seems to be the color that is mismatched most often. Look carefully for color consistency esp on silver cars. Sometime I even notice this while driving past a car. :tsk:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-09-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,098
Posted By xi_ter
If not lowered, go with 16s - style 45 looks...

If not lowered, go with 16s - style 45 looks good because its fairly closed. You also save on unsprung weight at the corners. I notice a more agile feel when I switch to my 16s in the fall.
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