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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 05-13-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By tony325ci_51
It's not I upgraded from a 2004 330ci,...

It's not



I upgraded from a 2004 330ci, which I think of as a fast, powerful car.

The extra you get from a twin-turbo 335i is amazing
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-08-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,743
Posted By tony325ci_51
Brilliant. I love the idea

Brilliant. I love the idea
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By tony325ci_51
I believe throttle pedal has two position sensors...

I believe throttle pedal has two position sensors so the ECU can cross reference the signal it's receiving. If the signals agree, it assumes it's receiving correct input and will respond by giving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By tony325ci_51
I'll check part numbers of the ones I have and...

I'll check part numbers of the ones I have and let you know
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,366
Posted By tony325ci_51
The big change to the e46 of course wasn't the...

The big change to the e46 of course wasn't the facelift, it was going from the 323/328 M52 engine series to the 325/330 M54 series. Always go for the latest you can for so many reasons. (ODB location...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,599
Posted By tony325ci_51
Yep, seen these happen. Really good...

Yep, seen these happen.



Really good advice. Heard the same from my BMW tech. Apparently overheating the block weakens the bolt threads. If you blow the head gasket it's not like other cars...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By tony325ci_51
How did you do those photos, love the monochrome...

How did you do those photos, love the monochrome + tiny bit of colour detail effect.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By tony325ci_51
Post BMW part numbers you're looking for, I may...

Post BMW part numbers you're looking for, I may have these.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By tony325ci_51
Mine was a sticky front RH caliper, confirmed....

Mine was a sticky front RH caliper, confirmed. Uneven contact noted probably due to warped / damaged brake disk (US:rotor).

Repair parts:
RH front caliper: 110+vat
Front disks (rotors): 98+vat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,764
Posted By tony325ci_51
Had a fairly new Saab 2.0L Turbo auto 'vert...

Had a fairly new Saab 2.0L Turbo auto 'vert rental in Lanzarote recently.
Nice enough drive with the top down but despite the turbo the drive didn't come close to my 2004 330ci.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By tony325ci_51
Thanks for the confirmation, does seem likely....

Thanks for the confirmation, does seem likely. Hope my tech will do the bleed, he is an old friend and a BMW specialist so I trust he'll do a proper job.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By tony325ci_51
Bad vibration (from front RH wheel?)

Had an intermittent vibration, when it's bad, it's very bad, feel it through whole car. I can feel it strongly through steering wheel, pedals, whole floor. Sounds rotational and speed related,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,689
Posted By tony325ci_51
You'll need speaker converters to go from the BMW...

You'll need speaker converters to go from the BMW stock 3-hole template to more common 4-hole mounting speakers. Like these:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By tony325ci_51
Here's the link to a useful thread: "Safe...

Here's the link to a useful thread:

"Safe Jackpoints - Definitive Answer???"

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=348089

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Forum: Lighting Forum 04-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,268
Posted By tony325ci_51
Don't know about HID's but I was disappointed...

Don't know about HID's but I was disappointed with the light output from standard projectors in facelift (my 2004 330ci) coupe compared to normal headlamps in pre-facelift (my old 2001 325ci) coupe. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,014
Posted By tony325ci_51
M3 if you can afford it, the maintenance, extra...

M3 if you can afford it, the maintenance, extra petrol & insurance, etc.

Otherwise the 330ci is a fine car (I have one).
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-24-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,090
Posted By tony325ci_51
BMW HK Subwoofer in e46 Coupe wiring question (with picture)

I've just got a BWM HK subwoofer box containing 2x HK 6x9's to fit under the back shelf of my 330ci. I don't have the HK sound system or any separate amp (unlike US models not all UK models have...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-23-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By tony325ci_51
I'm also selling one in UK if anybody wants it

I'm also selling one in UK if anybody wants it
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-23-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,181
Posted By tony325ci_51
BMW HK subwoofer speaker - wire colours, grey, green, plus or minus?

I've just bought the HK sub (single enclosure with 2 speakers + amp for Coupe) for a space-saving (albeit mild) subwoofer solution. I don't have the HK system either so bought a 2-channel amp (with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29,208
Views: 2,200,624
Posted By tony325ci_51
Had my local Indy shop replace parts which have...

Had my local Indy shop replace parts which have been on my "to do" list for a while.

New left rear wheel bearing, rear disks, pads, handbrake shoes fitted. Also had new front wishbone bushes as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,999
Posted By tony325ci_51
Mine certainly was left rear wheel bearing....

Mine certainly was left rear wheel bearing. Bearing cost 52 (+vat & labour), had it replaced by my local indy shop plus a few other things which have been on my "to do" list for a long time while it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,999
Posted By tony325ci_51
Noise is still faint but still there. I've got a...

Noise is still faint but still there. I've got a couple of quotes for a wheel bearing change (not something I think I can DIY as I think a bearing press / special tool is required), 220'ish from a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,999
Posted By tony325ci_51
Hmmm, certainly sounds like it's from left rear?

Hmmm, certainly sounds like it's from left rear?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,999
Posted By tony325ci_51
I have a similar noise (also too feint to record...

I have a similar noise (also too feint to record in a video, but I know it's there, started about 2 weeks ago)

I've jacked the rear up and run the wheels with engine on, no discernable noise. Also...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,588
Posted By tony325ci_51
I'd certainly appreciate a good DIY on rear wheel...

I'd certainly appreciate a good DIY on rear wheel bearings, haven't found one yet.
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