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Forum: Complete Cars 09-30-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By xlspecial
Super low miles on this car and it's condition...

Super low miles on this car and it's condition reflects that. No storage space for it so it has to go. I know this isn't the best time of year to sell a convert up north so will take a hit on the...
Forum: Complete Cars 09-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By xlspecial
2000 323Ci Convertible with 79,600 miles

Titanium Silver with grey interior and black top. Auto trans.

Very clean car that drives like new. Purchased last May from Bergstrom BMW with 74,500 miles and have done the following...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By xlspecial
My 323Cic is slow as hell on 93 OR 87. :D ...

My 323Cic is slow as hell on 93 OR 87. :D

Have seen no reason to spend 40 cents more per gallon for the same lackluster performance. Especially when the manufacturer says 87 will do no damage to...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-07-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 13,764
Posted By xlspecial
If it's federal law how can stations in WI sell...

If it's federal law how can stations in WI sell 100% gas, 91 octane?

It's "marketed" for powersports as two strokes do not like ethanol, but sold out of the same pump as the 87 and 89 octane.

A...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By xlspecial
The galvanizing is sanded/ground off during body...

The galvanizing is sanded/ground off during body repairs. That is why any car is more likely to rust in areas where body work has been performed.
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-28-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By xlspecial
If not a vert? A CTS.

If not a vert?

A CTS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,055
Posted By xlspecial
That's what I use on the sail panels, side box...

That's what I use on the sail panels, side box lids, box covers, etc on the back of my Avalanche. A bottle is enough to do the truck twice and lasts about 3 months.

One bottle should be enough to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By xlspecial
Am putting it in mine and will never worry about...

Am putting it in mine and will never worry about the POS cooling system again.

btw-Coolant/water mix boils at about 265 degrees with a 15 pound cap. The BMW 2 bar cap raises that to over 300...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By xlspecial
87, 89, 91... Doesn't matter, mine's still slow...

87, 89, 91... Doesn't matter, mine's still slow as hell. :D
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,990
Posted By xlspecial
GM did this recently as well. The...

GM did this recently as well.

The manufacturers have been trying to push the intervals as far as they can for promotional purposes and they have pushed too far, resulting in engine failures.
Forum: Great Lakes 07-24-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,279
Posted By xlspecial
When might you be available to turn off my DRL's?...

When might you be available to turn off my DRL's?

I'm in the Dells, so a trip to Madison isn't a big deal for me on weekends.
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-23-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 273,685
Posted By xlspecial
Getting some new shoes. Waited a whole month...

Getting some new shoes. Waited a whole month after buying the car....

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/xlspecial261/20130705_152037.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,101
Posted By xlspecial
Apparently my 2000 323Cic is one of the lower...

Apparently my 2000 323Cic is one of the lower mileage examples around here. 76k.

Bought it the end of May with a bit over 74K on it. No real issues since I bought it but the Carfax did show the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By xlspecial
Thanks for the info. I've only tried it once and...

Thanks for the info. I've only tried it once and was in a hurry so will give it another try before calling the dealer.

I really didn't expect it to start as I thought it needed to be coded, so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,616
Posted By xlspecial
I've decided to send all my cooling parts back...

I've decided to send all my cooling parts back and just fill it with Evans waterless coolant.

Zero pressure for the win!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By xlspecial
I got a brand new BMW key mailed to me after...

I got a brand new BMW key mailed to me after purchasing my car a while back. (Bought car from BMW dealer so it is a genuine key)

Apparently it doesn't come coded to the car? I'm guessing not as it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
I agree concerning the square cross section. The...

I agree concerning the square cross section. The ET in my truck is somewhat rounded, as is every ET I have seen in a GM vehicle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
I work out of.my truck, it's my rolling office,...

I work out of.my truck, it's my rolling office, so yes I kinda like air conditioning when it's 95 degrees out.

Actually have a laptop mount in it just like you see in a squad car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
It's a convertible. I theorize it sat out with...

It's a convertible. I theorize it sat out with the top down a lot.

Driver's seat is pretty bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
Being a fan of a car isn't an issue in the least....

Being a fan of a car isn't an issue in the least. (When I said fanboy I meant being one of the car. Not another poster.)

When it gets to the point one won't acknowledge an obviously deficient...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
Fanboy's gonna fanboy....

Fanboy's gonna fanboy....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
The cooling system is discussed as heavily as it...

The cooling system is discussed as heavily as it is because it failscatastrophically too often. Stranding people, if not destroying the engine, because it dumps essentially all the coolant. Small...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By xlspecial
Put a new cap on it. They do go bad at times. ...

Put a new cap on it. They do go bad at times.

Cheap and easy.

What is he going to find with the dye? He can see where it's leaking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
I haven't done any of them. However, I do...

I haven't done any of them.

However, I do have a stockpile of parts on order that should show up soon.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=15577691&postcount=20899

Not $3000 worth,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,907
Posted By xlspecial
You like to argue, don't you? If you read my...

You like to argue, don't you?

If you read my last post you will see I clearly state cost isn't an issue. Twice.

Seeing as you apparently change out your ET if it gets a spec of dirt on it,...
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