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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-21-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By lkchris
You'll basically be prepaying for repairs. ...

You'll basically be prepaying for repairs.

Warranty companies don't lose money.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 38,755
Posted By lkchris
If you suffer major system failure, i.e. big loss...

If you suffer major system failure, i.e. big loss of coolant at highway speeds, you'll have about 5 seconds to shut the motor off. If not you'll need a new head gasket at minimum--more likely a fix...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,853
Posted By lkchris
Yes, I read somewhere that should one of these...

Yes, I read somewhere that should one of these cars suffer significant coolant loss at highway speeds the driver has less than 5 seconds to shut it off to avoid a warped cylinder head.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By lkchris
http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/E46-M3-Front-Bum...

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/E46-M3-Front-Bumper-wFog-Lights
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By lkchris
Yeah, flat tire monitor.

Yeah, flat tire monitor.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-01-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,316
Posted By lkchris
The factory system is a TRUE cold air.

The factory system is a TRUE cold air.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-28-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,316
Posted By lkchris
Your car came from the factory with a cold air...

Your car came from the factory with a cold air intake.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By lkchris
It's not so much headers that affect sound as the...

It's not so much headers that affect sound as the mufflers and resonators down line from them. Headers are the pipes mounted right to the engine. Since you're interested in "sound," check out...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-26-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,862
Posted By lkchris
It's a lubricant, so if you try to tighten with a...

It's a lubricant, so if you try to tighten with a torque wrench you'll overtighten.

It's not so good for high-heat applications, either.

Best place to use antiseize on your car is interface of...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-25-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,862
Posted By lkchris
Could be someone previously has IN ERROR used...

Could be someone previously has IN ERROR used antiseize on the sparkplug threads. This will cook and create the rough removal you're experiencing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By lkchris
All German (EU) cars by regulation to have quick...

All German (EU) cars by regulation to have quick access to a maximum defrost program.

For E46, it's ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By lkchris
Or why big Ford trucks used to be called Mercurys?

Or why big Ford trucks used to be called Mercurys?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,361
Posted By lkchris
In the long run it's all just fun + education. ...

In the long run it's all just fun + education.

I think once you've BTDT, it isn't as much fun the next time ... plus you will have learned that the aftermarket sucks and you really can't improve...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-31-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,852
Posted By lkchris
That is ... ... VERY often codes indicate a...

That is ...

... VERY often codes indicate a symptom and not the disease.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-31-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By lkchris
Can't get enough shacking up.

Can't get enough shacking up.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By lkchris
Did you know that if you powerwash your engine,...

Did you know that if you powerwash your engine, you'll ruin lots of electronics?

Suppose these shields might protect them, too?

How do you like mpg?

You'll get more the more aerodynamic your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By lkchris
Even though this comes from China, you still...

Even though this comes from China, you still believe this is genuine Philips.

Guess again.
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-29-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,569
Posted By lkchris
That warranty covers replacing the shield, not...

That warranty covers replacing the shield, not tearing it off.

NOTHING is on your car that it doesn't need--sorry, but that's a silly question.

Best thing to learn about cars is that you need...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By lkchris
XiT is simply used in documentation and...

XiT is simply used in documentation and conversation to denote that it's a wagon. In person, i.e. viewing one, you can tell that, and don't need the T on the badge.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By lkchris
They are a BMW dealer.

They are a BMW dealer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,700
Posted By lkchris
The original poster is really getting this off...

The original poster is really getting this off his chest, as he's posted the same tale on a Mercedes forum or two as well.

In any event, unless aftermarket wheels cost more than OE wheels there's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,661
Posted By lkchris
Given the almost free nature of today's...

Given the almost free nature of today's electronics, if it were really an issue BMW would have figured a way to electronically switch the compressor off before starting, i.e. no matter how the driver...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,312
Posted By lkchris
Hey, the light HAS to come on a little bit when...

Hey, the light HAS to come on a little bit when you start the car as a "test" so you know the bulb isn't burned out.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-08-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By lkchris
HID fogs? Ha! ...

HID fogs? Ha!

http://dsl.torque.net/tech/lights/fog_lamps/fog_lamps.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,602
Posted By lkchris
... yet I bet they're rather proud their "volume"...

... yet I bet they're rather proud their "volume" is greater than Mercedes!
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