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Forum: Complete Cars 05-11-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By gfhanson
Here are some additional photos, in case anyone...

Here are some additional photos, in case anyone is interested.....
Forum: Complete Cars 05-11-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By gfhanson
BTW, the vehicle also has Predator angel eyes and...

BTW, the vehicle also has Predator angel eyes and BMW custom sheepskin seat runners, as well as hard wired for radar detector...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-11-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By gfhanson
F/S 2000 323ci - $7,999 OBO

I am parting with my beloved helrot red 323ci, with sport package, premium package, Elbach sport springs, M-Tech ft bumper, custom exhaust, heated leather sport seats, XM Radio + MP3/IPod interface,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-30-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By gfhanson
I too was curious about these, and have done a...

I too was curious about these, and have done a fair amount of research. From what I have gathered from actualy dyno test results, etc., on a vehicle like the E46 that has direct ignition (coil over...
Forum: Complete Cars 08-26-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By gfhanson
Price is now $12,999. A great deal for one of the...

Price is now $12,999. A great deal for one of the cleanest coupes you will find anywhere...
Forum: Complete Cars 08-16-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By gfhanson
Price Reduction to $13,999 if anyone is...

Price Reduction to $13,999 if anyone is interested (or has any money nowadays!!). :read:
Forum: Complete Cars 08-12-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By gfhanson
Thanks for the kind words, Willyd - looks like...

Thanks for the kind words, Willyd - looks like you are from my old stomping grounds of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle/Mill Creek area). I might adjust the price downward as necessary but honestly...
Forum: Complete Cars 08-11-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By gfhanson
2000 323ci For Sale

Immaculate condition 323ci manual, Helrot red, with 90,000 original miles. This car has been babied, always garaged, and experienced owner maintained. Some of the options included are:
M-tech...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 06-18-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,024
Posted By gfhanson
If my experience is any indication, the E46's...

If my experience is any indication, the E46's I've owned and currently own have been significantly more reliable.

One of my E46's was sold at 165000 miles on the original clutch with very few...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 06-18-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By gfhanson
I have a 2007 325i with the 2nd set of...

I have a 2007 325i with the 2nd set of Bridgestone Turanza RFT (16"). When the 2nd set had about 28000 miles (6,ooo miles ago or so) I had them siped at the local Discount Tire. I was surprised not...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-14-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By gfhanson
Is it an auto or manual trans?

Is it an auto or manual trans?
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-11-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By gfhanson
I have a 2006 323I that did the same thing @...

I have a 2006 323I that did the same thing @ 28,000 miles. It turned out to be a bad battery - nothing more. They don't see many failures but it has happened. The dealer replaced the battery under...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-18-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By gfhanson
Yeah, after doing some more research it seems...

Yeah, after doing some more research it seems that in September 2005 they made some changes to the software that apparently cannot be made to the pre 9/05 E90's, which included adding some of the...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-10-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,279
Posted By gfhanson
I grew up just a mile or two from this rapist...

I grew up just a mile or two from this rapist dealer. That type of "dealer market adjustment" is absurd but in So Cal they just might get it. Everything is inflated in that part of LA (Valley)! ...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-06-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,934
Posted By gfhanson
I was able to successfully create a MP3 disc...

I was able to successfully create a MP3 disc which works well in my e90 by using Roxio Creator Basic (came preinstalled on my HP Pavillion notebook - probably easily downloadable), using the "Jukebox...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-03-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By gfhanson
WWOC (NY BMW Dealer) Body Shop

Just wondering if any of you E90 fanatics have ever had any experience, good or bad, with Wide World of Cars' body shop in Spring Valley, NY?

I recently acquired a car which they had repainted the...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-03-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By gfhanson
Early 2006 Production E90 (US) DRL program limitations

I have an early production 2006 325i (E90) - June 2005. I found out recently that some of the programming functionality such as turning on/off the DRL's, door lock audible indicators, etc., that the...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-15-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By gfhanson
F/S 2000 BMW 323i

I am selling my beloved Black 323i Sedan which has served me faithfully for 166,000 miles. The engine is still very tight - burns no oil and runs great. The 5 speed manual transmission shifts...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-20-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,603
Posted By gfhanson
Well, I've now got 150,000 miles on the 323i that...

Well, I've now got 150,000 miles on the 323i that I replaced the crappy Bosch +4's back last year (see prior posts). To date, NO problems. For those that are having idle issue even after replacing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By gfhanson
Talking Funny this happened to you. It happened to me a...

Funny this happened to you. It happened to me a few months ago - same thing. Crazy deer appeared out of nowhere, dented the left front quarter panel, drivers door and broke the mirror. Expect to pay...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By gfhanson
Did you replace the wear sensors? It's possible...

Did you replace the wear sensors? It's possible that the DSC control received a strange signal due to the replacement of the pads/rotors that corrected itself. Drive it a bit more and if the CEL...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By gfhanson
The hydraulic tensioner (located next to the...

The hydraulic tensioner (located next to the alternator) looks like a small shock absorber, versus the AC tensioner that has a spring inside. Both are easy to replace, as is the idler pulley. I have...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By gfhanson
I painted my 17" silver rims using the wheel...

I painted my 17" silver rims using the wheel paint you find at Autozone, etc., including the clear coat (3 coats + 2 clear). Had a tire changed with the "touchless" tire remover and there was no...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 03-28-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 48,602
Posted By gfhanson
Our list has grown recently, proving once again...

Our list has grown recently, proving once again that we are completely mental.....
(in order of acquisition starting in 1975)
1. 1964 Chevy truck (customized)
2. 1976 Honda Civic
3. 1976 Chevy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By gfhanson
We have 2 323's and 1 325, and have driven both...

We have 2 323's and 1 325, and have driven both side-by-side for some time now. The 325 motor does feel like it has more top-end performance, but not quite as much torque as the 323 low-end. That...
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