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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-17-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By phatchunk99
Anti-seize Compound

Tonight I'm replacing front rotors and pads for the first time ever. Read conflicting recommendations in various DIYs on the usage of anti-seize compound. Should I apply it to the bolts holding the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,141
Posted By phatchunk99
Stupid question - Are your rotors installed...

Stupid question - Are your rotors installed backwards? I'm planning on changing the front rotors for the first time and noticed in a lot of DIYs that the slots should point in the opposite...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-15-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 48,694
Posted By phatchunk99
I'm getting ready to change out the front rotors...

I'm getting ready to change out the front rotors and brakes in a couple of days. At this time, I'm not planning on flushing the brake fluid. As I've read in quite a few places that moisture should...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 09-11-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By phatchunk99
Can you use the piston compressor to push the...

Can you use the piston compressor to push the piston back prior to taking the caliper off? I am planning on changing my brakes, but what I've read is it is difficult to take the caliper off without...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By phatchunk99
Both places are a lot cheaper than my dealer. ...

Both places are a lot cheaper than my dealer. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By phatchunk99
Where to Buy OEM Brake Pads

I searched for a while on this forum, but everything is about after-market pads. Anyone has a suggestion as to where I can purchase OEM brake pads other than from my local dealership? They charge...
Forum: The Showroom 08-18-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,597
Posted By phatchunk99
Yep. i paid a little over $30 at the dealership...

Yep. i paid a little over $30 at the dealership if i remember correctly.
Forum: The Showroom 08-18-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,597
Posted By phatchunk99
Yes, you can surf the net if you're near a wifi...

Yes, you can surf the net if you're near a wifi hotspot. Or you can use your cell phone to act as a modem, something i haven't tried yet. you can use the on-screen keyboard if you have a...
Forum: The Showroom 08-18-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,597
Posted By phatchunk99
Thanks for all the comments, guys. I...

Thanks for all the comments, guys.



I bought that trim piece from a member on this forum: SrCsTc. The touchscreen fits nicely into the trim.



It does navigation, mp3, as shown in my...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-18-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By phatchunk99
:nono:...

:nono: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=393756 :pimpin:
Forum: The Showroom 08-17-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,597
Posted By phatchunk99
Thanks. I probably spent over 1k. Everything is...

Thanks. I probably spent over 1k. Everything is top of the line (or was when I bought them last year.) I did not own any tools before this project, so the cost includes all the tools I had to buy....
Forum: The Showroom 08-17-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,597
Posted By phatchunk99
Car PC Done!!

It's finally done!! The parts were ordered last winter, but I just got around to setting everything up a few weeks ago. Shout out to my coworker Mike for all the advice along the way, to Rich...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-30-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By phatchunk99
How to Move Radio to Glovebox?

I'm in the middle of my car pc project. I'm trying to keep my HU and use the auxilliary input for the car pc sound. I've done quite a bit of research and nobody seemed to have detailed the steps...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-16-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By phatchunk99
Thanks, Gary!

Thanks, Gary!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-16-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By phatchunk99
I believe they are Continental...

I believe they are Continental ContiTouringContact CV95 205/50VR17.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-16-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By phatchunk99
Thanks for the reply, Gary. My stock Conti's are...

Thanks for the reply, Gary. My stock Conti's are actually all-seasons.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-15-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By phatchunk99
Gary: How about just Avon Tech M550's for the rear?

Gary,

I'm currently running the stock 17" Conti's for all four wheels. The rears are down to the wear bars after about 35k miles. The fronts are still fine. I'm thinking about getting the Avon...
Forum: Interior 01-05-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By phatchunk99
check out mp3car.com. Rich on this board makes a...

check out mp3car.com. Rich on this board makes a damn nice trim piece for the touch screen.
Forum: Interior 01-05-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By phatchunk99
I have one that I took out of my 04 330ci...

I have one that I took out of my 04 330ci recently. Do you want it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,187
Posted By phatchunk99
I have an auto, so I normally do not use the...

I have an auto, so I normally do not use the E-Brake. Does any of the above still apply? It's probably a silly question, but I thought once I put my car into Park and release the brakes, the pads...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,187
Posted By phatchunk99
Any news on the loud bang? The same thing's...

Any news on the loud bang? The same thing's happening to me too lately whenever it's really really cold out in the morning. It sounds like someone's hammering the roof of my car when I turn the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By phatchunk99
This is off-topic, but how hard is it to retrofit...

This is off-topic, but how hard is it to retrofit a ski bag? Do I just cut a square hole through the metal and put a ski bag package there?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2005, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By phatchunk99
The M3 seats came from an 02 or 03 M3, so about a...

The M3 seats came from an 02 or 03 M3, so about a year or two older.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By phatchunk99
The connectors should be exactly the same. I...

The connectors should be exactly the same. I just did the swap recently, although my old seats had the same options (heated, powered) as the M3 seats. I'm not sure when the options don't match.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By phatchunk99
Pressing twice actually de-activates the motion...

Pressing twice actually de-activates the motion sensor is what I read/heard, which in my case didn't do jack.
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