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Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-18-2014, 12:58 AM
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Posted By SLO Town
PM answered. Thanks.

PM answered. Thanks.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-03-2014, 01:14 PM
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Views: 335
Posted By SLO Town
SOLD: E90 328i M-Sport Wheel and Tire package, $500, perfect condition

Hello:

I just bought this CPO'd car for my wife from a California BMW dealership. They installed brand new Bridgestone RE050A II RFT tires prior to the sale. Tire size front is 225/45-17, rear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By SLO Town
How do you know that's your car? The advert has...

How do you know that's your car? The advert has black grills with silver headlight surrounds. You car has chrome grills and black headlight surrounds.

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By SLO Town
OP: The problem may be because the bolts...

OP:

The problem may be because the bolts were re-used and/or over-torqued. I've replaced my struts a couple of times and have ALWAYS used new pinch bolts. I would not use a bolt/nut combo...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By SLO Town
BBS CH wheel change and new RE-11 rubber

Hello:

For the last several years I've run a staggered BBS CH setup on my 2003 E46 330Ci. It had 19x8.5 35mm offset with 235/35s on the front, 19x9.5 40mm offset with 245/35 on the rear. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By SLO Town
They will NOT fit. Offset way wrong for your...

They will NOT fit. Offset way wrong for your application.

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By SLO Town
I hope this doesn't violate the rules of the...

I hope this doesn't violate the rules of the forum, but contact The Detailed Image. Those guys have an incredible product lineup. I use some of their stuff.

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By SLO Town
nice!

nice!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By SLO Town
Bizarre! I just checked the records in my HUGE...

Bizarre! I just checked the records in my HUGE 3-ring binder. Mine was ordered on 12/16/2002, built on 01/17/2003, took delivery on 02/22/2003. Is that crazy or what?!

Mine just broke 81K miles...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By SLO Town
Check out this original paint!

Hello:

Left front fender of my pampered 2003 330Ci. Special ordered by me in December 2002, built January 2003, took delivery February 2003.

Entire car is pristine. Never driven in rain or on...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-04-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By SLO Town
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By SLO Town
This is EXACTLY right! Scott

This is EXACTLY right!

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By SLO Town
OP: From the Bentley manual; official ride...

OP:

From the Bentley manual; official ride heights for your E46 coupe. Measured from the bottom edge of the wheel rim to the top edge of the fender lip.

Bentley specs are listed for 17 inch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By SLO Town
Once gain, ride height is not the issue. FYI,...

Once gain, ride height is not the issue. FYI, your E46 couple came stock with 47mm front/50mm rear offset wheels, regardless of whether the car had 17 or 18 inch wheels. Stock widths were 8.0...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By SLO Town
OP, those wheels will not fit your white E46...

OP, those wheels will not fit your white E46 coupe. A 19x9.5 with an offset of 30 will not fit. The problem is not the suspension. The problem is that you are using wheels with the wrong offset.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By SLO Town
You're welcome. The bumpstops I'm using are...

You're welcome.

The bumpstops I'm using are the ones that come part of the Bilstein Sports. The front struts have the internal bumpstops that reside inside the strut body.

With just 5/8 inch...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By SLO Town
Educational: H&R Sport vs Eibach Pro-Kit on E46 330Ci and the downsides of lowering

Hello:

I am not starting this thread to stir up a conflict on this forum. Rather, I'm starting this thread to educate people on the risks associated with lowering springs.

Lowering springs...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-06-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By SLO Town
I'm going to replace both front struts. The rear...

I'm going to replace both front struts. The rear shocks were replaced 1,500 miles ago with E36 M3 versions.

I hope the front strut is under warranty. It should be.

Scott
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-05-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By SLO Town
2003 E46 330Ci Eibach Pro-Kit versus H&R Race (reds)

Hello:

Just so I can provide another source of info, I'm going to make an Eibach versus H&R spring thread.

My car is a 2003 330Ci ZSP, which I have owned since new. The suspension has been...
Forum: The Showroom 05-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
The first week after taking delivery I got...

The first week after taking delivery I got underneath it and wiped all the cosmoline off using mineral spirit soaked rags. Given that I special ordered mine from the factory (because of no sunroof);...
Forum: The Showroom 05-04-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
Might help if I attach the other pictures.

Might help if I attach the other pictures.
Forum: The Showroom 05-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
Thanks all. It's appreciated. Here's a few...

Thanks all. It's appreciated. Here's a few more.

I'm in the process of replacing my H&R Race (red) springs with some Eibach Pro-Kit versions. I've had the H&Rs on it for two or three years and...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
Yes, scary indeed. My wonderful wife of 37 years...

Yes, scary indeed. My wonderful wife of 37 years once told me one of the greatest lines ever; "If you spent as much money on drugs as you do cars, you'd be in a rehab center somewhere." She was...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
Thanks, folks. This is an non-detailed...

Thanks, folks.

This is an non-detailed picture of the motor. It looks like this all the time. No joke...

FWIW, the full list of modifications, every single one researched and installed by me....
Forum: The Showroom 04-30-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By SLO Town
SLO Town's 2003 330Ci undercarriage detail pictures

Hello Folks:

A few pictures from my twice a year undercarriage detail, this one done today, April 30 2014. I only hand wash with wool wash mitt and rinse with garden hose. I never stream clean...
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