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Forum: Complete Cars 03-14-2013, 04:07 PM
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Posted By curt2199
yeah I looked at X3s but they were just too...

yeah I looked at X3s but they were just too expensive, unable to pull my boat legally, and not nearly as fuel efficient. There are tradeoffs both ways.
Forum: Complete Cars 03-14-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By curt2199
I actually traded this in on a Toyota Rav4 back...

I actually traded this in on a Toyota Rav4 back in May '12 which I then traded on a 13' Kia Sorento last week (Rav4 was a POS)... lol. I will always miss this car... lots of fun!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By curt2199
Any update on this?

Any update on this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By curt2199
Could be the ignition switch too. I replaced my...

Could be the ignition switch too. I replaced my starter thinking it was bad because it would start one time and not even crank over the next but putting it on a battery charger/jumpers would kick it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,158
Posted By curt2199
Toilet? Maybe not but toilet seat? Yes, I have...

Toilet? Maybe not but toilet seat? Yes, I have replaced too many sh*tty (no pun intended) toilet seats.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By curt2199
Also, this will probably seem odd but our cars...

Also, this will probably seem odd but our cars are really sensitive to bad or failing batteries. When voltages drop, all sorts of weird things can start happening, even involving the trans due to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By curt2199
Ok what about the lines and the tranny cooler.....

Ok what about the lines and the tranny cooler.. were they replaced or flushed out so you know the coolant is circulating?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By curt2199
When they replaced the transmission, did it come...

When they replaced the transmission, did it come with a new or new to you torque converter? Sounds like the converter is slipping (more than it's supposed to).
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By curt2199
What did you replace it with? Did you rebuild it...

What did you replace it with? Did you rebuild it yourself? New trans? New rebuilt?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,952
Posted By curt2199
In a light, joking manner because I think this...

In a light, joking manner because I think this whole thread is pretty comical....

So you think that BMW engineers couldn't have calculated how much the spring settlement of every identically built...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,699
Posted By curt2199
I bought hood (from automartint914 for $6) and...

I bought hood (from automartint914 for $6) and trunk (from topgearstore for $10) ebay knock offs about a year ago. Am replacing the hood one as I'm starting to see some fine line cracks in the clear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By curt2199
Great! Thanks guys. Now i'm a DIYer but is there...

Great! Thanks guys. Now i'm a DIYer but is there a brand to use and brand to stay away from on the bearings?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By curt2199
Does this guibo look bad?

Been having 2nd and 3rd gear vibration when accelerating...

This is the best pic I could get reaching the iphone under there....
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-27-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By curt2199
At 50k? I'd expect that from a chrysler or...

At 50k? I'd expect that from a chrysler or something using inferior parts/materials or a bad design but yeah 50k seems early for control arms unless I'm racing it everywhere, which I don't drive that...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-27-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By curt2199
Pads are like brand new still, they were replaced...

Pads are like brand new still, they were replaced in the last 15k miles. Tires have about 50% tread... continental contiprocontact ssr.

Will do the wiggle check tonight.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-27-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By curt2199
As far as I know the control arm bushings have...

As far as I know the control arm bushings have never been replaced as I haven't replaced them since I got the car at 70k and I doubt they go out before then. And you car and every car you've...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By curt2199
Rotors were due to be replaced anyway so no...

Rotors were due to be replaced anyway so no regrets there.

Also, I'm getting like a shh, shh, shh sound from the driver's side wheel well while rolling at low speeds. I expected to have a plastic...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-27-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By curt2199
Brake shake and already replace rotors....

It feels just like a warped rotor but I just put brand new rotors on it and it's still doing it. If I stop slowly, I don't get any shake but if I stop moderately to quickly, it does the grab and go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
Quick update... Pilkington windshield installed...

Quick update... Pilkington windshield installed and problem fixed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
Yeah I know, tell me about it. I love the car and...

Yeah I know, tell me about it. I love the car and the features but the glass companies just haven't kept up with the tech required for the features. And the quality control just isn't there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
Well they just called me from the local shop and...

Well they just called me from the local shop and said they have a Pilkington ordered and it should be here tomorrow to be installed.
Forum: Complete Cars 02-28-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By curt2199
FS: 2005 BMW 325i - $11k - Illinois

Well I'm putting my BMW up for sale because I have a little one that will be arriving in a few months and the strollers, etc. just don't fit well. Already have a little girl and cramming 4 people in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
Hey, sorry for the late response and thanks for...

Hey, sorry for the late response and thanks for yours.

I checked the wipers and they do come up when I turn them on one detent and wipe once. They wipe once when I turn the "sensitivity" setting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
Well they came and installed windshield number 2...

Well they came and installed windshield number 2 and it had no air bubbles but I'm getting nothing from the wipers on rain sensor mode. Just got dumped on pretty good this morning and not a single...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,509
Posted By curt2199
After a little more research, the part number...

After a little more research, the part number pulls up as PPG glass. Looks like Safelite is re-branding PPG as their own Safelite Glass Company (SGC).
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