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Forum: E46 Convertible 10-06-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By TonyDiv
I'm thinking about a cat back exhaust, anyone...

I'm thinking about a cat back exhaust, anyone feel that it perked up their 325?
I don't want anything too loud, just a bit throatier.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By TonyDiv
I was actually quite amazed that BMW could find...

I was actually quite amazed that BMW could find 10 speakers to put in to my car that all sounded like crap. The sourcing people must have had a hell of a time tracking down that many muddy sounding...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-23-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,014
Posted By TonyDiv
It's really the patent office's fault for handing...

It's really the patent office's fault for handing out patents for even the most generic of features.

Nonetheless, I will never own an apple product. The reasons are numerous. The fact that they...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-22-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By TonyDiv
Assuming that there's no other hidden damage, I'm...

Assuming that there's no other hidden damage, I'm sure that you can re-use nearly all of the parts.
Unfortunately, there's no way to know the total extent of the damage, until you do a full tear...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-21-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By TonyDiv
Well, I just finished up changing the VCG on the...

Well, I just finished up changing the VCG on the car. The old gasket wasn't super brittle, but it was significantly less pliable than the new one. I didn't find any oil residue anywhere on the block...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,850
Posted By TonyDiv
Go to ANY forum and you'll see the same thing. I...

Go to ANY forum and you'll see the same thing. I mean think about what the purpose of these forums are. People go to forums to discuss and and solve problems.
If everything is going great for you,...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-20-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By TonyDiv
Just to save $8??? I mean, you have to take it...

Just to save $8??? I mean, you have to take it somewhere to be balanced anyway, why not let them mount it too? You're guaranteed that the proper mounting equipment isn't going to gouge up your...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-16-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By TonyDiv
BSW has very detailed videos showing exactly how...

BSW has very detailed videos showing exactly how to do this.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-09-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,289
Posted By TonyDiv
The e46 certainly seems to be getting better,...

The e46 certainly seems to be getting better, mainly because the new 3 series SUCKS. The sporty-ness is so watered down compared to our cars. I really don't like the direction that BMW is headed. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-02-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By TonyDiv
Universal rule of thumb. If you notice a...

Universal rule of thumb. If you notice a difference after changing a filter... you waited too long to change that filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By TonyDiv
I would also ask them if it's ok to use on bonded...

I would also ask them if it's ok to use on bonded leather, which is what most of our seats are actually made with. I'm not sure when they switched to this cheaper alternative.
I've heard that some...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-30-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By TonyDiv
I've been deliberating about doing the exact same...

I've been deliberating about doing the exact same thing. My 03 only has 60k on the clock and runs like a champ, but everyone says to do the seals while I'm doing the vcg.

My oil leak is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,983
Posted By TonyDiv
I used Ozium (sp?) from the auto parts store and...

I used Ozium (sp?) from the auto parts store and replaced the cabin air filter. They didn't have any of the frigi fresh and recommended the Ozium. Worked like a charm, no more dirty feet smell from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By TonyDiv
I used that Dr ColorChip stuff and was really...

I used that Dr ColorChip stuff and was really surprised. It works fantastic on chips, literally makes them disappear.

It doesn't work as well for scratches, the repair looks like the same thing...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-27-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By TonyDiv
+1 on that. If they were in a series, then you...

+1 on that. If they were in a series, then you would blow out all your electronics.

I used to make my living as a marine electrical tech, so feel free to ask any questions.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-21-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,403
Posted By TonyDiv
Not calling anyone names, but when I ordered my...

Not calling anyone names, but when I ordered my speakers from BSW a couple of months ago, I was impressed by how idiot proof the web site was.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By TonyDiv
Have you printed out the template to see if the...

Have you printed out the template to see if the wheels that you want will clear the calipers?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-12-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By TonyDiv
Back when I used to live up north, I always had...

Back when I used to live up north, I always had lifted trucks (where you really can see the shocks). In order to keep them looking good for as long as possible, I used to clean them, give them a...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-06-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By TonyDiv
Does the car have a badge in the trunk that says...

Does the car have a badge in the trunk that says "pre wired for BMW phone" Cause, I'm pretty sure that's your pre-wiring.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By TonyDiv
I have the hitch carrier where you roll the bike...

I have the hitch carrier where you roll the bike up from the side. I use it to haul my Ducati Monster with my (now sold) Ford Expedition. It works great.
I looked at the one that you suggested and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-04-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,538
Posted By TonyDiv
I've done several sets of calipers for friends...

I've done several sets of calipers for friends and family, with great results. I prefer the more subtle colors, but in some cases the brighter ones don't look bad.

In all cases I either removed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By TonyDiv
If it just started the moment you installed new...

If it just started the moment you installed new speakers, then it's either a bad speaker (swap them left to right and see) or it's something that you did. Could one of the speaker wires be shorted...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By TonyDiv
I've been involved in quite a few forums. This...

I've been involved in quite a few forums. This one, is like none of them.
My advice: If you can ignore the idiots, then you can get quite a bit out of this place. If you are the type of person who...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-24-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,510
Posted By TonyDiv
Look, their business model is completely flawed....

Look, their business model is completely flawed. You can't run a track when the only people on it are paying a few bucks each lap. There are NO spectator dollars coming in, Exactly ZERO race series...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-20-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,651
Posted By TonyDiv
Well I think it only takes 18 or 19 seconds to...

Well I think it only takes 18 or 19 seconds to close the auto top, so I'd guess it takes longer. The reason that I've been considering it is to prevent wear and tear on the top and still protect...
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