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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By mbnz230
chrome paint on a e46.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-3-Series-325Ci-Coupe-1-OF-A-KIND-CHROME-PAINT-BRAND-NEW-19-WHEELS-AND-TIRES-/140968103757?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item20d25a8f4d#ht_22249wt_1165

first time i see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,617
Posted By mbnz230
have you brought your car into a body shop...

have you brought your car into a body shop before. i have seen a video on the news recently about a body shop owner keying cars at a car lot so he could get more business. my previous acura was keyed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,280
Posted By mbnz230
i dont understand why there are negative comments...

i dont understand why there are negative comments about this project. if you change your 325ci to m3 we all know and the op knows is not the same as an m3, i would say its more unique than an m3. so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,068
Posted By mbnz230
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3313/4615518705_5b9c...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3313/4615518705_5b9cfbda9a_z.jpg

my previous car was a 2000 mercedes e320. it was solid mechanically in every way but rusted to death. so can i say my 325ci is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Poll: Rust?
Views: 2,498
Posted By mbnz230
canada guys have you heard of krown or rust...

canada guys have you heard of krown or rust check? fluid film is for the diy. i might be spraying some oil before winter or at least around the fenders where it rust the most.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By mbnz230
there is a slight hop to it when she show me, i...

there is a slight hop to it when she show me, i didn't think it was causing this much vibration. i also spun it at home with the wheels up in the air, it does seem like it. Not alot of hop but you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By mbnz230
it only had like 2 weights at the begining and i...

it only had like 2 weights at the begining and i went back to get it rebalance and they just moved the big weight on the edge on the rim a little bit. i still got the vibration so i went back again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By mbnz230
Bad quality wheel from www.radical-z.com or www.eurowheelspro.com

I post earlier here earlier on why I was having steering wheels vibrations on the highway. It turns out the aftermarket wheel was the problem. The tire shop said it's the wheel, there's a hop to it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,001
Posted By mbnz230
i like the face lift much better but that's just...

i like the face lift much better but that's just a regular coupe fenders with m3 vent. m3's flare out more.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,860
Posted By mbnz230
very nice ;)

very nice ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By mbnz230
Rust Check Spray

does anyone know where i can get this spray. i want to oil the underbody of the car for winter. my last car was destroyed by rust so i am taking some preventive measures.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,028
Posted By mbnz230
have you try to contact him and did he respond,...

have you try to contact him and did he respond, let him know if you dont hear from him in 2 days you will be reporting him to law enforcement. there's a few sites for online fraud.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By mbnz230
at first glance, i thought the pic was of a...

at first glance, i thought the pic was of a speaker
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By mbnz230
it should go on easy, last time i had trouble...

it should go on easy, last time i had trouble putting it back on was when i switch the cover with the ac compressor pulley, they are not the same size.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By mbnz230
those bolts are super soft. i did the same thing...

those bolts are super soft. i did the same thing on mercedes c230 well i just tighten the bolt hoping the leak would stop going into the spark plug and i broke off one of the bolt, lucky it was on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,760
Posted By mbnz230
best price would be to wait for advance auto...

best price would be to wait for advance auto parts or auto zone to have a sale on mobil 1 for like 5 quarts plus filter for $30. then use liquivac or similar device to suck out the old oil....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By mbnz230
any name brand filter is good, just make sure the...

any name brand filter is good, just make sure the seal is seated correctly so no unfilter air can pass and you will be fine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By mbnz230
you will feel real good when everything is done...

you will feel real good when everything is done on the swap and working 100%. it's such a big project i wouldn't even know where to start. good luck!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By mbnz230
finally figure out that it was the driver's side...

finally figure out that it was the driver's side front tire that was out of balance. i was able to see some abnormal wear on that tire too. if you suspect your tire was out of balance look for signs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By mbnz230
actually when i first bought my car and went to...

actually when i first bought my car and went to do an inspection, the guy there use an impact wrench to try and remove the bolts he said he couldn't loosen it at all. he was afraid he would break the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By mbnz230
right now, that seems like the only logical...

right now, that seems like the only logical reason. i was always very careful when taking off and putting on my wheels making sure not to scratch it or bump into the brake shield, calipers and such....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By mbnz230
no spacers, but i did take the wheel off and put...

no spacers, but i did take the wheel off and put it back on like 4 times. i checked and double checked to make sure it seats good.

at first i thought it was the passenger side wheel that was out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By mbnz230
i think you will have to replace it, chrome spray...

i think you will have to replace it, chrome spray paint is nothing close to as shiny as the original. were yours bubbling cause by the heat from the bulbs overtime? i dont think they would be that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By mbnz230
update: i took the right front wheel off and...

update: i took the right front wheel off and replaced with factory wheel which i know is perfectly balanced, and i went for a test drive there is still some shaking over 50mph.

next step is to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By mbnz230
i lost one of the inner bolt holding the power...

i lost one of the inner bolt holding the power steering fluid tank, that was a few thousand miles ago and nothing has happened so you will be alright.
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