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Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-19-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By Coffey454
Oooohhh, very nice... White with red guts is my...

Oooohhh, very nice... White with red guts is my favorite color combo ever...
I think that perhaps your decision and perception is (intelligently) being swayed heavily by the cost difference - and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,815
Posted By Coffey454
What snowborder said. I bet that the control arm...

What snowborder said. I bet that the control arm bushings are gone (because they always are gone) and a caliper is sticking a bit too.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-18-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By Coffey454
This is shocking, having driven both versions...

This is shocking, having driven both versions there is no doubt that the E92 M3 is superior in performance in every way... Doesn't matter though, if you prefer the E46 than you'll be getting a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 28,714
Posted By Coffey454
I think that surely in a few years the E46 will...

I think that surely in a few years the E46 will be remembered as a brighter spot in BMW history and have a much larger enthusiast following that the E90 ever will. Is the E90 better overall? Yes, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 04:18 PM
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Views: 2,534,969
Posted By Coffey454
Finally replaced the original spark plugs after...

Finally replaced the original spark plugs after 141 000 miles... Also cleaned the MAF, and very happily just passed the e-test with extremely low (very good) readings. Next is replace a worn out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Coffey454
The trick to avoiding the problem in the future...

The trick to avoiding the problem in the future unfortunately means not using the auto up/ down feature anymore. This feature puts an extra load on the window reg. on every up or down cycle and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By Coffey454
I totally agree - the auto up/ down is a great...

I totally agree - the auto up/ down is a great feature , and it's pretty sad that to avoid problems you need to not use a cool feature... Bimmer should do better. I'd rather not replace the windor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2005, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By Coffey454
Talked to a Friend who designs window regulators...

Talked to a Friend who designs window regulators - he was not familiar with the BMW system in particular, but said that most window motor failures are caused by use of the auto up/ down feature. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Coffey454
The horsepower/ torque gap that you are talking...

The horsepower/ torque gap that you are talking about has more to do with math than engine layout since Hp is a function of torque and RPM. These I6's are all relatively small displacement and need...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By Coffey454
Go ahead and use the steptronic feature if you...

Go ahead and use the steptronic feature if you want - no worries. Your buddies TL will have transmission problems because all of the higher torque (V6) Honda's with auto transmissions do. Their...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,406
Posted By Coffey454
It gets no better than Lexus for refinement,...

It gets no better than Lexus for refinement, reliabilty and interior design. All the techno-wizardry in that car is OK too, at least it won't break. I love the styling of that car but full-time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,919
Posted By Coffey454
I just bought a 2000 323i with 97kms on it. It's...

I just bought a 2000 323i with 97kms on it. It's perfect, just like new. Bottom line is that BMW has the dynamics down but they need care to stay great. Mechanically they are tough, electronically...
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