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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 74,429
Posted By ribkin
Meanwhile in North Carolina ... [ calmly driving...

Meanwhile in North Carolina ... [ calmly driving around in summer tires ... ]

http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/Snowday/a_zps8dd27d7b.jpg
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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
Work's already been done, just leaving a data...

Work's already been done, just leaving a data point.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-22-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
oem control arms x 2 oem ball joint x 2 oem...

oem control arms x 2
oem ball joint x 2
oem end link x 2
oem bracket x 2
misc nuts and bolts : $885.14 inc shipping [Tischer]

Powerflex fcab x 2
Powerflex sway bushings x 2 : $162.85 inc...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-26-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
I got them from Tischer. There's a kit, but it...

I got them from Tischer. There's a kit, but it comes with bushings, and I wanted to use non-oem so I purchased each piece individually


Just to clarify that ~$350 is only labor, parts were almost...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-25-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/c...

http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/control_zps901b7280.jpg

Step 1:
-control arms, fcabs, end links, sway bushings ~ $350
Forum: Southeast 10-04-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,260
Achtung: NC bimmers
Views: 122,415
Posted By ribkin
Hey, those still haven't gone on yet. Just need...

Hey, those still haven't gone on yet. Just need to get some boring suspension/drivetrain/steering work done before that...:facepalm:
Forum: Southeast 10-04-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,260
Achtung: NC bimmers
Views: 122,415
Posted By ribkin
Thanks! Yeah I did, thanks for the referral! ...

Thanks! Yeah I did, thanks for the referral!

So far he's done : CCV, VCG, spark plugs, Fuel Filter, OFHG, Cooling system
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-26-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By ribkin
4k

4k
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
I bought the car with 100K miles, it's not PM per...

I bought the car with 100K miles, it's not PM per se ... I'd just feel happy about doing that prior to doing some aftermarket suspension upgrades.

CV boot shows signs of impending rupture, and I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-23-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
I'm doing it for PM. Kubica I intend to...

I'm doing it for PM.

Kubica I intend to purchase the prepressed Powerflex cabs from one of the forum members here.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
Let's just agree to disagree.

Let's just agree to disagree.
Forum: Southeast 09-22-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,260
Achtung: NC bimmers
Views: 122,415
Posted By ribkin
Cooling overhaul completed. Suspension next... ...

Cooling overhaul completed. Suspension next...

http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/werk-werk_zps139474a4.jpg
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
I only use OEM parts. Goes without saying. Can't...

I only use OEM parts. Goes without saying. Can't really skimp when it comes to such crucial components...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
Yeah, ball joints too. Just wanted a...

Yeah, ball joints too.

Just wanted a ballpark, I know it's a lot of work but I figured it was just a case of "Oh, and while you're down there, might as well fix this and replace that.... Stuff...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-21-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By ribkin
Estimated Labor Cost?

1. Replace Front Control Arms and Control Arm Bushings
2. Replace Front End Links and Sway Bar Bushings
3. Replace Tie Rods and Boots
4. Replace Front Axle Shaft Assemblies
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,260
Achtung: NC bimmers
Views: 122,415
Posted By ribkin
Thanks. Anyone know a decent body shop where...

Thanks.

Anyone know a decent body shop where I can get a M-tech 2 bumper installed?
Forum: Southeast 08-31-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,260
Achtung: NC bimmers
Views: 122,415
Posted By ribkin
Finally mounted my new rims. ...

Finally mounted my new rims.

http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/IMG_20130831_115240_zpse9ed84e9.jpg
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-18-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,197
Posted By ribkin
Here's mine. ...

Here's mine.

http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k531/kaskuli/IMG_20130619_200841_zps25bd1423.jpg

Switching to 18s, and dropping soon.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,586
Posted By ribkin
This should be stickied ...

This should be stickied
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=14799608&postcount=16

Guess I'm all set. Can't wait. All I've done is preventative maintenance up till this point.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-08-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,586
Posted By ribkin
Oops, Meant this thing ......

Oops,

Meant this thing ... http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-11814-3-series-strutshock-mount-kit-e46-325xi330xi.aspx
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-08-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,586
Posted By ribkin
Doing the same thing next week... Shop...

Doing the same thing next week...

Shop quoted me 500-600 inc alignment.

Koni ~ 577, Eibach ~ 277, Turner shock mount kit ~ 288, Rogue RSM ~ 99

$1200 sound about right?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-26-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By ribkin
Sorry folks, should have used search ....

Sorry folks, should have used search ....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-25-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By ribkin
Conti Extremecontact DW

Conti Extremecontact DW
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-25-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By ribkin
Thanks. Hey upload some pics of your car. ...

Thanks.

Hey upload some pics of your car. Also want to get koni + eibachs....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-25-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By ribkin
Can I run square 18x8.5 ET37 235/40/18

...on a 03' 325xi sport , with maybe a 10mm spacer on the rear..

Will it rub? Fender isn't rolled.
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