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Forum: E46 Convertible 08-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,540
Posted By mps
It's very easy. The hydraulic pump is on the left...

It's very easy. The hydraulic pump is on the left side (towards the rear seat) of the trunk. Hidden behind the lining.

Once you see the pump, you will know if you can fix it or not. Sorry no...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 148,026
Posted By mps
Take a look at your picture where you labeled '...

Take a look at your picture where you labeled ' the bolt does nothing'.. This is ur hydraulic tensioner.. on one end of the tensioner, there's a pulley.. This is the one that will relieve the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 148,026
Posted By mps
No worries. We are all learning here. Hope you...

No worries. We are all learning here. Hope you for it figured out.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 148,026
Posted By mps
It's under the dust cap on the pulley in the...

It's under the dust cap on the pulley in the middle of the big ones. Also, this is probably a 45 torx if I remember it correctly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,298
Posted By mps
Same problem here.. I couldnt compress my springs...

Same problem here.. I couldnt compress my springs enough this weekend, so took it to a local shop.. Cost me $80, but not too bad of a pain if someone else did it for me.. I will probably go the same...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By mps
What are the advantages of using higher toe in

What are the advantages of using higher toe in
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By mps
Using uuc camber plates and the uuc adjustable...

Using uuc camber plates and the uuc adjustable rear control arm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By mps
Need alignment advise

I have 325ci convertible 18" wheels, dropped using H&R springs (sports version; not race). Am a street driver, but take backroads once a week and go as high as 75 on a curve. I certainly care about...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-05-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By mps
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-04-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Thanks everyone for your input. I ended up with...

Thanks everyone for your input. I ended up with the following:
- Got UUC adjustable Rear control arm and Front camber plates
- Ordered Hankook V12s for $392 ($572 - $100 discount tire rebate - $80...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-04-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By mps
Re-opening a not so old thread.. I have 325ci...

Re-opening a not so old thread.. I have 325ci convertible 18" wheels, dropped using H&R springs (sports version; not race). Am a street driver, but take backroads once a week and go as high as 75 on...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-30-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 65,312
Posted By mps
I would think greasing is required only on the...

I would think greasing is required only on the ball behind the screw the connects to steering rack
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-29-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 181,459
Posted By mps
TonyJ, great idea. Will keep that in mind the...

TonyJ, great idea. Will keep that in mind the next time.

All, the other mistake I made is that I didn't measure the fluid coming out, so I was always nervous about the correct level of fluid....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-26-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Were actually $120. Link to Walmart Nittos...

Were actually $120. Link to Walmart Nittos http://www.walmart.com/ip/Nitto-185-130/19473609
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-25-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Looked at the Nittos last night. Just about $100...

Looked at the Nittos last night. Just about $100 a tire. Not bad for the price. Anyone has experience with the Nittos.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-21-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
cool.. I don't plan on taking my car to the race...

cool.. I don't plan on taking my car to the race track.. Plus it doesn't snow much around here.. Thanks !
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-21-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
thanks guys.. I at least have some options now.....

thanks guys.. I at least have some options now.. I will still take any more feedback.. Knowledge is power..

mkodama, what are your thoughts about Pilot Sports A/S ?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Thanks for your feedback To answer a few...

Thanks for your feedback To answer a few questions posted here,
- Wheels were aligned right after the suspension drop
- Running Toyo HP Extensas right now 225/40/18
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-20-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Thanks. More options are always good. Anyone?

Thanks. More options are always good. Anyone?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-20-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,177
Posted By mps
Lowered E46 Tire Wear Recommendation

I lowered my E46 6 months back and just found that the rear tire wear on the inside has been really bad - almost separating from the belt. Fronts were not looking good either.

My objective is to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-04-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 181,459
Posted By mps
Did the fluid exchange last weekend. Well this...

Did the fluid exchange last weekend. Well this was on my x3, but the process was the same. Lucky, I had Torx screw only on the transmission drain plug. Other bolts were standard. Got about 5.1liters...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-11-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 110,362
Posted By mps
I have a used hydraulic unit for sale. PM me if...

I have a used hydraulic unit for sale. PM me if interested
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By mps
Thanks guys. This really helps. I am going to...

Thanks guys. This really helps. I am going to keep the springs on the rising part before the dip..
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By mps
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By mps
I think he is using aftermarket springs, but not...

I think he is using aftermarket springs, but not too certain. My H&R springs are blue
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