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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,478
Posted By jmb
I found a USB drive under the passenger seat of...

I found a USB drive under the passenger seat of my old E39. It contained PDFs with business tax returns, payroll and some other information from the PO's engineering company.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 827
Posted By jmb
These wrong car stories remind me of the guy with...

These wrong car stories remind me of the guy with the Golf who spent a long time cleaning snow off his car, and then realized he had cleaned the wrong car.

Edit:this one ->...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-10-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By jmb
Why? I have not read this anywhere before. ...

Why? I have not read this anywhere before.
True. Even a lightweight RWD car like a Miata with no ABS/ASC/DSC can handle years of winter driving when shod with the proper set of tires.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,936
Posted By jmb
I agree. The diesels and the turbo engines must...

I agree. The diesels and the turbo engines must have warranted the OCI change. Using one service interval for all engines is simpler than two.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,936
Posted By jmb
A few months ago I used P.A. Soft to change the...

A few months ago I used P.A. Soft to change the oil change interval to 7500 miles. Before and after the change I tracked the distance driven and the OCI indicator daily, partly out of curiosity and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By jmb
OP were you able to figure out the source of the...

OP were you able to figure out the source of the noise? Mine stopped "whistling" after a day. I still plan to replace the pulleys in the near future, but the job has been postponed for now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,186
Posted By jmb
I tried the BMWhat app on an iPhone a while back....

I tried the BMWhat app on an iPhone a while back. it doesn't support the E46 and most other cars build before 2007.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By jmb
you're replacing a clutch every 70-80k? that...

you're replacing a clutch every 70-80k? that doesn't sound right.

to the OP, keep looking. lots of cheap E46 cars around these parts with lower mileage. theoretically you will get more life from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,341
Posted By jmb
you have a 325i and a wagon so redline comes...

you have a 325i and a wagon so redline comes quickly, and is often the only way to go if you want to get up to speed in a hurry. US E46 wagon = weaker engine and funky gearing. decades of driving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jmb
E46s have a lot of different final drive ratios...

E46s have a lot of different final drive ratios depending on the body style and transmission. It is all here

http://www.bokchoys.com/differential/GearRatios.htm

This guy lists gear ratios for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By jmb
The condition of the wheels might be suspect....

The condition of the wheels might be suspect. Tires are definitely shot. So is the windshield.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By jmb
I wonder if the dumbass wished he had run flats...

I wonder if the dumbass wished he had run flats when he saw the spikes in the road
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By jmb
Do a Google search for "e46 whistling noise". The...

Do a Google search for "e46 whistling noise". The most likely culprit appears to be the idler pulley. Mine started doing the same thing this morning, which led to my search for answers. I am going to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By jmb
Surely I can't be the only person who chuckled a...

Surely I can't be the only person who chuckled a bit when they saw the thread subject. After reading the posts I remembered that it does snow in parts of Texas.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
I think he was. If not then he is one of the few...

I think he was. If not then he is one of the few people I have heard express a preference for the E60 over the E39 or F10.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
There was Jalopnik post titled "The Six Letters...

There was Jalopnik post titled "The Six Letters You Need To Know If You Want A BMW (http://jalopnik.com/the-six-letters-you-need-to-know-if-you-want-a-bmw-472513915)". ZSP + ZMT = FUN.

It explains...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By jmb
Lmao at circle jerk. I had to look it up. And...

Lmao at circle jerk. I had to look it up. And yeah mjpgolf1, give the peasants a break will ya.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By jmb
There is a thread about a wagon buyer who did it...

There is a thread about a wagon buyer who did it as one of his first mods and I believe he likes it. If the wagon is being compared to a slow car like a Fit - or in my case a 1.6L NA Miata - then it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
in what universe does skipping Xenons imply that...

in what universe does skipping Xenons imply that someone is a cheapskate who bought or leased a car for the badge?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By jmb
What he said. How much does the diff swap...

What he said.

How much does the diff swap cost and how much of an improvement in gas mileage will you realistically get? Don't forget the downside of what it does to your (already weak)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
Knowing that, why would anyone buy the M3 in the...

Knowing that, why would anyone buy the M3 in the first post?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
I wouldn't spend my $50k that way either. Now...

I wouldn't spend my $50k that way either. Now about that fondling of gadgets, do they reciprocate?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,076
Posted By jmb
I think some of you read too fast and reacted to...

I think some of you read too fast and reacted to the disparaging remarks without understanding his opinion on the E46 M3. He is comparing the E46 M3 to the other M3s. He is not comparing it to other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By jmb
:clap: Lmao. I do that every day

:clap: Lmao. I do that every day
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,357
Posted By jmb
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