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Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-30-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By OrientBlau
For SALE: SET of BILSTEIN HD SHOCKS & STRUTS (ONLY 175 miles on them)

For Sale:

Set of FOUR (4) BILSTEIN HD shocks and struts for e46.

The set has approximately 175 miles on them.

They ALSO come with a LIFETIME WARRANTY from the Bilstein factory.


FRONT...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-30-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By OrientBlau
For SALE: SET of BILSTEIN HD SHOCKS & STRUTS (ONLY 175 miles on them)

For Sale:

Set of FOUR (4) BILSTEIN HD shocks and struts for e46.

The set has approximately 175 miles on them.

They ALSO come with a LIFETIME WARRANTY from the Bilstein factory.


FRONT...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 10-18-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By OrientBlau
You need more ESL tutoring.

You need more ESL tutoring.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 10-18-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By OrientBlau
FYI Changing your synthetic oil every 3K...

FYI

Changing your synthetic oil every 3K does more harm than good overthe lifespan of the car. 8-10K would be most optimal as the oil requires as much as 3K to break-in before it properly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By OrientBlau
Dealer generally dont have in-house body shops...

Dealer generally dont have in-house body shops and send out their work. Who gets the work can be hit or miss as they contract with several places. Some do better work than others and often tailor the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By OrientBlau
I've got 60K in 9 yrs of ownership and its the...

I've got 60K in 9 yrs of ownership and its the only car I own.

I only drive on the weekend around town for errands, as I commute to work on a subway. Never really even go on highway trips other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,921
Posted By OrientBlau
This makes me wonder. I'm the orignal owner...

This makes me wonder.

I'm the orignal owner and have always filled based upon the stock dipstick and guide tube.

When I did my CCV, I bought a new DIPSTICK and (updated) GUIDE TUBE.

Next...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By OrientBlau
I DIYed my VCG at 54K. It began leaking around...

I DIYed my VCG at 54K. It began leaking around 50K.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By OrientBlau
Like others said, maybe 40 mins., but expect to...

Like others said, maybe 40 mins., but expect to pay one hour of shop labor.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 146,110
Posted By OrientBlau
I'm the original owner and BMW hasnt sent me...

I'm the original owner and BMW hasnt sent me anything. WTF?

I want my freebie repair... NOW!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,034
Posted By OrientBlau
Shift when you want. You have a rev limiter. Its...

Shift when you want. You have a rev limiter. Its all about torque and feel. Its personal. Of course, you burn more fuel with higher RPMs. So, for better efficiency, shift sooner.

I've a step and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,668
Posted By OrientBlau
The idle control valve for the e46 N42 is...

The idle control valve for the e46 N42 is connected to the throttle body.

Here's the part number: 0280140575

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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By OrientBlau
I didnt know youre having a meet Sunday! ...

I didnt know youre having a meet Sunday!

Unfortunately, Im in my office all weekend for an M&A deadline. :cry:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,588
Posted By OrientBlau
No ones mentioned it, so how much would it cost...

No ones mentioned it, so how much would it cost to get a new computer and locks. Just curious what the dealer would charge.



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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 44,389
Posted By OrientBlau
The distance between the MIN and MAX mark is 1...

The distance between the MIN and MAX mark is 1 liter or 1.1 quarts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,447
Posted By OrientBlau
I had the E9X as a loaner and liked my e46 much...

I had the E9X as a loaner and liked my e46 much better.
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-14-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By OrientBlau
What can go wrong (if anything) by using wool. Is...

What can go wrong (if anything) by using wool. Is it an idiot proof thing or will I have to be very uniform and careful. Can I just vigoriously rub the windshield all over?

alos, will it remove...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 10-14-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By OrientBlau
Why not add it to the other Khoalty thread...

Why not add it to the other Khoalty thread instead of creating a new one. It just wates space and does little to counter any negative stuff on the other threads.

If your goal is to help their...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-14-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By OrientBlau
What are good products to perform this waxing...

What are good products to perform this waxing after a wash and clay?

I feel like there are these spots on my windshield which arent removed with the wiper fluid.
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-14-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,750
Posted By OrientBlau
This guy will skate for killing the biggest icon...

This guy will skate for killing the biggest icon and legend in the world.
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-14-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By OrientBlau
My windows probably need to be waxed. They've...

My windows probably need to be waxed. They've never been.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By OrientBlau
Doug, What happened to the just plain D. ...

Doug,

What happened to the just plain D.

:hmm:

I like DMAX better, anyhoo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By OrientBlau
ONLY OE sensors work. AM CPS always seem to fail....

ONLY OE sensors work. AM CPS always seem to fail.

There are two CPS':

Intake and Exhaust
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,588
Posted By OrientBlau
Im glad his wife lost all those keys. Otherwise,...

Im glad his wife lost all those keys. Otherwise, he wouldnt have posted and I wouldnt have learned something new today.

Thanks for sharing OP! :thumbup:






Good info!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,588
Posted By OrientBlau
FYI to All- You should swap your keys every...

FYI to All-

You should swap your keys every 6 months. (Thats just my reasonable interval - BMW says annually IIRC) The battery needs to be recharged. Ive had my keys for 9 years and Ive been...
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