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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By VF-x
Leaking shocks

Hi

I was told by a dealer that my rear shocks are leaking on one side and needs to be replaced. In the world of suspension, is there another part other than the Shock Absorber that can be...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-20-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By VF-x
I got mine from eshine.ca. Good Canadian source;...

I got mine from eshine.ca. Good Canadian source; and no issue with customs.
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 08-27-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By VF-x
Do you have pictures? Thanks!

Do you have pictures?

Thanks!
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-15-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,529
Posted By VF-x
Will Lexol conditioner work like the Leatherique?

Will Lexol conditioner work like the Leatherique?
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-30-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By VF-x
Its like someone took a picture of my car. Same...

Its like someone took a picture of my car. Same color, year, model and damage in the same area. I'd be very interested in following a DIY to fix this.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-24-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 120,983
Posted By VF-x
Dumb question, but where is the alternator?

Dumb question, but where is the alternator?
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 07-18-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,684
Posted By VF-x
11.1L/100km 01 330i, manual, mainly city...

11.1L/100km
01 330i, manual, mainly city driving.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-18-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By VF-x
Chris, That's a good point. How would...

Chris,

That's a good point. How would anyone know? I doubt if my Rain-X has that much cleaning power.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-17-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By VF-x
Thanks for the info. I did a quick wash last...

Thanks for the info.

I did a quick wash last night with the foam gun. I rinsed the car off first before applying the foam. I must say, its pretty fun shooting the foam onto my car. I used...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-16-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By VF-x
Using a foam gun: rinse vehicle first?

What gets the best when using a foam gun?
Should the car be wet (rinsed)? Or should it be dry?

Silly question :)

Thanks
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-16-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By VF-x
Thank you everyone for the information. I was...

Thank you everyone for the information. I was really concerned that these formulations could actually damage the clear coat.



I was under the impression that SIP provided the cutting power,...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-16-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By VF-x
Question Menzerna SIP and 106FF safe on 01 E46?

I've read that Menzerna SIP and 106FF were both designed for the super hard clearcoats applied to modern cars, and I was wondering if they were safe to use on a 2001 E46 built in May 01. Has anyone...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-04-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By VF-x
Auto Magic Awesome Gloss

I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with Auto Magic's Awesome Gloss. I believe its a synthetic but the bottle reads like its more like a wax.

Any info would be appreciated.
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 06-19-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By VF-x
I bought my car from Urban Garage. They sell the...

I bought my car from Urban Garage. They sell the services of EasyCare.
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 03-06-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,690
Posted By VF-x
Hi Tom, I have a question about the pictures...

Hi Tom,

I have a question about the pictures of the red 3er (post #41). Why is it, in the second picture, do the rings look so much thinner and not as bright as the first picture? <Assuming the...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 09-14-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 47,230
Posted By VF-x
Rhianna - Shut up and drive!

Rhianna - Shut up and drive!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-04-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By VF-x
Winter recommendations

Hi,

I'm sure this has been asked before but I'm still a little confused over the selection of wheels and tires for the winter.

I'm running on 17" staggered wheels (225 & 245) on a '01 330i. ...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-24-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By VF-x
Go with an MF towel. Great results here.

Go with an MF towel. Great results here.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-22-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By VF-x
Gregs, Would you recommend starting with...

Gregs,

Would you recommend starting with Menzerna IP + orange LC pad, and following up with Menzerna Micro Polish + black LC pad? I always thought that the IP would need a finer polish as a...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-10-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By VF-x
Hard clearcoat on 2001 E46?

I've been doing some research into using polishes with a power polisher (UDM in my case).

I understand that M-B and some other manufacturers started using a very hard clearcoat that is scratch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By VF-x
I use the same key nearly all of the time. I...

I use the same key nearly all of the time. I thought it was key thing earlier, but I couldn't get my second key to trigger the auto locking at all.

So is the consensus that I have to consult...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By VF-x
Wow! I've driven standard for 13 years, and I've...

Wow! I've driven standard for 13 years, and I've never thought about this at all.

My process is:
1. step on clutch
2. shift down
3. give the engine a spurt of gas (blip)
4. release...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By VF-x
Automatic door locks

When I start driving, the doors automatically lock once I start moving maybe 10% of the time. For the life of me, I can't figure out how to get the doors to lock automatically 100% of the time. Is...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 08-01-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By VF-x
The BMW Club of BC has a meet on August 26th. ...

The BMW Club of BC has a meet on August 26th. See www.bmwccbc.org (http://www.bmwccbc.org) for details.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-20-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By VF-x
I have something similar on a couple of BMW style...

I have something similar on a couple of BMW style 68 wheels. Frankly, it looks like some sort of mold. I've tried washing with a sponge and BMW wheel cleaner, but nothing is getting rid of it.
...
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