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Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Doesn't matter in the summer. However, not...

Doesn't matter in the summer. However, not recommended for winter driving conditions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By Turd Furgasun
It's your own fault for not understanding...

It's your own fault for not understanding international shipping. I order everything from the U.S. and have never payed a cent in duty/brokerage.

ALWAYS opt for expedited shipping, duty/brokerage...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-22-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,843
Posted By Turd Furgasun
removed... ask for invite received. Thanks!!

removed... ask for invite received.

Thanks!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,829
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Place a hockey puck between the Jack Stand and...

Place a hockey puck between the Jack Stand and the Car.... works great.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By Turd Furgasun
The ECS kit is essentially OE with the exception...

The ECS kit is essentially OE with the exception of the thermostat & water pump.

The Geba pump is fine.
I was skeptical of the Aluminum thermostat. The post above refers to an ebay part... not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Looks like you're right.... maybe this is why. ...

Looks like you're right.... maybe this is why.


Either way, this is a good FYI for those who received the aluminum part.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Why should you need to modify a 'Quality' part? ...

Why should you need to modify a 'Quality' part?

More importantly, what if you didn't notice the defect, or have the knowledge/tools to fix?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Exclamation ECS Tuning - Aluminum Thermostat *WARNING - VERY IMPORTANT*

First off.... I'm a frequent customer of ECS Tuning. I fully support their business and their support of the E46 Community.

But, I don't like how this situation has been handled, posing a risk to...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 05-01-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,574
Posted By Turd Furgasun
I just installed one of these on my friend's...

I just installed one of these on my friend's E46... he bought the refresh kit from ECS.

There's a small defect from the factory, which, if overlooked, could have disastrous consequences: the...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-22-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,103
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Do you have the instructions for these? I'm...

Do you have the instructions for these?

I'm wondering if I need to cut the Bump Stops when re-installing mine.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-21-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,612
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Vogtland springs are purple and say Vogtland on...

Vogtland springs are purple and say Vogtland on them.

Front sedan/coupe part no. is VA951061
Rear sedan/coupe part no. is VA951062

The SKU for the set is 951075.

How can you not know what...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-15-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Cool Vogtland Springs - Trim Bump Stops?

Title says it all.

I'm about to re-install my Vogtland springs, but am unsure whether the bump stops need to be trimmed.

From what I remember, there was not much travel for the strut.

My...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,192
Posted By Turd Furgasun
I have this exact problem......make sure your...

I have this exact problem......make sure your pads are properly installed. Basic, I know.

But, I have a broken clip on one of my front pads. Pad vibrates/moves and has worn irregularly.
New...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Check your lower intake boot and disa.

Check your lower intake boot and disa.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-14-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Turd Furgasun
I meant I could see a paint chip on the strut,...

I meant I could see a paint chip on the strut, from where the alignment pin used to be.

You should have the same... makes it simple.

If not, I can take a picture for you.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-12-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Turd Furgasun
I broke my pins when swapping to stock springs...

I broke my pins when swapping to stock springs for winter. You should be able to see a mark/paint chip where the pin once existed.

Now, a question for you..... when jacking up the control arm,...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-02-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Turd Furgasun
I buy all my parts form the states. ...

I buy all my parts form the states.

USPS/FedEx/UPS are all fine.... You won't pay brokerage if you opt for EXPEDITED shipping; it's included in the price, plus you get 1-2 day delivery.

50/50...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-29-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Koni Yellow Install Question

Finally swapped my springs, but now second guessing myself....

I used a jack to lift my control arm onto the strut, tightening the pinch bolt once it was fully seated and the strut began to...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-29-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Turd Furgasun
update: I had to compress the springs on the car...

update: I had to compress the springs on the car for removal.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-25-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Cool Anyone with Meyle Control Arms and/or Koni Yellows?

I'm actually trying to remove them from the car (swapping springs for winter). But there isn't enough clearance to remove the Strut body from the spindle.

I've read that the Meyle arms don't have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Turd Furgasun
he's probably right. Jack up the wheel and...

he's probably right.

Jack up the wheel and check for play / noise.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-15-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,357
Posted By Turd Furgasun
don't use the super blue... it stains your...

don't use the super blue... it stains your reservoir. Get the gold ATE.

I just flushed my system with Fuchs 5.1. But really any Dot 4/5.1 fluid will work.

The wet/dry temperature ratings of OEM...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-13-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 653
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Groaning noise while braking

I searched but couldn't find anything exactly related,

My car has developed a strange groaning noise when coming to a complete stop.... sounds like a coil spring decompressing. The noise occurs as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,481
Posted By Turd Furgasun
check the following: - Wheel bearings -...

check the following:

- Wheel bearings
- Sticking callipers.

not much else it could be... cheap parts?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-03-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,024
Posted By Turd Furgasun
Check your spring pads. I have a new...

Check your spring pads.

I have a new suspension, control arms & bushings, RTAB, sway bar endlinks, etc. The only rubber that hasn't been replaced in the car is subframe bushings and engine...
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