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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 04-29-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By Safar
Everyone here is giving sound advice, and I'm not...

Everyone here is giving sound advice, and I'm not trying to influence your decision, but here's a real-world report for you to help you consider: first thing I did was have the TMS subframe...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-21-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,989
Posted By Safar
Wow, this thread still going on huh? ;-) It...

Wow, this thread still going on huh? ;-)

It got me itching again... but then I realise I've just crossed the 200k km mark and I'm still loving this car. 60k km with a supercharger and not a single...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-21-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 32,038
Posted By Safar
Wow, I had almost given up on this :p Keep...

Wow, I had almost given up on this :p

Keep us posted =)
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-20-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 86,200
Posted By Safar
4.10 diff? It'll be a rocket! The speed at which...

4.10 diff? It'll be a rocket! The speed at which it will go through gears will make you thankful it's an auto ;-)

But it's an interesting thought... given the good low end of the turbo, I'd say a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,869
Posted By Safar
Just out of curiosity, would you be able to run a...

Just out of curiosity, would you be able to run a car on LPG with boost?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-31-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Safar
Ok, thanks for the tips, I'll give vise grips...

Ok, thanks for the tips, I'll give vise grips another try then... and pray it works ;-)
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-30-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Safar
I did use a flare wrench, didn't help.

I did use a flare wrench, didn't help.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-30-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Safar
Stripped 11mm hard line nut!

While replacing my brake lines with TMS ss braided lines, I managed to get only three off. After 1,5 hours of carefully trying, I ended up stripping the 11mm nut on the hard line (rear right). I left...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By Safar
Why, if I may ask? I have RSM's, RTAB's, tranny...

Why, if I may ask?
I have RSM's, RTAB's, tranny mounts and an SSK from RE, and I'm perfectly happy with them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Safar
8 days is indeed nothing. Over the last two years...

8 days is indeed nothing. Over the last two years I went on numerous 1 or 2 week business trips during which my car was left untouched. No problems at all, I didn't do anything special. E-brake was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Safar
I've always wondered, does the factory parking...

I've always wondered, does the factory parking brake still work with the larger diameter rear rotors?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,389
Posted By Safar
Well, good point, it's always better to cover the...

Well, good point, it's always better to cover the wells. But it's not the end of the world dropping one of those things into the spark plug well, you can probably easily get it out with one of those...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,389
Posted By Safar
Yes, the rubber grommets are under the 15 bolts...

Yes, the rubber grommets are under the 15 bolts indeed. I can't really see the problem here, if you remove all the bolts and take the grommets off either with the bolt or immediately after, there's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,259
Posted By Safar
I have them on my car. They're fine, but I can't...

I have them on my car. They're fine, but I can't say they're any better or worse than stock. I've installed them at the same time with Hawk HPS pads front and back, and basically the performance is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 33,084
Posted By Safar
I've completed the install over the weekend and...

I've completed the install over the weekend and made a few videos to entertain you.

First of all, as I installed Raj's upgraded VANOS seals about a year ago, here's a short vid to show the piston...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,807
Posted By Safar
Unbelievable. Guys you spend hundreds of dollars...

Unbelievable. Guys you spend hundreds of dollars on bumpers and thousands on wheels. $60 for a product that permanently fixes a design flaw that BMW has denied even existed for a very long time, and...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 02-22-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By Safar
Have had it for about a year now, probably 15,000...

Have had it for about a year now, probably 15,000 miles on it. I drive it every day, and not a single problem with it.

Well, apart from the constant urge at the lights to keep up with M3's, CLK...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-22-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 32,038
Posted By Safar
I'm happy to see you're still working on this! ...

I'm happy to see you're still working on this!

I already spent my brake upgrade budget on suspension in the meantime, but I'll still buy one or two pairs off you when you get this done, just in...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-09-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,088
Posted By Safar
Methinks this is part of the problem...

Methinks this is part of the problem...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-27-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By Safar
Black is just a coating that will get scraped off...

Black is just a coating that will get scraped off by the pads/calipers almost immediately, leaving all the untouched areas (hub, grooves) nicely protected from rust. The rotor surface will look like...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-27-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,301
Posted By Safar
Don't worry about height with this kit... when I...

Don't worry about height with this kit... when I initially installed the kit, it was not nearly on it's highest setting but I had a 3" wheel gap. I'll try to post up a picture I took as it was really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
Posted By Safar
Buy the M5, detail it inside and out, and find a...

Buy the M5, detail it inside and out, and find a way to park it somewhere in your living room. Think about it, $4k for a (functional) piece of art is not a bad deal!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-26-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,301
Posted By Safar
Good point, to be fair I did realise this during...

Good point, to be fair I did realise this during the final round... because of the issues with the spacer and incorrect height, it was the fourth time already and tbh I was fed up and didn't feel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,524
Posted By Safar
Ding ding ding ding! We have a winner.

Ding ding ding ding! We have a winner.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-26-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,465
Posted By Safar
This man speaks the truth. If I were you I'd be...

This man speaks the truth.
If I were you I'd be worried if the driver side sits lower than normal, but the passenger side should be a little lower (empty car) by design.
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