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Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By ABCD
Note that the owner (or strictly speaking whoever...

Note that the owner (or strictly speaking whoever is named on the Finance contract/agreement) will have to request pay out information from the finance company. You will not be able to deal directly...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By ABCD
There is one at Turramurra, on the Pac highway on...

There is one at Turramurra, on the Pac highway on southbound side, a block or 2 before the bridge over the railway line there. Probably about the same distance from North Sydney as the one in St Ives?
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By ABCD
Great info thanks. I would be keen to hear of...

Great info thanks. I would be keen to hear of recommendations to fix this particular problem on what i think is a chrome plated exhaust tailpipe. It looks as if something quite corrosive (I can't for...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By ABCD
Bit of a thread hijack but you might be...

Bit of a thread hijack but you might be interested.
I have not one but 2 of those under bonnet foam sound/heat insulation mats available from a 2003 E46 M3.
One has approx. 10cm x 10cm tear/hole...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By ABCD
Be careful how hard you push for it to be written...

Be careful how hard you push for it to be written off. With no proof that there was another party involved in the accident the insurance company might get a little suspicious.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,227
Posted By ABCD
Rare that all tyres wear at the same rate,...

Rare that all tyres wear at the same rate, especially with staggered set ups which cant be rotated front to rear to even up wear. Thus you typically only need to replace tyres in pairs, which should...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,592
Posted By ABCD
I reckon it wil be a classic. I often get pangs...

I reckon it wil be a classic. I often get pangs of regret at selling mine but I had plenty of enjoyment from it and it was time to move on.
Only about 1000 were delivered to Australia and a well...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By ABCD
I can highly recommend Matt from What Dent. Based...

I can highly recommend Matt from What Dent. Based in Hills district, I believe he now also has workshop in Castle Hill but still does the mobile service as well.
Used to work miracles on my M3 when...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,771
Posted By ABCD
Given that you have been hearing squealing sounds...

Given that you have been hearing squealing sounds maybe alternator is fine but is not charging properly as belt loose or more likely tensioner faulty?
Forum: Australia 01-20-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By ABCD
OEMs but unmarked. Expensive to replace. I have...

OEMs but unmarked. Expensive to replace. I have had a set of wheels butchered by a tyre fitter with a combination of incompetence and a I don't give a f**k attitude since you didn't buy the tyres...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By ABCD
Yes. I ended up using a shipping agent, they were...

Yes. I ended up using a shipping agent, they were called something like XSBaggage or similar. Their shipping fee was about $700 I recall but this was a few years ago when the AUD/USD rate was not as...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By ABCD
Artarmon works for me. I will give these guys a...

Artarmon works for me. I will give these guys a go. Happy to pay whatever to be honest, just want someone who will not butcher the rims with tyre levers or strip/overtighten wheels nuts. Thanks for...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By ABCD
Thanks everyone for their helpful responses. Now...

Thanks everyone for their helpful responses. Now I just need to find someone to fit the tyres who will not be upset at missing out on a profit of $500 per tyre, who leaves it to the trainee tyre...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By ABCD
Probably worth doing the belts in my opinion. My...

Probably worth doing the belts in my opinion. My drive belt gave way at relatively low kms, tore a dirty big hole in that foam insulation under the bonnet, and left me stranded/needing towing etc a...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By ABCD
AQIS = Australian Quarantine Inspection Service. ...

AQIS = Australian Quarantine Inspection Service.
I got stung by these conmen when importing personal effects into Australia a few years ago.
They are some of the middle men I was asking about in...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By ABCD
Question for Australians who have used tire rack.com

Hello I have a quick question re ordering tyres thru www.tirerack.com

Do tyres get delivered to your door, or do you have to pick up them up from (and pay) a freight handler who collects the tyres...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By ABCD
On an 11 year old BMW I would look at routine...

On an 11 year old BMW I would look at routine servicing as a means of keeping the car running well whilst you are the owner, rather than trying to preserve future resale value.
As you said your car...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By ABCD
Nothing in the Rocks that I am aware of. The...

Nothing in the Rocks that I am aware of.
The nearest DIY place I can think of to the Rocks is in a Caltex garage on Anzac Parade, just near Uni of NSW.
There is one of those Car Wash Cafes i.e. not...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By ABCD
I admire your honesty. Would be plenty of people...

I admire your honesty. Would be plenty of people who in a similar situation to yours would take one look at the damage to their own car, decide that the bloke should not have parked therein the first...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By ABCD
A few years ago BMW Sydney scratched the front...

A few years ago BMW Sydney scratched the front bumper of my car when it was in for what was its last service with them. To their credit they sorted out the repair without too much hassle. Anyway they...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By ABCD
Steer well clear. Bunch of crooks. I bought a...

Steer well clear. Bunch of crooks.
I bought a set of "new" tyres from them online and the tyres (as per the month/year of manufacture stamp on the sidewalls) were almost 3 years old. New, sure ie...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By ABCD
UPDATE: Spacesaver spare now SOLD. The...

UPDATE:

Spacesaver spare now SOLD.
The Bentley Manual is now on Ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120680941057
Forum: Australia 02-04-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By ABCD
Yep. There is a sort of spare wheel well in the...

Yep. There is a sort of spare wheel well in the M3 and you can get the spacesaver into the space under the floor panel by removing the foam storage tray/air pump etc but the floor panel rides a bit...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By ABCD
Leaving the fold

Hello to all from a long time follower and occasional contributor to this great forum. Sadly the time has come for me to part with my much loved E46 M3 - with a 2 year old and another a few months...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By ABCD
I would look into the conditions of your loan and...

I would look into the conditions of your loan and the interest rate you are paying. Typically an unsecured loan incurs a higher interest rate than that for a secured loan, in order to "compensate"...
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