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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,170
Posted By bitfi3nd
You didn't. You just demonstrated that you're a...

You didn't. You just demonstrated that you're a fool.
The fit and paint quality make the bumper cover. If a Taiwanese part is well-fitted and nicely painted, it looks just as good as a piece of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,257
Posted By bitfi3nd
I have experience with Bosch plugs insulators...

I have experience with Bosch plugs insulators cracking and causing misfires. I use NGK now. The Bosch plug cracking always seemed to happen right after a service (once as soon as I started the car)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,170
Posted By bitfi3nd
It's not an OEM bumper, is it? Save your...

It's not an OEM bumper, is it? Save your bullshit.

Enjoy your superior Deutsch plastic.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,170
Posted By bitfi3nd
Yes. I have that exact same bumper on my 99 323i....

Yes. I have that exact same bumper on my 99 323i. Fits like stock after adjusting it.

Looks great, too. Don't listen to the naysayers. It's nicely molded and fits great. It's a piece of plastic.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By bitfi3nd
Power steering belt is the serpentine belt, and...

Power steering belt is the serpentine belt, and it runs the water pump and the alternator too. But, I'll bet (one of) his belt(s) has started to grenade, and the "rope" he found is part of it.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,573
Posted By bitfi3nd
Maybe. But what is the car worth to you? ...

Maybe. But what is the car worth to you?


Only do real mods if you intend to keep the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,035
Posted By bitfi3nd
The compression numbers are a LIE. You have...

The compression numbers are a LIE.
You have done well so far looking for an honest local mech.. To do the jobs you are talking about is not a skill-required task. Think about doing it yourself, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,758
Posted By bitfi3nd
'Tis bullshit. Change your filter and fluid. If...

'Tis bullshit. Change your filter and fluid. If you are clean and careful your trans will be (better than) fine.
Changed mine four times over the course of 11 years, and still going strong.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,852
Posted By bitfi3nd
If you like the dead feel of the stock system, do...

If you like the dead feel of the stock system, do not install poly bushings.
I hated how disconnected I felt from the road when I bought my car. (New, in '99)
It puts a teeny amount of road feel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,185
Posted By bitfi3nd
All I have to say is GET A LAWYER. It's going...

All I have to say is GET A LAWYER.
It's going to be expensive. It's going to suck. But guess what? Now you know. If you allow dumbasses in your car, and they do dumbass things, you will be the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By bitfi3nd
I have a 2002 coupe seal I'm putting in a 99...

I have a 2002 coupe seal I'm putting in a 99 sedan. I'll let you know how it goes. Looks identical to me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,914
Posted By bitfi3nd
May your days be short, terrible, and filled with...

May your days be short, terrible, and filled with woe.http://waiversharks.com/files/2009/01/canada-milk-comes-in-bags.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By bitfi3nd
Bump in case somebody who can answer missed this.

Bump in case somebody who can answer missed this.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-20-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 17,077
Posted By bitfi3nd
I'm a Watchmaker now. (It's quiet, interesting,...

I'm a Watchmaker now. (It's quiet, interesting, and peaceful.) Wife is Consular Officer for foreign .gov.
Earnings: It's rude to ask, and boorish to tell. (Sorry guys, but it's true.) I will say we...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By bitfi3nd
OK, so the flash went well after the reset. So...

OK, so the flash went well after the reset. So far, I am enjoying moderately better highway mileage, but the (surprisingly noticeable) extra kick has exposed a vibration/shudder problem. (It existed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,914
Posted By bitfi3nd
LSD maaaan. It's like the road is melting...

LSD maaaan. It's like the road is melting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By bitfi3nd
Battery. The e46 will run fine until the batt...

Battery. The e46 will run fine until the batt goes beyond a certain point. Check that first.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By bitfi3nd
Also forgot to mention, my suspension is shot. I...

Also forgot to mention, my suspension is shot. I have new Rogue rear mounts, new front mounts, new sway bushings front and rear, links, M3 RTABs and FK Silverline SS non-adjustable coilovers ready to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By bitfi3nd
Checked that. It happens when it's off too.

Checked that. It happens when it's off too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By bitfi3nd
Sorry to hear it, but get used to it. I've...

Sorry to hear it, but get used to it. I've replaced tons of them in mine over 11 years. I now buy cheap aftermarket regulators, since the stock ones suck so bad I may as well save some money.

The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By bitfi3nd
Strange shudder during hard acceleration.

I can feel it a little bit, but I really noticed it (very audible) when I rolled the windows down. (Normally just have the AC cranked.)

Kind of sounds like vvvvvvvvvvvv- but still pulls hard. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 555,121
Posted By bitfi3nd
I bought aftermarket intake and exhaust cam...

I bought aftermarket intake and exhaust cam sensors last month. I replaced them with BMW today. Lesson learned.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,914
Posted By bitfi3nd
LSD made my car really fun. It changes...

LSD made my car really fun.
It changes everything about it. It makes going 25mph feel like 160, and the colors are amazing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By bitfi3nd
Your ECM? Not battery,huh?

Your ECM? Not battery,huh?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By bitfi3nd
They never taught you what was real, did they? ...

They never taught you what was real, did they?

Iron and coke. Chromium steel. And you're living there in Allentown.
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