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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-05-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By cbechtle
Issue solved.....

It was screwed up wheel stagger...took it back to Discount tire...they mistakenly put rear tires all around and put one of the rear wheels on the left front...

I'm an idiot for not checking their...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 11-05-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By cbechtle
Hitch for a 330ci

The site with the details of this hitch .....

DaLan - Same design as the Curt hitch.

http://www.hitch-web.com/proDescrip.asp?ProductCode=325799&OID=8#

I'm open to offers as well....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-28-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By cbechtle
Took it to the dealer today, they said.... -...

Took it to the dealer today, they said....
- The Turner pads are causing the noise....I don't believe it.
- Burned through a set of rears, bought new ones from Discount Tire. Typically good...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By cbechtle
typically, only my fat a**.... The car sits 6...

typically, only my fat a**.... The car sits 6 days a week. It was a European delivery car that has been retired to the plush life of weekend/emergency duty. I'm guessing I need to take it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By cbechtle
Thanks for the tire idea...unfortunately, sport...

Thanks for the tire idea...unfortunately, sport package eliminates rotating option and the tires are relatively new. I guess I could swap left and right temporarily to see what happens....:thanks:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By cbechtle
Pulling to right...ideas?

I have a 04 330cic...the car has about 79,000 miles on it and about a year ago, a rough sound started in the front end. It only appeared < 20 mph and was not affected by braking. The car pulled a...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 10-22-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By cbechtle
For Sale - DaLan hitch for a 2004 330cic

- Class 1, 1-1/4 inch Square Hitch Complete with Black Ballmount, Zinc Plated Pin and Clip
- Comes with All Mounting Hardware
- Durable Black EverGloss Powder Coat Finish Resists Rust and...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-21-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By cbechtle
Thanks

Now I know it is not the car or the driver, it is the crappy Conti's. Keep driving.....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-17-2004, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By cbechtle
Rear tire wear

I've a 2004 330cic with the sport pkg. 17" rims with conti contact sport tires. The rears have worn much faster than the fronts, especially the passenger side, which is almost bald. W/17k miles,...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-27-2004, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,827
Posted By cbechtle
I need a rear 8.5"

If all works out and a rear is available, I need one if the price is right. I only need one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2004, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,237
Posted By cbechtle
Fairing and carrying bikes

I have been driving with a Yakima for years. IMHO, you need the fairing. Saves on mileage, noise and it looks better. I have 2 litespeeds (road and mountain) and am installing a DaLan hitch on my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2004, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,259
Posted By cbechtle
I just got the DaLan hitch

As an avid cyclist and a BMW owner, the only way to carry a bike with a 330cic is with a trunk mounted or a hitch. Hitch saves paint on both and dosen't hurt the trunk lid. I will be installing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By cbechtle
Unhappy Creaky seat

I have a similar problem...I have a 2004 330cic with the sport pkg. When turning left or right, there is a loud creaky noise coming from the inboard seat-back/seat joint. I can even feel the...
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