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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,444
Posted By alpine003
I'm glad it worked out for you but I don't think...

I'm glad it worked out for you but I don't think the viscosity characteristics of Valvoline plays well with higher mileage trannys and cold weather. By cold weather, I mean below freezing. My car ran...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,444
Posted By alpine003
Chicke, any updates?

Chicke, any updates?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By alpine003
Fwiw, PA Scanner also lets you program your own...

Fwiw, PA Scanner also lets you program your own passkey. This is what I did to a more easy to remember one in case I get in the same situation in the future.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By alpine003
Dunno if they raised their prices from just a...

Dunno if they raised their prices from just a couple weeks ago but I confirmed over the phone that the mirror repairs are now $97. Just an FYI...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,489
Posted By alpine003
Back seats do not have to come out but yes...

Back seats do not have to come out but yes removing everything else back there is a pain in the arse. If you do remove the rear trim, that would be a great time to replace your rear shocks as you...
Forum: The Showroom 04-03-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Well damn if you're a fuddy-duddy, I hate to...

Well damn if you're a fuddy-duddy, I hate to think what I am considered as I have 17" wheels w/mud flaps / and the roof racks to boot. :D

I actually ended up custom making my own mud flaps that...
Forum: The Showroom 03-16-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,469
Posted By alpine003
Tape player and car phone FTW! My '99 had...

Tape player and car phone FTW!

My '99 had the same setup with NAV disc that was severely outdated. ;)

Very nice Alpina!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-16-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,489
Posted By alpine003
I have hk and 6x9s in the rear. FWIW, I had e36...

I have hk and 6x9s in the rear. FWIW, I had e36 m3 in the past with HK audio and the e46 version is way better in sound quality. I'll have to check again but I thought the last time I had the rear...
Forum: The Showroom 03-15-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
You guys are definitely maxing out these wheel...

You guys are definitely maxing out these wheel wells. I can appreciate the style points but for most, your speed and braking will suffer.
Regardless, I don't think anyone would've even thought to do...
Forum: The Showroom 02-26-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
I agree. I'm running Conti DWS now which is very...

I agree. I'm running Conti DWS now which is very similiar to the ASX with better sidewall support.

Thanks but I have a set of custom aluminum crossbars that I can take off or put on in less than...
Forum: The Showroom 02-26-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Gotcha, for me the Euro Ceramics had slightly...

Gotcha, for me the Euro Ceramics had slightly less bite than the OEM Textars in my experience and braking was pretty much on par with the Textars with the exception of the slightly cold initial bite....
Forum: The Showroom 02-26-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Interesting. Did you have the Akebono Ceramics or...

Interesting. Did you have the Akebono Ceramics or regular? Akebono makes a good portion of the OEM brakes out there so really surprised you had that experience. What was horrible about them?

17's...
Forum: The Showroom 02-26-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
I've run both Ceramic and HPS. Surprised that the...

I've run both Ceramic and HPS. Surprised that the Ceramic produces more dust which is counter intuitive to the naming used on it. Stopping power wasn't too different between the two on the streets....
Forum: The Showroom 02-25-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
What pads were you using?

What pads were you using?
Forum: The Showroom 02-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Thanks JonathanL for that article. Are you a part...

Thanks JonathanL for that article. Are you a part of the staff at European Car?

Regarding the software, I was a bit surprised by the numbers but can you tell me if it gained more hp under the...
Forum: The Showroom 02-19-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Haven't had a chance to take any pics yet since...

Haven't had a chance to take any pics yet since I've had my winter setup(stock sport package wheels) one. Once the snow goes away and I put back my RGR's, I'll snap some pics.
Forum: The Showroom 02-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
LOL, you got a "few" years on me. ;) I went with...

LOL, you got a "few" years on me. ;) I went with 17x8 with 40 offset. I'll probably get 5-7mm wheel spacers to bring them down to 35mm which I think is a good compromise between flush and rubbing. I...
Forum: The Showroom 02-19-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Do yourself a favor and ditch the ZHP...

Do yourself a favor and ditch the ZHP wheels(unless you wanna stay OEM style) as they are heavy and definitely affect performance.

I know a lot of the younger guys like to slam these things and...
Forum: The Showroom 02-12-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Dunno, my touring came with the Sport Package and...

Dunno, my touring came with the Sport Package and I went to coilovers and then to the ZHP springs. Height wise, the ZHP seems just barely lower than the Sport Package Touring springs. I would say...
Forum: The Showroom 02-12-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Very clean wagon. I agree with the OEM sport...

Very clean wagon. I agree with the OEM sport package being great for a daily driver. I just wanted to lower the front a bit to even things out and got the lowering spring perches for the front and...
Forum: The Showroom 01-07-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,517
Posted By alpine003
x2. Congrats Stu

x2. Congrats Stu
Forum: Complete Cars 01-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,901
Posted By alpine003
This is one of the most desireable optioned...

This is one of the most desireable optioned tourings IMHO for a driving enthusiast. I personally like the no-sunroof as I haven't opened mine too often. Very tasteful and GLWS.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-11-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By alpine003
You weren't looking hard enough. If you put in...

You weren't looking hard enough. If you put in wagon, it will bring you back H&R part # 29419 which are the wagon specific springs.

I'm on my 4th suspension setup. The pic is when I had FK...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-10-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By alpine003
Unless being "slammed" is your priority, I would...

Unless being "slammed" is your priority, I would say neither. I would get H&R wagon specific springs. They are designed with the added weight of the wagon in mind. Pick Koni Yellows if you need...
Forum: The Showroom 11-14-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 736,355
Posted By alpine003
Is this highway/city/ or combined and is that on...

Is this highway/city/ or combined and is that on original engine?
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