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Forum: General Off-Topic Today, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By mickey513
Just shows how much we still love our e46. ;) ...

Just shows how much we still love our e46. ;)

Anyway, just thought about asking here since the majority of e46 would be older by now and turbinoplasty appears to be common for non children...
Forum: General Off-Topic Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By mickey513
Thanks a lot for sharing your experience. My kid...

Thanks a lot for sharing your experience. My kid is actually getting T&A out but the ENT wanted to do the turbinates at the same time since it was large also. Yes, the ENT told me it takes like 10...
Forum: General Off-Topic Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By mickey513
Nasal Turbinate (Turbinoplasty) procedure?

Anyone get this or know anyone that has gotten a Turbinoplasty procedure (Nasal Turbinates shrinking) done for large turbinates blocking the airway in the nose? My kid's ENT has recommended the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By mickey513
Your problem is your using URO parts. URO =...

Your problem is your using URO parts. URO = GARBAGE


Either stick with OEM or Siemens/VDO Window Regulators (Made in Taiwan).
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,126
Posted By mickey513
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7Tc-YkJRxk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7Tc-YkJRxk
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,872
Posted By mickey513
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,001
Posted By mickey513
Walmart isn't really cheaper if you factor in...

Walmart isn't really cheaper if you factor in having to drive to Walmart to pick it up. With Amazon, the stuff is shipped to your door. Factor in that most Walmarts are located in suburbs,...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By mickey513
Firestone = garbage. I bought one of those...

Firestone = garbage.

I bought one of those lifetime alignment years ago and find the majority of the Firestone technicians DID NOT know how to properly align a e46.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,415
Posted By mickey513
BMW Motor Oil 5w-30 LL-01 meets ACEA A3/B3...

BMW Motor Oil 5w-30 LL-01 meets ACEA A3/B3 requirements for long life interval. Mobil 1 5w-30 does not. Never used 0w-40 so can't say about that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,837
Posted By mickey513
BMWs do not hold their value very well....

BMWs do not hold their value very well....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By mickey513
It was replaced. No mechanic is going to put...

It was replaced.

No mechanic is going to put sealant in that area without removing the pan.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,378
Posted By mickey513
Misleading what you wrote ... you probably got...

Misleading what you wrote ... you probably got more then 25 for that repair "job".

Everyone in the industry knows techs love dealership work. Say you spent 30 minutes to change the brake and...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By mickey513
Alignment - Front tires left to right?

Develop a slight pull to the right after getting a alignment. Tires are Falken FK-453. Shop said it's the front tires but when I ask them to swap left to right to see if it pulls the other side...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,378
Posted By mickey513
It's the dealership, so those prices are common. ...

It's the dealership, so those prices are common. I suspect the labor rate is around $200 a hour just by looking at those prices.

Anyway, you don't have to get it repair there. Now that you got...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By mickey513
The ZF Fluid from ZF will be pretty much be as...

The ZF Fluid from ZF will be pretty much be as close to OEM if not the OEM fluid itself. It use to be call Esso LT71141.

From experience on this board and other BMW board, use ONLY OEM filter,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-12-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11,979
Views: 2,140,046
Posted By mickey513
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By mickey513
Get the ones made by INA, made in Germany and 1/2...

Get the ones made by INA, made in Germany and 1/2 the price of the OEM ones. I suspect they may be OEM because the original ones pulled from my car look exactly liked the one made by INA. I went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,666
Posted By mickey513
Replaced the ones on mines not that long ago. ...

Replaced the ones on mines not that long ago.

Ten plus years and 90k+ miles and it still look good when pulled out. Replaced it with another OEM water pump. With the exception of of Meyle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By mickey513
Pretty sure there are many of us here who are...

Pretty sure there are many of us here who are still on their original fuel pump with no problems.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,630
Posted By mickey513
The inserts are still available from the dealer...

The inserts are still available from the dealer but cost a lot more. I picked up the Driver and Passenger insert a month back, they were $8.XX whole sale a piece or $11.XX a piece retail.

They NO...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-06-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By mickey513
From owning a e46 for over a decade, I can tell...

From owning a e46 for over a decade, I can tell you from experience the majority of alignment techs do not know how to properly align a BMW. They align my Japanese cars fine but when it comes to my...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-03-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By mickey513
I am about to finish up a set of Sumitomo HTR Z...

I am about to finish up a set of Sumitomo HTR Z III on my e46. Excellent tires! Grip on dry and wet was excellent and surprisingly the tire was quiet too. The price was a plus and the tires were...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-23-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By mickey513
Thanks guys for the help!

Thanks guys for the help!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-21-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By mickey513
General G-MAX AS-03

Anyone have any experience with these? Seems like a pretty decent UHP tire and price is ok. However, the one thing that always seem to pop up on the complaint side is that they tend to be noisy?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By mickey513
The OP lives in Northern CA, labor rate here are...

The OP lives in Northern CA, labor rate here are two to three times more then some other states. Looking at the damage, I am SURE the reason it got total was because of the labor and repair rate...
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