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Forum: General Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,273
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
All of them.. That stone will be in the hands of...

All of them.. That stone will be in the hands of a jeweler within a day or so of receipt.

A real synthetic is a real diamond, and MANY of the < 1/2 carat stones on the market are man-made these...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Anti seize is not normally recommended on lug...

Anti seize is not normally recommended on lug nuts. It messes with the torque setting. I've seen several wheels
come off at the track when its used plus it gets on everything. If you insist on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
+1 I'd love to have those wheels totally stock..

+1 I'd love to have those wheels totally stock..
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-02-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,410
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I got a police escort out of Compton one night,,...

I got a police escort out of Compton one night,, got off the wrong exit.. COP saw me and pulled me over,
"Son,,,, your a little pale to be in this neighborhood after midnight driving a Caddilac.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,835
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I get what your saying,, Mine has the...

I get what your saying,,
Mine has the ZSP,ZPP,ZCW when you run the vin... so yes your right there..
I also have the 6spd trans and 3.07 gears. I have the factory HID headlights.
and the Aero...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,835
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
:D Anybody who accuses a 330xi of having soft...

:D Anybody who accuses a 330xi of having soft suspension hasn't driven the mtech version, mine rides stiff and has pretty much zero roll.
I have the sport interior, + the factory lower suspension...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
When I bought ours, I test drove several ,, we...

When I bought ours, I test drove several ,, we came to the decision that manual trans or nothing and once we drove our 330Xi the choice was made..
I've driven faster cars but not much maintains the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-11-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 6,895
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I've worked on built and tuned race cars for most...

I've worked on built and tuned race cars for most of my life Built my first sprint in High school with my autoshop teacher about 35 years ago..

1. Haven't driven a 900+ HP outlaw sprint car? Then...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 4,981
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
the 914-6 was killed because with an equal motor...

the 914-6 was killed because with an equal motor it was faster than the 911's BUT it was a bastard to work on just like the boxter.

I had a 69 911 with a 2.0 6. One of its best maintenance...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
OP just learned a valuable lesson,, trusted...

OP just learned a valuable lesson,, trusted mechanic is equivalent to a girl who is almost a virgin...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Good friend of mine and his passenger died from...

Good friend of mine and his passenger died from head injuries when he was crossing a side hill at about 5 mph and rolled 3 times down the hill.
Non padded roll bar in a jeep.

Another friend had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
From Wikipedia... Hella is one of the top 50...

From Wikipedia...
Hella is one of the top 50 global automotive suppliers and belongs to the 100 largest industrial companies in Germany. Worldwide, 25,000 people are employed in more than 70...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 07-19-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,841
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I expect there are more than one vendor for the...

I expect there are more than one vendor for the inflators, they probably inspect all of them and replace the takata parts..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Among my other vices I work on various...

Among my other vices I work on various offroad/rallye vehicles, few years ago I researched the hell out of lighting in the front to figure out what I could do that would not run me in to trouble....
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-11-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9,299
Views: 881,994
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Hypermotard=wicked caster so its twitchy in a...

Hypermotard=wicked caster so its twitchy in a straight line and at low speeds.
Its designed to ride sideways.. IE sliding on dirt covered pavement and through twistys with quick counter steer.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Average car has over 30 locations and they are...

Average car has over 30 locations and they are not all the same.. Some are only legible with magnaflux as they are painted over.

Sometimes BMW dealers in the US slide a flat black card over the...
Forum: Political Talk 07-10-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 24,513
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Show the graph for the last 1200+ years from the...

Show the graph for the last 1200+ years from the glacial gas recovery... its not even a blip compared to where its been..

"Observational" Science only works with multiple matching observations of...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-21-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,229
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I like the high heat POR gloss black..

I like the high heat POR gloss black..
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
17's have way better tire selection than the 16's

17's have way better tire selection than the 16's
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,157
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
In the TV news interview, they mention the kid is...

In the TV news interview, they mention the kid is Autistic,
and the cat seems to help him socialize.

Not a cat fancier,, but this one kind of impresses me..
If you slow the vid way down, the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,892
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Natasha,, the only way they can come up with...

Natasha,, the only way they can come up with diabolical plan for moose and squirrel.. (Bulwinkle cartoon reference for the cartoon challenged..) LOL
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 5,893
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
So painting with a brush of wide assumptions and...

So painting with a brush of wide assumptions and generalities .. ;) and really in the spirit of "what if"

If you believe man is one of the mammals on this planet and other than a
loosely self...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-14-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 33,384
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Its interesting because basically the oil pump...

Its interesting because basically the oil pump design is very similar to a dry sump pump ,, just wedged inside the motor.
What I wonder is if the harmonics get the chain flapping, then you pull a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Never looked, but where is the pipe of the...

Never looked, but where is the pipe of the charcoal canister purge valve? Is it back there like the E36?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Crud I thought I was looking at the oil pan,,...

Crud I thought I was looking at the oil pan,, your right! It could be the sunroof drain tubes, they can get plugged and don't they drain out the rear pillar.
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