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Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-09-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By JonnyB
These are FOR SALE now, although they won't be...

These are FOR SALE now, although they won't be available until Jan 20.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-09-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By JonnyB
Gunmetal 18 x 9.5 VMR CSL Reps (2) for sale *SOLD*

THESE ARE IN PENDING TRADE STATUS RIGHT NOW


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I am going to a Non-Staggered setup and will be offering the rears for sale. I am selling these as I already have 4 track rims in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 17,729
Posted By JonnyB
doesn't the gas cap fire off a CEL as well?

doesn't the gas cap fire off a CEL as well?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,456
Posted By JonnyB
I use OEM Zimmerman discs and Pagid Red pads from...

I use OEM Zimmerman discs and Pagid Red pads from Bavauto and the latest set have seen 6+ track days since late 2008 at Thunderhill with no problems.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 17,729
Posted By JonnyB
it's very nice to see these E46's ending up with...

it's very nice to see these E46's ending up with happy 2nd/3rd/+ owners that will take care of them for many years! They are really the last DIY BMW so enjoy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,318
Posted By JonnyB
The 2002 330i I bought in 2005 now has 120,000...

The 2002 330i I bought in 2005 now has 120,000 Miles or 193,000 Kilometers on it. Never had any major problems and I've only had one window regulator go out in the 75k miles I've put on it and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,874
Posted By JonnyB
Yep the suspension will all need to be refreshed...

Yep the suspension will all need to be refreshed and I'd also guess that by now even the Steering Wheel and Seats may be thrashed. The steering wheel can be found new for $450 or so and I bet...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By JonnyB
Even though it looks like something is damaged...

Even though it looks like something is damaged with the wire in your picture, did you try swapping the bulbs as well? Sometimes it's just the bulb.

I've actually gotten the tail light warning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By JonnyB
yeah, fiddle with it a bit. I will say that...

yeah, fiddle with it a bit. I will say that these things are well worth the money. I am still on a set I installed back in 2008 and they still work like new, I have no idea why.

My car has a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,800
Posted By JonnyB
I used the SEM trim paint on the top trim pieces,...

I used the SEM trim paint on the top trim pieces, but for the bottoms I just ordered the cheaper rubber trim pieces from Pelican (and Roseville BMW since 2 of the pieces from Pelican were tweaked)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,770
Posted By JonnyB
you have to look from below the car

you have to look from below the car
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,770
Posted By JonnyB
Jake we have the same car are you sure that the...

Jake we have the same car are you sure that the air port isn't there on the driver side bracket?

19 Bracket, air duct, left - M - 1 51717894721


Did you replace these brackets prior or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By JonnyB
I second the SEM trim paint. Great stuff. I...

I second the SEM trim paint. Great stuff. I used self etching primer first after a light sanding. I also didn't bother painting the chrome strips on the doors since I couldn't get them off...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By JonnyB
install is only a pain when it comes to using the...

install is only a pain when it comes to using the correct size gear puller to get the wipers off and then aligning them properly on the re-install.
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-02-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JonnyB
the old agent 18 for the original iphone I could...

the old agent 18 for the original iphone I could quickly take the bottom half off and slip the phone into the proclip, the 3G agent 18 is different and you have to "split" it at the corner to take...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-01-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JonnyB
it's well designed and a snug fit albeit a bit...

it's well designed and a snug fit albeit a bit pricey, however I have to take the case off of my iphone to fit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By JonnyB
torn intake boot for sure, it makes a weird...

torn intake boot for sure, it makes a weird whistling noise

they are rubber and split right around 5-7 years, I think the part is $45 or something.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By JonnyB
I literally thought it was electrical, it doesn't...

I literally thought it was electrical, it doesn't sound like an air leak or sucking sound at all. YMMV
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By JonnyB
check for TORN INTAKE BOOT, it's between the MAF...

check for TORN INTAKE BOOT, it's between the MAF sensor and manifold.

it's makes a whining, seemingly almost electrically generated, noise.......drove me crazy for months before it finally threw a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,749
Posted By JonnyB
that's what I was saying

that's what I was saying
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By JonnyB
I am guessing they prob did the fronts around 50k...

I am guessing they prob did the fronts around 50k prob before you bought it. The rear rotors, at least mine lasted till past 80k. Whatever new dealer you went to prob didn't want to cover the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,749
Posted By JonnyB
1. the folks on E46fan or Bimmerfest.com...

1. the folks on E46fan or Bimmerfest.com represent (I am guessing) "MAYBE" 5% of BMW owners in the US, we are enthusiasts. Your average yuppie dipshyte badge ho doesn't think like us.

2. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,749
Posted By JonnyB
and if you think about why they don't it's almost...

and if you think about why they don't it's almost an answer to our question about whether or not US Americans want badges or want a badge that will shout to their neighbor "I MAKE MORE MONEY THAN...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,749
Posted By JonnyB
US Americans are obsessed with macho posturing,...

US Americans are obsessed with macho posturing, bling and drag racing FTMP. The Euro's appreciate cornering and handling more.

Go watch the dudes drive the tour vans on the Ring while using one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,702
Posted By JonnyB
I swapped to a eurotray 1. have 5 speed,...

I swapped to a eurotray

1. have 5 speed, anything in there was sort of in the way anyway and with 2 bottles in there you couldn't lower the armrest
2. bottled water is in my manpurse anyway
3....
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