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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,722
Posted By steifan
Thanks, this helped fix my similar problem! ...

Thanks, this helped fix my similar problem!

The relay on my euro 323Ci '00 (built 11/99 in Regensburg) was a Siemens and you could even release the moving part in the relay as pictured below:...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-27-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By steifan
I ran 245/40 as rear tires on 8x17" wheels and...

I ran 245/40 as rear tires on 8x17" wheels and that worked good. But that was still acceptable by the manufacturer (maximum recommended tire width to wheel width).

It looked pretty good as well, a...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By steifan
17" M Contour from M3 E36 is pretty cool on E46,...

17" M Contour from M3 E36 is pretty cool on E46, but I know many don't agree :P


I'm running two sets on my 323Ci, here the 7,5 & 8,5" wide M Contour IIs:...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By steifan
Yes I believe I did that. Or maybe I even...

Yes I believe I did that. Or maybe I even over-torqued them a bit to ~40Nm (because I didn't have a torque wrench for smaller amounts of torque). :loco:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,305
Posted By steifan
Check what your car was equipped with with your...

Check what your car was equipped with with your last 7 numbers from the car's VIN-code. For example: http://bmwfans.info/vin/

Not very useful link, try this...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By steifan
I've reused my new nuts (haha) a couple of times...

I've reused my new nuts (haha) a couple of times (3-4 probably) without noticing any looseness or any other "problem". Maybe adding a bit of thread lock is a good idea if you are uncertain.

I'm...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-04-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By steifan
I believe Ultra Racing also offers more "unique"...

I believe Ultra Racing also offers more "unique" braces to the front end and also some kind of adjustable brace to fit inside on the floor in front of the rear seat of ci's (maybe sold to fit M3's)....
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By steifan
I use reinforcement plates & M3 strut bar/brace....

I use reinforcement plates & M3 strut bar/brace. The nuts for the brackets on either side of the strut towers looks like this:
http://www.pbase.com/dandoun/image/141702423/original.jpg
(right side)...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-09-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By steifan
The shocks and struts are shorter ;) But for...

The shocks and struts are shorter ;) But for example Koni uses the same length dampers as stock (Koni Sport, Koni STR.T etc) and they are still supposed to last with lowering springs. I'm guessing...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-09-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By steifan
The 226A-sport shocks for early coupés doesn't...

The 226A-sport shocks for early coupés doesn't seem to be any shorter.

Here's a Bilstein B8 (shortened) rear shock (from a Bilstein/Eibach B12/Pro-kit-kit) with a stock sport shock:...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-07-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,930
Posted By steifan
Looks good! :thumbup:

Looks good! :thumbup:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-12-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,930
Posted By steifan
Yeah that's pretty much what I wanted too because...

Yeah that's pretty much what I wanted too because driving in winter in the not most southern part of Sweden requires at least some ride height.
Especially when foolin' around on frozen lakes.. (...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-09-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,930
Posted By steifan
Eibach/Bilstein Pro-kit/B12 lowered my coupé with...

Eibach/Bilstein Pro-kit/B12 lowered my coupé with sports suspension (~S226) about what was specified but the rear sits pretty much like before (the oe rear springs were pretty new).

Before:...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-09-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,441
Posted By steifan
But there is no shortened version of the Koni...

But there is no shortened version of the Koni struts and shocks like "the other well known brand from Europe" has ?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-02-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By steifan
I'm running a M3 strut brace on my 323Ci.. so I...

I'm running a M3 strut brace on my 323Ci.. so I don't think there should be any problems.

http://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/14/13540/13540-f2f2ff0f8a7fc70841cc5b71026fc316.jpg
Forum: The Showroom 08-02-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,537
Posted By steifan
OK! I'm guessing that entire swap of "everything"...

OK! I'm guessing that entire swap of "everything" was necessary to make that happen?

Only read about some E36s' tourings with M3 (E36) drivetrain here in Sweden but don't I've ever seen anything...
Forum: The Showroom 08-01-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,537
Posted By steifan
Nice! :) :thumbsup: Is the car "officially"...

Nice! :) :thumbsup:

Is the car "officially" road legal after that build? :yikes:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-23-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By steifan
Cheapest reinforcement? ...

Cheapest reinforcement?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQSu0vp4bw8

:woot:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-20-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By steifan
A little rear shock comparison @ 108 000 miles: ...

A little rear shock comparison @ 108 000 miles:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO_16IJRv4k
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-20-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,868
Posted By steifan
I did a replacement from oem to Bilstein B8...

I did a replacement from oem to Bilstein B8 Sprint (/maybe Sport in NA) and it looked precisely like the previous picture.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-14-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By steifan
From the thread posted above: :woot:

From the thread posted above:



:woot:
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-09-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By steifan
Yeah that's what I wrote. But the "Xi1" kind of...

Yeah that's what I wrote. But the "Xi1" kind of wasn't ;)
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-09-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By steifan
The motor press here in Europe claims that tires...

The motor press here in Europe claims that tires are constantly improved and that is why results often differ a bit from year to year in tire tests, like studded tires for instance.

But it if...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-08-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By steifan
The biggest concern with "old new" tires is...

The biggest concern with "old new" tires is probably the lack of up-to-date-technology compared to a new new tire. :blah:
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-07-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,300
Posted By steifan
A little late maybe but I picked up a set of M...

A little late maybe but I picked up a set of M Contour IIs for my '00 323Ci for use as summer wheels. Now I'm running contours all seasons :loco:

Heres some pics if anyone is searching: ...
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