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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Haha seriously. I did my dues in a Geo Prism,...

Haha seriously. I did my dues in a Geo Prism, which is just a rebranded Toyota Corolla. Even said Toyota under all the parts and on the engine.

I figured if I'm going to drive a beater car, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Well when you say it like that...

Well when you say it like that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Nah the E46 is my behbeh. That was just a...

Nah the E46 is my behbeh. That was just a temporary situation. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Actually this ones all original somehow. Owned by...

Actually this ones all original somehow. Owned by the same guy in Michagin till now. All the little gizmos work even. For a 1995 its got more "features" than my E46 does haha. That and I'm fairly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Short answer: I'm a BMW snob now. :facepalm:

Short answer: I'm a BMW snob now. :facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
Actually its averaging less at the moment than my...

Actually its averaging less at the moment than my 325i... 31mpg average for the E46, 27 for the E36. I have a feeling its the ancient O2 sensor though, easy fix.

I love how similar the E36's are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By AlphaVortex
New commuter to replace the E46

So I got sick of putting roughly 20k miles a year on the E46, so I bought me an E36 318ti! :craig::craig::craig:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/picture.php?albumid=2091&pictureid=12130
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-26-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By AlphaVortex
Good luck dude, thats my single greatest fear...

Good luck dude, thats my single greatest fear when working on the internals of the engine... I'm so stinking clumsy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By AlphaVortex
Guess what the one thing I forgot when doing mine...

Guess what the one thing I forgot when doing mine was? :facepalm:
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-26-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By AlphaVortex
Hey I don't know if you are still looking for...

Hey I don't know if you are still looking for these, but a guy up here in the Salt Lake Valley has a set of the rims you want for $300. I have no idea if he'll ship or anything, but it seems like a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 109,566
Posted By AlphaVortex
Yep. If the engine is sludged up, it is a VERY...

Yep. If the engine is sludged up, it is a VERY bad idea. If you are determined to do it, please do a valve cover gasket and vanos job first.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-22-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By AlphaVortex
If only you were closer I'd trade you in a...

If only you were closer I'd trade you in a HEARTBEAT. Note that mine are a bit scuffed up as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,509
Posted By AlphaVortex
I regret my purchase of the R1 Concepts rotors I...

I regret my purchase of the R1 Concepts rotors I bought what... a year and a half ago maybe? They are the noisiest pieces of junk rotors ever, and they are getting more and more warped. They make all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By AlphaVortex
Trust me, don't bother with Carfax... it failed...

Trust me, don't bother with Carfax... it failed to show two further accidents after an initial one that resulted in FRAME DAMAGE on my car... Carfax is GARBAGE.

Plus, no Carfax requests here! They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,251
Posted By AlphaVortex
Hey man, I was only trying to give him credit for...

Hey man, I was only trying to give him credit for the nice write up... :facepalm:

But alas, I think Neil has swayed me again. Plastic Dye or Paint is what I'll end up using I suppose. If all else...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By AlphaVortex
The only ramps I know of that will offer low...

The only ramps I know of that will offer low enough clearance to get an E46 onto are the 35$ Rhino Ramps they sell at most Checker or Autozones (or most likely any auto parts chain like that around...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By AlphaVortex
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By AlphaVortex
For your benefit I hope you forgot the /s tag at...

For your benefit I hope you forgot the /s tag at the end... :rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,614
Posted By AlphaVortex
Its official. The M/// logo alone is reason...

Its official. The M/// logo alone is reason enough not to bother.
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-19-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 77,968
Posted By AlphaVortex
I'm assuming you don't have Day Time Running...

I'm assuming you don't have Day Time Running Lights enabled... would this look too silly with them on?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By AlphaVortex
While the sign is pretty funny, I think that it...

While the sign is pretty funny, I think that it could potentially attract unwanted attention from key-welding non-fanatics. :/
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,097
Posted By AlphaVortex
Well its for searches on this site alone...

Well its for searches on this site alone obviously. But I get the impression that 90% of the noobs here have no idea how real google searches work. :facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By AlphaVortex
Repeat that 7 more times and you'll be the proud...

Repeat that 7 more times and you'll be the proud owner of the lightest CSL Reps in existence!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,097
Posted By AlphaVortex
Hey in all seriousness... I never use the...

Hey in all seriousness... I never use the internal search here. Its GARBAGE... plain and simple...

Hop over to www.google.com and search for something like "site:forum.e46fanatics.com DIY Brakes"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,509
Posted By AlphaVortex
I agree, go OEM. The crappy ebay slotted and...

I agree, go OEM. The crappy ebay slotted and drilled rotors are very prone to warping, and can vibrate and make noise like a mother trucker. I'm going to replace mine as soon as possible, its driving...
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