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Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By PoMo_au
Thanks for the bid. I've already been offered...

Thanks for the bid.
I've already been offered more than that by a car wholesaler. Possibly could even get more from a wrecker.

My thoughts on this are, for full transparency:

1. I cannot...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By PoMo_au
FS: E39 530i Unreg CHEAP -Syd/Woll

I have for sale an E39 2001 model in good nick apart from a damaged front bumper. I was parked on a side street and someone side-swiped the plastic part of the bumper. Metal beneath is fine.
...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,902
Posted By PoMo_au
I posted a similar thread a while ago. Despite...

I posted a similar thread a while ago. Despite the advice, I bought Pirelli P7's. Love them. Great in wet and dry. A little noisy but really really good grip.
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,005
Posted By PoMo_au
I live in the nothern suburbs of the 'Gong. I...

I live in the nothern suburbs of the 'Gong. I avoid peak hour traffic in Wollongong and Sydney. Never really spend much time sitting still. Most of my regular trips are highway. Buzzing around...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By PoMo_au
Pop one of these in your lighter socket: ...

Pop one of these in your lighter socket:
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Moto-Car-MP3-SD-USB-FM-Transmitter-Remote-ipod-Line-in-/270536815803
I have one... was great for a few months, now the hinged bit...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,005
Posted By PoMo_au
I'm no guru, but my understanding is that the ECU...

I'm no guru, but my understanding is that the ECU will tune the car to the octane of the fuel used. Lower octane fuel > advanced timing to avoid knocking, so you get less power. I once ran a tank...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,005
Posted By PoMo_au
325Ci MY2000 2.5L Manual 130,000 travelled...

325Ci MY2000
2.5L
Manual
130,000 travelled so far
98 RON fuel exclusively
~8.5-9L/100 mixed cycle around Wollongong/Sutherland/Campbelltown (more highway = lower consumption obviously)
7.6L/100...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By PoMo_au
Yeah, cheers, that's where my thinking was. I...

Yeah, cheers, that's where my thinking was. I dunno, it "feels" like a fuel issue. Will report back once I nail it.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By PoMo_au
It's going about 130,000 on the clock. Will...

It's going about 130,000 on the clock. Will check the service records for plug change (prev owner gave me all receipts).

If it was plugs, tho, you reckon it would be fine for hours of cruising...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By PoMo_au
Engine stuttering

Hi,

My car is giving me grief after spirited driving. When running at WOT to near redline, the car stutters and "misfires" until the engine is shut off for a few minutes, then starts and runs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By PoMo_au
Er, bumping this as I'm sure it's been seen...

Er, bumping this as I'm sure it's been seen before, but I can't find any info... is there any way to get the codes from the ECU without a device?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By PoMo_au
Troubleshooters: Looky here, misfire after WOT

Hi,

325Ci, MY2001. Drives fine, have put hundreds of k's on it since the problem first occurred. I was climbing a long hill and overtaking trucks. Had to shift down to 3rd @ 70kph to accelerate...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By PoMo_au
I should stop reading these threads. I paid...

I should stop reading these threads. I paid US$90 plus $US80 shipping from Pelican after getting a quote of A$400 from BMW Australia.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Looks like I can get onto some Pirelli P7's for...

Looks like I can get onto some Pirelli P7's for $785 all up, including a 4 wheel alignment, after cash-back.
My current tyres are Dunlop SP 3000A's which I could have replaced for $715.
For $70...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
I live in the Illawarra but am going to be in...

I live in the Illawarra but am going to be in Campbelltown this weekend. Was going to try jax quick fit in C'town on Sat am and see what they have in stock.



I'm not sweating it, I just was...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Well, thanks for your considered response. It...

Well, thanks for your considered response. It has left me no better informed about a good tyre choice than before you posted.

What tyre would you, a tyre guru, recommend for 16" wheels on a 2001...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Because the only thing between my car's...

Because the only thing between my car's suspension and the road surface is the tyre. Should I get retreads to save a buck?
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Bushes going in tomorrow, along with an...

Bushes going in tomorrow, along with an alignment, then tyres on Sat.
Looks like PS2 don't come in 16's :(
http://www.michelinman.com/tire-selector/name/pilot-sport-ps2-tires

ContiPremiumContact...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Crap, I forgot. I currently run 225/50R16's, so...

Crap, I forgot. I currently run 225/50R16's, so hopefully the budget is reasonable for decent tyres. Might have to go up a bit, but not keen for 600+ per corner.
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,568
Posted By PoMo_au
Another Tyre Thread

Hi,

I have a 325Ci MY2001.

Current tyres have mostly been eaten by worn bushings and I'm getting those replaced this week. So after the new bushes and alignment, I thought I'd treat my lady to...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,783
Posted By PoMo_au
This is the Australian forum. BMW charges more...

This is the Australian forum. BMW charges more for EVERYTHING here! The US has the advantage of being the largest market for BMW's in the world. .au is one of the smallest. They'd rather sell you...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,301
Posted By PoMo_au
The only part I've tried to buy from BMW here was...

The only part I've tried to buy from BMW here was a washer for the power steering reservoir cap. From the US it was US$2.50. Rang my local stealership, with the part number, confirmed what the part...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By PoMo_au
You don't know that the speakers are busted. ...

You don't know that the speakers are busted. Could be the right channel of the amp.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By PoMo_au
Check your DICE connection at both ends (ie where...

Check your DICE connection at both ends (ie where it plugs into the car and the ipod). No source to the right channel, no sound out the right speakers. As that's what you just plugged in, it's the...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,108
Posted By PoMo_au
Status, there's a sensible motoring decision...

Status, there's a sensible motoring decision making criterion.

I bought mine for "Sheer driving pleasure" ;)
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