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Forum: E46 Convertible 12-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

Nice!!! Congrats on your new ride!! :-)

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Forum: General Off-Topic 12-04-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,055
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Things that make me more angry than they should..

Yeah, my gf agreed with you....I said, "why don't they just give the driver the card to do the blind's person transactions?" She said, "maybe they don't want them to know their code." I'm like... uh,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 969
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Transmission

I was thinking about doing mine as well. Been sitting on the fence for awhile, thanks for the nudge to go for it!

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Forum: E46 Convertible 11-11-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

:D

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-07-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

Oh ok.... I agree on the central jacking point, that would have been nice!! Note to new Bimmer owners....get a good set of ramps. I wished I had them doing the starter replacement.

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-06-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

These are the rubber jacking points.

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-06-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

Just saying like with a normal car you have a high spring weight.... like the coils helped. But this car feels like the mini trucks I used to build and show way back in the day. Almost like dead...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

The rails I'm speaking of are the ones in step 9 at the beginning of the post.

My car must be lower than the norm since my floor jack wouldn't go under the front jacking point. Maybe someone here...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

I totally agree! The core charge was only $25 and the work although a PIA, wasn't as hard as I first envisioned! In the end I gained some priceless knowledge about my Bimmer. Next up, the cooling...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-05-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

Also wondering what's the best way to put these cars on jack stands? I have an 03 330ci vert with sports package and the step tranny. Here's what I had to do... floor jack on rear jacking point, get...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-05-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,720
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

I recently replaced my starter with a remanufactured one from AutoZone... it's a Bosch one with a lifetime warranty! :-)

Thanks for the nice write up! The wobble extensions was the way to go!!!...
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-05-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

Some pics of the vert with the hard top on.... dang cold weather!!!:banghead:

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-22-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: FREE - Tonneau cover caps - Grey

Do you still have the caps?

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Forum: General Off-Topic 09-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Free, easy way to make VOB files(DVD) to Divx/.avi files?

Torrents.... you can get pretty much anything you want. I was just a little leery of suggesting someone going down that path. One taste of the offerings is it hard to quit! :-)

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-12-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,795
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Totally loving the vert...

Nice.... we are already planning to take the vert on the blue ridge parkway in late October to view the leaves. I can hardly wait!

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-12-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,795
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Totally loving the vert...

Nothing better than dropping the top....(rag top, guess I'm old too)!! Either a warm summer day with the ac blasting mixing in with summers heat or a cool night with the heat on...that swirling mix I...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-12-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Free, easy way to make VOB files(DVD) to Divx/.avi files?

The DVD decrypter is free. It's better Imo than other programs like, anyDVD for example that cost. I was just suggesting as a side note the converter I used to give you an example. It's definitely...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-12-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Free, easy way to make VOB files(DVD) to Divx/.avi files?

For copyright protected DVD's I use http://www.dvd43.com. It works great and its free. Use your ripper to copy the vob files to the hard drive then convert them to the appropriate file that will play...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 46,809
Views: 7,670,041
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Who's bored (lol pics) *Keep Work Safe*

That crap was to funny....:D

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Forum: General Off-Topic 09-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 46,809
Views: 7,670,041
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: Who's bored (lol pics) *Keep Work Safe*

I'm still laughing at the wheel of fortune pic......fffffuuuuuuuuuuuuuccccc.... Lol

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-03-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

Honestly, I'd rather drive with more oversteer...loose for us southerners!!! But it sure does look cool tho! Thanks for the info Johnrando!! :-)

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-02-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

Pic of cluster test and the nav with the updated firmware...notice the perspective! :-)

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-02-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

More pics... sooooo clean!

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Forum: E46 Convertible 09-02-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Thanks Snik, I will! After pricing some of the...

Thanks Snik, I will! After pricing some of the other sizes..18" & 20"..I'm good with the 17"s. :-)
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-01-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 235,210
Posted By Thumprxl
Re: *** The Official E46 Convertible Pics Thread***

That's it Snik! My rears are 8.5x17 and fronts are 7.5x17. The other cars I pondered to buy had matching wheels..great for rotating tho. Not sure how long my tires will last not being able to...
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