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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By DenverSooner
Just drove from Castle Rock, CO to Lubbock, TX,...

Just drove from Castle Rock, CO to Lubbock, TX, 535 miles each way. On the way there I used 10.4 gallons of diesel. On the way back I used 11.7 gallons of diesel. 51.4 mpg on the way there, 45.7 mpg...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By DenverSooner
Yeah, the new 3ers look about the same size as an...

Yeah, the new 3ers look about the same size as an older 5.

I put a lot of miles on my car. 1-2 trips a month to Texas and another 1400 mi a month roundtrip to work, the diesel definitely makes...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By DenverSooner
I don't miss much, my e46 was fully loaded, and,...

I don't miss much, my e46 was fully loaded, and, due to cost restrictions, my new one is pretty much base. So, I do miss some of the comforts of the old one. I don't miss having a new maintenance...
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 12-31-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,451
Posted By DenverSooner
Just upgraded from a '03 325xi to a 328d...

Just upgraded from a '03 325xi to a 328d xDrive....don't know much about it yet, but loving the mpg and glad to have maintenance-free weekends!!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-31-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By DenverSooner
Goodbye 325xi, hello 328d xDrive!

It was time to to trade the 2003 for a 2014. I miss the E46, but at 167,000 miles and putting another 3000 more a month, I don't miss being underneath it every month!! Also, upwards of 50+mpg is...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-16-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,518
Posted By DenverSooner
I use the 9500ix with a blend mount, which mounts...

I use the 9500ix with a blend mount, which mounts it on the mirror stem, hanging steathily below the clown nose and wired to 12v up near the sunroof control. Very stealthy mount. That said, I attempt...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 04-07-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
Eurotech Automotive, out near Colorado Mills....

Eurotech Automotive, out near Colorado Mills. Ernie has been working on Bimmers for 30+ years and can fix anything fast and very reasonably priced. They even have loaner cars. I've used them a few...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-17-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By DenverSooner
I've got a whole set. Good condition; replaced...

I've got a whole set. Good condition; replaced with Eibachs
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By DenverSooner
Caster and Powerflex Bushings

I recently had my car aligned at BMW after getting new tires and replacing my fcabs with powerflex bushings. The XI powerflex bushings are offset. BMW told me that my car's caster would not be able...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 01-18-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
congrats!

congrats!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-21-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By DenverSooner
Sway bar end links.

Sway bar end links.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By DenverSooner
If the MAF sensor gets dirty or wet, it can cause...

If the MAF sensor gets dirty or wet, it can cause the same code and conditions. Maybe try the easy route first and clean the MAF sensor first, then re-set the ses and try again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By DenverSooner
Did you change the crush washers for the Oil line...

Did you change the crush washers for the Oil line from the VANOS? That line is also famous for going out. There about $18 and worth the swap when you do the rest.
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-15-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
What part of the DISA bolt is stripped? Is it the...

What part of the DISA bolt is stripped? Is it the actual hex head, or the threads? If its the head, they sell tools to remove it. The hard part is the close working space. Good luck getting it out...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By DenverSooner
Thanks, SamDoe1! 1) I will start using M1...

Thanks, SamDoe1!

1) I will start using M1 0w-40 from now on...it seems to be the one I see the most on the shelves.
6 & 7) I do changes every 4-5K, just out of habit, and also because I started...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By DenverSooner
Thanks guys! My oil cap say "Castrol...

Thanks guys!

My oil cap say "Castrol Recommended" and the manual says 5w-30 so I made the assumption that Castrol Syntec 5w-30 was fine. Knowing that most guys like M1, as opposed to Castrol, I...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-14-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
Yes, you get the card at the shop. I stopped by...

Yes, you get the card at the shop. I stopped by on an off day and got my card, then showed up first thing Saturday morning about 20 minutes before they opened to get a spot on the lifts. They have 3...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-14-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
It's first come, first serve. You have to go get...

It's first come, first serve. You have to go get a "card" which takes about 20 minutes, before you are allowed to use it, then just wait in line. As far as I know, this is the only auto hobby shop...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-14-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
No problem. I'm not sure about a solution to your...

No problem. I'm not sure about a solution to your stripped DISA bolt, but once you get that figured out, hit me up. I have just about everything I can think of, tool-wise, and a garage. Also, being...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-14-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
CCV, OFHG, VCG all replaced in the past 9 months...

CCV, OFHG, VCG all replaced in the past 9 months and are working fine. No leaks anywhere. My assumption is that I am burning oil due to using Mobil 5w-30...another member had the same issue and after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By DenverSooner
this ^

this ^
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By DenverSooner
I'll give it a try! Thanks!

I'll give it a try! Thanks!
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 11-14-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 412,594
Posted By DenverSooner
Hey Guys...for all of you in Colorado, what...

Hey Guys...for all of you in Colorado, what engine oil do you use? Just wondering as I have run into problems using Mobil 1 5w-30 (burning too much oil in between change intervals) and will either...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By DenverSooner
Thanks for the response guys! I will try...

Thanks for the response guys! I will try switching oil at this next change. I'm not sure about using 0w year round as I live in Colorado; mild to cold winters, hot summers.

There was some sludge...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By DenverSooner
Correct oil, being the Castrol Synthetic 5w-30?...

Correct oil, being the Castrol Synthetic 5w-30? Do you really think there is a difference between that and Mobil 1. From what I have read, Mobil 1 is better in all aspects than the Castrol of the...
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