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Forum: E46 Touring 09-26-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 30,172
Posted By mjdehlin
Great looking car... I work in the Appleton area...

Great looking car... I work in the Appleton area so if anyone is interested and needs someone to take a look I'll volunteer. I'd be headed to the bank to get a stack of 100's of this car was red...
Forum: E46 Touring 09-26-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,721
Posted By mjdehlin
So what does something like this even sell for?...

So what does something like this even sell for? I'd pretty much give my left nut for an S54 swapped red wagon w/ a manual trans. If this thing ever changes hands again i'm sure there would be a bunch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 258,294
Posted By mjdehlin
That is one of the ugliest paint schemes I've...

That is one of the ugliest paint schemes I've ever seen. :banghead:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By mjdehlin
+1 This place has been a great resource. I...

+1

This place has been a great resource. I just passed the 5 year mark of owning my car and it's been a smooth ride thanks to all the help from members here.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-08-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By mjdehlin
My car had 4 previous owners and it did not deter...

My car had 4 previous owners and it did not deter me from buying it. As long as you have the service records that show the car has been well maintained the number of owners shouldn't immediately...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 258,294
Posted By mjdehlin
This thread has become really depressing... did...

This thread has become really depressing... did the E36 guys go through a phase like this? Our cars seem to be hitting that point where the value is bottoming out so most cars you see for sale are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,733
Posted By mjdehlin
Nice list! I've replaced everything with...

Nice list!

I've replaced everything with the exception of the alternator and FSR. Currently at 218,000 miles and counting.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 258,294
Posted By mjdehlin
I love the photo of the trunk lid showing the...

I love the photo of the trunk lid showing the tool kit that has no tools in it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 258,294
Posted By mjdehlin
Corn dog for shift knob?

Corn dog for shift knob?
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-14-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,991
Posted By mjdehlin
If you're even remotely interested in automobiles...

If you're even remotely interested in automobiles I recommend checking out the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

http://petersen.org/
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-23-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By mjdehlin
I lol'd.

I lol'd.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-23-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,810
Posted By mjdehlin
You are Invited! OUTATIME Documentary Screening - Petersen Automotive Museum

In 2012 the original "Hero" A-car DeLorean Time Machine was restored by Univeral Studios, lead by Bob Gale and the Time Machine Restoration Team. The historic rebirth of the car was captured in a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-14-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 107,566
Posted By mjdehlin
When I was researching RTAB replacment I read a...

When I was researching RTAB replacment I read a few different people mention that a special preload tool was not necessary when reinstalling the RTAB carriers... The trick is just to align the RTAB...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,517
Posted By mjdehlin
The 2nd owner of my car had the clutch replaced...

The 2nd owner of my car had the clutch replaced at the dealership with only 52,000 miles. Not sure if the guy just sucked at driving a manual transmission and burned up the clutch or if there was an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By mjdehlin
There are screw type ball joint separator tools...

There are screw type ball joint separator tools that you can rent for free from advance/autozone that may be less likely to destroy the boot. The joint itself will be fine with a pickle fork though....
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-10-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By mjdehlin
Hey thanks for posting the ride height numbers....

Hey thanks for posting the ride height numbers. It looks like I'm not too far off the stock measurements.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-10-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,810
Posted By mjdehlin
Here's the actual press release from DeLorean...

Here's the actual press release from DeLorean Motor Company if anyone's interested.

http://www.newdelorean.com/aprilmay-2016-update/

I have serious doubts that more than a prototype car or two...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-07-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By mjdehlin
UPDATE: Looks like I should have measured...

UPDATE:

Looks like I should have measured from the bottom lip of the wheel to the fender arch. In an old thread someone posted this chart that shows what the stock measurements should be for...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-06-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By mjdehlin
I took some measurements from center of wheel...

I took some measurements from center of wheel straight up to the bottom edge of the fender arch:

Front Left: 14 5/8
Front Right: 14 5/8

Rear Left: 13 3/8
Rear Right: 13 7/16

My fuel tank...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-06-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By mjdehlin
I'll take some actual measurements on my car...

I'll take some actual measurements on my car tonight and double check that the springs are still where they're supposed to be. Photos were the best I could do to try and compare at this point since I...
Forum: E46 Touring 06-06-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,721
Posted By mjdehlin
The blacked out window trim makes a huge positive...

The blacked out window trim makes a huge positive difference. I think that single bit of chrome stands out like a sore thumb on most e46's and doesn't blend well at all with the other black trim on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By mjdehlin
Those exhaust flange nuts are not that bad to...

Those exhaust flange nuts are not that bad to replace...I wouldn't let that push you past the point of wanting to sell your car rather than fix it.

You need to replace the copper nuts anyway so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By mjdehlin
I've had both of my license plates lights corrode...

I've had both of my license plates lights corrode and melt wires inside and both times I took it apart and rewired each side. I used marine heat shink around the electrical connections to prevent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By mjdehlin
Replacing the compressor is a poor way to start...

Replacing the compressor is a poor way to start diagnosing the root cause of the problem. On other makes and models I've worked on high pressure was a result of a clogged orifice tube. It sounds to...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-06-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By mjdehlin
Yes, the original sport springs were reinstalled...

Yes, the original sport springs were reinstalled on the new Koni STR.t orange shocks.

I was meticulous about making sure the springs ended up in exactly the same orientation as they came out by...
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