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Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-08-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,487
Posted By security6
I'm also interested but would require shipping as...

I'm also interested but would require shipping as well. Sending PM.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-08-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By security6
Sending PM The only rear (8.5") style...

Sending PM



The only rear (8.5") style 68 I've seen on ebay is $205 + shipping per wheel. I don't know that I would call that reasonably priced, but opinions can differ. I'm also weary of...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-07-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By security6
I agree that the 8.5s will perform better and...

I agree that the 8.5s will perform better and probably look a little better, but I am having no luck finding even 2 8.5s, let alone 4.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-07-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By security6
7.5 inch m68 square setup on a 330i?

I'm thinking of doing a 7.5 inch square setup for style 68 wheels on my 330i. Any reason you can't use 7.5 inch wide wheels on the rear? Will it look funny?

Reason why I'm doing it is because...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By security6
I bought control arms (including ball joints) and...

I bought control arms (including ball joints) and control arm bushings from them for a good price a few years ago. They've held up great. I did get MEyle HD units, which isn't cheap Chinese junk.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,578
Posted By security6
More info would be nice. What does the "tranny...

More info would be nice. What does the "tranny service" entail? Did your mechanic do a drain/fill or a flush? What type of fluid did he use?

Hopefully you went to someone who knows BMWs and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By security6
Sounds like it might be a fuel issue. Any idea...

Sounds like it might be a fuel issue. Any idea when the fuel filter was last changed? If you don't know, I would change the filter anyway as preventitive maintenance (should cost less than $50). ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,810
Posted By security6
You could try an ez out extractor.

You could try an ez out extractor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,528
Posted By security6
Wow! That's a pretty good insurance company. ...

Wow! That's a pretty good insurance company. Most insurance companies don't cover mechanical breakdown.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,396
Posted By security6
I'm not sure I understand. How can the starter...

I'm not sure I understand. How can the starter engage but it still won't turn over?

It still isn't clear to me what exactly is happening when you try to start the car. When you turn the key to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By security6
Well, if you're 100% positive that the oil isn't...

Well, if you're 100% positive that the oil isn't dripping on the ground, and you're 100% positive that the oil isn't coming out the tailpipe, then there are only two options:

1) It is leaking into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,706
Posted By security6
For some of us, going to the dealer isn't worth...

For some of us, going to the dealer isn't worth the time. My dealer is a 20 minute drive each way. I can do the oil change myself in less than 30 minutes, most of which is waiting for the oil to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,329
Posted By security6
I think it depends on how bad the crack is. The...

I think it depends on how bad the crack is. The advisor said they are going to use the epoxy on mine, so I think that it is just a small crack. On larger cracks they have to cut out the cracked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 395,223
Posted By security6
1) 02bmw330ci - 2002 BMW 330Ci - Sub Frame / Diff...

1) 02bmw330ci - 2002 BMW 330Ci - Sub Frame / Diff mount Tears (9/12/04) 77,000 Miles
2) Cuore_alfa - 2000 BMW 323Ci - Cabrio Sub Frame (whit less than 20k miles)
3) Atrytone - 2000 BMW 328Ci - Sub...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,329
Posted By security6
I had mine inspected today. I did call ahead for...

I had mine inspected today. I did call ahead for an appointment and didn't need any paperwork.

The bad news: my subframe has a crack in it. They said it will take 3 days to fix, so I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 96,667
Posted By security6
I've had the same battery for 1.5 years and it...

I've had the same battery for 1.5 years and it has been working great.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,531
Posted By security6
Cheap Power Steering Pumps - A Review

After almost two years of groaning, my power steering pump finally went. A few thoughts to share:

OEM vs. Aftermarket
There are several schools of thought regarding whether to use OEM parts or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By security6
Do those Bimmian mats have the anchors/clips to...

Do those Bimmian mats have the anchors/clips to secure them to the floor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,679
Posted By security6
330i with sport package, dedicated snow tires,...

330i with sport package, dedicated snow tires, and the slushbox. I drive all winter here in Wisconsin and it does great. For commuting in snow/slush, I prefer my BMW to my wife's Chevy Suburban...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,733
Posted By security6
2001 330i w/ steptronic, stock, 136k. Driving is...

2001 330i w/ steptronic, stock, 136k. Driving is mildly aggressive, but Northern road can be bumpy. Have checked myself and haven't seen any issues. I suppose I should take it into the dealer this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,215
Posted By security6
Not impatient either, just don't like being...

Not impatient either, just don't like being misled. Their site says:



If it is taking them 3 or 4 business days to ship, they really shouldn't be giving people hope that things will be shipped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,744
Posted By security6
+1 on buying it and then selling it. You could...

+1 on buying it and then selling it. You could hold onto it if you want, but you should probably factor in another few hundred each month for maintenance and repairs. If you need to go to a...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-13-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,494
Posted By security6
That is some great information. One more...

That is some great information.

One more question. As I understand it, there are two basic things when it comes to tire grip:
1. Tread design
2. Rubber compound

Am I right? It appears to...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-12-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,494
Posted By security6
General Exclaim UHP - Why does tire rack think say they are bad in the cold?

I just bought a pair of General Exclaim UHPs for my summer front tires, and am trying to decide when to make the switch from winter tires to summer tires. I've read on tire rack that Exclaim UHPs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,156
Posted By security6
I did it last Spring and think it is well worth...

I did it last Spring and think it is well worth it. It's not too tricky of a job as long as you can follow directions.

As for the $60 being too expensive, I think that is a very good price for...
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