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Forum: Australia 09-25-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By 318tiM
Quick help wanted from fellow Brisbane fanatic

I'm looking for a quick bit of assistance for anyone that is on the email list for Brisbane BMW and still has their recently emailed offers. I am possibly looking to purchase a new BMW very shortly...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,272
Posted By 318tiM
Back in the day when I did up my FTO (~2004) I...

Back in the day when I did up my FTO (~2004) I wanted Alcantara but the price was ridiculous. I ended up finding a virtually identical product made here by Warwick Fabrics called Macrosuede. Worked...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By 318tiM
My visit to Zentrum and Bimmerfest

You know you're a fanatic when you travel half way around the world to see BMWs! I thought I'd share a variety of photos from my visit to Bimmerfest 09 and BMW Zentrum from last month. I'd never seen...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,824
Posted By 318tiM
Fair enough. Have you looked into auction houses...

Fair enough. Have you looked into auction houses at all? I've had a look many moons ago at Manheim Fowles at Eagle Farm but their selection of BMWs was thin on the ground and the reserves too high in...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,824
Posted By 318tiM
Not sure what parts of that car you are really...

Not sure what parts of that car you are really keen on but you may want to consider my Ti (below). It's also an Individual build with the same Estoril Blue, same alloys, same M Sport kit, seats,...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By 318tiM
From my experience looking at many used E46s, the...

From my experience looking at many used E46s, the misplaced rear badge is usually a good indication that the boot has been previously repaired or at least resprayed. Colour looks like Mystic Blue to...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,858
Posted By 318tiM
I recently went to the local dealer and asked for...

I recently went to the local dealer and asked for two filters and they offered me three at trade price - how could I refuse! Price was $15 each plus GST so just under $50 for the lot. So, if you want...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
The taillights came from Ebay a few years back...

The taillights came from Ebay a few years back but they are still available including smoked style ones too now. The only parts I can get are the same as everyone else via Ebay I'm afraid or worse...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By 318tiM
I'm a big fan of the magic erasers. They are...

I'm a big fan of the magic erasers. They are great around the house but also handy for some stuff in the car too (not on painted stuff though!). I used one to rejuvenate my steering wheel after I got...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Yes, the wheels are replicas. The numberplates...

Yes, the wheels are replicas. The numberplates are one of many styles and themes of personalised plates available in QLD. They cost about $550 from memory.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Denis, the lights are the factory ones that are...

Denis, the lights are the factory ones that are part of the M Sport Package II. I would've thought you could get them easily on ebay but the dealer will definitely be able to get you some - at a nice...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Yeah that's reasonable assuming it includes a...

Yeah that's reasonable assuming it includes a decent set of tyres. I paid just under $1500 for mine incl four wheel alignment. I went with Japanese made Toyo tyres but you can go even cheaper if you...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
I can really only make it on Saturday as I am on...

I can really only make it on Saturday as I am on A/S this week...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Took some reasonable photos this afternoon even...

Took some reasonable photos this afternoon even with overcast conditions. My 325Ti is largely factory standard with only a few mods:

18" Type 135M Light Alloy Wheels
Dension ICElink with Ipod...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Pretty lucky guy you have living down the road...

Pretty lucky guy you have living down the road there!

I think an M3 would go down quite nicely whenever we get a compact cruise happening hint hint...

I'll keep an eye out for you on my...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
I don't mind the compacts either obviously but I...

I don't mind the compacts either obviously but I much prefer the taut, modern and more aggressive styling of the 1 series, hatch or coupe. I seriously considered a used 130i for about $45K but I...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,513
Posted By 318tiM
That's a quick fix. I had to do mine a few weeks...

That's a quick fix. I had to do mine a few weeks ago, the second one I've had fail on four E46s owned. Just source a replacement from Ebay and replace the faulty one. Hardest part is removing the...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
PM delivered.

PM delivered.
Forum: Australia 09-11-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
I don't want to alarm you or anything but I just...

I don't want to alarm you or anything but I just thought, assuming you purchased it off a dealer, that you may want to ensure that you got a fair deal.

I never personally viewed the car as the...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Yetti Did you get any inspection done prior...

Yetti

Did you get any inspection done prior to purchasing yours? The reason I ask is that I very nearly bought yours in late May until I had an inspection on it...I gather you picked it up from an...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Cruise or just meet for a bite either or doesn't...

Cruise or just meet for a bite either or doesn't worry me. I don't think too many cruises actually eventuate here anyway, probably due to a lack of interest or numbers. But you could always try to...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Denis, mine is blue and yeah it came fitted with...

Denis, mine is blue and yeah it came fitted with 225/45 17 fronts and 245/40 17 rears. It now has 18s on it though...I am only about 15 mins from Westside BMW and am keen to meet up sometime....
Forum: Australia 08-31-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
Denis, mines the same as yours, 2002 but alot...

Denis, mines the same as yours, 2002 but alot higher mileage. Can't believe you've seen so many other 325Tis, perhaps you've even seen mine! I really thought they were extremely rare. I saw two while...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By 318tiM
I like the second pic. Makes the car look alot...

I like the second pic. Makes the car look alot lower than it actually is. Any pics of the interior? Did I mention you could've had my carbon fibre trims - just kidding! Well, I may have considered a...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By 318tiM
I removed the bumper from my old 318Ti many moons...

I removed the bumper from my old 318Ti many moons ago without too much hassle. There are two main bolts either side of the number plate that run vertically up behind and inside the bumper and are...
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