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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By OUTATIME
Well ... I haven't checked/filled since the...

Well ... I haven't checked/filled since the beginning of December so I imagine it must have dropped. I have my own air compressor and I go by the sticker on the door (not the max weight...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By OUTATIME
Just spoke to Tirerack - Continental tires have a...

Just spoke to Tirerack - Continental tires have a road hazard warranty for the first year. WOW! I'm getting a credit once I send the old one back. I'm still worried about this happening over and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By OUTATIME
Continental ExtremeContact DWS 205/50ZR17. I...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS 205/50ZR17. I didn't plus size, or skinny out or whatever. This car is bone stock suspension, rims, etc.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By OUTATIME
I kid you not, I was doing 30 in a 60mph zone.

I kid you not, I was doing 30 in a 60mph zone.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By OUTATIME
Tire bubble, replaced, and now ANOTHER tire bubble

I'm having an epidemic of tire bubbles lately. I do strive to avoid potholes but there are so many of them in this damn state if I wanted to avoid every one of them, I'd stay at home until they're...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By OUTATIME
I want the following: Bluetooth for...

I want the following:

Bluetooth for receiving/making calls (pause the music automatically, and I can pick up via steering wheel buttons)
Steering wheel track up/down buttons controlling iPhone...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-16-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By OUTATIME
Old Dice MediaBridge 1500, Bavsound Soundplicity

I have a Mediabridge from August 2011, and most likely FW from that period. This thing has all sorts of problems with audio drop outs, and the unit "freezing" on me where I need to disconnect and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-24-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 86,393
Posted By OUTATIME
I too, had a SES accompanied with whistling. I'm...

I too, had a SES accompanied with whistling. I'm thinking of DIY'ing this - but my mechanic said that he normally replaces both the upper and lower boot. Is this recommended, or just unnecessary?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-28-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By OUTATIME
Rear brake rotors

Hi all - I have two questions:

1) How do I check that the rotors are less than the minimum thickness? What part of the rotor am I measuring here?

2) I changed the pads less than 10k miles...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-24-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,772
Posted By OUTATIME
In short, we fixed it. I'm not clear on what...

In short, we fixed it. I'm not clear on what went wrong - the shop told me that one of the brake rotors were not "mounted correctly on the hub" due to a rusty hub . . . they cleaned it and remounted...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-08-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,772
Posted By OUTATIME
I'm now having an issue where in the rain if I...

I'm now having an issue where in the rain if I brake, the car pulls HARD to the right. This is after getting brand new OEM front rotors and pads, and rear pads. It's pretty scary.
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 01-14-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,837
Posted By OUTATIME
I remember when they allowed you to get either a...

I remember when they allowed you to get either a manual or automatic transmission, with either RWD or AWD, with either engine option, with razor sharp and un-soccermom'ed steering with one awesomely...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By OUTATIME
Ok. I can confirm that the date on the part was...

Ok. I can confirm that the date on the part was 2001, which was the year the car was built. The mechanic also told me he doesn't literally "top" it off, but rather goes by the levels indicated on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By OUTATIME
It's a definite crack, and I guess I will see it...

It's a definite crack, and I guess I will see it tomorrow. This also echoes what I saw yesterday as all of the coolant dripping out from somewhere on the side of the tank, and the cap was completely...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By OUTATIME
Ok, so the mechanic did admit to me that he...

Ok, so the mechanic did admit to me that he topped off the tank. I have searched and found nothing about expansion tanks leaking only because they are topped off. If they're not supposed to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By OUTATIME
Ugh this makes me sick - they are a BMW & Benz...

Ugh this makes me sick - they are a BMW & Benz shop, probably recommended on this forum somewhere because that's how I found them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By OUTATIME
Heater up to 80 deg + idling = Expansion Tank Failure??

So I just got done throwing down $2200 on new front brakes, rotors, front axles, tires and alignment.

When I picked up the car THIS MORNING from my mechanic, the heater seemed to be all the way up...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-23-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By OUTATIME
Plus sizing tires on stock rim

I have this wheel (17x7) on my 330xi: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ES53&mospid=47726&btnr=36_0469&hg=36&fg=15

It's currently at the stock size of 205/50-17. I want to know if I...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-17-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By OUTATIME
Are these the guys you're talking about? ...

Are these the guys you're talking about?

http://www.awrswheelrepair.com/
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-16-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By OUTATIME
Because I didn't think you could do that - fix a...

Because I didn't think you could do that - fix a bent alloy, I mean. I think I'd rather do that instead, if possible.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-16-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By OUTATIME
Thanks for the responses, guys. I guess I'll...

Thanks for the responses, guys. I guess I'll look into original BMW rims from ebay or such.



Not while braking, only between 45 and 60 mph, accelerating or coasting. I'll be getting my tires...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-15-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By OUTATIME
Cheap OEM Rims - Fishy?

I need to replace 2 potentially bent rims - I haven't determined that they're the cause of the shaking I'm experiencing. So, I'm looking for a better deal on part number 36116751415. The OEM parts...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-01-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,772
Posted By OUTATIME
I think I can say that I solved this problem with...

I think I can say that I solved this problem with a fair level of confidence.

My shop replaced the rear pads at 100k because they were almost gone, but not the rotors. I still had the wet braking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By OUTATIME
Finally got to the bottom of this - it was the...

Finally got to the bottom of this - it was the RSMs. I didn't believe 3 shops that told me that. I had the same shop that replaced them the first time, replace them a 2nd time and I have no more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By OUTATIME
Lol nah, not a moron - he just doesn't fix things...

Lol nah, not a moron - he just doesn't fix things if it's not on its dying last breath. I also wasn't sure if they needed replacing because after the new pads, there's now a ring of rust on the...
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