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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 08-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By csa714
Thanks - it has 68k on it for 18k... Looking at...

Thanks - it has 68k on it for 18k... Looking at another with 45k on it fro 24k...same year, model and features. Not sure if the 23k odometer difference is worth the $6,000 price difference.
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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 08-18-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By csa714
thanks - read a lot of the other threads that...

thanks - read a lot of the other threads that were similar so I get the pump issue is real. The e46's cooling system was always a problem and an expensive preventative maintenance issue - are there...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 08-18-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By csa714
Trading up

Hi All -

I have a 2004 330 vert - looking at trading it in and buying a 2008 335i; any specific issues for this generation to look out for?

Tnx
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,842
Posted By csa714
OP - Don't worry about the trolls - You've paid...

OP - Don't worry about the trolls - You've paid to have it fixed....too much? does not matter - it is over and done with. However you will have everyone telling you that

1) I could have done it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By csa714
Sqeaking sound right turn only

Hi all -

Did a forum search and came up with a few ideas, however my situation is a bit different..

So the front right wheel sqeaks when I turn right in a rythmic sound that is vairable with...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,567
Posted By csa714
OP - having been there and done that...Enjoy the...

OP - having been there and done that...Enjoy the experience now that you are doing more than window shopping.... As far as the car - do want makes you happy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,555
Posted By csa714
...you bought an e46 as an investment?

...you bought an e46 as an investment?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 964
Posted By csa714
Great deal today - hopefully it holds for you...

Great deal today - hopefully it holds for you tomorrow - pics please
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By csa714
Agree with the post - there is a quick guilty...

Agree with the post - there is a quick guilty before proven innocent mantra in the forum on any topic. I got used to it, and just don't respond to the people who like to troll and put the idiotic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By csa714
I am - I started the thread in response to the #...

I am - I started the thread in response to the # of "should I buy an e46 or honda as a daily driver" threads that keep on springing up as an example of high cost for those who choose not or cannot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By csa714
Hood insulation pad is 120 to buy so 175 not bad...

Hood insulation pad is 120 to buy so 175 not bad installed...steering flush may be out of line, but they did a real flush, not the suck and replace mentioned .....the the cabin filter and fuel filter...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By csa714
Doing more and more myself - I enjoy it. They...

Doing more and more myself - I enjoy it. They quoted about $1100 for the cooling system - but I doubt that it is as extensive as Mango's...I abbreviated my list - the entries in 1,2 & 3 were part of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By csa714
Yes - I rolled the dice a bit as it had a clean...

Yes - I rolled the dice a bit as it had a clean bill of health from the local BMW guy who checked it out a year ago. I got very lucky in that the car is in great shape. Planning on getting it done...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By csa714
Cost of my BMW

Hi All - lots of threads around talking about cost of buying an e46...For those who are not mechanically inclined, I thought I would share....

First note - I understand that the numbers can be...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By csa714
Yes they break - just like any other part - use...

Yes they break - just like any other part - use it until it does and then fix it. Just like the vert top - We all know we are going to die in the end - but it does not prohibit us from living in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,676
Posted By csa714
ARRRGHH! -worse than birds*t

So I spent a couple of hours cleaning the inside and outside of my vert. 60 degrees outside - the first nice day in a month and my car is sitting in my driveway of the cul-de-sac sparkling clean....
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,208
Posted By csa714
I am curious as well - is it a sound thing or a...

I am curious as well - is it a sound thing or a HP thing....if HP what is the increase?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,151
Posted By csa714
I think at 30k miles per year you've got the...

I think at 30k miles per year you've got the wrong car - 10 year old car that will need just about everything replaced over the next couple of years (given how much you drive)....You are upside down,...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-02-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By csa714
does "auto" setting feed the bottom with heat at...

does "auto" setting feed the bottom with heat at all?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By csa714
here is the link ...

here is the link

http://www.washingtonpost.com/cars/2014-bmw-328d-xdrive-how-nickel-and-diming-can-tarnish-excellence/2014/01/24/f3ce296c-847a-11e3-9dd4-e7278db80d86_story.html

I do love my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By csa714
Actually the article stated it was several...

Actually the article stated it was several thousand more to get the features, and was complaining about the hundreds of different option combo's. He also compared it to other ***/korean/US cars that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By csa714
328d xdrive - trashed in recent article

Hi all -

The Washington Post just killed the 328d xdrive with M sport package in an article titled "How nickel and diming can tarnish excellence" -

Basically the tested vehicle cost 47,075 -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,562
Posted By csa714
About $2500 - but that includes a set (4) of...

About $2500 - but that includes a set (4) of Michelin tires, new bearings for my right rear, a new radio/handfree/bluetooth- this year coming I expect another $1000 for expansion tank/sys re-do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,180
Posted By csa714
Mine does it in under 5 seconds...

Actually zero to smile instantly.:excited:

Sorry could not resist
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By csa714
Steering Coupler

Just to jump on the bandwagon - anyone thinking about doing this should just get it done....I had about an inch of play in the steering wheel, and now it feels fantastic....no play. Full disclosure,...
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