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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Tangent_
You ran your steering out of fluid. Get yourself...

You ran your steering out of fluid. Get yourself a bottle of ATF (yes, ATF, not power steering fluid) and fill the reservoir to the appropriate point. Your steering should work with about normal...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Tangent_
245/35/18, 18x9 ET45 ASA GT5 wheels, H&R Touring...

245/35/18, 18x9 ET45 ASA GT5 wheels, H&R Touring Cup Kit.

http://i.imgur.com/6GEpujO.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Tangent_
You need to get the code read before anyone can...

You need to get the code read before anyone can offer suggestions... Depending on your state, you can borrow a code reader from Autozone or other parts shop.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By Tangent_
Depends on how much time you've got really. A...

Depends on how much time you've got really. A clutch job is more a tedious longer job to do than a complicated one really. At it's very basics you disconnect and drop the exhaust, disconnect and drop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,106
Posted By Tangent_
Here's one I came across that includes meeting...

Here's one I came across that includes meeting locations and times for caravans from Van Nuys, LA, Gardena, Glendora, Irvine, Oceanside, San Diego, and Moreno Valley.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Tangent_
Found this on Reddit:...

Found this on Reddit: https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/t31.0-8/11060174_10153256200069098_8009436259347556084_o.jpg

I won't be able to join any caravan because I need to get to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Tangent_
My 330i (sport package) was built within a few...

My 330i (sport package) was built within a few weeks of yours and absolutely was over boosted. I replaced my rack with a later model one just a couple of months ago and the difference is night and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Tangent_
I've also driven an F30 and for a new car it's...

I've also driven an F30 and for a new car it's great but yeah, it's not quite an E46. One thing I really did like about it though is how far down the seats will go. With a helmet on in the E46 I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By Tangent_
Chassis torsional rigidity: Sedan (w/o...

Chassis torsional rigidity:

Sedan (w/o folding seats) 18000Nm/deg of torsion
Sedan (w/folding seats) 13000Nm
Sport wagon (w/folding seats) 14000Nm
Coupe (w/folding seats) 12500Nm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,563
Posted By Tangent_
The M3 might, and possibly the ZHP, but otherwise...

The M3 might, and possibly the ZHP, but otherwise the production numbers were simply too high for it to really become commonly seen as a collectible. BMW sold 348,140 E30s in the US in its entire...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Tangent_
Wat. :hmm: I've been downshifting for a couple of...

Wat. :hmm: I've been downshifting for a couple of decades now and have never run into a problem because of it. The advantage of being in the right gear when I need to get on the gas again certainly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Tangent_
Nope, once the clutch is fully engaged the CDV...

Nope, once the clutch is fully engaged the CDV has no effect on anything anymore. It's possible that the driveshaft flexdisc (guibo) and the dual mass pressure plate are dampening the bucking though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Tangent_
I've had mine connected for a couple of years now...

I've had mine connected for a couple of years now without any problems.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Tangent_
Unless you really have an OCD-like need for it to...

Unless you really have an OCD-like need for it to have the BMW bug on it, going aftermarket doesn't have any downsides. The only thing I'd ask for based on what an installer told me once is to get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,520
Posted By Tangent_
I replaced my original ones at the 104,000 mile...

I replaced my original ones at the 104,000 mile mark in 2007 and I'm seeing surface cracks starting on the replacements with 240,000 miles now. 2023-2025 seems about right for ones replaced now based...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Tangent_
Terminal Velocity: The velocity at which the...

Terminal Velocity: The velocity at which the driving forces are cancelled out by the resistive forces. "Terminal" also means "final, last, or and end or extremity of something" so "terminal velocity"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,106
Posted By Tangent_
Perfect reason to go for the track day! :thumbup:...

Perfect reason to go for the track day! :thumbup: Mine absolutely wouldn't fit in with all the shined and polished bimmers that have their MSRP in mods added on to them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Tangent_
128mph which will probably show as about 135 or...

128mph which will probably show as about 135 or so on the speedometer is terminal velocity when stock. Not that that's all it's got power for, but that's where the factory limiter is set. What you...
Forum: California 05-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Tangent_
I've still got my stock sport package springs...

I've still got my stock sport package springs anyway, no shocks struts though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Tangent_
I wouldn't worry about damage to anything except...

I wouldn't worry about damage to anything except the center support bearing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Tangent_
An extremely reliable engine that weighs about...

An extremely reliable engine that weighs about the same as the I6 it's replacing, is physically smaller, has loads more horsepower and torque when stock and can be modded to hilarious power levels...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By Tangent_
Was it in a spot where it would potentially cause...

Was it in a spot where it would potentially cause that noise or is that another issue?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Tangent_
Agreed, had those same symptoms when my ignition...

Agreed, had those same symptoms when my ignition switch failed. Easy fix luckily.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Tangent_
Here's one way to tell: ...

Here's one way to tell:

https://youtu.be/711n9fgep_0?t=143
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By Tangent_
Like most others here, I get roughly 20' just...

Like most others here, I get roughly 20' just holding the key and up to around 50' with it under my chin.
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