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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 34,053
Posted By Pole position
Cool idea using the cf fabric vs the vinyl, looks...

Cool idea using the cf fabric vs the vinyl, looks great and I'm sure the texture is way better than plasticy vinyl. I was thinking of wrapping the steering wheel trim as well, post up how it goes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Pole position
sweet build, looks great. That paint really...

sweet build, looks great. That paint really shines now as well.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Pole position
Thanks guys, will do. Seems this has...

Thanks guys, will do.

Seems this has finally fixed my steering vibration as well! I guess warped rotors do exist

Also, vmr, if you could see what's going on with my warranty claim it would be...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Pole position
Brake job done- now issues

The lights went away! Also the pads feel better after I let them cool down.

Should I be worried about having no rotor retainer screw?

Also yeah I understand the pads don't grab as much and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Pole position
Brake job done- now issues

So I just changed my front rotors, caliper bushings, and pads all around. However one front disk screw stripped out so I had to drill it out. I didn't have an extra, so I just installed it without it...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Rear Suspension Bushings

Feels a bit sharper on the road and I can feel the car work the outside rear tire better in autox because it deflects less(no bushing).

You will have the ball joint in the top and bushing in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-14-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Yeah the top one is a ball joint from the factory...

Yeah the top one is a ball joint from the factory on non-m's
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Pole position
Shaking Steering- Tires???

I have an 02 330ci on the koni FSD/Eibach kit with pretty much all new bushings and ball joints throughout, all Lemforder or powerflex(FCAB). My steering keeps shaking on highway speeds(50-75). I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pole position
Definitely

Definitely
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,677
Posted By Pole position
Just sent you a paypal for a v1. Looks like a...

Just sent you a paypal for a v1. Looks like a nice piece
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
no just use a socket that fits over the traded...

no just use a socket that fits over the traded shaft of the puller and use a bolt as a stop for the socket on the threaded shaft.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-07-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
The drive size for the socket is 1/2 inch. The...

The drive size for the socket is 1/2 inch. The square the ratchet uses. Instead of tiny 1/4
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
You might have an issue with the socket slipping...

You might have an issue with the socket slipping out because it's hard to get it on straight, I would use the bolt and a 1/2inch drive square for safety. Yeah to get mine to budge I had no heat but...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Yeah it's a bolt you gotta put on the threads to...

Yeah it's a bolt you gotta put on the threads to act as a stop to push the socket. Or else the socket hole is too big and it just slides down the pullers threads. Good luck. Just don't give up and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Yup exactly. This should help...

Yup exactly. This should help http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=982370

Nope, my car was from PA and I am from NY.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
I used the jaw gear puller to push the old ones...

I used the jaw gear puller to push the old ones out as instead of pulling on the gear, the pullers teeth grabbed on the tailing arm, forcing the bushing out with a socket in the end as a pusher. I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Calipers needed to be removed for me to get the...

Calipers needed to be removed for me to get the jaw puller on there snugly. It was a pain to break the bushings out but once they budge it's easy.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
Rear Suspension Bushings

You need a jaw gear puller, then grip it onto the trailing arm, and use a socket to push it out. Try searching for it, there are a few threads on how to do it, I'm in class and can't find the link.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,686
Posted By Pole position
I replaced the top ball joints and bottom...

I replaced the top ball joints and bottom bushings with febi ball joints all around. Was a pain to do but tightened up the car a lot. Did adjustable lower control arms at the same time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Pole position
I like my fsd/eibach pro-kit setup. Its a little...

I like my fsd/eibach pro-kit setup. Its a little soft, but honestly prob the best for daily driving, even though I want to be racecar lol. Koni yellows open up some adjustability, whether you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Pole position
Help with next bimmer

Yeah I agree it's not really rare, and we have been looking around for a bit, this seems to be on the low end of mileage of available cars available. Would likely try to get it at 5.5k cash if we go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Pole position
He's coming from a built camaro that got around...

He's coming from a built camaro that got around 13mpg city...not really a factor lol but good point. He wants the v8. Puts out good power
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Pole position
Help with next bimmer

Hi all, it looks like my little brother has caught the bug as well. We are looking for a 540i touring, of which we will plan to upgrade/replace the suspension entirely right away, after going through...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-30-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Pole position
Sport front Sway Bar from 02 330 sport

I have replaced this bar and no longer need it. It is the stock sport oem bar from my 02 330ci. Its bushing were replaced 10k ago, the end links don't seem to have any play, and overall it doesn't...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-25-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Pole position
Got the credit sent back to my card. Thanks for...

Got the credit sent back to my card. Thanks for the info
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