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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By avincent52
Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality...

Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality within reason, not really concerned about lowering the car at all.

I guess I figured it made sense to replace the springs along with the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By avincent52
Thanks, Rob. I was just going to ask about the...

Thanks, Rob.
I was just going to ask about the e36 M3 shocks.
Just for curiosity, why do you prefer the Koni Sports to the FSDs and the H&Rs to the Eilbach Pro?

FWIW, my Topaz Blue Wagon is a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By avincent52
Which springs for a Wagon with Sports Suspension

I'm re-freshing the suspension on my 2002 325iT with the ZSP sports suspension.

I'm pretty happy with the stock ride and stance even with 110,00 miles, so I'm thinking about something pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 30,272
Posted By avincent52
There's 96 pounds of fuel in an e46, and another...

There's 96 pounds of fuel in an e46, and another 12 pounds of windshield washer fluid.
That's the equivalent of removing the seats, mats and the spare, the so-called "easy" weight.

Do you ever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By avincent52
You've got to be sure about the cooling system...

You've got to be sure about the cooling system (radiator, water pump, expansion tank, thermostat) because on an E46 it's a wear item that can fail and not only leave you stranded, but also destroy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
Thanks for the advice guys. I followed my...

Thanks for the advice guys.
I followed my wife's smart advice--put the car partway in the garage last night with plastic over the window, and then took the car and the new window regulator to a BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
Not much of a crunch if any. The switch seems to...

Not much of a crunch if any. The switch seems to be working in that I hear what I assume is the motor whirring when I hit the "down" button.
I've tried to pull it up, but no luck with that. Don't...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-25-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By avincent52
Can Anyone Help Me with a Window Regulator B4 the Blizzard?

For some stupid reason, I decided to put down my window to say hello to my neighbor 30 feet from my house.

Window went down, won't come up again.
I found a regulator at Advance Auto Parts, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
Can anyone in North Jersey help with a window regulator blizzard emergency

For some stupid reason, I decided to put down my window to say hello to my neighbor 30 feet from my house.

Window went down, won't come up again.
I found a regulator at Advance Auto Parts, but...
Forum: Parting Out 01-15-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,041
Posted By avincent52
Where are you located? If it's driving...

Where are you located?
If it's driving distance, I might be interested in the front bumper/fog lights, ducts etc.
Also the front seats.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
Thanks for the suggestion.

Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
Do you have a sense whether the wiring is there...

Do you have a sense whether the wiring is there or would it have to be run?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By avincent52
How hard is it to swap manual seats for power/heated seats ?

I've got unheated manual seats and I've found what seems to be a nice set of power heated ones.
How big a deal is it to swap them in?
I'd probably have a shop do it because it's a little cold for...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-06-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By avincent52
Thanks for the suggestion, Omar (and everyone...

Thanks for the suggestion, Omar (and everyone else.)
The wagon's been great. Got a fair amount of work done during the summer and fall.
Treating myself to an actual "mod" with a used Ikon I found...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By avincent52
Nice job, as usual, Jake. I bought one for...

Nice job, as usual, Jake.
I bought one for myself just before Christmas.
One small point. ECS ships the washers and bolts separate from the bar. I assumed they just didn't enclose the hardware so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By avincent52
What Jaundiced said. I had an Acura Integra...

What Jaundiced said.
I had an Acura Integra for 17 years and the only thing I replaced besides tires/brakes/battery was an alternator.
A BMW is a different kind of car. I've put a bunch of work...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-06-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By avincent52
I don't think Rogue does exhaust installs,...

I don't think Rogue does exhaust installs, although I might call them for a suggestion, too. They were nice but not particularly helpful when I asked if they might have a BMW with an Ikon aboard, or...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By avincent52
Suggestion for a muffler shop for Rogue Ikon install in North NJ?

I'm getting a Rogue Ikon today and I'm looking for a shop to install it.
This is an axle back system so it shouldn't be a tough install, but I'd like it done right and at a decent price.
I'm in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By avincent52
Let's remember that the OP is in Hawaii, so the...

Let's remember that the OP is in Hawaii, so the selection of local cars, or cars that can be shipped economically, is much smaller than on the mainland.

I'd get the VIN and check the build sheet...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 01-03-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By avincent52
I'd go to a generic collector car sites and/or...

I'd go to a generic collector car sites and/or forums (don't have to be BMW) and search for the "steps to starting a barn find" or "starting a car after long-term storage."
I found a couple below...
Forum: Parting Out 01-02-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,041
Posted By avincent52
Might be interested in the seats. Where are you...

Might be interested in the seats.
Where are you located?
Forum: Parting Out 01-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,698
Posted By avincent52
I need a black midrange front door speaker grill...

I need a black midrange front door speaker grill and inner ring for a sedan/wagon (driver side)
I also need a black lower "woofer" speaker grill and mounting hardware for a sedan/wagon (driver side)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,419
Posted By avincent52
A ECS Tuning Carbon Fiber Strut Bar. Very cool.

A ECS Tuning Carbon Fiber Strut Bar. Very cool.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By avincent52
I agree with that statement. FWIW, I bought a...

I agree with that statement.
FWIW, I bought a 2002 325iT (wagon) with a 5speed and a sports package.
Those cars are like hen's teeth and I was unwilling to compromise so I waited, and ended up...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 12-22-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By avincent52
Nice work. That's an exquisite color. Much more...

Nice work. That's an exquisite color. Much more sophisticated than the typical "Rosso Corsa."
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