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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,460
Posted By backroadswest
You wouldn't be driving if BMW didn't exist. ...

You wouldn't be driving if BMW didn't exist.
Neither would anyone else.

Simple fact of global automotive life.

Have a nice day.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 06-25-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 271,688
Posted By backroadswest
:confused: Perhaps even participating in...

:confused:


Perhaps even participating in this Forum, with a photo of your car in the archives could be construed as a reason to DQ. :eek:

I would rush out and return my car to stock, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By backroadswest
Best investment would be to attend a Track Day or...

Best investment would be to attend a Track Day or two with professional instruction.
It will make you a much smoother pilot, and you will learn to operate your car in a repeatable, safe...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 06-03-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 271,688
Posted By backroadswest
So let's look at a couple of timeline examples: ...

So let's look at a couple of timeline examples:
'01 E46 -- Now (presumed) out of any warranty.
Car's 8-ish years old.
By the time the claim period expires, in 09/2010, the car would be approx. 9+...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 06-03-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 271,688
Posted By backroadswest
So easy to complain... How many Forum Members...

So easy to complain...
How many Forum Members were standing up with Eric Bacca when he filed the suit?
Suit filed in CA, under laws of USA. Why would that include the rest of North America?
E46...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 06-02-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 271,688
Posted By backroadswest
Settlement indicates USA only.

Settlement indicates USA only.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By backroadswest
At what mileage?

At what mileage?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By backroadswest
Speaking of which, is anyone changing fuel...

Speaking of which, is anyone changing fuel filters, or are we considering them "lifetime" as well?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By backroadswest
Bad gas or water build-up in remaining 1/4 tank? ...

Bad gas or water build-up in remaining 1/4 tank?
Do you often run the tank down below that level?
If not, chances are you might have water in there, and when it gets down that low it starts sucking...
Forum: Miscellaneous 03-06-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,941
Posted By backroadswest
You should block out the license plate when you...

You should block out the license plate when you post these photos.
You don't want to have someone hack the DMV records and come steal your car.

Oh, it's just a model.......sorry.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,860
Posted By backroadswest
Sounds like an epidemicic.... Bring it up once...

Sounds like an epidemicic....
Bring it up once and everyone's got it.
Beware!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,657
Posted By backroadswest
Garmin Nuvi 200/300 series. Short trips, stick...

Garmin Nuvi 200/300 series.
Short trips, stick it in the cubbie below the HVAC, run on battery power.
Long trips, use the bean-bag weighted holder, and put it up on the dash, with a power cord to...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-03-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,074
Posted By backroadswest
Just got an '05 CPO E46 M3 on 3/1. SMG,...

Just got an '05 CPO E46 M3 on 3/1. SMG, TiAg/Black, 41k. Been watching this car since early Jan. Window price dropped 6k Friday, to total of 10k off, and I could not pass it by. But, I think I'm done...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-27-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By backroadswest
Maybe just go to a couple of detail shops to get...

Maybe just go to a couple of detail shops to get opinions.
You don't have to buy. Just say Thank You...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-27-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By backroadswest
Do you ever use a car cover?

Do you ever use a car cover?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,299
Posted By backroadswest
Lance would love them. LiveSTRONG !!

Lance would love them. LiveSTRONG !!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,532
Posted By backroadswest
Buy to stimulate the economy. One side silver,...

Buy to stimulate the economy.
One side silver, one side black.
No individual can look at both sides at once.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By backroadswest
One thought is that your insurance company may...

One thought is that your insurance company may tell you that his Homeowner's Policy would cover your car if the garage burned down and it was a total loss.
If so, then does he have adequate...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By backroadswest
Agree that 6 months is not that long of a time. ...

Agree that 6 months is not that long of a time.
However, consider a couple of things: First, would you want to trust and/or burden your friend with trying to perform a start-up & warm-up on a...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-04-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By backroadswest
Yew canna do it, Laddie

Yew canna do it, Laddie
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,655
Posted By backroadswest
Poll

Both of our 330s (sedan & coupe) have DRLs.
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-27-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By backroadswest
Same as driving when you've just washed &...

Same as driving when you've just washed & waxed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,617
Posted By backroadswest
'04 330Ci / 32,000 mi. '04 330i / 24,000 mi. ...

'04 330Ci / 32,000 mi.
'04 330i / 24,000 mi.

Almost broken-in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By backroadswest
I'm a dad going on 58, driving a low-mileage '04...

I'm a dad going on 58, driving a low-mileage '04 330Ci. My son's 21, in college, and I'm "lending" him my '00 Z3 M Coupe (S52 engine). I feel your pain...
Really though, I think you've gotten some...
Forum: Complete Cars 11-21-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,238
Posted By backroadswest
Might be more a matter of "Supply & Demand." ...

Might be more a matter of "Supply & Demand."
Your "Demand" might not instantly generate "Supply."
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