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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 13,959
Posted By JasonLI25t
i have a Saleri WP which is apparently held...

i have a Saleri WP which is apparently held together by European glue and Italian mysteries. 3.5 years/40k miles and no issues. $46 vs $175. Without any judgement on the Stewart, if we know of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,858
Posted By JasonLI25t
very true, which is why i am weary of anecdotal...

very true, which is why i am weary of anecdotal evidence, both good and bad. i have the regular DSC as well. i don't think i have that extra round port in the engine bay either, but those two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,858
Posted By JasonLI25t
subframe cracks...maybe but somewhat anecdotal. ...

subframe cracks...maybe but somewhat anecdotal. lighting...true, but HID introduces potential added liability for repairs. I do agree that oem LED tails are a nice touch. Better diagnostics? how?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,858
Posted By JasonLI25t
What a consistent fool you are. you have only...

What a consistent fool you are. you have only earned respect because of time spent whipping up OCD-laden DIYs. Anyone with real automotive knowledge that follows your posts can tell what a fraud...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,098
Posted By JasonLI25t
any bmw with an an n/a inline 6 and a manual...

any bmw with an an n/a inline 6 and a manual gearbox will be prized by enthusiasts in the future if it is in good condition. any of them.

this does not mean it will appreciate in value or that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,926
Posted By JasonLI25t
similar but not the same internals as the...

similar but not the same internals as the 2jz-gte, it isn't as strong as many think but it has tons of potential. the bigger issue at high horsepower levels with the IS300 is the transmission. the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,926
Posted By JasonLI25t
what is ridiculous about it? the quietest 6...

what is ridiculous about it? the quietest 6 cylinders I have heard have been made by Lexus, and their cars are remarkably devoid of any NVH at all. It's so isolated, it is frequently a complaint.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By JasonLI25t
sounds like you fixed it? high five? ...

sounds like you fixed it? high five?

tl;dr Unbelievably, when i replaced the broken parts with working parts, it solved my problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By JasonLI25t
the compounds/chemicals used won't harm the paint...

the compounds/chemicals used won't harm the paint (could probably even polish with it, not that i recommend it) so there is no need to tape unless you are worried your hand will slip while sanding. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By JasonLI25t
it's a decent deal, but ECS has OEM bmw wipers...

it's a decent deal, but ECS has OEM bmw wipers with the wind deflector for $28 and they are still the best ones I have tried (least chatter, no strange wind noise). I try to include it with a larger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,926
Posted By JasonLI25t
BMW has plenty of I6 applications still...just...

BMW has plenty of I6 applications still...just because there are turbos strapped to it doesn't change the engine layout. The days of N/A inline 6s are numbered or over, but the inline 6 is still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,502
Posted By JasonLI25t
in the same vein as the aux cord guys i would say...

in the same vein as the aux cord guys i would say my headunit has been a great upgrade. anything that allows our old cars to connect with modern audio sources makes it feel a lot less old. people...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By JasonLI25t
there's nothing wrong with what you are doing,...

there's nothing wrong with what you are doing, but i think for another $5 i would rather just have one sent to me ready to go.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By JasonLI25t
even a couple of relatively inexpensive woofers...

even a couple of relatively inexpensive woofers like this are a big upgrade from stock and can handle some power (for rear shelf)
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By JasonLI25t
this should sound very good with proper...

this should sound very good with proper installation. definitely sound deaden...whether you like dynamat, quick-roof from home depot, or spray on boom-mat, i have found they all work fairly well.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By JasonLI25t
since it was double posted i use this. it...

since it was double posted

i use this. it is cheap and effective. it isn't perfect, but it works. one way check valve, basically what you describe. cheap enough so I decided to just buy one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By JasonLI25t
i use this. it is cheap and effective. it isn't...

i use this. it is cheap and effective. it isn't perfect, but it works. one way check valve, basically what you describe. cheap enough so I decided to just buy one rather than make one.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By JasonLI25t
The EONON headunit has rather weak pre-amp...

The EONON headunit has rather weak pre-amp outputs but it will still be much better than using a LOC. Those focal components are superb...the woofers should fit just fine, but the tweeters may be a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,177
Posted By JasonLI25t
i know what i'm doing. the crossover points are...

i know what i'm doing. the crossover points are simple as are the resistance values. it was trial and error for best quality, some were a little harsh, probably too sensitive. But the combination...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By JasonLI25t
it's not a maserati biturbo. the e46 is not...

it's not a maserati biturbo. the e46 is not simply a project car. come on.

of course it's no fit...it's no honda period. and of course it won't be as reliable, but an e46 is absolutely...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,177
Posted By JasonLI25t
i have the regular system, but i use the HK...

i have the regular system, but i use the HK woofers in the front doors, onkyo 2 inch drivers meant for a sound bar in each of the midrange slots, and a small overstock parts express silk tweeter in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 698
Posted By JasonLI25t
you technically do not need hub centric rings as...

you technically do not need hub centric rings as long as the bore isn't too SMALL. properly installed wheels will be centered perfectly and the conical seat of the lug bolt helps to ensure that. as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,124
Posted By JasonLI25t
this is probably a record. you do live in a...

this is probably a record. you do live in a great place for feats like this. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By JasonLI25t
is your coolant level dropping? i would want a...

is your coolant level dropping? i would want a more certain diagnosis of a failed headgasket. get the fan working right (do the electric conversion, IMO), re-bleed the system and see if the problem...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,124
Posted By JasonLI25t
unfortunately mishimoto received a LOT of...

unfortunately mishimoto received a LOT of feedback in this thread. And while being polite and individually responding to almost all of it, it looks like essentially NONE of it was listened to, and...
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