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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,846
Posted By rkj082000
I currently have 205,000 miles on my 99 328i...

I currently have 205,000 miles on my 99 328i 5spd. I have put a lot of money into maintenance over the years, some DIY some indy shop work, shocks, struts, plugs, bushings, wheel bearings, radiator,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 128,562
Posted By rkj082000
99 328i 193K miles!

99 328i 193K miles!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By rkj082000
My shop allows me to bring in my own parts...

My shop allows me to bring in my own parts without any hassle. Save a lot of money that way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Poll: Wiper Blades
Views: 2,617
Posted By rkj082000
PIAA silicon bavauto

PIAA silicon bavauto
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By rkj082000
Thanks for the info. Sounds about right, have a...

Thanks for the info. Sounds about right, have a quote of about 1,200 from an independent shop.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By rkj082000
Thanks Doug. Let me clarify, I have only...

Thanks Doug.

Let me clarify, I have only done the basics like oil changes, sway bars, links the easy stuff... I do not want to deal with gas, I understand it's fairly easy, but I have the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By rkj082000
Crossroad with my 99 328i

I currently have a 99 328i with 176K on the odometer. I have maintained the car very well. I like the car, 5 speed, drive by cable, heavy steering, looks good. I always say to myself, this is my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,321
Posted By rkj082000
1999 328i no issues

1999 328i 5 speed. Just turned 167k miles and recently had subframe checked for the 2nd time, luckily no cracks found.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-01-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By rkj082000
Feeler Good Year F1-DS3

I am about to get new tires. I have 2 Good Year F1-DS3 205-55 R16 that have about 30% tread left. 40$ for both, must be picked up. I am in Bristol, CT. I am looking to get my new tires in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By rkj082000
I believe you have to activate the rain-sensing...

I believe you have to activate the rain-sensing wipers, check the owners manual.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 128,562
Posted By rkj082000
99 328i 5 speed 157,000 miles Replaced: ...

99 328i 5 speed 157,000 miles

Replaced:

Radiator/expansion tank
water pump / pulleys /belts
A/C Evaprator
control arms / bushings
power steering res.
diff fluid x 2
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-15-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By rkj082000
Thumbs Up I used to rent to a section 8 tenant. Like...

I used to rent to a section 8 tenant. Like others have said, check arrives on the 1rst every month, which to me is the most important thing when renting. And if they trash the place, they will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,113
Posted By rkj082000
99 328i, 137K, still runs great (knock on wood...

99 328i, 137K, still runs great (knock on wood trim).......
Bought the car with 75K on it, I change the oil every 7,500 - 8,000, have done brakes, new a/c , UUC sways, new control arms and...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-25-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 409,766
Posted By rkj082000
Micro-Fiber vs 100% cotton towels

I have a question regarding towels.

Some say 100% USA cotton is the safest thing to use to avoid scratching, swirl marks, etc....

Some say that micro-fiber is the safest thing to use to avoid...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-18-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By rkj082000
Yes, I can apply it to my whole car in about...

Yes, I can apply it to my whole car in about 20-30 minutes. I do spray a little Z6 on the applicator pad, helps it spread easily.....:thumbsup:
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-18-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By rkj082000
As far as your friend, I bet he put the swirls...

As far as your friend, I bet he put the swirls in his paint when he washed it. What did he use for a wash mit, and what did he use to dry the car with? I Always use a 5 gallon bucket filled to the...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-18-2006, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By rkj082000
Your using the ZFX, so you do not have to wait...

Your using the ZFX, so you do not have to wait an hour to wipe off. I have had the best results by waiting about 20 minutes. Basically, I apply it to the whole car, which takes about 20-30...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-18-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,652
Posted By rkj082000
Very nice! Zaino is the only product I use now, ...

Very nice! Zaino is the only product I use now, can't say enough about their products, I receive so many compliments on my car after it's "Zainoed". I always get a look of shock after I tell them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By rkj082000
They are not giving you a deal for 1,200.00. ...

They are not giving you a deal for 1,200.00. That sounds more like the price w/ labor. I would call a different dealership and have them quote you just the parts for comparison before you...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-17-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By rkj082000
You can set your permissions on the share to not...

You can set your permissions on the share to not allow that user access to them, they will be able to see them, but not map or use them. You could also use a $ after the share name to make it a...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-16-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By rkj082000
I have a similar set-up, but not in a basement. ...

I have a similar set-up, but not in a basement. I keep the room at 68 F. The key is to avoid big temp changes, which can be hard on electronics (especially hard drives). I would also be concerned...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2005, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By rkj082000
I have had them for a while now, no issues yet. ...

I have had them for a while now, no issues yet. I believe the tearing issue was a result of not installing them correctly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By rkj082000
I also park mine for the winter (in the garage),...

I also park mine for the winter (in the garage), and drive my 96 Exploder through the winter months. When the roads are dry in the winter, I take it out for a drive and try to get out on the highway...
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-29-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By rkj082000
I recently went through my divorce (in CT though,...

I recently went through my divorce (in CT though, and her idea). I talked to a few lawyers and was given the same advice. It may be too late for you, but, as hard as it may seem, you need to...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 11-28-2005, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By rkj082000
:werd: good stuff, works great on your exterior...

:werd: good stuff, works great on your exterior black trim too.
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