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Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By teamdfl
You do NOT have to do the reinforcements to start...

You do NOT have to do the reinforcements to start hitting the track. Plan on doing Turner or similar subframe reinforcements within a couple years.

The only way to be sure about the failure is to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By teamdfl
Beads of rain water are wrong diameter and there...

Beads of rain water are wrong diameter and there is lint on the floor mat. Crush it.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-09-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By teamdfl
Ditch the 18s and run 225/50/16s with the stock...

Ditch the 18s and run 225/50/16s with the stock suspension.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By teamdfl
I installed the shifter and DSSR in my E46 on...

I installed the shifter and DSSR in my E46 on jack stands and did not have to drop the exhaust or driveshaft. Everything is easily visible from underneath, even the bitch clip.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By teamdfl
You bought a 50000 luxury car built by a...

You bought a 50000 luxury car built by a company not known for reliability. This stuff happens. My E46 has failed to start or left me stranded more than all my other BMWs combined which were...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By teamdfl
FS: 4 Dunlop snows on alloys, 195/65/15, NJ

Turn your 323 (or 325/328 with spacers) into a snowmobile.

Photos in wheel and tire forum

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1057866


http://teamdfl.com/forsale/snows/snows.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By teamdfl
Rear subframe mounting point condition is a...

Rear subframe mounting point condition is a function of driving style, not model/year/bodystyle. According to a reputable shop in TX, in ever single E46 where they have dropped the rear subframe,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,929
Posted By teamdfl
The horror

The horror
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 908
Posted By teamdfl
You will die in a fire. If you ever drive in...

You will die in a fire. If you ever drive in these conditions, you need a Canyonero SUV.
snow
ice
Texas
Mogadishu
school zone
the surface of a comet
rain
partly cloudy sky
temperatures...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By teamdfl
I found a Siemens/VDO when my pump died. The...

I found a Siemens/VDO when my pump died. The only aftermarket one I might try is an Airtex E8416M. Airtex makes high quality fuel pumps for other applications so this one could be good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 43,287
Posted By teamdfl
If an INPA cable and the appropriate software can...

If an INPA cable and the appropriate software can do that, it's time I dive into coding at home. I do not look forward to the eleventy billion hours of research required to find a good cable and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,125
Posted By teamdfl
A $5k E30 is more reliable than a $5k E46.

A $5k E30 is more reliable than a $5k E46.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By teamdfl
Sell it to a friend for $250 and run it in LeMons.

Sell it to a friend for $250 and run it in LeMons.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By teamdfl
FS: 4 Dunlop snows on alloys, 195/65/15, NJ

$500, currently located in Roxbury, NJ

I'm posting these for a friend at work. I recommended a set of snows mounted on alloys from the Tire Rack for his daughter's 2000 323i. She moved to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,653
Posted By teamdfl
I'll hit 210,000 miles this week on the original...

I'll hit 210,000 miles this week on the original clutch and my car has been tracked and autocrossed many times.

Thermostats and window regulators are a different story.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By teamdfl
Open the bleed screw with the engine running and...

Open the bleed screw with the engine running and at normal temp. Close it when coolant bleeds out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By teamdfl
Doing car work on an unlevel surface can...

Doing car work on an unlevel surface can seriously injure or kill someone. Make sure you kill yourself and no one else. Life sucks. Wear a helmet.
NSFW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 43,287
Posted By teamdfl
I reset an SES light after replacing a broken gas...

I reset an SES light after replacing a broken gas cap and rolled through inspection a couple days later. They failed me because of one readiness monitor, secondary air. My cheapo OBD2 tool...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By teamdfl
You found the worst mechanic in the world. ...

You found the worst mechanic in the world.

You need a new trailing arm, hub, and axle at a minimum.


http://teamdfl.com/bmw/e46/rear_wheel_bearing/
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By teamdfl
Yes, there is a tiny chance the problem is some...

Yes, there is a tiny chance the problem is some easily replaced external part but the huge majority of these problems in ZF and Getrag boxes are due to internal issues. In reality, it is time for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By teamdfl
Try a jack and jack stands under the low end.

Try a jack and jack stands under the low end.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-13-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By teamdfl
Bluetooth for idiots

My car is old enough that I cannot install the factory aux input (2001 325it business tape deck, CD changer in back). What are my options for bluetooth streaming of music? I don't need phone...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By teamdfl
I'm referring to the plastic widgets that provide...

I'm referring to the plastic widgets that provide the latching monkey motion. I consider the part to be of shoddy design when $.01 plastic parts responsible for a primary safety system fail. The...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By teamdfl
I cracked open the black plastic cover last...

I cracked open the black plastic cover last night. The two halves are glue together, not screwed, which makes servicing the receptacle tough.

With cover off, I got very good look at the mechanism...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By teamdfl
Get a 6 speed box.

Get a 6 speed box.
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