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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By rvnvet
The Financial Officer who sold me the policy at...

The Financial Officer who sold me the policy at the dealer also told me that if I did in fact sell the car she would pro-rate the policy as if I turned it in and I would wind up with about $600 to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2004, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By rvnvet
BMW depends on a lot of return customers. I guess...

BMW depends on a lot of return customers. I guess they don't want to make their customer base unhappy, so they decided to cover the car for the remainder of the 7/70 but just for their customers...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By rvnvet
Think twice before you buy that extended warranty !!

I bought my 00 323i new back in October of 1999.. I never buy extended warranties but I figured the repairs on this car were expensive, so what the hell, I bought it for $1700.. It was a 7 year/70000...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2004, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By rvnvet
Cost me $800 at the dealer.. They did a fine job...

Cost me $800 at the dealer.. They did a fine job and they use OEM glass with the original tint...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-09-2004, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By rvnvet
2000 323i for sale..NY area

I have a 2000 323i for sale and here are the specs....
Titanium silver with black leather interior...
Automatic steptronic transmission...
Both sport and premium packages...
18" Breyton...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2004, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By rvnvet
I have a 2000 323i that I'm giving serious...

I have a 2000 323i that I'm giving serious thought to selling..
It has the Sport & Premium packages, all black leather interior, steptronic transmission, 18" Breyton Inspiration wheels with 235x40...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-08-2004, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By rvnvet
Since the wheels are 18x8, then you should put...

Since the wheels are 18x8, then you should put 225x40's all around. If the rears were 18x8.5 then you could put 255x35's... Since you live upstate NY where there is pleanty of snow, I really don't...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-09-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 995
Posted By rvnvet
You know I think about 12weeks of Marine or Army...

You know I think about 12weeks of Marine or Army Basic Training will cure all you bashfull guys on this forum.. Possibly things have changed since I was in the military in 1967 but, in the Latrene...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-08-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,777
Posted By rvnvet
It's still the Wild West in Arizona.. You never...

It's still the Wild West in Arizona.. You never can tell when you might have to kill a snake with your 9mm.. The trouble with society today is that anyone can have kids but not everyone can be a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By rvnvet
All that spray stuff is not going to cure the...

All that spray stuff is not going to cure the odor problem..... If the evaporator is bad, then it needs to be replaced... Replacing the evaporator is no small deal.. The whole dash board had to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2004, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By rvnvet
There have been posts about this subject...

There have been posts about this subject before... I don't have this problem with my BMW, but I did have it on my 2002 VW Golf..The dealer tried the sprays in the ventilation system and changed the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-07-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By rvnvet
To avoid the rim sticking out past the tire, you...

To avoid the rim sticking out past the tire, you should go with 235x40's and I'm going to guess that you got the Breytons with the offset of 44... It's good that they discontinued the P7000's, they...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-05-2004, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,744
Posted By rvnvet
My comments were not directed twoards you...

My comments were not directed twoards you personally.. My comments were made because I had 225's on 18x8.5 Breytons and I experienced those problems with mine.. I have the chips and nicks on the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-05-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,744
Posted By rvnvet
Here are 3 good reasons why you SHOULD NOT put...

Here are 3 good reasons why you SHOULD NOT put 225mm tires on an 8.5" wheel.......
1. the wheel lip sticks out past the tire
2. you get chips and dings on the wheel lip because the tire does not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By rvnvet
I don't have this problem on my 323i, but I did...

I don't have this problem on my 323i, but I did have it on my 2002 VW Golf.. I brought it to the dealer several times for this problem... First they said it was a clogged moon roof drain... Then they...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-01-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By rvnvet
I have had 18x8.5 (et44) Breytons on my car for...

I have had 18x8.5 (et44) Breytons on my car for the past 4 years with no problems.. But I do watch out for pot holes.. You can get 4 new 19" (et44)Inspirations from Tirerack for under $1500 plus...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rvnvet
The dealer has a list of all TSB's issued by...

The dealer has a list of all TSB's issued by BMW... Tell him all you know about this problem and also that you know of many other people with the problem too. Since this problem does not effect all...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-24-2004, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,064
Posted By rvnvet
The OEM staggered setup for an e46 is 225x40x18x8...

The OEM staggered setup for an e46 is 225x40x18x8 et47 front and 255x35x18x8.5 et50 rear... If you have 8" wide wheels all around you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rvnvet
A TSB is a Technical Service Bulletin.. A TSB is...

A TSB is a Technical Service Bulletin.. A TSB is generated when numerious amounts of people complain to the dealer about one particular problem or concern.. BMW knows of this problem because of all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rvnvet
This seems to be a problem on a lot of 2000 e46...

This seems to be a problem on a lot of 2000 e46 cars with auto transmissions.. I have the same problem with this droaning noise at highway speeds when i give it gas.. I have 30000 miles on my ride...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By rvnvet
the problem seems to be fixable.... But now...

the problem seems to be fixable.... But now CERTIFY says his was fixed with a software update... Who knows??? Also it seems that this happens mostly to auto trans. but also can happen to standard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2004, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By rvnvet
I usually notice the problem when I'm doing 65-70...

I usually notice the problem when I'm doing 65-70 and decide to accelerate. I get this droning or whining sound from under the car for a few seconds and then it stops when I take my foot of the gas...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2004, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By rvnvet
Update on 00 e46 droning noise...

For all those with 2000 323's with that droning or whining noise at highway speeds, here is some info....

I went on the Roadfly boards and the guys on that site are having the same problem......
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-19-2004, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By rvnvet
Here is my setup on a 2000 323i sport that's not...

Here is my setup on a 2000 323i sport that's not lowered..
18x8.5 Breytons et44 with 235x40 Bridgestone RE750 all around ..(rounded top sidewalls)... Keep in mind that proper offset is the key to...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-19-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By rvnvet
The front setup will most likely work.. But I'm...

The front setup will most likely work.. But I'm pretty sure the rear setup won't. OEM offset for the rear is et50 on 8.5's.. I have 235x40's on Breytons with an et44 on my car. With that set up the...
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