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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By clydesdale
re-install rear foldable seat. Stuck

Any tips on getting the rear seat bolsters back in place? I popped them out to pull the trunk liner to replace my rear shocks and I can't seem to get them back in. They look like they just snap...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By clydesdale
Do I need both the strut mount socket and the...

Do I need both the strut mount socket and the bleeder wrench? I snugged the mount up and put the strut back in the car. But, I don't need to drive it much. Is this something I can do with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By clydesdale
How do I tighten the nut at top of Koni yellow struts

The Koni struts do not have an allen key head on top like the stock struts do. I was able to use a spark plug socket with a wrench and an allen key to remove the stock struts. But, the Koni uses a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-04-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By clydesdale
Getting ready to replace struts on ZHP with Koni yellow- autozone spring compressor?

Will the regular, free rental spring compressor work at Advance Auto Parts or do I need something special? Thanks.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-25-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
This car is driven primarily by my wife in the...

This car is driven primarily by my wife in the warmer months and I get to stretch it's legs once in a while and fix when broken. We like performance but are not going to track the car. A downgrade in...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Still confusing. Raptorman, you are running tge...

Still confusing. Raptorman, you are running tge STR.T with stock zhp springs? Why is this ok with this shock, but with the koni sports you have to go with the shock for sports suspension? Can't...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
The koni STR is looking like a slight upgrade...

The koni STR is looking like a slight upgrade from stock. The yellowsports are adjustable and likely not necessary as this is primarycar for my eife. I get to run it too. The koni sale makes koni...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Bavauto has the Koni STR for $111 for each front,...

Bavauto has the Koni STR for $111 for each front, compared to $230 for each bilstein sport. Bavauto is running a deal on koni. Other thoughts on the STR VS Bilstein sport? I thank all of you a ton.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Hmmm, Turner is recommending koni STR. They claim...

Hmmm, Turner is recommending koni STR. They claim cheaper and good quality. They also claimed bilstein HD are ok, even with zhp. But that is the first i have heard that.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Thank you for the help. I am not nuts about the...

Thank you for the help. I am not nuts about the chassis being lifted, but 1/4 inch isn't bad. At times, i wonder if i should just throw stock equivalentSachs under this. I am not tracking, but want...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Stock height is fine. If going bilstein, it...

Stock height is fine. If going bilstein, it seems like i need the B8 shocks for lowered car. I can't get hd because of stock lower zhp. Correct?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Can you comment more on the ride, performance,...

Can you comment more on the ride, performance, durability, value, etc... Which do you prefer and why. Thanks.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By clydesdale
Need new shocks and struts- koni on sale vs bilstein for zhp

I am in need of new struts and shocks. Bavauto has Koni 20% off. How do these compare to Bilstein? I was going to order Bilstein but then saw the sale on Koni. Thoughts?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By clydesdale
Ugh- Alignment job went bad - strut mout bolts fell? Common?

I dropped my car off at BMW to get aligned. I then get a call a few hours later saying they had a problem with a couple of the bolts. It turns out when they went to loosen the strut tower bolts,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By clydesdale
Alignment- go to dealer? Regular tire shop? Anything special

I have a 2004 330i zhp package that is in really nice condition. I am not sure I want to just dump it off to the discount tire shop. Do you guys go to the dealer? Sears? Who do you trust with your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By clydesdale
need a link to pictures on sedan shadowline removal and clips

Does anybody have any links to pictures that show the shadowline trim? How it is attached and what the clips look like. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By clydesdale
04 330i car alarm keeps going off. How to diagnose?

There must be a sensor issue or something. How do I diagnose why this alarm keeps going off? Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By clydesdale
TheOCHO, That is my exact problem. Anybody...

TheOCHO,
That is my exact problem. Anybody have a solution or know of a donor car?
Forum: Parting Out 03-16-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By clydesdale
I am still looking for a wrecked e46 sedan to get...

I am still looking for a wrecked e46 sedan to get a donor clip. Anybody know of one or come up with a solution for this fairly common issue?
Forum: Parting Out 01-26-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By clydesdale
I need the clip that is at the passenger rear...

I need the clip that is at the passenger rear door. I'm looking for a wrecked sedan from which I can remove the clip from the trim.
Forum: Parting Out 01-21-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By clydesdale
That is what I need, the trim piece side. There...

That is what I need, the trim piece side. There has got to be a wrecked sedan out there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By clydesdale
shadowline trim clip missing - how the hell do I solve this?

I have been looking for a wrecked e46 sedan for a while now. The passenger side rear door can't be opened because everytime I do, I end up moving the shadowline trim as well. The rain gutter is...
Forum: Parting Out 01-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By clydesdale
I need a trime piece - Need a wrecked e46 sedan.

I need a retaining clip that is on the shadowline of a sedan. Does anybody know where I can find a wrecked e46 sedan. I do not want to buy a whole piece of shadowline just for this one small clip...
Forum: Parting Out 07-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By clydesdale
I need a part from someone's wrecked part out

Can someone please help with this? All I need is the white plastic piece that is attached to the window arch gutter on a sedan. The last clip that is on the curved part of the passenger rear door. ...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By clydesdale
I have Khumo Ecsta 4x on all 4 corners and the...

I have Khumo Ecsta 4x on all 4 corners and the Bridgestone tramlining is gone. The car is now a true pleasure to drive.
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