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Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By SLO Town
You're welcome. The bumpstops I'm using are...

You're welcome.

The bumpstops I'm using are the ones that come part of the Bilstein Sports. The front struts have the internal bumpstops that reside inside the strut body.

With just 5/8 inch...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By SLO Town
Educational: H&R Sport vs Eibach Pro-Kit on E46 330Ci and the downsides of lowering

Hello:

I am not starting this thread to stir up a conflict on this forum. Rather, I'm starting this thread to educate people on the risks associated with lowering springs.

Lowering springs...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-06-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By SLO Town
I'm going to replace both front struts. The rear...

I'm going to replace both front struts. The rear shocks were replaced 1,500 miles ago with E36 M3 versions.

I hope the front strut is under warranty. It should be.

Scott
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By SLO Town
2003 E46 330Ci Eibach Pro-Kit versus H&R Race (reds)

Hello:

Just so I can provide another source of info, I'm going to make an Eibach versus H&R spring thread.

My car is a 2003 330Ci ZSP, which I have owned since new. The suspension has been...
Forum: The Showroom 05-05-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
The first week after taking delivery I got...

The first week after taking delivery I got underneath it and wiped all the cosmoline off using mineral spirit soaked rags. Given that I special ordered mine from the factory (because of no sunroof);...
Forum: The Showroom 05-04-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
Might help if I attach the other pictures.

Might help if I attach the other pictures.
Forum: The Showroom 05-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
Thanks all. It's appreciated. Here's a few...

Thanks all. It's appreciated. Here's a few more.

I'm in the process of replacing my H&R Race (red) springs with some Eibach Pro-Kit versions. I've had the H&Rs on it for two or three years and...
Forum: The Showroom 05-01-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
Yes, scary indeed. My wonderful wife of 37 years...

Yes, scary indeed. My wonderful wife of 37 years once told me one of the greatest lines ever; "If you spent as much money on drugs as you do cars, you'd be in a rehab center somewhere." She was...
Forum: The Showroom 04-30-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
Thanks, folks. This is an non-detailed...

Thanks, folks.

This is an non-detailed picture of the motor. It looks like this all the time. No joke...

FWIW, the full list of modifications, every single one researched and installed by me....
Forum: The Showroom 04-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By SLO Town
SLO Town's 2003 330Ci undercarriage detail pictures

Hello Folks:

A few pictures from my twice a year undercarriage detail, this one done today, April 30 2014. I only hand wash with wool wash mitt and rinse with garden hose. I never stream clean...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By SLO Town
More great news! A well cared for E46 is a...

More great news! A well cared for E46 is a really reliable form of transportation. After 11 years and 78K miles mine has been absolutely flawless. Since taking possession, except for smog checks,...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By SLO Town
Nathan: Yeah, it's just a car, but this...

Nathan:

Yeah, it's just a car, but this makes me really happy!

Cars, even though they are inanimate objects, have a special kind of existence. Every car I've owned has had its own...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By SLO Town
Nathan: Take a breather from this "sell it"...

Nathan:

Take a breather from this "sell it" idea. If someone offers your asking price of $11,900, take it. Maybe. But whatever you do, do not discount the car any further. IMO, you price is...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By SLO Town
OP, IMO you should keep the car. $11,900 for...

OP, IMO you should keep the car. $11,900 for such a nicely cared for machine?! You've got to be kidding. It has to be worth far more than that to you. Seriously, you can drive it for another 100K...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
Jeez, awesome! You're good! Other picture set...

Jeez, awesome! You're good! Other picture set didn't have the bushing in it. This picture does.

The is a test, mango, what is the third item on my list that's not there in the pictures I posted...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
nwzj24, I wish I had now because the extra cost...

nwzj24, I wish I had now because the extra cost wouldn't have made any difference in the long run. But back at purchase time we already had two fairly new cars and I couldn't justify spending the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
Ah, Mango, you're very good. That picture I...

Ah, Mango, you're very good. That picture I posted earlier in the thread was before I put the E36 M3 versions on the rear end. Good spot, I'm impressed!

I took this photo just now. M3 shock. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
It's more of a hobby than anything else. While...

It's more of a hobby than anything else. While in college I used to crew for a very successful, national championship caliber SCCA race car team. The three years I crewed for them I was the sole...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
KOpower, the interior and side shot iPhone photos...

KOpower, the interior and side shot iPhone photos were taken just last week; 77K+ miles.

Alex323CI, good to see you!

dmax, because of HIPA I can't tell you what meds I'm on. Haha!

Other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
Forgot this one. It's one of my favorites... ...

Forgot this one. It's one of my favorites...

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
I suppose I'm showing off now. Haha! Here are...

I suppose I'm showing off now. Haha! Here are some pictures that should help you set your goals!

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
Thanks, all. But mjpgolf1, what a kind...

Thanks, all.



But mjpgolf1, what a kind message. Thank you.

It sounds like you have a big project on your hands. Why was that particular E46 chosen for your refurbishment? Good luck.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,683
Posted By SLO Town
It's been awhile. Hello!

Hello Folks!

Back when the E46 was the latest chassis, I used to spend a lot more time here. I'm one of the "old guys" now, in both age and forum membership. I hope all you new folks are...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-26-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,805
Posted By SLO Town
To replace bushing #14 in the above illustration,...

To replace bushing #14 in the above illustration, you have to drop the diff.

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By SLO Town
This is absolutely NOT normal! OP, if this...

This is absolutely NOT normal!

OP, if this amount of engine movement is occurring, your engine mounts are totally shot and need to be replaced. Forget the leaking comments, the compressed...
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