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Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-04-2013, 10:45 AM
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Views: 1,432
Posted By hueyhy
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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
thanks for the input. I love the interior and...

thanks for the input. I love the interior and exterior too.
Since i'm getting the leasing deal which is based on base model, I won't get the CUE system.(anyway, i'm not a big fan of big touch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
I can afford that, but as my daily driver and the...

I can afford that, but as my daily driver and the only car, performance is not the only point.
I think a new compact sport sedan in stock condition is a good compromise between weekend fun and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
lol. I understand the image of Caddy owners, but...

lol. I understand the image of Caddy owners, but we are talking about ATS, a compact sports sedan.
which is an exciting car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
lol but the down payment and lease money will...

lol
but the down payment and lease money will eventually be from the sale of 330i
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
Yes, the mileage is limited to 30000 miles over 3...

Yes, the mileage is limited to 30000 miles over 3 years. However that won't be a problem for me since I commute less than 2 miles one way. Over the last three years, I've only drive maybe 20000 miles...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
yes I own the bimmer. For the situation you...

yes I own the bimmer.

For the situation you said, the "GAP insurance" would cover it.

I just wonder if it worth it to sell the E46 for a new ATS. (and pay about 5~6k extra in three years)
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
the 2.0T got 270+ brake horsepower, and 260+...

the 2.0T got 270+ brake horsepower, and 260+ torque, according to a dyno test, the HP on the wheels are over 230~240, so it has a lot more power than my 330i for sure.
But I love my 330i too, really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By hueyhy
E46 330i switch(upgrade) to 2013 ATS 2.0T, any thoughts?

I know this might not be a good place to get answers for this issue.

Got a leasing deal from Caddy dealer, 3000 down + 320 monthly payment (all after tax, and include all misc fees) for a ATS...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-31-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By hueyhy
I think it's a "YMMV" situation. btw,...

I think it's a "YMMV" situation.

btw, what's the weight adding mean. just put some weight in the car?
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-31-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By hueyhy
it's about 40 minutes driving to there (one way),...

it's about 40 minutes driving to there (one way), and I just don't trust them and don't want them to touch my car . ( driving back and forth, gas + toll is about $30, and it is not worth it)
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-31-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By hueyhy
Specical equipment for alignment?

Done my alignment in an indy shop after I replaced some suspension parts.
the numbers were OK after it was done.
But I now feel the car wanders and I suspect it was the toe angle not right. ...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-19-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By hueyhy
Could alignment work bring in clunking noise?

Done my control arm and tie rod end replacement yesterday.
after that I immediately drove to a alignment shop and done the alignment.

while I was driving to there, there's no clunking IIRC
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By hueyhy
home made wheel bearing tool?

Just watched this video for rear wheel bearing job.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_505999&feature=iv&src_vid=wKYL9_4mXRI&v=DX9iCZIVgFY

this guy use no special tools for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By hueyhy
yes I was planning to change the control arm and...

yes I was planning to change the control arm and tie rod ends regardless of this vibration problem.(however I would like to know the cause of the vibration. never thought about the wheel bearing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By hueyhy
I can feel some marble grumbling at low speed...

I can feel some marble grumbling at low speed clearly. didn't know what was that. just see it's one of the failing bearing symptoms.
I'll check the bearings if it still vibrates after I put the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By hueyhy
thanks. I'll do that first. Just curious...

thanks. I'll do that first.

Just curious about how long the ball joints can last and what it would be like.
myabe I am overcautious, but those parts looked like never been replaced.(i get the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By hueyhy
oh no... but why it only happens at highway and...

oh no...
but why it only happens at highway and only when i turn left?
shouldn't it vibrate all the time?

is it easy to check ?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By hueyhy
Car vibrates at highway when turning slightly left(and only to left). Ball joint?

Hi guys, happy thanksgiving~

I recently found that my car vibrates. I'm pretty sure it's from the front. It happens when driving higher than 50mph, and when I turn slightly left (like, when...
Forum: Engine & Performance 10-15-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By hueyhy
sorry it's sold. couldn't edit the thread now ,...

sorry it's sold.
couldn't edit the thread now , don't know why...
sorry for the confusion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By hueyhy
get the job done today. There IS a bolt holds the...

get the job done today. There IS a bolt holds the shafts together.
there's NO circlip on my 330i.

vibration seems gone, hopefully it won't come back again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By hueyhy
Center support bearing replacement done. rubber toasted...

had fierece vibration when accelerate (after I replaced the flex disc, in the wrong direction)
then I had to get a new guibo and csb and do it again.
When I removed the heat shield, I found the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By hueyhy
haven't really found a detailed DIY with pics for...

haven't really found a detailed DIY with pics for E46. Can find some other models but the shaft and bearing are a little different.

Yes I'll do the guibo correct this time. and will do the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By hueyhy
I see the circlip, but where did you find it?...

I see the circlip, but where did you find it? (the pic)
I found the circlip on pelican parts but it listed some models which don't include my E46 330i (but some other E46s are in there).
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By hueyhy
E46 driveshaft disassemble (CSB replacement) question

My car is a 330i (02')

Gonna DIY the CSB(center support bearing) replacement. I got the bearing assembly (with the bracket, rubber, etc.)

I checked different sources. basically I'll need to...
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