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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,003
Posted By RudyT
I don't think it will make a difference, as mine...

I don't think it will make a difference, as mine was dynoed in 4th (I have a 5-speed).
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,003
Posted By RudyT
In case anybody is curious about the specific...

In case anybody is curious about the specific gear ratios here's a list for all E46's:
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential/GearRatios.htm
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,260
Posted By RudyT
There's a wire right in front of the shifter for...

There's a wire right in front of the shifter for the ashtray light you can tap into.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
Yep, but that same run resulted in a +17.6 ft·lbf...

Yep, but that same run resulted in a +17.6 ft·lbf :thumbsup:
I am not concentrating on the numbers too much, I'm hoping nobody buys an intake and expects to gain +11HP off the bat.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
Nobody is bragging, just wanted to throw up the...

Nobody is bragging, just wanted to throw up the numbers if anybody is curious. Stock 230 bhp and 221 ft·lbf, if you factor in a 15% drivetrain the numbers look ok to me. Car is a 5MT and at the time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
Unfortunately I think that's how it goes - most...

Unfortunately I think that's how it goes - most of these upgrades will not alter the final number substantially, but change the hp/torque curve. Personally I would not pay for any intake or software...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
The tube is connected to the intake (It is such a...

The tube is connected to the intake (It is such a hassle to reinstall), but I have not checked where it goes!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
I have the box style pictured here: ...

I have the box style pictured here:
http://www.dinancars.com/products/3-Series/D760-0002-High-Flow-Intake-System.aspx

Dyno was a Dynocom, video here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzOlAiC_Pn8
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
I didn't pay a dime for it ;) Not sure what...

I didn't pay a dime for it ;)

Not sure what stock numbers are - The rev increase and speed limit taken off are nice, but I don't have a need for putting it past 6,500 or 127mph. The intake is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By RudyT
In case you guys are interested in HP numbers for...

In case you guys are interested in HP numbers for the Dinan package (intake, exhaust, software), here you go. Car also has headers.
http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb427/thebmwpartstore/018.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes 09-25-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By RudyT
If you post on ohiobimmers.com you might get a...

If you post on ohiobimmers.com you might get a better response.

-GL
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-19-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,942
Posted By RudyT
The Poly's come as a two piece, just coat with...

The Poly's come as a two piece, just coat with the provided copper-based lube, and snap in both sides. Then off for an alignment :woot:...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-19-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,942
Posted By RudyT
Should have mentioned that this was used for...

Should have mentioned that this was used for removal only. I used Powerflex bushings, so those were hand-pushed in :thumbsup:
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-19-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,942
Posted By RudyT
For removal, you can rent these two tools from...

For removal, you can rent these two tools from autozone:
OEM/Ball joint/U-Joint press set with 4WD service set...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By RudyT
Are you thinking of a different part? It connects...

Are you thinking of a different part? It connects the steering column directly to the steering rack. If a rut in the highway causes the front wheels to turn left, and the motion is not relayed to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By RudyT
Everything in the front has been replaced in the...

Everything in the front has been replaced in the last year, including RTAB's in the back as well as a proper alignment. If you look at the whole DIY thread I linked to, multiple people reported...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By RudyT
I disagree. Nothing else was changed on the car...

I disagree. Nothing else was changed on the car at the time.

To diagnose - Get underneath the car, with somebody holding the steering wheel, and another pushing/pulling the front tire. You will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By RudyT
Replace your steering coupler. This fixed my...

Replace your steering coupler. This fixed my issue completely.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4742548&postcount=14
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-08-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,579
Posted By RudyT
Not sure how it's not applying? They race at...

Not sure how it's not applying? They race at night, and use the headlights to see.

Not to mention BMW's sold in France before 1993 all came like this, by law....
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-08-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,579
Posted By RudyT
If it's so dangerous, why are ALMS cars running...

If it's so dangerous, why are ALMS cars running them? Notice the lenses are also painted.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/alsm+at+long+beach+4+14+07+part2+0431177036945.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,315
Posted By RudyT
Seriously? 8 year old ZHP with average miles, if...

Seriously? 8 year old ZHP with average miles, if it has service records and no major issues I don't see what the problem is. No reason to think it is "super beat" if you haven't driven it yet or know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By RudyT
pi4 iskash da smenish da bude ot lqvata strana...

pi4 iskash da smenish da bude ot lqvata strana li? Nqma bude eftino, po dobre da q prodadesh v anglia i kupish druga ot germania.

Think he wants to switch from RHD to LHD.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By RudyT
Yes it was. Why did you not buy it? PM me some...

Yes it was. Why did you not buy it? PM me some info if you could.

1-2 is usually notchy. Hard to get the shift right but you'll get the hang of it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By RudyT
Yep, it was a trade in. Take care of the rust, I...

Yep, it was a trade in. Take care of the rust, I remember the driver's side also window got stuck after the test drive. How is the transmission? Seemed a bit clunky when I drove it. Don't worry I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By RudyT
Yes it was. If you don't mind me asking - how...

Yes it was. If you don't mind me asking - how much did you talk them down to? We talked them down to 6500 over the phone, drove the car and told them no way we'd buy it and they offered to sell for...
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