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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-24-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By zoompastu
This is happening to me but with the stock nav...

This is happening to me but with the stock nav unit. Did you ever figure out what caused this?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-17-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By zoompastu
CD changer sound cuts out on right side speakers

This is super annoying and I can't narrow it down. The sound cuts out on the right side speakers only. It doesn't do it on FM only CDs. Its a 2002 330xi with the Factory H&K, Alpine CD changer, and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-10-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By zoompastu
Here, use this tool to figure it out... I've used...

Here, use this tool to figure it out... I've used this for nearly a decade now.
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-10-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,024
Posted By zoompastu
Its still a good idea to put on new bumpstops...

Its still a good idea to put on new bumpstops regardless. They're cheap and the foam is pretty ragged by now....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By zoompastu
The E39 M5 wheels are beautiful! Still one of my...

The E39 M5 wheels are beautiful! Still one of my favorite cars. I so wish I had your diesel! BMW is finally bringing a 4cylinder xdrive diesel to the USA in 2014...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,363
Posted By zoompastu
Not quite... Let me clear this up. Koni...

Not quite... Let me clear this up.
Koni yellow's are made specific to the XI.
Bilstein makes shocks specific to the XI, but had an issue with the rear shocks failing. Because of that Turner...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By zoompastu
I ordered some and they should be here any day...

I ordered some and they should be here any day now.... I have Poly bushings from Whiteline Performance on my GLI and the feel is incredible, It helped me make the easy choice for my xi. I'll report...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By zoompastu
Which M5? E28 E34 E39?

Which M5? E28 E34 E39?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,024
Posted By zoompastu
Call Eibach and koni and ask them. Eibach has...

Call Eibach and koni and ask them. Eibach has EXCELLENT phone support.
I usually call them for spring rates.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By zoompastu
He bought Style 5's from a E34....

He bought Style 5's from a E34. http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/5
Keep in mind, sport package xi's (like my car) came with 17x7's stock. The E46 M3 comes with 18's stock
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-02-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,336
Posted By zoompastu
Bump for update

Bump for update
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-30-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By zoompastu
lol.. And I thought I did so good... Oh well,...

lol.. And I thought I did so good... Oh well, $607 shipped still isn't bad.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By zoompastu
You don't need spacers. You will need to replace...

You don't need spacers. You will need to replace the bump stops, rear shock mounts/gaskets, spring pads/rubbers, and strut mounts. This is the kit minus the bump stops...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By zoompastu
Glad I can help... Over the years I've built some...

Glad I can help... Over the years I've built some decent cars (most of which are not in my sig or were customer cars) and have learned the hard way about overbuilding a daily driver.

Yes the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By zoompastu
It ALL comes down to what your overall goal is....

It ALL comes down to what your overall goal is. If you are happy with the current handling then ANYTHING you do to the suspension will be an improvement. We all want increased handeling and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zoompastu
lets say in 2nd gear it would take 5 seconds to...

lets say in 2nd gear it would take 5 seconds to go from 2,000rpm to 6,000rpm. After installing a LWF it takes 4 seconds. That's the benefit of a LWF. It makes the car faster because the engine can...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zoompastu
The rattle is gear rattle in the tranny. If you...

The rattle is gear rattle in the tranny. If you go too light this will happen at idle with the clutch out. It doesn't hurt anything but is annoying. Much like our dualmass flywheel setups the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-28-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zoompastu
I installed a JB Racing HD M3 flywheel/clutch kit...

I installed a JB Racing HD M3 flywheel/clutch kit in a customers E36 328i and it was fine except for a pretty stiff pedal. I don't need the HD pressure plate but if I can find a singlemass flywheel...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-28-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zoompastu
Light weight wheels is the way to go, I'm keeping...

Light weight wheels is the way to go, I'm keeping my stock ones for winter. Light weight wheels and a light weight flywheel is all I'm going to do as far as performance goes. I don't want to decrease...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zoompastu
Factory XI 17x7's have a 47 offset. Yes you can...

Factory XI 17x7's have a 47 offset. Yes you can easily put on a 17x8 but I believe the 35 offset is to far out of spec to work. Sorry I don't have a more definitive answer.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-26-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,054
Posted By zoompastu
:clap: UPS just delivered my rear Konis and...

:clap:

UPS just delivered my rear Konis and FedEX will drop off the fronts tomorrow. :woot:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-26-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,054
Posted By zoompastu
Perfect. Thank you for your input. Are you...

Perfect. Thank you for your input. Are you running them full soft or a different setting?



Here's my .02 (putting on my practical hat)
Autocross is fun. It's all about fun. If you run the car...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-25-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,054
Posted By zoompastu
I've driven BMW's with various spring/shock...

I've driven BMW's with various spring/shock combos (Bistein sport HD Koni yellow orange vogtland tein eibach h&r) and while the Bilsteins are a quality shock and are priced better then the Konis I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-25-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,054
Posted By zoompastu
I just ordered the Konis from tirerack for $565...

I just ordered the Konis from tirerack for $565 ($607 shipped) before the sale ends this week. I almost ordered the Eibachs but didn't want to spend the extra $$$ right now. I'm going to pair the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-17-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By zoompastu
Whiteline may not be common in the E46 world but...

Whiteline may not be common in the E46 world but they are a performance company and make a good product. I have some of there bushings on my GLI. anyway it is a 20mm 2 way adjustable bar and comes...
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