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Forum: E46 Touring 12-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By avincent52
I kinda like Interlagos Blue, but LSB is very...

I kinda like Interlagos Blue, but LSB is very distinctive.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,387
Posted By avincent52
Can I ask a stupid question? My car has...

Can I ask a stupid question?
My car has 130,000 miles and is a 2002, and the clutch is fine.
I imagine it will need to be replaced eventually (although I seem to be pretty easy on clutches) but...
Forum: E46 Touring 12-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By avincent52
FWIW, I've been here, on and off, since I bought...

FWIW, I've been here, on and off, since I bought my first wagon in 2007. My activity level varies depending on whether I'm shopping for a car, working on a car, or just driving the car (as I am...
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 12-18-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,908
Posted By avincent52
Great car. How do I know? I own her sister. ...

Great car. How do I know? I own her sister.
2002 Topaz Blue ZSP, 5 speed, 130,000 miles

Did everything you did: M3 wheel, ZHP shifter, M3 pedals/dead pedal, Koni FSRs, ZHP control arms, Eibachs,...
Forum: E46 Touring 12-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By avincent52
I'm a grown-up--my kids are almost driving...

I'm a grown-up--my kids are almost driving age--but I really like the Ikon.
It's got a nice deep growl that's appeallng, but it's not obnoxiously drone-y on the highway. There's also something to be...
Forum: Interior 12-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By avincent52
Heated or not?

Heated or not?
Forum: E46 Touring 12-18-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,538
Posted By avincent52
My wagon has the sports seats in leatherette,...

My wagon has the sports seats in leatherette, manual controls, no heat.
There's a little bit of a seam rip on the driver's bolster, but other than that no sign of wear in a 13-year-old car.
My...
Forum: E46 Touring 12-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By avincent52
Topaz Blue Touring, 5 speed, ZSP and a few M3 upgrades

Finally a touring page? Awesome.

Here's mine. I had a 2005 325iT that I bought in 2007 with 10,000 miles--Alpine white/tan, sports package, 5 speed, one of the very last e46s built. I drove it for...
Forum: E46 Touring 12-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,808
Posted By avincent52
Year 2002 Current mileage 130,000 Color Topaz...

Year 2002
Current mileage 130,000
Color Topaz Blue
Transmission 5-speed manual
Drive RWD
Sport? Y
Premium? N
Sunroof Y
Forum: E46 Touring 12-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Posted By avincent52
Sorry about your wagon. I had a manual touring...

Sorry about your wagon. I had a manual touring and I was able to add almost $4k to the insurance company's offer. They based their comps on local automatic sedans. I did a national search for manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By avincent52
Now with Codes! PO344: Crankcase position...

Now with Codes!

PO344: Crankcase position sensor
(CMP circuit intermittent)
Open or short circuit
Poor electrical connection
Faulty CMP sensor

and
PO441
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By avincent52
My Touring stalls...until I fill it up

Now with Codes! (see below)

I've got a 2002 Touring with a lot of PM done since I bought it a year ago. (VANOS, DISA, cooling system, and notably fuel pump and fuel filter.)

I drove the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By avincent52
It's Mystic Blue. BMW discontinued Topaz after...

It's Mystic Blue. BMW discontinued Topaz after 2002 and replaced it with Mystic.
I thought my 2002 Touring (see below) was Mystic when I first bought it, but a forum member suggested I look a the...
Forum: The Showroom 06-04-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,945
Posted By avincent52
Nice Touring, Erick. Is that Topaz Blue? ...

Nice Touring, Erick.
Is that Topaz Blue?

Here's mine--ZSP, 5 speed, M3 wheel, ZHP shifter, Rogue Exhaust.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 05-29-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,039
Posted By avincent52
OMG. That's the most amazing thing ever. Although...

OMG. That's the most amazing thing ever. Although isn't the real issue with a 3.0 CS finding a body that isn't rusty?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-29-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,726
Posted By avincent52
FWIW, to the original poster. Konis are on sale...

FWIW, to the original poster. Konis are on sale through the summer: $539 for SRT (four struts/shocks, four springs); $770 for Koni Yellow (Sport); $832 for FSD.
These prices are from Tire Rack but...
Forum: Parting Out 05-20-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,796
Posted By avincent52
What brand/model tires are they and what's the...

What brand/model tires are they and what's the condition/tread depth?
Any dents in the rims?
Is there a matching spare or not?
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 05-19-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,053
Posted By avincent52
Thanks. I honestly thought it was mystic when I...

Thanks. I honestly thought it was mystic when I bought it, but I've gotten very attached to the Topaz.
My previous Touring was Alpine White, which was pretty great in a different way. The tan...
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 05-19-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By avincent52
Nice car. They are M3 seats.

Nice car. They are M3 seats.
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 05-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By avincent52
Nice car. Nice color. Hope it went to a good...

Nice car. Nice color. Hope it went to a good home. Two manual tourings on the front page at the same time?
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 05-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,053
Posted By avincent52
MJB: How's this? an 02 Topaz blue touring, black...

MJB: How's this? an 02 Topaz blue touring, black interior, sports package, 5 speed, sunroof with 120,000 miles
And M3 steering wheel and pedals, ZHP shift knob, Rogue Engineering Ikon exhaust.
I've...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-17-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By avincent52
Johnb: One small thing--the Koni sale continues...

Johnb: One small thing--the Koni sale continues through the end of August on Tire Rack and probably elsewhere. ($632 for the package.)
For the moment I'm leaning toward the FSDs and debating about...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-08-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By avincent52
What to replace in a Wagon suspension refresh? And what to upgrade?

I've got a 2002 325it Touring with the sports suspension. I like the stance,
I'm happy with the ride.
It's got 120,000 miles on it, but the suspension seems to be working pretty well--even the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-22-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By avincent52
Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality...

Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality within reason, not really concerned about lowering the car at all.

I guess I figured it made sense to replace the springs along with the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By avincent52
Thanks, Rob. I was just going to ask about the...

Thanks, Rob.
I was just going to ask about the e36 M3 shocks.
Just for curiosity, why do you prefer the Koni Sports to the FSDs and the H&Rs to the Eilbach Pro?

FWIW, my Topaz Blue Wagon is a...
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