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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-21-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,426
Posted By Richy_Boy
The front will go lower.. the rear will be about...

The front will go lower.. the rear will be about the same. :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Richy_Boy
Mine uses about a litre every 7000 miles, which I...

Mine uses about a litre every 7000 miles, which I think is OK. Anything significantly more, as in sub- 4-5000 miles and I would look into it. i.e. external leaks, crank vent valve etc.

Some people...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Richy_Boy
I agree.. 100%. Recently had the same problem...

I agree.. 100%. Recently had the same problem after overheating my pads. I sanded down the discs again as there was pad deposits, yet I had a horrible judder *just* as the brakes were warming up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By Richy_Boy
Probably a coil pack has gone bad.. any logs on...

Probably a coil pack has gone bad.. any logs on the OBDII to suggest which cylinder was misfiring? Is so, switch coil packs and go for another drive. If the logs tell you the new cylinder is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 17,086
Posted By Richy_Boy
I think the rule of thumb is not to believe...

I think the rule of thumb is not to believe everything a company selling wheels tells you ;)

I agree unsprung weight is important, but certainly not a 10:1 ratio...

To get the most of of your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,836
Posted By Richy_Boy
I don't think I said they had an advantage,...

I don't think I said they had an advantage, rather they were pretty much even with a mighty ZHP out the box.

330i = 231 PS (170 kW) and 214 ft·lb
330i ZHP = 238 PS (175 kW) and 222 ft·lb

Peace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,836
Posted By Richy_Boy
I can't believe this arguement is still going on....

I can't believe this arguement is still going on. 0-60 don't mean anything as tyres/road surface/air temps/launch can make a huge difference.

Who has 1/4 mile tickets for each car?

My money is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By Richy_Boy
I agree.. 1.5 hour job coasting... Rich

I agree.. 1.5 hour job coasting...

Rich
Forum: UK 06-29-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By Richy_Boy
I don't think cheap insurance for a 22yr old...

I don't think cheap insurance for a 22yr old exists... I'm 33 with 10yrs NCB, garaged and I would be paying ~ £700FC for one!

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Richy_Boy
My car does this but I have a slightly different...

My car does this but I have a slightly different ECU.. mayb it's measuring your throttle position and holding it in gear for better performance. If you're really careful with the throttle when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,524
Posted By Richy_Boy
We only get the Haynes manual in the UK and it's...

We only get the Haynes manual in the UK and it's excellent..

Rich
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-03-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By Richy_Boy
You can switch the M3 into dyno mode.....

You can switch the M3 into dyno mode.. http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=308906

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,205
Posted By Richy_Boy
Strut top mount bearings...? Rich

Strut top mount bearings...?

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,509
Posted By Richy_Boy
I'm in the UK so these cars are probably...

I'm in the UK so these cars are probably different in the States..

- Fiesta Mk1 (1.1 engine :D ) - crashed
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/65/Green_Ford_Fiesta_MK1_-_rear.jpg

-...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,542
Posted By Richy_Boy
I would have looked at Koni Yellows (adjustable)...

I would have looked at Koni Yellows (adjustable) if FSD's weren't an option.. probably a bit more money though?

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,951
Posted By Richy_Boy
My cars on 114k miles now, original everything....

My cars on 114k miles now, original everything. Radiator looked solid and not bowed when I looked the other day. Will probably replace water pump soon though..

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,875
Posted By Richy_Boy
I don't think we're talking M3 airboxes, but...

I don't think we're talking M3 airboxes, but modifying the 330 unit? My car doesn't have OEM Xenon lights, but most Alpina B3S's do have Xenons and the same airbox is fitted to them... (according to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,456
Posted By Richy_Boy
Peake tools are shocking, I'm not sure why they...

Peake tools are shocking, I'm not sure why they have such a great reputation on here... I have a £70 tool which has not only generic codes, but manufacture codes for about 5-6 makes of car. If gives...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,875
Posted By Richy_Boy
yep, the original standard ones remain, they seem...

yep, the original standard ones remain, they seem to have split the bottom of the airbox in two and remanufactured a new half with a big 'ol pipe out from the corner. To say it's a bit tight getting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Richy_Boy
The tamper dot is a little dot on your display...

The tamper dot is a little dot on your display which shows that something has tampered with the clocks on your car. i.e. avoid buying a car with this unless there is a very good reason.

Pixel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,875
Posted By Richy_Boy
Yep, make sure it's nicely sealed too so that hot...

Yep, make sure it's nicely sealed too so that hot engine bay air doesn't get in...

Rich
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,875
Posted By Richy_Boy
You may have seen this already, but Alpina...

You may have seen this already, but Alpina modified my e46 airbox to handle 305bhp like this:

http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo17/Richy_Boy/DSCF2726.jpg
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-14-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,790
Posted By Richy_Boy
I have the 4006 shocks with seperate Eibach PRO...

I have the 4006 shocks with seperate Eibach PRO springs for a 330Cd on my car (due to my iron engine). This is the ride height on 18" rims:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,983
Posted By Richy_Boy
That happens all the time in the UK.. cars are...

That happens all the time in the UK.. cars are made, put on a boat, put in a big car park and slowly sold.

In fact, my car was even worse as it was built in Germany, shipped to Alpina, stripped,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,204
Posted By Richy_Boy
My car has never broken down on me, although I...

My car has never broken down on me, although I have done quite a bit of (possibly unnecessary) maintenance over the last two years, such as: controls arms, torque ocnverter, bushes, intake temp...
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