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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-17-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By vadim
:bump:

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Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-13-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By vadim
FS: 4 x Style45 wheels w/ winter tires

For sale is a set of E46 Style 45 wheels (16"x7" et 47) with Michelin (http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/tires/michelin/michelin.jsp) Pilot Alpin PA3 tires...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-06-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By vadim
BMW does not recommend rotating wheels...

BMW does not recommend rotating wheels (regardless of the setup being staggered or not). This is explicitly stated in the user's manual.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,713
Posted By vadim
Model Year designation in Europe is different...

Model Year designation in Europe is different than that in the U.S.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-04-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,740
Posted By vadim
Thanks for the info. Welcome to my ignore list.

Thanks for the info. Welcome to my ignore list.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By vadim
I suggest you think twice before doing this. My...

I suggest you think twice before doing this. My wife's 325i came w/o folding rear seats (she took what was available off the lot), and I miss this feature big time, thinking all along on how to...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-29-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,740
Posted By vadim
Bad idea unless your goal is to waste money.

Bad idea unless your goal is to waste money.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-13-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,644
Posted By vadim
You spelled it wrong. It's Angle I'z.

You spelled it wrong. It's Angle I'z.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By vadim
Was not that hard on brand-new Koni STR.T, both...

Was not that hard on brand-new Koni STR.T, both sides. Not by hand, of course - with your weight (unless you are sub-100 lbs :D). In comparison, a spring would barely budge.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,060
Posted By vadim
It is a piece of cake. Just follow the...

It is a piece of cake. Just follow the instructions printed on the can.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By vadim
This ------^^^^^^^^^^ A rather common thing....

This ------^^^^^^^^^^

A rather common thing.

Lift the car and take a peek at the lower spring mounting point. If the spring is broken, you will see it right away.

A busted rear shock won't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,838
Posted By vadim
Had been getting the same two codes (2882, 2883 -...

Had been getting the same two codes (2882, 2883 - mixture preparation bank 1&2) for a week, accompanied by partial loss of power. Then yesterday the car just would not start. No CEL, though. Towed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By vadim
I don't mind driving rental cars - they keep...

I don't mind driving rental cars - they keep reminding you what you are missing while your car is in service. Even if a Bimmer is available as a loaner, I don't want it as more often than not it is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By vadim
See if it disappears when you start off w/o...

See if it disappears when you start off w/o touching the brake pedal (use the parking brake instead).
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By vadim
No. Out-of-balance tires have different symptoms,...

No. Out-of-balance tires have different symptoms, speed-specific - certainly not gear-specific.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By vadim
Bad advice. W/o an alignment the front tires can...

Bad advice. W/o an alignment the front tires can be worn down almost to the cord within a week. I have seen it happen a couple of months ago.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By vadim
You can if you don't mind bouncy ride... Then...

You can if you don't mind bouncy ride... Then again, it depends on the condition of the shocks.

However, you will need an alignment done each time you re-mount the struts, so why not just wait for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By vadim
1. Lower it. 2. Park it on the proper side of...

1. Lower it.
2. Park it on the proper side of the street.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,499
Posted By vadim
Try Titan II. Less expensive than Brushed...

Try Titan II. Less expensive than Brushed Aluminum.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By vadim
It recently started doing this in my '05 325i -...

It recently started doing this in my '05 325i - soon after I changed the transmission fluid (@ ~90,000 mi).

It does not happen all the time, but when it does - always on a cold car and only when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,570
Posted By vadim
To you, perhaps. I only started it to inform...

To you, perhaps. I only started it to inform others of "funny" tactics of Meyle. Make your own conclusions.

Over and out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,570
Posted By vadim
I guess not, as no one stepped up with a proven...

I guess not, as no one stepped up with a proven record of them being reliable.

I sure don't want to be a guinea pig here. Flame me all you want, but I would rather get OEM engine mounts instead...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,570
Posted By vadim
Yes, I am opinionated, no denying that. Again, my...

Yes, I am opinionated, no denying that. Again, my judgement comes from bad experience of using Chinese-made metal things. I will never ever use them if I have a choice. Especially automotive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,570
Posted By vadim
See... The part itself has "Meyle Germany"...

See... The part itself has "Meyle Germany" written on it w/o saying where is was made. It is just a little sticker on the packaging box that gives out the place of origin.

For comparison, two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,570
Posted By vadim
No mentioning of "HD". What is alarming that...

No mentioning of "HD". What is alarming that every label on the box, plastic bag and the parts themselves has "Meyle Germany" stamped on them... I suppose they try to make customers believe that...
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