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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,570
Posted By Tommy_hf
I've got the BMW Performance intake and...

I've got the BMW Performance intake and Supersprint ss on my E46 and it sounds nowhere near as good as my Z4 with the sound generator. No drone, just hard edged intake growl when you're really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,360
Posted By Tommy_hf
Actually depends on which cloth interior. The...

Actually depends on which cloth interior. The later 2003+ cloth interiors have good fabrics and they don't show wear and tear as easily as leather. Also being elastic you don't get saggy seats....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tommy_hf
For 500 bucks if it's purely mod money, not...

For 500 bucks if it's purely mod money, not maintenance money. Buy a good seat of lowering springs like Eibach or AC-Schnitzer and some Hawk HPS brake pads, steel braided brake lines and Dot 5.1...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 02-19-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,522
Posted By Tommy_hf
It's 15 hp down(245 Hp) on the X1 28i but has 40...

It's 15 hp down(245 Hp) on the X1 28i but has 40 Nm more torque avaliable from 1000 rpm less. Even in a X1 the 2.0 turbo the 0-62 mph is 6.1 sec and fuel consumption reduced by over 20% compared to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,748
Posted By Tommy_hf
Gains were around 1 minute, wasn't enough. I...

Gains were around 1 minute, wasn't enough. I don't like cutting up the sheet metal risking loss of strength so opted for the AST topmounts. They have a much larger an totally flat surface too...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Tommy_hf
Either add a heat shield to the K&N kone filter...

Either add a heat shield to the K&N kone filter if it isn't shielded yet, remap and short final drive.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,748
Posted By Tommy_hf
You don't get that much out of it. I got them...

You don't get that much out of it. I got them punched out and still had too little negative camber. Opted for AST pillowballs in the end with camberplates.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Tommy_hf
They're a Buchloe based company, I was told...

They're a Buchloe based company, I was told they're basicly engineers from alpina. The 3.3 engine isn't coincidence either as well as the performance specs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By Tommy_hf
Why not exchange it for the supersprint full...

Why not exchange it for the supersprint full cat-back system? It replaces front, mid and rear section by an X-pipe, mid and rear exhaust. One of the few dyno proven performance improving exhaust...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,767
Posted By Tommy_hf
A friend has had his 330d touring custom mapped...

A friend has had his 330d touring custom mapped on the rolling road. Result 283 Hp and around 500 Nm torque. Yes there's some turbo lag, but once you get above 2000 rpm it really moves.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Tommy_hf
My best handling E46 till now was my old 318i,...

My best handling E46 till now was my old 318i, after searching around I fitted AC-Schnitzer springs, dampers, swaybars and Meyle HD bushings. People who drove this car also commented on how tight the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,849
Posted By Tommy_hf
On a coupe with M135 rims, in USA some call them...

On a coupe with M135 rims, in USA some call them ZHP rims, you can fit 15 mm spacers in the front and 12 mm in the rear. Going 15 mm rear will rub. Mind you, the tire wall on Michelin PS2's are slim....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tommy_hf
1. The air pump makes the engine sound growly at...

1. The air pump makes the engine sound growly at cold starts.
2. The metallic high pitched chirp is usually just some polybelt slip, it's less of an issue with updated hydraulic belt tensioners....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Tommy_hf
it won't fit. The M44 couldn't pass emission...

it won't fit. The M44 couldn't pass emission demands anymore and got phased out by time the E46 came. They fitted the M43TUB19 in it. You can get up to 165 bhp with the M43TU B19 with some tuning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,061
Posted By Tommy_hf
Just filled it up with BP ultimate 98, 1,71 euro...

Just filled it up with BP ultimate 98, 1,71 euro a litre nowadays :(
105 euro's for a tank of fuel, should last 4-5 days of commute. Equals 140 USD.. .
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,243
Posted By Tommy_hf
In the early days when nobody knew what the...

In the early days when nobody knew what the lifespan was, they just said it was roughly 10 years as they assumed the car would be scrapped in 10 years anyway. Mercedes crash tested a 1985 S class and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,471
Posted By Tommy_hf
The skirts actually aren't the same as the zhp...

The skirts actually aren't the same as the zhp skirts. The aero skirts are flared out much more than the M-technik II skirts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tommy_hf
Search local scrapyards, airbags aren't that...

Search local scrapyards, airbags aren't that expensive, 2nd hand about 100 euro's for the steering wheel one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Tommy_hf
Sachs has the uprated clutch kit for the 330d,...

Sachs has the uprated clutch kit for the 330d, keep the mapping. A friend has a custom mapped 330d with 283 hp and 650 Nm... he's still on the original clutch, but also has the uprated one delivered...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 28,706
Views: 2,141,487
Posted By Tommy_hf
removed the titan trim from my headlights...

removed the titan trim from my headlights including the part between the lenses and replaced them with the standard matte black ones. MUCH better. :)

Going to swap my winter rims on today and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Tommy_hf
the 320i and 325i share intakes.

the 320i and 325i share intakes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Tommy_hf
I just made an adapter lead that simply plugs in...

I just made an adapter lead that simply plugs in between the high beam plug and the solenoid connector. This enables the bixenon shutters. And I used a cap to fix the light out warning. Easy and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By Tommy_hf
Yeah I know, I have them lying around for the...

Yeah I know, I have them lying around for the non-track season :) I'll change them out when I change to my snowsetup.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By Tommy_hf
For street use: warm engine, 5 minutes after...

For street use: warm engine, 5 minutes after turning it off, it should be between the marks.

For hard driving and track driving, top it off till it's full following the same procedure. Then add 1...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By Tommy_hf
I'm running Hawk HPS in my Alcons and they dust...

I'm running Hawk HPS in my Alcons and they dust like nuts... They do stop well though :) The Ceramics are perfectly fine for street usage and winter time. I'm putting them back in for the winter...
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