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Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-06-2008, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Ti330Ci
Sold!!

Sold!!
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-02-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Ti330Ci
Price lowered to $45 shipped for front AND rear...

Price lowered to $45 shipped for front AND rear NEW pads never been mounted.
That's less than half price. The Axxis Deluxe pads are highly recommended for the E-46. These are for a 330.
Paypal...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-25-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Ti330Ci
Please note...these front and rear pads fit a...

Please note...these front and rear pads fit a 330i, 330Ci Coupe and Vert and 330Xi...all years.
They do NOT fit 323, 325 or 328 which have slightly smaller brakes.

Axxis Deluxe Plus pads are very...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-23-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Ti330Ci
FS: Front and Rear Brake Pads for E-46...

Axxis Deluxe Plus Organic Brake Pads both front and rear brand new for sale for E-46 3 series.

$60 Shipped within continental US only.

Paypal only.

Please PM me if interested.
Thanks,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ti330Ci
Transmission failure rate including balky linkage...

Transmission failure rate including balky linkage issues is more prevalent with manual trans cars.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ti330Ci
Fail. If you want a Mercedes you have no taste...

Fail. If you want a Mercedes you have no taste in cars.
If you want a automatic, buy a BMW.
If you want a manual buy a Porsche.
George
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ti330Ci
You sound like a guy who eats a lot of...

You sound like a guy who eats a lot of cheeseburgers.
How about if you own both a BMW with a Step and a Porsche with a stick?
Fail.
George
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ti330Ci
BMW manufacturers 4 steps for every stick. ...

BMW manufacturers 4 steps for every stick. Except for the punks on this board that live with their parents ;) its because that's what the people want.
Most people live in an urban environment in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Ti330Ci
By your description, your issue is linkage and...

By your description, your issue is linkage and not transmission related.
George
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By Ti330Ci
With due respect to your German mech, there is a...

With due respect to your German mech, there is a lot of mythology associated with replacing fluid in older autoboxs.
If you don't change the filter the trans could die because the screen can't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By Ti330Ci
You will likely be hard pressed to gather...

You will likely be hard pressed to gather reliable data as the Xi accounted for a much smaller volume and demographics matter as well. If you did a search on the ETK for your model year you may be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By Ti330Ci
Yup...my bad. To restate: 1. Have heard of NO...

Yup...my bad. To restate:
1. Have heard of NO reverse failures on '02 and later cars "independent of" whether they have ZF or GM step.
2. Have never heard of a reverse failure on ANY GM Step car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By Ti330Ci
Will see but I doubt it. I worked with BMW...

Will see but I doubt it. I worked with BMW engineering and know what they do. You are only conjecturing. I haven't heard of a single late model reverse failure and some of the newer cars do have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By Ti330Ci
You write with such conviction and therefore I...

You write with such conviction and therefore I have to ask since I know a lot about silent engineering running changes....

First...to say that reverse failure incidence affects GM and ZF the same...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Ti330Ci
+1 Also...some botch the job when changing fluid...

+1 Also...some botch the job when changing fluid and filter and introduce contamination to the transmission when they drop the pan leading to premature failure. I am in the "change it" camp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Ti330Ci
Isn't the power seat bus connector right there...

Isn't the power seat bus connector right there under the seat? I believe the harness for all E-46's is the same...with and without power seats.
George
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By Ti330Ci
Yup...first change the battery if your car is...

Yup...first change the battery if your car is over 3-4 years old. You can also check your alternator output with a multimeter as well to ensure it is kicking out enough voltage.
I just replaced the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Ti330Ci
I will give you some peace of mind as a guy who...

I will give you some peace of mind as a guy who has built a few bimmers. Cars are just parts. The thing you don't want to do is get too plussed. You will get it resolved.
#1. Check battery...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
Thanks a lot guys for all the kind words. A lot...

Thanks a lot guys for all the kind words. A lot of beautiful cars on this site and we all share a passion for BMW's and in particular for the E-46. You have given me good insight on different sites...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
Reluctantly. I am a mechanical engineer and long...

Reluctantly. I am a mechanical engineer and long time BMW enthusiast. I do all my own maintenance and honestly, I don't ever like anybody touching my cars. Many that work on cars today in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
The car is bone stock except for tri color...

The car is bone stock except for tri color stitched M3 steering wheel and painted front bumper reflectors.
Here are some pics:

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c122/biker7/330CiDrSdResize-1.jpg...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
I agree with you. I bought the car paying KBB...

I agree with you. I bought the car paying KBB and was in line with others.
I believe I will start there because the car is in such mint condition in particular.
Thanks,
George
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,838
Posted By Ti330Ci
Only trans fluid I would stay away from with a...

Only trans fluid I would stay away from with a BMW GM step is Mobil 1. Great stuff in the motor however.
Just about any you have listed will work fine in a GM step....likely better spec's then the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
Thanks guys. The car is immaculate and I am...

Thanks guys. The car is immaculate and I am ambivalent about selling but it will lighten the load for moving. I looked a long time to find this car. It runs flawlessly...and I mean...everything is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Ti330Ci
Kelly Blue Book relevance....

Hi All,
Been away for the winter. Car has been under a BMW cover and I am considering relocating and therefore selling it. Likely one of the lowest mileage '03 330Ci Coupe's(Step) in the US...8500...
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