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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,813
Posted By slimwest1
I agree with that. Many of the threads say the...

I agree with that. Many of the threads say the job is a "PITA" or it's a really tight spot to work. That makes me think unless I have the small hands of a 15 year old, it's not going to be pretty. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,813
Posted By slimwest1
Is 2 1/2 hours really an easy job? I'm only...

Is 2 1/2 hours really an easy job? I'm only asking because so many people are quoting 4-5 hours. Mine starting leaking so I'm debating on doing it myself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,847
Posted By slimwest1
I just ordered 3/4" x 30' butyl tape off Amazon...

I just ordered 3/4" x 30' butyl tape off Amazon for $12.00. Somebody on here said that would be plenty enough for both front doors, which I have to repair. Driver's door regulator just went so I'm...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-26-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By slimwest1
I can tell you that my rear passenger spring...

I can tell you that my rear passenger spring broke recently at 63,000 miles so I had to do something. My car doesn't take the bumps like it use to so I'm replacing the springs, struts/shocks at all...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-20-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By slimwest1
Good point pjo33us. I got the Eibach Pro-kit...

Good point pjo33us. I got the Eibach Pro-kit yesterday and the Bilstein HD's are due this Friday. I called the shop and they said to add the struts/shocks to the install, it would minimally...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-18-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By slimwest1
Well that sounds a little more in line with what...

Well that sounds a little more in line with what I've heard (outside of the sheared bolt). I just ordered the Eibach Pro-Kit and Bilstein HD struts/shocks. I've heard that you can do the rears...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-18-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By slimwest1
Has anyone actually paid $200 to have all four...

Has anyone actually paid $200 to have all four springs put on their car? I've called five indy's and the dealer and all of the labor time has been quoted pretty much the same....2-2.5 hours for the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-15-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By slimwest1
well, I think I'm gonna have to bite the bullet...

well, I think I'm gonna have to bite the bullet and have the shop put on the front springs and struts. They wanted 3.5 hours to put the front springs on so I'll have to see what they want with the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-15-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By slimwest1
Thanks for the info Seth! My friend says that we...

Thanks for the info Seth! My friend says that we can put the rear shocks on with no problem but was leary on putting the front ones on so I guess I have to see what I can afford right now.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-15-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,095
Posted By slimwest1
I've been a lurker for a little while now and...

I've been a lurker for a little while now and this is my first post. Seems to be some good experienced people on this thread. Rear spring broke the other day so I've decided to go for it and get the...
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