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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-13-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By Karl
Thotfulspot is right. What will keep you from...

Thotfulspot is right. What will keep you from doing an engine swap on the xi in California is the exhaust (from headers to cats) on any other engine (you must use the components from the donor...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-26-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,355
Posted By Karl
Which is really the ironic bit about the STi: it...

Which is really the ironic bit about the STi: it is neither cheap to buy (compared to the Impreza or even the WRX) nor cheap to run (gas mileage is definitely not "economy"). It's a hoot to drive,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-26-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Karl
Didn't catch that, thanks!

Didn't catch that, thanks!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-25-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Karl
The "enough room" comment is directed at the...

The "enough room" comment is directed at the wheel diameter rather than the wheel width. 16" wheels are too small.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-26-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Karl
I don't notice any difference between the two...

I don't notice any difference between the two videos; they both sound normal.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-22-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,725
Posted By Karl
I'll be sure to report back once I've had the...

I'll be sure to report back once I've had the EWCs in heavy snow, but only had the light stuff so far. They're great for everything except at highway speeds on dry roads, where the soft rubber leads...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-22-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,725
Posted By Karl
Something that nobody has mentioned yet in this...

Something that nobody has mentioned yet in this thread: the EWC tires are asymmetric and nondirectional, whereas just about every other snow tire out there is symmetric and directional. Asymmetric...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-15-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,781
Posted By Karl
If you have a spare tire in your car, then buy...

If you have a spare tire in your car, then buy non-run-flats, unless you have a propensity for getting punctures! (If your spare tire is as old as your car, consider having it replaced, as well.) If...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-15-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,781
Posted By Karl
Holy thread necro, Batman! The short answer...

Holy thread necro, Batman!

The short answer is that rain traction depends more on tread design than rubber compound, whereas snow traction depends on both.

If by "rarely drive to the mountains"...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-06-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-05-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
These are now on eBay, with a premium to cover...

These are now on eBay, with a premium to cover eBay fees: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140423980714
I will let these go for $2,000 shipped (conUS) to any E46Fanatics...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-26-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-12-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
They're OEM, you can get them at the dealer.

They're OEM, you can get them at the dealer.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-11-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Here's a picture I took while the wheels were...

Here's a picture I took while the wheels were still mounted.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-11-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
These beautiful wheels are still available....

These beautiful wheels are still available. $2,000 shipped to anywhere in the continental USA.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-22-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By Karl
Nope, the Rial Daytona Race have 10 y-spokes and...

Nope, the Rial Daytona Race have 10 y-spokes and no cutout for a valve stem. :(
...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-20-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By Karl
What wheels are these? (8-split-spoke multipiece, pic inside)

Fellow Fanatics, I need your help! These are on a friend's 2001 M3, neither he nor the car's previous owner know what they are. 19x8 front, 19x10 rear, 8 y-spoke (or parallel spoke, depending on how...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-19-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
If you're looking for the same wheels in matte...

If you're looking for the same wheels in matte black and in *perfect* condition, look no further than Lonely Tylenol's post here: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=704066

I'm in no...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-19-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
grafiksguy, if you think you have a fair(-er)...

grafiksguy, if you think you have a fair(-er) offer, don't hesitate to PM.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-19-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-19-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-17-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-16-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-15-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-14-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,437
Posted By Karl
Bump! Still available.

Bump! Still available.
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