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Forum: Complete Cars 11-05-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By SWFan
New "fuel pump" or new fuel filter?

New "fuel pump" or new fuel filter?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-27-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 738
Posted By SWFan
OEM BMW Style 107 17" Wheels

I have a set of four BMW style 107 wheels available for $75. All four include the original TPMS sensors. These wheels are from a 2003 330xi and were removed from the car two years ago in place of...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 06-27-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,578,887
Posted By SWFan
Don't be, or at least not completely. I got one...

Don't be, or at least not completely. I got one with DCT, I really, really miss my manual. Thought I'd give DCT a try, and while it can shift infinitely faster and smoother than I ever could, it...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 06-25-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18,107
Views: 1,578,887
Posted By SWFan
If any one in the KC area is interested in some...

If any one in the KC area is interested in some unopened Red Line 75W90 gear oil or Red Line MTL fluid I have some. Posted it for sale in the classifieds,...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 06-25-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By SWFan
Red Line Fluids

Was going to change my diff and transmission fluids, but then sold my car for a newer BMW which has the manufacturer covered maintenance. So I no longer need these fluids.

I have four quarts of...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-31-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,768
Posted By SWFan
Three choices, repack the grease in the joint and...

Three choices, repack the grease in the joint and enclose it in a new boot, replace the entire axle with a brand new one, or replace the entire axle with a reman one.

If it just started and only...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-27-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By SWFan
I just checked their site and it shows $198.35...

I just checked their site and it shows $198.35 per front strut and $112.02 per rear shock. The $180 struts are for the non-awd cars.

It may also be worth inspecting your springs and mounting...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-26-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 55,943
Posted By SWFan
Agree with mp333, FCP uses some Chinese knockoffs...

Agree with mp333, FCP uses some Chinese knockoffs and it seems from most reports that they will fail rather quickly. Personally, if you're going to keep the car for another 60 to 100K miles, I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By SWFan
Guess it depends on whether style & comfort are...

Guess it depends on whether style & comfort are less important to you than cost of gas. I'm actually thinking of going the opposite way, buying either a 335is or M3 in exchange for my aging 330xi and...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-26-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By SWFan
Thanks for the input, I like the idea of meeting...

Thanks for the input, I like the idea of meeting at their bank.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-25-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By SWFan
Selling a car on CL - local payment methods?

I've sold a few things on Craigslist and they've all been under $2K and thus I would advertise cash only. Now I'm getting ready to put up my Porsche 911 and will be looking at a price in the upper...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By SWFan
Honestly I think most people will be scared away...

Honestly I think most people will be scared away from a car with a rebuilt engine. I think you'll get exactly the same amount you'd get if the car had a normal working engine in it with 151K miles. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-25-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 50,732
Posted By SWFan
I think those 82xxxxxxxxx part numbers are no...

I think those 82xxxxxxxxx part numbers are no longer valid. BMW still sells the kits, but they must have a different part # now.

Anyway, Bavauto carries the kits here,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-25-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,327
Posted By SWFan
You should ALWAYS replace the crush washers when...

You should ALWAYS replace the crush washers when changing your differential fluid. And luckily that is one of the rare BMW parts that costs under $1. Get two crush washers for each differential,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-25-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By SWFan
Changing the front and rear diff fluid is pretty...

Changing the front and rear diff fluid is pretty simple. Do a search on Google, or on this site for diff fluid change and you'll get dozens of hits with pics. Most people use Redline 75W90 gear...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-25-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,768
Posted By SWFan
There is actually a video on Youtube showing how...

There is actually a video on Youtube showing how to replace the front axles on an E46 xi. It honestly doesn't look too terribly hard. Though I've been bit before by thinking a DIY would be simple...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-25-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,768
Posted By SWFan
If the grease appears to be from the CV joint,...

If the grease appears to be from the CV joint, then yes, you should be showing some signs of concerns. If you're not experiencing tremors or violent shaking when accelerating then the problem is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,254
Posted By SWFan
The dealer in KC only charged me $35. Don't...

The dealer in KC only charged me $35. Don't assume your dealer charge is the same charge across all dealers.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 05-07-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By SWFan
Porter Cable Counter Weight Question

I have a PC 7424XP. I've been using 6.5" pads and just got some 4" pads. I can't seem to find any reference as to which counter weight to use with 4" pads. The one that came with the PC was...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-04-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By SWFan
The dealer isn't going to have any maintenance...

The dealer isn't going to have any maintenance paperwork on the car, so if its an older car you might have a better chance getting one PP where the owner kept all the records. Gives you some piece of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,944
Posted By SWFan
Just like with BMW dealerships your mileage will...

Just like with BMW dealerships your mileage will vary. While there are great BMW dealerships there are really bad ones. Same goes for Lexus, there are good and bad dealerships. I haven't owned a...
Forum: Interior 03-27-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By SWFan
Yes, I am willing to sell it $60 shipped to that...

Yes, I am willing to sell it $60 shipped to that zip. Let me know if you'd like to do it.
Forum: Interior 03-23-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By SWFan
I'm in NYC the rest of this week but I'll let you...

I'm in NYC the rest of this week but I'll let you know if that is doable Saturday afternoon.
Forum: Interior 03-23-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By SWFan
Bump

Bump
Forum: Interior 03-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By SWFan
FS: Sedan Myrtle Wood Trim

This is all seven pieces from my 2003 330xi sedan. This is original BMW Myrtle wood trim. I replaced my trim with the BMW Black Cube Aluminum trim a while back and need some storage space so I'm...
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