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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,540
Posted By Orient2.8
I started driving like a real wuss yesterday just...

I started driving like a real wuss yesterday just to see what MPG I could get. Drove about about 30 miles city driving. And maybe 5 on the highway. Lots of coasting, lots of feathering of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,282
Posted By Orient2.8
Buy a Miata for that kinda money.

Buy a Miata for that kinda money.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-29-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,755
Posted By Orient2.8
How'd 245/40/17 work out for you? I was thinking...

How'd 245/40/17 work out for you? I was thinking of doing this with the highest end summer Falken (barring Azenis) when my Contis are gone.

I run Azenis on my Miata but don't think I'll do that...
Forum: Southwest 01-29-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,770
Posted By Orient2.8
Would also like to know this.

Would also like to know this.
Forum: Southwest 01-21-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Orient2.8
Was 30 cars back so didn't see it. I think the...

Was 30 cars back so didn't see it. I think the white STI lost its rear and then the blue one was following and tried to swerve around. It obviously rolled. Everyone was OK.
Forum: Southwest 01-20-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Orient2.8
Good time had by some. Bad time had by others. ...

Good time had by some. Bad time had by others.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y108/chdurrett/IMG316.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y108/chdurrett/IMG319.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Orient2.8
the "other" E46 emergency brake

I'm a n00b. Sorry if repost.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvgnMyZA4aQ
Forum: Southwest 01-12-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Orient2.8
good detail place in Vegas?

I just bought my 328i last month. It's in great shape for its age, but could use a detail, polish, and nice wax job. Would also like to give them some touch-up paint to fix a couple tiny places.
...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-12-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Orient2.8
My AM reception blows too. It barely works on...

My AM reception blows too. It barely works on some stations but is mostly static. Only thing I don't like about the car.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-08-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11,579
Views: 1,215,457
Posted By Orient2.8
w/ the old Beemer I sold ...

w/ the old Beemer I sold

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y108/chdurrett/IMG_0799.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Orient2.8
You do it with the Conforti intake or just on its...

You do it with the Conforti intake or just on its own?

I'm thinking of sharking w/ that intake. $750 for both ouch, but they seem to work pretty well for the M52TU motor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,846
Posted By Orient2.8
I write ads. If my creative career ever bombs I...

I write ads. If my creative career ever bombs I can still become a total hack and do high budget, low concept car commercials and that wouldn't be all bad. Uh wait.... what if I got stuck doing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 381,340
Posted By Orient2.8
This thread should scare me. Did I just buy a...

This thread should scare me. Did I just buy a ticking time bomb? I'm so in the bad zone -- 2000 328i, 105K miles. But got under that car yesterday and did an inspection and everything looks OK. But...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,779
Posted By Orient2.8
I'll stick up for light Japanese cars with nice...

I'll stick up for light Japanese cars with nice motors. I own a '90 Miata now and my first car was a '93 Nissan Sentra SE-R which would thrash that year's 318is in a straight line and (properly tuned...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,503
Posted By Orient2.8
I'm still a fan of E28's, E30's, E34's... I'd...

I'm still a fan of E28's, E30's, E34's... I'd drive any of those over almost any modern car. BMW's constantly disappointing me with excessive pandering to the masses in the new models. (Run...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Orient2.8
It's Redline MT90. It's what I used in my Mazdas,...

It's Redline MT90. It's what I used in my Mazdas, but someone in another thread who sounded knowledgeable said it was a good choice to replace the "lifetime" crap BMW puts in. Not saying you're...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 209,741
Posted By Orient2.8
Pheew. I checked this morning using ramps (am I...

Pheew. I checked this morning using ramps (am I missing something if I use ramps? I think I could eyeball all the problem spots) and I look OK.

That said, my car was driven by a guy's wife for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Orient2.8
E46 wear items list

How accurate is this ya think?
http://bmwnut.blogspot.com/2006/03/e46-3-series-bmw-wear-items-list.html

I'm a new owner (looked for a long time though) so thought I'd post that up. Forgive if a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 209,741
Posted By Orient2.8
Just bought a 2000 328i w/ 104K miles. I thought...

Just bought a 2000 328i w/ 104K miles. I thought I researched well, but apparently not. However.... tis a huge relief that BMW seems to be 100% covering cars w/o mods. And providing loaners.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 117,632
Posted By Orient2.8
I don't know dude. My car is 8 years old and...

I don't know dude. My car is 8 years old and about to break 105K miles. Except for an almost unnocticable amount of wear on the edge of the left sports seat bolster, the light grey leather looks...
Forum: Southwest 12-15-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,067
Posted By Orient2.8
Hey dudes, 2 years in Vegas. Under 2 weeks...

Hey dudes,

2 years in Vegas. Under 2 weeks owning a Bimmer. (Bought it in Orange County... my third trip out of Nevada in 2 years to purchase a car/motorcycle. What a horrible used car market this...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-14-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Orient2.8
Hah. You mean financially? :) Yeah, I kinda...

Hah. You mean financially? :) Yeah, I kinda learned a lesson on my last daily driver. After a couple moves I had to toss the original suspension, factory header, catback exhuast. There was no way I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Orient2.8
Thanks! Orient Blue (hence Orient2.8) w/ Grey...

Thanks!
Orient Blue (hence Orient2.8) w/ Grey Leather.

It's got 104K miles on the clock. However, the previous owner took immaculate care of it (not to mention I have every service record) and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Orient2.8
Howdy! My first BMW, too.

Well... car version at least. I've wanted one since I was 15 and went to the BMW museum in Munich.

I'm 31. Other vehicles I've owned:

Nissan Sentra SE-R (frequently called the 2002 of the 90's)...
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