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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
Yeah you might be right. Makes sense. I gave...

Yeah you might be right. Makes sense.

I gave up on the theory of the rear installed wrong. The original height of the car minus the currently lowered springs equals a 1 inch drop in the front and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
If this is truly the case. Then I have run out of...

If this is truly the case. Then I have run out of ideas for trying to figure this problem out and would logically be left to say that these springs are in fact designed wrong. The car should sit AT...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
I can't see to good right now but I think the...

I can't see to good right now but I think the front springs have the lettering upside down and the rears have it right side up..... I wonder.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
Ok my rear springs are installed with the tighter...

Ok my rear springs are installed with the tighter coils at the top and the more spaced out coils near the bottom.
The measurement from the bottom of the rim to the edge of the fender is 22 1/4...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
We are measuring them in comparison to the link...

We are measuring them in comparison to the link in post 54 of this thread. The manual page is post 9 on the link. Measured from the bottom of the rim to the tip of the fender. The only thing that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
Btw. @tghooper how do you like those adjustable...

Btw. @tghooper how do you like those adjustable konis?? I'm in need of a serious shock replacement and research says the bilstien shocks are to rough for a bumpy, pot hole infested area like where I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
Yeah sorry I just happened to have my tape...

Yeah sorry I just happened to have my tape measure on my seat before I had to run into work (I was very late lol) so I just looked real quick. I'll take exact measurements after work later.

I just...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
Front-23 inches (approx) Rear - 22...

Front-23 inches (approx)
Rear - 22 inches(approx)
(17 inch wheels)

Yeah that's about what these springs make the cars sit at. Wierd..
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
I may do the same with the purchase of koni...

I may do the same with the purchase of koni yellows. I'm going to take measurements to. My car looks very awkward just like yours....not trying to bash bavauto because its nice that these springs are...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-26-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
I recently to have installed these springs. I...

I recently to have installed these springs. I have stock shocks though. I noticed the rear sitting lower then the front but mine looked much worse than that. I'll post pics tomorrow.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By SlimE46
Yeah they won't do anything about it till...

Yeah they won't do anything about it till tomorrow or the next day possibly. I just went ahead and ductaped it up with a plastic bag. Seems to be holding up. I sure as hell want to find the person...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By SlimE46
vandalised car window

Someone bashed the rear windshield last night.. Now there's a huge hole a little bit bigger then my fist, and its -2 degrees here... I need a temporary solution until the insurance can take care of...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By SlimE46
Before buying the battery, tighten up your...

Before buying the battery, tighten up your battery cables nice and snug and use the hidden OBC to check battery voltage or use a meter. Should be somewhere around 14 volts.

+1 on checking the belt...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By SlimE46
Yeah change out both o2 sensors at the same time....

Yeah change out both o2 sensors at the same time.

On another note, I personally would have a mechanic check out your motor after the replacement to see if anything is out of wack. Could of been...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-22-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,174
Posted By SlimE46
Check the rear main seal. That's where my oil is...

Check the rear main seal. That's where my oil is leaking currently..
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By SlimE46
After reading this again.. If your car is still...

After reading this again.. If your car is still not starting, take out your spark plugs one by one, clean them and reinstall. You probably fouled them up by trying to start it so many times. Happened...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By SlimE46
Wasn't mentioned that he checked them.. I think...

Wasn't mentioned that he checked them.. I think this has a good chance of being a simple mistake since things were ok before the thermostat and water pump change.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-21-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By SlimE46
Yeah definitely not. Especially with how...

Yeah definitely not. Especially with how expensive parts are for these cars. Should be ok though. Let us know if anything
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By SlimE46
Matter a fact, Isn't the exhaust cam sensor right...

Matter a fact, Isn't the exhaust cam sensor right next to the thermostat on the left hand side? Might be hard to see but check the front side of your motor where the water pump and thermostat are....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By SlimE46
Hmm. Well its kind of hard to tell without...

Hmm. Well its kind of hard to tell without actually being there but what I would do is start with basics. Check sparkplugs, fluid levels, connectors, etc. Then I'd move on to big stuff like...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlimE46
I just installed bav auto spring also... I have...

I just installed bav auto spring also... I have the same problem!! I installed mine on stock shocks but it looks like its sitting a lot higher in the front. Its been about two weeks and it did go...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By SlimE46
Idk about your m3. But I have a 330xi. I did the...

Idk about your m3. But I have a 330xi. I did the same thing the other day. In my case, (after refilling your tire pressure of course!) let your car sit for a while and then go for a drive and it goes...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By SlimE46
My car had a similar issue recently.. I wasn't as...

My car had a similar issue recently.. I wasn't as severe and I didn't throw those codes.

Your main problem right now is definitely the disa. With that flap missing its not going to work right, but...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-15-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,847
Posted By SlimE46
Other then what people have posted. I was a BMW...

Other then what people have posted. I was a BMW detailer for a some time so i have cleaned a lot of windshields. I've also had a lot of people come back in a few days and tell me that i didn't clean...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-15-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By SlimE46
Ok sounds good. I can't believe how dangerous...

Ok sounds good. I can't believe how dangerous this could get all because of a battery. Scared the crap out of me!
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