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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-09-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 164,239
Posted By Rickna
That's how I know I'm driving my Bimmer... ...

That's how I know I'm driving my Bimmer...
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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Rickna
Thanks Sam, Trying to use the xi as a DD is...

Thanks Sam, Trying to use the xi as a DD is difficult. It's a real pleasure to drive.

Dash shot-
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Short review. Extremely comfortable, smooth ride-some argue that the ride on the 08-09 is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Rickna
Thanks! Being a Toyota in essence, the...

Thanks! Being a Toyota in essence, the maintenance is less. Especially since I got it with less than 17K mi. However the 5L V8 chugs gas like my brother chugs bourbon. :woot:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-26-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Rickna
New (Additioal) Ride!

So last month I decided to reward myself for all I've been through the past 5-1/2 years.
I'm keeping the 330xi for around town and bad weather...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 180,867
Posted By Rickna
Try a level on the door sill.

Try a level on the door sill.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 180,867
Posted By Rickna
+ another one. I did it around 100k and noticed...

+ another one. I did it around 100k and noticed overall improvement immediately.
Forum: The Showroom 02-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 28,398
Posted By Rickna
greengreygreen-Stunning car!

greengreygreen-Stunning car!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 52,470
Posted By Rickna
I've had bad experiences with A1Cardone & a...

I've had bad experiences with A1Cardone & a Chinese brand. GKN is the only way to go.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rickna
Ok, we get it. Once was enough...LoL

Ok, we get it. Once was enough...LoL
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-26-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rickna
If you need to replace the DISA, I highly...

If you need to replace the DISA, I highly recommend this-
http://germanautosolutions.com/bmw_solutions/disa_products/index_disa_products.php
The parts they supply are superior to just replacing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-24-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By Rickna
Try these- ...

Try these-
http://www.parts-express.com/abs-textured-plastic-sheet-1-16-thick-x-12-x-24--265-940

http://www.parts-express.com/abs-textured-plastic-sheet-3-32-thick-x-12-x-24--265-945

...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-24-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rickna
If I remember correctly that vac line goes to the...

If I remember correctly that vac line goes to the a port on the underside of the intake manifold. But it is not capped and it's very hard to get to. I had a problem with the vac lines rotting, I also...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-09-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 147,327
Posted By Rickna
It probably fell down to the belly pan not the...

It probably fell down to the belly pan not the oil pan. You might be able to get it with a magnetic pickup, it's helped me many times. If not, use the stock jack, the crib it up with wood (2x4s,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-20-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By Rickna
Around $700+

Around $700+
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Rickna
Check the front control arm bushings. They...

Check the front control arm bushings. They usually need replacement around 50k mi.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-17-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By Rickna
I've been using Valentine 1 for over a decade....

I've been using Valentine 1 for over a decade. It's paid for itself many times over.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Rickna
Good choice. Welcome to the world of perpetual...

Good choice. Welcome to the world of perpetual maintenance!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-17-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Rickna
If it is the DISA you're better off repairing it,...

If it is the DISA you're better off repairing it, than replacing it. Here's why- http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=923291
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-14-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Rickna
I have a factory alarm in my xi. recently, within...

I have a factory alarm in my xi. recently, within a few minutes of arming it would go off. Everything was closed/locked. I found similar problems in the electronics forum. I removed the hood alarm...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-30-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 167,302
Posted By Rickna
Thanx buddy. I live in West Haven.

Thanx buddy. I live in West Haven.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-25-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 167,302
Posted By Rickna
Been home for a few days, painful but expected....

Been home for a few days, painful but expected. No driving for a month or so. It will take some time to determine how successful the surgery was. :dunno:Thanks guys!
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-12-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 167,302
Posted By Rickna
Hey guys, I'm off to surgery again tomorrow. 2...

Hey guys, I'm off to surgery again tomorrow. 2 more levels of fusion in my spine. This will be the 9th since the accident. If anyone's interested I'll post up my progress. See ya in a week or...
Forum: The Showroom 08-05-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 28,398
Posted By Rickna
Congrats-looks great. When I was looking for an...

Congrats-looks great. When I was looking for an xi, the dealer said "You're either gonna love it or hate it". One look was all it took!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-04-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By Rickna
Look at the FCABs.

Look at the FCABs.
Forum: The Showroom 07-31-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 28,398
Posted By Rickna
ROFL!:excited:

ROFL!:excited:
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