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Forum: Great Lakes 12-09-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By skibum325iT
Exclamation HELP! Downtown Chicago, car overheated

Hi guys

I am from Michigan and just arrived in downtown Chicago. As soon as we stopped my car overheated. I am confident it has something to do with the drive belt.

Can anybody recommend a shop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By skibum325iT
+1 on the regulators. The clicking you hear could...

+1 on the regulators. The clicking you hear could be frayed wire inside the regulator. If you have not replaced them before, you mine as well do it now especially if your door is still apart.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By skibum325iT
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By skibum325iT
I just paid $240 for 4 oem wheels and snow tires...

I just paid $240 for 4 oem wheels and snow tires (50% tread left).
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By skibum325iT
really do not like the headlights.... for some...

really do not like the headlights.... for some reason they scream late 90's compact car. The front grill and bumper seem out of whack. just not my style i guess. Almost Ford like.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-26-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By skibum325iT
Great to hear. I should have specified, these...

Great to hear. I should have specified, these are Michelin Primacy MXM4's.

It is amazing how much of a difference good tires make. Definitely worth the few extra $$$ for them
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-26-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By skibum325iT
Just rolled over about 800 miles on the new...

Just rolled over about 800 miles on the new MXM4s. Wow! So far very impressed. The ride was incredibly softer and quieter. I kicked up the width just a little bit to 215 instead of the stnd 205 (on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By skibum325iT
this would drive me nuts! Have not heard of this...

this would drive me nuts! Have not heard of this problem before. Good luck. Sorry for not helping, but I did just bump the thread :-)
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-14-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By skibum325iT
Glad to hear that the MXV4s treated you well! I...

Glad to hear that the MXV4s treated you well! I pulled the trigger on the deal about an hour ago.... They will be fitted tomorrow just in time for a 500 miles road trip on Saturday. Will report back...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-14-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By skibum325iT
Michelin MXM4's. Anybody running them?

Anybody running these? How do you like them?

I am looking for a tire that will primarily be used in the summer. I have a set of dedicated snows for winter. Looking for a quite and somewhat soft...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By skibum325iT
for what it is worth, the steering on my 325i...

for what it is worth, the steering on my 325i wagon was fairly heavy until i changed the control arms and bushings. After the fix the steering became much much lighter. Might be something to look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,510
Posted By skibum325iT
No, the OEM parts are fine. Check to see if...

No, the OEM parts are fine.

Check to see if the cooling system, lower front control arms and bushings, pads and rotors are all in good shape and/or recently replaced. Also check the condition of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,003
Posted By skibum325iT
I would take a look at your wheel, tire, control...

I would take a look at your wheel, tire, control arms, bushings and any other related part. After getting these checked out it may make sense to contact the insurance company as previously stated....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By skibum325iT
:cry:

:cry:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,193
Posted By skibum325iT
black spokes

black spokes
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By skibum325iT
Agreed. And also recognize that dealerships are...

Agreed. And also recognize that dealerships are independently owned and operated. However, there is a standard of care, service and brand reputation that should be even among all BMW dealerships. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By skibum325iT
kind of funny how a $30-40k+ car has trouble with...

kind of funny how a $30-40k+ car has trouble with the glovebox. Not hating on the e46, just saying :-)
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-28-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,239
Posted By skibum325iT
I received a quote for $840 total for a 325i...

I received a quote for $840 total for a 325i Lower front control arms and bushings. Did it myself for about $420 in parts
Forum: Great Lakes 06-28-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 47,723
Posted By skibum325iT
lookin good!

lookin good!
Forum: Great Lakes 06-28-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 47,723
Posted By skibum325iT
GVSU graduate! Still taking classes for a...

GVSU graduate! Still taking classes for a Masters degree in Biomedical Science.



BillyHoyle: Great to know! Thanks for passing on that information.
Forum: Great Lakes 06-27-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 47,723
Posted By skibum325iT
I just had an alignment done by Euroauto Works,...

I just had an alignment done by Euroauto Works, near Rockford and Belding:

Euro Autowerks Inc***8206;
9240 Belding Road Northeast
Rockford, MI 49341-9435
(616) 874-7932...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By skibum325iT
That was my experience about 2 weeks ago...

That was my experience about 2 weeks ago anyways...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By skibum325iT
If there is even 1/4 inch left in it, you are...

If there is even 1/4 inch left in it, you are probably only a few good hits away.
Forum: Great Lakes 06-27-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 47,723
Posted By skibum325iT
I would be happy to lend a hand if needed, or let...

I would be happy to lend a hand if needed, or let you borrow my jack stands. Let me know if you need anything.

I used a Bavarian Auto kit that included 4 sets of pads and 4 rotors, plus the 2...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-27-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 47,723
Posted By skibum325iT
solid Grand Rapids representation here. XoDuZz,...

solid Grand Rapids representation here. XoDuZz, clean ride, well done.

Have you guys ever used this shop:
Euro Autowerks Inc***8206;
9240 Belding Road Northeast
Rockford, MI 49341-9435...
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