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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,077
Posted By TwoDuckDad
Dude, listen to all the comments that sound like...

Dude, listen to all the comments that sound like they're from your father. Don't ruin your BMW experience by sticking your neck out. That said, do expect to spend some dough on your current car. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By TwoDuckDad
Great cars, no doubt. However, if it is to be...

Great cars, no doubt. However, if it is to be your daily driver and have no other means of transportation I'd be cautious. You will have issues; brakes, suspension, cooling sys, steering, etc. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-18-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By TwoDuckDad
get a recommendation from someone on this forum...

get a recommendation from someone on this forum for a good indy shop. If you like what you see, negotiate a price subject to good inspection from the indy shop. Tell the seller you won't buy the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-18-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By TwoDuckDad
lowering price by $25 to $600. Imagine not...

lowering price by $25 to $600. Imagine not having snow tires and having to fool with chains...if you can get them on your car. No worries with these babies. I did find a set of 17" wheels and put...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-04-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By TwoDuckDad
okay. Thanks for the education. Guess I'm too...

okay. Thanks for the education. Guess I'm too old to know that. The shop I mentioned (MBI Motors) is a mechanic shop. Keep that in your back pocket for next time you need work. They have loaner...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-04-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By TwoDuckDad
not sure what you mean my murdered but there is a...

not sure what you mean my murdered but there is a quality shop in Portland called MBI Motors. They cater to Benz & MBWs. I've had work done there several times and they are good people who don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-04-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By TwoDuckDad
wheels & snow tires for sale

It's your lucky day...snow is coming...

https://post.craigslist.org/imagepreview/00O0O_1fyWhXNn65T_600x450.jpg
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By TwoDuckDad
I hear ya TRJ. I try to do all the work I can...

I hear ya TRJ. I try to do all the work I can and actually enjoy the satisfaction of completing the job. Wish I had access to a lift. The only problem is that a person better have high confidence...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,833
Posted By TwoDuckDad
fun thread. Have any of you compared what...

fun thread.

Have any of you compared what the trip computer indicates for MPG vs. manually calculating? I wonder how close it is. Hmmm
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By TwoDuckDad
and the winner is... White46 $1500 I...

and the winner is...

White46 $1500

I figured it was an entire weekend's worth of work for me and without a car lift those items would be a chore so I think having my indy shop do the work is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By TwoDuckDad
okay, too busy at work to find the time to do...

okay, too busy at work to find the time to do this myself. Took her to my trusted indy shop. They inspected the CSB, Guibo, front wheel bearings, and generally all of the front suspension and drive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By TwoDuckDad
will do. Thank you kindly.

will do. Thank you kindly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By TwoDuckDad
vibration...yup...another vibe thread

2001 330xi with 130K miles. Work done so far:
new control arms and bushings
new brakes including rotors
new tires, roadforce balanced
4 wheel alignment
new shocks x4

Happy Friday to all...
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-08-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By TwoDuckDad
I just ordered new control arms, bushings, and...

I just ordered new control arms, bushings, and lollipops from Bavarian Auto. Ordered the whole kit so installation would be a breeze. Hope to learn from your event so I don't have the same. ...
Forum: Gun Talk 11-08-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By TwoDuckDad
+1

+1
Forum: Gun Talk 10-19-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By TwoDuckDad
I'd also recommend marking each magazine with a...

I'd also recommend marking each magazine with a number or letter so you will be able to watch after one that might be acting up. It will be much easier to remember which one after range time.
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,068
Posted By TwoDuckDad
What you are missing is that there is not a...

What you are missing is that there is not a control arm available with intended replaceable ball joints. This guy is trying to create what most of us wish was already available from a reputable...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-17-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,247
Posted By TwoDuckDad
2001 330xi takes me from Portland, OR to Bend, OR...

2001 330xi takes me from Portland, OR to Bend, OR (I5 S to Hwy 22 East) every month all year long. Do a google map on this road and you'll see it is windy, has a 4000' summit, and a joy to drive on...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-17-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,068
Posted By TwoDuckDad
I need a refresh kit for my 01 330xi too but hate...

I need a refresh kit for my 01 330xi too but hate to replace a perfectly good control arm to get new ball joints. The guy who designed this should be shot. Too bad we don't get the same offering as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By TwoDuckDad
After chatting with Seth (jbeurotech) he...

After chatting with Seth (jbeurotech) he recommended a local indy shop in Portland. You might wonder how he knows about qualified shops across the country. Seth provides a tech service to many shops...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,424
Posted By TwoDuckDad
Since every state has their own gun laws this...

Since every state has their own gun laws this thread doesn't appear to be the best place to debate. I started this thread to discuss how and where to hide a gun in an E46 legally. Each person is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By TwoDuckDad
Peake R5 FCX3 316 2001 330xi Tomorrow...

Peake R5 FCX3 316
2001 330xi

Tomorrow morning I'll check the wiring harnesses and all connections again.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-13-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By TwoDuckDad
Portland E46 tech guru?

If you live in Portland, are a guru with the E46, and willing to help a guy in need,

Plesae read my thread in the general forum titled "Need some help boys".

I'm stuck and need to get this bad...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By TwoDuckDad
19-08 is the code, 19 first then after pressing...

19-08 is the code, 19 first then after pressing the button the second time yields 08 then a third time yields --

According to my Peake booklet table 19 code 08 is "Air Mass Sensor".

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By TwoDuckDad
I don't know if the DISA is original or not but...

I don't know if the DISA is original or not but with 128k on the car I plan to keep I'll replace it along with a new o-ring. Of course that means I'm out of commission at least until that part...
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