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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By AJV
Totalled?

I hoped I would never have to do one of these threads but here it goes....

A coworker and I were driving home from a business trip in Canada on I90 westbound in Ashtabula Ohio. We were passing a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By AJV
Ha ha I've done this before too. If you hold the...

Ha ha I've done this before too. If you hold the cover in your lap when you put the switch it in, it's not intuitively obvious which way it goes and can easily get clicked in the wrong way. It's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,834
Posted By AJV
Depending how long you have owned the car and how...

Depending how long you have owned the car and how much you know about DIY, you might want to save your moneys for fun E46 repairs such as cooling system, VCG, FCABs, control arms, OFHG, etc. If this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,061
Posted By AJV
I've heard of the Nissan RB26 getting dropped in,...

I've heard of the Nissan RB26 getting dropped in, but this is the first 2JZ I've seen.... I LIKE IT!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,088
Posted By AJV
Lol my ex drove a black mkIV Supra. Targa, twins,...

Lol my ex drove a black mkIV Supra. Targa, twins, stick :clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By AJV
Depending on your mileage and when the oil filter...

Depending on your mileage and when the oil filter housing gasket was last done, it is likely due for replacement (I did mine at about 95k). My car was going through a quart every couple thousand...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-15-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By AJV
A common cause of shaking is warped rotors. If...

A common cause of shaking is warped rotors. If your car only does it when braking, it's the rotors. E46 non-M wheels sell for around $100 on Craigslist and eBay; as the platform gets older and more...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-26-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By AJV
I have been meaning to install the CD changer. I...

I have been meaning to install the CD changer. I need to research if an E38 one is compatible since I can get those for near free from the local salvage yard. If not, the E46 one is cheap enough with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,903
Posted By AJV
It's an automatic 323 and the kid is asking 7k...

It's an automatic 323 and the kid is asking 7k...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By AJV
Oh my God I hate those stupid crimped ones!

Oh my God I hate those stupid crimped ones!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,476
Posted By AJV
And sorry OP for the thread jack... I think you...

And sorry OP for the thread jack... I think you should focus on maintaining your car if you like it. Your mods aren't my cup of tea, but it's your car. Just know that lowering your car can f*ck with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,476
Posted By AJV
I have been pleased with my fuel economy. I get...

I have been pleased with my fuel economy. I get between 30-32 when driving casual on the highway, which accounts for most of my driving. City mileage isn't great though, and when you are pushing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,855
Posted By AJV
The E46 is my daily. It gets about 95% of my...

The E46 is my daily. It gets about 95% of my daily commuting, my Alfa Romeo picks up the other 5% plus car-related functions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Poll: Rust?
Views: 2,581
Posted By AJV
I live in Cincinnati and I swear they throw down...

I live in Cincinnati and I swear they throw down more road salt than anywhere else in the world. The sh!t isn't off the streets until April! Glad to say that my car is happily rust free, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,476
Posted By AJV
I was curious what the highest mileage people...

I was curious what the highest mileage people have gotten. I had a 400+ mile trip from Cincinnati, OH to Carlisle, PA and decided to try to maximize the mileage in my 325i. I reset the OBC and trip...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,597
Posted By AJV
How to not crash? Hmm... this is an easy one....

How to not crash? Hmm... this is an easy one. Don't suck at driving. If you really need to ask this question, you shouldn't be driving a relatively high-performance vehicle.

Just remember that a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By AJV
Teach your girlfriend to drive a stick... if I'm...

Teach your girlfriend to drive a stick... if I'm teaching mine to drive in my Alfa Romeo 164S/QV, you can teach yours to drive in a BMW that is much less costly to repair. Like someone said above,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By AJV
Does the 328Ci have subframe reinforcements?

Does the 328Ci have subframe reinforcements?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By AJV
Seriously though, I've been in the scene and seen...

Seriously though, I've been in the scene and seen tons of cosmetically modified cars. In my experience, 95% of them are beat to hell and back by their owners. An automatic BMW 328Ci with 200k decked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By AJV
The carbon fiber wrap on the roof will definitely...

The carbon fiber wrap on the roof will definitely decrease weight, so much so that you'll pull on an M3! :clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,396
Posted By AJV
The coupe tends to be more prone to subframe...

The coupe tends to be more prone to subframe tears than the sedan, or so I've read. Both automatic transmissions on the 323/328 are known to have major issues (who cares if it was replaced or not - I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By AJV
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,503
Posted By AJV
Don't presume anything with insurance and whether...

Don't presume anything with insurance and whether they will total or not. My E46 was rearended with frame damage, quarter pushed up to door, battery cracked, spare tire well bent up, shattered...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,711
Posted By AJV
Find a high school kid and say "BMW" Or...

Find a high school kid and say "BMW"

Or donate it to Good Will or Salvation Army and get a good tax write-off.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By AJV
Variations in BMW Heyco Tool Kits

Do all E46s come with the spark plug removal tool? My car was a one-owner (old lady) car prior to me buying it, so I doubt she even knew the tool kit was back there let alone removed the spark plug...
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