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Forum: The Showroom 05-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By jllphan
Great work, looks awesome!

Great work, looks awesome!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By jllphan
If your looking for ideas, wanna be different and...

If your looking for ideas, wanna be different and like the idea of black wheels (which it looks like you do), you could always leave the barrels silver and powder the spokes/centers black....
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Forum: BMW News from around the Web 05-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By jllphan
as much as i think it's one of those cars you...

as much as i think it's one of those cars you have to see in person, i just totally prefer the styling of the original. it was and is perfect.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By jllphan
Most of what's already been mentioned are likely...

Most of what's already been mentioned are likely culprits, I'll add one more. Up until a couple days ago, I had been dealing with a very similar rattle. My first thought was some part of the heat...
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 05-20-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By jllphan
that's pretty cool. odd, but cool. i wonder how...

that's pretty cool. odd, but cool. i wonder how the auto has a tq increase of more than double the manual? I thought such numbers were a product of the engine, not the transmission. is this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By jllphan
Looks great, nice work. Just a heads up, you can...

Looks great, nice work. Just a heads up, you can replace your lenses cheaply and easily. I waited and waited to do this fearing that dust might get inside while the old lenses were off or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jllphan
The leatherique folks you referenced in your OP...

The leatherique folks you referenced in your OP can help. I refinished and re-dyed my e30 leathers last year w/ their help. They can match dies as needed and provide all elements needed to complete...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,080
Posted By jllphan
Lots of good thoughts in this thread, but imo, it...

Lots of good thoughts in this thread, but imo, it all comes down to what's more important, $4-5k or your 330ci. I constantly have this conversation myself and always seem to decide: the 330ci.

I...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-13-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By jllphan
sold. enjoy Evan.

sold. enjoy Evan.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By jllphan
I'm certain there are more current authorities on...

I'm certain there are more current authorities on this site to answer your question (I was once very involved in 12volt audio but no longer), but yes, they should fit. Focal makes great products,...
Forum: The Showroom 05-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By jllphan
absolutely perfect.

absolutely perfect.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By jllphan
I think you have to buy a new connector and...

I think you have to buy a new connector and scavenge the clip to use on your existing connector. Is it a three pin connector? IF so, here's your huckleberry: http://www.ecstuning.com/ES31208/
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By jllphan
There is an adjustment right there on the ebrake....

There is an adjustment right there on the ebrake. Two nuts, one on each side of the lever. Pull the boot off and tighten the nuts evenly until you have tension.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By jllphan
Nope, that's not normal. My guess is either you...

Nope, that's not normal. My guess is either you have a pulley that's not on straight or a tensioner that's about done. You can diagnose either w/ the aforementioned method.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-07-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By jllphan
Bumpers

Bumpers
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By jllphan
Fun game, but could be anything bro -- 300k? ...

Fun game, but could be anything bro -- 300k?

Mine has 250K and i bet you wouldn't guess that....

http://i.imgur.com/R1H8Z36.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By jllphan
Depending on which knob you have, yes you can...

Depending on which knob you have, yes you can replace the emblem. A few links below to illustrate. Without knowing which knob/emblem you have I can only post examples of various replacements....
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 700
Posted By jllphan
This is the the case with WPs w/ metal impellers,...

This is the the case with WPs w/ metal impellers, but for WPs with plastic impellers it's usually the impeller itself that fails/disintegrates.

Just wanted to point that out to anyone...
Forum: The Showroom 04-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,030
Posted By jllphan
Car looks great man. A few observations I'm...

Car looks great man. A few observations I'm surprised no one has mentioned: 1. Your English is great, I wish I spoke a second language half as good as you. 2. That rendering is phenomenal, did...
Forum: The Showroom 04-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By jllphan
Looks awesome, much better than when you...

Looks awesome, much better than when you purchased it! I hope your enjoying the car! I have an e30 and e46 coupe... while they're two COMPLETELY different driving experiences, i still like each...
Forum: The Showroom 04-21-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By jllphan
Looks absolutely fantastic, awesome pix too. ...

Looks absolutely fantastic, awesome pix too. What do you shoot with?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,826
Posted By jllphan
I really appreciate you starting this thread... ...

I really appreciate you starting this thread... it makes me feel a bit more sane.

I've now owned my 2001 330ci for 9 years and maintained it religiously during that time. I've done virtually...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-17-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By jllphan
Thanks Rob, pulling rear shocks this weekend.

Thanks Rob, pulling rear shocks this weekend.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 04-17-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,401
Posted By jllphan
I've yet to see one of these in the wild, looking...

I've yet to see one of these in the wild, looking forward to the encounter. Interesting move for Turner given the lack of demand that will come out of any products they develop for the i8. Mainly a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By jllphan
H&R spring life expectancy

Anyone have any clue? I realize the answer is largely based on the type of use, so in my case let's say zero track time and typical street driving. I now have about 150k on them and thinking its...
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