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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By OldChevelle
^ Video says the Uro Premium design is new as of...

^ Video says the Uro Premium design is new as of September 2014, so they couldn't be the same as the ones you installed last Spring. Given all the problems, no wonder they redesigned them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By OldChevelle
Good tires will be the most important thing...

Good tires will be the most important thing (tread blocks with "sipes" grip ice), as long as your coolant is somewhere near 50/50. Also consider adding some cold-weather windshield washer fluid to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By OldChevelle
I'm no enginerd, but ball bearing pulleys sound...

I'm no enginerd, but ball bearing pulleys sound better than plastic pinwheels.

From eeuroparts:
URO premium window regulators contain a ball bearing inside the cable pulley, eliminating friction...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-06-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By OldChevelle
How's the caster? Too little and the steering...

How's the caster? Too little and the steering will exhibit weak return to center, which could make it feel loose. Worn bushings in the rear suspension could also be felt, kind of like a rear-steer...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 161,867
Posted By OldChevelle
Awesome write-up, been putting off replacing mine...

Awesome write-up, been putting off replacing mine for waaaaaaaay too long...
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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-02-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldChevelle
Also a great article (from the sticky at the top...

Also a great article (from the sticky at the top of this section): http://www.essexparts.com/learning-center/choose-brake-pads
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-02-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldChevelle
I've had good luck with PFC pads, and have no...

I've had good luck with PFC pads, and have no love for OE pads on any car. OE works fine for most everyone of course, but are usually at the bottom of the heap performance-wise. (For the record I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,983
Posted By OldChevelle
Pull up along a concrete wall at low speed (so...

Pull up along a concrete wall at low speed (so the sound bounces back through your open windows) and see if hitting the gas or the brakes causes any noise, then try some speed bumps (behind a mall or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By OldChevelle
Not sure about the "proper" way to protect modern...

Not sure about the "proper" way to protect modern electronics during welding, I used to disconnect the battery on my off-road truck but after a while I stopped bothering to disconnect anything. But...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By OldChevelle
I went with 40% on the front side windows, 5% on...

I went with 40% on the front side windows, 5% on the rear side windows, and 20% on the back window (so I can see to back up at night). I think the difference between the 40% and the 5% on the sides...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,970
Posted By OldChevelle
How is the rattle-can paint holding up to rock...

How is the rattle-can paint holding up to rock chips and sandblasting on the freeway?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By OldChevelle
There's no easy way to fix that, especially if...

There's no easy way to fix that, especially if the bolt stud is ground flush with the flange and there's part of a hardened easy-out already in the center of the stud.

Here's what I'd try: hold a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,428
Posted By OldChevelle
It's not free, but I've been using...

It's not free, but I've been using http://www.autotap.com/ for years and have been pleased with it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,219
Posted By OldChevelle
That's funny, for the cars in my family I usually...

That's funny, for the cars in my family I usually have to re-wire the cigarette lighter so it stays hot when the car is off, for some reason everybody wants it to stay on.
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