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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 440,576
Posted By 1ball
Driver side done today.... thanks for the write-up

Driver side done today.... thanks for the write-up
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-17-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By 1ball
FS Winter set up (Chicago) PU only $300

SOLD

16" AT Mile Miglia with Pirelli Sottozero 210's


http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/pts/1848377520.html (auto parts) <http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/pts/1848377520.html>

No...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By 1ball
don't drive it in automatic mode.... it's not an...

don't drive it in automatic mode.... it's not an automatic, it's to be driven like a manual
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1ball
I think they just don't understand how the...

I think they just don't understand how the transmission works. Is it possible your shop is not explaining or asking the right questions of your warranty company? Or do they need to talk with a SA at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By 1ball
My understanding is that SSG is what they call it...

My understanding is that SSG is what they call it in Europe. Here in the US I call mine SMG (Sequential Manual Gearbox). That is what it is called on the gearshift and that's how it was referred to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1ball
does your warranty cover "advanced technology"?...

does your warranty cover "advanced technology"? mine does and I have no problems with them covering SMG stuff, even software
Forum: Great Lakes 11-16-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By 1ball
I had my e30 serviced at chicago motors...

I had my e30 serviced at chicago motors www.chicagomotors.net great service, good prices, great techs... I get my e46 serviced at Perillo, mainly because I have an extended warranty. Took it to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By 1ball
I found my e30 5sp vert on craigslist... 54K...

I found my e30 5sp vert on craigslist... 54K orig miles for $3900, I bought it blind and had it shipped from Oklahoma City to Chicago... also try your local BMW club or e30tech.com.... if an e30...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,892
Posted By 1ball
"BTW...car is scheduled for an oil change Monday,...

"BTW...car is scheduled for an oil change Monday, and I'll have the computer scanned for codes as well...we'll see, but was hoping to go to the indie shop with some knowledge of the solution before...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,892
Posted By 1ball
I think you need to see what codes were thrown...

I think you need to see what codes were thrown out. i would take it to an indy shop and have them read the codes. check www.bimrs.org to find a shop near you. From my experience SMG's have a lot of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,892
Posted By 1ball
I have had a couple of failures with my SMG.......

I have had a couple of failures with my SMG.... pump, relay, hydraulic fluid all over clutch plate, software upgrades. When it failed, I was dead in the water wherever the failure had happened. So...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,854
Posted By 1ball
i say get a dedicated set of 16's, they will have...

i say get a dedicated set of 16's, they will have a higher profile and you can get thinner width for better snow traction.... look on craigslist chicago in the auto parts section there are a couple...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,854
Posted By 1ball
my first set of winters were Nokian...

my first set of winters were Nokian Hakkapalitas.. they were awsome for 3 winters, but seemed to wear when there was no snow on the ground. So last year I got a set of Pirelli sottozero, which are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,222
Posted By 1ball
I needed to get a second car. Wanted to spend $4K...

I needed to get a second car. Wanted to spend $4K or less. Found an 89 325i vert w/57K orig miles this past June. The e46 sat in the garage all summer, very jealous. The views from the vert are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,490
Posted By 1ball
ready for winter #6 in Chicago! RWD w/dedicated...

ready for winter #6 in Chicago! RWD w/dedicated 16" snows and union folks eager to plow and get overtime pay....... no problem
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By 1ball
had the same problem on the drivers side for my...

had the same problem on the drivers side for my 04 325i, it was fixed under warranty. However in the past year a gap has appeared between the rear piece and the front piece over drivers window.......
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By 1ball
in reference to the playlist issues.... my issues...

in reference to the playlist issues.... my issues seem to be that every so often, while in the shuffle mode, the first 2 seconds of a track will play and then stop and the playlist kicks back to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By 1ball
04 w/ no nav, HK premium sound

04 w/ no nav, HK premium sound
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By 1ball
I had the factory kit installed when it first...

I had the factory kit installed when it first came out. If it is still the same, don't get it. I don't like that you can't see song titles on the radio or on the ipod.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,410
Posted By 1ball
this is certainly one of the more civil SMG/MT...

this is certainly one of the more civil SMG/MT threads I've encountered on this board. As an owner of an 04 325i w/SMG (54K miles) and an 89 325i 5spMT (58K miles), I thought I might add my 2 cents...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-13-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By 1ball
get a set of dedicated snowtires.... you won't...

get a set of dedicated snowtires.... you won't regret it
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-24-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By 1ball
Just got a set of 4 about a month ago. So far...

Just got a set of 4 about a month ago. So far pretty happy with them i would say they are an improvement over the stock Turanza's the car came with. They have performed well in the rain for me. My...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-15-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By 1ball
tirefactory.net has them... I was looking at them...

tirefactory.net has them... I was looking at them but got pirelli's instead
Forum: Complete Cars 04-01-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By 1ball
no longer for sale, decided to keep the car ...

no longer for sale, decided to keep the car
thanks for all the interest
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-01-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,506
Posted By 1ball
as someone who lives in chicago, I would suggest...

as someone who lives in chicago, I would suggest a dedicated set of winters. you can usually pick them up used and you'll behappy you did after you look at the rims after a winter!
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