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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Paul325Ci
Choxor is correct, no maintenance possible, have...

Choxor is correct, no maintenance possible, have to replace, just amazed your's have lasted that long!

FYI - I just had mine done at 110,000 mile, at a dealer (not the best move, I know), $500...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-19-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,287
Posted By Paul325Ci
Great write up, just did my A-Pillars yesterday,...

Great write up, just did my A-Pillars yesterday, about 30 minutes per side, I found that I did not need to replace the plastic nuts, but I ordered 4 just incase.

The invoice shown is for a GRAY...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-31-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,252
Posted By Paul325Ci
Despite ATF being Redline's website...

Despite ATF being Redline's website recomendation, most e46 owners, myself included, have been using Redline MTL with no adverse effects. Changed around 30,000 miles until 90,000.

At around...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Paul325Ci
Those are the pre-cat Oxygen sensors (there are...

Those are the pre-cat Oxygen sensors (there are two of them with the M54 engine). If the wiring was damaged from the sensor to the connector, that comes with the replacement Oxygen sensor (about...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-05-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By Paul325Ci
That's excellent advice, I never assumed that I...

That's excellent advice, I never assumed that I was getting an "E" - error code, since the Peake tool worked for service and oil interval resets as detailed in the instructions.

Unfortunately, the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-02-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By Paul325Ci
Oxygen Sensor diagnosis - lessons learned

Just wanted to share my experience here, hopefully can help someone out in the future:

At 56,000 on the odometer, my Service Engine Soon (SES) light came on, no other symptoms, car ran and started...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-02-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Paul325Ci
Just finished using mine, you are welcome to...

Just finished using mine, you are welcome to borrow it, located in Springfield, VA.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 06-16-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul325Ci
budget track car...

If your budget is only $4,000, a Mazda Miata 1990 - 1997 (1st gen) is should be your on the top of your list, the 1.8 Liter 1994 to 1997 being prefferable, larger engine, brakes, and most important -...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-10-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Paul325Ci
:) Thanks for the reply, I definitely ran...

:)

Thanks for the reply, I definitely ran the car for a few minutes before extracting the oil. Also found that it works best not to clamp the hose and let the pressure build, but just to keep...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-09-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Paul325Ci
Motive oil extractor - help

:hmm:

I'm about to go out and change the oil, using a new Motive fluid extractor, couple of questions for those who have used it:

1) How many times do you have to pump/extract the oil, seems...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 03-21-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,280
Posted By Paul325Ci
Thumbs Up Great prices and service!

I ordered oilfilters and a shift knob on-line yesterday, there was a knock on my door this afternoon, the UPS guy delivered them - one day turn-around! :bow:

Great prices, FAST service, and a...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-20-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Paul325Ci
ps/ps2s

Marek,

My 2002 Ci w/Sport Package came with Michelin Pilot Sports. Couple of years later, I bought the PS2s, there is a night and day difference! The PS2s have a more aggressive tread (larger...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-11-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,022
Posted By Paul325Ci
If the alignment and suspension check out, it...

If the alignment and suspension check out, it would suggest a tire quality problem, very unusual to see it on all four tires though.

I purchased my PS2s through tirerack, if you bought them from...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-11-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,022
Posted By Paul325Ci
Unhappy oposite experience here...

Sorry to hear about your experience, I've been running PS2's on my 325Ci for about 3 years, have done 4 track events with them, about 25,000 miles, (mostly highway), and still have a bit of tread...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-16-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Paul325Ci
Thumbs Up Oz

I've had great luck with OZ Superleggeras, 17x8, light (around 18 lbs), and very strong. They have now been replaced by Ultraleggeras, just as light, look slightly different.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By Paul325Ci
just to clarify, you whacked the 3 mounting...

just to clarify, you whacked the 3 mounting screws/bolts, not the brace, right? :hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By Paul325Ci
Angry same here...

I recently bought a NEW ac schnitzer strut bar, I have the same issue with the driver side.

Both mounting plates have holes drilled in the same possition, the car has never been in an accident,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 29,963
Posted By Paul325Ci
Cool :thumbup: Just talked to BMWNA, they...

:thumbup:

Just talked to BMWNA, they verified that the warranty on repairs is TWO YEARS, regardless wheather under warranty or not! So the Service Advisor was wrong. Now the BIG question - Does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 29,963
Posted By Paul325Ci
Angry :thumbdwn: Well, my doorseal just seperated...

:thumbdwn:

Well, my doorseal just seperated AGAIN, after replacement in October 2004. My car is just out of warranty, but I explanined to the Service Advisor "...I thought there was a 2 years...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Paul325Ci
Thumbs down It's clear from the UUC website the links are a...

It's clear from the UUC website the links are a part of the SwayBarbarians "package", I ordered mine from AutoWerks, the links were in the box, no additional charge. From the UUC site:

"Q. Does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Paul325Ci
I received the UUC sways a few weeks ago with the...

I received the UUC sways a few weeks ago with the endlinks (included in price). I depends on the vendor if they include them or not. For example, I'm relativelly sure that Eibach does not include...
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 05-25-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Paul325Ci
Dan, Check the thread, there was a group...

Dan,

Check the thread, there was a group buy, but I think expired now. I managed to get in on it, should have the UUC sways installed by this weekend, will post review.
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 05-11-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Paul325Ci
:clap: Ah, finally... Good Job Chris...

:clap:

Ah, finally...

Good Job Chris at Autowerks, set ordered!
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 05-08-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Paul325Ci
Definitely interested in UUC, but some info on...

Definitely interested in UUC, but some info on the TMS ones would be nice...

:clap:

PS, UUC is selling theirs for $350/set, what is the price for the TMS?
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 05-07-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Paul325Ci
I can't speak for everyone here, but my...

I can't speak for everyone here, but my prefference is for the UUC bars, since they come with the adjustable end-links, and I'm planning on purchasing their shock/spring combo, so hopefully will be a...
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