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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-05-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I also get 25.2MPG with my 325xi recently. I was...

I also get 25.2MPG with my 325xi recently. I was getting slightly better 26MPG a few months ago, too. Could be the cold and the new snow tires.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-20-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,355
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I just bought a '03 325xi with 65k miles for...

I just bought a '03 325xi with 65k miles for $14,500. It has one small tear in the driver's seat and one scratch on the bumper. I took it to an independent mechanic before I negotiated the price....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-17-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,389
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Here is a detailed explaination. ...

Here is a detailed explaination.
http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/tech/techpage.jsp?techid=101
It is rather unclear to me what the offset should be for our cars.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-16-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,201
Posted By ChipDouglas27
This may be unrelated, but I had a ABS light pop...

This may be unrelated, but I had a ABS light pop up on my VW about a year ago and it required a new ABS control. The VW part was about $800. Not certain if this is your issue or if this may be the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-16-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,407
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I have been getting 25 to 26 with 80% highway...

I have been getting 25 to 26 with 80% highway driving (70 miles per day) I definitely try and conserve fuel with the commute, but I have gotten as low as 23 mpg with more city driving. No OBC, just...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-15-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,895
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I have noticed the same issue. When going...

I have noticed the same issue. When going backwards and turning in a tight radius. The tighter the radius, the more intense the "grinding" I just had my CV joints checked/replaced so that should not...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-06-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By ChipDouglas27
It was my understanding that CV axles are a...

It was my understanding that CV axles are a normal wear part that will eventually need replacing like Brakes or tires?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-02-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,897
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Does anyone have any experience with the M68...

Does anyone have any experience with the M68 style staggered wheel set up that came on the 330i ZHP? I was thinking of getting a set of summer wheels and tires. I like that OEM look.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-24-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Thanks SamDoe1 and GCoop. I appreciate the help!...

Thanks SamDoe1 and GCoop. I appreciate the help! Great links.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Is there any way to find out exactly which...

Is there any way to find out exactly which options my car was speced with? I bought it used and I would like to know exactly which options came with the car. Is there a site that lists all of the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I heard the Bosch Platinum we bad. The dealer...

I heard the Bosch Platinum we bad. The dealer replaced them with the NGKs.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-05-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,022
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Thanks for the direction. I will check out the...

Thanks for the direction. I will check out the Dunlop's. I also have been looking at the Continental ExtremeContact DWS as an alternative.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-02-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,022
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I am interested in getting some Bizzak LM-25 for...

I am interested in getting some Bizzak LM-25 for my 2003 325xi but I only see Run Flats available. Any recommendations for a 17" rim? I would rather go with a 205/50 rather than a 225/45. Will Run...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-22-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Thank you for this forum. Wondering if anyone...

Thank you for this forum. Wondering if anyone caught this Podcast on BimmerFile. I know I am preaching to the choir, but what are your thoughts?...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-19-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By ChipDouglas27
I just got a 2003 with the sport package and it...

I just got a 2003 with the sport package and it is great. No difference in suspension but it does have the 17" wheels and sport seats - Nice! I took the car to a independent mechanic before I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-06-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By ChipDouglas27
Happy to be part of the site. I just purchased a...

Happy to be part of the site. I just purchased a 2003 325xi. It was the only car I could find with a manual transmission and AWD that is not Japanese. Got very lucky with this find. Includes the...
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