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Forum: Mid Atlantic 10-12-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By John in VA
http://www.rrtracing.com/

http://www.rrtracing.com/
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By John in VA
1. We don't know where you are located to...

1. We don't know where you are located to recommend a shop.
2. We don't know what you drive to recommend a solution. Your "ride" is a bike.
3. This is the detailing section. Try posting in the...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By John in VA
If it's spotless why would you need a degreaser? ...

If it's spotless why would you need a degreaser? Low-pressure water or hand-washing, trying to avoid the electrical components, will do the job.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 10-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By John in VA
Many have used both products. You can read...

Many have used both products. You can read reviews for the Chemical Guys dressing at the Detailed Image site - http://www.detailedimage.com/Chemical-Guys-M31/EXTREME-VRP-P223/16-oz-S1/ or by...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 09-24-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,703
Posted By John in VA
Hopefully a tour for club members will occur next...

Hopefully a tour for club members will occur next year after everything's up & running. With some of the behavior I've seen at B'fest East I'd prefer no tie in.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 134,285
Posted By John in VA
Congrats on the fix! Love me some viola!! ...

Congrats on the fix! Love me some viola!!

http://www.strumhollow.com/images/mouse_pads/viola_rbp_mpad.jpg
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By John in VA
Christmas is coming - have Santa bring you a...

Christmas is coming - have Santa bring you a Sears Craftsman starter set (metric bits only)!
The local BMW club chapter (National Capital Chapter) has DIYs nearly every month. You could come to one...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-10-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By John in VA
Yes. It's amazing how much water can come in. ...

Yes. It's amazing how much water can come in. Park the car with the nose uphill for the better part of a day and then get your shop vac out. I got over a gallon from one side, especially near the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-08-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By John in VA
I mentioned draining the coolant from the engine...

I mentioned draining the coolant from the engine block via the bolt located UNDER the exhaust manifold. The engine block and radiator & heater hoses hold much of the total coolant capacity, along...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By John in VA
You're usually instructed to turn the temp dial...

You're usually instructed to turn the temp dial to full heat to involve the heater core. It doesn't sound like you removed the bolt under the exhaust manifold to drain the block. The entire system...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 09-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By John in VA
Thanks for the info! I'm in Leesburg - need to...

Thanks for the info! I'm in Leesburg - need to get a chance to head that way.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By John in VA
BOSCH FGR7DQP or NGK BKR6EQUP were used...

BOSCH FGR7DQP or NGK BKR6EQUP were used originally. Most here are fans of the NGK Laser Platinum plugs. You might even be able to find them cheaply at the corner big box parts store.
Forum: Mid Atlantic 08-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By John in VA
I see Metro Leather & Vinyl Repair trucks on the...

I see Metro Leather & Vinyl Repair trucks on the road occasionally.

Lim's Custom Top & Upholstery does good work.
8455 Tyco Rd, Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 893-7373
Apparently they have a shop in...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-20-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By John in VA
There was a lot of buzz about it ~5 years ago. ...

There was a lot of buzz about it ~5 years ago. You can perform a search of this section to see the positive responses - strong and cheap!
Forum: Mid Atlantic 08-20-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By John in VA
Thanks to MattVa - back on the road!

The expansion tank gave up at 122k (the 328i only had 50k on it in the first 8 years - perhaps that extended its life!). As it's my wife's car, time was of the essence, and I was unable to get the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By John in VA
Fan clutch/coupler brand choices

I'm doing the cooling system refresh on our 10/99 328i automatic (122k miles), and considering replacing the fan blade and fan clutch/coupling (11 52 7 505 302).
We prefer the Sachs unit over the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 194,483
Posted By John in VA
@ianhasgame - did you look at page 9 of this...

@ianhasgame - did you look at page 9 of this thread? A number of us have been happy with the Walmart battery. I got the largest, strongest one that would fit in the tray - still going strong.
...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By John in VA
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=308285...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=3082850&postcount=5
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 06-25-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By John in VA
Perhaps they changed the name? There is a...

Perhaps they changed the name? There is a Menzerna Power Lock Polymer Sealant. Have you asked the vendors that sell Menzerna?
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 06-02-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By John in VA
Lee Valley > Woodworking > Cleaners and...

Lee Valley > Woodworking > Cleaners and Lubricants > Cleaners & Polishing > Accident Eraser Kit
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=71866&cat=1,43415,43439
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By John in VA
Get a quart or 2 of brake fluid. I like...

Get a quart or 2 of brake fluid. I like Valvoline DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid or Prestone from the big box auto parts stores.
Keep it from your paint. Don't let the reservoir go dry as you...
Forum: Exterior 05-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By John in VA
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 32,301
Posted By John in VA
Even earlier, if you want a good spot!

Even earlier, if you want a good spot!
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-22-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By John in VA
An auto upholstery shop, perhaps?

An auto upholstery shop, perhaps?
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 01-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By John in VA
You need to take the time to read/research if you...

You need to take the time to read/research if you want a good result. As was mentioned above:...
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