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Forum: Australia 05-08-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,548
Posted By ubersaloon
My colleague just got a letter too, for his 5/00...

My colleague just got a letter too, for his 5/00 323i.
Still waiting for mine.
Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By ubersaloon
My family bought me one of these Calibre jobs...

My family bought me one of these Calibre jobs from SCA which I use for the M5.
Does the job and the tie down straps are useful for very windy days....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By ubersaloon
+1 on the OF housing gasket, where the housing...

+1 on the OF housing gasket, where the housing joins to the block.
Not just the o-ring on the lid of the housing.
Pretty easy DIY but a little time consuming.
Some good youtube vids around too.
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By ubersaloon
Nice! I want to see you to run your water slide...

Nice!
I want to see you to run your water slide off the back wheel of that....
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By ubersaloon
I looked at this a while back and was told the 4...

I looked at this a while back and was told the 4 and 6 cyl boxes were different.
Nothing about the number of bolts though.
Maybe it's to do with the bell housings for the different engines.
Went...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,548
Posted By ubersaloon
The Aust Govt recall site has changed. Now it...

The Aust Govt recall site has changed.
Now it just says BMW E46 vehicles, not 2002/03.
Seems more of us may be receiving letters.

Wayback machine:...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,608
Posted By ubersaloon
I like that a lot. Great purchase.

I like that a lot.
Great purchase.
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,857
Posted By ubersaloon
I did my front struts today with some Repco...

I did my front struts today with some Repco spring compressors.
I was a bit worried they would suck but they actually worked OK.
They have a nice big thread so they compress/decompress quite...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By ubersaloon
M-Tech 1 needs 68's. 44's better suited to std...

M-Tech 1 needs 68's.
44's better suited to std pre-face bodywork IMHO.
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,857
Posted By ubersaloon
Plug your VIN into here: ...

Plug your VIN into here:
http://www.bmwarchiv.de/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

Mine shows:
S226A Sportliche Fahrwerksabstimmung - Sports suspension settings
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By ubersaloon
Hehe, I know how that is. Fortunately I didn't...

Hehe, I know how that is.
Fortunately I didn't have to sell my E46, although my son is now the chief pilot :yikes:
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By ubersaloon
Damn where were you a month ago? That looks...

Damn where were you a month ago?
That looks like a fine example in a fabulous colour.
I have been tossing up between an E46 M3 and going old-school to an E34 M5.
I just pulled the trigger on the...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,265
Posted By ubersaloon
Er, I know. That's what I was saying. ...

Er, I know. That's what I was saying.



Which is precisely why you should keep an eye on the Aust Govt site.
That autoblog stuff is all US info.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,265
Posted By ubersaloon
I'd keep an eye on the AU govt recall site. ...

I'd keep an eye on the AU govt recall site.
https://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1047625
Seems they've now widened it from 01-03 to 00-06.
Might also depend on where your car was...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By ubersaloon
No signup required for this one: ...

No signup required for this one:
http://www.bmwarchiv.de/vin/

Look for this option:
S226A Sportliche Fahrwerksabstimmung
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By ubersaloon
And a 3rd from me. I have a set waiting to...

And a 3rd from me.

I have a set waiting to install that I got from Clickable.
Note that the Bilstein B6 Heavy-Duty front struts have built in bump stops so you don't need to order these as well....
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By ubersaloon
Thanks for that, much appreciated.

Thanks for that, much appreciated.
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By ubersaloon
Hey man. I see in the thread in your sig you're...

Hey man.
I see in the thread in your sig you're a keen E34 M5 owner.
You'll get no argument from me.
I'm looking seriously at buying one that has the odometer in miles.
Is that something that is...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By ubersaloon
Hi. I think you need to provide more...

Hi.
I think you need to provide more information.

This thread may not be applicable to you as it applies to pre 2001 cars that have old antenna amps with 2 cables but are running newer, single...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By ubersaloon
I thought the same thing until I spent...

I thought the same thing until I spent approximately 1.5 seconds scouring ebay.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By ubersaloon
Good suggestion but I think you're missing the...

Good suggestion but I think you're missing the point.

I had this done, but all it really did was stop my idle dipping so low that the engine would stall. The point is it still dips well below...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By ubersaloon
Hi all. I had this exact problem too for a...

Hi all.

I had this exact problem too for a long time, but not isolated to when climate control was on. Like others, I've scoured the forums for some sort of common cause and...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By ubersaloon
Welcome aboard. Just a heads up about the...

Welcome aboard.
Just a heads up about the previous post.
That's generally sound advice (no pun intended) but is based on a US Spec car.
Unless you have HK Audio, you will likely only have an...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-15-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 228,316
Posted By ubersaloon
I just finished this job and used a full Meyle CA...

I just finished this job and used a full Meyle CA kit with pre-fitted bushings.
Couple of tips, particularly for those with RHD cars.
As expected, inner ball joint nuts were difficult to gain...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By ubersaloon
Cool story. Did he love you more than he could...

Cool story.
Did he love you more than he could say?
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