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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Well gents, I have a pair of Koni Sport (yellow)...

Well gents, I have a pair of Koni Sport (yellow) shocks now on the rear of the car and it seems to have fixed the problem. Once I had the old troublesome H&R shock out, I could hear a squelching...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-03-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
I have some more pictures of the spring in...

I have some more pictures of the spring in particular, which I can't see as being completely split, but i'm not too sure if it sits right?

http://imgur.com/a/q0cXZ

Also, I have a video of the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-03-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Thumbs Up Hey guys, so I at least have some more info for...

Hey guys, so I at least have some more info for you. I took the right hand side wheel off to take a look again, and took some pictures while I was there. I forgot to take pictures of the top mounts,...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-27-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Cheers for the help man. I will take a look this...

Cheers for the help man. I will take a look this evening and see if I can get more info! :thumbup:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-26-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Also, cheers to the mod for moving this...get...

Also, cheers to the mod for moving this...get lost around these parts quite a lot!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-26-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Most of the rubbing can be seen up in the wheel...

Most of the rubbing can be seen up in the wheel well, on the wheel well liner. There is some, (very slight) rubbing on the arch too, but the wheels/tires are right on the limit in terms of width...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By alanstrainor
Springs or Shocks H&R cup kit

Hey fellas,

My car ('01 325ci) is sitting on an H&R cup kit. Recently I have been getting rubbing noises on the passenger side of the car (I'm in Ireland...so the left side) especially noticeable...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-03-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By alanstrainor
Cheers for the response! Here they are: ...

Cheers for the response!

Here they are:

http://imgur.com/ApAsyPJ,OjNpB5H,GJaOEKn#2
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By alanstrainor
It completely changed the car IMO. Gives it a...

It completely changed the car IMO. Gives it a modern feel, and everything about it is just top class. It cost 125 UK sterling, and you can have whatever stitching you want. Its completely custom....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By alanstrainor
I just got mine redone. It may be an SE wheel,...

I just got mine redone. It may be an SE wheel, but it is gorgeous. Better than any M i've driven. It was done by Royal Steering wheels in the UK

Here she is:

http://i.imgur.com/G0YED42.jpg
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By alanstrainor
Wheel fitment question e46 325ci

Hey guys,

Looking for some advice on wheels and tires. I'm about to pull the trigger on some BBS CK wheels and tires, but have a fear of things not fitting on the rear.

Basically, the wheel...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By alanstrainor
Smile 18x8.5 ET34 on the rear of e46 325Ci

Hey guys,

Looking for some advice on wheels and tires. I'm about to pull the trigger on some BBS CK wheels and tires, but have a fear of things not fitting on the rear.

Basically, the wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
So far so good guys. Ran the car for 20 minutes...

So far so good guys. Ran the car for 20 minutes at idle with the electrics on. Lights, AC, fogs, stereo, heater etc. And then went for a normal 20 mile drive with just the lights and stereo and all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
Thanks for the input. I'll keep this thread...

Thanks for the input. I'll keep this thread posted. Did you replace the whole alternator? Or just the regulator?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
Cheers for all the responses guys. I really...

Cheers for all the responses guys. I really appreciate all the help!

So, update for today, I don't use the car to drive to work, so it was sitting all day idle at home with a trickle charger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
Cheers for the response! Just checked the...

Cheers for the response! Just checked the positive terminal, and the screw holding it in place is slightly loose. Definitely not torqued down enough, but not excessively loose. Could just be that so!...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
e46 possible alternator issue. Would appreciate some help diagnosing!

Hey guys, I was wondering if I could pick your brains about my sick e46.
So let me preface this by saying that I changed my spark plugs yesterday. No issues were found while doing this, and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By alanstrainor
e46 possible alternator issue. Would appreciate some help diagnosing!

Hey guys, I was wondering if I could pick your brains about my sick e46.
So let me preface this by saying that I changed my spark plugs yesterday. No issues were found while doing this, and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 120,011
Posted By alanstrainor
Rear resonator delete in an e46 325ci. Everything...

Rear resonator delete in an e46 325ci. Everything else is stock.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnPG7_xLrww (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnPG7_xLrww)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 120,011
Posted By alanstrainor
It'll sound like you're driving a race car all...

It'll sound like you're driving a race car all the time. No doubt it sounds good when you want to go for a blast on some twisty stuff, but it just sounds ridiculous around town. I have a friend with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,492
Posted By alanstrainor
If you've had the car checked out OP, and it...

If you've had the car checked out OP, and it passes your inspections then happy days. Is there a chance something will go wrong a mile from the dealership? Yes. Does every e46 explode every time you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By alanstrainor
Controlling the RPMs on a highway with a 5 speed...

Controlling the RPMs on a highway with a 5 speed is simply not possible unless you want to be doing no speed. Once the revs climb it turns into an unbearable drone.

I get it, different strokes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By alanstrainor
I have a rear resonator delete and a friend has a...

I have a rear resonator delete and a friend has a muffler delete. He did his before I did mine, so I got to hear how loud it would be. The muffler delete is just ridiculously loud, it would sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By alanstrainor
Thumbs Up Cheers guys, just a quick update. After the...

Cheers guys, just a quick update.

After the initial panic, and driving say 50 miles mixed motorway and country roads, I can report that the small has disappeared and so has the smoke. I even went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By alanstrainor
Went for a bit of drive today, covered maybe 30...

Went for a bit of drive today, covered maybe 30 miles or so, no smell of oil in the cabin.

Drove it a bit harder, and again no smell.

After the drive I popped the hood and took a look, and...
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