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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 11-22-2012, 05:38 PM   #61
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:39 PM   #62
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I'd like to delete the power steering as well. It's not really needed.






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I really don't mind, I prefer a car with no abs or ps. It's just not that important, I'd be more concerned if I have any ear plugs in the car and/or my shuffle is charged.






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Just think about all the weight to be saved in deleting the bumper inserts. Or gutted doors, cutting all the old hardware mounts.. been there. Then you have all the wiring... zomg like 60lbs in wire!

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Old 11-22-2012, 11:28 PM   #63
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how about we race and I use my touring?
I'm down, rochambeau. 4" snow minimum
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:42 PM   #64
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if we incl snow - i can use the x5?
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if we incl snow - i can use the x5?
no e30 love? with it's viscous-locking xfer box, it'll eat through snow
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:52 PM   #66
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I sold the E30 last weekend and the ZHP is leaving tomorrow

So, that leaves me the touring and the soon to be choosen and acquired X5 M
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:34 AM   #67
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I sold the E30 last weekend and the ZHP is leaving tomorrow

So, that leaves me the touring and the soon to be choosen and acquired X5 M
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Old 11-23-2012, 02:21 AM   #68
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For sure. Anyone know where to order carbon fiber ash tray lids?
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For sure. Anyone know where to order carbon fiber ash tray lids?
You have an ash tray?
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Not a good idea for several reasons: when the A/C is off, there is little load applied to the engine, performance gain(s) by removing the belt would be very slight. However the biggest reasons for not removing the belt are: when you turn the defroster on, the A/C runs to help pull the moisture out of the inside air AND by running the A/C every time the defroster is used, helps to keep the A/C system charged longer, i. e. keeps the seals lubricated and refrigerant from leaking. Hell, you can run the A/C all year round and set the temperature for what you want and still toast yourself out, and at the same time, reduce the moisture within the car's interior.
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