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Old 10-16-2012, 07:21 PM   #34841
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^+1 weird noises or just a steering vibration?
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:23 PM   #34842
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Ive got a set of black kidney grills, not sure what brand, but they arent ****. They dont fit e46 sedans, pre or post facelift. Theyre sitting in my room taking up space if anyone wants them. Ive also got a set of clear side markers for e46 coupes im also giving away.

Finally, need some help fixing my fogs, wiring/electrical isnt really my thing, but they dont work at all.

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Old 10-16-2012, 10:57 PM   #34843
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:36 AM   #34844
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Ive got a set of black kidney grills, not sure what brand, but they arent ****. They dont fit e46 sedans, pre or post facelift. Theyre sitting in my room taking up space if anyone wants them. Ive also got a set of clear side markers for e46 coupes im also giving away.

Finally, need some help fixing my fogs, wiring/electrical isnt really my thing, but they dont work at all.
So kidneys are for coupe?
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:43 AM   #34845
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So kidneys are for coupe?
I would assume so via process of elimination, but im not going to guarantee
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:16 AM   #34846
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Well could be for e90 or are they smaller. Well if they fit e46 ill take them off your hands. Today if possible. Mine are about to fall out lol.
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Old 10-17-2012, 12:45 PM   #34847
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Its a bad vibration in the rear. I thought it might have been a tire or something but the ride is smooth till I get to 70mph.
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:02 PM   #34848
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Well could be for e90 or are they smaller. Well if they fit e46 ill take them off your hands. Today if possible. Mine are about to fall out lol.
Sent you a PM. Theyre definitely for e46's
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:12 PM   #34849
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In my experience. With my hooptie sedan.
Vibrations u describe can be caused by several things.

Broken subframe.
Shot diff bushings
Shot RTAB bushing
Bad center support bearing
Bad wheel bearing.

The last 2 I believe are most likely and cause the most rogue type on and off vibrations.

If its a bushing. In my experience, the vibration is worse the colder it is, as cold rubber is less compliant.

You need to better describe the vibration and all the types, times and various loads that changes it for us to diagnose it via Interwebz.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:03 AM   #34850
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In my experience. With my hooptie sedan.
Vibrations u describe can be caused by several things.

Broken subframe.
Shot diff bushings
Shot RTAB bushing
Bad center support bearing
Bad wheel bearing.

The last 2 I believe are most likely and cause the most rogue type on and off vibrations.

If its a bushing. In my experience, the vibration is worse the colder it is, as cold rubber is less compliant.

You need to better describe the vibration and all the types, times and various loads that changes it for us to diagnose it via Interwebz.
Well I had to change the center bearing a few years ago. I will try to see if its the wheel bearings. Its just a really bad vibration that happens when Im around 70-80mph from the rear it is causing the car to shake. I really dont know how to describe it someone just needs to drive it an see for themselves.
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:36 PM   #34851
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And u sure its not just the tire?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:28 PM   #34852
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And u sure its not just the tire?
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I have runflats but I guess I could have someone look at them. I will ask.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:55 PM   #34853
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Run flats or not makes no difference. If the tire is worn out if round because of a bad alignment or excess camber or crappy damper. It may cause vibrations. Being a BMW, if that's the case, you WILL feel it.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:33 AM   #34854
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Anybody have any spacers they are trying to get rid of??? Just really need two 5mm spacers
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:15 AM   #34855
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^ you figure out about them couches?
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:54 AM   #34856
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Waiting to hear. I have a buddy looking for couches, I sent him the link he said he'd get back to me. He's out of town till Sunday
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Old 10-19-2012, 04:34 PM   #34857
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Old 10-20-2012, 06:24 AM   #34858
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So spacers anyone?
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Old 10-20-2012, 06:06 PM   #34859
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I think I was the last local person to have any and I sold all of my sets. Sorry.
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:57 PM   #34860
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Hey Robb. Check this out.

Front barrels 7" wide w/ 2" lips for 8.5" wide.
Rears are 6.5" w/ 4" lip for 10" wide total.

Good news is. I've had 19x8.5" fronts this whole time. The R05s are 19x8".

Great news. Once I swap those 2" lips for the 5" lips I have they will become 19x11.5" and redo the front, same pieces, for 19x10" up front.

Current 10s are estimated to be ET27.
If my math is right. Adding 3" of lip should shift my offset 37.5mm.
In gonna be running close to 0 offset. Iirc current front offset is ET40

I are so excite.
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