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Old 10-08-2012, 05:47 PM   #279281
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Damn, that's pretty bad mileage

Oh well comes with the territory. What's the space like on the inside? Specifically 3rd row
The new ones get slightly better gas mileage. I've driven a new Sequoia...I like the styling, but they feel absolutely massive. My neighbor got one with the 5.7L V8 and absolutely loves it. Ours is a first gen with a 4 speed auto. The facelifted models got a 5 speed and that helped with mpg a little bit.

I'm 6'1" and can fit in the back row. I've ridden in an '01 Yukon Denali before and the Sequoia has more room. I've ridden in a 2000 Excursion and it also has more room (albeit, the Excursion has a bigger trunk), and a Suburban is bigger. Sizewise, it's somewhere between a Yukon/Tahoe and a Yukon XL/Suburban. They don't even drive half bad and they don't ride like a truck. No leaf springs but a solid rear axle; independent front end. It also has a 2 speed transfer case with locking diffs.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:49 PM   #279282
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you need this sticker dave...

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Is that a Wagon Mafia sticker? I keep leaning over farther to the left side of my screen but still can't make it out clearly.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:50 PM   #279283
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Bought Tim's first aid box and got some bonus HP mods too!!

(no, not the apples you goobers)
Did you have to pay extra for the extra horsepowerz?

You should've picked up those 330i rotors he had too. They were cheap; shipping probably would've killed it though.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:52 PM   #279284
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:52 PM   #279285
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Did you have to pay extra for the extra horsepowerz?

You should've picked up those 330i rotors he had too. They were cheap; shipping probably would've killed it though.
I don't really do stickers on my car (like Kalim), but they were in the first aid box when I opened it to mount it.

Yeah, the rotors are a screaming deal. I have zero need for them for the forseeable future though.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:53 PM   #279286
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Is that a Wagon Mafia sticker? I keep leaning over farther to the left side of my screen but still can't make it out clearly.


wagon lifestyle..



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Old 10-08-2012, 05:57 PM   #279287
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I don't really do stickers on my car (like Kalim), but they were in the first aid box when I opened it to mount it.

Yeah, the rotors are a screaming deal. I have zero need for them for the forseeable future though.
You should've added them to the hoard
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:59 PM   #279288
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So I took it to SCBMW...mainly to get my coolant. They wanted to see it on the rack, so I obliged on the condition that I could either a) see everything while they were doing it, or b) see if before they dropped it from the rack. I got to stand there and watch as the tech went over the car. The tech is apparently one of their most experienced e46 guys. He initially denied everything, then 'remembered' to having left on vacation halfway though so he half-did everything up to get the car moving. Then when he came back, the part was waiting, so he threw it in and called it done. He bled my cooling system at my request and was apologetic. The tech and my SA said that the company that refurbished the wheels was responsible for torquing the wheels once they were done, and that "as a dealership, we take responsibility"

Tstat does have a tiny tiny tiny leak coming from the electrical connector, only visible from the bottom. Fan clutch does have a very small leak, visible from the front (side facing the radiator). The fan clutch must've just started leaking because there's hardly any gunk on it.
Interesting, lol.
I wonder if the t-stat cracked or if it's the gasket.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:00 PM   #279289
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gas prices suck.
It's $1.25 cheaper in NJ.


For 93!
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:02 PM   #279290
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Interesting, lol.
I wonder if the t-stat cracked or if it's the gasket.
Idk, either way BavAuto is replacing it free of charge under warranty
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:02 PM   #279291
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just saw a news story where the reporter did the numbers on car vs. air travel from SF to LA (using a "mid size sedan" as the car). It came out to only $20 more to fly.
Ed and I were doing the math for his trip to LA over the weekend and came to the same conclusion, lol.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:03 PM   #279292
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Bought Tim's first aid box and got some bonus HP mods too!!

(no, not the apples you goobers)
Dem apples!
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:03 PM   #279293
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It's $1.25 cheaper in NJ.


For 93!
Ya but they probably don't have corn kernels in theirs.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:08 PM   #279294
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I don't really do stickers on my car (like Kalim), but they were in the first aid box when I opened it to mount it.

Yeah, the rotors are a screaming deal. I have zero need for them for the forseeable future though.
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Idk, either way BavAuto is replacing it free of charge under warranty
That's good.
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Ya but they probably don't have corn kernels in theirs.
None of that California goodness...
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:39 PM   #279298
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It's $1.25 cheaper in NJ.


For 93!
Bring some 93 back with you.

I'm sure you'll have no issues packing a few liters in your carry-on!
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:41 PM   #279300
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Bring some 93 back with you.

I'm sure you'll have no issues packing a few liters in your carry-on!
Just remember, clear bottles!
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