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Old 08-31-2013, 08:41 PM   #22141
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Did vanos seals from beisan, and valve cover gaskets! So far so good!
what is your mechanical skills and how was the process?
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Old 08-31-2013, 10:06 PM   #22142
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They are pretty good, and the process was about 4 hours given you have all the right tools and run into zero problems
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:47 AM   #22143
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Their should he a file on the SD card specifically for music. Reconnect he SD to your pc find the correct folder then simply cut and paste.

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Old 09-01-2013, 05:01 AM   #22144
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You're driving a German car. You think Germans say "trunk"?






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Probably not, they probably have a German word for it.



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Old 09-01-2013, 05:55 AM   #22145
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Old 09-01-2013, 06:22 AM   #22146
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Yesterday, I purchased a set of Drag DR-37 17" wheels for $200. Dropped one of them of at www.weldcraftwheels.com to have a one of them with a slight flat spot taken out. That's easy! Possible candidates to be refinished in Hyper Silver.
I'm honestly very surprised there's no one giving you **** for buying drag wheels to put on an e46, much less getting one fixed. It seems like most people here are so up tight and snobby about **** like inexpensive parts that they react like your desecrating the lost ark if you install them.


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Old 09-01-2013, 07:30 AM   #22147
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I'm honestly very surprised there's no one giving you **** for buying drag wheels to put on an e46, much less getting one fixed. It seems like most people here are so up tight and snobby about **** like inexpensive parts that they react like your desecrating the lost ark if you install them.


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Old 09-01-2013, 07:55 AM   #22148
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I can't see your brake lights
I wish I didn't see your headlights
I won't understand how you think any of that looks good
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Old 09-01-2013, 08:08 AM   #22149
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Yesterday I did CCV on my buddy's 330i.
His engine is all sludged up from the previous owner, and blue puffs of smoke emit from the tailpipe when starting it in the morning.


Hopefully this job + using the correct BMW oil & filter will put his car back on track.
Also used plenty of Seafoam intake treatment directly in the intake manifold.



















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Old 09-01-2013, 08:59 AM   #22150
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Probably not, they probably have a German word for it.



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Seems to be "Kofferraum" from google translate

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kofferraum

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Old 09-01-2013, 09:05 AM   #22151
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Seems to be "Kofferraum" from google translate
You're supposed to click your heels together when you say it.
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Old 09-01-2013, 09:19 AM   #22152
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Yesterday I did CCV on my buddy's 330i.
His engine is all sludged up from the previous owner, and blue puffs of smoke emit from the tailpipe when starting it in the morning.


Hopefully this job + using the correct BMW oil & filter will put his car back on track.
Also used plenty of Seafoam intake treatment directly in the intake manifold.



















Did the exact same thing to mine. It's amazing on the response these things actually have!


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Old 09-01-2013, 09:31 AM   #22153
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Did the exact same thing to mine. It's amazing on the response these things actually have!



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Old 09-01-2013, 09:57 AM   #22154
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But now you're going to have leaks because the molecules are smaller than Castrol! GoingNuts proved it with extensive scientific research!

jk he stared at the bottle and somehow made that conclusion

I love it when people say the M1 increases oil consumption! I literally don't burn even an ounce between oil changes.

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Old 09-01-2013, 10:32 AM   #22155
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I love it when people say the M1 increases oil consumption! I literally don't burn even an ounce between oil changes.



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Old 09-01-2013, 10:42 AM   #22156
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:00 PM   #22157
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I can't see your brake lights
I wish I didn't see your headlights
I won't understand how you think any of that looks good

The brake lights are removable film which comes off on seconds of I want to.

The headlights look comparable to ones I've seen around here on newer BMWs.

My budget isn't as strong as I'm supporting 2 daughters in college in other state.

I also have had 2 heart attacks and am limited in what I can do.

However I am enjoying my used 325i and trying to make what upgrades I can afford.

I wanted the halo look and so that's why I purchased these.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:09 PM   #22158
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The headlights look comparable to ones I've seen around here on newer BMWs.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:09 PM   #22159
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The brake lights are removable film which comes off on seconds of I want to.

The headlights look comparable to ones I've seen around here on newer BMWs.

My budget isn't as strong as I'm supporting 2 daughters in college in other state.

I also have had 2 heart attacks and am limited in what I can do.

However I am enjoying my used 325i and trying to make what upgrades I can afford.

I wanted the halo look and so that's why I purchased these.
I'm glad you're enjoying your car, but I've got to agree with woes about your tail lights... I've never seen a car with 'smoked' tail lights which allow enough light through, and these tints look especially dark. Aesthetics shouldn't be put ahead of safety, especially if your health isn't particularly good to begin with.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:28 PM   #22160
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Hoping to readjust my sunroof. Out of nowhere on Friday, it stopped sitting flush in the rear of it. Not sure what happened, but after I get back from town in a half hour, gonna give a go at seeing what's up.
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