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Old 02-25-2012, 10:09 PM   #7081
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This is how I feel about my car w/ my winter rims on. I get so many compliments on it in the winter, and they die down after my summers are back on.. But I like my summer ZHP rims better?
I'm picking out colors to paint my wheels now. Probably gonna paint them sooner than I think.
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:15 PM   #7082
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:18 PM   #7083
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This is how I feel about my car w/ my winter rims on. I get so many compliments on it in the winter, and they die down after my summers are back on.. But I like my summer ZHP rims better?
Strange, I've gotten more random compliments on my subtle 325i than when I had a blacked out MKV GTI. Especially out in Hollywood

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Old 02-25-2012, 10:22 PM   #7084
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Difference: Your car is red. They don't give a sh!t if it's a 325 or an m3. As long as it looks nice.

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I'm picking out colors to paint my wheels now. Probably gonna paint them sooner than I think.
Although I think your car does look good w/ black rims, I'd think that OE colors would look the best. Are you changing out your front grille as well?
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:24 PM   #7085
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Difference: Your car is red. They don't give a sh!t if it's a 325 or an m3. As long as it looks nice.



Although I think your car does look good w/ black rims, I'd think that OE colors would look the best. Are you changing out your front grille as well?
I don't know yet. I'm saving money for a new rear bumper and a facelift hood. I might just wait for that to go back to chrome kidneys.

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Old 02-25-2012, 10:24 PM   #7086
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:36 PM   #7087
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:56 PM   #7088
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:33 PM   #7089
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I don't know yet. I'm saving money for a new rear bumper and a facelift hood. I might just wait for that to go back to chrome kidneys.

I'm bringing classy back.
Why did you get rid of your OE one? One of the reasons I didn't get a coupe was because of the kidneys.. I just can't get myself to like them.

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Old 02-25-2012, 11:47 PM   #7090
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Why did you get rid of your OE one? One of the reasons I didn't get a coupe was because of the kidneys.. I just can't get myself to like them.



It's what us guys with slow cars like to think.

.. it's partway true though.
Came with the car. It bothers me, but what are you gonna do.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:27 AM   #7091
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outside temp read - 40 degrees. Looked under the bumper and the sensor was completely ripped off and wires hanging.

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Old 02-26-2012, 02:34 AM   #7092
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outside temp read - 40 degrees. Looked under the bumper and the sensor was completely ripped off and wires hanging.

$49 sensor and wire kit fix. took about 10min or so. I love DIYs. Saving so much money
I need to do this. My car thinks it's 128 the whole time.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:39 AM   #7093
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I need to do this. My car thinks it's 128 the whole time.
That has got to be annoying. Before I even knew anything about what an E46 BMW was I was using a girl friend's 330i for awhile that beeped every 2 seconds because of the outside temperature sensor.


I hated that thing.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:48 AM   #7094
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That has got to be annoying. Before I even knew anything about what an E46 BMW was I was using a girl friend's 330i for awhile that beeped every 2 seconds because of the outside temperature sensor.


I hated that thing.
Mine never beeps.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:49 AM   #7095
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Mine never beeps.
Rosey's beeped. A lot. The same beep I get when my temp. reaches 37 or 32 degrees.


Her's was -140 degrees. I think sometimes it was 28 degrees. And that was in Ocean City in 100+ degree weather.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:51 AM   #7096
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Rosey's beeped. A lot. The same beep I get when my temp. reaches 37 or 32 degrees.


Her's was -140 degrees. I think sometimes it was 28 degrees.
You know what, now that you mention it, mine will beep if it thinks it's really cold, like -40 or soemthing.
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:54 AM   #7097
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:10 AM   #7098
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:50 AM   #7099
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[QUOTE=ml325ci;14099343]Gave my 325Ci a bath and detailing. Orbital polishing, nano sealer, butter wax.....parked her in the garage since it rained all day. Next weekend, belts, pully, tensioner, OFHG and coolant flush......then a nice long drive![/QUOTE

Installed new blets, tensioner, pulley and belts. Drained, flushed the radiator. OFHG completed with no major issues.....one small one...did have an extra long bolt when finished. ENded out being one for the alternator....installed then drove drove drove...
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:15 AM   #7100
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