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Old 08-28-2012, 07:43 PM   #11801
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^ how could you tell they were done? Noise? I had a car before with bad wheel bearings, it was semi-noisy. Not sure if I'd ever hear the BMW tho between the padding and the exhaust...

I'm at 115k on original's, put 19's on about a year ago, lowered her (a whopping 1/2") about 3 months ago...

by sound
its similar to the noise a scalloped tire makes kinda a whirring noise
and you can hear it if you have the car up on jacks and spin the wheel
mine lasted mostly 130k

my left rear is quiet still but im going to replace it anyways
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Old 08-28-2012, 09:33 PM   #11802
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Old 08-28-2012, 09:54 PM   #11803
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First I lost a corner light at speed, it took some paint with it. Not happy.
But got a package from detailed image restocking my chemical guys supply. Iv now taken over two shelves in the garage with my detailing supply's.
Also ordered a bunch from ecs, sway bar end links, torque wrench, first aid bin and bracket with screws, alcantara shift boot and 5 speed Zhp knob, and then a new set of smoked corners and piano black grills from khoalty
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:26 AM   #11804
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:55 AM   #11805
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Done, need to degrease front of engine now

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If the work is carefully performed, there won't be any wrench marks. But I doubt anyone but an E46Fanatic is touching the vanos seals anyway
Got it all back together this morning before work but decided not to risk anything on my commute to work...slummed it in the E34. Seals were hard as a rock, intake piston slid in the bore very easily before replacement.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:57 AM   #11806
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Noticed condensation in my DEPO corner lights again.. spent about an hour blow drying and re-sealing them. Hopefully it won't happen again

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Old 08-29-2012, 01:18 PM   #11807
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Replaced my GM5 module relays for center locking and they weren't the problem
Does anyone need relays? cheap let me know through pm
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:21 PM   #11808
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:22 PM   #11809
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:25 PM   #11810
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:56 PM   #11811
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put on some style 220 on my m3 and dont like how they look esp. the fronts are too wide 245/35/19
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:13 PM   #11812
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:06 AM   #11813
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:09 AM   #11814
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:34 AM   #11815
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:15 AM   #11816
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Lol, saw this on lifehacker.
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:35 AM   #11817
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:02 AM   #11818
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Did you get the high beams coded so you can have high beam,low beam,flash to pass and fog lights on all at once too? Great mod for night time back road driving.

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:37 AM   #11819
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:59 AM   #11820
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