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Old 10-01-2012, 06:51 PM   #12601
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:12 PM   #12602
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Clear corners and splitters from khoalty
Um i thought this was what did you do to your E46? Not e36 lol haha

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Old 10-01-2012, 07:18 PM   #12603
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Ordered my water pump and BMW coolant. Will be ordering my fuel pump tomorrow as mine is dying or just about dead hahaha
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:51 AM   #12604
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Um i thought this was what did you do to your E46? Not e36 lol haha

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Old 10-02-2012, 01:10 AM   #12605
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:11 AM   #12606
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Ive driven lots of cars. The ferrari italia was better than my e46 but the mclaren mp4-12c not a handlers car. So lets see what u got then e46tknv
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:16 AM   #12607
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:46 AM   #12608
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Ive driven lots of cars. The ferrari italia was better than my e46 but the mclaren mp4-12c not a handlers car. So lets see what u got then e46tknv
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:25 AM   #12609
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Ya i was just blabbin. But mclaren really was built all by science and just didnt seem to translate at the track. Understeer was bad. But anyways this is a bmw forum so delete that
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:19 AM   #12610
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While driving on the interstate on the way to work today, I determined that my tie rod ball joints are probably shot. I purchased new ones from Autohausaz with a boot kit. Also picked up a 34mm crows foot and mechanix gloves from toolsource. Can't wait to change these things out. My car will finally handle perfectly then I can move on to important things like the fuel pump and cooling system.
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:38 AM   #12611
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I was an e46 owner a few weeks ago. till I got something better
might want to do something about that front bumper lip. you installed new khoalty splitters on a chewed up front bumper.. doesn't match in my opinion. also your underpanel is missing and so is all the associated hardware. at least a $1,000 job to do it RIGHT
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:22 AM   #12612
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Since buying the car a month ago I have

demolished the vorsteiner carbon fiber lip
Nail in my tire
Smashed my driver side window

Window was stuck in the up position when the "battery went dead" yesterday. Had to close my door to go to work and when I cam back the stress from the glass against the frame shattered the window. Then while rolling it out of the driveway to tow it, it came back to life. I have a bad ground, faulty wiring, key wasnt recognized or something is creating too much draw on the battery. Had a weird combination of lights when i got in the car and the radio started falshing on and off and then it went dead, no clicking no lights no response. Original owner siad the power pulley kit might no be spinning hte same as the stock and not charging the battery. Anyone have a no start situation like this before? My BRAKE, ABS, TRACTION CONTROl and TIRE PRESSURE lights were on and when i revved the car up past 1500RPM they all went off and came back on when the car came back down to idle. Then it died. I am running some kind of Duralast battery, but the original owner has some huge amp wired in with a bunch of wiring harnesses everywhere.
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:02 PM   #12613
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How much did everything run you?? Im looking to do my cooling system thus weekend
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:28 PM   #12614
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:29 PM   #12615
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:41 PM   #12616
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:46 PM   #12617
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:00 PM   #12618
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:08 PM   #12619
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:16 PM   #12620
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Since buying the car a month ago I have

demolished the vorsteiner carbon fiber lip
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Smashed my driver side window

Window was stuck in the up position when the "battery went dead" yesterday. Had to close my door to go to work and when I cam back the stress from the glass against the frame shattered the window. Then while rolling it out of the driveway to tow it, it came back to life. I have a bad ground, faulty wiring, key wasnt recognized or something is creating too much draw on the battery. Had a weird combination of lights when i got in the car and the radio started falshing on and off and then it went dead, no clicking no lights no response. Original owner siad the power pulley kit might no be spinning hte same as the stock and not charging the battery. Anyone have a no start situation like this before? My BRAKE, ABS, TRACTION CONTROl and TIRE PRESSURE lights were on and when i revved the car up past 1500RPM they all went off and came back on when the car came back down to idle. Then it died. I am running some kind of Duralast battery, but the original owner has some huge amp wired in with a bunch of wiring harnesses everywhere.
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