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Old 04-09-2013, 08:25 PM   #17821
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:38 PM   #17822
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:43 PM   #17823
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:51 PM   #17824
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MAGIC! Just kidding, all i did was pour some pepsi on it and then sand it with some core then fine sand paper. Very simple and makes a pretty big difference if your tips are in as bad condition as mine were.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:57 PM   #17825
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By the way, I coated my wheels with 303 Aerospace Protectant when I washed it this Saturday. Today I was spraying pollen off my car (it was yellow) an I sprayed the wheels down. Water beaded off along with the brake dust. Awesome ****. I highly recommend it. My tires also still have a nice smooth matte finish. Not overly shiny like that tire dressing car washes use.
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:01 PM   #17826
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! Wow what have I done for my BMW today? Well I haven't posted a few things that I have done since I subscribe to this thread but for the love of my car.
-Change the a/c belt.
-Change the VCG.
-Change the coolant reservoir tank.
-Change the power steering reservoir tank.
-Installed a new touch screen radio and upgrade the speakers.
-Installed angle eyes on the head lights.
-Change the oil pan gasket while doing this I replace the control arms bushings, motor mount, oil sensor and new bolts REAL PITA$$, but thanks to this forum and this thread http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=949089 I was able to pull it off.
Damn now that's a productive day!
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:18 PM   #17827
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Productive day indeed...
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:21 PM   #17828
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It was on good Friday long weekend project. Doing the oil pan gasket took me the entire day.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:27 PM   #17829
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What material is the oem floor mats made of? Is it nylon?
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Old 04-09-2013, 11:21 PM   #17830
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Replaced the valve cover gasket and electric fan. No more overheating at idle when my AC is on
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Old 04-09-2013, 11:50 PM   #17831
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Two weekends ago I did the cooling system and belts. This evening I did the lower tensioner and the other two noisy pulleys... If the weather cooperates this weekend, I get to do the VC gasket.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:13 PM   #17832
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Replaced B Pillar and carrier thigh support.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:09 PM   #17833
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Replaced my center console and the trays under the radio. soooo clean. Pics later
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:13 PM   #17834
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Added some ATF to the P/S.
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:44 PM   #17835
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Wash and wax. I actually had it washed and waxed on saturday, but on sunday night there was a windstorm and my car was filthy monday morning. I later discovered a bunch of spots from debris that had been laying on the paint. Even after a wash, they didn't come out. Thankfully some Sonüs Carnauba Spritz on a microfiber towel took them out with slight pressure. Very relieved.

I highly recommend this for someone who's looking to bolster their wax coat after washes between major detailings.

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Old 04-10-2013, 08:05 PM   #17836
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Cleaned the garage, painted the walls, and hung up some stuff That counts for my e46 right?
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:06 PM   #17837
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Replaced my center console and the trays under the radio. soooo clean. Pics later
I need to do this so bad. My entire console is filthy
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:10 PM   #17838
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HEY GUISE! Installing the Highline Tuning cat-back exhaust tomorrow! Wheels will ship in next month, suspension will ordered at the end of this month, fenders will be rolled soon, and will have the CSL bumper/trunk installed next month as well. Helllllllllllll yeah! Can't wait!
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:15 PM   #17839
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:17 PM   #17840
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HEY GUISE! Installing the Highline Tuning cat-back exhaust tomorrow! Wheels will ship in next month, suspension will ordered at the end of this month, fenders will be rolled soon, and will have the CSL bumper/trunk installed next month as well. Helllllllllllll yeah! Can't wait!
Essentially my car should be all put together by May!
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