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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,746
Posted By jarjar
If you want to take an added level of precaution...

If you want to take an added level of precaution then you could go into the trunk , pull back the side walls and spray fluid film or 3m cavity wax on the walls of the car. That's where you can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,251
Posted By jarjar
I feel like the reason the rear of my car makes...

I feel like the reason the rear of my car makes noise over bumps despite new suspension parts is because I did not preload on the ground. I'll be sure to do this soon.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,251
Posted By jarjar
I installed poly for the rtab but OE rubber for...

I installed poly for the rtab but OE rubber for everything else. It sounds like it's coming from above the trunk when I go over a bump slowly.


I would rather not make it more difficult...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,251
Posted By jarjar
I tried to do the method above by jacking and...

I tried to do the method above by jacking and aligning the shock bolt and honestly I feel I should have preloaded the car while it was on the ground. I need to re preload everything but right now...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 43,641
Views: 5,800,083
Posted By jarjar
Installed the centre trim. You'll notice...

Installed the centre trim. You'll notice the one I installed is called titan but it's a lot darker than stock. To me it works well. The old trim on the left was cracked and would move...
Forum: Parting Out 02-27-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,639
Posted By jarjar
Do you have a pic of the grills? Are they in good...

Do you have a pic of the grills? Are they in good condition(ie no broken tabs)?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43,641
Views: 5,800,083
Posted By jarjar
Still looks great. Congrats ***x1f642;

Still looks great. Congrats ***x1f642;
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By jarjar
Is it wearing out in the inside? I had this on my...

Is it wearing out in the inside? I had this on my old set until I got an alignment which fixed the rear camber. Could that be the issue?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By jarjar
Tires for style 119

I have style 119 on an 04 330ci and was wondering about tire size. I want a beefier tire to fill the wheel well and was wondering if a square setup of 245 45 r17 would fit the rims and the car?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,870
Posted By jarjar
I think you should be good, but it...

I think you should be good, but it wouldn't hurt to change it once more. I changed mine twice within the first couple of months after the filter change, it's now been thousands of km...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,320
Posted By jarjar
I get the shudder from time to time, and engine...

I get the shudder from time to time, and engine mounts would make sense as a culprit. After so many years of not having them changed, it's definitely time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 39,105
Posted By jarjar
I know this is an old thread, but I was wondering...

I know this is an old thread, but I was wondering if anyone had hardwired a dash cam with park mode ( when car is off, motion detector will turn it on). I believe this setup requires contact power. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,876
Posted By jarjar
That's what I'm thinking cause I...

That's what I'm thinking cause I don't think I preloaded it when I was installing them.



Most likely sway bar end links.[/QUOTE]
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,876
Posted By jarjar
I second that the coupe is a...

I second that



the coupe is a stunner[/QUOTE]
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,876
Posted By jarjar
I enjoy driving it everyday. It also has one of...

I enjoy driving it everyday. It also has one of the best looking front ends of any non-exotic. Only issue is this clunk noise when I go over small bumps but that's an easy fix. I guess, what I've put...
Forum: Mobile Electronics Forum 11-12-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By jarjar
I wanted to update this thread with the sub I...

I wanted to update this thread with the sub I just installed. I ended up putting in an 8inch mtx rt8pt and I must say, what I difference in sound. I've gotten back the lows. Only issue is that it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,689
Posted By jarjar
Can't wait to hear it. Will it have a deeper...

Can't wait to hear it. Will it have a deeper rumbling sound or a high pitched sound?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,271
Posted By jarjar
I changed my AT fluid at 190000miles. I'm the...

I changed my AT fluid at 190000miles. I'm the second owner and i don't think it was ever changed before. It pulls hard. Fluid was still a bit of a brownish clear colour and no particles on the...
Forum: Southeast 09-23-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 584
READ ME: Florida Bimmers
Views: 144,554
Posted By jarjar
Hi all, just wondering whether an e46 is a common...

Hi all, just wondering whether an e46 is a common car in Florida and how you guys feel about leaving it parked outside? Any issues with theft?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By jarjar
And then, I did this repair myself. I removed as...

And then, I did this repair myself. I removed as much rust as possible, used and epoxy primer for exposed metal, then bought paint that matched the car and 2K clear, then blended it with existing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By jarjar
I got this done for 650 which included rust...

I got this done for 650 which included rust removal, welding in new metal, paint. I took further measures by applying por15, seam sealer in areas they didn't and fluid film to prevent debris, water...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-11-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,558
Posted By jarjar
I bought some butyl sound deadening material and...

I bought some butyl sound deadening material and wrapped the shock towers. I'll check the where but it sounds like it's coming from the corners. I just bought 2 new shocks( bilstein b4). Hope they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43,641
Views: 5,800,083
Posted By jarjar
Fixed my leaking windshield washer ...

Fixed my leaking windshield washer reservoir.Turned out to be the washer strainer. Bought new ones and it still leaked. Decides to use an rtv gasket maker between tank and strainer and it's been...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-10-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,574
Posted By jarjar
How could you tell your rears were bad. I...

How could you tell your rears were bad. I recently pulled them out to replace the mounts and hand compressed them then took a look at the strut expand. It came out really slow. Is that normal? I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By jarjar
I would clean it up then apply por15. That what I...

I would clean it up then apply por15. That what I did and it looks great.
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