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  1. REVIEW: Racing Diffs LSD conversion kit

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Introduction: I found this kit while looking online for an inexpensive limited slip diff solution in my 330i. The kit consists of 2 metal plates with springs in between them which push out on clutch plates that contact the side gears in the carrier of the diff. There is a hole formed by the...
  2. Non-HK rear deck speaker to 2-way questions

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    Hey all.. Been doing lots of reading but can't quite find the answers I'm looking for regarding my specific situation. One of the rear deck speakers in my 2000 323Ci has a torn foam surround and I'm looking to replace both speakers. System is non-nav, non-HK and doesn't have an amp (at least...
  3. Lighting System Update

    Lighting Forum
    I have been trying to find info on some sort of lighting upgrade solution for my e46. I have been doing some research and haven't really found anything on some of the questions I'm trying to answer. For example, The LCM seems to be very capable but is mostly locked up along with all of its...
  4. Too Much Wheel Spin

    E46 Convertible
    I drive a 330 CD e46 2005. Car has been modified using coilovers all round. Wheelspacers used on front. Issue I have is that I get way too much wheelspin under even minimum throttle. Nightmare trying to pullout of junctions as traction control will not allow car to move in 1st at all. If...
  5. Would like to upgrade muffler for 325

    General E46 Forum
    I'm looking to put in a new muffler as I don't want to blow money on a new exhaust and I want more sound. Basically just looking for suggestions on brands and type. Price is my only caveat $200 CDN would be ideal. Much appreciated! :hi:
  6. 2001 330ci PNP HK Head Units w/ aux/usb?

    General E46 Forum
    I bought a JVC head unit but i get a constant white noise that i was told is because of the head unit going into an amp that takes a different voltage or signal or some technical thing i don't quite understand. So my question is: is there an oem e46 HU maybe from newer e46s that i can put in...
  7. E46 Hi-Fi speaker upgrade help

    General E46 Forum
    Hi. Yes, I have used the search feature. No clear answers honestly. I have standard HiFi speakers. My back speakers and front speakers are already aftermarket, amp stock. Back speakers are 4ohm and sound okay. My Bass is still crap. What I need help with is the front. They're Rockford fosgate 5...
  8. Battery upgrade for a weekend project car

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, in my 330ci currently is installed exide 096 type battery which is died on me. From research I looks like this vehicle requires 010 type battery. Because car is driven rarely and I am considering to upgrade audio system I was looking into AGM batteries. Now as I understand e46 doesn't...
  9. Speaker sizes

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, im looking to change out all the speakers in my 1999 328i, half of them are blown but i want to use upgraded speakers. does anyone know the exact size speakers of the 10 speakers in the car. I have an aftermarket pioneer radio installed.
  10. 330Ci Upgrade

    Suspension & Braking
    Hi everyone! Right now I have the stock suspension for my 02' 330Ci. I am looking to purchase the suspension of a parted out 04' M3 (It's front and rear OEM with 8K miles on it for $100). Is this a straight swap or will some fabrication be needed?
  11. Rear Trailing Arm Swap

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys need some help. I'm converting my brakes to M3 front and rear. The fronts are complete just need some help with research for the rears. I have SS brake lines, ///M pads, discs, calipers and carriers. The only issue is the ///M rear trailing arm hub diameter is larger than non-ms...
  12. DIY - BavSound stage 1 speaker upgrade guide

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    Hey all! I recently installed the BavSound stage 1 speaker kit into my 2011 E92 M3, and the results are just stunning! The speaker option I had OEM was simple base stock, even missing the possible rear panel tweeters, so this upgrade was really really dramatic! This has changed my daily driving...
  13. Help Me Choose My Upgrade!

    General E46 Forum
    EDIT: I messed up the mileage on OPTION B. It has been corrected Hello everyone! So, this isn't exactly an e46 related post, but I would love your help all the same! The time has come for me to upgrade from my very beloved e46 to a glorious e90. I have it narrowed down to two and need some...
  14. hk amp upgrade possible? any information appreciated!!

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    ok after searching and searching i cant find a clear answer or solution to my question. i want to upgrade the door and deck speakers in my 330ci with nav and hk. after reading i understand that the stock hk amp isn't powerful enough to push the new speakers i'd install. SO.. is it possible to...
  15. Steering Rack Upgrade

    ///M3 Forum
    I have a 2005 M3, and need to get a new rack & pinion unit (and new outer tie rods) due to a minor accident. Regarding the rack & pinion, the re-build shop I ordered from doesn't have the base model to send, and agrees to send the upgraded unit for the same price. I believe this is the...
  16. My 335i Xdrive Build Thread

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    Hey Folks; Recently picked-up a 2009 335i Xdrive. It had just over 50K miles. The previous owner (the 1st) had ordered this thing with everything: - MSport Package - including paddle shift, MSport Seats, M3 Interior trim, also includes the BMW M3 front and rear bumpers - Nav, PDC, iDrive -...
  17. Want to upgrade my seats- advice please?

    General E46 Forum
    I recently purchased a 2005 325XI. love the car, hate the fact that the original purchaser cheaped out and went with the manual, leatherette seats. At least they dont feel like leather anyway. About the only good thing about them is they are heated. years ago i owned a new 2004 with the real...
  18. FS - Complete Non HK Sound System (Sedan)

    I am going to be doing a full custom upgrade for the speakers in my car, so I have no need for the OEM ones. They are currently in my car as I am waiting for this weekend to have time to install my new speakers. Looking to sell them as a whole, but if no one bites, will be doing a part out...
  19. ///BIMMIAN - WeissLicht LED Halo Upgrade Kit - ON SALE

    Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements
    CLICK ANY LINK OR PICTURE TO BE TAKEN TO THE PRODUCT PAGE Get rid of the dull yellow light of your OEM halo rings with the Latest Version LED upgrade kit from WeissLicht! THE BRIGHTEST ON THE MARKET! Features and Benefits Of This Product- Halo rings, also known as corona rings or angel...
  20. FS: Stereo adapter kit & License Plates

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    All used, sold as a set, $40 shipped from OC, CA to continental US. 2 BMW license plate borders 1 head unit face adapter 1 antenna adapter 1 head unit wiring adapter