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  1. I bet that car is more rough than the pictures...

    I bet that car is more rough than the pictures show. They didn't even bother to paint the door jams.
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    I haven't read that PS reservoir discussion...

    I haven't read that PS reservoir discussion thread but all of those ZF reservoirs have an o-ring on the cap that flattens and goes bad, which causes that slow deep of fluid around the outside. New...
  3. Thread: FCP euro

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    I had no issues with them on the car. I didn't...

    I had no issues with them on the car. I didn't see any deep gouging on the friction surface -- yes, that would be an issue -- but the coating on there is intended to prevent rust and protect the...
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    (SOLD) ZKW Xenons with AL lenses (pics added)

    Sold on Ebay.

    Edit: how do I change the main thread title on the forum page?
  5. Thread: FCP euro

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    You must be expecting a second box with that...

    You must be expecting a second box with that order, unless they just forgot to send the other box?
  6. Thread: FCP euro

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    Hey...I ordered a pair of front zimmerman rotors...

    Hey...I ordered a pair of front zimmerman rotors for my wifes E39 months ago and they were shipped the same way as yours. All scuffed up. The top one was all scuffed on the back rotor-pad interface...
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    Yes it will. It's a 7 digit number under...

    Yes it will. It's a 7 digit number under "assembly #"
  8. Thread: FCP euro

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    I had a string of 3 orders with missing parts or...

    I had a string of 3 orders with missing parts or random parts subbed for ordered parts. That was 6 months ago and all has been better since. Also the boxes are arriving in one piece with the tape...
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    I bought a drivers side gasket from ecs and it...

    I bought a drivers side gasket from ecs and it fit perfect. It came as one piece, no trimming needed. Same for my E39.

    I replaced my lenses and had condensation in the driver's light. For sure...
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    This was the single best thing I've done to the...

    This was the single best thing I've done to the car in the 8 months I've owned it. Seriously, I LOVE driving this thing now. I felt since the day I got it that it was down on power, but now it rips...
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    I just cleaned mine up also. 3 microfiber towels...

    I just cleaned mine up also. 3 microfiber towels turned black later and my wheel looks new! (Oh and some light sanding to remove the pilling). I like the alcantara!

    I used the Griots Garage heavy...
  12. That E46 compact makes the E36 compact look good....

    That E46 compact makes the E36 compact look good. Wow I'm glad they didn't sell them over here because then I would have to see them.
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    What a mess! Don't see that kind of thing down...

    What a mess! Don't see that kind of thing down here. I'd be running away! You are a brave man
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    Castrol Edge 5w-40 is BMW Longlife-01 approved. ...

    Castrol Edge 5w-40 is BMW Longlife-01 approved. Their 5w-30 is not. I use the 5w-40 because I'm in FL and because of the LL-01 approval. 10w may be too heavy for you in the winter
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    Have a read about the shark tune. But I'll...

    Have a read about the shark tune.

    But I'll tell you what. I flashed the DME with Balidawg's help to the most recent BMW software and man this thing drives freaking great!!! It pulls hard and all...
  16. :rofl LMAO Nothing like dropping $800 buying...

    :rofl LMAO

    Nothing like dropping $800 buying control arms, coolant, o-rings, etc and getting one big flimsy cardboard box, retaped by the shipping company, with a hole like a grenade went off, and...
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    So I pulled the DISA today to check it and make...

    So I pulled the DISA today to check it and make sure my engine wasn't going to ingest a metal pin. It is actually in great shape and is the updated DISA part number, which was another reason I...
  18. Beautiful color. I wish my alcantara looked as...

    Beautiful color. I wish my alcantara looked as good as yours. Seats look new! Nice work so far
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    Which coils did you go with? I bought Delphi,...

    Which coils did you go with? I bought Delphi, since I read some good stuff about them. They are great so far. Added a noticeable pep to the car. I didn't have misfires before except for the 2800...
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    Just watched a youtube video on how to test it --...

    Just watched a youtube video on how to test it -- apply a vacuum and then 12v to the plug. So I should probably pull the DISA and test it. I already bought o-rings to replace the original. It...
  21. Yeah, I didn't dive into the phone conversation...

    Yeah, I didn't dive into the phone conversation enough, and the way I wrote it sounded totally normal. But basically, when I get lectured on what a ZHP is after I called inquiring about a ZHP, I...
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    Terrible loss of power 4000 rpm and beyond

    Hey guys. Had to ask this after today. I can't take it anymore.

    When I downshift and punch it to pass someone or merge on a highway, the car pulls great until exactly 4000 rpm, where it literally...
  23. They can charge what they want, but I don't agree...

    They can charge what they want, but I don't agree with you about their attitude. Back when I was looking for a ZHP earlier this year, a few of their cars popped up in my search. A blue one was listed...
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    No point in replacing the vapor barrier if it...

    No point in replacing the vapor barrier if it isn't torn. Just wasting time and money at that point.

    It's a good idea to have extra butyl on hand, but I find that if you separate the vapor barrier...
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    I went through the same thing with Geico down...

    I went through the same thing with Geico down there in South Florida. My mom's 535i got totalled and they were undervaluing by thousands. They use everything from picking cheap, crappy comps and...
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