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  1. Sorry for your troubles and that bummer of a job....

    Sorry for your troubles and that bummer of a job. That is an absolutely huge leak that the stop leak will do nothing for. In fact, then you just have the stuff gumming up your system.

    My dad's...
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    Also interested in a front rim with minimal to no...

    Also interested in a front rim with minimal to no curb rash. Do not care about the tires. I think by your pics, the later ones are the fronts, which may not fit what I'm looking for.
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    Deathtrap, since you're down so much on power,...

    Deathtrap, since you're down so much on power, you could have clogged cats. Did you pull the O2s to release some pressure to see if it ran any better?

    rkneeshaw, I realized that you had clutch...
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    Ok, so I'm not the only one with this issue. ...

    Ok, so I'm not the only one with this issue. That makes me feel better. Thought I was dealing with impending transmission problems...
  5. I would not be concerned about some hissing when...

    I would not be concerned about some hissing when the car is first turned off because the low and high side pressures may be equalizing by the expansion valve. That should go away within 30 seconds...
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    Sometime hard getting into 1st gear?

    Sometimes, after sitting at a light in neutral with clutch out, the light turns green and push the clutch in and go to shift into first and it doesn't want to. Try again and it'll slip in with force...
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    Did you examine your exhaust manifold and gasket?...

    Did you examine your exhaust manifold and gasket? Since you did a swap, that was one point in the chain that was disturbed from before and would explain why you have rich plugs and a lean O2 sensor...
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    If you want the zkw projector lens in your Al...

    If you want the zkw projector lens in your Al headlight the easiest thing to do is to actually just swap the Glass lens part from the zkw into the AL light. This requires no internal wiring changes...
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    Sticky: Car: 2004 ZHP 330i 6MT Color: Mystic Blue over...

    Car: 2004 ZHP 330i 6MT
    Color: Mystic Blue over Alcantara
    Mileage: 108,000
    Purchase Date: Feb 2019
    Purchase Location: Charlotte, NC
    Purchase Price: $10,000
    Options/equipment: Xenon Headlights,...
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    Sticky: Sorry to hear this and my post is not intended to...

    Sorry to hear this and my post is not intended to rub salt in any wounds...it's just that my blood boils when I hear something like this happens to someone.

    The battery and shop cloths are...
  11. 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...
  13. 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?
  15. 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?
  16. 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 #"
  18. 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...
  22. 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...
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