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Forum: Brakes 08-22-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By Recon427
Do not use Autozone rotors. Do not use Advance...

Do not use Autozone rotors. Do not use Advance Auto Parts rotors.

Seriously, you can buy excellent Balo rotors for $30 each on www.autohausaz.com

The rotors from the auto parts stores like...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-14-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By Recon427
Thank You

Hey guys,

Some of you know me, some of you don't. Either way, thank you for helping me out with my various questions that I had with the 318ti.

Since I am off for graduate school in Europe, I...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 07-18-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,020
Posted By Recon427
Welcome! Shame to see a 318ti abused like...

Welcome!

Shame to see a 318ti abused like that by some teenage kid. And his father bought the new engine? Lucky kid.
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 07-18-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,837
Posted By Recon427
This is another post to answer some general...

This is another post to answer some general questions:

Presuming good maintenance done to the car your avg. mpg should be 17 to 22 in the city and 34 to 40 on the highway. If you drive over 75 mph...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 07-18-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,837
Posted By Recon427
Hmmm... for $1600 roughly that sounds like a...

Hmmm... for $1600 roughly that sounds like a decent car.

If possible I would spend $3700 and get the one listed on this forum by a mechanic. 1996 year....
Forum: Electrical 07-16-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,553
Posted By Recon427
The mechanic should also run a quick test to make...

The mechanic should also run a quick test to make sure power is flowing to the ECU and then out of the ECU.

I believe that if the immobilizer is tripped, it would cut power half way.

Did you...
Forum: Lounge 07-16-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,681
Posted By Recon427
I think you might know this already, seeing as...

I think you might know this already, seeing as how you have so many other BMW's.

But the best website for parts is: www.autohausaz.com

Free shipping over $50. Excellent prices and they have...
Forum: US and North America 07-15-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,765
Posted By Recon427
$3700?!?!!? Your car is worth more than...

$3700?!?!!?

Your car is worth more than that.

I sold mine for $4500 without a problem; and while I did good maintenance, my car was pretty much stock at 121,000 miles.

What a steal. If I...
Forum: US and North America 07-14-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,219
Posted By Recon427
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: US and North America 07-11-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,219
Posted By Recon427
I will be heading off to University of Edinburgh....

I will be heading off to University of Edinburgh.

Are you going overseas for grad school as well?
Forum: US and North America 07-11-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,219
Posted By Recon427
FS: 1998 BMW 318ti For Sale

Hey guys,

I haven't posted here in a few months, however it is time for me to sell my car. So..........I listed it on eBay at:...
Forum: Brakes 06-05-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By Recon427
I think for us to help you a bit better we need...

I think for us to help you a bit better we need to know the following:

1) What rotors do you have?? [Solid, vented, thickness]
2) Mintex pads part number
3) Year of your car


I just...
Forum: Engine 05-14-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By Recon427
I believe you car is OBDII since you have an M44....

I believe you car is OBDII since you have an M44.

What do you want to do with the ECU?
Forum: Exterior 05-14-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,957
Posted By Recon427
Oh come on guys, no big deal if he reposts.........

Oh come on guys, no big deal if he reposts...... so long as it is not every single time or very frequent.

Anyways, I have never seen lambo doors on a 318ti. I don't think it would look cool.
...
Forum: Maintenance 05-14-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By Recon427
At 200k miles..... Like previous members...

At 200k miles.....

Like previous members have stated check the:
1) control arm bushings
2) rear sub-frame mounts/bushings
3) Essentially, go to your mechanic and say, "Check all...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-11-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recon427
Well, sounds like you have a full mechanic on...

Well, sounds like you have a full mechanic on board with you 24/7 then. If that's the case then you are good to go.

Perhaps see if you can negotiate the price a bit lower.

In any case, working...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-11-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By Recon427
Some things to consider: 1) Shifting from...

Some things to consider:

1) Shifting from Toyota to BMW will be different. Toyota's can go without maintenance for a long time. Maybe change the oil in a while. BMW's cannot be handled like that....
Forum: US and North America 05-10-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Recon427
Feel free to bid on it. If you want a buy it now...

Feel free to bid on it. If you want a buy it now price send me a PM.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-10-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By Recon427
Dude that sucks, sorry to hear it. Parting...

Dude that sucks, sorry to hear it.

Parting with things like that, which have great sentimental value for you in addition to the materialistic component, is hard.
Forum: US and North America 05-10-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Recon427
FS: Water Pump Kit

Hey guys,

I am selling the water pump I never got around to installing. Actually it is the pump, gasket, pulley, and 1gal of coolant.
...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-07-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,278
Posted By Recon427
If you want: I am going to sell my car in...

If you want:

I am going to sell my car in the next few weeks. 1998 BMW 318ti. 120k miles, auto, all leather interior, maintenance records back to dealership purchase.

Recent things done:...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-07-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,441
Posted By Recon427
The questions are not hard. Pick up a history...

The questions are not hard. Pick up a history textbook from a local high school and read through it.

13 original colonies = 13 stripes on our flag
50 states = 50 stars
each state has two...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-07-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,441
Posted By Recon427
I agree with one of the first few comments...

I agree with one of the first few comments posted, that you are comparing apples and oranges here. You need a common ground.

A more interesting question to pose would be: Would creating a North...
Forum: Lounge 05-04-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By Recon427
well, auto's are not That bad.....Sure stick...

well, auto's are not That bad.....Sure stick shift is nice, but are you racing the car?

Personally, there are only three reasons why stick shift is necessary:

1) Racing
2) Every guy, when he...
Forum: Lounge 05-04-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By Recon427
So that's what it is called! A Turbo Button! ...

So that's what it is called! A Turbo Button!

Hmm.... the Germans are so smart. I guess the turbo is hidden when you open the hood and it magically appears when you close the hood and drive the...
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