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adro last won the day on July 16

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About adro

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    Adro
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    Wellington
  • Car
    1990 325i Sedan
  • Car 2
    2003 330i Touring
  • Car 3
    2010 mk 6 Golf Tsi

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  1. I have a 1/2” Hazet that I got from pelican, A Toolpro 3/8” from super cheap and a random 1/4”. They are all fine for DIYing and if I were to do it again I would still want all 3 but I’d go for the Teng’s.
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    E46 330i Touring

    216,9xx km Gavin at Euro-Italia supplied me with a high pressure hose and some new washers. Not sure what the brand is but it says ‘Germany’ on it. This wasn’t done during the engine swap as the original engines one looked good. Wasn’t till later and I was doing the vanos that I realised this one was leaking. lockdown has postponed a tyre purchase. Hoping there will be some specials once we are back at level 2.
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    540itch Scratching

    Good thing it’s a metal impeller!
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    E46 330i Touring

    Installed some M-Sport sills last week. Some came up locally and I couldn't help myself. I scanned it the other night out of curiosity to see if everything is good and the coils have definitely got rid of the DME negative current at injector code, I did have a IHKA code for the AUC module which I new nothing about. Turns out its the sensor for the auto air function, it senses chemicals in the air and turns the air circulation to cabin air only. Not a big deal but I will replace that in due course. Next things on the list are: Vanos high pressure hose Tyres all around. Despite the fronts being very new they are awful in the wet.
  5. https://www.trademe.co.nz/trade-me-motors/car-parts-accessories/interior/steering-wheels/auction-3211345459.htm Here’s a tech II steering wheel for ya.
  6. Mine cost $120 incl shipping (second hand) so the one from TM if you could get it for $150 which is the starting bid isn’t too far off.
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    E46 330i Touring

    some more pictures from the local spot. Wet down courtesy of the weather gods.
  8. I think I remember this being for sale a while ago?
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    E46 330i Touring

    Thanks, I think so too. they are 1kg lighter per wheel at the front than the ones I took off interestingly. was tempted to go 18” MV2’s or 194’s like Olaf but have always loved the 68’s on the E46 and wanted to stay 17 with a bit more sidewall for comfort factor.
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    E46 330i Touring

    115,800km Tracked down some style 68's from Weitz. The front left could do with a refurb but it's the daily so not too concerned for now. Front tyres are nothing special but pretty new. Rears might scrape through the next WOF so looking to replace these soon.
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    540itch Scratching

    Great work as usual! How were the o rings on those coolant pipes above the valley pan? Mine were slime.
  12. Good score. Looks mint. What needs attention?
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