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      12-05-2008, 01:06 PM   #133
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I should really know this considering I've had the car for about six weeks, but how do I know if I have active steering? I've been trying to figure it out but I just can't. Is there any tell-tale part in the engine I can look for? I think I asked before and someone asked me how many times I could turn the wheel and I forgot to follow up on that post. From center, I can turn it one and a half times in either direction. So from limit to limit I can turn it 3 times.
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I should really know this considering I've had the car for about six weeks, but how do I know if I have active steering? I've been trying to figure it out but I just can't. Is there any tell-tale part in the engine I can look for? I think I asked before and someone asked me how many times I could turn the wheel and I forgot to follow up on that post. From center, I can turn it one and a half times in either direction. So from limit to limit I can turn it 3 times.
If your power steering cap looks like mine you have active steering,



Also take a look whats on the cap,
If it says "Pentosin CHF11S Only!" you have active steering,

If it says "ATF Only" you do not
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If your power steering cap looks like mine you have active steering,



Also take a look whats on the cap,
If it says "Pentosin CHF11S Only!" you have active steering,

If it says "ATF Only" you do not
The cap looks a bit different; it looks like a 10-or-so-spoked star and it has a green sticker that says CHF 11S only, no Pentosin. Seems like I have half of what you're talking about

Thanks for the info.

I'll take a pic of my engine compartment when I get home.

Found this pic which looks similar (the cap, not the engine; I'd have the wrong car if this were it ). Circled what I was looking at in the engine compartment

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      12-05-2008, 02:08 PM   #136
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Circled what I was looking at in the engine compartment
Yes, that's the power steering fluid reservoir.
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My 330i
Its FULLY fully loaded,
I actually don't think you could have added one more thing to it,
Active cruise?
iPod?
Alarm?



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      12-23-2008, 07:43 PM   #138
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      12-23-2008, 07:47 PM   #139
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I love the 06 330i with 162 wheels in Graphite

... I love to own one clean one with low miles in another year!
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      12-24-2008, 10:44 AM   #140
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Some Great rides...

Here's my 2006 330i below

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I took these shots when i just got the car





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      12-24-2008, 10:54 AM   #141
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Mine is a winter-mobile these days.. Pulled out of this (in reverse, of course) with no digging. But straight line on the highway was another story... Never thought I'd get tired of countersteering...
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Very nice ride. Congratulations.

What wheels are those? I'm sure they were not an option when the car was new ... they look like the 335i coupe wheels.
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      02-20-2009, 11:42 PM   #145
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I'm in!!!! woot!!! pics to follow.....
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      02-21-2009, 12:41 AM   #146
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Mine is a winter-mobile these days.. Pulled out of this (in reverse, of course) with no digging. But straight line on the highway was another story... Never thought I'd get tired of countersteering...
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      02-21-2009, 12:40 PM   #147
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I have a 2006 325i sedan and I successfully did the 3-stage intake manifold swap and got stage I 330i software from a company called EVOTech.
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Here's my 2006 325i (with 3-stage intake manifold and stage I 330i software):

















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2006 325i sedan Sparkling Graphite/Dakota/Burl Wood
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RD-Sport Badge
RD-sport exhaust with secondary cat delete
Dinan Ram-air Intake
RPI Air Intake scoops
330i 3-stage intake manifold with EVOtech Engineering 330i performance software

Future planned modifications:

Custom RD-Sport dual twinpipe setup
Supersprint headers
KW Lv. 3 Adjustable Coil-overs
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Black grill
15% tint
Hamann Aluminum Trim
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I am proud to be a member of the 330i club. I think it's a great car!

Here's a pic I took today...more to follow.

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Hi there,

I am proud to be a member of the 330i club. I think it's a great car!

Here's a pic I took today...more to follow.

Nice !
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Former member of the 330i club. Sold it back in Nov of 07 and honestly I miss it. Going downhill on the Autobahn you could get the speedo to read 160mph so technically it was faster than my 335i .









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