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Forum: Car Care & Detailing 01-21-2013, 01:36 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By mrbill
Excellent. Thx.

Excellent. Thx.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 01-20-2013, 08:18 AM
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Views: 641
Posted By mrbill
Windshield Rx?

Hello- Any guidance on which product(s) and tips to get a nicely pitted windshield looking new again? When I'm in the sun, its like a wall of light on my windshield.

thx
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-16-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Hello- Ok, finally have before and after photos....

Hello- Ok, finally have before and after photos. Big difference. BTW- As I mentioned before, its far far easier to change the bulbs via removing the headlight units. Only takes about 5min per side...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Quick update Removing the entire headlight...

Quick update

Removing the entire headlight assembly is clearly the way to go when changing the bulbs on a 2004 self leveling hid system. Far easier. Now that i've seen how the bulb is supposed to...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
I only changed 1 bulb and already notice a huge...

I only changed 1 bulb and already notice a huge difference. Haven't touched the ballasts.
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Ya, didn't seem normal to me either. Thanks for...

Ya, didn't seem normal to me either. Thanks for taking a look.
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Hello Again- Ok, I have an image to share....

Hello Again- Ok, I have an image to share. Changed the drivers side last night- Wow! I'm accustomed to older BMWs... lots of plastic and things are tough to access in this car. But have to admit, the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Is it me or are the low beam bulb boots\covers...

Is it me or are the low beam bulb boots\covers hard as heck to get on and off? I just did the driver side and wound up having to loosen and pop out the headlight unit. Is the best way to do this...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-07-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
i forgot to mention i have self leveling. totally...

i forgot to mention i have self leveling. totally spaced.

thx!
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-07-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Hey- Thanks for the info. I' ll post before and...

Hey- Thanks for the info. I' ll post before and after shots. Never re- leveled so ill look for the article on that.

thx!
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-07-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By mrbill
Xenon Bulb Replacement

Hello- I have an 04 330i (sedan). I can see the headlight projectors so I believe this automagically means I have Xenons (low beams). I can hardly see at night. There's definitely light... its just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By mrbill
FIXED! Thanks for all the suggestions. They...

FIXED! Thanks for all the suggestions. They helped. Here's what did it....

1) Turn on Ignition and put car in 1st (manual)
2) Adjust the passenger mirror all the way up
3) Make sure mirror...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By mrbill
Hey- Sorry I went dark- Weekends and kids. Thanks...

Hey- Sorry I went dark- Weekends and kids. Thanks for the ideas. I'll give them a try tomorrow (Sunday) and report back.

Thx!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By mrbill
Hello- > Yes, the the mirror adjustment...

Hello-

> Yes, the the mirror adjustment works fine.
> The problem occurs no matter if I have the mirror adjustment switch in the passenger or driver position

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By mrbill
Passenger Side Mirror Not Self Adjusting in Reverse

Hello- My passenger's side mirror has stopped adjusting down when I put the car in reverse. I searched the forums and found that the passenger side mirror does/doesn't adjust down when in reverse...
Forum: The Showroom 01-02-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By mrbill
Thx for the follow-ups. I think the brand is...

Thx for the follow-ups. I think the brand is Chico(?). I even have the put the seats fwd/up in my 525, but its tolerable. I think this 'system' of rear facing is probably the worst on the market in...
Forum: The Showroom 01-02-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By mrbill
:) Thanks for the offer, but sorta likie the...

:) Thanks for the offer, but sorta likie the silver.

Oh man, I'm in deep doodoo... My wife is pretty ticked at me right now... Ugh... Happy New Year right? :D
Forum: The Showroom 01-02-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By mrbill
Probably... The bummer part is that the baby seat...

Probably... The bummer part is that the baby seat is part of a system. Which means we'd have to change out 4 baby seats and 2 strollers. If you know mothers and they're baby transportation "systems",...
Forum: The Showroom 01-02-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By mrbill
Hey- Thanks for all the support. As for the...

Hey- Thanks for all the support.

As for the m3 lightweight... Yup, it was a brutally tough decision. They only made that car 1 year (95) and it was red. Gorgeous! I had to sell it to pay for...
Forum: The Showroom 01-01-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By mrbill
Found Her- '04 Red 330i 6sp ZHP with Alcantara

Hello Community- Took me a while to find her, but just brought her home. Its an 04 red ZHP 330i with 6sp and optional Alcantra interior. I had a 95 lightwight which had similar interior and always...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mrbill
This sounds exactly like what I'm feeling... Its...

This sounds exactly like what I'm feeling... Its right in the middle of the rev band no matter what gear I'm in. Nice smooth ecceleration, then a slight dip, then a sudden boost. Feels like a funky...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mrbill
Funny you mention that, Vanos did occur to me but...

Funny you mention that, Vanos did occur to me but this is something i need to learn about still. Thx.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mrbill
Thanks for the quick reply. I should have...

Thanks for the quick reply. I should have mentioned, its a manual tranny. Its very smooth feeling, just feels like power bands.

Thx.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mrbill
'04 330ci/ZHP Question

Hello- My brother just bought a 2004 330ci with the ZHP package. Great car, but I'm a little unfamiliar with these cars. When I accelerate, there's a very slight "banding". Not hesitation, it almost...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mrbill
I loved my M3 LTW... But had to pay for graduate...

I loved my M3 LTW... But had to pay for graduate school. Oh well.

The e34 is Dark Green with Tan interior. Was a lease return california car and still lives in the SF Bay Area. Fantastic car, but...
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