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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,382
Posted By jonesenberg
Disagree. Tobacco smoke permeates everything....

Disagree. Tobacco smoke permeates everything. It's inside the leather, the carpet, the headliner, everywhere. It's a thin layer across every square inch inside the vehicle. Smokers can't smell it,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By jonesenberg
All clear here - Trouble-free owners check in

A lot of folks only post when they're having a problem, giving the potentially misleading impression among casual browsers of the forums that the E46 is inherently trouble-prone. We know that this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,355
Posted By jonesenberg
Cant remember what I was doing instead of prom....

Cant remember what I was doing instead of prom. Smoking something I think...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By jonesenberg
For nav, consider the nexus 7 retrofit or just...

For nav, consider the nexus 7 retrofit or just put that money into a really good smartphone and a windshield mount. A 7 inch screen for navigation is tits, though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By jonesenberg
Definitely different, but good on America's Tire...

Definitely different, but good on America's Tire for admitting the obvious and making it right. It sure helps that you took them back in perfect condition, of course.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By jonesenberg
That generation iDrive is (reportedly) going to...

That generation iDrive is (reportedly) going to make you want to kill somebody
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By jonesenberg
Don't tell anybody, but I'm using the $3.50 NGK...

Don't tell anybody, but I'm using the $3.50 NGK coppers and they work wonderfully. They'll need to be swapped out sooner of course, but I'm ok with that. That's a good deal that you found, however.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By jonesenberg
Wrong tranny, wrong motor, non-sport pkg, and is...

Wrong tranny, wrong motor, non-sport pkg, and is it just me or is the rear bumper a different shade of silver? Maybe just the lighting. I'd be looking for a manual 330i or Ci with Sport pkg at a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By jonesenberg
What don't I understand about shocks?

Some members here have stated that E46 shocks are blown by 40k or so, and need to be replaced. When I talked to my BMW indy after an inspection, I asked about the shocks, specifically whether they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By jonesenberg
Was it smoke or steam? When you popped the hood,...

Was it smoke or steam? When you popped the hood, was there a strong burning oil smell, or a sweet smell (burning coolant)? Check all of your fluid levels before driving her again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By jonesenberg
The time sounds about right. It just depends on...

The time sounds about right. It just depends on whether $280 is a lot or a little to you. Is one of your Saturdays worth $280?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By jonesenberg
Heh. It's 100% cosmetic. Surely there are bigger...

Heh. It's 100% cosmetic. Surely there are bigger issues in your engine bay?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By jonesenberg
On mine, it was the blue and green wire to...

On mine, it was the blue and green wire to sunroof on right side, wrapped in soft black tape.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,717
Posted By jonesenberg
LOL. Clever

LOL. Clever
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,488
Posted By jonesenberg
Resurrecting 2 week old thread to post an ebay...

Resurrecting 2 week old thread to post an ebay link?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,717
Posted By jonesenberg
The Honda t-belt analogy is a good one, BTW. You...

The Honda t-belt analogy is a good one, BTW. You simply don't know when something is going to fail unless you tear everything down and put it under a microscope, and even then..

I sold a '96...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,717
Posted By jonesenberg
72K '04 ZHP with original cooling system. No...

72K '04 ZHP with original cooling system. No issues yet, no sleep lost yet, but it is something I think about when awake.

Once the car is paid off, I'll be right around 80-85K, at which point I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,717
Posted By jonesenberg
http://images.sodahead.com/profiles/0/0/2/0/8/4/1/...

http://images.sodahead.com/profiles/0/0/2/0/8/4/1/9/9/Stirring-the-pot-80376509573.gif
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By jonesenberg
I wouldn't have gone gold, but props on making...

I wouldn't have gone gold, but props on making the best of it. Blizzaks pwn the road in winter, BTW. Still looking for one to replace a one of mine with a sidewall puncture. They aren't easy to find...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,828
Posted By jonesenberg
Can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet......

Can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet... Front headlight lenses.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,097
Posted By jonesenberg
For another $20, maybe toss in a fresh lower...

For another $20, maybe toss in a fresh lower intake boot while you're cleaning the ICV and throttle body. The ICV most likely will not need to be replaced, but you'll have a better idea when you can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By jonesenberg
Possible vacuum leak, but your fuel pump is a...

Possible vacuum leak, but your fuel pump is a strong possibility. jfoj above is the resident authority on these issues, so read everything he posted, especially in his signature
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,301
Posted By jonesenberg
Yup. I've got a local indy one-man shop that...

Yup. I've got a local indy one-man shop that specializes in euro cars (always has a E30 of some kind mid-restore in the shop), and he charges $65/hr labor with zero parts markup. Anything that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,937
Posted By jonesenberg
335i. Solved

335i. Solved
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,383
Posted By jonesenberg
Same car (well, '04 ZHP), same codes, same issue,...

Same car (well, '04 ZHP), same codes, same issue, same resolution. How many miles were on that 'ol DISA? Mine had around 70k on it, and it was pretty battered.
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