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Forum: UK 03-23-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Dave71
just sorted the same problem on a friends E36...

just sorted the same problem on a friends E36 compact, same symptoms as that , found it was starving of fuel swapped out the fuel filter and all fine , may be a cheap fix before the garage gets there...
Forum: UK 11-25-2013, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Dave71
Re: 318 Owners - Get In Here!!!

Hi Tokyo welcome, any questions just ask
Forum: UK 10-04-2013, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Dave71
hi paul welcome, nice convertible i only...

hi paul welcome,

nice convertible i only wish
i can answer a few of your questions though

no2 my windows do the same i unlock the car and it drops the front windows, been told it needs to be...
Forum: UK 09-24-2013, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Dave71
Cheers Shaun,drop , it aint hard to do as long as...

Cheers Shaun,drop , it aint hard to do as long as you can solder confidently and dont mind fiddly jobs that take a while, i done all of mine over a few nights when everybody was in bed just for the...
Forum: UK 09-22-2013, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Dave71
hi guys, been away for a while busy, done some...

hi guys, been away for a while busy, done some work on the car thought i would show u,think it looks great a few odd bulbs to do "asc" button and the fog light switches,there a bit fiddly lol
Forum: UK 09-02-2013, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Dave71
looking better drop glad to see its on the mend ,...

looking better drop glad to see its on the mend , like the car :thumbup:
Forum: UK 09-02-2013, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Dave71
Re: 318 Owners - Get In Here!!!

With ccfl lights it won't be possible it would be like trying to use a dimmer switch at home on a florescent tube, led bulbs will be the same I've tried led on the interior lights and the fade up and...
Forum: UK 09-01-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Dave71
Found this on another forums for the lights on...

Found this on another forums for the lights on unlock JIM hope it helps ? ive got ccfl eyes fitted and they look fine but this post says its not compatible so im thinking of a use for the empty holes...
Forum: UK 08-30-2013, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Dave71
good to hear you got it sorted now drop...

good to hear you got it sorted now drop :excited::clap:
Forum: UK 08-23-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Dave71
FINALLY, thunderstorm fried me modem the other...

FINALLY, thunderstorm fried me modem the other night, no Internets been killing me, sorry to hear your still having cooling probs drop,ill stick my head under the bonnet tomorrow and find that hose...
Forum: UK 08-14-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
Re: 318 Owners - Get In Here!!!

The more that water can flow the better I would have thought I'm sure I've read somewhere there is a way to bleed the system to eliminate air from it to cool it's best


Sent from my LT26i using...
Forum: UK 08-14-2013, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Dave71
yeah that would be normal temp rising after...

yeah that would be normal temp rising after coming of the motorway, less air coming in through the front, but for no thermo fitted im still surprised how hot its getting, im wondering if there's a...
Forum: UK 08-13-2013, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Dave71
Hey Drop glad to hear you had only a few codes...

Hey Drop glad to hear you had only a few codes come up on the obd reader, im going have to get one of them soon have a look at ordering 1 tonight, wouldn't worry about the engine temp to be honest,...
Forum: UK 08-10-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Dave71
well ill be honest looking at that i would have...

well ill be honest looking at that i would have never known it was wrapped looks great :thumbup: need to see the new version for sure now
Forum: UK 08-10-2013, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Dave71
nice have to see some pics what wrap u having ?

nice have to see some pics what wrap u having ?
Forum: UK 08-10-2013, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Dave71
yep just them six and give it a quick pull and it...

yep just them six and give it a quick pull and it will be free i had to pull mine back when i bought it, drivers side rear had popped of the runner and it was sticking out on the side, you might wana...
Forum: UK 08-09-2013, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Dave71
here you go andyos rear bumper bolt locations ,...

here you go andyos rear bumper bolt locations , you can just see the battery leads as a guide to there locations and it will be the same on the opposite side
Forum: UK 08-08-2013, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Dave71
andyos , when i got back tomorrow ill pull my...

andyos , when i got back tomorrow ill pull my boot carpet out and battery tray and take a pic of the 3 bolt fixings that hold the bumper on wont take two minutes, i cant find any good pics on google...
Forum: UK 08-07-2013, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Dave71
im guessing that's what might of had u when u...

im guessing that's what might of had u when u opened the expansion bottle all the back pressure ? 1 good thing about it you know the pumps working.
found you a thermo on eBay item no 230920815635...
Forum: UK 08-07-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
Re: 318 Owners - Get In Here!!!

Leaving it open will have the car running cooler and take longer to heat up from cold,being as there are so many sensors it may make it run richer on the auto choke but if it's a short term thing I...
Forum: UK 08-07-2013, 02:26 PM
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Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
andyos this is ok if you just want to remove the...

andyos this is ok if you just want to remove the bumper plastics
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358017&highlight=rear+bumper+removal

but in the boot there are three bolts undo them...
Forum: UK 08-06-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
Yeah thermostat would be the best place to start,...

Yeah thermostat would be the best place to start, back to basics and work up from there, if you can get your hands on a laser thermometer it will help also you can see whats hot and whats not, its a...
Forum: UK 08-05-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
most basic way of testing a thermostat and the...

most basic way of testing a thermostat and the water flow is touching the pipes leading to the rad top and bottom, feeling the temp and seeing if the thermostat is letting the coolant flow freely ?
Forum: UK 08-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
hi guys, sorry to see your still having...

hi guys, sorry to see your still having overheating problems drop, first thing i would do is pull the thermostat if possible remove the thermostat from the housing and replace it without it in there...
Forum: UK 07-25-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 63,590
Posted By Dave71
Cheers both, Doing pretty good so far had to give...

Cheers both, Doing pretty good so far had to give it a few tweaks and a full service but it all seems good so far not afraid of a spanner and getting dirty :)
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