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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By dknightd
Enjoy

Enjoy
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By dknightd
This is great - thanks for sharing

This is great - thanks for sharing
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-09-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By dknightd
hope you get better soon

hope you get better soon
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By dknightd
I stand corrected ;)

I stand corrected ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By dknightd
Your list missed my favorite. "Did you hear that...

Your list missed my favorite. "Did you hear that Lucas started making vacuum cleaners? It is the only product they make that does not suck." ;)
Honestly though, they are fun little cars
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By dknightd
good luck finding a FSM (Factory service Manual)...

good luck finding a FSM (Factory service Manual) for the bmw
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By dknightd
If you are stuck on the E46, I'd recommend the...

If you are stuck on the E46, I'd recommend the 330. Better engine, better brakes. As already pointed out. But a 325 is fine if you don't plan to push it.
The problem with all "modern" cars is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,138
Posted By dknightd
cool - thanks for letting us know what your...

cool - thanks for letting us know what your solution was
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By dknightd
As near as I can tell they never sold a 330...

As near as I can tell they never sold a 330 touring in usa. At least not E46. Not sure about Canada. They were available in other parts of the world. Not sure why bmw chose (or were not allowed) to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By dknightd
good idea

good idea
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By dknightd
I wonder if they used the specified weights in...

I wonder if they used the specified weights in the specified place.

Curious why you do not like the rear camber spec, and what you would use instead, and why.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By dknightd
I'd look carefully at where the rear subframe...

I'd look carefully at where the rear subframe attaches to body - you could have torn sheet metal there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By dknightd
I have one of those horrible "donut" spares. Came...

I have one of those horrible "donut" spares. Came with the car. Probably original. I check it's pressure once a year. I should really get a full size spare on matching wheel. I wonder if they will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 771
Posted By dknightd
I bought my 330 cic two years ago. Like you, it...

I bought my 330 cic two years ago. Like you, it was just for fun, and I wanted to have a convertible again.
I've been very happy with it. I rarely have to floor it, but when I do I wish it had a...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By dknightd
Now I have this horrible vision of me sitting...

Now I have this horrible vision of me sitting inside during a hail storm - and having my car open its roof and windows while I wait helplessly inside. Oh wait, I have a motorcycle helmet in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,138
Posted By dknightd
As you know, the fuel pump is controlled by the...

As you know, the fuel pump is controlled by the DME. The fuel pump should run when the key is in start position, and when the engine is running.
It sounds to me like the DME is turning off the fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By dknightd
A common problem with using "local garage" is...

A common problem with using "local garage" is they do not understand bmw. The level in the expansion tank should be between min and max. If you fill above max - it will still read max - but give no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By dknightd
@payton I'd plan to cut off those bolts. I hate...

@payton I'd plan to cut off those bolts. I hate rust . . .
@OP I'd stick with stock bushings - unless you had a reason to change (like planning to race). I'd replace pretty much every bushing you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,187
Posted By dknightd
It looks like the label says bmw longlife-01. You...

It looks like the label says bmw longlife-01. You should be fine ;)
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By dknightd
cool. thanks for letting us know

cool. thanks for letting us know
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,882
Posted By dknightd
btw - nice garage !

btw - nice garage !
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,882
Posted By dknightd
Pretty hard to evaluate remotely, in a market we...

Pretty hard to evaluate remotely, in a market we do not know.

You bought it two years ago. How much did you pay?

How much less would you have been willing to pay if you knew about the previous...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By dknightd
A clothing steamer might work. Just be careful...

A clothing steamer might work. Just be careful around anyplace it might be glued to something else.

you could google headliner cleaning - apart from the fact ours is inside a softtop it should not...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-14-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By dknightd
That is strange, how did it get wet on the inside...

That is strange, how did it get wet on the inside (aka headliner)?
I think the first think I'd try is a clean towel and some distilled water.
Roll the windows down, dampen entire headliner, maybe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,882
Posted By dknightd
First thing I'd do if see if the used car dealer...

First thing I'd do if see if the used car dealer was still in business. No point in pursuing a claim if they no longer exist.
It a shame you have to pay for an appraisal. But at least then you will...
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