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Forum: Complete Cars 10-13-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By 4BUCK
2004 325ci convertible - manual - BBS CH

Here's the ad I put on craigslist:

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/cto/4073427365.html
Forum: California 03-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By 4BUCK
Awesome shop in SoCal - EAS

Just wanted to put in an awesome word for Euro Auto Spot in San Diego. I'm not affiliated with them, but I've brought my car here several times and have always been more than impressed.

These...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-16-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By 4BUCK
Fixed! I chose to run a jumper wire from...

Fixed!

I chose to run a jumper wire from just past the CVM to just past the last bend in the top nearest the windshield. I randomly started with wire 13 and low and behold, it worked! This meant...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-16-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,638
Posted By 4BUCK
I fixed it! ...

I fixed it!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=976213
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-15-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By 4BUCK
From what I've read, it's difficult to remove the...

From what I've read, it's difficult to remove the cowl trim to expose the Hall Sensor.

So, as a first resort, I'm going to run a "jumper" wire straight from the CVM pins 13 and 14 all the way...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-14-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By 4BUCK
Could you expand on that? What latches? Thanks.

Could you expand on that? What latches? Thanks.
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By 4BUCK
Top stuck...suspect CVM wires 13/14

Top gets stuck midway through opening/closing just like everyone else!

I followed the troubleshooting tutorial and here's what I found:

I tested continuity among all the pins at the CVM. 9/18,...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-13-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,638
Posted By 4BUCK
I tested continuity among all the pins. 9/18,...

I tested continuity among all the pins. 9/18, 8/17, 7/16 all make a beep. The rest show a number in the 400s, except for 13/14. I'm assuming that means there's no continuity between 13/14 (Cowl...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By 4BUCK
Oil pressure sensor location?

I was told my oil pressure sensor isn't plugged in. Where is it located? Searched a lot but couldn't find a thread with pictures that still worked. I recently did my CCV and I'm guessing I unplugged...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By 4BUCK
It's just the smaller hose that runs under and...

It's just the smaller hose that runs under and toward the rear of the car. The hose itself snapped in two. The connector is still in tact.

If this hose is 'sucking' air, then I think heat shrink...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By 4BUCK
Thanks guys. I've got it duct taped at the...

Thanks guys. I've got it duct taped at the moment. Sounds to me like a couple layers of heat shrink should do the trick...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By 4BUCK
Quick help: Part identification w/picture

I broke this little connector when removing the elbow from my intake boot. It's circled in red, it's the smaller hose.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y189/4buck/bmw.jpg
It's just the hose that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
FWIW, Euro Auto Spot took a look and after about...

FWIW, Euro Auto Spot took a look and after about 30 minutes said my dipstick hose (part of the CCV) had collapsed and was causing the codes. Bought all genuine BMW CCV parts online for $170. Going to...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-06-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By 4BUCK
WTT: Staggered BBS CH 19" for squared 19" or 18"

I have a staggered set of BBS CH wheels in Diamond Silver; 19x8.5 front and 19x9.5 rear. I'd like to either trade the rears for another pair of 19x8.5 or trade all four wheels for a set of 18"...
Forum: California 10-02-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By 4BUCK
HELP. I need to rent/borrow a spare wheel or donut

I got a flat and don't have a spare. Tire shops are closed today. I need a spare or a donut so I can move my car around. If anybody has a spare wheel or a donut that they're willing to loan out, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By 4BUCK
Can I borrow your spare wheel in San Diego? Flat tire woes...

I got a flat last night and don't have a spare wheel. The tire shops are closed today and I need to be able to drive tomorrow morning.

If anybody has a donut and lives in the So Cal area (San...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
Reset the SES light. Car went 170 miles before...

Reset the SES light. Car went 170 miles before the light came back on.

Anyone in So Cal willing to swap MAF sensors for ~200 miles? I brew beer... :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By 4BUCK
It does look brand new! I'm also curious about...

It does look brand new! I'm also curious about durability.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,691
Posted By 4BUCK
Jealous! I probably have some of the worst...

Jealous!

I probably have some of the worst front seats on here...convertible with natural brown leather, pretty sure these things have seen rain in their day :( Also, looks like one of the POs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
How? Is a smoke test the only way? Pretty sure...

How? Is a smoke test the only way? Pretty sure those hoses aren't visible without removing them and most of them break when removed...right?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
I'm in San Diego, so it's always 60-80...

I'm in San Diego, so it's always 60-80 (temperature isn't a factor, SES is always on).

I'll pick up some MAF cleaner on my way to Euro Auto Spot tomorrow.

If the issue were resolved, how long...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
Only took about 15 minutes to remove both intake...

Only took about 15 minutes to remove both intake boots. I suppose a smoke test would be the easiest way to check the rest of the intake for leaks. Gonna go check to see if it's something as simple as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By 4BUCK
P0171 & P0174...intake boots fine

'04 325cic with 80k miles. Getting codes P0171 and P0174. Searched, totally common codes; too much air or not enough fuel (running lean).

Checked both intake boots by removing them and blowing air...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,075
Posted By 4BUCK
any pics of this?

any pics of this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,075
Posted By 4BUCK
That is the correct interior. My car is the vert,...

That is the correct interior. My car is the vert, so if I were to make any changes to the interior trim, it would have to flow nicely with the entire car...I'm thinking something dark would work best...
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