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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Bill7718
Yep, that's it. Just had this problem myself. ...

Yep, that's it. Just had this problem myself. My mechanic charged me about $150 for a new register and install. I had some other work done, so that's my guess... The cost of the register was only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By Bill7718
Instrument light won't go off!!!

My 325 vert recently sat for 3 days while I was out of town, and when I returned, the instrument display light was on, as was the light switch cluster (see pic below). These lights NEVER go out. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Bill7718
Same thing happened to me in Atlanta. F-ed up...

Same thing happened to me in Atlanta. F-ed up all kinds of things: bent all 4 rims, bent control arm, etc. Had to turn in it on my insurance for road hazard.

Not sure how it could have gotten...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 01-12-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Bill7718
I've used Bavarian Body Works on Huff Road thru...

I've used Bavarian Body Works on Huff Road thru my insurance. They did a great job --took foerever, tho. (but that was also due to a delay getting parts from BMW).

Munich West, where I get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Bill7718
Got a 325 vert and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. BEst...

Got a 325 vert and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. BEst convertible I've ever owned. Def check out the 330, tho. And just to be clear, it's the windows that creak (from rubbing in the rubber seal frames) when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Bill7718
Check to make sure none of your rims are bent. ...

Check to make sure none of your rims are bent. That was my problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,023
Posted By Bill7718
Yeah man

I totally agree... my '01 has 105k and it drives like new. As you can tell from the miles, I drive it a lot, and I tend to drive it hard --but I never miss scheduled maintenance, change the oil 1k...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By Bill7718
Awesome. Thanks!

Awesome. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By Bill7718
I'll check 'em out. thanks.

I'll check 'em out. thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By Bill7718
Toddler seat recommendations

So I've got a 325 convertible and never really liked the way my Britax baby seat fit in the back because of the deep bucket seats. Now that my son is old enough for a belt-positoning booster, I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Bill7718
It's actually caused by the window rubbing in the...

It's actually caused by the window rubbing in the rubber "frame" of the soft top. You can buy a silicone lubricant from the dealer called Carboflo (used to be called "gummifledge"). I'll bet you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Bill7718
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Bill7718
I've got 103k on my 2001 325 cic and it still...

I've got 103k on my 2001 325 cic and it still runs FANTASTICALLY with no major age-related repairs (had some road damage issues....). DEFINITELY get a 3rd party inspection, especially since the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Bill7718
Harmon Kardon Stereo Manual?

Any know where I can download a replacement manual for a 2001 325 Harmon Kardon stereo? Lost mine.

Failing that, can anyone tell me how to set the freakin' clock and tune to a specific station...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Bill7718
Just so you know, I've always driven convertibles...

Just so you know, I've always driven convertibles (got a 325 cic now) and audio will never be as good as a hard top, especially with the top down. I wouldn't go crazy if I were you. --But I know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Bill7718
Oh, and I called BMWNA, but all they said was...

Oh, and I called BMWNA, but all they said was they'd look into it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Bill7718
Absolutely stop taking it to the dealer!! I had...

Absolutely stop taking it to the dealer!! I had the same problem with some insurance work and the dealer kept me running back and forth because they refused to thoroughly check it out. Ended up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,720
Posted By Bill7718
Had a similar problem with my 2001 325. Turned...

Had a similar problem with my 2001 325. Turned out to be bent wheels --all 4. Good luck!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Bill7718
I have been promising to teach my wife how to...

I have been promising to teach my wife how to drive my 325 convertible ever since I got it, but I just can't bring myself to let her get behind the wheel. One, I'm too afraid she'll trash it, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,650
Posted By Bill7718
Oh BMW! Have you not learned from Mercedes? ...

Oh BMW! Have you not learned from Mercedes? Lose those mirrors, and stop tampering with perfection. I'll keep my e46!
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,766
Posted By Bill7718
If it's been in an accident, don't do it! There...

If it's been in an accident, don't do it! There are tons of BMWs out there, so just be patient until you find what U want. --And as a 325 owner, I can tell you go with a manual, and you'll be just...
Forum: Southeast 12-22-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Bill7718
Don't know where U are, but my dealer is Nalley...

Don't know where U are, but my dealer is Nalley BMW in Decatur. They've had me fixing every little thing HOPING to correct the noise and vibration which is the reason I brought it in. They have no...
Forum: Southeast 12-22-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Bill7718
That sucks!! Be careful out there... I'm also...

That sucks!! Be careful out there... I'm also in Atlanta, and I hit a massive pot hole and it completely f***ed up my car. I'm at $2500 in repairs and still haven't fixed humming coming from (I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,072
Posted By Bill7718
Absolutely don't let your baby eat or drink in...

Absolutely don't let your baby eat or drink in the car! As they get older, it's a little harder. Every now and then I make an exception. Don't know you're situation, but we live in-town and we're...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,072
Posted By Bill7718
baby seat

I've got a 325 convertible and have a baby seat in the back. Depending on your seats, you may have to take the base off to get it to fit securely.

When my son was in infant, we had the Peg...
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