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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,528
Posted By gusmagoo
No problem, glad to help out. I have since sold...

No problem, glad to help out. I have since sold my coupe and gone back to a Merc estate (for practical reasons) I have the BM Tecnic cable, disc and printed instructions knocking about somewhere if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,511
Posted By gusmagoo
Re visiting a few of my posts and tying up some...

Re visiting a few of my posts and tying up some lose ends! Sorry bout the delay!
A new compressor was required so I bought one and it fixed my issues.
Generously the garage didn't charge me again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,528
Posted By gusmagoo
Just thought I'd correct my own post here! You...

Just thought I'd correct my own post here! You DON'T have to remove the sump to replace this switch . It has been done and solved my issues. Job done...:thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,663
Posted By gusmagoo
Hi all, I've been getting a few private messages...

Hi all, I've been getting a few private messages re this subject so thought I'd just give an update on my situation.
Having determined that my intermittant gearbox fault was because of a corroded...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-26-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By gusmagoo
Hey how do you know the build "DAY"? My plate...

Hey how do you know the build "DAY"? My plate under the bonnet only tells me the build month and year...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-26-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By gusmagoo
That's a nice lookin motor bud... It's an M sport...

That's a nice lookin motor bud... It's an M sport right?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By gusmagoo
Lol! Mine's 10 this week too! However mine's...

Lol! Mine's 10 this week too! However mine's asleep in the garage at the moment...

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By gusmagoo
"Car shakes when it's cold"...

"Car shakes when it's cold" so do I!
"I let my car warm up for about 5 minutes before I start driving it" Why?
If you read the handbook it tells you not too. Just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By gusmagoo
Mate, if your dad has driven this, as I suspect,...

Mate, if your dad has driven this, as I suspect, "like his dad would?", and looked after it, you jumping in it and flooring it every day will more than likely kill it quite soon...
even at 120K......
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By gusmagoo
I had the same problem a few months back... Here...

I had the same problem a few months back... Here is some info you might find useful...
You can't buy the parts separately; new mirrors don't come with covers so if yours is intact you can carefully...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By gusmagoo
I've had a few issues with my shift position...

I've had a few issues with my shift position sensor which sits on the side of the box and has a push twist connector for the wireing... This this is a total guess, but it might have got water in it,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-13-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,973
Posted By gusmagoo
From your earlier description I was going to...

From your earlier description I was going to suggest this went to the gear shift position switch which sounds correct now. I think that it's a switch that tells the car it's in park and in turn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By gusmagoo
Ebay uk often has these mirrors. You just need to...

Ebay uk often has these mirrors. You just need to be patient and try and get the right ones!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By gusmagoo
Lol ! I was wondering when someone was gonna say...

Lol ! I was wondering when someone was gonna say something like that! We ' ve had one of our wettest years on record in the UK so its been a nightmare trying to drive "spiritedly" You're left with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By gusmagoo
Sorry can't really help beyond that I only learnt...

Sorry can't really help beyond that I only learnt that from hours spent reading posts here but I'm sure one of the experts here will throw some suggestions your way... One of them will be to get your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By gusmagoo
Firstly you made the classic and very common...

Firstly you made the classic and very common mistake of thinking that unplugging your maf tells you that it is at fault if it runs better... The car simply runs in a set failsafe mode and knocks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By gusmagoo
I'm so underwhelmed by windows 8 I'm actually...

I'm so underwhelmed by windows 8 I'm actually considering a mac!
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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By gusmagoo
To give you a technically correct answer then...

To give you a technically correct answer then YES, you can "dual boot" a 32 and 64 bit operating system on a pc as I have that set up on one of my home pc's... BUT, as you're so new to pc's I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By gusmagoo
I've been playing the "MPG" game for years. In...

I've been playing the "MPG" game for years.
In auto's I find smooth measured driving with as little right foot as possible to make progress, is the best way of stretching the miles... Not much fun,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By gusmagoo
LOL! Perhaps you should have explained the reason...

LOL! Perhaps you should have explained the reason for your excitement!
I drove to my mums in the lakes todat about 140 miles round trip and drove quite spirited... Averaged 33 mpg... If I didn't go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By gusmagoo
Yes thats fair enough, my main point was that a...

Yes thats fair enough, my main point was that a water leak is the first thing to sort... no satisfactory cooling = overheated engine and a possible warped block...

Sent from my GT-I9100 using...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By gusmagoo
I'm no expert but my first action would be to...

I'm no expert but my first action would be to find and rectify the water leak...
Lack of engine cooling = fubarred engine VERY quickly.
If you can't do that yourself find someone/somewhere that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By gusmagoo
Good explaination Ray, I didn't understand it but...

Good explaination Ray, I didn't understand it but it's still good... :rofl:
Now let's give it five minutes for some of our good friends over the water to suggest replacing every moving part...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,859
Posted By gusmagoo
And unless you managed to retrieve the covers...

And unless you managed to retrieve the covers you'll need both, and they also have to be sprayed but come ready primed. Any good body shop will do it. Make sure they clearcoat them too...


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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,859
Posted By gusmagoo
No you could buy the gloss ones and make your car...

No you could buy the gloss ones and make your car look a bit better! :thumbsup:
Damned unlucky on the theft but i'm afraid it was pure vandalism.
Snapped off, they are useless... :censor:
BE AWARE...
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