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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, man! Much appreciated for extra effort...

Thanks, man! Much appreciated for extra effort of actually looking on eBay! :bow:

So, what you're saying though, is that you wouldn't expect the TYC one to fit well or match the other one, so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By The Jiveman
Stock halogen headlight assembly replacement

I need to replace my passenger side stock headlight assembly on my 2000 323i. It was busted during a minor accident several months ago, and the lens cover is cracked as well as the mounting tabs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Helpful or not, I at least have the right to...

Helpful or not, I at least have the right to point out if someone is trolling MY thread. And sorry, but you're not exactly leading by example, with your last couple of comments. :thumbdwn:

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Yeah, really helpful.

Yeah, really helpful.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
And what exactly is the point of your comment? ...

And what exactly is the point of your comment? :facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Hmm, didn't know this! Will look into it....

Hmm, didn't know this! Will look into it. :thumbup:

jdstrickland, thanks for the info. There is no U-haul involved. It's either driving the car with the wife and a few minimal essential things,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
I guess I don't know how it would do on a CA smog...

I guess I don't know how it would do on a CA smog test. It's been passing the test in Boston for the last 3 years, but I don't know how much more strict the CA one is. This is what the MA test...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
How much sense would it make to sell my car (in...

How much sense would it make to sell my car (in Boston) shortly before moving to San Diego, then quickly looking for and buying another E46 in SD to last me another couple of years maybe (then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
According to this DMV calculator...

According to this DMV calculator (https://www.dmv.ca.gov/FeeCalculatorWeb/newResidentForm.do) I owe no sales tax.

Searching around on various forms and whatnot, it seems that if a car wasn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks for lots of good thoughts, everyone! :) ...

Thanks for lots of good thoughts, everyone! :)





Yeah, it's good to keep this in mind. If there is a 6-month grace period (or however long it is), it would be good to be aware of it so I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Not compared to Boston. Buying a house is more...

Not compared to Boston. Buying a house is more expensive, but renting is not (maybe even cheaper). Groceries and other stuff... comparable.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
I've done a fair amount of preventive maintenance...

I've done a fair amount of preventive maintenance on it over the years, but not much in the last 2 years of so, since I've been in Boston. If I keep it and drive to CA, I will most definitely take...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By The Jiveman
Moving from east coast to west coast. What to do with my aging E46?

Hi!

Maybe some of you guys have done a similar move as I am about to, or perhaps you have general knowledge of this type of thing.

I will be moving in August from Boston to San Diego. I have a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
Thank you for a well thought out advice! Much...

Thank you for a well thought out advice! Much appreciated. And thanks to everyone else for your input. Being an accident newbie, it's good to hear everyone else's perspectives! :thumbsup:

In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
One guy who does PDR said that this can't be done...

One guy who does PDR said that this can't be done because of location of dent and because paint is damaged. Said has to be done with regular body work and repainting the whole hood.

Checked with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
Nice idea with the car bra, although I had one a...

Nice idea with the car bra, although I had one a while ago, and sold it because I wasn't using it enough. I don't think I'll go this route, but a good idea nonetheless. :thumbsup:

I will look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks. Good advice and info. The accident...

Thanks. Good advice and info. The accident wasn't reported with the police, at least not while we were right there. We exchanged insurance and contact information and parted ways. The other driver...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, you've given me a few options to think...

Thanks, you've given me a few options to think about, I appreciate it.

For those of you recommending buying it back from insurance... Are you saying I SHOULD go through insurance to get it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Jiveman
Minor rear-end accident. Need advice what to do now.

Hi folks,

I have an aging 2000 323i 5-spd manual (178,000 miles). I was involved in a minor rear-end accident a couple of days ago. Nothing too bad, slow speed, rush hour type of situation (5-10...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By The Jiveman
OK thanks. That's good to know. When I get some...

OK thanks. That's good to know. When I get some more time to work on this (and access to power) I'll see what I can do. Otherwise, as much as I'd like to fix any and all issues that pop up, I may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks everybody for your input, including the...

Thanks everybody for your input, including the point about the switch underneath the car. My thought was also that since one works, there wouldn't be a need to check that. But I wouldn't exactly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By The Jiveman
I already know it's not the carriers, as I was...

I already know it's not the carriers, as I was plugging in my voltmeter directly into the wire plug attachment. Plus, this after I realized the left and right carriers aren't compatible with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By The Jiveman
One reverse light not working. The bulb is good. What then???

My right/passenger side reverse light has been out for a while now. I assumed it was a burned out bulb, so I started changing it today. To my surprise, the bulb was good (works when placed into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, I did a quick search earlier today, but...

Thanks, I did a quick search earlier today, but missed that one.

Either way... Since I really should buy a pair of tires, I've decided that it's pointless getting Exaltos again. So, I'll go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By The Jiveman
So, do you think that, even if I manage to find a...

So, do you think that, even if I manage to find a brand new Pilot Exalto A/S for sale someplace, that I should NOT mix it with the existing Pilot Exalto (on the same axle) because of the mismatching...
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