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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Augster
If I don't find any leaks via UV/dye exam, then...

If I don't find any leaks via UV/dye exam, then I'm going to try that. I'm moving to Texas in a couple months so that's about all I can do for her for now. I could be proactive and simply replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Augster
I finally got the car to replace the oil filter...

I finally got the car to replace the oil filter housing gasket, and examining the right side of the engine block below the exhaust manifold I could not see any signs of coolant leakage whatsoever.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Augster
Ah! I understand now. Your's originally only...

Ah! I understand now. Your's originally only lost coolant unexpectedly, but eventually, the head gasket failed completely exposing a cylinder.

How much did it cost you to replace it? Did you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Augster
Hmm... I'll look into this, but the car never...

Hmm... I'll look into this, but the car never overheats unless it's driven with too low a coolant level. Even then, the overheating was caught in time and the coolant filled after cooled enough to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Augster
Question Cooling System Issue Stumped Me

Entire front cooling system had been replaced, except for heater hoses and heater core, but the coolant level continues to go slowly go down over time.

There are no telltale signs of coolant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,011
Posted By Augster
All I can say is that if you simply replaced the...

All I can say is that if you simply replaced the LOWER BOOT and now the original old upper boot is not aligning correctly, then it sounds like you did not install the lower boot onto the throttle...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-10-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Question Bluetooth Pairing Questions

1) How many phones can be paired to the D99+ for phone calls? The new owner finally got around to asking me to pair her phone to the Dynavin but we found out her son's iPhone was already paired,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Pfffts. I'm not interested in any details if...

Pfffts. I'm not interested in any details if it's only for future units.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-16-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Would these "stuff" be applicable to existing...

Would these "stuff" be applicable to existing D99+ owners, especially those that just bought one in the last couple weeks?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-09-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Well, I bought a new D99+ WinCE (from a dealer in...

Well, I bought a new D99+ WinCE (from a dealer in Indiana, which saves me the CA sales tax hit) and just installed it today.

I will say from the form and fit aspect, it certainly fits the bill. ...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-08-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By Augster
Question USB Port Solutions

I'm about to install a Dynavin D99+ and wanted to convert the cigarette lighter into a USB data port for the Dynavin. I came across an old thread that did just that for a MediaBridge hub...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Well shoot, I thought I'd get SOME response to my...

Well shoot, I thought I'd get SOME response to my inquiry as I was ready to buy immediately, but lack of any reply made me shop elsewhere.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-24-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 138,043
Posted By Augster
Looking to purchase the Dynavin: 1) Do I...

Looking to purchase the Dynavin:

1) Do I order directly through the website, or should I go through anyone here in particular to get our fantabulous E46Fanatics discount? :-)

2) Same with...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-16-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Augster
Just want to report back on the Helix brand...

Just want to report back on the Helix brand lenses are crystal clear and fit perfectly (also installed new OEM gaskets). Not sure how it will hold up to the elements, but now the car is complete and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,352
Posted By Augster
Although my intent was to use my plain '03 E46 as...

Although my intent was to use my plain '03 E46 as a daily commute for school with it's excellent gas mileage, after having to rebuild the transmission and repair body damage, I've now sunken about...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,992
Posted By Augster
Just be patient and work slowly. Whenever it...

Just be patient and work slowly. Whenever it binds on something, feel around the obstruction to determine how to orientate (rotate) the line and how much force may be necessary to gently persuade...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,992
Posted By Augster
I believe that "bulky thing" is the transmission...

I believe that "bulky thing" is the transmission shift linkage, which I think I disconnected to ensure I have as much room to access the bolt holding the clamping plate that secures both cooler lines...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Augster
I couldn't find any Bosch lenses on their site...

I couldn't find any Bosch lenses on their site for that price, but they do offer their own branded Khoalty lens pair for $80 and their "reviews" indicate they are on par quality-wise with Bosch:
...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Augster
I already did: it was completely horrible before...

I already did: it was completely horrible before and the sanding/polishing allowed me to actually see through the lens again! But there were deep gouges and nicks that were not able to be sanded...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-12-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Augster
Glass, you say? I dunno... the description...

Glass, you say? I dunno... the description states, "high quality polycarbonate with a protective UV coating"

E46 Sedan Head Light Lenses (Facelift)...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-12-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Augster
Question Headlight Lens Replacement

I'm looking at some Helix headlight lenses to replace scratched, dinged, and yellowed ones: $75 for a pair shipped.

Anyone have any experience with these?

Sold my car to my neighbor and she...
Forum: Exterior 03-12-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By Augster
Will it include the complete bumper, trim,...

Will it include the complete bumper, trim, grilles, and fog lights, or just the plain bumper sans all bolt-ons?

If includes all, I am willing to pick up (driving from Sandy Eggo), depending on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By Augster
The previous owner over-opened the filler filler...

The previous owner over-opened the filler filler door, bending it at the points that contact the small rubber bumpers.

You can attempt to gently massage the bent areas back, but likely it will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By Augster
I can post a few photos later, but basically the...

I can post a few photos later, but basically the fuel filler door should stick out roughly 90 degrees from the body fully opened; any more than that would probably cause issues.

But even then, the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-27-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 182,008
Posted By Augster
Yeap. I learned the hard way too on buying used...

Yeap. I learned the hard way too on buying used electrical parts: you have to get them checked immediately, otherwise, if they turn out defective and too much time has elapsed from completion of the...
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