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Forum: E46 Convertible 05-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By das BENZin
Any ideas on what to look at? It seems to me like...

Any ideas on what to look at? It seems to me like something just needs lubrication.
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-23-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By das BENZin
Is this normal top actuation noise?

I took a little video - is the creak at the end normal?
https://drive.google.com/file/d/12YdIR1w7m4o1O4mSJnkksuE50y1uHUhrig/view?usp=sharing

Ignore the gap between the windows going down and the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-23-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By das BENZin
Mass airflow sensor is my bet. That can account...

Mass airflow sensor is my bet. That can account for all of your codes (yes, even the transmission issue believe it or not). Possible it just needs to be cleaned with MAF sensor spray, but just as...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-19-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By das BENZin
Someone with a steam wand needs to see what seal...

Someone with a steam wand needs to see what seal steam gets past.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-08-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,165
Posted By das BENZin
There is. Regular viscosity DOT 4, like Ate Typ...

There is. Regular viscosity DOT 4, like Ate Typ 200, says it's DOT 4 on the bottle. Low viscosity DOT 4, like Ate SL6, says it's DOT 4 Low Viscosity on the bottle. The bottle will specify low...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-08-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By das BENZin
Clunking and whirring at the end of the opening process?

Ever since doing the batwings replacement, I'm paranoid about everything with the top because I wonder if I could have damaged anything by perhaps overly opening the convertible top lid. When opening...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 05-07-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By das BENZin
Most auto parts stores sell garbage. I like P21S...

Most auto parts stores sell garbage. I like P21S Bodywork Conditioning Shampoo, but there are many good ones. Look at websites like autopia and detailed image, also carcareonline
What high temp wax...
Forum: Interior 05-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By das BENZin
No e-mail listed. PM sent.

No e-mail listed. PM sent.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-03-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
Actually just slid under today and confirmed that...

Actually just slid under today and confirmed that it has an LT-2 sticker on it. I've got that on the shelf anyway. $108 for 5 liters from BMW of Morristown btw.
If anybody comes across this thread...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 05-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 37,545
Views: 3,577,563
Posted By das BENZin
PMd but never heard back :(

PMd but never heard back :(
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-29-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By das BENZin
$189 per hour? Damn, glad I don't live in CA,...

$189 per hour? Damn, glad I don't live in CA, even if it is beautiful.
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-27-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By das BENZin
I think your best bet is going to be ordering a...

I think your best bet is going to be ordering a new key and just waiting.
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-26-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 37,545
Views: 3,577,563
Posted By das BENZin
If anybody knows of someone trying to sell an e46...

If anybody knows of someone trying to sell an e46 vert wind deflector at a good price let me know.
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By das BENZin
PM was sent a few days ago. Still available?

PM was sent a few days ago. Still available?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-14-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
Jeez Louise. You don't have to buy them in bulk,...

Jeez Louise. You don't have to buy them in bulk, you can get them at a variety of places, and they aren't that overpriced considering they meet the spec. Why do people on forums always want to answer...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-14-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By das BENZin
I'm in Hampton. There isn't anybody doing...

I'm in Hampton. There isn't anybody doing sidework who is properly equipped for a lot of stuff that I know of. I have a friend who sometimes does sidework, but his shop is a general shop, and I don't...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-14-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
GL-5 in a synchronized gearbox? That would be...

GL-5 in a synchronized gearbox? That would be surprising. Or do you just mean in the rear end?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
Yes, VA. I'm just trying to confirm that it's ...

Yes, VA. I'm just trying to confirm that it's the same mtf LT-2 they specified for most of their transmissions and not the later LT-3 spec which is not a replacement but a different spec for a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
I mean what fluid is the factory fill, not how...

I mean what fluid is the factory fill, not how much.

Also, you don't need a pump, you just need some tubing and a high shelf to put the bottle on.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-12-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By das BENZin
What are the factory fill in the MT and diff?

2005 330CiC with 6-speed manual. What are the factory fill fluids for the gearbox and the rear end? Note, not wondering what aftermarket fluid people use and like more, just trying to figure out what...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-12-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By das BENZin
Convertible top opening "tip function"

Came across this in the TIS...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-12-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By das BENZin
Thanks for the info! Talk about putting the...

Thanks for the info! Talk about putting the support in supporting vendor!
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-07-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By das BENZin
How to know when to replace top shocks

There are two shocks on the convertible frame. (these http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/54318268980/ES158432/)

Now, shocks like that on hoods and trunk lids never last more than a handful...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37,545
Views: 3,577,563
Posted By das BENZin
Pic of where they are? And how much torque has to...

Pic of where they are? And how much torque has to be able to applied to them? I have some 1/4" male ended security torx bits (i.e. they fit into a screw driver handle).
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-07-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By das BENZin
Top often won't open when engine shut off

2005 330Cic. The top will often not open using the convenience feature (i.e. holding the unlock button down with the key). It will try, but it will only get like 10-20% done opening before it stops....
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