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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By APM77
This may explain it! My car is a European...

This may explain it!

My car is a European right-hand-drive model.

However, I don't think that they differentiated between RHD and LHD for the gear levers.

The part number of the new gear ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By APM77
Okay, so a quick update on this. I managed to...

Okay, so a quick update on this. I managed to remove the new gear knob without damaging it and it immediately became obvious why it's not sitting correctly.

The metal shift lever (part No. 6 in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By APM77
Yeah, I thought that it should just sit into the...

Yeah, I thought that it should just sit into the groove and should align itself correctly, but as you can see from the photos, it's definitely crooked.

I'm pretty sure that it's pushed in the full...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By APM77
I'm pretty sure that you have to break the...

I'm pretty sure that you have to break the retaining clip inside the gear knob in order to remove it. I've read this on a few different sources online.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By APM77
Angry Fitted new gear lever…

I need to get some advice on this please.

I just fitted a new BMW MSport weighted gear lever to my car. Unfortunately, I was a bit careless when I was fitting the new gear lever and I just pushed...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By APM77
Thanks for the response. The car is a 2004...

Thanks for the response.

The car is a 2004 Coupe.

I can't really move the control unit from the glove box area as the connecting cable is quite short as it is. If I used some sort of insulation...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By APM77
Question Electrical Interference from Ipod Kit...

I recently had an iPod kit installed in my car, which allows me to play music from my iPod player through the car’s stereo. The kit is called a “Car Connect 2”. The unit itself was fitted beside the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By APM77
Question Looking for recommendation for new springs

Hi,

I need to get new springs, both front and rear, for my car.

I'm thinking of getting an Eibach Pro Kit for my car, which is an E46 MSport Coupe. However, I'm not sure if the Eibach Pro kit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By APM77
Ok, thanks, I plan to refit the glovebox tomorrow...

Ok, thanks, I plan to refit the glovebox tomorrow and I will check for both of those things.

I foudn this video on removing the E46 glovebox, which is quite useful:

...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By APM77
Glovebox not opening properly...

I had an iPod connection fitted to my car recently. Unfortunately, the guy that installed the iPod kit didn't refit the glovebox properly. Now, it's not opening as it used to. It now opens very, very...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-22-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By APM77
I can't restore, one of my fog lights is badly...

I can't restore, one of my fog lights is badly cracked.

Anyone else know if I can just replace the lens?



Thanks
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-18-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By APM77
Replacement fog light lens

Hi,

Anyone know where I can get a replacement lens for the front fog lights on my car?

I need to replace just the plastic lenses as they are badly chipped...

I don't want to replace the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-11-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By APM77
[bump] Anyone?

[bump]

Anyone?
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-10-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By APM77
LED interior trunk lights

Is it possible to get LED bulbs for the interior trunk lights?


Has anyone done it... is it much brighter?

Pics would be helpful.


Thanks
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-04-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By APM77
Replacing radio buttons

Is it possible to replace the three buttons numbered 1-6 on the E46 radio?

Does anyone have a guide on how to replace these buttons?


Thanks
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By APM77
I already checked realoem before I visited my...

I already checked realoem before I visited my local dealer, and there was no part number available for a facelift lens.




I think they only sell the lens for pre-facelift and M3 cars.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-01-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By APM77
Facelift headlight lens?

Is it possible to buy a pair of new headlight lenses for an E46 facelift coupe?

I tried 2 local BMW dealers and they were unable to find any part numbers for the facelift lenses.

(I'm looking...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-21-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By APM77
Question BMW X5 angel eyes...

A friend of mine has a BMW X5 (E70) and it the halogen angel eyes as standard. He has recently fitted "xenon-look" ice white halogen bulbs in the dipped and main beams. However, the angel eyes which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By APM77
Interesting, the car I saw was a 320 msport coupe...

Interesting, the car I saw was a 320 msport coupe (so it definitely wasn't a clubsport).
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By APM77
Glossy plastic around wingmirror

I saw an E46 coupe a few days ago which had an unusual feature. Instead of the normal dull black plastic triangle around the wingmirror housing, this particular car had a glossy plastic triangle,...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-19-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By APM77
Question Fog light lens installation

The lens on one of my fog lights is badly chipped, so I want to replace it.


(1) Is it possible to replace just the plastic lens or do you have to replace the whole fog light?


(2) How...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,296
Posted By APM77
Thanks WBVenom, very helpful with the picture...

Thanks WBVenom, very helpful with the picture above.

Yes, the coupes do indeed have the side mouldings. Mine are a bit chipped from the previous owner and I've decided that I want to replace them....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,296
Posted By APM77
Question Side-strips on E46?

Anyone know how I take off the side-strips on the E46 coupe. They are about halfway down the side of the car and run from wheel to wheel. Both of mine have become chipped, so I want to replace them....
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 06-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By APM77
He'll probably deny responsibility and anyway I...

He'll probably deny responsibility and anyway I just want to get the damage fixed.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 06-05-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By APM77
Angry Scratch in driver's side window?

I went to a pdr specialist this morning to get some parking dents removed from the side of my car. In order to do this, he had to put rods down behind the door panel, between the glass and the window...
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