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Forum: E46 Convertible 06-26-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Archbid
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=8540...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=854059
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Archbid
davo 01, which side is the noise coming from? If...

davo 01, which side is the noise coming from? If it is driver side, then it can be the solenoid/relay. If it is passenger side, not so much.
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-22-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Archbid
He was saying passenger side, but the solenoid...

He was saying passenger side, but the solenoid and pump are on the driver side, correct?
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-22-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Archbid
Does the rear lid unlatch before the process...

Does the rear lid unlatch before the process halts? And I liked the "Archbishop" thing
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,221
Posted By Archbid
Get a heat gun. They are cheap, and they are...

Get a heat gun. They are cheap, and they are great for all manner of sticker removal.
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-19-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Archbid
Aftermarket side window glass

my convertible drivers side rear window was broken in to. Has anyone had success with aftermarket glass or should I go oem?
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-17-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Archbid
Sounds like the lid latch motor under the back...

Sounds like the lid latch motor under the back seat. After the roof unlocks from the windshield, and the roof starts to lift, the cvm tries to open the lid.

If the motor gears are stripped, the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 57,088
Posted By Archbid
Don't replace the pump unless you know it is bad....

Don't replace the pump unless you know it is bad. They are incredibly sturdy. Worst case have it rebuilt.

But I would focus on better diagnosis. The harness can break at both hinges. Fuses,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,265
Posted By Archbid
A little off-topic, but EE and software engineer...

A little off-topic, but EE and software engineer is smarter
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,376
Posted By Archbid
It has been 15 years (max) that would require 20k...

It has been 15 years (max) that would require 20k per year. Give it time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Archbid
nope. same as mine. way better than stock!

nope. same as mine. way better than stock!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,376
Posted By Archbid
For the record, a Volvo XC90 over 80k is a POS by...

For the record, a Volvo XC90 over 80k is a POS by definition. I made it to 130k, but it was a phenomenally stupid decision. Lovely car, built like s**t.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Archbid
I replaced the entire cooling system last year,...

I replaced the entire cooling system last year, and the water is only on the left side and rear of the engine, not the front.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Archbid
Fuel pump is cheap and ludicrously easy. Why not...

Fuel pump is cheap and ludicrously easy. Why not just do it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Archbid
Coolant? Wiper fluid? Spots on head cover

I added some oil today and noticed white water spots. However, they were near the bulkhead on the rear of the engine cover. Can anyone look at the pictures and give me your sense of where it might...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-14-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Archbid
I put them on my front. They work great, and MUCH...

I put them on my front. They work great, and MUCH less dust. I hated cleaning the wheels.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-14-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Archbid
Install an aux jack and 5v switched power into...

Install an aux jack and 5v switched power into the glovebox. Attach a miccus minijack to power and auc and pair with your smartphone.

It will turn on and off with switched power, and auto-pair...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Archbid
A post-100k e46 needs several thousand dollars in...

A post-100k e46 needs several thousand dollars in refreshes. A 10-year old house needs several thousand in repainting. A meaningful portion of the car's parts are simply past their useful life. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Archbid
Ditto. I put the stubby in (looks much better,...

Ditto. I put the stubby in (looks much better, and I never listen to the radio), and the threaded portion broke - not steel! Had to tap out the base to attach the new one. Be careful!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By Archbid
You like aux? A little more work and you can...

You like aux? A little more work and you can have raw awesomeness. Get the miccus mini-jack bluetooth receiver and a 12v to 5v converter. Wire a mini-usb off of switched power through the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34,325
Views: 2,774,450
Posted By Archbid
I have TPMS on my Leaf. Got a flat in a terrible...

I have TPMS on my Leaf. Got a flat in a terrible area, so I blew the tire repair kit solution through the valve. Tire was shot, had to get a tow truck, and had to get a sensor replaced that got...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Archbid
Whichever gets you more room to work. If you...

Whichever gets you more room to work. If you watch the DIY videos, they all suggest locking the steering wheel before replacement. This is to prevent the wheels from loving after detaching the guibo,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 197,567
Posted By Archbid
You have 306k on your car!!!

You have 306k on your car!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 197,567
Posted By Archbid
;) good luck

;) good luck
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 197,567
Posted By Archbid
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=164306...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=16430648&postcount=16

it is a comment, not a thread. Enjoy!
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