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Forum: E46 Convertible 07-23-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,582
Posted By cgj
For curiosity sake, what is this coding needed on...

For curiosity sake, what is this coding needed on new BMW's? What is it used for?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By cgj
Thank you!!! I have 2 keys to my convertible...

Thank you!!! I have 2 keys to my convertible that I swap back and forth to keep charged/working. Last time I used key A this past weekend, I dropped it on the pavement hard enough that I was...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By cgj
Did you do the full top or only the lighter...

Did you do the full top or only the lighter areas? Any pictures?
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By cgj
So I got an email from Barvarian Autosport and...

So I got an email from Barvarian Autosport and they have this product on sale. Forever Black Black Top Gel. Anyone ever try it or have any real life experience. Normally I would be leary of...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By cgj
Ok, an update to my own post. I had to take...

Ok, an update to my own post. I had to take apart the rear interior panel. I used this video to get me started.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMuTgbmsMaQ

I had to remove the upper 3 bolts...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By cgj
So I had the same issue. The mount was cracked...

So I had the same issue. The mount was cracked and falling apart. I bought a replacement and started removing the old one and as it fell apart, a piece fell down inside the door panel. I then...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-05-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By cgj
A RWD E46 is a fine winter car. Put on some snows...

A RWD E46 is a fine winter car. Put on some snows and you will be fine.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,681
Posted By cgj
So, my 06 vert just had a similar problem. Phone...

So, my 06 vert just had a similar problem. Phone would show as paired/connected, but bluetooth wouldn't connect on calls and pressing the talk button on the steering wheel had no response. After...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,442
Posted By cgj
Because they aren't. Oil changes are easy, that...

Because they aren't. Oil changes are easy, that is why you can build a business with inexperienced 18 year olds doing them. The stories about seized engines are frightening but a tiny percentage of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By cgj
I am in for the same thing. A reputable...

I am in for the same thing. A reputable upholstery repair in the Northern NJ area. I am dealing with this on both passenger and drivers lumbar support.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 02-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By cgj
Good Leather Repair Shop Recommendation

The stitching on my outsides bolsters on both seats is separating. Not sure if there is a DIY fix to stop it from getting worse but ultimately I want to get them repaired. Anyone know of a good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By cgj
If you think the engineers spec'd the wheels that...

If you think the engineers spec'd the wheels that came with the car you haven't met the accountants. It was a compromise at best.
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-26-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By cgj
My wing man Tucker. ...

My wing man Tucker.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/picture.php?albumid=2866&pictureid=32123


Some good looking friends in these pictures. Let's keep them all safe and make sure they wear...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-26-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,582
Posted By cgj
3 1/2 years ago, my CPO 2006 325 convertible was...

3 1/2 years ago, my CPO 2006 325 convertible was still under the BMW road service coverage. Thinking I had a dead battery, I decided to call road service instead of trying to jump it myself. The...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-31-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By cgj
Good point about wrapped cars. I'm just thinking...

Good point about wrapped cars. I'm just thinking that it sits in the sun for hours and I pull the door closed and the trim slides.

Those are hairline cracks so painting the trim won't hide them. ...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By cgj
Vinyl trim wrap in a convertible

So, I know there are tons of threads on wrapping your interior trim but a have a convertible specific question. Has anyone wrapped their trim and had issues with parking in the sun with the top...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-06-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By cgj
Any follow-up on where this was and how the job...

Any follow-up on where this was and how the job turned out?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-21-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By cgj
Where in NY are you. I'm in Rockland county...

Where in NY are you. I'm in Rockland county with a 325 convertible also and I'm considering getting a interior trim wrap. My driver side door trim is full of splinter cracks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,247
Posted By cgj
I like this idea. May have to give it a try.

I like this idea. May have to give it a try.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By cgj
Seriously. Do not pull up straight towards your...

Seriously. Do not pull up straight towards your face. Or if you must, bring towels for the bloody nose.
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-30-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By cgj
Any update or pics of the install?

Any update or pics of the install?
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-16-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By cgj
FWIW, Raggtop is the product recommeded by Haartz...

FWIW, Raggtop is the product recommeded by Haartz the top manufacturer. There is also a member here who worked for Haartz who has also confirmed this and uses it on his vert.
...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-13-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By cgj
Yes, I would like working with a brush better...

Yes, I would like working with a brush better also. None of the US outlets seem to carry Renovo in black. Blue or Brown only.
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-12-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By cgj
No I haven't looked into a dye kit. Not sure I...

No I haven't looked into a dye kit. Not sure I want to do the entire top and I wonder how a dye kit would work on spot repairs.

The shoe polish repair is an interesting one but I don't know if...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-11-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By cgj
Top Discoloring or wear marks

I have white marks on my top that look like they are caused by the top frame when open. I've tried cleaning them with Raggtop and a soft brush but have been unsuccessful. Anybody have any ideas of...
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