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Forum: Interior 02-20-2012, 08:05 PM
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Forum: E46 Convertible 02-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By caliboy
Well guys, i ended up trading the car for a new...

Well guys, i ended up trading the car for a new Honda Fit. I was able to get $8,850 for my VERT as trade in value. I was very sad to see my beauty go as i was attached to it but i am glad to see this...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-20-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By caliboy
Well, there is no need. I traded the car in on...

Well, there is no need. I traded the car in on Sunday for a brand new Honda Fit. I was very sad to see my BMW go (even had a bad dream over it) but i was glad to see this money pit go. So, I would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 246,553
Posted By caliboy
97k miles on my 2004 325Cic VERT .. the ICV was...

97k miles on my 2004 325Cic VERT .. the ICV was basically stuck. at first there was no movement when i shook it. took about a bottle of CARB cleaner to get it nice and loos where it would open and...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-18-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By caliboy
Well i followed your lead, i opened up the two...

Well i followed your lead, i opened up the two plastic covers and noticed a very dried and cracked rubber bushing. I sprayed a good amount of WD40 on the rubber bushing and that almost killed the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2012, 02:43 PM
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Views: 246,553
Posted By caliboy
ohh and i found this dude selling the o ring on...

ohh and i found this dude selling the o ring on ebay ... ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 246,553
Posted By caliboy
well i removed the ICV today and it was basically...

well i removed the ICV today and it was basically almost stuck. i shook it but it barely moved. it took half a bottle of carb cleaner to get it to start moving side to side when i shook it. good...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-18-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By caliboy
Go over the whole convertible system. From...

Go over the whole convertible system. From outside to inside. Make sure it is not torn or badly worn out parts. Make sure there are rubbing marks of it rubbing anywhere doing the operation. Time the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 246,553
Posted By caliboy
2004 325CIc Auto M54 Engine 97k miles SES...

2004 325CIc Auto M54 Engine 97k miles

SES light came on and i got P0171 and P0174 Bank 1 and 2 to lean.

Changed the following:

fuel pump (failed)
fuel filter (as a precaution)
air...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-17-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By caliboy
Well, yea very cool story. I had the car on a...

Well, yea very cool story. I had the car on a lift and did not find anything that was making noise. I will look into the shock towers to see if they are worn. I took the entire damn trunk apart and i...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-16-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By caliboy
I would say that is going to be a SUPER hard...

I would say that is going to be a SUPER hard find! If i had that car in that condition at this moment, there would be no way i would sell it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-15-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 85,206
Posted By caliboy
do you guys know if the SES light needs to be...

do you guys know if the SES light needs to be reset after this or should it turn off my its self?
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By caliboy
well, i did the online Honda trade in value...

well, i did the online Honda trade in value estimator and it came back with $9,800. Ill go to my local Honda dealer to see what happens.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 85,206
Posted By caliboy
Well i was getting codes bank 1 and 2 to lean....

Well i was getting codes bank 1 and 2 to lean. replaced the air flow sensor and reset the light. code came back a week later. i did a smoke test and found all the vents pipes under the intake...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-14-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,819
Posted By caliboy
i would say to swap all the orange lenses. smoked...

i would say to swap all the orange lenses. smoked may be to much as the car is black but for sure white lenses at lease. looking good so far! how about some more pics with the top down!
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,941
Posted By caliboy
i dont know why but i was under the impression...

i dont know why but i was under the impression the E46 used mechanical top lift mechanism and not hydraulic. if any of the fluid went on the leather, clean is ASAP! or it will cause stains on the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By caliboy
Pressure Regulating Valve $57 Vent Pipe $25 ...

Pressure Regulating Valve $57
Vent Pipe $25
Connecting Line $33
Vent Hose $15
Return Pipe $33
Adjuster Unit $212
Intake Gasket $60
sucking jet pump $57
throttle gasket $11
radiator coolant...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By caliboy
i don't see automatic on/off headlights, there is...

i don't see automatic on/off headlights, there is no home link, there is no H/K sound system, does it have heated seats? just things i couldn't live without....Xenon headlight?
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By caliboy
Jeff, i will go as far as saying stay away from a...

Jeff, i will go as far as saying stay away from a high mileage BMW. It is constant upkeep, i mean its one thing after another. Basically complete PITA! I have HUGELY regret keeping my E46 VERT pass...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By caliboy
well i hope i will get $10 for trade...im so sick...

well i hope i will get $10 for trade...im so sick of this car i want to get rid of it. i will NEVER EVER keep another BMW past 60k miles (warranty expiration miles) its $250 every month in...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By caliboy
Excellent $9,583 Very Good $9,408 Good ...

Excellent
$9,583
Very Good
$9,408
Good
$8,933
Fair
$7,858
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-11-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By caliboy
yea, i know of at least 10 E46 owners on whom the...

yea, i know of at least 10 E46 owners on whom the fuel pump has stopped working on. if you can DIY the fuel pump is a very easy to change. most the work is not hard but the parts do add up. the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-11-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By caliboy
well the car does look very clean for the year...

well the car does look very clean for the year and miles (or KM) on it. however, at 100k miles on it be prepared for around 2k-2500 in service to be done on it if the 100k miles service has not been...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-11-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By caliboy
im not saying its still covered under the factory...

im not saying its still covered under the factory warranty. to give you some feedback, i leased the car back in 03/04 for 3 and 1/2 year lease. when the lease was done i took it back, had it...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-11-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By caliboy
ohh and the radiator reservoir decided to explode...

ohh and the radiator reservoir decided to explode today gushing fluid all over the engine. there goes $180!!! sorry that was just a random rant! tomorrow i gota take the intake manifold apart to...
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