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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-12-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,321
Posted By Bandersnatch
Here's a link to an older thread on another forum...

Here's a link to an older thread on another forum where the rain sensor was installed on a non-rain sensor windshield. There are pretty good pictures of the install.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Bandersnatch
Here's a the "dicey" DIY Doug was talking about -...

Here's a the "dicey" DIY Doug was talking about -

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=719606&highlight=cluster+knob

G Coop found a very cheap, and well documented way to recover from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Bandersnatch
Welcome Grimax, I see this is your first...

Welcome Grimax,

I see this is your first post, but it is hard to guess what you mean by "amplifier phonos".

Possibly you are asking whether another music source (in addition to the radio or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 57,513
Posted By Bandersnatch
Jaymemaurice has a very detailed DIY on this: ...

Jaymemaurice has a very detailed DIY on this:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=759844

And some of the discussion about programming is toward the end of this thread:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,970
Posted By Bandersnatch
'02 model year cars did not have an...

'02 model year cars did not have an aux-compatible radio, even though they have a mode button. You need an '03 or later radio for aux-in.

Here's a good summary of model year and radio part...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Bandersnatch
The sensor is on the back of the rear view...

The sensor is on the back of the rear view mirror. If you have a decal or sticker on the windshield near there, it might cause the situation you describe.

I'm pretty sure there's no manual...
Forum: Site Feedback/Questions/Suggestions 06-17-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,498
Posted By Bandersnatch
:popcorn: :thumbsup:

:popcorn: :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 32,420
Posted By Bandersnatch
Sorry to get OT, but look at the options for part...

Sorry to get OT, but look at the options for part #8 in the realoem diagram in Philbert's post (#5).

What the heck is a "patrol vehicle, camouflaged" ???!!

Visions of a camo E46 offroad &...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-14-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,894
Posted By Bandersnatch
Hi Gary, The Conti DWS has a UTQG spec of...

Hi Gary,

The Conti DWS has a UTQG spec of 520AA while the Exalto A/S has 400AA. Doesn't that mean that the Conti should be the longer wearing tire?

I've always wondered about those wear...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-14-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,001
Posted By Bandersnatch
Snowcat, I know you've been a strong critic of...

Snowcat, I know you've been a strong critic of the P46's. In your opinion, is the FXR version enough of an improvement to overcome your concerns?

Or do you still recommend retrofitting OEM xenons?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By Bandersnatch
I'm pretty sure you can't buy it separately. It...

I'm pretty sure you can't buy it separately. It comes with the gas cap. But it was only about $25 as I recall.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Bandersnatch
Wow, you're right Scott. Thanks for the info. ...

Wow, you're right Scott. Thanks for the info.

Now I've got less than 85 nighttime driving hours to get those HIDs. :D
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,248
Posted By Bandersnatch
Scott, let me rephrase what I think you're saying...

Scott, let me rephrase what I think you're saying so we can understand this better.

Russ is talking about a different problem I think. He has an alignment issue where if he lets go of the wheel,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,248
Posted By Bandersnatch
After an alignment, you should ride in the...

After an alignment, you should ride in the passenger seat during the test drive. Watch what the tech does - hands off, no pull?, SW straight when driving straight.

If you see anything you don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Bandersnatch
I put Sylvania Silver Star bulbs in our coupe. ...

I put Sylvania Silver Star bulbs in our coupe. That's their "extra-white" equivalent. It did not have a blue coating and was very noticeably whiter than the stock bulbs.

I thought the stock...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-12-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Bandersnatch
Buy a brand-name glue specifically designed for...

Buy a brand-name glue specifically designed for rear view mirrors. Loctite, Permatex, Dynatex etc. You can find these at most auto parts stores.

Follow the instructions supplied with the glue.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By Bandersnatch
It's usually spelled klicks, but everybody knew...

It's usually spelled klicks, but everybody knew what it was, TC.

Ian was making a funny. It's hard to tell 'cause he's a limey or something.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,811
Posted By Bandersnatch
880ZHP, Here's a wiring diagram for the...

880ZHP,

Here's a wiring diagram for the factory HK Sub system.

This info came from:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=563195

The connector in the center of the rear deck (that...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-03-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,476
Posted By Bandersnatch
There is now an official BMW replacement for the...

There is now an official BMW replacement for the roundel on the key fob. Part number 66.12.2.155.753

Many thanks to BMW330ciandr6 for the heads up: ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Bandersnatch
A lot of people believe the stock amplifier is...

A lot of people believe the stock amplifier is pretty good and that the weak point in the audio system is the speakers.

Here are a few threads with information about replacing the rear mid-bass...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Bandersnatch
+1 for America's Best Automotive in Alpharetta. ...

+1 for America's Best Automotive in Alpharetta.

Talk to Dean (the owner) if he's there - he's a big Bimmer enthusiast. Discount Tire stores (at least the one on Holc. Br.) have coupons for $$ off...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-02-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,716
Posted By Bandersnatch
DCCA is a huge outfit, why do you think they're...

DCCA is a huge outfit, why do you think they're on life support?

Edit: Very useful link in the post below, thanks for that info - I'm going to save that link for future reference. And :flipoff:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,717
Posted By Bandersnatch
You can replace the battery in your old key using...

You can replace the battery in your old key using this DIY:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=451510
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-01-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,726
Posted By Bandersnatch
Dan, see the 2nd and 3rd to last pics in the very...

Dan, see the 2nd and 3rd to last pics in the very first post.

PBSun cut the plastic frame off the OEM speaker. It has the oddball 3-hole mounting system that BMW uses. Then he screwed his...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-01-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,716
Posted By Bandersnatch
I think the problem is the 6022si speakers are...

I think the problem is the 6022si speakers are being discontinued. That's why they were so cheap when I bought them back around the first of this year. The newer model (6032si) has a different...
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